Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 08/18/06 at 09:33 AM ET
Take your typical men's pickup game without the slowpokes, the aged, the ankle skaters, the puck hogs and the porous goalies in their Turk Broda-era pads and tell them to stay home. Then replace them with a handful of NHLers, a smattering of U.S. college players and a few junior stars, all with well-honed skills and a high motivation to get in shape. The result are games that are to pond hockey what Jimi Hendrix is to electric guitar. Doesn't matter that they're played in virtual anonymity in a rink as far from the glamour of the big leagues as the law allows. It's Hamilton's best summer hockey by a million miles.read on
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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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