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If you look closely at the crowd after a goal is scored in the third period, a large yellow sign can be seen held by character Sarah Heinz that reads "Hey Skank, I'm Pregnant!" She is the same character who knocked Skank out with a shovel for making disparaging remarks about her in the locker room after their sexual encounter.
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This movie was originally going to be filmed in Rossland, British Columbia - the future location of Miracle (2004) - and was going to be known as "Face Off." Eventually they decided to use Canmore, Alberta, and went with the current name.
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The entire New York Rangers roster is fictional. Many players on the actual Rangers roster at the time refused to be in the film.
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Mike Myers's character Donnie Shulzhoffer seems to have the same mannerisms and sayings as Canadian hockey commentator, hero and all-around legend Don Cherry.
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The metal "goaltender" that John ('Russell Crowe (I)') uses for shooting practice is painted to look like former Montreal Canadiens goalie and NHL Hall Of Famer, Ken Dryden.
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Burt Reynolds' character name Walter Burns is the same as the editor of Cary Grant's character in 'His Girl Friday'. Reynolds starred in 'Switching Channels', a remake of 'His Girl Friday', as the character originally played by Grant, named Walter Burns.
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The movie is loosely based on the 1905 Stanley Cup game between the Dawson City Nuggets and the Ottawa Senators.
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At the end of the film, the recruited players are going to play for the Binghamton Rangers, the AHL affiliate for the New York Rangers at that time. The franchise is still in operation, however it is now the AHL affiliate for the Ottowa Senators.
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