NABOKV-L post 0023466, Sat, 17 Nov 2012 18:11:43 -0800

Goons & Hockey neckties

My thanks to Schuman, Miale, and Efremov for their “Goon” comments. The term seems to be rather common in hockey parlance and often
shows up as a common term in the sport. It is even cited in a blog about Cornell (in reference to non-Cornell) hockey hoodlums. There are indeed red hockey-themed themed red neckties---as pictured above.

Best, Don

several references to Cornell including fan

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