Litany Of The Union Blue: A Blue Jacket All Saints Day

On this, All Saints Day–a holy day of obligation where we honor all Saints, known and unknown, I give you All Saints Day… Blue Jacket style.

We mention those who have fallen asleep: first the Defensemen, the special teams, coaches, goalies and martyrs (fans), that through their petition and prayers The Lumber Lord would receive our petition…

CBJ nation concisely describes this communion among the Union Blue believers, by which we are connected to our team, and thus to one another:

“As a hockey community among our NHL brethren, we are thus bound closer to Center Ice.  With the solemn vow of firing a cannon or carrying a flag…brings us closer to eternal fandom.”

A Union Blue Litany

Vinny Prospal, The Reliable…(the go-to guy), Pray for us

Umby, The Loyal….Pray for us

Vermette, The Beautiful…Pray for us

Dorsett, The Fire-Starter…Pray for us

Wisniewski, Patron Saint of the Harshly Punished…Pray for us

Johnson, Patron Saint of All who are Unloved…Pray for us

Tytuin, The Misunderstood…Pray for us

Carter, Patron Saint of Hope (and recently, The Calcium deficient) Pray for us

Boll and Methot, Patron Saints of opposable appendages, Pray for us

Calvert and Johansen, Keepers of Youthful Spirit…Pray for us

Clitsome, The Go-Getter…Pray for us

Mason, The Unpredictable…Pray for us

Saint Scott The More, Patron of Uncontrollable Circumstances, Pray for us

Saint Scott The Less, Patron of Perfect Storms, Pray for us

Stinger, Helper of The Eternally Faithful, Pray for us

Ice Girls, Ice Crew and Pepsi Patrol, Helpers of Those Who Harbor Impure Thoughts…Keep grooming that ice….

Arch City Army, Jacket Backers , all the fan bloggers and those who wear foam pucks on their heads…Keep the faith…

And finally…

The Holy Nasher: Your face which holds such immediate recognition of all things Union Blue, Pray for us

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