Hey sports fans!! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I am a self admitted “rink rat” so a lot of this blog will be about figure skating and hockey, however as an ex-figure skater, ex-varsity athlete and a sports fan in general, I usually have thoughts and opinions about alot of different sports I follow, so visit often!

Johnny Gaudreau: 99 Points and a Round One Exit

When I selected my Flames games for the season, I picked the last game of the season because I thought the Flames and the Oilers would be battling for a … Continue reading

April 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Alex Ovechkin: A Cup and a Baby!!

It took Ovie 13 years.  But, he finally did it!!! For me, it’s also been a long journey.  I started following Ovie when he was first listed on Central Scouting and … Continue reading

June 8, 2018 · 2 Comments

NHL: Jaromir Jagr to the Flames, Priceless!

All spring and summer, the radio guys on The Fan 960 kept up the belief that the Flames could sign Jagr.  There were moments when I believed it might be … Continue reading

November 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

2018 Olympics: Russian Boycott Would Be Horrible, My Thoughts

For 2 days straight I have been seeing and reading articles about the potential for a Russian boycott of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.   Here are the links for … Continue reading

November 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Yuzuru Hanyu: Pressure and Expectations

Ah, the Olympic season.  Is there anything better?  For a fan, if you follow amateur sports, there is nothing like the Olympics!  For an amateur athlete it is the pinnacle … Continue reading

July 1, 2017 · 9 Comments

Aito Iguchi: Japanese Hockey Prodigy

Last year a video about a talented young Japanese phenom hockey player came across my Facebook timeline.  I watched it and was amazed by his skills, then forgot about it.  Flash … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

NHL:Day one of the 2016/2017 Season

Only after Johnny signed his 6 year $40.5 million dollar (USD) deal did I allow myself to get excited about the new NHL season!!  I started to get worried about … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hockey and Figure Skating Nicknames

The big excitement here recently has been the return of Connor McDavid to the Edmonton Oilers lineup after he broke his collarbone.  I laughed aloud when the radio called him … Continue reading

February 10, 2016 · 15 Comments

Yuzuru Hanyu: Ice Size, Does It Matter?

It seems that for every World Championship event or season leading up to an Olympic year in either figure skating or ice hockey, the discussions about ice surface sizes starts up again.  In both hockey fandoms and … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · 4 Comments

NHL: Johnny Hockey

I’ll admit, at first I was a doubter.  When the Flames drafted Johnny Gaudreau in the fourth round, 104th overall, of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, my first thought was “not … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · Leave a comment
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