— Joe Pizzuto’s 396-yard, 5-TD game in 2009 for Gr. Lawrence against North Shore and John Sughrue’s 200th career wrestling victory.
— Getting to interview Hall-of-Famers Larry Bird and Charles Barkley for the Gazette when Boston and Houston met at the old Garden, and talking to Bobby Orr at a 2010 reunion of the 1970 Stanley Cup champion Bruins.
— Covering the Bruins’ Game 7 Eastern Conference “Perfect Game” victory over Tampa Bay in 2011. No penalties, exciting end-to-end play, and a deafeningly explosive roar after the B’s late game-winner. Decades of frustration dispelled in one of the greatest games in local hockey history.