Playoffs Begin & Next Season Update
Quick Personal Update
It is likely a condition of being over 60, but I’ve not been in a good state of mind these last few months. My tolerance level is at zero and I just don’t have the desire to put in the type of effort I have in the past. I’m not throwing in the towel, but I’m ready to remake things so the fun is back.
The Friday skates are now out of my responsibility. I will continue to skate and will help as possible, but it won’t be a weekly obligation. For over eight years I’ve felt the pressure to organize a skate each week. For a long time it was twice a week. It really is easier than the begining, but it is one responsibility that I was ready to shed. Brandon Wescott has stepped up to run the Friday night skates. Our next skate is March 3rd at 7:30 pm.
Thanks to Nutrien and BC entering the league we got to six teams. That might not have been the wisest desicion in hindsight, but it is what it is. Playoffs are similar to the regular season schedule as we work through a round robin tournament during the next five weeks.
Frozen Wings will be skating with an ineligble player and will forfeit. Ty and I have spoken about it and it was his decision to skate with his friend and not be concerned about the championship. The player has been skating but missed the necessary 8 games to to health reasons.
The rosters of eligible players has been sent to each team manager.
Jeff will be out for the balance of the season. Please work with the scorekeeper prior to the game to check in your players. While all but one team routinely checks in with Jeff, I felt that we were adults and could manage to make it to our locker rooms and police our rosters without Jeff’s help. Giving him a break.
Big thanks to Jeff and his hard work in keeping us organized. I will still have his help with some details and he will be involved.
Draft Signup Open
Details are still being ironed out, but the plan is to host a 40+ Draft league next season for the early Sunday league. I’ve heard positive feedback from many, and this will be a league for those who just want some fun competition.
I’m looking for some early commitments to give me confidence in this plan. Here is a special offer.
Register for next season with a $50 deposit and receive a free EHL t-shirt. See below for the shirt offer.