The Penalty Box: Hockey’s Unique Accommodation

In all of sports, this 10’ by 4’ glass enclosed structure stands alone as a unique piece of real estate.

While fans watch the 2014 conference finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings and the Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers, they’ll witness penalized players from all four teams banished to the penalty box.

Since hockey the only professional sport to tout such an unusual place, I’ve included it my book Hockey Favorites.

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