Sunday, February 04, 2007

Historic game on ice

Seventy-five times in the past 84 years, the military academies of Canada and the United States have met at their residences and then on the ice, greeting each other as equals before squaring off in a hockey game.

It's a tradition dating as far as 1923, one that has been interrupted only by the Second World War.

Until now.

3 Comments:

At 10:41 PM, February 04, 2007, Anonymous ken said...

I've never understood why "camaraderie-building weekends" include things like a tae kwon do tournament or playing a sometimes violent sport like hockey. Wouldn't it be better to take them all to a strip club or a casino? No one gets a concussion and everybody's friends.

 
At 12:37 PM, February 05, 2007, Blogger sager said...

RMC's really had some egg on its face over this.

 
At 6:28 PM, February 05, 2007, Blogger CasonBlog said...

Now those privates from the Royal Regina Rifles will have to go back to KP duty.

From the Ottawa Sun:
That's in part because RMC recently relaxed the eligibility requirements for its team, allowing reservists and civilian grads to play...

 

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