2013 CHL Top Prospects Game: Familiarity doesn't breed contempt
Despite the fact that it is considered one of the "Big Four" major leagues in North America, hockey remains a small sport in many different ways. That size brings a sense of community, where everybody knows one another.
This is perhaps no more obvious then when it comes to events like the 2013 Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. Despite featuring a selection of players from across Canada, the United States, the Czech Republic, Russia and even Denmark and Switzerland, you would be hard pressed to find a player participating in the game who hasn't crossed paths with at least a handful of his fellow players in another competition during his short career.… read more