Essays Tagged: "hockey player"


andinterpretation. This person is my hero and idol. He is one of the greatplayer in the history of hockey. He set the all-time NHL scoring recordin 26 seasons and got four Stanley cup in a row from 1 ... and got four Stanley cup in a row from 1984-1988. He isWayne Gretzky, the most brilliant and talent hockey player in thiscentury. I chose the 'Gretzky and Taylor' and 'Gretzky with Rick Reilly.The boo ...

(4 pages) 51 1 3.0 Jul/1992

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Brave new world verse our world.

or Brave New World?It all happened to me when I was getting dressed in the locker room one day for hockey. The coach wasn't there on time, so a few of the guys started to clown around in the locker r ... world has no peer pressure or consequences because everyone is doing it. Our world is like being a hockey player with a coach, you have to do what they say or else you will pay. In the Brave New Worl ...

(3 pages) 56 1 1.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is a biography about four different African American hockey players.

er, and Georges Laraque. All four of these men have tolerated the ignorance of some of their fellow hockey players, and they have overcome any challenges that have stood in their way.Not only is Kevin ... e overcome any challenges that have stood in their way.Not only is Kevin Weekes an African American hockey player, but he is a goalie, one of the first to play in the NHL. Although Kevin made his NHL ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Eleven Seconds: Autobiography of Travis Roy - Book Report

Travis Roy, a former collegiate hockey player, wrote his tragic story in a book called Eleven Seconds. Well, he didn't physically wr ... This is because Travis Roy is a quadriplegic. After a mere eleven seconds of Travis' first college hockey game, his dreams of the NHL were shattered forever.Travis Roy's autobiography, Eleven Seconds ... his childhood and his high school career. He reminisces about the fun he had playing little league hockey and how he would help out at the rinks that his father managed. The next part in the story is ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biography of Wayne Gretzky (Basic 2 page typed biography)

ne Gretzky As we all know, Wayne Gretzky has been one of the most influential and well known hockey players of all time. He has battled his way thru the rankings of hockey to achieve many of hi ... inary kid. He began skating when he was about three years old. His father, Walter- a former amateur hockey player, dedicated himself to raise Wayne with . Flooding the backyard and stringing lights so ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Biography of Maurice "Rocket" Richard

ip and in relation to the documentary video 'The Rocket The... Man The Legend' a video based on the hockey player Maurice Richard contributes to our historical understanding in several ways. Throughou ... g the impact Maurice had on and off the ice and how he contributed a lot in our history of the game hockey.Maurice was an outstanding player; he was a goal-scoring machine, broke and set records. He p ...

(6 pages) 24 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Violence in Hockey: When does it go to far and how can a sport known for violence solve its problem?

ay states that violence is impossible to avoid in contact sports, and that violent act committed in hockey is on rise. This paper looks at the occurrence of violence in the National Hockey Association ... the organization of the game. Excess violent activity is unavoidable to some degree in the game of hockey, but as of lately it is becoming more of a common act within the sports. To evaluate this cur ...

(12 pages) 39 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Decline of Hockey in Canada

Hockey is a sport that is part of the social fabric of Canada. Skating on a fresh sheet of ice bring ... Skating on a fresh sheet of ice brings back great memories for many Canadians. Some say the game of hockey isn't what it used to be. Hockey legend Ken Dryden is one of them. He says there is no more r ... aints a beautiful vision for us of Lafleur just practicing alone before a game. At these moments, a hockey player isn't under the restraint of rules and will truly develop their instincts for the game ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

What is motivation, during sport?

What motivates a team? Why do school pupils want to play hockey? What makes first team players want to spend their spare time playing Hockey?Motive: Latin fo ... come hyperactivity or restlessness(Oxford Hypnotherapy)What are the goals, hopes and ambitions of a hockey player? Are these factors that motivate a player? Only a player can tell me this. I will incl ... st that socialisation is a major value of participating in youth sports. Is it the social aspect of hockey or the desire to win that motivates players? How is this different between school and club ho ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

An Essay About Sandra Schmirler

because of greatness: the baseball player who can hit, catch, run or pitch with stunning grace; the hockey player who can skate with electrifying ease; the basketball player who can leap with mystifyi ...

(3 pages) 852 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

UCAS personal statment of a youth worker

h and always felt comfortable with, together we would freely discuss life, its up's and down's.As a hockey player I was very good but academically I was not performing and so my mentor would find ways ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

It's A Story

he end of the third period and George's team The Lions won the game. George is a medium size hockey player, but she's a powerhouse she's stronger than the entire boy's on her team. George is no ... ave the star players." "Okay then." Said George. Then George wrapped some black hockey tape around her hockey stick, that's what she does when she knocks somebody out or get's put ...

(3 pages) 393 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Profile: Hockey - AP English

neuver the small disc through the legs of the opposition in a quest to reach the objective of every hockey player. I remember seeing the one inch thick, 7.5-cm wide mold of composite rubber glide bris ... with the appreciation for the game and the passion that I have for it. Since the 1850s, ice hockey has dominated sporting activity in Canada before leaking throughout the world, and captivatin ...

(8 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Heroes Of Their Time

The game of hockey is fast and furious, combing finesse and brutality. Before Eric Lindros there was never a pla ... came. The "Challenger," known as Peter Forsberg, is unmistakably one of, if not the greatest hockey player in the NHL. Forsberg leads the NHL in assists and [therefore, is constantly responsibl ... with his shot. Both are equally effective in getting goals and leading their teams. Because hockey is such a physical game, players often drop out of the league because of injuries. Lindros ha ...

(1 pages) 446 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

How One Defines Success

e disgust a student feels when a failing mark on an Economics midterm surfaces, the heartbreak of a hockey player missing an open net - but it is often that those failures will lead one to eventual su ...

(6 pages) 31 0 4.3 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays