leafshub.com
Pierre Luc Dubois — A Story From Home | Leafs Hub
rowing up breathing in the salt air, I had two true loves. Relationships that stayed strong until today. Both were hockey teams, of course. One you likely know wears Blue & White, and the other was whoever played out of Centre 200 in Sydney, Nova Scotia, about a twenty minute drive from my house. Life brought me to Ontario, but the home of my heart will always be Cape Breton. First it was Edmonton's farm team, the Oilers, who had my undying support. Then, before I left to set sail on the Great Lakes and make a life in Ontario, the tenant was the QMJHL's Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. It is no stretch when I tell you I was your typical rink rat. Rarely did I miss a game or warm up, usually draped over the glass asking Shaun Van Allen how many buries his line was gonna get. I knew the faces of the crowd and they knew mine. When the Calder Cup came to town, I jumped on the ice and hugged the players, without security stopping me, and later that night put my lips to it. Though AHL