Ice hockey fans will pull on their skates and gear up for this Who HQ title about the Stanley Cup Finals--the National Hockey League's championship games. Out of the thirty-two pro hockey teams that compete, only one can call itself the champion and proudly hoist up the Stanley Cup--the oldest sports trophy in the world! From the formation of the leagues and the crowning of the first championship-winning team, to the Rangers' Stanley Cup curse and the uncertain fate of the teams during the Spanish flu epidemic, this book recounts the highs and lows of this exciting ice hockey series.
What is the Stanley Cup and when was it first awarded? What team has won the cup the most? And is there really a Lord Stanley and how did the cup come to carry his name? Hockey fans will find the answers to these questions and much more information in S is for the Stanley Cup: A Hockey Championship Alphabet. The Stanley Cup is the championship trophy awarded annually to the National Hockey League playoff winner and is one of the oldest and most prestigious awards in professional sports. Following the alphabet this book uses poetry and expository text to pay tribute to the Stanley Cup with topics that include Cup history and records, famous team captains, nail-biting finishes, as well as unique traditions.
When the Screech Owls travel to Ottawa to play in a special edition of the Little Stanley Cup, they're excited to take in the sights and adventures of the city, but soon find themselves in the middle of a real ghost hunt.
The Night They Stole the Stanley Cup involves a local hockey team as they follow a trail of intrigue and mischief. A student booklet provides a backbone for the novel study and ensures student comprehension as well as building vocabulary and language skills. Related activities are suggested, which add variety and meaning to the workbook-style questions in the booklet. Great for the entire class, small groups or individually. This current, humorous novel deals with mature themes in a way that kids can relate to. "The Night They Stole the Stanley Cup" is sure to score with students. This Novel Study provides a teacher and student section with a variety of culminating activities, extension activities, discussion questions, chapter questions, crossword, word search, and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
Hockey is a thrilling, fast-paced sport, and the action gets even more intense during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Fans can't get enough of the booming slap shots, the devastating body checks, and the overtime finishes. The Stanley Cup Playoffs: The Quest for Hockey's Biggest Prize covers it all with exciting text and vivid photos. The greatest games, the biggest moments, and the most incredible goals are all here. Join Wayne Gretzky, Alex Ovechkin, and more hockey superstars of the past and present on a fun journey through the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
An official Hockey Hall of Fame book. The definitive book on the history of the Stanley Cup and the championship teams that have won it. Between the 1892-93 Amateur Hockey Association season and the 2017-18 NHL season, the Stanley Cup has been awarded 146 times in 126 seasons to 30 different franchises. In Stanley Cup, Eric Zweig details every single championship, including rosters, stats, and stories from the seasons and the playoffs. Over 200 photographs and incredibly unique statistical tables round out the season-by-season championship breakdown. Find answers for such questions as: How many Stanley Cup finals were decided in Game 7? How many Stanley Cup finals were decided in overtime? Who has scored a Stanley Cup-winning goal and then went on to win a Cup as a coach? How many players have won the Stanley Cup with three or more teams? Who had the longest career without winning the Stanley Cup? What are the most goals by one team in a Stanley Cup final game? and many more. Chart the course of hockey history and revisit the dynasties and Cinderella stories of each and every decade. From Bobby Baun's overtime winner on a broken leg to stave off elimination in the 1964 Stanley Cup final to Brett Hull's infamous "no goal" in Buffalo to seal the 1999 final, Stanley Cup is full of magic moments and incredible achievements.