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Silver Seven Book Club

A collection of hockey-related book reviews and author interviews.

"The Instigator": A timely look at Bettman's NHL

Gary Bettman's changed the business of the NHL in his tenure as commissioner, and Jonathon Gatehouse's look at his impact is well worth a look.

Indian Horse: A hockey novel that won't bore you

With his most recent novel, Richard Wagamese uses the captivating tale of a professional hockey player to illustrate the Aboriginal experience in Canada.

Stanley Cup trustees failing hockey fans

The trustees of the Stanley Cup are fully willing to jeopardize the legacy and history of the Stanley Cup out of respect for the NHL and its players. They're failing the father of the Cup by doing so.

Where hockey comes from

Hockey, like hockey journalism, is at its best when it's starts at the beginning: Outside.

Silver Seven interviews Michael McKinley, author of The Penalty Killing (part two)

The second part of an interview with Michael McKinley, author of The Penalty Killing.

Silver Seven interviews Michael McKinley, author of The Penalty Killing (part one)

A discussion with author Michael McKinley on his book, The Penalty Killing, as well as the 'backroom history' of the NHL, the role television plays in how we remember our sport, and the NHL's desperate attempts to control 'the message'.

Silver Seven interviews Michael McKinley, author of Hockey: A People's History (part three)

Silver Seven had the opportunity to talk to Michael McKinley, author of Hockey: A People's History, about his book, the game, and the Canadian experience. This is the third and final part of the interview.

Silver Seven interviews Michael McKinley, author of Hockey: A People's History (part two)

Silver Seven had the opportunity to talk to Michael McKinley, author of Hockey: A People's History, about his book, the game, and the Canadian experience. This is the second part of the interview.

Silver Seven interviews Michael McKinley, author of Hockey: A People's History (part one)

Silver Seven had the opportunity to talk to Michael McKinley, author of Hockey: A People's History, about his book, the game, and the Canadian experience. This is part one of the interview.