My top 10 events for this year

…or half the year. I only came to this whole thing in April. Talk about late to the party…Anyway. The list. It’s late because I was waiting to see what Team Canada could do.

  1. Wimbledon final between Roger and Rafa. What can I say?It was one heck of a fantastic match that had me permanently hooked on tennis.
  2. Spain winning the Euro Cup. That was really cool for Spain, who hadn’t won in over 40 years. I was screaming for a while *G*
  3. Canada vs. Russia in the World Junior Hockey Championship semi-finals. That was a game for the ages. Canada came very close to losing the tournament and seeing their four gold medal streak come to an end. But Jordan Eberle had a different idea and with just 5.4 seconds left in the game, he tied the goal. Canada ultimately won it in shoutouts but man… that game will be one for the ages!
  4. Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals. Pittsburgh showed a lot of determination in extending their stay in the finals. Sykora getting that goal in the third period of OT was really awesome. Okay, so I was actually asleep when he scored and missed the party but yeah…. sue me…
  5. Federer winning the Olympic gold medal with Wawrinka. I’ve never seen the guy so incredibly happy after winning a match before.
  6. Rafa winning the Olympics gold medal. That was a great way to pretty much finish off his amazing summer. Two grand slams, an Olympic gold medal AND the no. 1 spot? Come on…!
  7. The Canada/US game in the round robbin stage of the Junior World event thing. Great hockey. Better than a lot of NHL games I’ve had to sit through…
  8. That match in the round-robbin stages of the Tennis Masters Cup between Roger and Murray. Too bad Roger was again on the losing side of that one but it was a really good match nonetheless and it completely tired out Murray *g*
  9. The Davis Cup final. Okay, so I didn’t want Spain to win but you have to admit that it was quite the feat for the Rafa-less team to beat the odds and win it. Yes, it’s very tragic for Argentina but hopefully that can get things together and win it another time.
  10. Team Canada winning the Junior World Championship for the 5th time in a row and 15th time overall right here at home in Canada. Fantastic stuff!
  11. Game 2 of the Montreal-Boston series in the Stanley playoffs. No, the game itself wasn’t particularly amazing but I wouldn’t be hear writing any of this stuff if it wasn’t for that game. So it’s SPECIAL *g*2
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