Tuesday, November 15, 2011

It's Tuesday












Happy Tuesday to you. Here's what's happening....

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Today is November 15th, the 319th day of 2011. There are 46 days left in the year.

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Connections run deep among Hall of Fame inductees.

Hejduk honored by awarding of Colorado captaincy.

Visit the official league website, http://www.nhl.com.

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Today's Birthdays: Actor Ed Asner is 82; Actor Yaphet Kotto (Homicide: Life on the Street) is 74; Actor Sam Waterston (Law & Order) is 71; Actress Beverly D'Angelo (National Lampoon's Vacation) is 60; Musician Kevin Eubanks (formerly of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno) is 54.

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Winnipeg, MB. -- The Lightning hit a bit of critical mass Monday, and it turned into a 30-minute players-only meeting after a 5-2 loss to the Jets at the MTS Centre.

Players declined to go into specifics about what was discussed but mentioned how frustrating it was that another slow start on the road pushed Tampa Bay (8-7-2) to its second straight loss..

Read the rest here.

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Today is Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day.

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University of Minnesota Retains No. 1 Ranking in
in USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine 
Men's College Hockey Poll

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2011-12 Men's College Hockey Poll - #7
(first-place votes in parentheses)
Rank
School
Last Week's Ranking
2011-12 RecordWeeks in Top 15
1University of Minnesota, 489 (14)
1
10-2-0
6
2Merrimack College, 474 (20)
4
8-0-1
6
3Boston College, 440
2
9-3-0
7
4University of Notre Dame, 376
7
7-2-2
7
5Colorado College, 360
3
5-2-0
7
6Ferris State University, 331
8
9-2-1
4
7University of Michigan, 284
5
7-3-2
7
8University of Minnesota Duluth, 261
13
7-3-2
7
9Yale University, 247
10
4-1-1
7
10Western Michigan University, 214
6
6-3-3
7
11University of Denver, 194
12
4-3-2
7
12Union College, 108
9
5-3-3
7
13Lake Superior State University, 94
11
8-3-1
3
T-14Ohio State University, 52
NR
8-3-1
1
T-14Michigan Tech University, 52
NR
6-3-1
1
Others receiving votes: Boston University, 50; Colgate University, 17; Cornell University, 13; University of Nebraska Omaha, 9; Miami University, 6; Northern Michigan University, 3; Providence College, 3, Dartmouth College, 1; Michigan State University, 1; UMass Lowell, 1.
NOTES: The Central Collegiate Hockey Association leads all conferences with six ranked teams, while the Western Collegiate Hockey Association has five ranked teams and the Hockey East Association and ECAC Hockey have two ranked programs ... A total of 25 teams received votes.
ABOUT THE POLL: The 17th annual USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men’s College Hockey Poll is conducted each week in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association. The poll includes input from coaches and journalists representing each of the five NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey Magazine, the most widely distributed hockey magazine in the world.

2011 USA Hockey Sled Classic, Presented by the NHL,
Set for This Weekend

FASTHockey to Stream Second Annual Event from Vorhees, N.J.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The second annual USA Hockey Sled Classic, presented by the NHL, is set to take place this weekend (Nov. 18-20) at the Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone in Vorhees, N.J. The event is part of Come Play Hockey Month, a joint effort of USA Hockey and the National Hockey League.

The USA Hockey Sled Classic will feature nine sled hockey club teams with ties to National Hockey League teams, including the Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, Pittsburgh Penguins, St. Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning, and tournament host Philadelphia Flyers.

In all, more than 100 of the top sled hockey players in the country will compete in the event, including 13 members of the 2011-12 U.S. National Sled Hockey Team.

The preliminary rounds of the event will take place on Friday (Nov. 18) and Saturday (Nov. 19), with the semifinal round and championship game to be held on Sunday (Nov. 19).

All games will be streamed live and on demand at USAHockey.FASTHockey.com. A full schedule is below.

For complete online coverage of the event, including full rosters, stats and photos, click here.

NOTES: Four teams participated in the inaugural 2010 USA Hockey Sled Classic, presented by the NHL, in Denver, with the Colorado Avalanche Sled Hockey club team emerging with the title ... Admission is free to all games. Media interested in attending the event can contact Rebecca Goodman (rgoodman@comcast-spectacor.com) or Rob Baer (robaer@comcast-spectacor.com) ... For more information on the sport of sled hockey and to view a list of sled hockey teams in the U.S., click here.

2011 USA Hockey Sled Classic, presented by the NHL
Nov. 18-20 • Vorhees, N.J. • Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone

Date Game # Competing Teams* Time (EST)
Fri., Nov. 8 1 Buffalo Sabres vs. Chicago Blackhawks 8:15 a.m.
2 Boston Bruins. vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 8:30 a.m.
3 Carolina Hurricanes vs. Philadelphia Flyers 9:45 a.m.
4 Chicago Blackhawks vs. Colorado Avalanche 2 p.m.
5 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 2:40 p.m.
6 Philadelphia Flyers vs. St. Louis Blues 3:30 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 9 7 Colorado Avalanche vs. Buffalo Sabres 8:15 a.m.
8 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Boston Bruins 8:45 a.m.
9 St. Louis Blues vs. Carolina Hurricanes 9:45 a.m.
10 Play-In Game - No. 8 vs. No. 9 1:10 p.m.
11 Quarterfinal 1 - No. 2 vs. No. 7 4:50 p.m.
12 Quarterfinal 2 - No. 3 vs. No. 6 5:05 p.m.
13 Quarterfinal 3 - No. 4 vs. No. 5 6:20 p.m.
14 Quarterfinal 4 - No. 1 vs. W10 6:40 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 10 15 Semifinal 1 - W11 vs. W12 8 a.m.
16 Semifinal 2 - W13 vs. W14 8:15 a.m.
17 Championship Game - W15 vs. W16 1:15 p.m.
*all games to be streamed live at USAHockey.FASTHockey.com

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ON DVD TODAY - Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts); West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition; My Fair Lady (Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison); Crime Story: The Complete Series (Dennis Farina, David Caruso); Farscape: The Complete Series

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CFL Daily: And then there were four.

Will Messam play in Western Final?

Pierce remains questionable for Eastern Final.

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

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Today is National Bundt Pan Day.

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Beavers Open TicketCity Legends Classic Against West Alabama.

Visit the official football website by clicking here.

Visit the school's official athletics website by clicking here.

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The National Broadcasting Co. (NBC) debuted on this date in 1926 with a radio network of 24 stations. The first network radio broadcast was a four-hour "spectacular."

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The 2011 NFL season is underway. Here's the week ten results:

Week 10

Thursday, November 10th

Oakland 24 at San Diego 17

Sunday, November 13th

Arizona 21 at Philadelphia 19
Tennessee 30 at Carolina 3
Houston 37 at Tampa Bay 9
At Miami 20, Washington 9
Jacksonville 17 at Indianapolis 3
Denver 17 at Kansas City 10
At Dallas 44, Buffalo 7
New Orleans 26 at Atlanta 23 (OT)
St. Louis 13 at Cleveland 12
Pittsburgh 24 at Cincinnati 17
At Seattle 22, Baltimore 17
At San Francisco 27, NY Giants 20
At Chicago 37, Detroit 13
New England 37 at NY Jets 16

Monday, November 14th

Minnesota at Green Bay 8:30 PM

Week 11

Thursday, November 17th

Alltimes Eastern
NY Jets at Denver 8:20 PM

Sunday, November 20th

Tampa Bay at Green Bay 1:00 PM
Carolina at Detroit 1:00 PM
Jacksonville at Cleveland 1:00 PM
Oakland at Minnesota 1:00 PM
Buffalo at Miami 1:00 PM
Dallas at Washington 1:00 PM
Cincinnati at Baltimore 1:00 PM
Arizona at San Francisco 4:05 PM
Seattle at St. Louis 4:05 PM
Tennessee at Atlanta 4:15 PM
San Diego at Chicago 4:15 PM
Philadelphia at NY Giants 8:20 PM

Monday, November 21st

Kansas City at New England 8:30 PM

·Bye: Indianapolis, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Houston

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We're getting close to the holidays -- time to cheat. A relationship expert says the stress of the holiday season, along with excess alcohol, leads to more cheating spouses.

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Gramma and Grampa sure love Jimmy!

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According to a new survey, male nurses are far more macho than the average guy. (Which explains that hot new video game, Call of Duty: Operation Sponge Bath.)

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Today in Elvis History:

1956 - Elvis Presley movie "Love Me Tender" premiered.

1960 - The Elvis Presley movie "G.I. Blues" premiered in Los Angeles to benefit the Hemophilla Foundation. Ronald Reagan, Juliet Prowse and Cesar Romero attended the event. The movie was released nationwide on November 23, 1960.

1975 - The Elvis Presley single "Bringing It Back" hit #65 in the U.S.

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When a California man bought his used Chrysler minivan 15 months ago, he noticed that the window on the passenger side wouldn't roll down all the way. After a trip to his mechanic he knows why: The door panel was crammed with 19 bags of cocaine worth $500,000.

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Today in Beatles History:

1959 - John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison participated in the final round of Carroll Lewis' "TV Star Search." The men were calling themselves Johnny & the Moondogs.

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DENZEL WASHINGTON IS ALIVE - The headline "Denzel Washington Dies In Snowboard Accident" was floating around the Internet Monday. According to one story, the actor was vacationing at a ski resort in Switzerland when he lost control of his snowboard and crashed into a tree.

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Today in Sports History:

1983 - Mike Bossy (New York Islanders) got his 75th career hat trick.

1991 - Ricky Pierce (Seattle Supersonics) began a free throw streak of 75 games.

1992 - Richard Petty drove in the final race of his 35-year career.

1998 - Emmitt Smith (Dallas Cowboys) moved into third place on the all-time touchdown list when he got his 127th.

1998 - Barry Sanders (Detroit Lions) registered his fifth straight 100-yard running game. It was the 75th of his career.

2002 - Mike Modano (Dallas Stars) scored his 1,000th NHL point. He was only the 5th U.S.-born player to reach the milestone.

2002 - Dave Andreychuck (Tampa Bay Lightning) scored his 250th NHL power-play goal.

2005 - Major League Baseball players and owners agreed to tougher penalties for steroid use for the next season. The new rules called for a 50 game suspension for a first offense, 100 games for the second, a lifetime ban for a third, plus testing for amphetamines.

2006 - Emmitt Smith was named winner of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

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In Washington, DC on this date in 1969, a quarter of a million protesters staged a peaceful demonstration against the Vietnam War.

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Coming up:


Tonight --

Nothin' Doin'

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Pittsburgh Penguins 7:30pm EST

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Florida Eels 3:30pm EST

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs Washington Huskies 3:30pm EST

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Ford 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway 4:00pm EST

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Florida Eels 6:15pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs New Jersey Devils 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Green Bay Packers 1:00pm EST

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway 4:00pm EST

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