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Loose Change: Your Friday Top 12



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In what is certainly about to become a grand tradition, Loose Change presents its first ever Friday Top 12 List.

We'd advise you to hang onto to this little lyrical gem for financially speculative purposes.

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Top 12 Hockey Terms That Sound Dirty But Aren't

12. Two-on-one

11. Split the defense

10. Five hole

9. Give-and-go

8. Waived off

7. Body checking

6. Poke check

5. Coincidental minors

4. Third man in

3. Butt ending

2. In the slot

1. Pulling the goalie

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