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08-24-2012, 03:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Stephen View Post
Felix Potvin and his gear...
I would like to think it was given, but it probably was chosen. As kids in school we collected those cool hockey cards and I chose to collect Potvins. It stuck, never have been fan of any other NHL club. In 94 cup finals I cheered for Rangers(guess I have always been Canucks hater), but still didn't consider myself as fan. Tikkanen, Richter, Messier and Leetch great players. Still I was always more Gilmour, Clark and Potvin guy. Always followed Teemu Selanne and other Finns(don't like Saku Koivu that much, but I respect), but my favourite club has always been Toronto.

Odd and funny, because I have never been in Canada. I would love to and will visit Toronto someday. It would be some much easier there. To be a fan, here your always alone with your passion. There are many NHL enthusiasts but not that many pure fans of one team or Leafs fans.

I just can't write short reply... Damn.

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