5 Reasons Why NHL Hockey Is, Pound for Pound, the Best Team Sport

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5 Reasons Why NHL Hockey Is, Pound for Pound, the Best Team Sport
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Hockey has origins going back some 4,000 years. The sport known as the "Ball and Stick" game has been played by great civilizations in Egypt, Rome, Scotland and even South America. (Courtesy http://www.historyofhockey.net/history_of_hockey.html)

A sport which has stood the test of time while evolving with its human fanbase has to be great. Is it the greatest of all team sports?

This slide show hopes to shed light on why I as a fan feel it is.

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