"Who knows if that’ll ever happen again? I think it was a pretty cool thing. Not too many people get the chance to do that, where everything kind of aligns and that can happen. So for us to get a shift or two together at this level is a pretty amazing thing." -- Jonathan Toews
Their home ice used to be a rink their father made each winter, staying up all night to carefully move an elevated sprinkler around to get the surface just right. There even were lights so they could play at night -- and so their parents could call them in -- and a trail of rubber mats leading out there from the kitchen.
"We'd play 1-on-1 all night," said David, a 21-year old center prospect who recently became teammates with his older brother after the
. "My dad built lights for the rink and you could turn them on and off from inside the house, so when it'd be time for dinner or we'd have to go to bed or something, he'd just flash the lights. We'd try to stay out as long as we could -- until we could hear them yelling from the house for us to come in."