Yutaka Fukufuji, who played with the Japan's national ice hockey team three times, displays his Los Angeles Kings jersey during a news conference in Tokyo
1. The "Free the Fuji 36" movement eventually provoked a backlash.
2. Under the provisions of the exchange, a fat Canadian was sent to Tokyo for Sumo training.
3. Apparently, Wayne Gretzky's dad visited a lot of Tokyo brothels during the war.
4. "I was just a normal Canadian boy. Then, puberty hit and I started turning Japanese."
5. Shamed by the jokes it provoked, and wanting to adopt something both Western and evocative of Canada, Yutaka Fukufuji eventually changed his name Harry Beaver.
6. Fuji's team-mates were pissed about his contract breaking the salary cap and found a way to make their feelings known.
7. By the end of the first period of his first NHL match, three announcers had been suspended for FCC violations.
8. The chanting at away games always made him wonder why the other team's fans would be rooting for him, specifically.
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