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Summer GHI Tournament Dates

Through the magic that is the internet and link clicking, I went from an article about the side effects of an anti-smoking drug to GHI, the Gay Hockey International.  Open to the gay, lesbian, bi, and transsexual community, but doesn't restrict allies from joining the league, the GHI has outposts in Albany, Boston, Chicago, LA, Montreal, New York, Ohio, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco (2), Stockholm, Toronto, Vancouver, Vermont, Windsor, and Wisconsin.  There are inactive groups in Colorado, Minnesota, Utah, and Washington DC.  

But I'm sure you guys all knew this, but they are having summer tournements this summer and I highly suggest you check it out:   

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Yo Ho Yo Ho The NHL At Sea! 

Not a single hockey fan in this photo

Okay, so recently I went on a trip to the south where the weather is always warm and ice rinks are a mythical creature.  Fine, not really seeing as Florida, one of the places that I stopped, has two NHL teams plus a bunchaother teams.  But in all honesty, hockey isn't very big the further south you head.  And that's why I packed a bunch of hockey tee shirts and paraded myself around waiting to see what people would say. 

Mind you, I was on a cruise ship, that left from NYC, so you would assume this would be skewed, that I would run in to crazy amounts of Atlantic and Northeastern Division fans, but no I didn't. So disappointed hockey fans!  

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