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Re: Re: Favorite Winter Activity

by theguvnor (Chaplain)
on Jan 11, 2004 at 16:03 UTC ( #320474=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


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<musing type="off topic">Sadly, that statement is seldom true anymore, thanks to Gary Bettman and his cadre of politically-correct, big-business marketeers trying to appeal to big-market US-based audiences that will barely notice (much less care) about hockey... They're spoiling the game.</musing>

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[Jon]


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Re: Re: Re: Favorite Winter Activity
by nimdokk (Vicar) on Jan 11, 2004 at 17:56 UTC
    LOL yeah. I'm not a particularly violent person really, but I got to let my aggression out in some fashion :-) Hockey is a rough game, even without fights. I think I've only had to try to break up one fight so far (I play in an adult league and also volunteer to ref some games). Personally, I think they should reduce the number of players by one, skate 4 on 4 instead of 5 on 5. But thats just me :-)


    "Ex libris un peut de tout"
      I like walking around in our below-freezing temperatures without a coat or with just a light jacket and freaking people out. I stay unusually comfortable in the cold. I do dress warmly of course once the temps get down to the single digits Fahrenheit or if I'm going to be out in below freezing temps for extended periods. I do get cold, it jsut takes lower temps than for most people in my area.

      By the way...
      Personally, I think they should reduce the number of players by one, skate 4 on 4 instead of 5 on 5.
      That's what they do now. They just wait until after the fight to do it. ;-)



      Christopher E. Stith
Re: Re: Re: Favorite Winter Activity
by Steve_p (Priest) on Jan 15, 2004 at 11:42 UTC

    Ah..."Old Time Hockey"....I used to enjoy to old Blackhawks - North Stars games where even the coaches would be on the ice. They would try to get into it, but those dress shoes just don't do to well on ice.

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