Calgary Beer League Hockey Team Heads to Costa Rica

Costa Rica News – A group of Calgary men are about to graduate from beer league hockey to the international stage — with a bit of encouragement from the prime minister.
The Calgary Citizens is a recreational hockey team of “guys who played hockey all their lives but never really made it probably beyond high school hockey,” player Ken Trudeau told the Calgary Eyeopener​ on Monday.
They may not be in the same league as Canadian greats at international tournaments, like Ken Dryden and Paul Henderson in the 1972 Summit Series, Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux in the 1987 Canada Cup or Sidney Crosby and Jonathan Toews in the 2010 Olympics.
But the crew, ranging in age from early 30s to 50 — including two CBC Calgary journalists —

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