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Hockey Season Over

25th March 2007

No, I’m not talking about the Edmonton Oilers (though I may as well be!); I am talking about my son’s first year of pre-novice hockey. The season ended last weekend, though his team participated in the Tim Horton’s Timbits Jamboree Tournament this weekend (kudos to the organizers). We also had a big end-of-year team party today, so I’m bushed. I’m not sure what we’ll do with our weekends now that hockey is over.

I have to say that I was impressed with the organization of the Confederation Hockey Club (If you live in south-west Edmonton I highly recommend it!). It is very player-oriented and professional. My son’s team had great coaches and an awesome manager (OK, full disclosure, I was the manager!).

My son improved immensely over the year and has developed a love for hockey. I have to admit (and this may sound corny) that taking him to the early morning practices and games made me feel more Canadian. It’s sort of a national rite of passage (that and Tim Horton’s).

Perhaps now I can get back to some academic blogging…


2 Responses to “Hockey Season Over”

  1. Debra Bauslaugh Says:

    Wow, he’s old enough to play hockey!!?!?! Time sure flies, I will always remember Isaac as the the newborn who won a prize at the NABC kids spring fair. It was so funny…

  2. Bob Derrenbacker Says:

    I’m sure the season would continue for Isaac’s team if they were to play your beloved Oilers…