Sport: Home-Town Hockey

Canadians used to own the modern game of ice hockey. They developed it in the late 19th century after they got tired of a British sport called bandy.* They could usually be counted on to turn out the best amateur team in the world. Then last year, Toronto's Lyndhursts went to Stockholm and embarrassed all of Canada: they lost the international championship to the Moscow Dynamos, a bunch of hard-skating sportsmen from the MVD, Russia's security police.

"See Who Scored." Last fall the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association reached into the Far West and picked...

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