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January 2017

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S T I C K L E R S By Mike Curti ON THE BRIGHT SIDE, THE BULGARIAN JUDGE GAVE YOUR DIVE A NINE-NINE FOR STYLE. THE YARD SALE WAS A NICE EFFECT SON, BUT I'M STILL GIVING YOU A DIVING PENALTY. JANUARY 2017 USAHOCKEYMAGAZINE.COM // 35 F U N & GA M ES DID YOU KNOW? Notre Dame goaltender Calvin Petersen set an NCAA saves record in a 4-3 loss to the University of Massachusetts Minutemen on March 6, 2015. The Waterloo, Iowa, native stopped 87 shots during a five-overtime thriller, recording 36 saves in regulation and an additional 51 during overtime. HOCKE Y MATH k In the 2015-16 season, Kyle Connor was the NCAA's leading scorer with 35 goals and 36 assists in just 38 games. Knowing that he recorded 148 shots-on-goal during the season, how many goals did he score per shots taken? What was his points per game average? TOP SHELF TRIVIA What team holds the NHL record for consecutive games without a defeat? Like USA Hockey Magazine on Facebook and look for next month's Funny Photo for a chance to have your caption in an upcoming issue. The following captions were selected from all those who sent in their Funny Photo suggestions. F U N N Y P H O T O W I N N E R S "They say if you put a helmet to your ear, you can hear a Zamboni start up." Jake Bergland St . C l o u d , M i n n . "How does this go on again?" Andrea Marshall Pitones C o l u m b u s , O h i o "There has GOT to be a better way to air my equipment out." Chris Wooten R o w l e t t , Te x a s E N T E R Y O U R C A P T I O N N E X T M O N T H USA Hockey Puzzle By Larry Humber ACROSS Goalie Jimmy Howard is a Detroit ___ ___ Wisniewski or van Riemsdyk Give way or yield, ___ in Sidelined because of injury Discourage To ___-___ is to improvise ___ Patrick was an assistant to 9 Down in Lake Placid (and was later GM in Pittsburgh) To put three players on a single opponent is to ___ ___ him or her Wayne Gretzky was "The Great One," but it was Bernie ___ who got the most goals for the Kings in a season Hockey ___ includes Boston College, Boston University and Notre Dame Dan Bylsma won the Jack ___ Award as NHL coach of the year in 2011 Adam ___ played a failed hockey player in "Happy Gilmore" 1. 4. 7. 8. 10. 12. 13. 14. 18. 19. 20. 21. DOWN Dashed "Silky" was signed by the Rangers shortly after the "Miracle on Ice" One who isn't expected to last much longer, like a coach whose team is struggling Sabre center drafted second overall in 2015 The fabled Olympic Center is on ___ Street in Lake Placid Ranking of teams in a tournament Kurt Russell played him in the movie "Miracle" Gretzky's son Trevor is more into ___ than hockey Southern city that twice had NHL hockey Yanks Detroit is known as "___ City" National Collegiate Athletic Associa - tion: abbr. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 9. 11. 12. 15. 16. 17. ANSWERS: CROSSWORD | ACROSS 1. RED WING, 4. JAMES, 7. CAVE, 8. INACTIVE, 10. DISHEARTEN, 12. AD-LIB, 13. CRAIG, 14. TRIPLE TEAM, 18. NICHOLLS, 19. EAST, 20. ADAMS AND 21. SANDLER. DOWN 1. RACED, 2. DAVE SILK, 3. GONER, 4. JACK EICHEL, 5. MAIN, 6. SEEDING, 9. HERB BROOKS, 11. BASEBALL, 12. ATLANTA, 15. PULLS, 16. MOTOR AND 17. NCAA. HOCKEY MATH ANSWER: He recorded .236 goals per shot on goal and 1.87 points per game. TOP SHELF TRIVIA ANSWER: The Philadelphia Flyers went undefeated a record 35 consecutive games in 1979-80.

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