Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 06/04/14 at 09:04 AM ET
from Chris Erskine of the LA Times,
Hockey games raise many questions for these newcomers, who are hesitant to ask their beered-up, know-it-all friends. For them, we offer Hockey 101, a master's level contemplation of a bruising and glorious sport.
Please silence your cellphones.
Question: What's the neutral zone?
The area in the middle, between the Blue Lines.
Q: What's the Blue Line?
Separates neutral zone from attacking zone. Also, the only way to get to Long Beach during rush hour.
Q: What's the Red Line?
Running through Hollywood, the Red Line is what you take if you're going to a play at the Pantages. In hockey, it's the 50-yard-line.
Q: Where's the three-point line?
The NHL has yet to adopt a three-point line. But there is a jail.
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