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How Jaromir Jágr Won the Internet

Jaromír Jágr, the Czech veteran on ice, is a very noticeable figure of the world’s ice hockey scene… or shall I say the world’s ice rink? And this is not only because of his trademark mullet haircut (a.k.a.: “I see, I hear and my neck is warm”). I guess I don’t have to introduce “Mr.…

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Hockey Wives: Sexy, savvy…drama filled status quo

The W Network recently launched a “reality” series called, Hockey Wives. It’s like the wife version of 24/7…but not nearly as awesome.  I watched the season premiere, titled “Married to the Game,” and, well, there were tears, giggles, and diamonds. The website describes the show as such: Being married to the game comes with its…

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“Good Guy Goalie” Myth?

Here comes yet another post about the ice-hockey phenomenon in the context of a small central European country – Slovakia. This time I shall be looking closer on the Slovak goalies… or, better to say, their image. It seems that these clumsy looking guys in their oversized gear steal the hearts of many, both at…