Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 02/17/06 at 09:33 AM ET
But it is also a different game -- and only two days into this 2006 Olympic tournament, that realization is beginning to set in. The difference is open ice -- some Finns, in fact, are convinced this Olympic rink is physically bigger -- with a new sense of unoccupied territory that can be directly connected to the new rules. The hooking, the clutching and grabbing, and the interference that have been the norm in European and North American hockey have been dramatically reduced,...read on
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