Saturday, February 18, 2012

It's Saturday















It's Saturday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is February 18th, the 49th day of 2012. There are 317 days left in the year. (This is a leap year.)

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Crosby joins non-contact practice, still hopes to play.

You decide: What was the top play of the week?

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

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The first opera performed in America was on this date in 1735. "Flora" (or "Hob in the Well") was presented in Charleston, SC.

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Tampa, FL. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning host the Washington Capitals tonight.

Read the preview right here.

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National Entrepreneurship Week starts today. Today is also Cow Milked While Flying In An Airplane Day and Pluto Day.

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Willie Pile remains docked in Toronto.

Riders re-sign Tristan Jackson.

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

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"The Big Broadcast of 1938" was released on this date in 1938.

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Jimmy and his favorite "Lovie," #1 Flipper.

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"Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" debuted on CBS radio on this date in 1949.

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Today in Elvis History

1956 - Elvis Presley appeared on "Stage Show" for the fourth time. He performed Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" and the ballad "I Was The One."

1959 - Elvis Presley appeared after hours at the Lido Club in Paris while on leave from the U.S. Army.

1970 - Elvis Presley recorded "The Wonder of You."

2004 - It was announced that American Online had released Elvis Presley as it's newest AOL Superbuddy.

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"Bwana Devil" opened on this date in 1953. It was the first three-dimensional feature.

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Today in Beatles History:

1933 - Yoko Ono was born in Tokyo, Japan. She became John Lennon's second wife.

1964 - The Beatles and Cassius Clay were photographed together.

1993 - Paul McCartney began his "The New World Tour" in Milano.

2003 - Paul McCartney announced a new world tour called "Back in the World".

2003 - A 1994 session by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison was released on DVD.

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On this date in 1953, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz signed a contract worth $8,000,000 to continue the "I Love Lucy" TV show through 1955.

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Today in Sports History:

1918 - Georges Vezina (Montreal Canadiens) recorded the first shutout in NHL history. The event came in the third month of the NHL's first season.

1932 - Sonja Henie won her 6th world women’s figure skating title in Montreal, Canada.

1965 - Frank Gifford announced his retirement from football for a career in broadcasting.

1983 - The Indiana Pacers began a 28 game road losing streak.

1984 - Bill Bradley had his New York Knickerbocker number 24 retired at Madison Square Garden.

1984 - The 4,000,000th NBA point was scored.

1984 - Reed Larson (Detroit Red Wings) became the highest scoring American-born player in NHL history. He passed Tom Williams when he got his 432nd point.

1995 - John Stockton (Utah Jazz) became the first player to register 10,000 assists.

1995 - Deion Sanders was a guest on "Saturday Night Live."

1996 - Frankie Fredericks of Namibia became the first man to run 200 meters under 20 seconds indoors. He set the record at 19.92 seconds.

2001 - NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, Sr., was killed in a crash during the Daytona 500 race.

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The space shuttle Enterprise went on its maiden "flight" sitting on top of a Boeing 747 on this date in 1977.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 5:15pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals 7:00pm EST

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 8:00pm EST

Sunday --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Florida Eels 11:30am EST

Monday --

Nothin' Doin'

Tuesday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Anaheim Ducks 7:30pm EST

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Winnipeg Jets 8:30pm EST

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday--

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Pittsburgh Penguins 1:00pm EST

Sunday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at New Jersey Devils 1:00pm EST

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That's it for today. Thanks for stopping by, I hope that you'll do so tomorrow too. Thanks again!

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