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by Paul on 05/21/07 at 07:41 AM ET
from Bill McGraw of the Detroit Free Press,
But the more you look into the nationality thing in hockey, the more nothing makes sense, stereotypes disintegrate and Don Cherry sounds like a resounding gong or clanging cymbal, in the words of one famous hockey writer.
First of all: Brian Burke, the guy who built the proto-Canadian Ducks. He was born in New England and grew up in Minnesota. He might be uptight, but he’s no Canadian.
In Sunday’s game between the Wings and Ducks, there was absolutely no pattern to nationality. I checked.
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