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All that's good about hockey

Union's NCAA title game win created buzz, reinforced reasons to love the game

Updated: April 16, 2014, 1:32 PM ET
By John Buccigross | ESPN.com

In the end, the only thing that could slow down the Union Dutchmen's convincing march to an NCAA hockey championship was the squall of confetti that burst from the rafters in Philadelphia as the final horn sounded on the title game.

Like spring-sized snowflakes in late March, the white confetti collected onto the ice and rendered any glide with the championship trophy futile. If the Minnesota Golden Gophers had only known, they may have stealthily strewn the neutral zone with the artificial ...

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