One can discern hockey's greatness live or by watching a game on TV, but the sport's ultimate attractions -- speed, skill, toughness, heart -- are best felt by playing it. For Paul Rosenberg and his buddies, the thrill of lacing the skates and hitting the ice to compete for local men's team The Chubbys is their bonding agent, strong enough that it's turned irrational and caused Paul all sorts of issues with his wife, Karen. Meanwhile, along for the ride are Paul's best friends Anthony, the charmer who schemes his way through life; Dicky, the wealthy hedge fund manager whose answer to everything is in his wallet; and Sebalos, the slacker on a misguided search for his purpose.