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My very good friend David Davis on hockey lit:lareviewofbooks:

The puck stops here:

In the winter of 1955, the editors of a newly launched magazine called Sports Illustrated sent William Faulkner to watch an ice hockey game between the New York Rangers and the Montreal Canadiens. The novelist was a puck novice — the article was entitled “An Innocent at Rinkside” — and he knew little about the sport’s strategy or culture. But his brief essay captured hockey’s relentless tempo, its improvisational surges, its attendant carnage.

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My very good friend David Davis on hockey lit:

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:

The puck stops here:

In the winter of 1955, the editors of a newly launched magazine called Sports Illustrated sent William Faulkner to watch an ice hockey game between the New York Rangers and the Montreal Canadiens. The novelist was a puck novice — the article was entitled “An Innocent at Rinkside” — and he knew little about the sport’s strategy or culture. But his brief essay captured hockey’s relentless tempo, its improvisational surges, its attendant carnage.

Click here to read more.

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    My very good friend David Davis on hockey lit:
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    Man, if sports articles were still written like that, I’d start paying attention to them and the games.
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