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January 2018

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F U N & GA M ES USA Hockey Puzzle By Larry Humber ANSWERS: CROSSWORD ACROSS 1. ASSISTS, 4. KINGS, 7. REDS, 8. WILLIAMS, 10. WASHINGTON, 12. TEETH, 13. PROUD, 14. CHELMSFORD 18. HARDWARE, 19. DANA, 20. EDGES AND 21. SHUT OUT. DOWN 1. ARROW, 2. SIDESTEP, 3. STING, 4. KYLE OKPOSO, 5. NEAL, 6. SUSPEND, 9. NIGHTHAWKS, 11. COLORADO, 12. T.J. OSHIE, 15. LARKS, 16. DRAFT AND 17. GREG. TOP SHELF TRIVIA BRIAN LEETCH WAS THE FIRST AMERICAN TO WIN THE CONN SMYTHE TROPHY AS THE MOST VALUABLE PLAYER IN THE 1994 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS WHEN HE LED THE NEW YORK RANGERS TO THEIR FIRST TITLE IN 40 YEARS. ACROSS Mike Modano racked up an amazing 813 ___ over his long career Jonathan Quick's club The Russians, informally Tommy ___ was among the first U.S.-born players to make a mark in the NHL 12 Down hails from this far west state What hockey players refer to as "chiclets" Dignified Jack Eichel calls North ___, Massachusetts home Trophies and awards ___ Trivigno is a two-time women's world champion Defeats narrowly (or, the sharpened portions of the skate blades) Blank: 2 words 1. 4. 7. 8. 10. 12. 13. 14. 18. 19. 20. 21. 34 // JANUARY 2018 USAHOCKEYMAGAZINE.COM DOWN The Ducks used to play at ___head Pond of Anaheim Avoid a check, say Sarnia-based Junior team coached by U.S. Hockey Hall of Famer Derian Hatcher St. Paul native now with Buffalo One of the Brotens Bar temporarily The New Haven ___ were AHL members from 1972-92 USA Hockey is based in______ Springs Shootout specialist now with the Caps Easy wins (or, an old New Jersey-based team) Auston Matthews went first overall in the 2016 NHL ___ ___ Brown represented the U.S. at two Olympics, was an assistant at the 2017 World Juniors 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 9. 11. 12. 15. 16. 17. Become a Facebook fan and look for next month's Funny Photo for a chance to be in the print edition of USA Hockey Magazine. 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 "Check 'em up, move 'em in, head 'em up, push 'em out. Shoot the puck, RAWHIDE!" Gene Meehan N e w t o w n , P a . E N T E R Y O UR C A P T I O N NE X T M O N T H "Some people call me the ice cowboy, I just call myself Slap(shot) happy." Marc Munoz L a s Ve g a s "Yippy ki yay!" Hester Krohn P u e b l o , C o l o . S M A L L S AV E S By J. DeMarco DID YOU KNOW ? k The 1920 Olympic hockey tournament was played by seven- man teams rather than six-man teams. Each match consisted of two 20-minute periods and there were no substitutions. If a player was injured, the opposing team was required to pull one of its players off the ice. TOP SHELF TRIVIA k Who was the first player born in the United States to win the Conn Smythe Trophy? SMALLSAVES.COM

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