Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 03/22/06 at 05:52 PM ET
Since being placed on the line with Joe Thornton in early December, Jonathan has posted 56 points on 36 goals and 20 assists in 43 games. Q. Can you explain to people us in the States, some of us have never been much further north than Toronto, what it's like to grow up in Moose Factory, Ontario and how somebody that grows up there makes it to the National Hockey League? JONATHAN CHEECHOO: Growing up in a small city atmosphere, we grew up, there's 2000 people and it's on an island, so you know, you know everybody on the island. But I think it was good growing up. I had a lot of friends and it was cold up there, so all we did was play hockey almost all the time. So for me it worked out well growing up there.read on
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