The Chiefs wore “military appreciation” jerseys, which looked a lot like the Americans’ usual set, so they worse their red alternates. It was an intense game, and at one point Ethan McIndoe was cut by a high stick. Coach Don Nachbaur argued for a penalty to no avail. I included a photos that I would absolutely love, if only it were in focus. Still, it’s a pretty compelling image, capturing Nachbaur yelling, “We didn’t cut him!”
On another occasion, a huge check resulted in players half-hanging over the boards and into the camera well, where their sticks became entangled with my camera strap for a moment. The TV crew afterwards told me that I handled the whole situation with utmost professionalism, but really I was just trying not to lose any limbs.
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