1. It Starts: Hockey Season Begins Tonight

    Today is the day. My NHL preview begins at 1 p.m. with a preview of the Calgary Flames, and continues every hour with a new team preview. You can see the complete list by clicking the NHL preview link at the top of the page...

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  2. Political party’s power punch

    So a guy in Bangkok is running for governor (is there any place in the world not holding an election right now?). Anyways, so Chuvit Kamolvisit was being interviewed on television by a journalist, Visarn Dilokwanich...

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  3. Fire the coach

    I’m not one to normally say a coach has to be fired. But after watching the debacle that happened in Houston yesterday, Texans coach Gary Kubiak has to go. There is no way you should ever coach a game like he did the last few minutes yesterday...

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  4. OJ guilty

    O.J. Simpson was found guilty of kidnapping, armed robbery and 10 other charges. Not including an appeal, he’ll get at least seven years in jail, with the possibility of life...

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  5. Hockey pool

    So I had my first hockey pool the other day (my big one is next Wednesday, so it was a good tuneup). There were seven of us, and we had to choose seven forwards, four defencemen and one goalie...

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  6. Cheering in style

    In a news item that is sure to disappoint many… Apparently, a university in Idaho is getting new cheerleader uniforms because the ones they have now are too skimpy...

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  7. NHL Team Previews to Come on the Hour Next Week

    It’s coming. Starting at 1 p.m. on Oct. 8, I will post an NHL team preview every hour until the first game begins on Oct. 9. The teams will be broken down by position, with predictions on how they will finish, and some hockey pool picks...

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  8. Not so Amazing contestants

    So last night was the start of the Amazing Race. I’ve missed the last few for whatever reason, but managed to catch the first episode. Not too bad. But i think it’s time to start asking people to pass a test before going on the show...

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  9. Vote swapping

    So it seems like one of the strangest stories to come out of this election (and there’s been a lot of strange stories) is this vote swapping thing...

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  10. Road Games review

    Sometimes it’s fun to read a book that was current at the time, but is 15 years old now. That’s why I picked up Road Games, A Year in the Life of the NHL...

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  11. NFL picks

    It’s time for week four of the NFL season. Although I haven’t been using this blog much for showing my picks, I decided to allow a glimpse into the way my brain thinks...

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  12. Too much gas?

    So this guy in West Virgina was arrested on Tuesday for passing gas and then fanning it towards a police office. He’s been charged with battery of a police office because of it. No, this isn’t some April Fool’s Day joke...

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  13. Worst roads

    Once again it’s time for the worst road campaign in Ontario. With what started out as a good idea a few years ago has quickly gone downhill. Residents in Ontario can vote for what they think is the worst road in the province at this web site...

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  14. Patrick Roy's #33 to hang from the rafters in Montreal

    The Montreal Canadiens announced yesterday that Patrick Roy’s #33 will be retired on Nov. 22, in a game against the Boston Bruins...

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  15. Top 10 Montreal Canadiens That Never Lived Up to Their Potential

    Over the years, there have been 707 players that have played at least one game with the Montreal Canadiens. Of those, there were plenty that I liked that never played up to their full potential in Montreal...

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  16. Ottawa Senators Predictions in the Hockey News Make Me Happy

    So the Hockey News has come out with its hockey fantasy pool guide. It has most of the Montreal Canadiens taking a dive point-wise. That’s fine. I can live with that as long as the Habs keep winning...

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  17. Treat officials with respect

    Why do so many people treat referees/umpires so poorly? Is it because they can’t seem to find the glory they think they should have? Is it because they never got their shot to ...

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