The best part about late-season hockey hounding? Chances are, the sessions won't take long. After a full season, there's hardly anything left to get signed.
On Tuesday, with the Carolina Hurricanes in Hockey Bay, that's exactly what happened, as I added another 18 autographs, including seven pucks, to the collection in about an hour of hounding.
Signing the pucks show above were, from left, Zach Boychuk, Jussi Jokinen and Chad Larose.
Among the handful signing cards:
Top row: Drayson Bowman, Zach Boychuk and Rod Brind'Amour; and
Bottom row: Joni Pitkanen, Sergei Samsonov and Brandon Sutter
Rookie call-up Drayson Bowman, who would score the first two goals of his NHL career against the Lightning, also added to the cheap skates project.
Two highlights and one dim bulb from Tuesday's quick adventure:
~ Captain Eric Staal maintaining consistency;
~ Goalie Manny Legace sealing a deal; and
~ Wiseguy Ray Whitney earning a cheap shot.