The Ducks and Snoop Dogg, together at last.

Just got this tidbit …


Captain Chris Pronger and the 2007StanleyCup champs give Snoop Dogg his first hockey lesson”

Snoop Dogg, his children and a few friends head down to Honda Center to receive a hockey lesson from the Stanley Cup champion Anaheim Ducks on this Sundays (Jan. 27) episode of Snoop Doggs Father Hood, entitled Snow in da Hood, airing on E! at 10:30 p.m. (Eastern and Pacific)

Ducks captain Chris Pronger, All-Star Ryan Getzlaf and team enforcer George Parros show Snoop, Spank and Rook (Snoops sons) how its done out on what Snoop refers to as the snow. Snoop quickly learns that skating on the ice isnt quite as easy as his roller derby days.

In the episode, the group also returns to Honda Center cheer the Ducks on against the Vancouver Canucks, where Snoop meets up with hockey legend Willie ORee. ORee, who broke the color barrier as the first black player in the NHL in 1958, chats with Snoop about exposing the sport of hockey to more African-Americans. The two discuss starting a youth hockey league modeled after Snoops youth football league.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.

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