Tuesday, November 20, 2012

It's Tuesday




It's Tuesday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is November 20th, the 325th day of 2012. There are 41 days left in the year.

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NHL urges NHLPA to bring full CBA proposal to table.

Report: Spacek to retire after 13 NHL seasons.

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

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On this date in 1789, New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights.

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Boston College Retains No. 1
in USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2012-13 Men's College Hockey Poll - #7
(first-place votes in parentheses)
Rank
School
Last Week's Ranking
2012-13 RecordWeeks in Top 15
1Boston College, 509 (33)
1
9-1-0
8
2University of Denver, 475 (1)
2
9-1-0
8
3University of New Hampshire, 420
6
8-1-1
5
4University of Minnesota, 405
3
7-2-2
8
5Miami University, 376
4
6-4-2
8
6University of Notre Dame, 331
7
8-3-0
8
7University of North Dakota, 310
5
5-3-2
8
8Union College, 281
8
6-2-1
8
9Western Michigan University, 208
9
6-3-1
8
10Boston University, 201
11
6-4-0
8
11Dartmouth College, 144
12
5-1-2
2
12St. Cloud State University, 100
15
6-4-0
2
13Cornell University, 97
10
3-3-2
8
14University of Nebraska-Omaha, 56
NR
7-5-0
1
15Harvard University, 41
NR
6-3-1
3
Others receiving votes: Colorado College, 28; Quinnipiac University, 28; University of Michigan, 21; Ferris State University, 19; Niagara University, 11; St. Lawrence University, 6; University of Alaska, 5; Yale University, 4; College of the Holy Cross, 3; UMass Lowell, 1.
NOTES: The Boston College Eagles claim sole possession of the No. 1 ranking for the fifth straight week and sixth time this season; Minnesota and Boston College split the preseason No. 1 ranking. ... The Western Collegiate Hockey Association leads all conferences with five ranked programs this week. ECAC Hockey has four ranked teams while the Central Collegiate Hockey Association and the Hockey East Association each have three ranked squads ... A total of 25 teams received votes.
ABOUT THE POLL: The 18th 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.

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There's a new, permanent addition to the Johnny Blog. My wife's best friend, Debbie Deane, made a video in honor of my wife. It's at the top of the right hand column. I hope you take the time to watch it, it's very good. Then, scroll down to my blog links and click Down Memory Lane. She can make you a video too.

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It’s Civil War week for the 116th time and while head coach Mike Riley hasn’t seen them all; he’s seen his share since growing up in Corvallis and being around the game when his late father Bud Riley was a coach at Oregon State in the 1960s. The media met with Coach Riley and quarterback Sean Mannion following practice Monday in the Merritt Truax Center.

Read the rest here.

Visit the Oregon State Athletics department official web site.

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On this date in 1901, the second Hay-Pauncefoot Treaty provided for construction of the Panama Canal by the U.S.

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Argos, Stamps set to clash in Grey Cup for third time.

Morris: Long winter ahead for disappointed Lions.

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

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The radio program "The Rise of the Goldbergs," later known as "The Goldbergs," made its debut on the NBC Blue Network on this date in 1929.

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Riders making changes to coaching staff.

Visit the team's official website, http://www.riderville.com/.

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Britain's Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh in Westminster Abbey on this date in 1947.

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Tampa, FL. —
The Bucs had never before come back to win after going down by 10 or more points with six minutes to play, but they did it on Sunday in Charlotte because a well-coached team refused to lose its calm.

Read the rest here.

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Britain, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark and Sweden met to create the European Free Trade Association on this date in 1959.

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Jimmy liked the slide.

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Beats taking out the trash, doesn't it?

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Today in Elvis History

1955 - Elvis Presley's contract with Sun Records, including all previously released and recorded material, was sold to RCA Records for $35,000.

1972 - Elvis Presley announced plans for the "Aloha From Hawaii" concert and that the Kui Lee Cancer Fund would receive benefits from the show.

1992 - The Elvis Presley album "The King Of Rock'n'Roll - The Complete 50's Masters" was certified platinum by the RIAA.

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The Census Clock at the Department of Commerce in Washington, DC, went past 200 million on this date in 1967.

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Today in Beatles History:

1960 -In Germany, it was discovered that George Harrison was under 18 years of age. The next day he was deported. The remaining Beatles continued without him for several days before they were deported.

1976 - George Harrison was a guest on "Saturday Night Live."

1982 - The Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson duet "The Girl Is Mine" hit #8 in the U.K.

1995 - A new Beatles recording, "Free As a Bird," began airing on radio stations. The song had debuted on ABC-TV the night before.

2003 - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced that George Harrison would be inducted as a solo artist on March 15, 2004. Harrison had already been inducted as a member of the Beatles.

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An estimated 100 million people watched the controversial ABC-TV movie "The Day After" on this date in 1983. The movie depicted the outbreak of nuclear war.

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Today in Sports History:

1942 - The National Hockey League (NHL) ended their regular season over-time until World War II was over.

1962 - Mickey Mantle was named the American League Most Valuable Player for the third time.

1965 - Chick Hearn began a 3,000 game streak of play-by-play calls for the Los Angeles Lakers.

1997 - A.C. Green played in his 907th straight game for the Dallas Mavericks.

1997 - Eric Lindros (Philadelphia Flyers) tried to bite Marty McSorley (San Jose Sharks). 

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On this date in 1990, The space shuttle Atlantis landed at Cape Canaveral, FL, after completing a secret military mission.

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Tonight --

Nothin' Doin'

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --\

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs Oregon Ducks 3:00pm EST

Sunday --

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Atlanta Falcons 1:00pm EST

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

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