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How I Got To 500 Posts

The other day I received a notification from WordPress telling me that I had posted my 500th post. The notification came without bells, whistles, or cake. Can you believe that? Not even a cake! I’m not here to cry over … Continue reading

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Woozy

I’ve never broken a bone. Knock on wood. I’ve never had an official nosebleed. Knock on wood. Outside of a torn ligament in my finger and some bruises, I’ve never really been injured. Knock on wood. I’m not a klutz. … Continue reading

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Edmonton Oilers 2017-18 Season Preview

I’ve always considered the Edmonton Oilers my second favourite hockey team. I remember them being an underdog in a playoff series against Dallas in the early 2000s and I’ve been cheering for them ever since. I think within the next … Continue reading

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Detroit Red Wings 2017-18 Season Preview

On New Year’s Day 2014, I found myself standing among a crowd of 100,000 people watching a hockey game at a football stadium in Detroit. It was fun. I couldn’t feel my feet for five hours and I’d do it … Continue reading

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Dallas Stars 2017-18 Season Preview

One of my favourite t-shirts as a kid was a Dallas Stars 1999 Stanley Cup Champions shirt. There’s a birthday photo of me somewhere as a 10-year-old (or thereabouts) wearing it. So for that reason, I’ve always felt a certain … Continue reading

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The Back of The Knee

Hi there. Paul here. Question. Answer…daily double. Sorry, it’s gonna be that kinda post. You know the section on your stats page that tells you what people type into a search engine to find your blog? Yeah? Yeah? Alright, well … Continue reading

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Columbus Blue Jackets 2017-18 Season Preview

When I think of the Columbus Blue Jackets, the first thing that comes to mind is the loud cannon that goes off every time they score a goal in their home arena. Apparently it’s obnoxious and startles people. Perfect! Then … Continue reading

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Colorado Avalanche 2017-18 Season Preview

I don’t know why the Colorado Avalanche were a complete and utter dumpster fire last season, but they were. Perhaps it all started going down the mountain before the first snow fall. Head Coach, Patrick Roy, resigned a month before … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks 2017-18 Season Preview

Here are two memories I have of the Chicago Blackhawks as they relate to the Toronto Maple Leafs. I remember the Chicago Blackhawks were the opponent when the Leafs played their final game at Maple Leaf Gardens in 1999. Chicago … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts XIV

1. In a perfect world, all french fries would be the same length. 2.¬†Every time I open a new pack of tennis balls, I just stand there sniffing them. This sounded less creepy in my head. 3.¬†Last year I predicted … Continue reading

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