Fantasy hockey just got real. Two bitter collegiate rivals, now Toronto ad men, draft hockey teams for a game to determine the winner of a lucrative government contract. On a wing and a prayer, Derek Marcotte scrapes together a motley crew of puck chasers. His marketing firm May-Ja-Look hangs in the balance, his pillow is double-parked and his knee mutters revenge with each waking step. It’s enough to make you part with your favorite hockey card. Drop the puck already!
David Belisle is a novelist and screenwriter in search of the next Great Guffaw. Like getting splashed with a bucket of Gatorade, it’s a good time that sticks with you. A Scrabble-playing, fantasy sports buff, the Calgary-based Belisle has sharpened his pencils in New York, Nebraska and the always fun to pronounce Flin Flon, Manitoba.