Thursday, February 21

Thursday: Last Draws

In the afternoon draw, I'll be cheering for Canada vs Manitoba, Ontario vs Nova Scotia, New Brunswick vs Quebec, and Saskatchewan vs. PEI. If all my teams win, Saskatchewan will still be in the hunt for a tie-breaker.

UPDATE: Saskatchewan and Ontario remembered to win, but Quebec and Manitoba forgot to lose. So tonight's game is about pride, not playoffs.

SECOND UPDATE: The evening game against Alberta started tough and just got tougher; it ended early, and rightly so.

The fans gave the team another standing ovation as they left the ice, but unlike Tuesday afternoon, it didn't seem to surprise or overwhelm anybody. Michelle, Darlene, Roberta and Cindy smiled and waved and kept moving -- right out the door, with the most admirable 5-6 record ever compiled.