Martin St. Louis NBC Sports Interview: Appreciating the ‘little things’

On Wednesday November 19th, 2014 NBC Sports’ hockey analyst Pierre McGuire interviewed New York Rangers forward and assistant captain Martin St. Louis. St. Louis discussed how he “Sees the little things…” and truly understands and appreciates them even when others may not realize what they are. (See link below) http://www.nbcsports.com/hockey/nhl/martin-st-louis-nothing-beats-watching-sons-play-hockey?utm_network=twitter&utm_post=3176207&utm_source=TW%20%40NHLonNBCSports&utm_tags= St. Louis is a primeContinue reading “Martin St. Louis NBC Sports Interview: Appreciating the ‘little things’”

Scott Gomez: Childhood Memories

“Goal scored by number 23 – Scott Gomez!” Bob Arsena enthusiastically announced to the Continental Airlines Arena crowd on February 14th, 2004. The New Jersey Devils had a matinee game against the Carolina Hurricanes where I sat thirteen rows behind their goaltender Kevin Weekes. The Devils won an exciting game 4-1, and one of myContinue reading “Scott Gomez: Childhood Memories”

Martin Brodeur: Flashback Friday

  “And don’t forget Brodeur and Lou Lamoriello, the president and general manager of the New Jersey Devils, “have not burned any bridges with each other” according to Tom Gulitti of The Record. Even with the Devils signing Clemmensen to compete with Kieth Kinkaid for the back up job, what if Clemmensen gets injured orContinue reading “Martin Brodeur: Flashback Friday”

Fall is Home

As I go for a run through town I take a deep breath in and am struck with the smell of a freshly lit fire place that ignites the crisp October air. As I look at the time the clock turns 5:00 o’clock pm, and I see the sun departing downwards behind the river toContinue reading “Fall is Home”

Steps to Quitting: Jakes Mint Chew

After dipping consistently for seven years it seemed like there was no solution that would help me stop. Especially after attempting to quit countless times I would still find myself with the need to throw a lip in. Every person who smokes or chews knows the struggle of what it takes to quit nicotine. IContinue reading “Steps to Quitting: Jakes Mint Chew”

I ‘Dipped’

I was a user of chewing tobacco, a.k.a dip, for seven years. I had my first lip when I was 16 years old and continued to dip for seven years. After countless times of saying, “I’m trying to quit,” or “Oh yeah I quit..,” but never actually going through with it, I have finally ‘dipped’Continue reading “I ‘Dipped’”

Six Months Later

Six months ago I wrote a reflection piece on veganism. From an outsider’s point of view I was intrigued and inspired from attending vegan events. After attending a couple Monmouth Area Vegetarian Society events I expressed how I completely understood why someone would choose to live a vegan lifestyle. I admired their desire and passionContinue reading “Six Months Later”

ALS ice bucket challenge: Born into a campaign

This summer, after seeing the ALS ice bucket challenge take society by storm, it made me think and realize something. In 1991, I was born into a campaign – which my family had already started in 1985. My Grandmother Rita McKenna had been diagnosed with ALS then, and passed away in 1993. The last sixContinue reading “ALS ice bucket challenge: Born into a campaign”

Excerpt: Pr

Passion is an emotion that most people practice in their everyday lives. Passion could be a desire for a sport, occupation, lover, or hobby- It’s a never ending list. What am I passionate about? Well, hockey was my first true love and my passion. But after a series of unfortunate occurrences, it oddly enough becameContinue reading “Excerpt: Pr”