Author Information

Stan Fischler

Stan Fischler Stan “The Hockey Maven” Fischler has been covering the ice game longer and more actively than any living journalist. He began working professionally as a hockey journalist in 1954 and is a Lester Patrick Award winner “for contributions to hockey in the United States.” Currently appearing on MSG Networks Hockey Night Live weekly program, he made his television debut announcing the World Hockey Association’s New England Whalers in 1973, and he began a long association with the New York Islanders two years later. He wrote his first of more than 90 hockey books in 1968, and before his wife, Shirley, died in May 2014, she collaborated with her husband on two definitive hockey encyclopedias, as well as other NHL books.

Titles by this Author

The Handy Hockey Answer Book
by Stan Fischler
Handy Hockey