Senior Citizens Get NHL Off to Rousing Start

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One look around the NHL and it seems like every team has a few 25-and-under star players, from Steven Stamkos in Tampa Bay to Patrick Kane in Chicago, from Taylor Hall in Edmonton to John Tavares with the New York Islanders.

But on opening weekend of the 2012-13 season many of those youngsters took a backseat to the 35-and-over crowd, who spent the first few games of the season showing how timeless the classics can be.

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