It was loud and it was raucous.
The patter of thunder sticks mixed with cheers and some screams, echoed through the year-old arena. In the stands, co-ordinated dancing was led by an eight-person team of conductors.
This was the eager anticipation of 5,800 spectators brimming over for a rare event.
This was hockey night in Gangneung, South Korea.
But it was no simple game of shinny. On this night, the crowd was cheering both for the home team and the visitors: a team from North Korea.
To one side of the crowd, a group of about 100 wore identical white T-shirts with a blue Korean …read more
Source: Ottawa Citizen