This year’s new coaching style made playing fun.
American NFL football games have pushed Sunday’s Grey Cup to second-tier status for Ottawa’s football fans.
A group of about 20 burly 67’s players skate slow and relaxed circles around the clean ice at the Civic Centre.
The Sports Beat
By Jeremy Sandler
Every year 10,000 officials in Canada quit working hockey games, this according to the Canadian Hockey Association’s website. Most cite verbal abuse as the main reason for their departure.
Similarly, there are indications that fewer parents are willing to coach because of the criticism and abuse they must endure from bleacher bum moms and dads unhappy that junior isn’t getting enough playing time.