Typically, the hometown team gets to pump in a few goals past a hung-out-to-dry goaltender. Or you steer clear, thinking it will be a dog of a game where the hometowners play down to the level.
Then there are the Kingston Frontenacs. Two of the past three Sundays, the Frontenacs have hosted a Western Conference team on the final leg of 3-in-3. They managed to score one goal in those two games. True story.
Oh, and when Nathan Moon got a misconduct during Sunday's 2-0 loss to Owen Sound, coach Doug Gilmour responded by:
A) Sending him back to the dressing room;The correct answer is E) Asking Larry Mavety what to do?
B) Benching him for the rest of the game;
C) Admonishing him in the media afterward;
D) Pretending nothing happened.