Archive for June 28, 2013

Minor Hockey: Anarchy is Just a Handshake Away

Ross Brewitt

          As the Stanley Cup took the plane ride to Chicago, it occurred to me that Patrick Sharp would once again host the venerable trophy in Thunder Bay. You know, on the summer pass-around afforded the Blackhawk players.

          Seems it’s old-hat around the Land of the Sleeping Giant since Sharp and the Staal brothers, Eric and Jordan, have brought it home four different times since 2006. Read more

Stanley Cup: Welcome to the Best of Three

Ross Brewitt

Tuesday morning I set out on an uneasy drive to Mississauga’s Trillium hospital.

My youngest son was behind the wheel with the wife and I buckled into the back seat. Being babied like I had been for the past month, I felt like all I needed was one of those monster car seats they use for kids. Read more