Team Tyler - Post Race

Tyler talks about the event and meal afterwards

Monday, 08.30.2010 / 9:27 AM / Tyler Wright's Race to Fight Pediatric Cancer
By Tyler Wright  - Development Coach

August 30

First off, I am so elated to finish!

This is truly one of the biggest accomplishments of my life. It was me against myself which is unique from my experience playing on a team. The text and emails I received leading up to race day really helped during the hard stretches. Thank you to everyone who sent their support.

The begin the race, the swim was great and I felt great during it, despite the frigid water temperature. I felt good on the bike as well and I lost my chain only once. I was most surprised with how dangerous it was in the Rocky Mountains.

The toughest part was the last two hours on the bike which were horrendous. I have never faced the kind of elements I faced on that bike ride. There was a 30km head wind through the last mountain climb. It was raining and the road was slippery. It was extremely cold to the point that my quads were starting to cramp. After the I got off the bike, I felt pretty good transitioning into the first half of the run. However, I really struggled on the second half of the run (the last 13.1 miles). My quads and calves were very tight.

Overall, it was a totally amazing experience. I thought about all of the kids and families all throughout the day, they were such inspiration. It was great to have my family there for the end of the big race when I crossed the finish line!

Finally, I couldn't wait to eat! My first meal was my trusted Tim Horton's sandwich. For those of you who know me, you know I am a big Tim Horton's fan!

Thanks again everyone and for more race information check out bluejacketsfoundation.org or view photos here.

Tyler



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SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 2 2 1 0 3
M. Calvert 2 2 0 3 2
R. Johansen 2 1 1 -1 2
B. Dubinsky 2 0 2 0 2
D. Savard 2 0 2 1 2
B. Jenner 2 0 2 -1 2
D. MacKenzie 2 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 2 1 0 1 1
A. Anisimov 2 0 1 -1 1
C. Atkinson 2 0 1 1 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 1 1 0 .905 3.00
 
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