You can have your Corsi – Jeff Petry got juju eyeballs

Between the third period and the beginning of the overtime Thursday night, a fat moon rose through a haze of streaky cloud over Montreal. It was St. Jean Baptiste. There were intermittent bursts of fireworks. Cars roared past decorated with the Canadiens flag in one window and the Quebec fleur-de-lys in another. It was a … Continue reading You can have your Corsi – Jeff Petry got juju eyeballs

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?