Hockey: The Math of the Game

Hockey: The Math of the Game

by Shane Frederick


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How do you calculate a players points? Whats the difference between a goalies save percentage and his goals against average? How much water is needed to cover an ice rink? Fight for the puck and learn about the math that goes into the sport of hockey!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429673211
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Series: Sports Math Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 438,504
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: IG1000L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Shane Frederick has been writing about sports since he worked for his high school newspaper in Wisconsin. He currently covers college hockey and other sports for "The Free Press" newspaper in Mankato, Minnesota, and has won awards for his stories from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. He is also the author of several sports books, including "The Best of Everything Football Book" and "The Ultimate Guide to Pro Football Teams". A graduate of the University of St. Thomas, Shane lives in Mankato with his wife, Sara, their three children, Ben, Jack, and Lucy, and their dog, Molly.

Table of Contents

Order in the chaos — The basics — Offense — Defense — Applying the math.

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