An author is collecting submissions about the experiences of NHL fans who are based in Europe - and far away from the teams they support. This is from the blog:
“My NHL Team My Passion” is a new book to explore the relationship that European based ice hockey fans have with ‘their’ team. It is a book about the thoughts, feelings and emotions that fans have and the passion they feel for their team. We would like contributions from fans of all 30 current teams to truly demonstrate the passion, and reach, of ice hockey in Europe.
Each week, a “question” will be posed to fans about their passion for their team and contributions are invited.
The book will, hopefully, be published in September 2012 and we are looking at producing an electronic version as well as a printed version.
Please note: This book is not sanctioned or associated with the National Hockey League or associated companies in any way.
The first question has been posted - "Who is your NHL Team and why?". It's just a great idea - I've already submitted my "answer" to that and I'm looking forward to the next questions. I figure the more Blues fans contributing the better. So - to those of you from Europe I've chatted with in the GDT then here are the links you'll need:
Blog - My NHL Team, My Passion
Facebook: My NHL Team on Facebook
Twitter: My NHL Team on Twitter
Email address: My NHL team - email
Go to it - get the Blues heavily represented in this. I'm actually hoping lots of fans from various teams will contribute - and show the NHL they really do have a worldwide game on their hands.