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« Reply #75: December 07, 2021, 10:50:00 PM »
Police dog drops a deuce on centre ice Flyers logo

https://twitter.com/JHallNBCS/status/1467914603011231745

Seems legit...

Did y'all see the Ranger rock the Blackhawk player tonight?  Downright scary...hope he's OK...he was out cold...

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« Reply #76: December 08, 2021, 07:56:54 AM »
Police dog drops a deuce on centre ice Flyers logo

https://twitter.com/JHallNBCS/status/1467914603011231745
The way they have been playing I was going to do the same thing.  But they would not let me in the rink.

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« Reply #78: December 08, 2021, 02:09:30 PM »
Khaira is from the big Punjabi community in Surrey BC...CBC carries "Hockey Night in Canada" in Punjabi; it is a total blast to watch - the announcers are seriously animated superfans. 

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« Reply #79: December 08, 2021, 03:49:17 PM »
Khaira is from the big Punjabi community in Surrey BC...CBC carries "Hockey Night in Canada" in Punjabi; it is a total blast to watch - the announcers are seriously animated superfans.

We saw that show while we were in Toronto a few years ago...almost enough to have made the trip worth it by itself...  :D

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« Reply #80: December 20, 2021, 09:48:00 AM »
NHL players elect to skip the Olympics...

Good on 'em...

Wonder what they do to fill the schedule void this creates?  Covid-19 make-ups, I suppose...

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« Reply #81: December 20, 2021, 10:03:14 AM »
NHL players elect to skip the Olympics...

Good on 'em...

Wonder what they do to fill the schedule void this creates?  Covid-19 make-ups, I suppose...
for health reasons or for the Uighurs and human rights?

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« Reply #82: December 20, 2021, 02:15:24 PM »
for health reasons or for the Uighurs and human rights?

It's always about the money.  Get stuck in China in quarantine for 3-5 weeks and you don't get paid for games you miss while you are out...

I think the entire sports world should skip this frankly...but folks train their entire lives for this moment...I guess they deserve a stage...


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« Reply #83: December 20, 2021, 05:10:50 PM »
NHL players elect to skip the Olympics...

Good on 'em...

Wonder what they do to fill the schedule void this creates?  Covid-19 make-ups, I suppose...
I read somewhere that they were thinking about moving the break earlier to avoid cancellations in January. But what you said makes more sense. Of course arenas probably have plans already.

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« Reply #84: December 20, 2021, 06:46:35 PM »
Where did you hear the players voted that way? I haven’t seen it reported anywhere, although most of the usual commentators believe that’s how it’ll ultimately go.

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« Reply #85: December 20, 2021, 09:09:37 PM »
Where did you hear the players voted that way? I haven’t seen it reported anywhere, although most of the usual commentators believe that’s how it’ll ultimately go.

Wish I had posted the link...can't find it now...will look again...

EDIT:  Found it...FWIW...

https://www.hockeyinsiders.net/articles/report-nhl-players-have-decided-not-to-play-in-oly/

Meanwhile...we have this...

https://www.hockeyinsiders.net/articles/breaking-the-nhl-shuts-down-again/?fbclid=IwAR2yZ8zI7yabqvvbaZCQlrpjLgqcTT_2utFEbS_yRgHpEzo3WpT7C7AZryI

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« Reply #86: December 21, 2021, 07:57:45 AM »
Season will allegedly be locked down tomorrow through ??.

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« Reply #87: December 21, 2021, 09:39:18 AM »
Season will allegedly be locked down tomorrow through ??.

Current plan is tomorrow through Sunday. No games are scheduled Sunday, but teams are allowed to practice or to travel for Monday games. All teams will be required to close their practice facilities and then, on Sunday, all personnel (including players) must test negative before entering.

I saw a report this morning that said the owners may invoke their contractual right to back out of the Olympics in order to use that time to make up all the postponed games (close to 50 games postponed so far). I take that more or less as a given. Stinks for a guy like Ovechkin, but on the other hand, no NHL fan should want his team's players to risk getting stuck quarantining in China for five weeks.


Edited to add two things:

(1) I won't be surprised if the Caps' game Monday is postponed. They're to host Ottawa and I wouldn't be surprised if there are further issues with cross-border travel.

(2) Here's the article from NHL.com. The league and the union are treating this as an extension of the Christmas break that is mandated by the CBA (the CBA also includes a roster freeze for about a week surrounding Christmas): https://www.nhl.com/news/nhl-nhlpa-postpone-five-games-thursday/c-329185602

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« Reply #88: December 21, 2021, 10:18:13 AM »
Much as Ovie must want to represent Россия internationally, he must also have his eye on a different prize these days (894)

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« Reply #89: December 21, 2021, 05:35:56 PM »
Anyone else check out Jackie Redmond's outfit on the NHL Network today? 

The camera man is avoiding close shots and has a banner over her boobs when he does pan in...


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« Reply #91: December 21, 2021, 07:27:37 PM »
Anyone else check out Jackie Redmond's outfit on the NHL Network today? 

The camera man is avoiding close shots and has a banner over her boobs when he does pan in...
Unfortunately I missed that.

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« Reply #92: December 21, 2021, 07:41:51 PM »
Has anyone here been attending games? 

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« Reply #93: December 21, 2021, 07:53:17 PM »
Anyone else check out Jackie Redmond's outfit on the NHL Network today? 

The camera man is avoiding close shots and has a banner over her boobs when he does pan in...

This post is worthless without pictures.

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« Reply #94: December 21, 2021, 09:39:21 PM »
Has anyone here been attending games?

Nope...wouldn't go if they paid me...which we know Ted isn't likely to do...

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« Reply #95: December 21, 2021, 09:40:28 PM »
This post is worthless without pictures.

Someone has to have a screen capture somewhere on the interwebs...

She is often a bit over the top, so to speak, but I think she even outdid herself today...

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« Reply #96: December 22, 2021, 10:41:57 AM »
Bettman just confirmed the NHL is pulling out of the Olympics. No surprise and it's the right decision.

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« Reply #97: December 22, 2021, 11:18:09 AM »
Bettman just confirmed the NHL is pulling out of the Olympics. No surprise and it's the right decision.
Curious as to whether or not counties try and field teams.

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« Reply #98: December 22, 2021, 12:34:25 PM »
Curious as to whether or not counties try and field teams.
If they do, I'm going with Bristol, MA or Hennepin, MN