It was a trite marketing term the Ontario Hockey League, and most junior hockey leagues, tossed around because it was expected.
Morris Dalla Costa, The London Free Press
Been in journalism since 1976 with four different newspapers. Covered just about every sport and actually like most of them. Also spent 10 years writing a news column that expanded my thinking and allowed me to determine that some people take themselves and sports too seriously. Email: email@example.com Twitter: @MoDaCoatLFPress
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OK, whoever you are, please bring back the real Brazilian national soccer team.
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The Netherlands made a statement to all nations who would be World Cup champions.
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Sometime in the next few days -- or weeks -- we'll see the end of an era for what has been one of the classiest and most successful hockey organizations over the last 25 years.
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The Detroit Red Wings left the Motor City Tuesday feeling pretty good about themselves a mere 48 hours after they felt like crap.