NHL All-Name Teams: Picking the 20 Most Ridiculous Hockey Names of 2011-12

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NHL All-Name Teams: Picking the 20 Most Ridiculous Hockey Names of 2011-12
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Some hockey names just seem to fit. They roll off the tongue, sound great in highlight reels and can even seem to exude the spirit of the sport in their name.

"Sidney Crosby" rhymes and goes well phonetically, "Claude Giroux" sounds like a fancy french dessert, whereas "Zdeno Chara" contains the hard-sounding letters appropriate of the NHL's biggest player.

Then there are names that do not do a hockey player justice.

Some are hard to say, some hard to spell and others seem inconvenient for some other reason.

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