If you’re here, you probably know what happened to Ryan’s San Jose Sharks in Game 7. What you may not know is that we let him stay up to watch, and he hung in until the (very) bitter end.
Here’s my summary, in two Facebook posts. One immediately after the game:
And a second one, after he left for school this morning:
I can’t describe how touched I am by the comments of people who are total strangers if not for our shared connection to autism, who said they were watching, or checking scores, or heard the score this morning, and thought of Ryan. You all give us a virtual lift.
You may have heard me say that “hockey people are good people.” You are all hockey people in my eyes.