Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/13/11 at 04:20 PM ET
from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun,
The nickname has always been perfect.
Large. It tells you who he is, what he is, what his career in sports writing has been all about, what kind of impact he has left on the industry.
You have to be Large to be honoured by the Hockey Hall of Fame.
The stories of our hockey life that mattered most were things we watched on television, heard on radio, purchased in video. Terry Jones didn’t need any of that. He was there to chronicle the dynasties of the Edmonton Oilers and before that the New York Islanders. He was there when Mario scored in 87 and when Sidney scored in 2010 and so many memorable goals and moments in between.
For most of us, those are the where-were-you moments of your own personal hockey history: For Large, he knows where he was. He was there. In the press box, in the dressing room and in the bar, usually in that order. Telling the story quicker and better than anyone in the business.
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