Liveblogging That Joe Posnanski Column About Hockey

5:50.27 p.m.: "HOCKEY: A WRINGER OF EMOTIONS LIKE NO OTHER"

5:50.29 p.m. : "The fast-paced, emotional game on ice captivates unlike any other team sport"

5:50.34 p.m.:

THE BIG READ
BY JOE POSNANSKI
NBCSports.com
updated 3:24 p.m. ET June 7, 2013

LOS ANGELES - "People’s reaction to opera the first time they see it is very dramatic. They either love it or they hate it. If they love it, they will always love it. If they don't, they may learn to appreciate it, but it will never become a part of their soul."

— Richard Gere character in "Pretty Woman."

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