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Podnieks, Andrew

Overview
Works: 99 works in 211 publications in 3 languages and 3,267 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Miscellanea  Biography‡vPictorial works  Anecdotes  Records (Sports) 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Creator
Classifications: GV847, 796.96203
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Andrew Podnieks
The concise encyclopedia of hockey by M. R Carroll( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superstars and record holders; Stanley Cup and international championships; rules and terms, great moments and much, much more
Kings of the ice : a history of world hockey( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three stars and other selections : more amazing hockey lists for trivia lovers by Jefferson Davis( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following on the heels of the successful Hello Hockey Fans from Coast to Coast, hockey fans and researchers Andrew Podnieks and Jefferson Davis present the second book of obscure hockey lists, The Three Stars and Other Selections. With more than 40 photos, this book features lists such as: -- Highest Point Totals by a Player in His Second NHL Season -- Players To Hold Single Season Records for More Than One Team -- The Eight Most Important Games Ever Played in California -- Best NHL Players Born in New York State -- Most Important Trades Between The Maple Leafs and The Canadiens -- Most Career NHL Goals Without a 30-Goal Season -- Largest Point Decrease by an NHL Team in One Season -- Best Games from The First NHL-USSR Super Series (1975-76) -- Fastest Trips to the Stanley Cup Final by an Expansion Team The Three Stars and Other Selections contains information not previously available, and will have hockey trivia fans testing their friends and seeing who can name the ten least known players to score a cup-clinching goal. As a companion to Hello Hockey Fans or on its own, The Three Stars is the perfect book for any die-hard hockey fan
A Canadian saturday night : hockey and the culture of a country by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With heart and humor, popular hockey author Andrew Podnieks highlights the game's vital place in the fabric of daily life in Canada. Accompanied by stunning color images, the 65?mini-essays" here bring to life the glorious events, objects, and artifacts that form the sport's collective memory? tabletop hockey and backyard rinks, the heart-quickening drama of overtime goals, and the quiet majesty of the Zamboni. To flip through these pages is to wander through a museum brimming with hockey legend and lore
The great one : the life and times of Wayne Gretzky by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Great One: The Life and Times of Wayne Gretzky celebrates the twenty-year NHL career of this century's greatest athlete. From his early days as Brantford, Ontario's whiz kid, to his three games in Peterborough and lone full year in Junior with the Soo Greyhounds, from his Stanley Cup and Canada Cup glory to his years in Edmonton, Los Angeles, St. Louis, and finally New York, Wayne Gretzky has epitomized the word "hockey." A recipient of the Order of Canada, he has served as Canada's unofficial ambassador in tournaments around the world. The Great One includes an unparalleled compilation of #99's records of achievement and game-by-game statistics for his two decades of excellence. Expertly written and researched by hockey historian Andrew Podnieks, the book is enhanced by more than one hundred spectacular full-colour photographs, some of which have never been published before. This magnificent tribute to Wayne Gretzky also includes rare interviews, anecdotes, and little-known facts about The Great One. Book jacket."--Jacket
Hockey's greatest teams : teams, players, and plays that changed the game by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hockey superstitions : from playoff beards to crossed sticks and lucky socks by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of North America's best-known hockey writers examines the strangest rituals and superstitions within the NHL. Why did Wayne Gretzky start every pre-game warm-up by shooting wide to the right of the net (a rather funny habit, given that he scored more goals than anyone in the game's history)' Why do many hockey players seem to believe performance is tied directly to facial hair' Why does Geoff Sanderson use a different length stick for every period' And why did Petr Klima break his stick after every goal he scored' Hockey Superstitions, by one of Canada's best-known hockey writers, Andrew Podnieks, explores the fascinating and fun world of hockey superstitions: their origins, their quirks, and the mythology around them. Along the way, it gives us an original look into the minds of the players and coaches behind them. From the Trade Paperback edition
The complete hockey dictionary( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shooting stars : photographs from the Portnoy collection at the Hockey Hall of Fame by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sid vs. Ovi : Crosby and Ovechkin, natural born rivals by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rivalry between Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin
Patrick Roy by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exciting look at the lives of hockey's greatest players and the fast-paced world of the NHL" Cf. Our choice, 2001
Canada's Olympic hockey teams : the complete history, 1920-1998 by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada's Olympic hockey history, 1920-2010 by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

7 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast ice : superstars of the new NHL by Andrew Podnieks( )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the incredible debut of Auston Matthews to the unparalleled speed of Connor McDavid, the NHL is experiencing a rebirth that is based on speed and skill, not size, fighting, or intimidation. Fast Ice: Superstars of the New NHL features profiles of more than 50 of today's greatest stars. Included are veterans like Sidney Crosby and arch-rival Alexander Ovechkin, but the heart of the book is the youth movement that has given fans new optimism for an exciting future. Written by bestselling author Andrew Podnieks and featuring dozens of full-colour photographs, this is sure to be a compelling addition to the hockey lover's library."--Provided by publisher
Lord Stanley's cup by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive look at the Stanley Cup, including its origins, history and stories of those associated with it. It includes a list of all the names as they appear on the famous trophy
Team Canada 1972 : the official 40th anniversary celebration by Andrew Podnieks( )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hockey writer Andrew Podnieks presents a history of the 1972 Canada-U.S.S.R. Hockey Series, featuring interviews with every surviving Team Canada player
Paul Kariya by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golf now! by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings you the highs and lows of professional competition. Experience the best and brightest personalities as you tee off with Singh and Els; stroll the fairway with Furyk and Ochoa; read the green with Weir and Wie, and pump your fist with Woods and Mickelson
Where countries come to play : celebrating the world of Olympic hockey and the Triple Gold Club by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where Countries Come to Play chronicles each Olympic tournament, from the 1920 Antwerp games to Vancouver in 2010. Illustrated with photographs from the IIHF archives, the book features rare pictures of games and players, as well as memorabilia and artifacts. Each event is retold through a detailed narrative that will offer fans a complete history of Olympic hockey, including amazing stories from both on and off the ice, organizational challenges, bitter battles, player's tales, and spectacular hockey action. The book also contains a prelude to 2014 Sochi and a detailed appendix of Olympic hockey stats. As well, Where Countries Come to Play celebrates the IIHF's Triple Gold Club, whose members have each won an Olympic Gold Medal, a Stanley Cup, and a World Championship. For the first time in book form, the elite club's twenty-five members are profiled and the story of their accomplishments told. The book will be publsihed in advance of the Sochi Winter Games and is the must-have hockey book for all fans of the game and for anyone that has ever cheered for their nation as they skated out onto the ice
Honoured Canadiens by Andrew Podnieks( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The concise encyclopedia of hockey
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Kings of the ice : a history of world hockeyThe three stars and other selections : more amazing hockey lists for trivia loversA Canadian saturday night : hockey and the culture of a countryThe great one : the life and times of Wayne GretzkyHockey's greatest teams : teams, players, and plays that changed the gameHockey superstitions : from playoff beards to crossed sticks and lucky socksThe complete hockey dictionaryShooting stars : photographs from the Portnoy collection at the Hockey Hall of Fame
Alternative Names
Andrew Podnieks Canadian sportswriter

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