Recently I posted a piece about collecting autographs as part of the hobby. While I’ve never really been a big acquirer of signatures (funny I have a few hundred) I get the attraction to collect theme autographs of 500 goal … Continue reading






Last year I wrote about my return to play beer league hockey after a 12-year hiatus and the seamless transition getting back up to speed. Well that’s provided you consider the constant pain, knee operation and getting old, part of … Continue reading






Like most sports fans in the Toronto area, I watched with pride as the FC won the MLS Championship last weekend. It was the second game I’ve watched in it’s entirety the previous 12-months, with the other being last year’s … Continue reading






Now that flip-flops and T-shirts have been replaced with shoes, hoodies and jackets, the change of seasons is official. Driving to my Sunday night hockey game three weeks removed from a knee operation, I was anticipating how things may go, … Continue reading






How many times have you heard someone speaking of their favourite team utter the sports cliché “they’re three to five years away?” Now that the Leafs appear to have established a sound foundation through the draft, the logical query for … Continue reading






The level of “compete” in the NHL has never been higher or more promising as team’s gear up for the 100th season a few weeks from now. The league continues to get younger albeit a few of the older signings … Continue reading






Most of you that follow are aware a major part of our collection which has been deemed to be of “outstanding significance and national importance” by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review has been acquired by the Canadian Museum of … Continue reading






“All things must pass None of life’s strings can last So I must be on my way And face another day” George Harrison’s lyrics, while a little dramatic, sum up how I feel with my collection moving to a new … Continue reading