Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 12/30/11
Hockey Hugs is a feature that celebrates the best in hugging from around the NHL, because who doesn't love a good hug now and then?  Seen a particularly good hug photo lately? Send it to puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com or tweet @HarrisonMooney. "Drew. I know we just met, but I love ya. You're already number one in my heart." In the days leading up to Darryl Sutter taking the job as the coach of the Los Angeles Kings, we heard plenty about what a hardass he was, and how he'd bring a nasty edge to the culture in Los Angeles. But thus far, it's been all creepy snuggling, as evidenced above. That said, it still isn't the creepiest Kings embrace of the last two weeks. That goes to the personal space violation following the hug to your right between Drew Doughty and Jarret Stoll. If you're wondering why it didn't make it higher up on this list, the answer is simple: this is Hockey Hugs, not Hockey Junk Pats. There's a difference. This feature celebrates the innocence of the hockey embrace. The m...
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