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Keep Your Head Up

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,

The original Motor City hit man was Thomas Hearns. You may remember him: Kronk gym, seven times a world champion, all those memorable fights with Sugar Ray Leonard and Marvin Hagler, a local folk hero.

The new Motor City hit man is Niklas Kronwall: originally from Stockholm, older brother of Maple Leafs’ farmhand Staffan, injured for most of his first four NHL seasons, now starring in the Stanley Cup finals as the Kron “Wall of pain.’

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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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