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04-09-2010, 05:18 PM
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Originally Posted by gluvhand View Post
To the OP- I noticed you live in Westchester. Do you happen to play at WSA? I play there and have noticed that most of the teams at "C" and "over 40" have at least one of these players on the roster. I'm a goalie and agree it's frustrating as hell especially since our "shouldn't even be playing at this level" guy is full of advice and excuses in the locker room after the game. Good guy, just doesn't realize how bad he is, or doesn't care. Tight spot. I feel for ya.
As an over-40 newbie, I just hope I'm not the scrub-type you are all referring to - I always try to skate hard, take super short shifts, stay in my position, etc.

I've also only played in open hockey and scrimmages with other adult beginners, so hopefully I haven't pissed off too many people.

What I'm hoping for is more rinks / leagues to offer an over-40 division for us fossils, though I did play with a few guys last week in their mid-40s who were stupendous...

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