CHICKEN, ARISE! ARISE, CHICKEN! ARISE!*

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Well, she still needs some tidyin’ up, but it’s home. Welcome back. There are a lot of things that still need tidying up; the links on the right, for instance. In the meantime, there are links high on top of this page back to the Lifeboat, to provide all the links that will eventually return […] [Read More]
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Bailing out the lifeboat

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Rather than move over every individual post from the Lifeboat (there’s only 140 of ‘em or so), why not an index of links to those posts, in reverse-chronological order, with mini-descriptions? Click below to go there. [Read More]
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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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