Good news, bad news

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The good news, and it trumps all, is Dave Baseggio is Peoria’s new coach. The bad news is, given the way the scheduling works in this league, we’ll have to make a special trip to see the man. But hey. EDIT: Toronto has hired Greg Gilbert, so I think that leaves just Wilkes-Barre, Manchester and […] [Read More]
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“I play Bobby Dylan. A young Bobby Dylan.”*

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"I play Bobby Dylan. A young Bobby Dylan."*

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Oh where have you been, my blue-eyed son? And where have you been, my darlin’ young one? Darlin’? Young? Blue-eyed? Heh. But I’ll tell ya. I’ve been in Illinois, hanging out with The Little Punk for a week. I’ve been ramblin’ the countryside, watchin’ raunchy (but R-rated) sequels, playing Connect Four, Battleship, Jengajam. I’ve been […] [Read More]
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Did I miss anything?

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First and most importantly, deepest condolences to Alan Hahn on the loss of his father. –BPT preseason sked isn’t out officially yet — actually, I’ve spoken to no one in the organization since last Monday, so maybe it is — but the Wolf Pack say they have the Sound Tigers Sept. 26 at Danbury and […] [Read More]
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Six quotes in one

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“You’re not allowed to rent here anymore!” Did you ever look around and wonder what in the heck you were doing? I’m in one of those troughs right now. For the first time since fourth grade, I’m not as excited as usual. I’m almost disenchanted, even. (And lest anyone read too much into this, there’s […] [Read More]
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“Did he just say…”

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"Did he just say…"

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Coupla things from the day that didn’t make the paper… –Marshall told of standing next to Al Arbour back in the 1990s — a guess here puts it the lockout year Mark I, ’94-95 — watching Lorne Henning run an Islanders practice as Pierre Turgeon, Derek King and Steve Thomas were “kind of futzing around.” […] [Read More]
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“Something like 36?!”

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