Bilbo bags one

Until recently, the biggest excitement in the history of Mosinee, Wisconsin (pop. 3,988 in the 2010 census) came on May Day, 1950, when local residents acting as communist invaders seized control of the town. These were the darkest days of the Cold War, when the unhinged fanatic Sen. Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin was whipping up … Continue reading Bilbo bags one

The morning after the night before: Wait – Waite?

It’s as strange as Montreal without nightlife.             A day after goaltender Carey Price spends time working on a separate sheet of ice with goalie coach Stéphane Waite, after the organization decides Price should go back in nets against Ottawa despite his early season struggles.             Waite is fired. And his firing is announced after … Continue reading The morning after the night before: Wait – Waite?

The Monday Morning Quarterback on Patrick Laine, Victor Hedman, the Ex-Rays, the Impact and more!

So you want to see towering Patrick Laine in a Habs uniform? Really, really, really? Okay then, here’s what you do: Repeat after me, bridles &&&& gals: Patrick Laine. Patrick Laine. Patrick Laine. Say it often enough and perhaps the deal will happen. Much as I dislike these exercises in futility, where people work up … Continue reading The Monday Morning Quarterback on Patrick Laine, Victor Hedman, the Ex-Rays, the Impact and more!