Summary Of The Boys Of Winter By Wayne Coffey

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The book The Boys of Winter by Wayne Coffey tells a story about the 1980’s Olympic semi-finals between the U.S.A hockey team and the Russian hockey team. Since the 1960’s team Russia has dominated Olympic hockey. They set an example of how to play the game like, only taking wrist shots, because why risk breaking your stick or getting a splinter with a slap shot. The Russians had no doubt that they would win. But coach Brooks, the coach of the Americans had the game all planned out with trick plays and players playing different positions to mess with the Russians. Team U.S.A practiced for hours to train for the big game, and when they did a drill wrong, he would skate them until they would throw up. But at the end of every practice every player
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