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04-08-2011, 05:59 PM
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Probably throw in about Lord Stanley, him being British and the first awarding of the cup. Then from there you would go onto the meaning of the cup to fans, and players (their day with the cup in their home town is a unique thing). Throw in some Olympics, I think Britain won an Olympic gold way back (the team was full of Canadians), especially with London2012 coming up.
1936 I believe that was...
Also, elaborate on the Tony Hand bit, him being the Gretzky of British Hockey.. Mention some of his past, drafted, etc.
Also, you could go onto mention players of British heritage; Owen Nolan, Steve Thomas and the fighter, Byron Dafoe...
David Phillips of AHL fame is the only current example I can think of however.
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