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posted on March 09, 2008
City cites costs, iffy weather for decision to keep most rinks shut. The shinny crowd is not amused
By: ANDREW CHUNG\\STAFF REPORTER
Published: March 09, 2008
Source: The Star.
"Clack, clack, clack. The sticks hit centre ice, only to be tossed to one side or the other in a random draw to choose teams among these two dozen men, mostly strangers to each other. Here for a game of hard-skating shinny.
"I don't know anybody here except this guy, and we're about to play a hockey game," says Andrew Song, 21, motioning to his friend Jake Lee.
Both of their parents are immigrants from South Korea. They've been playing since they were 4. "We live in Canada," he nods. "This is essential.""