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Week One of NHL 2005-06

So far the goal of more scoring and definite winners has panned out. Caught the first regular-season shootout between the Senators and the Leafs, tough break for Sundin too. The changes have definitely cut both ways on my team (Flyers). … Continue reading

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Vegas Day One: Arrival, Theme Coined

The flight was uneventful, other than the stop in Lubbock to pack the plane to capacity. I think it was rather cool and fitting that wireless access at McCarron Airport is free. Must be the equivalent of the legendary free … Continue reading

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First Japanese player in the NHL!

http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/sports/hockey/12419952.htm  So that puts the NHL having the usual Canadians, Americans, Swedes, Finns, Russians, Czechs and Slovaks. But now there’s also Swiss, French, Norwegians, Germans, Ukrainians and Uzbeks.  I’m going with citizenry, if you went with birthplaces, then it gets … Continue reading

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Forsberg & Hatcher gained, JR lost

I know that the bottom line in hockey is what matters because when you brush away the fandom and the loyalty, pro hockey is a business. The losses of Tony Amonte and John LeClair I could handle. They were expected. … Continue reading

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NHL Schedule 2005-06

The new schedule for the NHL was released today and sadly, there will be no Dallas Stars v. Philadelphia Flyers match up this year, only me versus Jeremy Derr through my PS2. Not to lose all hope. I still can … Continue reading

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Farewell to Johnny Vermont

The lockout is finally over, 300+ days and one cancelled season later, the tightwad owners and their commish won. My team was the first to announce the casualties of the new economic order that the salary cap imposes. However, John … Continue reading

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Cool Shoes

I received an early birthday present this evening! The wife had a customized pair of Chucks made to order for me through Converse’s web page. This pair has the colors of my favorite hockey team, the Broad Street Bullies, aka … Continue reading

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Jeremy Roenick

Yesterday we drove all the way to Dallas to see my Flyers blow a two-goal lead and end in a tie against the Stars. On the upside, we did get our money’s worth ($10 for parking and $130 seats…each) with … Continue reading

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