September 19, 2013

King Clancy's Unforgettable Training Camp

Old King Clancy barely survived his first training camp in Toronto.

From Anne M. Logan in her amazing Clancy biography "Rare Jewel For A King":

"King nearly didn't get past training camp. There was no ice yet in Parry Sound, so they were all "supposed to do a lot of walkin' and runnin' and ended up huntin' partridges in the bush. I'm walking with (Lorne) Chabot, and Busher Jackson is right behind us. A bird flies up and Jackson puts a hole right through my hat. I never saw Chabot so mad. Me, I'm so scared I can't even speak."

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