Jun 23, 2018

The white post

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We are living in some FHFucking weird times my fellow and
feline FHFriends. We've all experienced the good, the bad
and the sad that our individual lives have brought us.

One thing that unites us is song and this beautiful, real life
moment shared with us by Paul is simply joyful.

A Beatles fan or not, you'll see yourself (and yours) in this.


Enjoy Life.
Take care of another.
Peace & Love.

80 comments:

  1. Jamie8:25 PM

    LOVE THIS! Thanks Moeman.

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  2. the Maritimer8:01 AM

    Detroit got the two players I was hoping Timmins would pick, Zadina and Veleno. Veleno didn't get a chance to shine here in Saint John, he was a 16 year old on a stacked Presidents Cup team but you could tell he was good ... he should light up the Q this season with Drummondville.

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    1. Timmins must not has seen anything good in V. Otherwise for sure he would have overpaid to take him and 29.

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  3. Same here the M about those 2 players. But I get the reach on a wing and a prayer that KO can be a #1C. It's just going to be a few years before we know.

    There's a Wings fan just started working with me about a month ago. Talking hockey on Friday about how KO magically moved up in the rankings to see if BBB would take the bait and he did. I said to the guy Zadina is a Detroit type of player, maybe he will drop to 6. He said that would be amazing but no fucking way. Wings did VERY well in this draft. Fucker's going to be happy on Monday.

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  4. That McCartney video btw is amazing. The man is a living god in his hometown, thrill of a lifetime for those folks.

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  5. FHFabulous Absolutely Amazing Fallout commercial, McCartney was good as well. Seriously the best thing I have ever watched on U Tube.

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  6. Anonymous9:20 AM

    I saw the video on the news the other night and I thought it was amazing. How fantastic that must have been the patrons. Obviously the pub owner was in on it and must have been sworn to secrecy, else there would have been mobs and mobs of people. But I couldn't help thinking, surely the owner must have told a close special few 'look I can't tell you why, but you absolutely have to drop everything and come here tonight'

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  7. Anonymous9:22 AM

    Almost a shame to trade a guy named Hawkey...no nic required.

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  8. the Maritimer6:27 AM

    Montreal Canadiens are not on Johnny T's final destination list. I guess money isn't everything...

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    1. FHFuggetaboot him

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    2. Anonymous8:56 AM

      I'd love to be a fly on the wall in bbb's office if he ends up being PFK's teammate.

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    3. JT not wanting to join the Habs circus should come as no surprise to anyone...bbb has way way way too much ego for an actual decent player. He'd want loads of dough then bbb would have to trade him before he played .. a la PK and a la what he is going to do to TFS...this shit show is not over yet boys and girls...he might have drafted reasonably well but there are more shit cards to be played next week...sorry to be a downer but I still have no faith...

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  9. Anonymous8:53 AM

    GAGnon is lamenting that the CH turned their back on Quebeckers. Via twitter:

    Le repêchage est terminé: 11 espoirs pour le #CH: 7 centres, 2 défenseurs, 1 ailier droit, 1 ailier gauche. Un gars du Québec, Samuel Houde.

    which says the draft is over, 11 hopefuls for the CH: 7 centres, 2 D, 1 right wing, 1 left wing. One guy from Quebec, Samuel Houde.

    He may have written an article about it but I won't bother. Good push-back by Connor McKenna this morning.

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  10. Anonymous9:26 AM

    Very happy for Lego.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capitals-insider/wp/2018/06/22/danish-embassy-welcomes-the-capitals-greatest-dane/?utm_term=.06fb3c7f60cf


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  11. I think somebody probably mentioned this in one of the draft day threads, but the biggest take away from this weekend is that it's clear that Molson has no intention of replacing Bergevin before the end of his current contract, considering he drafted a 2-3 year development project. And I assume since he has no intention of replacing Ego 2, Ego 1 will remain intact as Prez. It seems as though Pacioretty's time as a Hab is nearing an end. Trading him after his worst offensive season of his career and trying to swap a scoring winger for a top centre. Good luck with that.

    And thank you to JT for leaving the Habs off your list. We can have 14 fourth liners for $14 million, thank you very much!

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    1. the Maritimer12:32 PM

      Or, 7 4th liners, 5 #7 D, a couple washed up Russian or Czech wingers still lying around... and a partridge in a pear tree.

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  12. As promised, your

    Phone Booth Hero!

    sung to the cheesy Foreigner tune, "Juke Box Hero"

    Living in Finland, land of Kurri fame
    Couldn't get a ticket, it was a sold out game
    Heard the roar of the crowd, he could picture the scene
    Put his ear to the ice, then like a distant scream
    He heard one slapshot, just blew him away
    He saw pucks in his eyes, and the very next day

    Bought a beat up Koho, in a secondhand store
    Didn't know how to tape it, but he knew for sure
    That Koho wood, felt good in his hands, didn't take long, to understand
    Just one stick blade, curved sweet down low
    Was a one way ticket, only one way to go
    So he started skatin', ain't never gonna stop
    Gotta keep on skatin', someday gonna win the Stanley Cup

    And be a phone booth hero, goals in his sights, Jesperi Kot-kan-iemi
    He took one Koho, Kot-kan-iemi, goals in his sights
    Phone booth hero, (CH in his eyes) He'll pot five tonight

    In the American Airlines Center, in the Dallas din
    Thought he passed Koivu's shadow, caught the eye of Timmins
    Like a trip through the past, to Captain Saku's reign
    And that first-round selection, made his whole life CHange
    Now he needs to keep on skatin', and take his sweet time
    Gotta keep developin', to be a Center on the first line

    And be a phone booth hero, got CH in his eyes
    Jesperi Kot-kan-iemi, goals in his sights
    Yeah, Kot-kan-iemi, goals in his sights
    With that Koho wood, (CH in his eyes)
    He'll come alive, he'll pot five tonight... Woah

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    1. Great Job SiM! Very well thought out and a great song to parody!

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    2. the Maritimer7:13 PM

      Wow!! That was excellent, I could hear Foreigner playing in my mind's eye!! Great lyrics SiM.

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    3. oh yeah our boy has a theme song, great stuff Scott. Maybe you could do a DBMB to Cold as Ice?

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    4. Nice! Love that song, cheese and all!
      Bonus - the kid's a foreigner.

      So, another nick possibility - PBH? KO is prob the way to go tho.

      FWIW i still have my KOHO from 1987

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  13. the Maritimer7:17 PM

    DSP is available if bargainbin wants him back. Colorado has cut the Yak loose, maybe he ends up in 'Zona with is junior bud gCHuk.

    Stupid prediction: Max is traded for picks and spare parts, bargainbin will sign Bozak and JVR as stop gap measure until the kids are ready in 2023.

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    1. please dont give me nightmares like that

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  14. the Maritimer7:28 PM

    The leaf will be blowing JT hard tonight... there will be DNA all over the room... Yuck!

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  15. the Maritimer7:30 PM

    Can you imagine the collective circle jerk by the SFU if the leaf manage to convince JT to sign with them?!?? Mother of Mercy!!

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    1. it would be a clusterfuck of global proportions. the whole world would forget about Trump for a least two seconds.

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  16. the Maritimer8:22 PM

    So long Auto, Fuck-All-ee and some Laval Rockets... Lots of rumours out there, I actually hope the UFAs being courted by the dumpster diver tell him to take a hike. The high end guys want nothing to do with Les Canadiens and the current management. That's why they end up with the Karlzners of the league.

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    1. Hockey is a tuff biz on the ice, its all chum deals afterwards. DGMB has made himself a Soprano of sorts, not Tony of course.

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    2. Yeah he's less of a Pauly Walnuts kind of guy and more of a Marky Mark.

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    3. Auto will find a role on another team, always liked his effort. BbB's penchant for signing LWers makes him dispensable.

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    4. Sorry to see no room for Auto but he'll land elsewhere I bet. I wonder if the new coaching and qualifying offer to BigMac might help him actually find his game.

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  17. Can I just be optomistic for a second. Coko or TFC or Blazer (its a jacket coco) could be a Kopitar,
    second pick could be Temuu Slanne, third pick sees himself as Forsberg. So we got three future hall of famers in one draft. drop the mic

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    1. Hey anything's possible. Hopefully Bouchard cleans up the mess in Laval and by theti e they reach the bigs, we have a coach that doesn't fear using youngsters.

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  18. PatCHes changed his agent at the 11th hour and nixed deals that would have made him a Shark or a King (or perhaps as a result of the failure to get his number and term with either team). I know his parents like to commute up from CT (6-7 hour drive) to see their grandkids so my guess is his preference would be to stay in the Northeast.

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    1. And St Pad for nic like KOHO alot. I had one of those with a round fiberglass shaft it was the bomb in the day.

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    2. KoolKat? TKO? KOHO? Koho + YOLO for Ylonen if they are ever on the same line

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  19. With JT not on the Montreal list, I say last straw for Dick.

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    1. the Maritimer8:25 AM

      JT took a look at that Habs lineup and said wtf? That's worse than I already got. Next.

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  20. In reality, the Habs should 'dump' Pacioretty at this point for a 2nd round pick and a prospect. Put that money towards signing Stastny (3 years) and JVR (5 years). You've got your centre in Stastny and JVR will replace the goal scoring.
    Only other move is if you could sucker somebody to take Alzner and replace him with literally anybody else. I know this won't happen, because not only did MB give him a ridiculous contract, but also a modified no trade clause, which probably means he lists either teams he will or will not go to.

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    1. the Maritimer12:04 PM

      After reading Engels latest article it seems obvious that Max is gone. bargainbin had a deal lined up with Leapin' Lou, Max for #11 or 12 plus whatever until Wahlstrom and Dobson fell into the Ilanders lap. Then, Max didn't like what Rob Blake was offering in LA so he fired Brisson and hired Walsh. The Habs can't bring Max back.

      I like the JVR option, he has great hands and will actually go to the net for deflections and rebounds unlike Perimeter shooter Max. I'm not keen on Stastny but would welcome ROR, the Habs are more than willing to eat that $7.5mil bonus on July 1. If the Habs sign those two it might make them somewhat competitive, if they can fix that wretched defence, and I'm including Weber in that sorry bunch. Also, if Price can get his head out of his ass and stop feeling sorry for himself...

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  21. The one thing I was actually hoping to get out of the draft was Wendell Clark's boy. Imagine Clark and Domi on the Habs! Sucking like the leaf of the 90's.

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  22. Bringing down the house for Hughes, another tank is just what the doctor ordered. Mr Molson should say we are saving x millions in cap space so free lifetime t shirts for the FHF group.

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  23. Nic for Toronto GM has to be boy dumbass

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  24. If I am JT I take the leaf offer of one year 15 mill

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    1. the Maritimer8:56 PM

      $182,926.83 per game. Chump change for ml$e.

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  25. Turns out TSN690's Tony Marinaro was spreading unsubstantiated shit around yesterday about what he "has been hearing" in regards to PatCHes. Fact-based journalists Jack Todd and Brian Wilde debunked it. The numbers thrown around were not based on anything beyond rumour. He is still a Hab, but may well be traded. In the meantime, the one fact known is his change of agents to Mr. Walsh (also Jonathan Drouin's agent). So carry on.

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    1. Anonymous11:23 AM

      Wouldn't be the first time. As for Todd, he's been a huge bbb supporter even through some his his most dumb-ass moves. And he tells fans how they should feel. Not my cup of tea. Granted I may be a little biased since he found it necessary to state '...a female caller... during the PK trade. What the hell difference did it make what sex the caller was? Would he have specified the gender if it were a male caller?

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    2. juce, if that's you, you should sign your anonymous posts (just a thought)

      I find Todd is improving with age, but there is still a ways to go. He is a good guy and a great writer, but not the type to dig deep and deliver expert analysis.

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  26. I can read enough french to get the gist of this. Le Plan! Everybody on board

    http://www.lapresse.ca/sports/mathias-brunet/201806/26/01-5187220-le-plan.php

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    1. St Pad use the translate button:) WTF it does not work, this really is a French product.
      I read build the team around old men.

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    2. the Maritimer9:46 AM

      As always, le Plan de bergevin = Carey Price.

      Bend over and kiss your ass goodbye.

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    3. A good read. He projects that if everyone develops to their potential, the team can be competitive by 2021, and still fairly young. Makes the case there is little to gain in the Habs acquiring JT or Stastny, given that supposition.

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    4. An OK read, not much new info but agree that signing a Stasny vs. trading PatCHes is weird considering age/output.

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  27. Have you seen this?
    https://www.nhl.com/news/john-tavares-gets-free-bagels-if-he-stays-with-new-york-islanders/c-299260988?tid=281396148

    Now I'm no expert, but I've heard that MTL bagels are far superior to NY bagels. Suppose we actually wanted JT, would a lifetime supply of MTL bagels PLUS a promise that a Molson product never need touch his lips at least get the Habs in the room with him?

    Discuss.

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    1. The WORST Montreal bagel > the BEST NYC bagel ever baked

      ...and that's just a fact. Ask the Spaceman (Bill Lee)

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    2. Not even close, MTL wins hands-down.

      Bigger question is St. Viateur or Fairmount. I say they are equals.

      https://thetakeout.com/why-the-montreal-bagel-is-the-superior-bagel-1798260390

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  28. Steve Earle / Marc Ribot: Srinivas Just wow

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    1. Saw that. Beyond noice.

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  29. KidA writes about being a Hab;

    https://www.nhl.com/canadiens/news/why-montreal-brendan-gallagher-wrote-a-story-for-us-about-what-makes-montreal-such-a-special-place-to-play/c-299297208

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    1. Attributed to KidA, and you know he'll stand by every word, but we all know it was ghost-written by the CH Comms team (and reads like an advertisement/enticement to potential FA signees). Note how PatCHes is nowhere to be found in official Habs promotional spots. In fact, the only active player mentioned is TFS. So I don't think he'll be going anywhere.

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    2. I agree he got help 'writing' it. I think KidA is the TRUE Hab. He reminds me of the RoadRunner.

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    3. the Maritimer2:17 PM

      I was going to comment on that piece and decided not too. However, I agree with Scott, much of it is propaganda from an organization that is still trying to live on it's history and the backs of former great players. Sure, you won 24 Stanley Cups but it's now 25 years (and counting) in the rear view mirror and fading fast. Brendan Gallagher is a good player and I like him but he is not anywhere near the caliber of Yvan Cournoyer, my favourite player as a youngster. BG can't skate or shoot like the Roadrunner could and Yvan would NEVER take the beatings Gallagher does on a nightly basis. John Ferguson or Larry Robinson would never allow it to happen. When you stop and think about it, there is so much missing from the present day Habs.

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    4. My Roadrunner comparison needs details, like the happy go lucky small player that takes no shit and is alwasy near the net.

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    5. the Maritimer4:46 PM

      True. Gallagher is also like Camalleri was... proud to wear that jersey. If Max had kidG's heart he would be a heck of a player.

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  30. I think it was theM. that mentioned how good 'WestWorld' is.

    It is the best sci-fi-ish series I've yet to see. The season finale was incredible.

    The two writers just keep us guessing what's next and that is one of the best things about the show.

    The acting is sublime, the music integrated into various scenes needs a real close listen.

    I've read a review that calls the show Shakespearean. It truly is.

    Also, too, the WestWorld actresses. ; )

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    1. the Maritimer12:17 PM

      Word.

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    2. I thought it was the finale that moved Westworld into the top tier last year. I have only watched one or two eps this year but will binge watch it now. It is the kind of series that demands a binge.

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  31. Speaking to Patches not being mentioned in the Habs' promotional spots, I was at Sobeys at lunch and they often have framed artwork of the sporting/music variety for auction as a fundraiser. Today I noticed it was a Habs oriented piece, nicely framed and matted with four individual players showcased in each corner. kidA, Drouin, Price, Weber. No sign of the captain. Just thought it was interesting when I noticed that. Also, not paying the starting bid of $200 for something like that until this regime (or a new one) proves to me they are worth my hard earned cash.

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  32. Anonymous1:44 PM

    A TVA reporter, Lariviere, reports that the Habs have interest in Voynov. How fucking low can you go? Than again, nothing would surprise me where current management is concerned.

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  33. the Maritimer2:05 PM

    There is so much crap out there about this player and that player... it's getting annoying. A lot of it is just to generate fan interest and the majority is click-bait. Bottom line, I expect them to be a lottery team and they fucking better not be trading 1st round picks for questionable 1st line centers or supposed top 4 D. Keep your damn picks and develop some players. Like Saint Paddy, this bunch of clowns aren't getting a nickel out of me for any of their "brand".

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    1. For a club looking to live off their history the sure are doing all they can to destroy it. Clubs of old would never hang their captain out to dry the way bbb has with Patches... disgraceful!

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    2. What K3X said. I never thought he was truly captain material in the first place, mind, but AF and BBB concurred: it was either him or PFK and the latter wasn't their cup of tea. Leadership is supplied by KidA now. Dish too. Bring back PleXXX

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    3. If you want a lottery pick hire DGMB. We want a lottery pick for the next two years. Then with BBQ and TFS pushing their walkers to the rink we unleash the Kraken.

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  34. Am I the only one that thinks this whole Tavares thing is way too LeBron-ian for hockey? Or is that from a fan of a team that he said 'no thanks' to? Hey, if he would sign for my team at what he's actually worth (9 per year), I'd take him in a heartbeat. But I expect we're going to see somebody pony up 11 or 12 on a long term contract. Wouldn't be surprised if he ends up with an 8 year, $91m contract with the Isles or leaf.

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    1. It was bound to get there in this league too. JT was serendipitous is all. But if facial hair isn't important to him, I bet he comes back home to Lou and tests the NYI to match whatever the best pie-in-the-sky deal some moronic GM offers him.

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  35. > https://fourhockeyfans.blogspot.com/2018/06/sexy-friday-goes-into-canadian-long.html

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  36. Here's a thought: listening to Captain Kirk give a little speech to the newbies yesterday in the "combine", and he was talking about the yaddayadda blah blah, history and tradition and such. And I thought, what if they took down all the banners and "To you from falling hands" plaques and other memorabilia and Stanley Cup reminders of the glory days and packed 'em all away and told the world they won't be pulled out again until the organization brings home #25. And incentive for the whole organization to pull together and FHFUCKING FHFIGHT for the RIGHT to yak about the "storied club history"

    It. Has. To. Be. Earned.

    We are falling into Laff-land. Let's hold ourselves to a higher standard. It's been 25 years since the last Cup win and it's time to stop living in the past if we ever want to feel the hunger - the real hunger to win - like Ovie showed this past playoff.

    Cuz that's bold and that's a statement and that's what it will take.

    Thank you, sermon over. Back to you, Geoff. The torch, as you are fond of saying, is in your hands.

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    1. Falling into Leaf-land...? Mate ...We've been living la vida for about 5 years now! Fully immersed I am afraid!

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