St. Louis Has L.A. Fans Singing The Holiday Blues

December 6th, 2009 by Life In Hockeywood Leave a reply »
Game 30: Blues 5, Kings 4 (shootout)

I told my wife on Saturday that she's a lucky woman. Not because she married a great-looking guy (I'm not bad), not because I'm rich (we're not poor), or because I have a great personality (I do, but she already knows all my jokes).

No, she's lucky because I don't like football. On Saturday, we went to the Belmont Shore Christmas Parade (The Daughter was marching for the first time with her Camp Fire Group, the Red Parrots. Go Parrots! SQUAWK!). So, I had to take a pass at the afternoon game between the Kings and Blues.

But we watched it on TV, which she originally bristled at. After I pointed out that she could have it a lot worse, and that I could be sitting on the couch, with a can of Pringles and a sixer of Newcastle watching college ball...every Saturday, she relented. There's not a lot of these 1 p.m. games that I watch, so I was given a pass.

The game itself was a tremendously maddening affair not to see live, as the energy in the building was high. Luc was honored in a pregame ceremony, where he gave thanks once again to the fans. He was awarded for $25,000 by AEG for Echoes of Hope, giving everyon ...

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