So, NHL training camps opened this week. The important thing is that the return of hockey will bring me many national games to enjoy on the days between football games. There's about three weeks of garbage hockey to get through before the Canucks can start letting me down for real.
First, the history lesson, courtesy the fine folks at the TedTalks: Now, the significance. In Canada, Labour Day marks the end of summer. All Canadians must leave the fishing, logging or mining camps where they have laboured during the summer and return to their hometowns. It's a long journey, for the Canada Act
First off, a song: That's cathartic. Now, on to the matches. Western Conference: St. Louis versus Nashville Both teams looked really good in the first round.St. Louis came out and handed defeat to a declining North Stars Wild team that looked ready for golf season before the round started. Nashville answered all Hawk-haters dreams