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How Long Will It Last

from Michael Farber of Sports Illustrated,
As the unprecedented NHL free-agent frenzy continues -- Scott Niedermayer going to Anaheim! Peter Forsberg's with the Flyers! -- it is time to take a deep breath, buy stock in a moving company and spare a fleeting thought for the cultural phenomenon known as the Lake Woebegone Effect. For those unfortunates among you who are not familiar with Lake Woebegone, America's leading fictional town, humorist Garrison Keillor's delightful creation is a place where, as Keillor notes weekly, "the women are strong, the men are good-looking and the children are all above-average." Now, everyone being above-average might work just fine in a make-believe 'burg, but out here in the real world, or even in the reinvented NHL, it just doesn't compute.


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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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