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Big Man On Ice

from the Calgary Sun,
The tallest player on the ice for the first time in his career, Darcy Tucker wore a massive grin as he wedged himself between 21 others for an impromptu team photo yesterday. As part of CBC's Hockey Day in Canada celebration slated for tomorrow, the 5-ft. 10-in. buzzsaw invited his uncle's team of nine and 10-year-olds from Oyen, Alta., (smack dab between Calgary and Saskatoon) to practise with the Leafs. Departing the Alberta/Saskatchewan border town of 1,100 shortly after 5 a.m. for a four-hour bus drive of dreams, the gaggle of star-gazers and their parents rolled into the Stampede Corral as the Leafs hit the ice.
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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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