Pucks and Sticks and Dirty Tricks

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Trafford Publishing, 2005 - Hockey stories - 212 pages
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Robert Fennell has taken a euphemistic look at the Great Canadian Game - namely hockey. The story takes place in Saskatchewan where two fictitious teams, the Frontier Aces and the Moose Lake Thunderclouds, battle it out for the symbol of Northern League supremacy, the Manly Cup. With the 'cup' as their objective, the two teams struggle through an arduous seven-game playoff series, filled with tricks, schemes, brawls, and other forms of nonsensical mayhem. Central to the story in the Frontier Aces' goaltender, Stonewall Cody. He is one of the sneakiest, most conniving players ever to strap on a set of pads. His lust for victory is accompanied by a colorful array of characters, both human and animal. Stonewall's attempts to manipulate each game in his team's favor often lead to hilarious results. Never has a rivalry between two teams in any sport been so entertaining and side-splittingly funny.


 

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Contents

THE FIRST GAME
1
THE SECOND GAME
25
THE THIRD GAME
46
THE FOURTH GAME
72
THE FIFTH GAME
96
THE SIXTH GAME
126
THE LAST GAME
168
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