Originally published in The Sporting News Online, May 1999:
by Larry Granillo
Welcome to the Hoth Arena, where tonight we will witness what promises to be the most exciting game of hockey ever played, between the Rebels and the Galactic Empire. Led by the massive and highly talented Darth Vader at center and the always intense and intimidating Emperor Palpatine in goal, the Galactic Empire looks to stomp the young Rebels once and for all.
The Rebels are led by venerable Obi-Wan Kenobi at right-wing, but the Rebels appear to be nothing more than a patchwork team. Because of insufficient funds, the Rebels’ team wasn’t even put together when this game was announced. So, much like Frank Wren, the Rebels’ GM had little to work with.
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