A hundred years of waiting finally paid off as the phone rang at Joe Battista's house in the winter of 2005. On the other end, a soon-to-be-billionaire Penn State alum with an interest in hockey and philanthropy. Not long after the puck dropped at Pegula Ice Arena for the first time, Penn State found itself in the thick of the NCAA Tournament. This is the story of how the Nittany Lions got there and people who made it happen.
StateCollege.com Sports Editor Ben Jones takes you behind the scenes as the program is built and into the locker room to recount some of the program's most pivotal games.
|Publisher:||Happy Valley Hockey|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)|
About the Author
Ben Jones is the sports editor at StateCollege.com and a tenured beat writer covering Penn State athletics.