Thursday, January 31, 2013

It's Thursday




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

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Today is January 31st, the 31st day of 2013. There are 334 days left in the year.

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Islanders' McDonald suspended for two games.

Coyotes hope to have Smith back by weekend.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks (Mr. Cub) is 82; Baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan is 66; Portia de Rossi (Arrested Development) is 40; Kerry Washington (Django's wife in Django Unchained.) is 36; Justin Timberlake is 32; Marcus Mumford of Mumford and Sons is 26.

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Tampa, FL. -- The National Hockey League’s most interesting stat line just might belong to Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Eric Brewer.

Read the rest here.

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The first Super Bowl ad released by Mercedes was a snooze, despite the pretty girl. This one's better.

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University of Minnesota Stays at No. 1
in USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women's College Hockey Poll
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2012-13 Women's College Hockey Poll - #16
(first-place votes in parentheses)
Rank
School
Last Week's Ranking
2012-13 Record
(W-L-T)
Weeks in Top 10
1University of Minnesota, 190 (19)
1
26-0-0
17
2Boston College, 167
3
19-4-2
17
3Boston University, 135
5
17-3-3
17
4Harvard University, 125
2
17-2-1
14
5Cornell University, 120
4
16-4-0
17
6Clarkson University, 97
7
20-6-0
13
7Mercyhurst University, 84
6
19-4-1
17
8University of Wisconsin, 48815-9-211
9University of North Dakota, 44
9
16-10-0
15
10University of Minnesota Duluth, 26
NR
13-8-3
4
Others receiving votes: Northeastern University, 9.
NOTES: The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers are the defending NCAA national champions and earned their 17th straight week as the unanimous No. 1 ... The Western Collegiate Hockey Association leads with four ranked schools, ECAC Hockey boasts three ranked teams while the Hockey East Association has two ranked teams and College Hockey America has one ranked program ... A total of 11 teams received votes.
ABOUT THE POLL: The 16th annual USA Today/USA Hockey MagazineWomen’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 four NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey.

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According to a new study, rich people pay less for car insurance than poor people. [Nationwide is on your side... as long as your side is the right side of town.]

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Ottawa tabs Desjardins as first General Manager.

Ottawa Returning to the Canadian Football League.

Visit the league's official website at cfl.ca.

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The Labrador retriever keeps its 22-year reign as America's top dog. The American Kennel Club's annual ranking of most popular dog breeds shows Labradors in the lead, followed by the German Shepherd and the Golden Retriever.

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Tampa, FL. — Brian A. Ford, entering his seventh year with the Buccaneers, will continue to oversee all of the organization's day-to-day business operations.

Read the rest here.

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A 49-year-old woman was stopped for speeding four times in about 2½ hours on a southern Minnesota interstate while on a mission to make it to her granddaughter's school event. Her first of four tickets came at about 2:30 Friday. The fourth at about 5 PM. She did not make it to her granddaughter's school event.

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I love my Jimmy!

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as watching Super Bowl press conferences, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History

1959 - Elvis Presley's song "I Got Stung/One Night" hit #1 in the U.K. where it remained for 3 weeks.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Salma Hayek and Ice-T guest star in tonight's (8p ET, NBC) 30 Rock series finale.

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Today in Beatles History:

1967 - John Lennon purchased an 1843 circus poster that read "For the Benefit of Mr. Kite."

2010 - "All Together Now" won a Grammy for Best Long Form Music Video. The film documents the story behind the partnership between the Beatles and Cirque de Soleil that resulted in the creation of "LOVE."

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Country music legend Johnny Cash will grace a special stamp issued this year as part of its new music icons series.

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Today in Sports History:

1920 - Joe Malone (Quebec Bullldogs) set an NHL record with 7 goals in a game.

1961 - In Houston, TX, voters approved financing for a domed stadium.

1988 - Herb Alpert performed the U.S. national anthem at Super Bowl XXII. The Washington Redskins beat the Denver Broncos 42-10.

1999 - The Denver Broncos won Super Bowl XXXIII. It was their second consecutive Super Bowl win.

2003 - The Chicago White Sox announced a deal that would change the of Comiskey Park after a 93-year association with the Comiskey name.    

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Around $55 million was spent on food for last year's Super Bowl. If the amount's the same this year, it will take ten million man hours to prepare.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --


Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets 7:30pm EST

Saturday --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Florida Eels 3:00pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers 7:00pm EST

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Florida Eels 9:00pm EST

Sunday --

Nothin' Doin'


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

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