I apologize. If you know and love hockey at all, you might find this post a little irritating. Nothing’s worse than someone who knows less than you do, trying to explain something to you, which you know a lot about.
You can blame (or credit) my husband for this. I find his enthusiasm positively infectious, so I happily accompanied him to the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. And yet he said I should be the one to write about this. Jauma leid! Well, here we go.
First, we ‘met’ Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe. At least, I think that was his nickname.
Then, we saw something very familiar — the old Winnipeg Jets logo.
Here’s an even older one! The logo I remember from my childhood.
Here’s the Acvo Cup! Andrew tells me it’s important.
Then we found the map that points out just how much all of Canada loves hockey.
Okay, this is familiar:
Hey, the Grunthal Red Wings even get a mention!
Seems like a bit of a Mennonite trio, but what do I know.
Next, Andrew insisted I do this:
Then we went into the trophy room. I was excited because I was pretty sure this meant we were almost done with the HHF (do people call it that?) and could go eat lunch.
We took a close look at this trophy:
Oh look, there’s Jonathan Toews’ name on this MVP trophy:
Ooh, look at this!