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Oh Those Nicknames

from Glen Goodhand at the Hockey News,

Those who suggest players from the Original Six era are better than today’s NHLers would almost certainly have an argument on their hands, but one thing is certain: Hockey nicknames were certainly superior then compared to today.
How much time did Jean-Sebastien Giguere’s teammates spending dreaming up ‘Jiggy’? Stephane Yelle is ‘Yeller’ to his teammates in Calgary and anyone who plays with Chris Pronger calls him ‘Prongs’ – although, a few former fans in Edmonton may have some other interesting monikers for him.


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