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Panenka scarves XVII: Football – part dos

Panenka scarves is one Canadian’s attempt to document his appreciation of the obvious and not-so-obvious experiences of a life in the Czech Republic. For previous Panenkas, click here. _____________ In the past, I’ve usually spent my birthday watching hockey. Not for … Continue reading

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This is a call to carps!

Quirky traditions and outlandish superstitions are important components of the stew that makes up professional hockey. In 1952, two fish retailer brothers named Pete and Jerry Cusimano, tossed an octopus onto the ice during a Detroit Red Wings home game … Continue reading

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Panenka scarves IV: Czechs on Ice

Panenka scarves is one Canadian’s attempt to document his appreciation of the obvious and not-so-obvious experiences of a life in the Czech Republic. For previous Panenkas, click here. _____________ I love hockey. I grew up with it, I played it, I … Continue reading

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