Hokey smokes!

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Did it actually work? Are these things actually here? Is THIS actually here? Wow. Look, if you’ve been waiting for something to happen here since Sept. 7, please take a hop over to the Lifeboat. If things are actually working here, we’ll be back live here shortly. And thanks for your patience. [Read More]
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(Tap tap) Is this clown on?

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what is going on with this blog? [Read More]
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How stupid can you get…

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It wasn’t 24 hours earlier that I watched people spraying champagne around Flushing. So how could I forget, covering the Bridgeport Bluefish tonight as they tried to clinch, to bring a change of clothes? (All I could imagine was getting pulled over on the way home. “Officer, look, can you draw the blood here? Because […] [Read More]
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Camptown races

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(I am really taking a lot on faith by continuing to post these entries, eh?) Hopefully COMPLETE LIST OF BST IN NHL CAMPS COLORADO — Ben Guite, Peter Tsimikalis (ATO) CHICAGO — Jeff Hamilton, Steve Munn BOSTON — Jay Leach MONTREAL — Eric Manlow NEW JERSEY — Justin Papineau CALGARY — Eric Godard EDMONTON — […] [Read More]
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It just takes a smidgen!

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Might not be a spring (a supahring?) afternoon in the park, but life imitates Tom Lehrer anyway: TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) — Poisoned pigeons began nose-diving into pavement and dying on downtown sidewalks, marring the city’s annual festival. Maybe they can do in a squirrel or two next. Hockey content, if this ever appears: Jeff Hamilton […] [Read More]
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Exordium and Termination

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In case this ever pops back up… So how about that 15-year deal? Insane, huh? Well… I’m not sold on “insane.” Weird? Sure; you don’t watch a guy sign a 15-year contract every day. Questionable? Hey, there’s a lot that can happen between now and 2021*. (I was trying to remember myself 15 years ago; […] [Read More]
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5YA: September 11, 2001

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The night before was so typical: the Giants, some surfing, a lot of data entry, long-term advance for the preview. Sounds a bit like last night. I rolled over at about 3:30 or so, maybe closer to 4, ready for an afternoon/evening workday, call Steve Stirling in Lake Placid for a first-day-of-camp update. Things — […] [Read More]
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What’s black and white and…

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What's black and white and…

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…Actually, before that, just caught that Paul Flache signed with Gwinnett in the Coast. Here’s hoping this is a better year medically for the big guy. UPDATE — Check out this story from the Gwinnett Daily Post: Flache broke his C6 vertebra a month ago in a mountain-biking accident. Good gravy. Now to your regularly […] [Read More]
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Spin again

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One year ago today, this popped up in this little corner of the Interweb, followed quickly by two placeholders and a little further introduction. I had no idea what was gonna come next. So thank you all for making it worthwhile… And for tolerating it when I got roadgeeky and point-for-the-referencey. (To actually provide content […] [Read More]
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