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Sticks and Stones

from the Brockton Enterprise,

The names may be changed, but the basic story will be familiar to youth hockey teams from Brockton and Fredericton, New Brunswick, who met under stressful circumstances back in March of 2003, a day after the United States began bombing Iraq.

The short-lived tension began when the Brockton teams witnessed anti-American protests while in Canada for a hockey tournament and returned battered, not by the action on the ice, but by the scenes on the streets.

But, by year’s end, the Boxer PeeWee team was back in New Brunswick, this time as guests of the University of New Brunswick in cooperation with the city’s youth hockey program.

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This movie aired a few days ago in Canada and you can watch a video story…

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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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