Joe gave his daughter a hug to soothe her angst about the danger of getting back on the ice. The ramifications of her teammate’s injury veered her willingness to join in. The lake had frozen over in ripples, dips and bumps, causing the ice to be too rough for her to play. She tried to be brave but her dad knew it was a fake attempt. The stakes were not high enough to put his child in danger for a school hockey game.