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NHL: The Eyes of Hockey are Upon You

Written January 17, 2013, for publication Jan. 18            884

NHL: The Eyes of Hockey are Upon You

Ross Brewitt

Here’s an internet headline shocker that came across my screen. “NHL season tickets, $200 for 24 home games.”

My first reaction was to grin and calculate how most minor hockey parents will spend more following their 12-year-old’s season at the local shinny emporium. It’s not even close to what they’ll put out over a Christmas week tournament. Read more

New Year: A Look Back at the Class of ‘51

Ross Brewitt

It’s the time of year for looking backward, or forward. It all depends on your age.

Most young people haven’t accumulated the time to gather the multitude of valuable moments they will live with over their lifetime. These remembrances can be instantly triggered by a quick glance over a long-lost list, a note that still remains in file folder, a surprise picture, a crested jacket under wraps in a storage closet. It doesn’t take much to open old floodgates. Read more