Monthly Archives: March 2022

My wife Angela and I moved to her hometown of Cobourg in 2013 after almost 20 years in the Cambridge area. Along with saying good-bye to some good friends, I also had to walk away from another close-knit community. After three years, I had to give up my season ticket to the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League.

Photo by Terry Wilson / OHL Images

During my time as a fan at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, I was able to watch the development of players like Jeff Skinner, now with the Buffalo Sabres; Anaheim Ducks star goaltender John Gibson; as well as Colorado Rockies captain Gabriel Landeskog. 

I was there in 2010, when Skinner scored his 50th goal with 11 seconds left in the last home game of the season. From my vantage point three rows up from the visiting teams goal, I was able to watch as Skinner picked up the puck (more…)