CAN YOU TASTE THE EXCITEMENT?!
That's right - it's NHL playoff season.
Or, as Canucks fans call it, "Ah fuck - the Leafs are still playing?" season, a.k.a. "Spring".
As is DFO custom, interested parties have been surveyed for their favourite team's chances to survive the first round on their way to win
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Thank you all for coming on such short notice. With the conference championships upon us this weekend, this meeting had to happen at once. I think we all know that this has been an extraordinarily exciting post-season. Comebacks and rallies and heartbreak and a quarterback throwing a touchdown
As I said last year aboot this time:
Under Canadian law, the date is reserved in anniversary of the birth of the monarch. A national commemoration dating from the time of Queen Victoria, an amendment to the Statutes of Canada in 1952 established the celebration of Victoria Day on the
As expected, Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction was vacated today, as a result of his suicide prior to the conclusion of his appeal.
This means his widow will be able to go after the Patriots for the remainder of his 2012 signing bonus.
but Odin Lloyd's heirs cannot, because
First off, a song:
That's cathartic. Now, on to the matches.
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
AJ Hawk signed a one-day contract so he could retire a Packer.
Dallas jumped early and exercised the 2018 option on OL Zack Martin.
It's worth $9.3 million, which is about $3 million less than he'd command on the open market after 2017.
The Bills are going to
So, I was raised in a fundamentalist Baptist household. Here's what Easter meant to people who handed out Jack Chick books:
Air tight! Religion sure kept my relatives from getting cancers - says the guy down to one parent and an aunt.
That's why I make sure the nieces always get candy, because
I don't know what to add. It's playoff season in two sports,
Tonight's playoff action (boss):
Leafs at Capitals - 7:00PM | NBCSN / CBC
Predators at Blackhawks - 8:00PM | NBC / Sportsnet
Flames at Ducks - 10:30PM | NBCSN / CBC
Memphis at San Antonio - 8:00PM
"What’s that? Ah — Playoffs? Don’t talk about — playoffs? You kidding me? Playoffs? I just hope we can win a game! Another game."
I found myself quoting Jim Mora a lot at the end of last season, when my beloved Ottawa Senators missed the playoffs for the second time in
So, it's playoff time again. And, once again, my hometown Ice Liouns are on the outside golfing in.
Plus, five coaches got got within 24 hours of the end of the season, so it must be time for playoffs.
The puck drops on the chase for Lord Stanley's mug on Wednesday, with
What's going on, everybody? Hope you all are fully recovered from your NYE hangover because we got some real meaningful football this weekend. That's right, it's the WILD CARD ROUND!!!
Unfortunately for all of us, the AFC quarterback situation is... horrific. We talk about it at length on this week's podcast,
I'm not going to lie - last night's sports action was quite delightful. All three hockey games gave us great tension, whether it was Tampa holding on to beat Detroit, Pittsburgh starting a third-string goalie and watching how he held up, or Chicago throwing everything at St. Louis for almost