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“At some point, I think it will be emotional.
“Standing between the benches during that commercial I’ll look around the rink and delve into some memories.
“I don’t know if it will hit me that night or the next day. I’ll miss my band of brothers.”
-Mike Cvik, NHL linesman who will be working his last game in Calgary tonight. Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun has much more.
CanWest sports reporter Cory Wolfe gets personal with a sports figure. Today, NHL linesman Mike Cvik - all six foot nine of him - gets cornered.
CanWest: Describe a time when you got caught in the crossfire of a hockey fight.
Cvik: Well, Shawn Cronin jumped Ron Stern in Calgary and broke my nose.
I was trying to protect Stern. Cronin threw a punch across my shoulder and hit me. . . . I looked up and (former Calgary Flames trainer) Bearcat Murray was standing beside me. There was blood on my sweater. I looked at Stern and he wasn’t bleeding. Bearcat goes: “C’mon, kid. Your nose is broken. Let’s get out of here.”