The Meaning Behind “The Little Thing5”

“Gentleman, listen up – it’s the little things we need to take care of out there if we’re going to be a successful team and win some hockey games…” This was something I heard over and over again for years while playing under and spending time with my old coach, the late Derek Percy. HeContinue reading “The Meaning Behind “The Little Thing5””

A Friendly Reminder: Jersey Hung Up At ‘The Rock’

As you walk in or out of the south side tower at the Prudential Center behind the escalators there’s a wall full of college hockey jerseys hanging on display from all around the state of the New Jersey. It was a tribute done by the New Jersey Devils towards hockey in Jersey. I no longerContinue reading “A Friendly Reminder: Jersey Hung Up At ‘The Rock’”

The Nickname Mickey

“Mickey! Mick…” Coach Kanaly sternly said while skating around in our first ever practice together back in 2006. He looked right at me as I just stared at him with my mouth open in confusion, and before I could ask him if “Mickey” was in reference to me he energetically continued draw out an offensiveContinue reading “The Nickname Mickey”