It's always a treat to get a glimpse behind the curtain at the people who make all the necessary gears turn, and this story is no exception.
Only one team appears at Madison Square Garden 275 nights a year, and they do it without a lick of applause or a single ticketed spectator.
The changeover crew of 65 carpenters, electricians and laborers transforms New York City's busiest arena into whatever shape is needed to host the day's event, be it a sold-out concert, a dog show or home game for Jeremy Lin.
A normal work day starts at 11 p.m. - after the sports fans and prize Pekingese have cleared out - and ends as the sun comes up the next morning. But last Sunday was a bit different: The Knicks game ended at 3:30 p.m., and the gate opened for the Rangers crowd at 7 p.m. That left the crew just 3 ½ hours to go from hardwood to ice, a quick-change that happens about three times each year.
Reading through it will give you a new appreciation for all the hard work that's done by the folks featured in the article. And maybe, just maybe, we can get MSG to start issuing tickets.