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HOCKEY PLAYERS: TWICE AS ROUGH, AND IN THE BUFF
Published December 1, 1995
Cable TV viewers in Kingston, Jamaica, searching for the latest hockey scores on Canada's The Sports Network were instead given a free shot of pornography. Kingston Cablenet "apologized for the technical glitch, which mean that a U.S. adult channel was beamed into area homes for almost 15 minutes" on Wednesday (Toronto GLOBE AND MAIL, 12/1). MORE FLESH: Finnish hockey wives are selling "semi-nude photographs" of their husbands to pay for the cost of accompanying them on a tour of China. The calendar, "Boys on Ice 1996," features 12 members of the champion Kalpa team in "various stages of undress." Kirsi Virtanen, wife of center Janne Virtanen: "It's all good, clean fun and hey, the boys are good looking" (GLOBE & MAIL, 12/1).