Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 10/17/06 at 04:18 PM ET
For the sport of hockey in North America, this is a major cultural change, yet it has happened quietly, as though it was inevitable given the large number of marquee players from Sweden, Russia, Finland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Holding the captaincy in hockey is largely a ceremonial role, yet it also carries heavy significance. Officially, wearing the "C" gives only that player access to speak to officials, yet for decades it has been viewed as a title that gives that player, whether a scorer or a checker or a defenseman, special responsibility for the success or failure of the team.read on
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