- Feb 27, 2013
Success! The Blues won. Now, do you keep carrying the same three or wipe the slate clean? Your call Tom. The Stanley Cup is riding on your decision.
Yikes, such responsibility!
Hockey superstitions are probably second only to baseball. Wayne Gretzky would drink a Diet Coke, an ice water and a gatorade between every period. Patrick Roy would talk to his goal posts. Pelle Lindbergh wore the same orange t-shirt for every game and never washed it. Karl Alzner would tap his stick 88 times exactly then trace a maple leaf in the ice before the end of the national anthems. I once read about a slumping player who dunked the blade of his stick in a toilet between periods to “teach it respect”; the player then scored and it became a tradition for every game thereafter.
Since the Blues have not lost a series since I stopped shaving, or a single game since I started carrying this trio, in order to keep karma happy I think the trio stays with me until our next loss . (sorry if the Porch is getting bored of these three)