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Where was the first organized indoor hockey game played? When did the tradition of engraving winners' names on the Stanley Cup start? Which six brothers collectively
played in more than 5,000 NHL games? Answers to these questions and many more can be found in H is for Hockey: An NHL Alumni Alphabet. Formed in 1999, the National Hockey League Alumni Association is affectionately known as "Hockey's Greatest
Family" for good reason. Members of the NHL Alumni are considered hockey ambassadors, supporting the game and its history through many charitable causes and programs. Written by one of the game's foremost historians, this book pays tribute to them and the sport they love. Adding a personal touch are the memorable quotes
sprinkled throughout the text. When 17-year-old Sidney Crosby was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2005, he said, "This is amazing. It's been a lot of hard work and a
lot of sacrifices. It's unbelievable!"
Kevin Shea is an accomplished hockey historian, bestselling author and proud recipient of the Society for International Hockey Research’s (SIHR) Brian McFarlane Award for Excellence in Hockey Research and Writing. Shea is the Editor of Publications and Online Features for the Hockey Hall of Fame and teaches a hockey course at Seneca College. An Ajax, Ontario resident, Shea sits on the Toronto Maple Leaf Historical Committee.