Wednesday, May 20, 2009

NHL Dads Miss Home Life During Playoffs

It what may seem like a twist for hockey, usually plagued by reports of too much violence and acts of misogyny ESPN has a great article about dads in the NHL and how they miss their families during the long stretches away from home during the playoffs (and I am sure during the regular season as well).
It's generally during this part of the season, during the playoffs, when you often hear of the need for sacrifice, the selflessness that is a requirement for the greater good of the team. Yet for players and coaches whose families are far away, it's hard to imagine a more apt term as they face the burden of making this struggle alone or, at the very least, feeling alone much of the time.
Read the full article here on

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