Sport: Hockey

In Detroit, last week, men skated out with sticks and began to play hockey. Likewise, in Montreal, in Pittsburgh, in Ottawa and Toronto. Likewise, in Manhattan, when the smell of horses no longer pervaded Madison Square Garden, and likewise, after a suitable interval, in Chicago and Boston. Thus the professional hockey season began.

Professional hockey is a somewhat synthetic sport in the U. S. Publicity from newspapers, which have not many games to write about in winter, and the inherent virtues of the sport have made it popular; so much so that last year...

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