Chronicles

Lowetide
February 11 2012 08:05AM

Over several decades, I've known many special "hockey days" in Canada. Some of those memories are wonderful, others bittersweet and some of them forgotten by those old enough and unknown to the next generations.

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LIKE A THIEF IN THE NIGHT

Lowetide
February 10 2012 05:10PM

Sometimes when people sit down to create music, everything clicks. Sometimes it does not. Oiler fans are on the home stretch of another viewing of Groundhog Day. Who should they blame? The management? The coach? The players?

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ALES HEMSKY: GET WHAT YOU CAN

Robin Brownlee
February 10 2012 03:17PM

Is there any debate that if Edmonton Oilers GM Steve Tambellini moves Ales Hemsky by the NHL's Feb. 27 trade deadline he'll be giving him away for pennies on the dollar? Of course there isn't. The only thing worse would be getting nothing for him.

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WERE THE INJURIES CONNECTED?

Jason Gregor
February 10 2012 12:14PM

Many are wondering if Ryan Nugent-Hopkins's shoulder injuries are connected? Unless you are the doctor or trainer working on Nugent-Hopkins, then you are likely only speculating. Our natural instinct is to assume they are related, and they might be, but there is also a good chance they weren't.

The are actually three joints of the shoulder, and that is why it is possible that the injuries aren't directly connected. I'm far from a doctor or even a trainer, but the joints are the glenohumeral, acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular. I can barely spell them, so I won't try and explain what they are, so I linked to them if you want to know more.

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ON THE ROAD: CONTIKI EPISODE I

Wanye
February 10 2012 01:39AM

Contiki is one of these touring companies that drags lazy back packers around showing you things you wouldn’t see if you are traveling on your own. Cause if you are a lazy backpacker traveling on your own odds are you are simply going to see the inside of your hotel room, the cheapest restaurant within a 5 minute walk and then the bars.

The wonderful, wonderful bars.

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