Author Interview: Tal Pinchevsky, Breakaway
Published Wednesday, September 12, 2012 2:52PM EDT
It can be argued that players from Czechoslavkia and the Soviet Union have transformed the NHL.
But how those players escaped from behind the Iron Curtain to enter the west is a tale of intrigue.
Tal Pinchevsky goes through this history of how the Cold War collided with the coolest game on ice in his book, Breakaway.
Watch the video for his full interview with Mutsumi Takahashi.