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    Well, they got back to me about 24 hours before I...

    Well, they got back to me about 24 hours before I was gonna book a flight elsewhere, so it looks like I'm going! But then again, they haven't responded to my email with more questions, and it's been...
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    Yeah I sent them a message in Spanish a few weeks...

    Yeah I sent them a message in Spanish a few weeks ago, but didn't hear anything.

    The guy in ushuaia got back to me and said there may be a spot for me but they needed my player profile. I sent...
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    Yeah I contacted them through there and sent a...

    Yeah I contacted them through there and sent a couple emails, but after one reply saying they'd look into it I haven't heard a thing.
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    Sticky: Hey, I sent you a pm.

    Hey, I sent you a pm.
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    I posted this in the min-FAQ too, but I'll add it...

    I posted this in the min-FAQ too, but I'll add it here:

    I'm not sure if anyone from Argentina checks this page anymore, but if a visitor were interested in playing in one of the tournaments in...
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    Sticky: I'm not sure if anyone from Argentina checks this...

    I'm not sure if anyone from Argentina checks this page anymore, but if a visitor were interested in playing in one of the tournaments in Ushuaia this summer (2017), would that be possible and how...
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    I used to live in Taiwan and played hockey there...

    I used to live in Taiwan and played hockey there for 4 years, I was fairly involved in the foreigner run club league there, and knew most of the players, local or foreign. I looked at the CT roster...
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    It's not always that easy. I did a bit of help...

    It's not always that easy. I did a bit of help with a couple IIHF tournys in Taipei (CCOA and 2011U18DIII) when I lived there. At the CCOA they simply didn't have anyone counting shots for example,...
  9. Nope, that challenge cup team was pretty much the...

    Nope, that challenge cup team was pretty much the best available players, minus a guy who would have been their #1 defenseman. There's not much of a domestic club league here, just a couple...
  10. I've been at nearly all the games thus far, and I...

    I've been at nearly all the games thus far, and I have no idea where they're getting those shot totals. There's no way CT was averaging a shot every 45 seconds of the game. It's possible they were...
  11. The part you can see in that picture is the main...

    The part you can see in that picture is the main arena, it can hold ice but almost never does. It's used for concerts and shows, ie Bob Dylan just played there the other week. Behind the part you...
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    They have a petition going trying to get the govt...

    They have a petition going trying to get the govt to sponsor/fund/pay for some/all of the trip, what I was told was that the govt would only pay for teams/athletes competing at the highest level, not...
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    I think the amount of information that comes out...

    I think the amount of information that comes out about N.Korea can be measured on a yearly scale. I get the impression you don't quite comprehend how closed off it is. People can't just walk in...
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    Hockey can be called a couple different things in...

    Hockey can be called a couple different things in Chinese ...

    (your computer will need to be able to display Chinese characters for this)

    曲棍球 (qǔ gn qi) literally translates to "crooked...
  15. Well, I didn't do much officially, they wanted an...

    Well, I didn't do much officially, they wanted an English speaking voice to do some of the in-game announcements (goals, penalties), so I did that for a couple games, and then my girlfriend did most...
  16. I can tell you the Taiwanese goalie was surnamed...

    I can tell you the Taiwanese goalie was surnamed Ting. The backup may have played one of the weekday games, and then he came in very briefly in the third period of the final when Taiwan was up 3-1. ...
  17. There was no one there doing it, for some reason....

    There was no one there doing it, for some reason. The scorers table had about 4 people at it, but they were just recording goals and penalties. Not sure why none of them were assigned to track...
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    For the record.... Dundas is a town in Ontario,...

    For the record.... Dundas is a town in Ontario, sorta between Toronto and Hamilton. Mohawk College is a College in Hamilton, but I'm not sure they're close enough together to be called Dundas Mohawk...
  19. I managed to watch about 50% of the games at this...

    I managed to watch about 50% of the games at this tournament. UAE, Taiwan, and Thailand were all a step above the rest, a few steps even. Hong Kong was probably better than Malaysia in my opinion,...
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    Oh wow, I'm making mental plans to come and...

    Oh wow, I'm making mental plans to come and visit already. Good luck with the construction!
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    Yes folks, the zamboni driver really is that...

    Yes folks, the zamboni driver really is that slow. Takes about half an hour, if we're lucky.
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    Sticky: Does anyone know what exactly a "registered...

    Does anyone know what exactly a "registered player" means?
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    Well, I'm in the international division, being...

    Well, I'm in the international division, being Canadian and all. This is my first season, but as I understand it (and again, i'm still figuring out how this league works, i imagine i'll learn a lot...
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    I'll be playing in this league this year, so if...

    I'll be playing in this league this year, so if you have any questions, let me know. They're hoping/aiming to expand to 10 teams for the international division this season.
  25. damn. well, it was worth a shot. thanks for...

    damn. well, it was worth a shot. thanks for the help.
  26. Hey, is there a game in Berlin tomorrow (friday)?...

    Hey, is there a game in Berlin tomorrow (friday)? I'll be here for another day, and my friday evening is free, and i'd love to be able to go to another game here in Europe.

    Is this their arena?...
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    interesting. nine pounds though eh? ouch. ...

    interesting. nine pounds though eh? ouch. maybe i'll wait till i'm back on the monday to go. I'm in the kings cross area, whatever that means.
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    Hi guys... Off topic, but I figured this would...

    Hi guys...

    Off topic, but I figured this would be better than starting a new one...

    I'm going to be in London on this thursday and friday (and then again for a few days at the start of Sept)...
  29. This is all very good to know, thanks guys. It...

    This is all very good to know, thanks guys. It seems safe to just buy tickets at the gate then. My friends are actually cool with coming with me, so it'll be three tickets instead of one, but that...
  30. Seriously? Hot damn. I hadn't really considered...

    Seriously? Hot damn. I hadn't really considered that a possibility because I didn't think any leagues would be playing. I'd absolutely love to go to a game though. Even if it means ditching my...
  31. Where should I go as a hockey tourist in Prague?

    So I'm going to be in Prague for a few days in late August (19th-22nd or so) and I'm going to have some time to do a fair bit of exploring. Anything in particular I should check out? Any famous...
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    I know this is from two years ago, but just for...

    I know this is from two years ago, but just for clarification : Bidini's book is called The Tropic Of Hockey, and it contains nothing about Mongolia. A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation...
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    That is true. There are no changerooms...

    That is true.

    There are no changerooms though...
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    I got to play once at the end of November with...

    I got to play once at the end of November with some of the players in that league. A great bunch of guys, very helpful in finding some spare equipment for me and making me feel welcome, I'm hoping...
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    Sticky: From what I understand, there's a second rink in...

    From what I understand, there's a second rink in Taiwan. There's the main big one (actually an ice pad off to the side of the main arena, which doesn't have ice but does have the capability) and...
  36. Ken Dryden talked about this back in 1989, in his...

    Ken Dryden talked about this back in 1989, in his book "Home Game : Hockey and Life in Canada". It does sorta make sense, and not just from a size factor. At age 6, a single year is one-sixth of a...
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    Thanks Jose Luis, I'll certainly send him an...

    Thanks Jose Luis, I'll certainly send him an email at some point. Would one in English be ok? I would probably be able to write one in Spanish, but I might embarass myself a bit.
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    This is good news indeed, thank you Jose Luis. ...

    This is good news indeed, thank you Jose Luis. I'm still hoping to move to B.A. in a year, and I'm not sure I could take another year without ice hockey (I'm living in southern Taiwan currently). ...
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    Well, I'm currently in Taiwan teaching english,...

    Well, I'm currently in Taiwan teaching english, so I figure if I can settle in a country where I can't speak a word of the language, it shouldn't be too difficult to settle in a country where I can...
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    Many thanks, I've contacted the people who run...

    Many thanks, I've contacted the people who run this league, and with some luck, I'll get to play this year. Much appreciated.
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    What kind of ice hockey facilities are there in...

    What kind of ice hockey facilities are there in Taiwan? I mean, number of rinks, locations, that sort of thing...

    I'm looking at moving to Taiwan in October to do the Teach English thing, and I'm...
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    I'm interested in going to Argentina sometime in...

    I'm interested in going to Argentina sometime in the near future to teach english and learn some more spanish, so it's very good to know that there's some hockey going on down there. I'd love to...
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