Why we love the game (and Cam Neely)

Four values, Brad Lukowich, Tony Twist and Ken the Otter take a ride on the Zamboni.

Updated: November 3, 2003, 3:24 PM ET
By John Buccigross | Special to ESPN.com

Two weekends ago, I went back to my alma mater -- Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio -- to see old friends and to accept a Young Alumni Award. (Yes, I drove the 11 hours each way.) "Young Alumni Award" is a euphemism for "Thanks for writing those checks in the past and since we'd really like you to write some more, here is a $12 plaque to hang in your den." I gladly accepted and will gladly write more checks, however small. I have great affection for Heidelberg College and I'm always reenergized ...

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