Bob Parsons Alberta. wrote:Talking hockey these days!!?? Good game for you here in Edmonton last night.
Red Wings and Red Rhones; it's what we do here in Day-twah, Bob!
Yes, it was a good game for our guys last night.
I have to tell you, I love how you can hear so many of the fans singing along with "Oh Canada" before the start of the game up there in Edmonton. That doesn't happen here, or very many other places that I've ever noticed in the US or Canada. Maybe I'm just not listening closely enough.
I was a big fan of the Glory Years Oilers (except when they played our Wings, of course), and was so happy to see them win one more Cup after #99 departed, but WITH Petr Klima! He sure wore out his welcome in Day-twah, and almost, but not quite ruined his career here. I happened to meet him in my previous place of employment just before the season that wasn't was about to start in '04, and he seemed very humble, and appreciative that someone actually still recognized him. I wonder where he is now?
Hopefully, I'll be able to monitor the game tomorrow, since we have several TVs situated throughout the retail outlet that I ply my trade in, and I'll be lobbying heavily for them ALL to have the Wings vs Oilers on. I won't be able to conjure any Red Rhone mojo, but Kim just might!
By the way, do you know our friends Ruth and Stacy up there? They're wine geeks, and if you know them, I don't need to use last names, although Ruth has posted her more than a time or two, and I wish she would more. I will add that Ruth used to be a sports journalist, and covered the Oilers during the "Glory Years." Here's a picture from our last escapade