Sam has moved with his family to Ottawa, leaving his friends and hockey teammates behind in Calgary. The talented goalie quickly makes the Kanata Kings Double-A team, but he feels insecure about his place on the team and at school. Then his mother breaks her leg, leaving Sam and his older brothers to keep the household running. Without the support of his old friends, Sam finds himself on his own and spread much too thin.
LORNA SCHULTZ NICHOLSON has written picture books, middle grade and YA fiction, and non-fiction. She has also written, produced, and hosted programs for television and radio, and is well known in Western Canada for her print journalism, including sports writing. Lorna regularly visits schools to share her passion for literacy with students. She lives in Edmonton with her husband and their two dogs.