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10-25-2012, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Brodeur View Post
One of the amusing Tikkanen stories came from his time in Edmonton. The press was interviewing him and Tikkanen was giving some incomprehensible responses. They all assumed he was speaking in Finnish. So they asked Jari Kurri to translate. Kurri was like "I have no idea what he's saying."
Tikkanen also spawned the now-famous inside joke between Pat Burns and Bob McKenzie, because he couldn't pronounce the names of Colin Campbell (Gullen Gumble) and John Vanbiesbrouck (Joe Mansbreek) properly.

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