Quote of the Day

“Our Kansas University team practices at the rink where the Topeka Roadrunners play. During practice I looked up towards the scoreboard. No one had turned it off and it said TOPEKA and FAIRBANKS. I went back to my dorm and looked it up because it was all I could think about and yes, sure enough the Fairbanks Ice Dogs were the last team to play on that ice. Fairbanks was the last team my uncle Eddie Samuels played for. He was the captain. It’s like he is following and guiding me now. I got pretty emotional about it…

— Jimmy Samuels, Las Vegas, Kansas University hockey