More than 15 NHL superstars have endorsed the book series.

"Keep on reading, kids! It's important to learn something new every day!"

-Matt and Bridget Cullen,
three-time Stanley Cup Champion,
 played 21 NHL seasons

"You wanna be smart? Read!"

-Brent Burns,
San Jose Sharks

"Reading as a family is important."

—Rick Nash,
three-time NHL All-Star player

"I loved it! Hockey really is for everyone!"

Inspiration for ‘Lila’ character

"Work hard. Play hard. Keep getting better every day!"

-Jack and Leslie Jablonski,
Bel13ve Foundation

"All our kids love these books! They really teach valuable lessons for life that go way beyond the game."

 -Jordan and Jamie Leopold,
American former professional ice hockey defenseman
and community volunteers.

"I love the way this book celebrates individual differences, strengths and similarities. When children learn about themselves, others and the world around them, that is the ultimate hat trick."

-Aimee Jordan,
Lila’s mom and fierce advocate for people with disabilities.

"It’s really cool to see my name as a character in a book, especially a children’s book. I hope it helps other kids to be inspired to think, create, and invent. It’s neat to think my name might motivate readers to get out there and do things and DREAM BIG like I did because I know what it’s like to be one of them."

-Tripp Phillips,
President and Inventor, Le-Glue

"I grew up as the typical Minnesota kid. Hockey is my life. These books are a hat trick!"

-Luke Delzer,
Totino-Grace High School Varsity

"This is a great book that inspires you to believe in yourself and you can achieve your dreams."

-William Stinson,
Inspiration for "Will Stinson" character
and Minnesota youth hockey player

Drop the Puck, Let's Play Hockey


Drop the Puck, Shoot for the Cup

The Official Adventures Series

Book 2 

Written by: Jayne J. Jones Beehler    Illustrated by: Katrina G. Dohm



“Drop the Puck, It’s Hockey Season is a great read for young hockey players! It’ll make kids laugh, think and appreciate little victories.”

                                                   - Lou Nanne, Former NHL Player & GM

                                                                          Member of US Hockey Hall of Fame

Drop the Puck, It's Hockey Season


Written by: Jayne J. Jones Beehler    Illustrated by: Katrina G. Dohm


The Official Adventures Series

Book 1

"A terrific heart warming book that celebrates hockey, family and children with special needs! My family and I love this hockey tale that teaches life lessons and encourages everyone to treat others with respect."                                                                 - Matt Cullen, Pittsburgh Penguins Center

“Drop the Puck, It's Hockey Season scores big time with my son! We fell in love with Blaine and Cullen!”                       - Jordan Leopold, 

                                        Minnesota Wild Defenseman

"This book is a terrific tale and such an inspiration to young athletes. It was great watching Avery read the book and speak to the lessons she learned, especially about treating everyone with equal respect. And, I loved the Fighting Sioux Green jerseys!"

                     - Dave Hakstol, NHL Head Coach, Philadelphia Flyers

                      and Former Head Coach of the University of North Dakota


“This book is a great children’s book. It teaches you that even people that need a little extra help can teach you in many different ways, just like Blaine helped Cullen".

             - Avery Hakstol, Age 9, J. Nelson Kelley ES, Grand Forks, ND

                                                              G.F. Lightning Hockey Team Member

"Drop the Puck, It's Hockey Season is bound to make young readers laugh, think and find a new love for the game and reading."

                 - Joe Pavelski, San Jose Sharks Center

“Drop the Puck, It’s Hockey Season delivers a great opportunity for conversations about sportsmanship and respect.”

                 - Matt Tyree, Former MSU-Mankato Player/WCHA Official

                                                        NHL Officiating Program