It’s been a long time since Andrew Will spent the month of December away from a hockey rink. Maybe not since he was a little kid has he missed the start of a season.
Even then, while growing up in Toronto, that probably wasn’t very likely.
Last week, after Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced a statewide pause on all team and club sports, pushing the start of the winter season back until Jan. 19, the 13-year Salisbury School head coach was forced to grapple with the stark but increasingly expected reality that this December wouldn’t be the same as the rest.