One, two, shoot!

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This is a carryover from the “What’s the Deal With…” portion of this week’s Weekly. This was another one of those things where I was desperate for a note, and I came up with one dumb thing, and then I wondered what it looked like over a larger sample… The whole shoot-first-or-second-in-the-shootout question. Does it […] [Read More]
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Aboard “The Rocket”/Morency, again

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Aboard "The Rocket"/Morency, again

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Joe Meyers I’m not, but I finally got to the review copy… just in time. So here goes. The Rocket invokes Babe Ruth’s name a couple of times, and like G.H., Maurice Richard transcends his game as a cultural icon. Coming straight out of Quebec, The Rocket, out on DVD today, frames its story with […] [Read More]
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Qualité aimable!

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Jonathan Bombulie has fallen under the spell of “Fun with Babelfish.” You who play along here know there’s no escape. [Read More]
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What the heck was that?

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Capuano called it one of the worst periods they have played all year. But really, when you’re dredging up memories of that Fog Night 2002 on opening night in Binghamton, with the no shots for the Sound Tigers after they scored their last goal (which was late in the second period), you’re into historic territory. […] [Read More]
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This changes everything

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When I mentioned I was crunching those numbers yesterday? They were shooting numbers. Goals and shots and stuff like that. I was looking at an angle one way for the story, then realized that, no, the story here is the goal scoring — rather, the lack thereof. Got some quotes about it all, had a […] [Read More]
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(Don’t) Let It Snow (updated)

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(Don't) Let It Snow (updated)

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The Sound Tigers have been stuck in traffic coming up I-91 in the messy weather and, as of about 6:10 p.m., were still south of Hartford and barely moving. We’ll see what time they make it. Warmup was set for 6:54; faceoff, for 7:30. Meanwhile, at least I’ve got Rob Schremp (I presume) playing lacrosse […] [Read More]
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