Friday, February 22, 2013

It's Friday

It's Friday. Here's what's happening.


Today is February 22nd, the 53rd day of 2013. There are 312 days left in the year.


Oilers' Hall faces hearing for incident vs. Wild.

NHL Network brings non-stop action this weekend.

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Today's Birthdays: Actor Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Sex and the City) is 54; Paul Lieberstein (Toby Flenderson on The Office) is 46; Actor Thomas Jane (Hung) is 44; Actress Drew Barrymore (Grey Gardens, 50 First Dates) is 38.


Tampa, FL. -- A hard-fought effort, even in defeat, served as no indication of the Tampa Bay Lightning’s recent play on Thursday night.

Steven Stamkos and Cory Conacher each scored goals, and Anders Lindback made 22 saves, but as the Bolts fell to the Boston Bruins 4-2 in front of a 10th consecutive sellout crowd of 19,204 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

The defeat snapped Tampa Bay’s modest two-game win streak, while the Bruins’ victory was their second in as many games.

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Today (Friday) is Margarita Day.


Ferrone, Gorrell & Winfield highlight 2013 Induction Class.

FA13: Roughriders ink DB Carlos Thomas.

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Sunday is the Daytona 500 and the Oscars.


Tampa, FL. — Speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine, Bucs Head Coach Greg Schiano made it clear that he believes Josh Freeman can help the Buccaneers achieve their ultimate goals.

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The Edinburgh Zoo says it sees signs that its endangered panda bears may soon begin mating. [The female has gone on a diet, and the male was seen shopping for a toupee.]

... The mall's manager said parents "have to be more responsible. We have had so many complaints."


Jimmy and his playground.


You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as cleaning house, isn't it?


Today in Elvis History

1956 - Elvis Presley entered the music charts for the first time with "Heartbreak Hotel."

1992 - The Elvis Presley album "From The Heart - His Greatest Love Songs" hit #4 in the U.K.


Are we suffering app overload? People download a lot of apps, but they abandon 95 percent of them, according to a a new study (by Nuance). Bottom line: We keep using the same apps. Facebook, YouTube, Google Play, Google Search, and Gmail were the top five apps in both 2011 and 2012.


Today in Beatles History:

1963 - The Beatles formed their Northern Music Publishing Company. Michael Jackson eventually purchased it.

1965 - Filming for the Beatles' second movie, "HELP!" began in the Bahamas.

1992 - Michael Jackson's "Remember The Time" hit #3 in the U.K. The b-side was Jackson's cover of the Beatles' "Come Together."

2003 - Paul McCartney performed a concert as a birthday gift for Wendy Whitworth. Ralph Whitworth offered to pay McCartney $1 million to play a show in San Diego for about 150 guests. McCartney agreed and said he would donate the money to the charity Adopt-A-Minefield.


A 17-year-old in Santa Fe, New Mexico, just wanted to throw a snowball at his friends. While sitting in a ski slop chairlift. 45 feet off the ground. The 17-year-old must have thrown so hard that he knocked himself off the seat, dangled from the chairlift for a bit, then fell. Luckily they put skilifts over snowy mountains and, despite an ambulance ride the the hospital, he was OK. See the video.


Today in Sports History:

1860 - Organized baseball’s first game was played in San Francisco, CA.

1962 - Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia Warriors) attempted 34 free throws in a game against St. Louis.

1969 - Barbara Jo Rubin became the first woman to win a U.S. thoroughbred horse race.

1980 - The U.S. beat the U.S.S.R. 4-3 in Olympic hockey en route to a gold medal.

1985 - George Gervin (San Antonio Spurs) scored his 25,000th career point.

1992 - Don Nelson (Golden State) won his 700th games as a coach.

1993 - Glenn Anderson (Toronto Maple Leafs) became the 36th NHL player to score 1,000 points.

1995 - The NFL and CBS Radio agreed to a new four-year contract for an annual 53-game package of games.


The Season 3 trailer of HBO's Game of Thrones makes its exclusive world premiere on Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) tonight. A big fan of the series, Kimmel kicks off the countdown to the new season premiere, which happens on Sunday, March 31.


Coming Up:

Tonight --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

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

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes 7:00pm EST

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

Sunday --

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

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway 1:00pm EST

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

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


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

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