Half Life

As I briefly Tweeted last night, today is one of the days where DetroitHockey.Net makes me feel old. I debated letting it go by unrecognized but that hardly seems right.

I started YzerFan19’s Detroit Red Wings Page – the site that eventually became DH.N – 5,419 days ago. That day – September 15, 1996 – was my 5,419th.

As of today, I have officially been working on this site for half of my life.

I wish I had profound things to say about the nearly 15 years I’ve been doing this. So much has changed between then and now.

I’ve gone through the list before but when I started this site, Google was not yet public. The term “blog” did not yet exist. Vladimir Konstantinov was still able-bodied. Paul Coffey was still a Red Wing.

It’s been a long time. I hope I’m lucky enough for another 5,419 days doing this.

Author: Clark Rasmussen

Clark founded the site that would become DetroitHockey.Net in September of 1996 with no idea what it would lead to. He continues to write for the site and executes the site's design and development.