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Throughout the city, the 2012-13 Winter season has kicked off by now in each of the adult recreational leagues, and unfortunately, I'm still without a team. At this point, it's looking like the best I can hope for is emergency fill-ins, and the occassional pick up game when I get called for that.
I had a couple of replies to an online ad that I had posted earlier this summer, but after a few emails were exchanged, I heard nothing more. Last week, I actually received a reply from a
Well, after three games playing for a new team in a new league, my summer season has suddenly come to an end. I was cut loose last night after a phone call from the guy who had organized the team to notify me that the team was opting to go with someone a little more experienced.
While I appreciate the attempt, I don't buy his reasoning for a second. I'll be the first to admit that in the first game, I played like crap. In the second game, I nearly stole that one for us against a
Last night marked the second pre-season game for this summer. Going into the game, I was feeling tired most of the day, and wasn't even sure that I'd have the energy to make it through the entire game. Once I got onto the ice though, I was feeling pretty good; a few shots in warmup, and I was good to go.
After the way the first pre-season game started, I just wanted to make it through the first few shots without giving one up. I was just hoping that any rust had been shaken off in
Last night marked the start of a new summer season, as I played the first of three pre-season games in a new league. Earlier this spring, I had posted an online ad in search of a team to play summer hockey with. A couple of weeks after posting, I received a reply from a team looking for an unexpected replacement after their goalie had to withdraw from the league for personal reasons. I gladly accepted, and after much anticipation, we hit the ice last night.
The summer season will
As some of you may or may not know, I wound up pulling the trigger last weekend on a shiny new pair of Bauer One80 skates to replace my aging CCM 452 Tacks. I really liked the feel of the skates in store, had the yellow SuperFeet insoles added for additional support, and had the skates baked to try and take advantage of the moldable boot.
My plan is to get them on the ice tomorrow night in my teams first of two guaranteed playoff games. Normally, I wouldn't make a change like that