Thursday, February 17, 2011

It's Thursday













It's Thursday. Here's what's happening.

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Today is February 17th, the 48th day of 2011. There are 317 days left in the year.

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Leafs end drought in Buffalo with win.

Devils continue surge by beating 'Canes.

Kings top Jackets in shootout.

Flyers ride fast start to win in Florida.

Brouwer leads Hawks past Wild.

Flames stay hot by beating Stars.

Penguins top Avs in OT.

Capitals snap slump by beating Ducks.

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Today is My Way Day. (Cue Frank Sinatra.)

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Fargo defenseman Cooper commits to UNO.

Black Hawks players of the week.

USHL Players of the week.

Insurance company refuses to pay charity for fans' amazing $50,000 hockey shot.

Waterloo blanks Bucs.

Stars' weekend preview.

Off the ice with the Tri-City Storm.

Condra records assist in NHL debut.

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Today is World Human Spirit Day.

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Ticats make a move, sign Avon Cobourne.

Tisdale heads West, joins Stamps.

Lions lockup free agent DL Eric Taylor.

Champs make splash, sign Dwight Anderson.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

Visit the leagues' official website, http://www.cfl.ca/.

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Jimmy eats lunch outside.







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On this date in 1801, the U.S. House of Representatives broke an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr. Jefferson was elected president and Burr became vice president.

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Today in Elvis History:

1958 - The Elvis Presley movie "Jailhouse Rock" opened in the U.K.

1958 - Production for the Elvis Presley movie "King Creole" began in New Orleans, LA. Filming was nearly impossible due to the large crowds in the streets.

1960 - Elvis received his first gold record for "Elvis."

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"Newsweek" was first published on this date in 1933.

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Today in Beatles History:

1975 - John Lennon released "Rock n' Roll." It was his last record before he left the music business for 5 years.

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On this date in 1933, Blondie Boopadoop married Dagwood Bumstead, three years after Chic Young’s popular strip "Blondie" first debuted.

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Today in Sports History:

1924 - Swimmer Johnny Weissmuller set a world record in the 100-yard freestyle. He did it with a time of 52-2/5 seconds in Miami, FL.

1943 - Joe DiMaggio (New York Yankees) joined the U.S. Army as a voluntary inductee.

1962 - Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia Warriors) scored 67 points against St. Louis.

1967 - Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia Warriors) score the first of an NBA record 35 consecutive goals without a miss.

1968 - The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame opened in Springfield, MA.

1979 - Jerry Sloan became the first player for the Chicago Bulls to have his number retired. He wore #4.

2003 - Emmitt Smith (Dallas Cowboys) and owner Jerry Jones agreed that releasing Smith from the team was a "win-win situation." The formal announcement was made on February 27.

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The Voice of America began broadcasting to the Soviet Union on this date in 1947.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings 7:30pm EST

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers 7:30pm EST

Sunday --

Nothin' Doin'

Monday --

Nothin' Doin'

Tuesday--

Nothin' Doin'

Wednesday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Phoenix Coyotes 7:30pm EST

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs New Jersey Devils 7:30pm

Saturday --

Nothin' Doin'

Sunday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers 1:00pm EST

MJHL Playoff Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Hampton Roads Junior Whalers 8:00pm

Monday --

MJHL Playoff Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Hampton Roads Junior Whalers 9:15am (Followed immediately by deciding mini-game, if necessary)

Tuesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Wednesday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at New Hersey Devils 7:00pm EST

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins 7:00pm EST

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

Nothin' Doin'

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That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, see you tomorrow.

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