Monday, November 28, 2005

Available At All Colorado Springs Book Retailers....

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Miracle II: CC's Domination of the Consolation Game in the WCHA Tournament - No team has come close to Colorado College's record in the 3rd place game of the WCHA Tournament. The authors followed Don Lucia and Scott Owens for several seasons to find out how a rural backwater college like CC could compete with the big boys. The surprising story is a tale of grit, determination and high stakes pressure as the boys overcome the odds season after season to rightfully earn the title "Consolation College."
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The book also details the history of the Broadmoor Trophy (Left). This trophy is awarded annually to the team that wins the WCHA Playoff Tournament. Only the citizens of Colorado Springs could come up with such a beautiful trophy, that Colorado College has naturally never won.
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They Call Me Hobey: The Peter Sejna Story - The heartwarming story of a boy from the mean streets of Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia who came to America to play hockey. Peter leads CC on a wild ride scoring both on and off the ice. He goes on to win the Hobey Baker Award, college hockeys highest individual honor his Junior year. Just as he is about to complete the fairytale story and win the National Championship in his Senior season, he turns pro early to play minor league hockey and arch-rival Denver University skates into Colorado Springs and steals the National Championship.
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I am not a Terrorist by Scott Owens - Tells the often funny story about Coach Owens being mistaken for a terrorist by a Colorado Springs paper boy in the summer of 2004. As the bumbling FBI agents try and make the case against Owens, they mistakenly pay the Paper Boy (a CC grad) the $10 million reward. The money mysteriously turns up in Phil Kessel's fathers bank account in Wisconsin.

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