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Toronto’s Hockey Hall of Fame

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It’s hard for non-Canadians to understand just how popular ice hockey is in Canada.  It’s bigger than football (soccer) in Europe.  Bigger than cricket in India.  Bigger even than NFL or college football in the USA.  Canadians consider hockey to be THEIR game, and that is reflected in Canadian culture.  If two Canadians meet somewhere, chances are they’ll probably talk about hockey.
Most young boys (and probably girls today) learn to skate, hold a hockey stick, and handle a puck while you skate.  When I was in grade school, my friends and I would often play hockey on a small patch of ice my dad made for us every winter.  We were clearly amateurs, but it was a lot of fun …

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