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Hockey-tonk: the amazing story of the Nashville Predators

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Since becoming an official franchise of the National Hockey League in May 1998, The Nashville Predators have gained an incredible amount of regional and national attention. In Hockey Tonk , owner Craig Leipold and Richard Oliver take readers on a fascinating journey from the birth of the Nashville Predators to the planning and execution of the team's inaugural season. From their first game in October 1998 before a sell out crowd of more than 17,000 to games being played today, the Nashville Predators have drawn a total of more than a million fans to their games. This book goes behind the scenes to describe not only how the Predators got and kept so many fans so fast, but also how they became one of the NHL's most successful expansion teams in just one season. Fans and business people alike will be interested in this amazing story.

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9780785268413
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Hard-hitting, nonstop action (and that's just what happens off the ice).

Hockey is the fastest of all team sports?an emotional, exhilarating, and highly entertaining blend of speed, finesse, intensity, and bone-crunching physical impact. And the NHL's Nashville Predators are, in every respect, a team to watch. But the story leading up to, and through, the Predators' triumphant first season is every bit as exciting as the game itself.

Hockey Tonk tells of one man's dream of bringing a pro team to a city best known for its music industry. The journey from that dream to its fulfillment in an arena filled with 17,000 screaming fans is a story of vision, passion, hard work, perseverance, and commitment to long-term success. It's a story of teamwork and hard-nosed competition, both on and off the ice.

Just a few short years ago, the majority of Nashville, Tennessee, didn't know the difference between a blue line and a line dance. But now Music City has become a pro sports town, thanks to a fiercely competitive hockey team, its business-and community-minded front office, and fan support that, according to USA Today, is second to none.

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subject_facet Hockey -- Economic aspects -- United States, Nashville Predators (Hockey team) -- Finance, Nashville Predators (Hockey team) -- History
title_display Hockey-tonk : the amazing story of the Nashville Predators
title_full Hockey Tonk The Amazing Story of the Nashville Predators, Hockey-tonk : the amazing story of the Nashville Predators / Craig Leipold and Richard W. Oliver
title_short Hockey-tonk :
title_sub the amazing story of the Nashville Predators
topic_facet Economic aspects, Finance, History, Hockey, Nonfiction, Sociology