Neutral Zone Wrap: Dottier in Detroit
Neutral Zone Wrap: Dottier in Detroit

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Neutral Zone Wrap
Evan Berofsky, RotoWire.com

In case you missed the latest fifth-tier news, I recently participated in the Scrabble(TM) Champions Tournament (SCT) in London (the famous European city, not its wildly popular Ontario namesake). After spending over a week in England, I learned three things:

1) The worst fish and chips available in the UK is better than just about any fish and chips that can be found over here.
2) There are many meanings for the word 'banger' - and most of them are surprisingly not offensive.
3) You really, really miss watching live hockey. That is, unless you want to stay up until 1AM and hope for a decent live online feed.

Going into the event, I realized winning it all would be unrealistic but I still believed a major prize (i.e. a top-eight finish) was possible. The tiles may be unfavorable at times, but the greats can

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Evan Berofsky
Evan Berofsky enjoys writing. Seriously. When he’s not trying to shove hockey miscellany down your throat, he gets his kicks playing tournament Scrabble(TM). If you have anything to say about Evan’s work (or need any hot word tips), feel free to contact him at eberofsky@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter (@evanberofsky).
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