Hockey: A People's History

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Hockey: A People's History
Country of origin Canada
No. of episodes 10
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Release
Original network CBC
Original release 28 July (2006-07-28) – 27 October 2006 (2006-10-27)[1]

Hockey: A People's History is a television documentary series from the CBC's Documentary Unit. It premiered on September 17, 2006. It aired on Sunday nights, in two-episode blocks, on CBC Television; repeats were made later in the week on CBC Newsworld.

Much like previous series Canada: A People's History, the series told the history of the sport of ice hockey from a personal perspective, giving voice to various individuals, major and minor, as the sport grows and evolves in Canada.[2][3][4] The series ran for 10 hours in total, and was shot in HD. Episode narration was by actor Paul Gross.

Episodes[edit]

  1. "A Simple Game"
  2. "The Money Game"
  3. "Empires on Ice"
  4. "The People's Game"
  5. "A National Obsession"
  6. "The Golden Age"
  7. "Soul of a Nation"
  8. "Hope and Betrayal"
  9. "Winter of Discontent"
  10. "Reclaiming the Game"

Other Media[edit]

Warner Bros. and CBC Home Media have released a 6-Disc DVD collection. The collection features two episodes per disc as well as bonus features on the 6th disc.

McClelland & Stewart has released a print version of Hockey: A People's History by Michael McKinley as well as an updated version with additional final chapter.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hockey: A People's History". Globe and Mail. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Buma, Michael (9 March 2012). "Refereeing Identity: The Cultural Work of Canadian Hockey Novels". McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP. Retrieved 22 November 2016 – via Google Books. 
  3. ^ Joseph, Janelle; Darnell, Simon; Nakamura, Yuka (1 January 2012). "Race and Sport in Canada: Intersecting Inequalities". Canadian Scholars’ Press. Retrieved 22 November 2016 – via Google Books. 
  4. ^ Druick, Zoë; Kotsopoulos, Aspa (1 August 2008). "Programming Reality: Perspectives on English-Canadian Television". Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press. Retrieved 22 November 2016 – via Google Books. 
  5. ^ Cormack, Patricia; Cosgrave, James F. (1 January 2013). "Desiring Canada: CBC Contests, Hockey Violence and Other Stately Pleasures". University of Toronto Press. Retrieved 22 November 2016 – via Google Books. 

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