The World's Greatest Hockey Team Gets Its Due.
The Detroit Red Wings meet the President. The Wings were impressed. In the local news broadcast, when asked whether he preferred visiting the White House during a Democratic or Republican administration, ever-diplomatic (scroll down to "Judge, Jury and Executioner") forward Darren McCarty said "Oh, Republican. Easy."
It fits. Violent reputation notwithstanding, hockey players have always been the most sensible of pro athletes, especially after September 11.
Finally, a parting thought for Colorado Avalanche fans: neener, neener, neener.