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From Jeremy Sandler at the National Post,

Originally the itinerary included golf and sightseeing, but finding pubs or Internet cafes with access to hockey broadcasts got added to the agenda once the Pittsburgh Penguins qualified to battle for the NHL’s ultimate prize.

It is safe to say that among people not directly connected to the Penguins, the 62-year-old [Craig] Patrick has a greater rooting interest in the final than most.

As the Penguins general manager for 17 years, he assembled about half of the players who tonight will try and even the finals at two games apiece.

more on Patrick extensive history with the Penguins

Filed in: NHL Teams, Pittsburgh Penguins, | KK Hockey | Permalink
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