TWAS THE HOUR BEFORE BEER LEAGUE
Here we have a festive holiday poem sent to us from a beauty of a beer leaguer on twitter! We think he hits the nail on the head. Check out his ode to Beer League below.
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T’was an hour before beerleague, and all through the rink,
The bags were all opened, to air out the stink.
8 jerseys were hung in the lockers with care,
In hopes that at least 6 guys would be there.
The ol’ Shooter-tutor was ready to go,
Never quite sure if our tendy will show.
There’s no point in bitchin, it was no use,
All of those bastards will have an excuse
I checked all my gear, was set for the night,
I’d just settled in with a luke-warm Coors Light.
Free-loading Freddy borrowed tape for his twig,
Also some sock tape, a beer and a cig.
Davey walked in, ‘bout time he got here,
‘cause it was that f*cker’s turn to bring beer.
In his new hoodie, the cuffs were all bent,
No doubt stretched out, by his hands of cement.
In the corner was Greg, a bit of a loon,
always quoting lines from Slapshot or Goon.
Still, better than Steve-o, who you’d always see,
Going on about “One time, in Jr B…”.
Gordie was there, beer can for a spitter,
And Craiger, the ass, was using the shitter.
Brian showed last, a bit of a burn-out,
I thought, all-in-all, not a bad turn out.
Rink rat comes in, “What’s happenin’ bud?”
“was a practice before you, you’re getting no flood”.
I said “We’re athletes, we need a fresh sheet”
If we don’t get a scrape, we’ll surely get beat.”
He took a step forward, his anger was stirred,
“I’ve seen you guys play, you’ll be gassed by the third.
You’re skating’s atrocious, you can’t make a pass,
I’d probably only need to flood half.”
Greg grabbed a stick and knocked the dude out,
They cancelled the game, we’ll be suspended no doubt.
I looked at the boys “no wives know so far,
We’ve still got 2 hours, so lets hit the bar!”
Happy Holidays Boys.. and girls! Hope your days are filled with awesome food, great family, and lots o’ puck!
December 20, 2016