Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 12/13/11 at 09:20 PM ET
from Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,
The following are excerpts from interviews and emails regarding how Thrashers fans are coping six months after the announcement that the NHL team was sold and would relocate to Winnipeg:
“We’ve since adopted a coping mechanism consisting of describing Winnipeg as a 19th-century town that is just now gaining access to things like indoor plumbing, electricity and automobiles.”—Krista
“I feel like an entire aspect of my social and personal life is gone. The winter sport I’ve grown to love, I can barely bring myself to watch on TV anymore. The pasttime I enjoyed exposing my friends to and making new friends at disappeared overnight.”—Lauren
These are hockey fans, just like us. Just imagine how you would feel if your home team moved away.
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