Selected Media Appearances



Author interview on the book The Same But Different.  Global News Morning Montreal with host Laura Casella, 12 January 2018.


Béliveau was a Model Player.” Television Interview, CTV News Channel, 10 December 2014.



“2022 Stanley Cup Facts Infographic” WalletHub “Hockey-nomics. Ask the Expert”

3 June 2022.


Greg Oliver, “Holman's latest historical epic brings him into Society,” Two Minutes for Reading so Good (column) Society for International Hockey Research website. 9 November 2020.

 “Best Cities for Hockey Fans” WalletHub “Ask the Expert”

28 May 2019.


“How Canada is perceived around the world: Canadian Studies teachers and researchers comment on Canada” By Daniel Schwartz, CBC News.

Posted July 1, 2015 5:00 AM ET.



Radio Interview with Bruce Pratt on segment “Sports Lit 101” on “Downtown with Rich Kimball” show, AM620 WZON, 16 January 2019. Available at:

Interview concerning Hockey: Global History by Stephen Hardy and Andrew C. Holman.


Author interview on The Same But Different. "Breakaway" with host Saroja Coelho, CBC Radio One Quebec City, 11 January 2018.


Author interview on the book The Same But Different. "All in A Weekend" with host Ainslee MacLellan, CBC Radio One Montreal, 13 January 2018.


Interviewed on the subject of Hockey and Community in Canada

CBC Radio One. Prince George, BC (Host: Betsy Trumpener) Recorded and Aired: 13 July 2012.

CBC Radio One. Whitehorse, Yukon (Host: Sandi Coleman) Recorded: 13 July 2012. Aired: 16 July 2012.



“The Hockey Story in Canada.” Witness to Yesterday, Champlain Society Podcast

Recorded 20 November 2020 (38:06 minutes), Host: Patrice Dutil.


New Books Network Author Interview: Stephen Hardy and Andrew Holman on their book Hockey: A Global History. Recorded 3 July 2019 (1:09:12). Host: Keith Rathbone.


“Hockey’s Global History with Andrew Holman.” The Hour of History Podcast, Episode 63. Recorded 23 February 2019 (1:03:27). Host Stephen Baumann.


"The Strange Birth of the NHL in December 1917." Witness to Yesterday, Champlain Society Podcast

Recorded November 2017 (28:59 minutes), Host: Patrice Dutil.


"Journeys into Hockey" with Eric Model. Interview with Andrew C. Holman about his edited collection of essays, Canada's Game (21 February 2011. 22 minutes). Full interview is available at:



Featured commentator in PBS film "Hockey: More than a Game" (one-hour documentary that premiered on WNED (Buffalo) 1 December 2011; also aired on PBS television stations across the U.S. including Burlington VT, Detroit, Seattle and Spokane in early December, 2011; Boston, Milwaukee, Plattsburgh, Providence, Lexington KY, Denver and others in 2012).



Interview with Andrew C. Holman about his edited collection of essays, Canada's Game. Host: John Winters, Bridgewater State University (14 October 2009. 6 minutes, 11 seconds).

Rebroadcast as:

"Hockey's Close to the Heart of Andy Holman" by David Wolcott, GateHouse News Service, 17 December 2009.


"Hockey’s close to the heart of ex-McGill football player Andy Holman" Reprint. McGill Athletics Alumni News.


Quoted in Newspaper and Magazine Articles

Sean Fitz-Gerald, “Why do the Maple Leafs, Argonauts and other Toronto Sports Teams Wear Blue?” The Athletic, 20 January 2021.


Victoria Nicolaou, “Author talks about how technology has changed hockey for fans. St. Catharines native Andrew Holman giving keynote address at Crossing Borders conference at Brock University” St. Catharines Standard, 5 March 2020. Available at:


Sara Miller Llana, “‘Not really a white boys’ sport’: Canadian youth hockey gets inclusive,” Christian Science Monitor, 4 December 2019.


Erin Anderssen, "The Middle Class: Just who are They, Anyway?" The Globe and Mail (Toronto), 19 September 2015, F1, F4.


Tristin Hopper, "'A Great Game': Title and cover of Stephen harper's hockey book revealed" National Post, 5 September 2013.


John Rash, "U.S.-Canada: Two countries, increasingly interwined" Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 21 December 2012.


Steve Urbon, "Thomas' Doubts in Government Bring Mixed Reaction," New Bedford Standard-Times, 24 January 2012


Sean Gordon, "Hockey Culture: The Triumph of the Meathead," Globe and Mail [Toronto], 5 December 2011, R1, R5.


Melissa Bull, "Blowing the Whistle on Head Checks in Hockey," Montreal en Santé (magazine of McGill University Health Centre) Vol. 3, No. 4 (Fall 2011) 16-18.


"For Canada, a Gold that Means Most" by John Branch, New York Times, 1 March 2010.


"Hockey more than game to Canada" by Scott M. Reid, Orange County Register, 9 February 2010


"Skating for glory Amputee hockey players vie for international recognition" by Tenley Woodman, Boston Herald, 17 February 2008:

Reprinted on USA Hockey website:


"This College Hockey Team Puts Love over Glory" by Paul Harber, Boston Globe, 21 January 2001.