If it was scientifically and surgically possible to inject a video into my bloodstream, I would pay whatever medical bills necessary to complete that operation with this video. My gosh. I knew I desperately missed the NHL during quarantine, but did not realize I desperately missed it THAT much. All it took was Doc Emrick talking over slow-motion shots of empty arenas to make me realize that fact. Plus, the idea of watching meaningful hockey in August just sounds so awesome. I can’t wait to be watching the Stanley Cup Final while sipping a Pumpkin Spice Latte. Am I basic? You bet I am. But a basic b who loves hockey. And hockey is back. Which means it’s a damn good day.
Austin hosts a country music morning radio show in Chicago after nearly a decade in sports talk radio (The Jim Rome Show, Steve Gorman SPORTS!) Colin Cowherd and Smash Mouth follow him on Twitter (which he apparently thought was important enough to share here). He also wears pants everyday.