I sucked playing hockey this season. It was great!

I achieved a breakthrough: I played hockey this winter and I was terrible. I was invited last November to play pick-up hockey. They already had two goalies so it meant I’d be playing out. I said yes mainly because I missed the needling chatter of a dressing room, the sounds of pucks booming into boards, and the frost on the walls of small town arenas. Actually, I was a pretty good goaltender as a kid; I even played “rep” as we call it in … [Read more...]