A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from June 13, 2015
“Ice hockey players can walk on water”

“Ice hockey players can walk on water” isa saying that has beenprinted on posters and T-shirts. The saying has been cited in print since at least 2002.
     
“Ice hockey is technically a water sport” is a related saying.
         
 
Hockey Humor
The Puck Stops Here
These quotes were found on the backs of T-Shirts and on license plate frames. If you have more quotes, please e-mail them to me and I will add them to this site.
This page last updated October 5, 2002.
 
. Ice Hockey Players Can Walk On Water
 
Eyes On The Prize (Montreal Canadiens)
30 GREAT HOCKEY QUOTES
By Robert L on Aug 5, 2006, 2:51a
(...)
“Ice hockey players can walk on water.” — Author Unknown
 
Google Books
Bobby Orr and Me
By Martin Avery
Lulu.com
2008
Pg. 7:
Hockey players can walk on water. ~Author Unknown
 
Twitter
Andy Dufresne
‏@Andy_Dufresne
“Ice hockey players can walk on water.” - Author Unknown
4:27 PM - 27 Apr 2009
 
Google Books
Blood & Ice:
Tales of 32 Years in the Crease

By Mike Haszto
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse
2010
Pg. VII:
This would be my second favorite bumper sticker by an unknown quotee: “Ice hockey players can walk on water”.
 
Twitter
PowerBlade
‏@PBHockey
Quote of the day: Ice hockey players can walk on water.  ~Author Unknown http://bit.ly/a82dbk
3:58 PM - 11 Feb 2010
   
The Rat Trick
August 10, 2011
Some Favorite Hockey Quotes
(...)
Ice hockey players can walk on water. ~Author Unknown
   
Google Books
Biteback Dictionary of Humorous Sporting Quotations
By Fred Metcalf
London: Biteback Publishing Ltd.
2013
Pg. ?:
Ice hockey players can walk on water.
Anon.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Saturday, June 13, 2015 • Permalink


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