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44 GAMES SLAPS SHOOTER'S FUN ZONE OCTOBER. 2015 USAHOCKEYMAGAZINE.COM Sticklers By Mike Curti ILLUSTRATIONS BY Mike Curti; PHOTOS COURTESY OF Getty Images; USA Hockey Archives DO YOU THINK THE RINK MANAGER PUT THAT THERE ON PURPOSE? I CAN TELL YOU FOR A FACT HE DID. BECAUSE... IT WAS A GROUP OF PARENTS THAT RAISED MONEY FOR THE AD AND ASKED THAT IT BE PUT IN FRONT OF THE HOME TEAM'S BENCH. MILL CITY ZOO DID YOU KNOW? On average, an ice resurfacer "travels" close to 2,000 miles each year in the course of resurfacing. FUNNY PHOTO WINNERS • Excuse me, is this seat taken? Francine Pozner Ehrenberg Teaneck, N.J. • They asked if I wanted front row seats to the game tonight, but I didn't think they meant this close. Shannon Foster Larson Roswell, Ga. • I only block pucks, sorry. Lee Kaplan Houston USA Hockey Puzzle ANSWERS: CROSSWORD | ACROSS: 1. DETROIT, 4. PETER, 7. CAPS, 8. BLANKING, 10. SIOUX FALLS, 12. SOCHI, 13. YOUNG, 14. MIKE MODANO, 18. ERUZIONE, 19. LISA, 20. SIT ON and 21. SIBERIA. DOWN: 1. DUCKS, 2. TOP-NOTCH, 3. TULSA, 4. PENALTY BOX, 5. TRIP, 6. RAGGING, 9. EXHIBITION, 11. QUEASIER, 12. SISTERS, 15. ENNIS, 16. OMAHA and 17. KURT. ANSWERS: CRAIG SMITH — WISCONSIN, BEN LOVEJOY — NEW HAMPSHIRE, EMERSON ETEM — CALIFORNIA, JONATHAN QUICK — CONNECTICUT, JIMMY HAYES — MASSACHUSETTS, AND JAMES VANRIEMSDYK — NEW JERSEY. ACROSS Home of hockey's Red Wings Laviolette who coached the U.S. Olympic team in 2006 Natick-born John Carlson is with this NHL team Shutting out Where T.J. Oshie played some Junior hockey (it's also home of the champion Stampede) Site of the 2014 Olympics Talented teens are known as "___ Guns" He's the NHL's all-time leading American-born scorer Mike ___ captained the "Miracle on Ice" team ___ Chesson was with the U.S. Women's Olympic Team in 2010 and also for several world championships A team that's ahead may ___ ___ its lead late in a game Jaromir Jagr spent a season in this far-flung Russian region 1. 4. 7. 8. 10. 12. 13. 14. 18. 19. 20. 21. DOWN Team that won its only Stanley Cup in 2007 A ___-___ (first-rate) player is one worth keeping There's a team called the Oil- ers in this Oklahoma city The ___ ___ is also known as the "sin bin" Cause an opponent to fall to the ice Controlling the puck by clever stickhandling An ___ game doesn't count in the standings More uncomfortable Jocelyne and Monique Lamou- reux are twin ___ Tyler ___ was American League rookie of the year back in 2010 Team that lost to Providence College in the semis at the 2015 Frozen Four ___ Russell played coach Herb Brooks in Miracle 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 9. 11. 12. 15. 16. 17. By Larry Humber What NHL team's name is misspelled on the Stanley Cup? Top Shelf Trivia 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 for a chance to win a USA Hockey prize. ENTER YOUR CAPTION NEXT MONTH Become a Facebook fan of USA Hockey Magazine and submit your answer to win a cool USA Hockey prize pack. Craig Smith Ben Lovejoy Emerson Etem Jonathan Quick Jimmy Hayes James van Riemsdyk New Jersey California Massachusetts New Hampshire Connecticut Wisconsin MATCH THE STAR TO HIS STATE FLAG

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