World of Hockey: Ice & Asphalt (1995)

Genres - Sports & Recreation  |   Run Time - 59 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith

If they are not already fans, those who watch this video are likely to discover why hockey is now almost as popular in many American communities as it is in Canada. Listen as National Hockey League All-Star Luc Robitaille describes the general physical training, ice skating and stick-handling drills that all successful players must master. A variety of NHL tricks are demonstrated by such pros as Chris Chelios, Pavel Bure and Mario Lemieux. Various types of equipment are shown so that viewers can better understand how the game is played and what the players are wearing. Even Wayne Gretzky, known to hockey fans as "The Great One" shares a few special tips for playing one's best game. Players, coaches and fans should all be able to learn something new from this video. A side trip to hockey's Hall of Fame is also included.



America, hockey, ice, NHL [National Hockey League], skating, sports