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Unexpected Hockey Fans

Baroque—who contributes her entertaining genius frequently to the comments of this website, as well as her own posts at HockeyTownTodd—made a comment on this post yesterday that stuck in my head.  She said, “It’s funny how people fall for hockey that you wouldn’t expect to.”

Earlier today I was sorting through the piles of junk on my hard drive and I came across this article I’d kept handy from the LA Daily News.  Written by Tom Hoffarth, it was originally published in January of this year.

I think it’s a great story and it relates to Baroque’s remark rather well so I thought I’d point to it now.  Enjoy.

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Alanah McGinley has been blogging hockey since 2003 (with a notable gap in time through 2010, kicking it with new baby Lucy while living knee-deep in chaos while reading "parenting for complete idiots" during every spare minute) sharing opinions, rants and not-so-deep thoughts with anyone who will listen.

In addition to writing Canucks & Beyond and helping manage Kukla's Korner, Alanah was one of the founders and co-hosts of The Crazy Canucks Podcast. She has contributed pieces to FoxSports.com and the New York Times Slapshot blog, as well as other stray destinations in cyberspace.

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