By Greg Oliver,Jim Gregory
A pioneering and loved Canadian legend involves life
Father David Bauer replaced lives — on the rink, within the lecture room, and on the pulpit. Bauer’s dream created the 1st actually nationwide Canadian hockey group. In 1963, that specific workforce represented Canada in a foreign country and have been devoted to either kingdom and to Father Bauer. no matter if shepherding the hockey application at St. Michael’s collage in Toronto or the men’s nationwide crew out of the collage of British Columbia, Bauer used to be either non secular chief and trailblazer.
Through exhaustive examine and numerous interviews, writer Greg Oliver explores a Canadian icon, the groups that he wear the ice, and the rocky, nearly unfathomable years of the Nineteen Seventies while Canada didn’t play overseas hockey. ultimately, for the 1st time ever, the total tale of pop Bauer’s serious value to Canada’s video game is instructed within the wealthy aspect it merits, and a cherished icon is well known for his contributions to our nation’s carrying history.
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Father Bauer and the Great Experiment: The Genesis of Canadian Olympic Hockey by Greg Oliver,Jim Gregory