"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, as Emerson said, especially when it comes to Old Time Hockey. Otherwise, how would Todd Flowerday reconcile his deeply held pacifism with his rooting interest in the Rochester Amerks, captured here in a vintage Slapshot-worthy donnybrook? Mahatma Gandhi, say hello to Eddie Shore.
Elsewhere: A striking image of Tiny Thompson from the days when goalie protection consisted of gloves, leg pads and a baseball hat. Clint Benedict of the old Maroons looks like a goalie to whom the fan at home could have related, though here he looks ready for a helping of fava beans and a nice Chianti.