Monday, November 23, 2020

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The carbon fiber stick rises high in the air before coming back towards the ice and sends the rubber puck flying towards the net. It smashes against the the the back of the net after sailing over the goalies shoulder, and the wing pumps his fist in victory. The Jesuit varsity hockey squad has been hard at work the past...
The pristine, smooth ice shines around the rink as the crowd files in. The players are in their dressing rooms, preparing for the next hour that will be filled with joy, frustration, fatigue, anger, and ultimately, either a win or a loss. The players focus on playing their game and how they will overcome the opponent, securing a win...
Two opposing players wait motionless, facing each other, anticipating the moment when the puck drops. As it hits the ice, the clashing and clanging of sticks can be heard across the rink. Shortly after, one team secures the rubber disk, signifying the start of the match. This scene sums up the beginning of every game the Jesuit Hockey Team partook...
The Jesuit Hockey team has battled all season long, fighting back after tough losses and carrying their momentum from fantastic wins; however, as the season runs down, the playoff "animal" lurks in the distance, reminding the team of their season-long goal. The team remains strong despite the obstacles it faces, hoping to defeat other strong teams in the playoffs...
With the frosty air contrasted by the puffs of steamy breath of the players, the smooth feeling of the frozen ice beneath the sleek, steel runners of the skates gliding across the stadium floor, and the sound of the sticks slapping against the puck muffled by the roar of the crowd filling the seats surrounding the rink, a hockey player's...
The two opposing players square up against one another in the middle of the clear, gleaming ice, preparing to begin another fast-paced, action-packed hockey game. Flanked by two wings, backed by two defensemen and a goalie farther back, the player acts quickly, moving his stick with lightening speed as he valiantly fights for the puck in order to give...
The puck drops, crashing against the ground, sending shards of ice flying through the frosty air.  The hockey player raises his stick, wielding it with strength and prowess.  He sends the small black puck sailing through the air right into the back of the net, exhilarated by the victory.  This feeling of triumph and glory flows through the air,...
The scoreboard shows that the opponent is winning, and the pressure is on. It pushes the player to his limits, and in a heartbeat, he has the puck again. He takes this moment to his advantage and dangles past the other team’s offense, pushing the puck forward with him, and BOOM! The number on the scoreboard for his team...

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