Striking Silver: The Untold Story of America's Forgotten Hockey Team
The accomplishment of the United States Olympic Hockey team during the 1972 Olympic Winter Games has seemingly been one of hockey's most well-kept secrets in this country. This is the story of Striking Silver and its members, which included schoolboy heroes and college All-Americans as well as those plucked from the jungles of Vietnam: Ahearn, Bader, Boucha, Brown, Christiansen, Curran, Ftorek, Howe, Irving, McElmury, McGlynn, McIntosh, Mellor, Naslund, Olds, Regan, Sanders, Sarner, Sheehy, and Sears ? the Silver Medalwinning 1972 United States Olympic Hockey team.
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Review: Striking Silver: The Untold Story of America's Forgotten Hockey TeamUser Review - Cameron Robertson - Goodreads
I thought that this was a very good book to read. I learned a lot about old time hockey and how the game was played then. I also learned that USA hockey was not as famous as it is now, and that to win ... Read full review
Review: Striking Silver: The Untold Story of America's Forgotten Hockey TeamUser Review - Mary - Goodreads
This story reminded me of why I started watching the Olympics in the first place. Sacrifice, self awareness and finding a way to do the impossible - not the pursuit of big endorsement dollars or a Hollywood audition. Well done. Read full review