Winter not nice without NHL on ice
MIAMI -- With NHL arenas shut this past winter, something was missing this offseason for Mike Piazza, Larry Walker, Eric Gagne and Tom Glavine.
Growing up watching the Broad Street Bullies -- the two-time Stanley Cup champion Philadelphia Flyers of the mid '70s -- Piazza was among many major leaguers who felt hockey withdrawal because of the NHL lockout that wiped out the entire 2004-05 season.
"One of the first games I went to was against the California Golden Seals," ...
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