This past Sunday the Saskatoon Blades hosted a Faith Night for our fans in our community. It was the first Faith Night the Blades have had for about four years. I was approached by the team to reach out to youth groups to invite them out for a presentation, game, and post game skate with the team. Unfortunately the post game skate was cancelled due to the Mumps going through WHL teams.
A highlight for me was being able to drop the puck for the pregame ceremony. I have loved the blades ever since I was a little kid and am so blessed and thankful to have a role with the team. I was also able to have an interview with three of our players who are in different stages of their journey with the Lord. It was a real highlight for me to be able to interview the guys and hear what they go through as high level athletes.
Another highlight was being able to meet the parents of Mason McCarty. Mason is the player who I have established a pretty close relationship with over the last two seasons. When meeting Mason's mom she gave me a big hug and thanked me for all I have done for her son. I was blown away by the hug to tell the truth. At the Faith Night game I was able to meet Mason's dad and he also thanked me and told me he would like to get together for a meal. I feel very blessed and it sure was nice to hear how I have encouraged the McCarty family.