Chris Plouffe, owner of Centre Ice Autographs, has a different method to scouting Edmonton’s upcoming events than most. While many would look at the upcoming Oilers game against Minnesota as a tough game against a playoff-bound squad, Plouffe evaluates his chances of catching star opponents like Zach Parise for an autograph.

The same goes with the upcoming Carlos Santana concert, does waiting outside in the cold for a few hours justify the value of getting the guitar legend to sign memorabilia?