McKee proves sport is growing in untraditional markets

Updated: May 26, 2006, 2:00 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

EDMONTON, Alberta -- When the Dallas Stars first moved to Big D from Minnesota in 1993, David McKee's father Carl bought season tickets.

The night of the Stars' first home game, 10-year-old McKee refused to go.

"I wanted to hang out with my friends," the native of Midland, Texas, recalled.

But his dad kept pestering him and essentially dragged young David to the second home game. It turned out to be a life-altering event for a young man who is now a shining example of ...

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