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In these regions, especially in Canada, hockey has a very long history. Hockey was first played in Canada over 100 years ago and there are very few Canadians, male and female, who haven't played hockey at some level. So hockey is ingrained in the culture of these areas. Also, and probably more important, the northern states and Canada feature very cold winters which freeze pools, ponds and lakes making excellent outdoor, and free, ice surfaces for skating and playing. In fact, I live in a small Canadian town and I don't know anyone of any age who can't skate!!

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Only the BEST hockey players come from Canada!

The best hockey players come from Canada but they are normal like us,just talented

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53.2 % of NHL players are Canadian.

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