Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/23/05 at 04:53 PM ET
So we all know the legend of the hockey parent. Or do we? Let me explain. A “hockey parent” is one who believes their son or daughter will be the next Wayne Gretzky. This usually has to do with the fact they had the kid on the ice 12 hours a day since, well, basically from birth. They often are known to be saying things such as: “Jimmy Jr. sure has a natural ability on the ice, don’t you think?” They also are the ones who scream and yell in the stands, embarrassing their child—and nobody even knows what they’re yelling about. That’s a “hockey parent.” So what if I told you there was a sport that generates even worse parents? I call it the “Tiger Woods Effect.”
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