I used to pick the Three Stars of The Game roughly 36 times a year in the ECHL. Sometimes I had help, but usually it was a solo effort.
After writing a 500-to-800 word game story, writing three names on a piece of paper seemed fairly inconsequential. In reality, I knew that more people would remember those three names than any that made my story.
When it came to picking the Three Stars, I had a few rules that I followed almost religiously:
Continue reading “When Three Stars simply aren’t enough.”
We previously noted our stay in a mental institute, the devastating effects from missing doses of puckahol during the All-Star break. Four days without actual NHL games, nothing but boredom and gimmicks, and it all created a horrific relapse. No puckahol? A fan can lose his mind.
But now, this fan has been cured. He’s been treated and released after a 12-day stint. During the entire time he was cooped in solitary darkness one thing didn’t change: The Chicago Blackhawks.
They were on a losing skid when he entered.
They are still losing as he exits.
Continue reading “Released from the mental institute – and the Blackhawks are still losing”