Street Hockey Report for Wednesday 24th September 2014

1. Yamato Cup Draft / TSHA Anniversary party on Sept. 27 from 6pm in Shimo-Kitazawa.

We will hold the Yamato Cup draft on Saturday, Sept 27 from 6pm at Good Heavens in Shimo-Kitazawa. Here is a map: http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1318/A131802/13159366/dtlmap/. If you would like to have a guide to the bar, I will meet a few people at 5:45pm at street level of the south exit.

You do not need to sign up for the party, but you should sign up for the draft if you intend to play in the Yamato Cup (see point #3 below). It will be a pay-as-you-go drinking event, and the venue has good food as well. If you get lost, call me at 08034166211.

2. SIGN UP FOR THE Yamato Cup on Saturday, October 4th from 12-4pm in Musashi-Urawa

We will hold the Yamato Cup on Saturday, October 4th from 12-4pm at the MHL rink in Musashi-Urawa. If you have not signed up, please try and do so before the draft on the 27th. If you are unsure if you can play, please let me know and we will put you on the pre-tournament draft list to be drafted on the 4th.

At the moment, the people signed up are: Chad, Raymond, Jesse, Ted, Paul 0.7, Laura, Ian, Richard, Colin, Yoshi, Scott, Tim D, Steven C, Damon, Patrick, Jonathan (Steve C's Colleague), Marek, Ronnie, Nick Alacron, Dave G?

Goalies will be: Masa, Rob P, and (I believe) Chris J

Game day decisions are: Grant, Colucci, Dan F, Greg G

In addition, Michel has volunteered to do timekeeping and Mike T has volunteered to ref...both may be coaxed into playing if we promise not to hurt them...

If you name is not on one of these lists but should be, please let me know.

3. Yamato Cup After Parties

I am going to organize a dinner following the Yamato Cup. At the moment I am planning a 7pm start somewhere near Omotesando. If you want in, please email me.

Also, as a nijikai option, the Tokyo Canadians ice hockey gang is holding a party that night in Omotesando as well. For this one, you should consider buying tickets in advance as they can get pretty busy. Here are the details:

The Tokyo Canadians are going to have another party on Saturday October 4th at LeBaron de Paris in Aoyama. Like in years past, there will be a large crowd of eclectic folks. Details are:

-Date: Saturday October 4th

-Time: 20:00-23:00

-Price: ¥4000/person

*No food included

-Location: http://lebaron.jp/en/

-Address: Aoyama Center Bldg B1, 3-8-40 Minami-Aoyama Minato-ku, TOKYO 107-0062

-Access:From Omotesando station A4 Exit 3 minutes / From Ginza line, Gaienmae station 3 minutes

-Charities:Mercy Center in Thailand (http://www.mercycentre.org/)

-Contact: Chris Colucci (chris@tokyofit.com) or Steven Couture (mikael2003@hotmail.com) for details or to buy tickets

4. Schedule for the rest of 2014.

We will play on the following days in the next three+ months:

- Saturday, 10/4, 12-4pm, Musashi-Urawa

- Friday, 10/17, 8-10pm, Musashi-Urawa

- Friday, 11/7, 8-10pm, Musashi-Urawa

- Friday, 11/21, 8-10pm, Musashi-Urawa

- Friday, 12/5, 8-10pm, Musashi-Urawa

- Friday, 12/19, 8-10pm, Musashi-Urawa

5. Interested in Yokohama hockey?

If you would like to play on Sundays in Yokohama (near Hodogaya and Hoshikawa stations), please let me know.

A few people have inquired about what happened to hockey in Yokohama. Basically, there was a lack of interest, so we more or less stopped making the rink reservations. However, since there seems to be come interest and the weather is improving, maybe it is something we can resume. Let me know your thoughts.

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