Thursday, January 15, 2009

Snark break...

First things first: Cox Bloc presented its Mittenstringer of the Year honour last night.

Paul Maurice's money quote on coming back with the Carolina Hurricanes to coach against the Leafs: "It’s absolutely personal. You get fired, you want to see that team lose every game for the next ten years." Before Leafs fans take offence, find out what hotshot eight-year-old will be available in the the 2018 draft.

Research suggests a lack of projectile weapons was what doomed the Neanderthals. That sounds like what happened Josh Towers when he pitched for the Jays. (Towers is the newest Washington National.)

The Montreal Canadiens are going to stop saying whether a player has an upper-body injury or a lower-body injury. In a related story, the world will spin off its axis today at noon (12:30 in Newfoundland and Labrador).

The only way not to be brought down by the Raptors' struggles is if you picked up Andrea Bargnani in your fantasy league two weeks ago. Thirty-one points, 10 rebounds last night? Losing at home to a bad Chicago Bulls team is superfluous.

This post is worth nothing, but this is worth noting:
  • Former Ottawa 67's goalie Danny Battochio, who now plays for St. Francis Xavier, was named CIS male athlete of the week. What, no love for Lethbridge's Scott Bowles, who stopped 74 of 75 shots in a pair of Pronghorns wins last week?
  • The fact I know that is sad, but it will be even sadder if you don't visit
  • Thirty-six hours until Friday Nights Lights is back on TV, at least for those who do not dabble in the dark world of torrents (or get DirecTV).

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