NHL Christmas Wishes: T’was The Night Before Christmas…

December 24th, 2009 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
I must confess, I didn't realize just how long "T'was the night before Christmas" actually was. With that in mind, please indulge me as I try to put together an ode to the NHL this Christmas to the tune of "T'was the night before Christmas"...

T’was the night before Christmas, no NHL games to be played, and given the standings, the New Jersey Devils and Pittsburgh Penguins have it made in the shade.

All the equipment was hung in the dressing rooms with care, in hopes that boxing day soon would be there.

The players were nestled all safe in their beds, while visions of hat tricks and stick saves danced in their heads.

Some players cause mischief, some general managers worry about the cap,
Rod Brind’Amour and the Carolina Hurricanes would benefit from a long Winter’s nap.

When there in the headlines, there arose a lot of chatter, seems Terry Sawchuck and his 103 shutouts record, Martin Brodeur he did shatter!

Away from the regular games there is an event that is sure to make a splash, it’s called the Winter Classic and it’s sure to be a huge bash!

The cool crests on the uniforms and the constant threat ...

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