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Games fun, but NHL's invasion didn't take London by storm

Updated: September 30, 2007, 8:19 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

LONDON -- Cheerio, London.

Thanks for having us even if the presence of National Hockey League players and the Stanley Cup didn't spark spontaneous outbursts of Stompin' Tom Connors' "The Hockey Song" on the Tube or along the mighty Thames.

Spot of tea before you go, whoever you were?

The NHL's experience here these past few days will be remembered as settling somewhere between the ends of the sporting and cultural spectrum. Even Sunday's game, a decisive 4-1 victory by ...

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