Personal Narrative-Something To Play Hockey

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Hockey. I live hockey. I will always give anything to be on the ice. I do everything to live on the ice. I’m the type of kid who would abandon vacations and parties to go play hockey. On July 7th, 8th, and 9th, that’s exactly what I did. July 7th, 8th, and 9th consisted of my sister’s Summer Sizzler hockey tournament in Brick, New Jersey. Since the rink lay only twenty minutes away from a beach and boardwalk, my family decided we could go after their morning games with some teammates. Turned out those plans became squashed. I couldn’t stand the fact of not playing while my sister could. My parents and I talked about my urge to play, when it hit us. Why don’t I just play for another team! My dad looked up all of them teams and contacted each …show more content…
After I settled down a little bit, it came to my mind that I don’t know where NJ United played. “Wait. What even is NJ United?” I asked hesitantly. My dad looked me right in the eye. “NJ United is a AAA team out of Bridgewater Sports Arena.” “No, Dad, there is no way. NO! I don’t believe you. NO WAY!” I exclaimed with confusion and excitement. There was absolutely no way they wanted me to play for them in the tournament. AAA hockey makes big changes for anyone, especially for me who had just started skating ten months ago. I had already played on a boys team and a girls AA team so I had a good bit of experience. But never could I have imagined that I would be on a AAA team before I even completed one full year on the ice. “Wait a second, Dad. How does the coach even know if I can skate? Wouldn’t they want to evaluate me before letting me play?” I was now doubting I could really even play in the tournament. My dad looked at me and I could tell he knew exactly what he needed say. “Kathy Kehoe,” he said with no expression what so ever. “What,” I said extremely confused. “Who is Kathy Kehoe?” “Do you remember playing against the Rockets last season?” he …show more content…
Were they the team really far away?” “Exactly. Kathy Kehoe was their manager. When I heard that NJ United was the Rockets tier one team, I called her immediately. I asked her if they needed any players for the tournament and she said yes. After I told her you are my daughter, she said Marly Keeley is locked

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