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Carey Price : how a First Nations kid became a superstar goaltender

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    2018
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    The son of an NHL draftee and the chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation, Carey Price got his start on skates as a toddler, first on a frozen creek and then on his father's homemade rink. The natural athlete went on to become one of the top amateur players in Canada in 2002, getting drafted fifth overall by the famed Montreal Canadiens three years later. Now one of the most recognizable figures in hockey, Carey credits his success to his community of Anahim Lake, British Columbia, where hard work and commitment often faced off against remoteness and cost. Throughtout his incredible career, he's taken every oppotunity possible to encourage all young people, especially those who share his indigenous background, to follow their dreams.

    Contents:
    • Prologue
    • A simpler life
    • Skates, school and family ties
    • Up, up and away!
    • Leaving home to follow a dream
    • Steady between the pipes
    • Playing for Canada
    • The NHL takes notice
    • Bonjour Montreal!
    • Playing under pressure
    • Tough times for the blue, white and red
    • Canada's goalie
    • A style all his own
    • Giving back
    • A fan favourite
    • World cup champion
    • Remembering where he comes from
    • Glossary
    • Carey Price's career highlights
    • Acknowledgements
    • Photo credits
    • Index.
    Éditeur original: Toronto, Minneapolis, MN, James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers, Lerner Publisher Services
    Langue(s): English
    ISBN: 9781459412767, 1459412761, 9781459412781, 1459412788
    Collection(s)/Series: TD Summer Reading Club 2020