“When my skates hit the ice, I was aware that I had just become the first black American to ever play in the National Hockey League”
This is a book about the journey of a man from childhood going on his journey to play hockey. However unlike most books that follows the journey of a hockey player who followed his dream to play professionally. His story has a different spin. Val James went on to become the first American born black hockey player in the NHL. His journey included dealing with racism. This book was a fun read.