Beyond Hockey

In Canada and in many parts of the world, we grew up watching hockey. It’s a sport yes, but it’s also a passion, a lifestyle. Those who had a chance to play it or had kids playing the game will tell you that a hockey season ties so much of your time, your parents’ time too. How many sports require you to spend that much time with your teammates? Getting dressed and undressed before and after practice, before and after games, sharing time and making lifetime friends. The camaraderie, the laughs, the teasing, the jokes, the cries… and even the fights. You often hear that a hockey team is like a family. Some you like, some not as much. But ultimately, you have a group sharing the same passion, pulling in the same direction to beat an opponent.

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Injury Bug Taking Its Toll On Habs Season

Yeah, yeah, I know, injuries are just an excuse, bla-bla-bla… In a league where fans are tired of clichés, some are still using them when it suits their needs. For example, the same people who ask for transparency from the Montreal Canadiens’ organisation, claim being tired of being fed clichés but yet, they will use the ‘injury excuse’ cliché to justify their means, to serve their purpose of putting down the team President, the General Manager, the coach. And they don’t realise they’re doing it… or do they?

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