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from Jamie Benn at The Players' Tribune,

My game day really starts when I get into my car and start my drive to the arena. I’ve got my suit on. I throw on my sunglasses. Then I crank techno music. Something about the bass filling the car gets my blood pumping. I know it’s business time once that music hits.

On the drive in, I’ve got to have the music on a little bit louder as I roll the windows down on the highway. The warm Texas air starts breezing through the car all while the Dallas skyline gets closer and closer. The adrenaline starts to pick up and the music gets turned up even louder.

When I get off the highway and closer to the arena, seeing all of our fans walking around in their Stars jerseys really puts me in the zone. Seeing all that Stars gear, that’s when the switch flips inside of me. When I pull down the parking ramp, I’m ready to go and all I can think about is walking through the tunnel into a sea of Victory Green.

When it comes time to hit that tunnel, that’s when I truly feel at home with our team and ready to give the fans a show.

It’s the best feeling. It’s the best time. It’s game time.

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MOWingsfan19's avatar

Then I crank techno music.

That’s just sad.

Posted by MOWingsfan19 from I really like our team on 04/13/16 at 12:03 PM ET

ilovehomers's avatar

Never understood why people berate other peoples’ choice in music. It’s all about personal preference, right?

Posted by ilovehomers on 04/13/16 at 12:17 PM ET

shazam88's avatar

techno is probably one of the better things to come out of detroit in the 80s

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 04/13/16 at 03:03 PM ET

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Sunglasses, techno and a handful of molly. Let’s Do This!

Posted by SlimChance on 04/13/16 at 04:39 PM ET

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