"Young people will enjoy reading about the supportive friends, the exciting hockey scenes, and the mystery. This will appeal particularly to reluctant YA male readers." (NMRLS Youth Services Book Review
"Brouwer has done a wonderful job of tying mystery, Inuit traditions and hockey together in a great story of family, loyalty and friendship. This high interest novel will satisfy not only reluctant readers, but others who enjoy a fast-paced story…Highly Recommended." (CM Magazine
"Canadian hockey will certainly be a hot topic in libraries following the recent Olympics. This quick read may satisfy the desires of those who want to read about the game." (Washington State YA Review
From the Back Cover
For Reuben and Gear, there's a lot more at stake than the tournament's prize money. When the Edmonton Oil Kings discover Reuben Reuben has a hockey game as unforgettable as his name and his Inuit heritage, life changes in a hurry for him and his best friend Gear. A wealthy businessman sponsors a three-on-three pond-hockey tour across the western Arctic, and Reuben and Gear soon find out the tournament is not what they thought.