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Hockey-tonk: the amazing story of the Nashville Predators

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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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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