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February 2015

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60 GAMES SLAPS SHOOTER'S FUN ZONE LET'S THANK NORMAN FOR THIS PAST WEEK'S LOCKER ROOM MUSIC, GREAT GERMAN OPERAS OF THE 18TH CENTURY. NEXT WEEK'S MUSIC OF CHOICE IS GORDON'S. I TRUST THAT YOU WILL ONLY BRING IN MUSIC THAT IS APPROPRIATE. GORDIE, WHY ARE YOU SO UPSET? COACH LOOKS LIKE HE LOVES PSY! I WAS ACTUALLY LOOKING FOR MUSIC TO DRIVE COACH A BIT NUTS. HOW DID YOU GET PSY HERE ANYWAY? SADLY, NO ALLOWANCE UNTIL 2036. ILLUSTRATIONS BY Mike Curti; PHOTOS BY Getty Images FEBRUARY. 2015 USAHOCKEYMAGAZINE.COM Sticklers By Mike Curti DID YOU KNOW? Defenseman Sean Hill scored the first goal in franchise history for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in their first game, a 7-2 loss to the Detroit Red Wings. The Duluth, Minn., native also registered the first shot on goal and took the first penalty for the Ducks. Hill played for eight teams during the course of a 15-year NHL career. FUNNY PHOTO WINNERS • Sin bin selfie. Sharon Stenger Wilton, Conn. • The things I do for my fans. Hester Krohn Edmond, Okla. • Two minutes for excessive selfie. Paul Seaber Milton, Fla. USA Hockey Puzzle ANSWERS: CROSSWORD | ACROSS: 1. WHEELER, 4. FARMS, 7. IFFY, 8. COLORADO, 10. THREATENED, 12. SHERO, 13. FLAME, 14. MIRACULOUS, 18. PAVELSKI, 19. GIGI, 20. DIEGO and 21. EYELASH. DOWN: 1. WRIST, 2. ENFORCER, 3. RHODE, 4. FROZEN FOUR, 5. RYAN, 6. SPOKANE, 9. LAMORIELLO, 11. CAROLINA, 12. SWAPPED, 15. ANKLE, 16. SMITH and 17. OVIE. STAR/STATE | JIMMY HAYES — MASSACHUSETTS, IAN COLE — MICHIGAN, TIM JACKMAN — NORTH DAKOTA, JOHN GIBSON — PENNSYLVANIA, MATT DONOVAN — OKLAHOMA, JOEY CRABB — ALASKA ACROSS Blake ___ was with our men's team in Sochi Returns a player to the minors, ___ out Questionable Where Olympian Paul Stastny played last season Came close to scoring St. Paul's Ray ___ is the former GM in Pittsburgh Hobey Baker winner Johnny Gaudreau is now a Calgary ___ Unbelievable, like when the U.S. won gold in Lake Placid San Jose's Joe ___ also played in Sochi ___ Marvin was with our women's team in Sochi San ___ had a team in the old WHA Shot just wide, missed by an ___ 1. 4. 7. 8. 10. 12. 13. 14. 18. 19. 20. 21. DOWN In hockey's early days, every- one used the ___ shot Player who is expected to mix it up The Providence Friars call ___ Island home The NCAA men's champion- ship tournament, it was won by Union in 2014 Olympian ___ Kesler was with Vancouver Home of junior hockey's Chiefs (it's in Washington) Lou ___ is GM in New Jersey and a Hall of Famer, too Where Olympian Justin Faulk plays Traded A high ___ sprain can sideline a player for a month Ben ___ coached our women's team at three Olympics (1998, 2002 and 2006) Alex Ovechkin's nickname 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 9. 11. 12. 15. 16. 17. By Larry Humber Which two U.S. Hockey Hall of Famers served as captains for the U.S. National Junior Team at the IIHF World Junior Championships? The following captions were selected from all those who sent in their Funny Photo suggestions. Become a Facebook fan of USA Hockey Magazine and look for next month's Funny Photo and submit your caption. ENTER YOUR CAPTION NEXT MONTH Become a Facebook fan of USA Hockey Magazine and sub- mit your answer to win a cool USA Hockey prize pack. JANUARY'S ANSWER: TOMMY "THE BOMBER" WILLIAMS, ALONG WITH HIS BROTHER BUTCH, WERE THE FIRST AMERICAN BROTHERS TO PLAY IN THE NHL. Jimmy Hayes Ian Cole Tim Jackman John Gibson Matt Donovan Joey Crabb North Dakota Oklahoma Alaska Massashusetts Michigan Pennsylvania MATCH THE STAR TO HIS STATE Top Shelf Trivia

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