View Full Version : Hockey: More Than A Game - new television special

12-08-2011, 01:09 PM
coming Monday from Detroit Public TV (WDET channel 56) - likely to spread to the rest of the northern tier of states:

Celebrating one of the fastest, most challenging sports in the world and its role in Canadian life, Hockey More Than a Game premieres Monday, 12/12 at 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. ET. Exploring hockey history and culture, the entertaining and passionate documentary offers an insightful, intimate look at the game described as “Canada’s gift to the world.”

While capturing the timeless excitement of competition, the film relays the spirit of hockey, its traditions, dramatic human stories and family commitment.

Former Detroit Red Wing player and Canadian Olympic team member Jason Woolley will join us in-studio for more insight on the program.

Tune in to learn how hockey has evolved over nearly 200 years — from open-pond outdoor games to professional play in packed National Hockey League arenas.

see trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbbwHPQbgQM&feature=youtu.be