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    The Beginnings of Hockey...and Basketball and Football and Baseball

    A tongue in cheek article but a very interesting format with some great photos, stories and sports facts.

    http://www.cbc.ca/sportslongform/ent...all-and-hockey

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    Re: The Beginnings of Hockey...and Basketball and Football and Baseball

    sooooo Canadian, but that's what fun about reading Canadian media

    Canada invented hockey?
    http://fih.ch/hockey-basics/history/
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    Really folks, we should forgive Al Franken, that is one hot babe, how could he resist grabbin' her?

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    Re: The Beginnings of Hockey...and Basketball and Football and Baseball

    Quote Originally Posted by pokechecker View Post
    sooooo Canadian, but that's what fun about reading Canadian media

    Canada invented hockey?
    http://fih.ch/hockey-basics/history/
    No, Canada invented ice hockey.

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    Re: The Beginnings of Hockey...and Basketball and Football and Baseball

    Quote Originally Posted by GTOWN View Post
    No, Canada invented ice hockey.
    correct
    Canada took hockey, added elbowing, face washing, fighting, ...etc
    and thus ice hockey was born
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    Really folks, we should forgive Al Franken, that is one hot babe, how could he resist grabbin' her?

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    Re: The Beginnings of Hockey...and Basketball and Football and Baseball

    Quote Originally Posted by pokechecker View Post
    correct
    Canada took hockey, added elbowing, face washing, fighting, ...etc
    and thus ice hockey was born
    I think Americans have as much a claim to that part of the sport as we do :-)

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