Book Review: “The Long Season” by Michael Vance Gurley

It’s well known I love a book about hockey players in love–I read them and I write them. Michael Vance Gurley’s debut novel The Long Season is superb addition to my shelf of hockey romance. The story focuses on 18-year-old Brett Bennet who is drafted...

Game Over: The Hockey Era Ends

The era of weekly hockey has run out. Last night was my final game, an NYCGHA showdown between the Boxers and the Wizards. Sadly the Boxers came up on the on the losing side (3-1), but the team played a great game. I’m pleased with how I played my final game...

Cycle for the Cause Scrimmage 2014 Exceeds Expectations

For five years, the cornerstone of my Cycle for the Cause fundraising has been a hockey scrimmage at Sky Rink. This past Sunday morning this year’s scrimmage took place and the fundraising hit a record total of $2,570.01, which is about $500 more than the 2013...

Chelsea Challenge 2014

Chelsea Challenge 2014 has come and gone and I came out of it without a medal, but a tremendously great time. I played four games in about 27 hours, between Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon, played on a great time and caught up with a couple people I...

Chelsea Challenge 2013 Wrap-up

For the second year I joined up with the Pittsburgh Tigers for the Chelsea Challenge. Once again, I had a blast too. Unfortunately, unlike last year, we did not pick up a medal. The team moved up from the developmental division, where we won silver last year, to...

You Can Play Night at Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Saturday, February 23 was a historic night as the American Hockey League’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers (an affiliate of the NY Islanders) became the first pro team to host a You Can Play night. You Can Play is dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for...