Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 09/28/05 at 01:46 PM ET
The NHL is Starting Over, trying to recapture what makes hockey great. In a five-part series, ESPN.com remembers what made it that way in the first place, hockey's players, rivalries, teams, games and enforcers. If there is one overworked cliché in the sports business, it's that a team is greater than the sum of its parts. That is only true of the great teams. For every Guy Lafleur on a championship team, there is a Bob Gainey. The quiet warrior, the worker bee whose job is only recognized when the team enjoys the ultimate success, but whose importance is well known in the dressing room from the get-go.
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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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