Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 06/19/06 at 09:45 AM ET
'll take Canadian history for all the marbles, Ales. This time it's up to Edmonton and their dazzling young talent Ales Hemsky to bring the Stanley Cup home to Canada. Because at this time of year, when the blue Maple Leaf is in mothballs, it's all about the red one and a country that has long claimed ownership of the sport but hasn't had its mitts on hockey's grandest trophy for a long, long time. There is plenty on the Edmonton Oilers' plate tonight here in NASCAR country, where folks tailgate before the game and the smell of barbecue wafts through the air outside the RBC Center, a rink that ironically bears the name of a Canadian bank.continued
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