Ok so today is the first pre season hockey game for my fav team, the Vancouver Canucks! Man oh Man how I’ve missed watching hockey!
Anyways, what’s truly amazing, is while I was walking around one of the many malls in Singapore, I saw this shop that’s full of Funko Pop Figures. Funko Pop makes these chibi (large head, short/small body) figures of, originally, cartoon/anime/comic/game characters but have since expended to include tv/movie and sports characters. Although I’ve seen wrestling and NBA players, this is the first time I’ve seen NHL players. As I walked past, out of the corner of my eye, I saw a hockey figurine so I went to take a look. It was only as I was reaching for this hockey figure (I can’t even remember who it was supposed to be), I saw this Bo Horvat figure right next to it! If you don’t know, I’m a huge Vancouver Canucks fan and Bo is one of my fav players. I grabbed it and went straight to the cashier I have been a bit too excited as the cashier kept looking at me strangely. Only after paying, did it occur to me that I should look for other Canucks players too. There weren’t any but that’s ok, I’m really happy with my loot! Here’s some out of box shots:
Now this might not seem like such a big deal, but over here when you say hockey it generally means grass hockey. Just like when you say football here it means soccer (like in Europe). So yeah finding anything relating to ice hockey is exciting for me. I’m taking this unexpected score as an omen for an awesome season. Today’s loss is just growing pains for all the youngsters we got (that’s my story and I’m sticking to it, lol). I think this Bo Horvat figure will look awesome beside my Henrick Sedin bobble head figure that I got from attending a game last March. GO! Canucks, GO!
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