MacTier mad about hockey hero Chris Lee

MACTIER – Olympic fans here – especially hockey lovers – are cheering for one of their own.

Chris Lee, a native of this tiny west Muskoka community, is a big part of Canada’s non-NHL team at the Pyeonchang Winter Games.

He’s no secret.

His devoted followers have been following his shinny exploits for years.

A career minor-leagur, he has been toiling in Russia’s KHL of late, after plying his play abroad for years.

Fans in his hometown are planning to watch his – and Candada’s games – starting next week at the local rink.

To get you primed, check out a CBC story about his travails.