Two minutes for stripping
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We didn't know what was going on with pro wrestler Chris Jericho and these hockey officials, so we asked for your help to clue us in.

Chris Jericho
We received nearly 700 responses, and the best caption suggestions are below:

Welcome to Vince McMahon's new concoction ... the XHL!
Brad Davis
New York

In order to improve TV ratings for the Winter Olympics, the IOC has added Team Ice Stripping as a demonstration sport for the 2002 Olympics.
Avi Spira
Great Neck, N.Y.

Bill somehow talked one of the backup refs into helping him retrieve his whistle.
Brian Scipione
San Diego

The Iceman: Dumbeth.
Craig Jacobson
Portland, Ore.

Auditioning for a role in the remake of "Slap Shot," professional wrestler Jericho gets some advice from referee Ron Hogarth on how to take off one's hockey pants while skating at full speed.
Don Paul Martin
Merrimack, N.H.

The XHL gets off to a raucous start after Chris Jericho hooks Alexander Daigle on a breakaway and suffers the league's first "penalty wedgie."
Cyril Tircuit
New Orleans

We should have seen this one coming after Vince McMahon bought the Ice Capades.
Daron Jones
Madison, Wis.

"Dial down the center with 1-800-CALL-ATT"
Joel Snyderman
Ann Arbor, Mich.

"Hey, how many times do I have to tell you, I'm not The Rock and you can't smell what I'm cooking!"
Tim Malcolm

This one time at hockey camp ...
Brian Desmond
Lansing, Mich.

Not surprisingly, Tonya Harding failed her recent steroid screening.
Ray Eckstein
Plantation, Fla.

After the success of her first "feature" movie, Tonya Harding attempts to incorporate her only other talent into the sequel to her wedding home video.
Baton Rouge, La.

All I can tell you is that it will never, eeeeeeeeever happen again.

For only 19.95 you can own, "When WWF stars go wild."
Drew Weimer
Livermore, Calif.

While searching for the missing puck, the refs discover a new meaning of "in the crease."
PJ Burke
Sunnyvale, Calif.

I see London, I see France ...

Canada's swimsuit edition cover model.
Matt Legin
Somerville, Mass.

I don't care if it was a joke, you don't put a gerbil in a man's hockey girdle!
Joel Foreman
Gainesville, Fla.

In order to attract more women for the audience, the NHL recently announced a partnership with Chippendales.
A. Pryor
San Bernardino, Calif.

Initiating a new rule in the NHL, the refs forgo the customary 2 minutes in the penalty box in exchange for the atomic wedgie.
Tom Killian
Wake Forest, N.C.

"I am a glorious man! A glorious man who will not be taken down ..."
Williamsburg, Va.


Who says it's hard to find a good Joe Cocker impersonator since John Belushi died?
Peter Yates

And here is the real caption from The Associated Press: Wrestler Chris Jericho, of the WWF Smack Down, is chased down by referees after fighting with Kelley's Heroes goalkeeper Chad Smith, drummer of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers, during the NHL All-Star Celebrity Challenge on Jan. 30 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Jericho skated for Bruckheimer's Bad Boys team.


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Mystery Photo responses Sept. 28: Safe at home

Mystery Photo responses Sept. 21: Coming up short

Mystery Photo responses Sept. 18: Hat tricks

Mystery Photo Sept. 7: Tough shot

Mystery Photo Aug. 31: Oh, Danny boy!

Mystery Photo Aug. 24: Baby doll

Mystery Photo Aug. 17: Wild night at the ballpark

Mystery photo Aug. 10: Doubles divas

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Mystery photo July 27: I've got it!

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Mystery photo May 3: Drop 'em

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Mystery photo April 23: Ready, aim ...

Mystery photo April 16: Hey, buddy

Mystery photo April 9: Gone fishin in Florida

Mystery photo April 2: Getting kissed off

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