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Updated: May 19, 2009, 2:12 PM ET
By E.J. Hradek | ESPN The Magazine
SHUTTING DOWN THE STARS:
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E.J. Hradek

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
E.J. Hradek is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, joining the staff prior to its launch in 1998. He began covering hockey as a writer/editor for Hockey Illustrated in 1989.