When the Hawks waived Teek, I hoped against hope.
So, I was excited. I attained a ticket to the Wild game, as it would the be first game back. I didn’t even have freaking posterboard to make a sign so I had to ‘borrow’ some butcher paper from work. I broke out my old sign markers that haven’t been used in like four years and OMG they were dried out and barely got the job done.
I was so ungodly excited as I was waiting for them to come out for warmups. Teek skated out and I unrolled his welcome back sign. When he skated by and hit the glass in front of me with his glove, I was stoked.
So Teek goes across to the other side of the ice to stretch and he looks over and I show him that I’m wearing my Tikhonov #41 jersey and he’s like
So I’m like INSANELY HAPPY all throughout warmups and then Teek skates over and gives me this:
Lesley can attest to the fact that I was freaking mental during the game. I just so desperately want him to do well so we don’t freaking waive him again.
So I get home and hop on the twitters and then:
Guys. I can’t. It’s too much. I was literally like
So basically, epic fucking hockey night. I’m so happy Teek is back, it’s been a long six years. KEEP THE FAITH AND MAYBE IT WILL HAPPEN.
Next up: PRUCHA.