Monthly Archives: January 2011

Inside joke with Stars’ fans

Tousi is the nickname for forward Mathieu Tousignant who is often the recipient of punches, face washes and other violent actions from the opposition. Sometimes this plays to our advantage because we get a roughing call in our favor but … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Lester!

My friend, gaming sensei and poet extraordinaire (of at least the Maggi Republic) celebrates his birthday up there in brisk Wisconsin. This birthday is very special for me because 2011 is the 20th anniversary of us meeting as co-workers at … Continue reading

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My first pair of skates in over 30 years

Since I don’t play hockey, this entry has to go under the Pictures section of my site. Anyway, have I lost my mind? Well no, but I would like to get a helmet before I try skating backwards and/or attempting … Continue reading

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I caught an official puck at the game!

…and not in the face as I’ve seen over the years! This evening’s 5-4 SO loss to the Abbotsford Heat (near Vancouver and they’re the affiliate for the Calgary Flames) was tense, especially with my Stars overcoming a two-goal deficit … Continue reading

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RIP Charlie Callas & David Frye

A rather sad kick off to the weekend for comedy and Las Vegas, where both gentlemen resided during their final years. Charlie Callas is most likely to be recognized by younger people from Mel Brooks’ movies. I forgot he was … Continue reading

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Severin Blindenbacher

Wednesday night we attended Casino Night for the Stars, a charity-fundraising thing. An evening of gambling with pretend money to put toward raffle tickets, auctions (next year, I’m saving up to get 10 minutes in the booth to do color … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Birthday Wayne Gretzky

He is truly the Great One for more than just hockey. About all I can say and it’s not hyperbole since it’s a rare subject hockey fans can agree about.

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Happy Birthday Cindy

I wanted to get in a quick plug for my friend toughing it out through yet another Minnesota Winter. If you know her, drop her a line.

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At least the owner is honest…

…or it’s Denis Leary’s truck. No wait, it can’t be the latter because it didn’t have a Bruins sticker on it. I wish I had more to put on these idiots who squeeze their V-8, gas-guzzling, monstrosities into compact car … Continue reading

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Predators

Other than the title having the letter ‘s,’ tacked on the end, this sequel is not a vast improvement nor a different movie like Aliens was. It’s almost the same movie from 1987 but it did suck much less than … Continue reading

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