Miracles in Hockeyinvolves: Tom Barrasso
Brass Bonanza (II): you work all your life for that moment in time; it could come or...rated:
~February 19, 1984 (It may be getting after midnight by now...)notes: The title is from Tommy's own mouth, in this video where the Hurricanes asked Americans about the effect of the Miracle on Ice (at Lake Placid at the 1980 Winter Olympics) which took place 30 years ago today [plus 10 days]. His smile-and-answer-from-nowhere is almost as much of a miracle. ("When it comes to hockey, absolutely.") summary: "It's not that hard if you're ready. And I think I'm ready."
-- Tom Barrasso, "No Keeping Him From His Goal", Sports Ilustrated,
10.31.1983 (fast times at olympic highs, 2.19.1984)prior to this: (I) is herededication in perpetuity:
, for being there as audience and consultant and suggestioner and sounding board -- and everything else. Une amie merveilleuse!disclaimer:
OH ST. RONNIE FRANCIS I'm sorry!!!...
well, not really.
;D Seeing as how I was an infant at this particular date, and given the extremely likely possibility that Barrasso would kill me for writing this in the first place, and then again for not verifying if it WAS (lol), there is no WAY I would claim to know the extent of the truth. in anything.
Tommy, I'm not saying you actually did this.feedback:
is still very much greatly, incredibly, thankfully and (somewhat) humbly appreciated. Even in two years.( Hockey talk. ...Sorry I didn't go to Sarajevo??!?!? )