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Memo to Canada: Hockey bridges borders

A message to millions, Chris Drury, the Islanders Ice Girls, five good D and Mr. Bean hop on the Zamboni.

Originally Published: March 11, 2002
By John Buccigross | Special to ESPN.com

A spatula is a small implement with a broad, flat, flexible blade that is used to mix, spread, or lift soft material. Like Jennifer Lopez CDs. (If you ever catch me buying a J-Lo CD, send Bryan Marchment after my knees immediately.)

For the first twenty years of my life I thought the correct pronunciation of spatula was "SPATCH-LER." You see, I was raised in Middle America (my definition of Middle America is everything west of third base in Williamsport, Pa., and everything east of Downstairs ...

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