Puska on Pucks, The Original Internet Hockey Show recently aired a three part feature on hockey authors. Guests included Gare Joyce who was the editor of 30 Years of The Game At Its Best; Blake Sebring who has written two several books on the Fort Wayne Komets including one on Bob Chase; and Glenn Hart who co-authored a book called The Lone Star Skate.
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Blake Sebring is a long-time sports writer and has covered the Fort Wayne Komets for several years. His three books talk about the terrific legacy not only of the Komets hockey team, one of hte most successful franchises in minor league hockey but also talks about their legendary broadcaster Bob Chase.
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This Boxing Day will mark the 30th anniversary of the program that brought hockey fans many glorious memories and made household names of several of our players. Richly illustrated, Thirty Years of the Game at Its Best takes readers on a year by-year retrospective, with each tournament’s story told from the perspectives of the players, coaches, and journalists who were there.
This book is an extraordinary keepsake, published just in time for the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championship. Contributors include Mike Babcock, Brendan Bell, Murray Costello, Damien Cox, Sheldon Ferguson, Gare Joyce, Terry Koshan, Roy MacGregor, Steven Milton, Frank Orr, Donna Spencer, Jesse Wallin, Tim Wharnsby and Ed Willes.
Featuring behind-the-scenes photographs and in-depth interviews with some of hockey's biggest names– from players like Mike Modano and the Howe family to front-office guys like Jim Lites and Rick Kozuback– The Lone Star Skate is a must-have for anyone who is passionate about the puck.
At the time this book was written Glenn Hart owned the CHL's Laredo Bucks and was the 2006 recipient of the league's Rick Kozuback Award. In 1995, Hart purchased an IHL franchise for Houston, winning the championship in the franchise's fourth season. In 1999, Hart's hockey passion took him to Laredo, where he worked with city leaders to develop the Laredo Entertainment Center, home of the Bucks. Hart is the president and cofounder of Laredo Engery, and is a graduate of Texas A&M University. Now since that time Mr. Hart has sold the team to Gustavo Hernandez
Rusty Burson, a graduate of Sam Houston State, began his career as a newspaper reporter in Galveston. He later became and editor for numerous publications in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Burson is currently the associate editor of 12th Man Magazine and vice president of the 12th Man Foundation. Burson has written and published seven books.