The ‘Special’ Team

I set on a mission to make a cap-compliant, good on paper team, with a secret talent to make them great. My ramblings:


Quite often, I get asked what my ideal hockey team would look like. That’s a hard question to answer; do you just grab the 22 consensus best players in hockey and call it a roster? Do you pick your favourite players? Do you drop yourself on a line with Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin and reap the benefits? There’s a lot of different ways to approach this. I wanted to have some fun and think…

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On an entertainer’s impact and everyone’s mental health


There’s a lot of talk on Twitter right now about the passing of Robin Williams. As you’ve probably already read, he died early this afternoon, and it’s suspected to be a suicide. Williams was 63 years old, which isn’t incredibly young, but at the end of the day, any preventable death is a tragic one.

I’m not going to talk about how great he was as a comedian, an actor, an entertainer, or a…

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