day 2164 – triad locker

i played pretty horrible game of civil war, but still had fun off the ice. all the fun horsing around in the locker room making jokes, discussing pick up draft, chucking tape balls and locking out people. the squirtle squad locker room is never a dull moment. i felt like i at least had my legs under me second game back, but playing centre and forechecking in an olympic-sized rink will do it

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day 2025 – team squirtle

finally a group picture of the squirtle squad comes during game one of the playoffs. it was a close game one but good thing we took the win in the end. we were neck and neck for most of the game until we busted out with two unanswered goals. i detest this team because they have the dirtiest players who plays with no remorse. the guy who i almost got into a fight with last game came at me again with an outstretched arm and wanted to land an open ice hit when the puck is nowhere near. just glad we got the win against an unworthy team. the commitment was real when half the team including myself transported to play game one of fishsticks still wearing most of our gear. that’s enough activities in one day; i’m exhausted and ready to pass out

day 1802 – drink the pink


its an activities overload kind of day and there wasn’t much of a meal at all. lunch was banana pancakes, pregame was banana pancakes, between games was snack wrap and post game was e-noodle and ice cream. my legs gave were long dead my jdp game was over but still must play my heart out for civil war. i ended up scoring the prettiest goal of my life – stole the puck off a forecheck and deked out the goalie to roof it. too bad there was no go pro present to record the epic goal. there’s still so much i need to clean up in my game, but i’m happy i played my heart out today and make a statement. it’s extra sweet for all the criticism i took last week

day 1459 Рstick check 

struggled in the first game after taking a stinger to the knee but after a short rest, i found my legs and played a very good second game. skating on the second line is was fun; i played up to the pace of my linemates, made good plays, received passes and even cycled in the offensive zone. i think i did many right things and positional hockey. it made me feel good when guys on the bench said i played it well, though after the second bout my legs cramped and kept me from falling asleep

day 1445 – supreme skating

first runs on ice with my new supremes and they felt immensely better. hockey is much better when the skates don’t hurt me to the point where i can’t even lace them up and choose to resort to old skates. all signs points the right direction after having played two games, ¬†but will evaluate after a few more. even with a chiro visit in the morning, that wrist is still seriously bothering me. taping it up gives it support and helps restrict movement, but without a wrist mobility, my pass and shot game is compromised

day 1067 – hillcrest

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i haven’t taught at richmond for a long long time. got my full day of teaching in today starting at 9:30am and it wasn’t too bad at all. after a long shift, i revisited hillcrest to watch some drop in which reminded me of the hillcrest gym days i used to have. the area was busy with vancouver canadians playing as well. it was disappointing that even though the facility is newer and nicer, it wasn’t equipped with the heater like sunset rink