Off the Post September 14 - Evening Edition
- We got sum guy whose supost to be reely good and skor lotz of goles. Nevr herd of him untill now beecuz it nevr snoews hear wich meens I dont undrstand hocky.
- Plank vows to swear off sex, because it will take too much time away from NHL 2010, while TCY wrings teardrops from our eyes with his farewell video to Jonathan Cheechoo.
- Silver Seven has a convenient database of Dany Heatley trade commentary (hey look, he even includes us!).
- The NHL preseason begins tonight as the Vancouver Canucks host the New York Islanders, beginning at 7:00pm PST. Open thread here.
- Speaking of tonight, Jonathan Cheechoo should be in Ottawa right about now... Milan Michalek, on the other hand, is having a minor hangup with his Canadian work visa, which will delay him until tomorrow at the earliest. Leave it to the Canadians to keep Milan in *Czech* (groan...).
- Speaking of Jonathan Cheechoo, he stands a good chance of being on Jason Spezza's line. Oh, and he's now sporting attire that will put a crack in your teal heart.
"[Milan Michalek] was maybe the most skilled player we had here and I feel he will be a dominant player when he puts it all together. He has shown us all what he can do when he is on."
[UPDATE, thanks to Ivano27] = Jeremy Roenick adds to the revelations about Milan in a similar fashion to Boyle's above quote. Recommended reading, here.
Ever wanted to stuff a ballot box? Now you can.
The FTF Invitational 2 fantasy hockey league, as of 6:30pm, has exactly ONE spot still available. Yahoo, ID # 108742, password "drinko." HURRY! [UPDATE - congrats to Phantom for being quick on the draw]
Your NHL fun fact of the day - 13 coaches will begin their first full year behind the bench of their respective teams in 2009. Their first full year, that is, unless they emulate Barry Melrose.
Michael Moore (yes, that Michael Moore) weighs in on the Phoenix-to-Hamilton debate, and in a way that only Michael Moore could do, pisses on two fanbases at once.
If only my parents realized how valuable my January birthdate could have been to my hockey career.
Theo Fleury tries to return to the Calgary Flames - here's a sobering reminder of how we should feel about his efforts.
McSorley - Fleury 96-97 (via vindiggs)