Some minor league hockey teams have a wacky holiday tradition: fans bring teddy bears to a designated game, and when the team scores, the fans toss the stuffed bears onto the ice. The team then collects the teddy bears and gives them to a kids charity. Here's what it looked like in Portland a few days ago:
This guy is seeing a hockey game in each of the NHL's 30 arenas, and he's doing it in 30 consecutive days. He was in San Jose Monday night, then on to Calgary.
When he came to San Jose, he met this guy (who also happens to be my son). Last year this guy engaged in some amazing travel himself: he saw every single game played by the San Jose Sharks last season (82 regular season games and 11 playoff games).