Top 5

Jim Fox

Former NHL forward turned broadcaster Jim Fox has been around the world in pursuit of the best wine. Here are his Top 5 wine destinations:


  1. Wine Tour on bike on the outskirts of Beaune, Burgundy, France

  2. Barrel tasting at Roberto Voerzio Winery, La Morra, Barolo, Piedmonte, Italy

  3. Tasting Class and barrel tasting at Chateau Lynch Bages, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France)

  4. Dinner and tasting at Savier Vineyards, just southeast of Calistoga, California, at sunset looking back over Napa Valley

  5. Anywhere in Tuscany, Italy followed by a glass of wine in the Piazza del Campo, Siena, Tuscany, Italy
NHL Confidential

Mike RichardsLake of the Woods, known more as a remote wildlife habitat straddling Minnesota and Canada, is also a summer favorite of Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards. The former Flyers captain has become an avid wakeboarder/wakesurfer at the lake when he's not on the ice. "It’s starting to" catch on, Richards said. "It’s relaxing to get out there with all your friends and spend a day on the lake."

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Lake Placid: America’s hockey home

Lake Placid

Lake Placid, New York at night | www.lakeplacid.com

The Village of Lake Placid is so humble it makes Tim Tebow look arrogant.

Nestled in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York lies a small town that plays home to fewer than 3,000 people – 5,000 fewer than the seated capacity of the Olympic Center’s Herb Brooks Arena.

There aren’t enough egos in the village for the village to have an ego of its own. Yet, if any town has earned bragging rights, it’s Lake Placid. At least if we’re talking sports.

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