Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 30

Year 2026: A Look Back at the Rogers/NHL Mega Deal

  I wake up and am greeted by my automated Rogers alarm clock, complete with personalized celebrity voice greetings.  I chose Sam Elliott, who greets me every morning with a variation of his classic “Roadhouse” line: “Hey Amigo, wake up!  You’ll sleep when you’re dead.” Next, I logon to my wall-sized, touch screen day planner …

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Nov 15

What is Going on in Edmonton?

When it comes to the 2013-14 Edition of the Edmonton Oilers, the pundits are out in droves to start pointing the finger.  Scrutiny is an inevitable companion when you begin a season 4-14-2.  Sometimes when a team starts the season with such a poor record, it isn’t always an indication of quality of play.  Unfortunately, …

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Nov 09

From Stories of Late Night Escapades to Vasectomies and Baby Poop: The Natural Aging of Dressing Room Banter

Where did the time go?  It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was a 24-year-old man-child, living fast and chasing a lifelong dream of playing in the NHL.  I wore my hair long, fit comfortably into 34-inch waist designer jeans and I didn’t mind taking my shirt off at the beach.  I was young, …

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