Non-Fiction: My Left Skate


This is the true story of a boy who dreamed of becoming an NHL player. He was well on his way to achieving this goal when a serious injury looked to end his career on the ice.  But he fought back to become an elite junior player. Although he missed the NHL draft he had a successful career in a European league. A heart breaking and amazing story of determination!


  1. What was Eliezers injury?
  2. How was he able to rehabilitate himself so successfully?
  3. What would he be required to wear to play hockey again?
  4. Eliezer is Jewish. How did his religion affect his playing?  Give one example 
  5. In what country was his last European team?  And what happened while he was there?

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