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On top of the ol' Tundra, a great day for hockey

With the college game still trying to expand beyond its parochial heritage, it's hard to argue against the additional exposure that events like the Frozen Tundra Hockey Classic can provide.

Updated: February 14, 2006, 3:04 PM ET
By David Albright | ESPN.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Somewhere, the late Bob Johnson is smiling.

The former Wisconsin hockey coach, who directed the Badgers to three national championships back in the 1970s and '80s, told anyone who would listen that every day was a great day for hockey.

“ There was another reason, rather than just to win a hockey game, that this game was important. It was about winning itfor everybody thatwas here. ”

— Wisconsin coach Mike Eaves

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