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Hockey Dad Father's Day Gift Guide 2021

Posted by Michelle Anderson on

Hockey Dad Father's Day Gift Guide 2021
Behind the Champ is full of fun and creative ways to spoil dad this Father's Day.  Maybe he's a little bit grumpy, but he never gets the credit he deserves for things like trading in that sweet T-top Camaro with the scoop for an SUV that holds multiple hockey bags, selling 50/50 tickets in the stands to distract himself from yelling at the refs, or fixing the dented siding from those errant wristers. 

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The View

Posted by Michelle Anderson on

The View

I recently joined a hockey mom group thinking, well, honestly, I don’t know what I was thinking now.  I would not sit anywhere near many of them at a game after seeing some of the things they are saying on social media.  They are definitely not my people.  There were so many posts complaining about referees, and look, I get it.  I’ve been pretty mad during a few games in my time, but the honest truth is it didn’t affect the outcome.  We didn’t lose any games because of the referees.  We didn’t win any either, and if you think...

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