Canada vs. Russia On Ice

Rochester Hills Public Library presents “Epic Confrontation: Canada vs. Russia On Ice,” October 8

RHPL welcomes author & sports journalist Greg Franke, October 8

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will welcome author Greg Franke to discuss his latest book, Epic Confrontations: Canada vs. Russia on Ice: The Greatest Sports Drama of All Time, on Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m. The program will be live-streamed on Zoom.

This sports story is as incredible as the Miracle on Ice and one that has great messages for young athletes, parents, and coaches. Franke’s book reviews the intense Canadian-Russian hockey rivalry from the 1950s through the end of the Cold War.

In addition to writing books, Franke has been a sports journalist for over thirty years and coached junior and collegiate hockey.

This program is open to the public. Registration for this program is required. Visit or call 248-656-2900 to register. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom meeting link and instructions on how to download the free application for a mobile device or computer.

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