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From 'The Kitchen' to the NHL

Three Charlestown best friends got drafted after growing up playing together

Updated: July 1, 2012, 2:53 PM ET
By Scott Barboza | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- When Charlestown resident Paul Myers won The Kitchen Cup hockey title last summer with teammates Matt Grzelcyk, Jimmy Vesey and Brendan Collier, he knew he was a witness to history.

The Kitchen Cup might not have the panache of its Canadian brethren (Lord Stanley, or the Grey for that matter), but in the 1-square-mile patch of earth that constitutes Charlestown, it's a point of pride -- as are Myers' three teammates from the summertime roller hockey tournament.

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