For the many fans that showed up to watch the Junior Division games Friday night, you left the rink wondering if there will be any more hockey for a while. Sure enough, the city pulled the plug on our playoffs by shutting arenas and all other rec centres. Now we have to binge-watch 8 seasons of whatever the hell it’s called until the arena lights go on again. Never mind asking if your buddy left the fan on, we all need to make sure the hands are washed so we don’t spread the coronies off to another person. Anyways, let’s look at Friday’s action on a night where all teams skated their legs into the ground. On Saturday morning, here wasn’t a thigh without rub a535 on it from what I’ve been hearing. Oh, and my game sheets are in lockdown in the locker at the rink so bear with me for this blog…
Hello Executive Members , Team Captains and SCOHA members:
As President, I wanted to reach out to each of you at this troubling and uncertain time that we are all facing together. I am sure each of us have been watching and listening to the news intently every day and raising our anxiety levels and beyond.
As this is the end of March, we need to act responsibly and listen to what the health professionals advise us all to do so that we can get past this pandemic. Right at the moment, I do not want to do any knee jerk reactions regarding the 2020 playoffs. Right now it is a wait and see for not just for SCOHA but for everyone. Trust me I am very concerned.
We have talked about a few scenarios to finish the playoffs. When the Quad reopen even in June or July. (hope not this long)
One plan is Junior play Semi final one Friday then Championship the next Friday. Int. and masters play final 1st round game on a Friday, semi final on Saturday and Championship on the Sunday. (finish the playoffs in one weekend)
This is just one suggestion, When we get the all clear to resume play , all team captains will be asked for their input.
Please practice social distancing to the fullest degree. Please stay safe and healthy. I hope to be able to see everyone in the near future. We will get through this together.
The playoffs are starting to separate the men from the boys as the round robin games are winding down. Some teams already have the golfclubs shined up while others are reaching their potential last game of the season. There are no Intermediate or Master’s games this weekend so the days will go by slower than a snail climbing a fence until next Sunday. It's good to hear injured players are doing ok, thanks for updating us, we all care...
Let’s unpeel the onion from the week that was in the booming metropolis of Scohaville.
Record crowds came out this past weekend for some good ol’ SCOHA playoff hockey. Fans didn’t leave disappointed as several teams amped things up to stay in the hunt for the cup while the usual dominating teams are now eating breakfast at the international house of panic. Let’s get right to business and recap the action that was.
For the Masters Division, the 2nd season starts this weekend. The other 2 divisions wrap up regular play this weekend to solidify their positions in the standings. I will be busy shoveling sand for a week in the sun but will anxiously await the results poolside…. Let’s unpeel the onion from last weeks action down at the Mohawk Quad so we can all get a good night’s sleep tonight.
Well, several teams have pushed all their chips into the middle and are ready for playoff action while some teams are still trying to shake the rust off from the summer. It’s still early…
Let’s sort through the wreckage from last week’s action down at the ol’ Scoha Olympia. Warning: Some items up for discussion may cause nausea, nosebleeds, and explosive diarh… you get the idea.
So after a hectic week, January can get lost and we hope the door hits it on the way out. Let's recap last weeks action from down at the SCOHA Ice Palace...
Well the Junior Blackhawks are Scoha’s hottest team right now, rattling off 4 wins in their past 5 games. Despite getting thumped this past week by the Oil, these guys are cooking with some real hot grease right now so line up for some fries, it’ll take about 8 seconds to cook. Let’s dive in to last week’s action as the playoff picture has began to shape up.
Winter is coming folks, and so is the freezing cold hockey bags because the mrs won’t let you bring your bag inside. My gloves smell like a bad batch of broccoli sometimes so this could be bad news for anyone in my locker room… At any rate, let’s unglue the week that was in Scohaville.
I’m sure there’s a lot of players hanging like an olive today after last night’s festivities, but the SCOHA Blog Headquarters is business as usual. Some bigtime scorers came to the rink last week ready to bulldoze the opposition while others drove to the arena to give it a sporting chance despite a persistent cough with phlegm. Let’s roll back the game film and review a busy last week of action at the epicenter of adult hockey culture….