Saturday, February 18, 2012

It's Saturday

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


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


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

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

Visit the official league website,


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


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

Read the preview right here.


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


Willie Pile remains docked in Toronto.

Riders re-sign Tristan Jackson.

Visit the leagues' official website,


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


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


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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'


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

Sunday --

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


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

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