“We really appreciate your effort, son. We really like you as a player and would love to keep you around, it’s just a numbers game and we only have so many roster spots…”

The Numbers Game

October 12, 2018

*Warning: Sensitive Material*

Name: Aaron Snow

Hometown: Windsor, Ontario

DOB: 5/20/1988

Professional Sports: Drafted 3rd Round #90th overall to the Dallas Stars

(Aaron Snow- 2006 Dallas Stars Prospect)

If I knew then what I know now.

For the longest time, it was hard to look...

Name: Olivia Phelps

Hometown: Corona, CA

DOB: 11/21/90

Professional Sports: Reporter | Feature Producer | Writer | ESPN3 | Big West Sports

Dear Olivia,

Let me start with, your directions to The Washington Times building will fail you, miserably, on the first day of your int...

Name: Andre Menard

Hometown: Basking Ridge, NJ

DOB: 4/25/89

Professional Sports: Courbevoie (France2), Caen (France2)

Let’s cut to the chase. My hockey career isn’t anything compared to the previous writers on The Numbers Game. However, I’ve learned a lot of things along t...

Name: Brianna Decker

Hometown: Dousman, WI

DOB: 5/13/1991

Collegiate Sports: University of Wisconsin, 2012 Patty Kazmaier Award Winner- Awarded to the best female ice hockey player at the NCAA D1 level, 2011 NCAA Tournament Champion.

Professional Sports: 2018 Olympic Games...

Name: Rob Starbuck

Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.

DOB: 1/17/88

Collegiate Sports: Georgetown University Football (2006-2010)

My rocky recruiting process finally came to an end at 7:30am on Wednesday, February 1, 2006- "National Signing Day". My mom woke me up and had me sign m...

Name: Scott Clemmensen

Hometown: Urbandale, IA

DOB: 7/23/77

Professional Sports: 14 years between the New Jersey Devils, Florida Panthers, and the Toronto Maple Leafs in the NHL, including each teams respective AHL affiliates.

Currently: Goaltending Development Coach for t...

December 12, 2017

Name: Andy Miele

Hometown: Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

DOB: 4/15/88

Professional Sports: Phoenix Coyotes (NHL), Portland Pirates (AHL), Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL), Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL), Malmo Redhawks (SweHL)

“Andy, did you remember to lock the door behind you?”...

Name: Marcus Knecht

Hometown: Toronto, Canada

DOB: June 21, 1990

2010 MLB Amateur Draft, 3rd Round Pick

Professional Experience: 8 years 

Team Canada Gold Medallist

 (2011 Team Canada Pan-Am Games)

 The more you play the Game, the more you realize what a gift it is. The test...

November 16, 2017

Name: Mitch Korn

Hometown: Bronx, NY. Current: Estero, FL

DOB: 9/16/1957

Professional Sports: Currently: Director of Goaltending for the Washington Capitals. Entering his 27th year in the NHL. 1991-1998 Buffalo Sabres, 1998-2014 Nashville Predators, 2014-Present Washingto...

Name: T.E. Blaisdell Jr. (Teddy)

Hometown: Manchester, NH

Age: 71

Professional Sports: Manchester Monarchs Associate Equipment Manager 2001-present day

 (Photo by: Rich Tilton)

I’ve seen a lot of kids walk through our doors. They all have two things in common: love of our g...

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