Yes, it was a slippery front end of my trip to the practice today, and this is to say nothing of what still awaits. It doesn’t help that the wife has the better snow car today, but that’s just what you do on Valentine’s Day. And they say chivalry is dead….
Meanwhile, the Rangers were busy wondering whether they were getting out of Westchester today or if they’d have to fly down to Carolina tomorrow. As of now, the plan is to push forward, but count Jaromir Jagr as a proponent of same day travel.
“In Czech league, we used to get there an hour before, get the two points and come home,” the captain said.
Marty Straka was sitting nearby, and he was asked if that’s how he remembered it back in the old country. But Jagr interceded.
“Marty was driving the bus,” Jagr said with a laugh.
For a guy still fighting the flu, his sense of humor is apparently intact.
A few more updates:
OK, I’m off to brave the elements. If you see a black Honda Accord veering off the road, make sure you at least wave….