To raise money for the Detroit Red Wings foundation, goalie Chris Osgood, auctioned off the chance to skate with him on his homemade rink at his Plymouth home. David Dagenais placed the winning bid and gave it to his son, Drew, as a once in a lifetime Christmas present. Here's a quote from Chris Osgood when asked what he thought the kids would take away from the day at his rink -
“Maybe that I’m normal? Which I am,” Osgood joked. “Just fun. That’s what it was here. They wanted me to give them instruction and stuff, and I said, ‘You know what, we’re just going to play.’
Read the article on the fun day that Drew Dagenais and his friends had at Chris Osgood's backyard rink.
Other than the fact that he is a three-time Stanley Cup champion, here is one of the top reasons I like Chris Osgood: