Look at the humble beauty in Bruce MacGregor’s brown gloves, and the attractive off-white shadows that result from his wrinkled sweater. His leather skates remind me of James Dean’s jacket.
I like that I can see Bruce’s entire helmetless head and all the character that comes with it. And the way he carries his heavy stick like it’s a precious agricultural implement on the family farm. There’s lots to like about today’s game but it can’t hold a candle to the aesthetics of old-time hockey.