A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town. ...
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A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town. His on-ice activities are complicated by his relationship with the coach's daughter. Written by
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All the teams depicted, as well as the uniforms are fictional, except one. The Hamilton Mustang's first opponent were The Toronto Marlboros, who were, at the time, a team in the Ontario Hockey League. See more »
In the beginning of the film, when they show Rob Lowe playing as a teen, he is shooting left handed. But Dean is then shown right handed when shooting throughout the rest of the film. See more »
Mustang Player Duane Hewitt:
Fast legs, slow fists.
The guy suckered me.
Mustang Player Duane Hewitt:
Oh, poor baby. Hey, maybe next time we can send you a telegram: get ready for the right hook.
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While there have been many posts stating that this movie is a poor representation of what hockey is really like, I must disagree. I have played hockey up to the college level, and I have had more than one occasion to tryout or play for junior teams in Canada. While many specifics in the movie are exagerated, the parts that people seem to be most offended by are the parts that are true. There is something to be said for rinks that have chain link fencing in stead of glass, every tryout has one or two guys that trip over the blue line untouched, fighting at tryouts, and yes, there are Canadian towns which are old and run down. The social aspects of the movie are definately true: the woman that every guy has been with, the initiating of the rookie, silly girls at the local bar, and of course, the unruley fans. While the movie does take some creative liscence, it is an accurate representation of what life is like for a hockey player trying to make it in junior hockey. I love this movie. It is a must see for anyone who plays the game.
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