From college hockey to the NHL, readers just can’t get enough of hockey romance books. Of course, you don’t have to be a huge sports fan to love these romances. While the game keeps these stories full of suspense and drama, they also feature your favorite romance tropes from second chances to fake dating and everything in between.

If you love alpha males who play for keeps, feisty heroines who keep them in check, and stories that will keep you turning the page, take your shot with these 10 hockey romance books hot enough to melt your heart and the ice.

Hockey Romance Books - Shutout by Jami Davenport

1. Shutout (The Scoring Series Book 1)

by Jami Davenport

Hockey isn’t forever. The money, excitement, and glory of being a professional hockey player meant more to me than a family, a home, and a forever. I thought making the big bucks and playing against the best in the world would feel better than this. Instead, I’m empty and hollow, like a big piece of my heart was hacked off. There’s something missing. Something big. Something I can never get back…

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Hockey Romance Books - The Deal by Elle Kennedy

2. The Deal (Off-Campus Book 1)

by Elle Kennedy

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice…even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.

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Hockey Romance Books - The Penalty Box by Odette Stone

3. The Penalty Box (A Vancouver Wolves Hockey Romance Book 3)

by Odette Stone

He’s a professional hockey player that lives on the edge. I prefer to play life by the rules. I’m the personal assistant at a sports agency that no one notices. Unless they need coffee. I don’t like sports and I like professional athletes even less. I’m indifferent to the mostly male clientele, except for one. Mica “the savage” Petrov.

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Hockey Romance Books - The Sweet Talker by Gina Azzi

4. The Sweet Talker (Boston Hawks Hockey)

by Gina Azzi

I’ve sworn off hockey players. Until the pregnancy test turns pink. Noah Scotch is revered in Boston, a veritable god on the ice. I’m a nerdy, newly minted college professor who would rather color code my planner than hit the club scene. Noah shouldn’t look at me twice but when he does, I falter.

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Hockey Romance Books - Hot As Puck by Lili Valente

5. Hot as Puck (Bad Motherpuckers Series Book 1)

by Lili Valente

I am the world’s biggest dating failure. We’re talking my last date went home with our waitress kind of failure. But I have an ace in the back pocket of my mom jeans—my sexy-as-sin best friend, NHL superstar forward, Justin Cruise. Justin owes me favors dating back to seventh grade, long before he became a hotshot with a world-famous…stick. So in return for my undying platonic loyalty, all I want is an easy-peasy crash course on how to be a sex goddess. How hard can it be?

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Hockey Romance Books - Maxim by Samantha Whiskey

6. Maxim (Carolina Reapers Book 10)

by Samantha Whiskey

The leading scorer on the Reapers has the unspeakable yips…and it’s me. The second my NHL legend of a father appears, I can’t shoot to save my life. And my mistakes might cost my team our playoff spot. No pre-game superstition can fix it—I’m broken. Adding to the pressure, my little sister’s best friend just became my roommate for the next five months…

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Hockey Romance Books - Consider Me by Becka Mack

7. Consider Me (Playing For Keeps Book 1)

by Becka Mack

Carter Beckett is the NHL’s resident bad boy, top player both on the ice and in the bedroom, and quite possibly the sexiest man to ever grace my field of vision. But worst of all? He knows it. He’s had everything served to him on a silver platter, including endless strings of women, and apparently, I’m up next. I’m not sold yet, which means for the first time in his life, Carter’s the one begging. For my time, my trust, for a single chance. For me to just…consider him.

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Hockey Romance Books - Naughty or Ice by Sylvia Pierce

8. Naughty or Ice (Buffalo Tempest Hockey Book 1)

by Sylvia Pierce

NHL center Walker Dunn has been stuck on the injured list for months. So when his trainer springs for some one-on-one time with a beautiful woman, Walker’s more than ready to take the edge off… until he realizes the ice princess with the perfect ass isn’t there to handle his stick. She’s there to coach him back into action—whether he likes it or not.

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Hockey Romance Books - The Player I Love to Hate by Jillian Quinn

9. The Player I Love to Hate (Elite Players Book 1)

by Jillian Quinn

When my brother said he needed a place to crash, he forgot to mention Ethan Waters was part of the package. Broody and bossy, I hate my brother’s best friend and NHL teammate with a passion. Years ago, we hooked up behind my brother’s back. And then, the cocky player disappeared. I still hate him for ditching me in the past. But after a few angry kisses turn into the hottest night of my life, I can’t get him out of my head. And if I’m not careful, Ethan will break my heart… again.

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Hockey Romance Books - Rookie Move by Sarina Bowen

10. Rookie Move (A Brooklyn Bruisers Novel Book 1)

by Sarina Bowen

Hockey player Leo Trevi has spent the last six years trying to do two things: get over the girl who broke his heart, and succeed in the NHL. But on the first day he’s called up to the newly franchised Brooklyn Bruisers, Leo gets checked on both sides, first by the team’s coach—who has a long-simmering grudge, and then by the Bruisers’ sexy, icy publicist—his former girlfriend Georgia Worthington.

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