Sunday, April 19, 2009

This Man Really Cares

Last night I had the pleasure of meeting Hall of Famer Jim Gregory at the Closing Banquet of the Jim Gregory Friendship Tournament in Toronto. 

Gregory has been recovering from a serious heart attack and thrilled the crowd by making a special effort to join the exceptional hockey players who had been competing in the tournament. 

Gregory, for all his accomplishment in the world of hockey, came across as a caring, humble individual and I'm grateful I had the opportunity to exchange stories with him. The Special Hockey International tournament was a resounding success and we thank the Grandravine Tornadoes for hosting such a great event. 

Next year (2010) the SHI tournament will take place in Orangeville, ON. Thanks to Jim Gregory for lending his name to our tournament.

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