Here is your “Weekly Dose of Hockey,” a list of what I’m enjoying, pondering, or working on.
Who I’m thinking about —
Bryan Bickell Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis
which will require an indefinite period of rest before determining whether his hockey career can continue. Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis and the 30-year-old veteran announced the news Friday.
Video you might have missed —
Top 10 NHL Plays of the Week (Week 5)
How Los Angeles Became a Hockey Town
A Kings Life, by Rob Blake, Ted Irvine, Anže Kopitar, Luc Robitaille and Charlie Simmer
What I’m reading —
The Hockey News – Craig Anderson’s new goalie mask features “ghost paint”.
What I’m tweeting about —
Matt Calvert takes a slapshot to the face. Returns 30 stitches later to score the game-winning goal. Hockey. pic.twitter.com/VQ2rXzJP3N
— Gino Hard (@Ginohard_) November 19, 2016
What I’m working on —
What’s new in the sports collectables store
Signed pictures, Jerseys and Tote Bags
Quote I’m pondering —
“Hockey captures the essence of Canadian experience in the New World. In a land so inescapably and inhospitably cold, hockey is the chance of life, and an affirmation that despite the deathly chill of winter we are alive.” — Stephen Leacock
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