Random Sports Thoughts
• Was at a hockey game sometime in the past couple of weeks – won’t say where, won’t say when, won’t say who – and one of the goaltenders was acting so obnoxious that I started hoping a player on the other team would run him, just to straighten him out. That sounds bad, yeah, but that’s what I wanted to see happen.
• At various times during the junior ‘A’ Crushers/Woodstock Slammers game on Thursday night, as the Crushers were being dominated for long stretches of the first period and parts of the second period and then some of the third, I thought ‘now would be a good time for a Crusher to get a fight going, just to change the mood of the game.’ We can’t have that anymore, because Hockey Canada (no matter what fans and many players think), doesn’t want it.
The 5-2 loss to Woodstock, if nothing else, provides a measuring stick for the Crushers – they now know what they’d be up against, should both teams reach the Kent Cup final. That’s a long way off, though, with plenty of hockey to be played before that might happen.
The Crushers have some bangers, but they are not a physical team across the board (at least up front); they are instead a skating team. So when they stop skating (which according to the coaches, fans and even some of the players, they sometimes do), that's’ when they get into trouble.
We’re not even sure if the Crushers…
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The folks at McConnell Library can certainly throw a party!
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