No matter the age, from peewee to the NHL, many hockey practices end the same way — with a shootout contest. The players take turns skating in alone against the goalie. If you score, you remain alive and get back in line. If you miss, you head to the dressing room. I’ve watched Ryan take […]Read more "When ‘Filthy’ Is a Good Thing"
Ryan picked up a new diagnosis on Friday when we got in to see his psychiatrist after a week of struggling with terrible anxiety over hockey statistics. The new label — OCD — is not a surprise. We have seen evidence before of compulsive behaviors that become an anxiety-producing chore and not something he enjoys. […]Read more "Alphabet Soup"