Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 09/21/05 at 09:32 AM ET
The moaning! The crying! The complaining! And it's only 96 hours into the exhibition season. Some things in life are about as predictable as the rising cost of gasoline — and grumbling about obstruction in the early days of another National Hockey League crackdown is surely rising to the top of the list. Typically, the players doing most of the talking are also the ones with the most to lose — forwards, who play a handful of minutes per night in a "policing" role and defencemen, who guard the front of the net with their bulk and girth, but mostly believe that the art of checking involves hammering a stick into an opponent's back enough times so that he needs to visit his friendly neighborhood chiropractor after the game is over.
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