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Sunday, October 29, 2017

An Evening with Gretzky

Brent, that is. My post on my Evening with The Great One is forthcoming. I was just waiting for the final outcome. (you'll understand when I post it)

Anyhow, last night was the annual NHL Alumni vs Law Enforcement team. The usual suspects were there. Mark LaForest, Dan Daoust, Dave McLlwain, Bryan Muir and Dave Hutchison.

Ones that have only appeared the last couple of years include Mark Napier, Tiger Williams, Owen Nolan and Jay Wells.

And let's not forget the bus driver, equipment guy and trainer. Former Maple Leafs and Team Canada 72 trainer Joe Sgro. He was pretty amazed that I knew who he was and had something for him to sign.

Not previously announced but on the roster for the night were Glen Metropolit and Ryan Vandenbussche. I guess they were doing things a bit differently this year. I was late getting there, during the first period intermission. Somehow, I found myself in the line-up to get autographs in the dressing room. I didn't have a lot of time in there so that's all I obtained. Not bad for 20 minutes though.  Stay tuned for my post on my Evening with The Great One coming soon.

Friday, October 6, 2017

An Evening with The Great One (not yet)

The Hamilton Spectator recently ran a contest An Evening with The Great One. I guess you know I wouldn't be writing about this unless

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Yup, that's me. VIP ticket winner.

Monday Oct 16 2017, I'll be doing a meet and greet with Wayne Gretzky. Also confirmed to attend so far, Paul Henderson, Scott Niedermayer, Paul Coffey and Doug Gilmour. Somehow, last February I booked this day off from work. Probably wanted two short work weeks in a row.  Sorry everyone. The other ticket is already spoken for. I'll be posting after the event about my evening. Should be a blast.