I have a few words for the two gentlemen a couple seats down who last night decided to leave Scotiabank Place after the Russians scored to take a 5-4 lead with under three minutes to play in the world junior hockey semi-final.
And those words are: Ha. Ha. Ha.
Hope the quick exit from the parking lot was worth missing the best minutes of one of the most exciting games of hockey this decade.
In other news, the last time I saw my nine-year-old son so excited, he was four and we’d just landed front-row seats to The Wiggles.
My father-in-law might have the best story. Bob and his wife Sherrill were flying home to Calgary from Ottawa during the game. He reports that when Canada scored to tie the game with 5.4 seconds to go, the cheer aboard the Westjet flight was so loud that it woke all the sleeping babies.