visión de conjunto:Reseña del editor Gives die-hard fans and newcomers to the sport the inside edge! -Scotty Bowman NHL's winningest coach and former coach of the Detroit Red Wings Nothing gets by John Davidson. If the first edition didn't already make you a fan then this edition will! -Mark Messier NHL All-Star My dog Blue and I ran out to get Hockey For Dummies 2nd Edition. We give it two paws up! -Don Cherry former NHL coach and Coaches Corner commentator for Hockey Night in Canada ...a must read for all hockey fans! -John Vanbiesbrouck former goaltender New York Islanders ...the most comprehensive easily understood source of hockey history and instruction I've ever come across. Not only was 'JD' a superb player in the NHL he is also an extremely skilled commentator sharing his knowledge of the game with fans all over North America. From hat tricks to power plays Hockey For Dummies provides the reader with the wisdom of an expert. -From the Foreword by Wayne Gretzky This updated edition of the bestselling guide to all things hockey is packed with illustrations and play-by-play descriptions diagrams and photos of the NHL's greatest players. It tells you how to:* Gear up safely with the right equipment* Improve your skills with drills* Warm up mentally-and physically-before hitting the ice* Respect rules and good sportsmanship* Find US and Canadian leagues and camps Former New York Ranger John Davidson offers you plays only the pros know and tips for playing hockey at any level. And he fills you in on:* Hockey ABCs its origins positions gear rules and more* The complete NHL-explores the various leagues greatest players training and tons of fascinating facts figures and priceless trivia* The best ways to follow the game from the stands or on TV* How the pros do it-includes tips from Gretzky on passing Messier on winning face-offs and other star players on how to play like a pro From youth leagues to the secrets of the NHL greats Hockey For Dummies is your total guide to this cool sport. Contraportada Praise for Hockey For DummiesGives die-hard fans and newcomers to the sport the inside edge!Scotty Bowman NHL's winningest coach and coach of the Detroit Red WingsNothing gets by John Davidson. If the first edition didn't already make you a fan then this edition will!Mark Messier NHL All-StarMy dog Blue and I ran out to get Hockey For Dummies 2nd Edition. We give it two paws up!Don Cherry former NHL coach and Coaches' Corner commentator for Hockey Night in CanadaExplore this cool sport from youth leagues to the NHL!This updated guide covers the latest hockey moves on and off the ice. In these pages packed with illustrations and play-by-play descriptions diagrams and photos of some of the NHL's greatest players former New York Ranger goalie John Davidson offers you plays only the pros know plus tips for playing hockey at any level.Discover how to:Gear up safely with the right equipmentImprove your skills with drillsWarm up mentally and physically before hitting the iceRespect rules and good sportsmanshipFind US and Canadian leagues and campsGet smart! www.dummies.com Biografía del autor John Davidson is a commentator for ABC Sports and contributes to NHL.com and Inside the NHL on the radio. John Steinbreder is an award-winning writer and author.