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Young Referee Whistles While He Works
April 18, 2017
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(Hockey Player Magazine, April 2017) “You can’t applaud a referee.” Alex Ferguson, Coach, Manchester United They are jeered, never cheered.  It’s black and white. Great referees are invisible to the general fan but invincible to the general jerk.  Officiating is not for the faint hearted.  Hockey refs need thick skin—crocodile skin–beneath the stripes.
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Hockey Mom Gives Best Excuse to Miss Games
October 28, 2014
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(Published in Hockey Player Magazine, October 2014) The five of us frowned as we tied our skates. We were down two players and knew the next 45 minutes would test our lungs and legs. “Where’s Blaze?” Swifty asked. “At a Raider game,” I answered. “Good excuse. Better than when Chuck got lost hunting or when […]