Read the inspiring hockey biography that chronicles Kevin Fiala’s journey from teenage all-star to beloved winger for the Minnesota Wild.
The son of a Swiss player and coach, Kevin Fiala was born with hockey in his blood. He first strapped on skates when he was 2 years old, and from that day, he rarely left the ice. Kevin quickly made a name for himself as a standout player. At age 16, he moved 800 miles from home to pursue his dream to play professional hockey. Yet skill and determination were not enough. Kevin needed to learn how to work as part of a team; he needed to curb his lone-wolf attitude.
This is a story of skill, determination, and growth. It is proof that anything is possible with hard work and a winning attitude. Doug Olson, Jr., tells the tale of a young man who grew up fast and found both the maturity and humility he needed to become a star in the NHL. Complete with full-color photographs, this is a true story of inspiration. Kevin Fiala is a must-read for every sports fan in Minnesota and beyond.