Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Today is October 14th, the 286th day of 2014. There are 79 days left in the year.


Must see: Stralman makes unreal kicking save.

Stamkos ties franchise record with eighth hat trick.| Watch: Hat trick.

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Today's Birthdays: Harry Anderson (Dave’s World, Night Court) is 62. Steve Coogan (Night at the Museum) is 49. Usher is 36. Stacy Keibler (Dancing With the Stars) is 35.


Tampa, FL. -- Last season, Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos awoke from an early-season scoring slumber with a hat trick in game No. 4 against Florida en route to an injury-abbreviated 25 goals for the season.

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On this date in 1879, Thomas Edison signed an agreement with Jose D. Husbands for the sale of Edison telephones in Chile.


University of Minnesota Again Unanimously Ranked No. 1 in USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine College Hockey Poll
30 Schools Receive Votes in This Week's College Hockey Poll
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2014-15 Men's College Hockey Poll - Regular Season #3

(First-place votes in parentheses)
RankSchoolLast Week's Rank2014-15 RecordWeeks in Top 15
1.University of Minnesota, 510 (34)12-0-03
2.Union College, 42172-0-03
3.University of North Dakota, 37721-1-03
4.Colgate University, 36751-1-03
5.Providence College, 34041-1-03
6.Ferris State University, 32881-0-03
7.St. Cloud State University, 31761-1-03
8.Boston College, 31330-1-03
9.UMass Lowell, 241n/a1-0-01
10.University of Michigan, 17490-1-03
11.Miami University, 142101-1-03
12.Minnesota State University, 124111-1-03
13.Boston University, 121151-0-03
14.Quinnipiac University, 61n/a1-0-01
15.Cornell University, 53140-0-02
Others Receiving Votes: Ohio State University, 44; University of Denver, 24; Michigan Tech University, 20; University of Wisconsin, 15; University of Minnesota Duluth, 15; University of Vermont, 12; Yale University, 12; University of Alaska, 11; Bemidji State University, 11; University of Notre Dame, 9; Robert Morris University, 9; University of Alaska Anchorage, 5; Northeastern University, 3; Clarkson University, 1.
Notes: A total of 30 schools received votes in this week's poll ... The ECAC, Hockey East Association and National Collegiate Hockey Conference each have four schools in the top 15. The Big Ten Conference has two and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association has one ranked team ... This is Minnesota's third week at number one; its second unanmious week ... UMass Lowell and Quinnipiac both broke into the top 15 for the first time this season ... This season's previous polls can be found here.
About the Poll: The 20th 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 six NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey.


On this date in 1887, Thomas Edison and George E. Gouraud reached an agreement for the international marketing rights for the phonograph.


The Tampa Bay Juniors Elite team stretched their win streak to six games over the weekend, with a pair of wins at the Roswell Bulldogs.
On Saturday, October 11th, the Juniors won 5-1. Jared Goudreau, Christopher Aastrom, Romain Wild, Trey Stern and Brock Thompson scored goals. Michael Krch made 27 saves. The power play went 2-for-3 and the penalty kill was 5-of-5.
On Sunday, October 12th, the Juniors won in overtime, 5-4. Jared Goudreau scored twice, including the game winner 15 seconds into the extra session. Nick Frankich, Trey Stern and Brock Thompson scored goal. Michael Krch, in relief of starter Nick Levesque, made 21 saves. The power play was 3-for-6 and the penalty kill was 4-of-6.

Coming up this weekend, both teams will be in action. On Saturday, October 18th, the Empire Juniors play Palm Beach at 5:15pm, while the Elite team has the night off. On Sunday, the Florida Eels will be the opponent for both Tampa Bay teams. The Elite game starts at 9:30am EDT, while the Empire game starts at 12:15pm EDT. (Games are flip-flopped this weekend only.) All games will be carried on Fasthockey.com.


Theodore Roosevelt was shot while campaigning in Milwaukee, WI on this date in 1912. Roosevelt's wound in the chest was not serious and he continued with his planned speech. William Schrenk was captured at the scene of the shooting.


Coming up next for the 9-6 Riders is a week 17 home game with the10-5 Edmonton Eskimos on Sunday, October 19th. Game time at Regina's Mosaic Stadium is 4:00pm EDT. Catch all the action with Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri on 620 CKRM, the Rider Radio Network and 620ckrm.com. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S. on ESPN2.


On this date in 1922, Lieutenant Lester James Maitland set a new airplane speed record when he reached a speed of 216.1 miles-per-hour.



Esks get back on track with convincing win over Bombers.

Alouettes retire Calvillo's no. 13.

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NEW ON DVD - Released October 14

X-Men: Days of Future Past
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Fargo Season One
2 Broke Girls: Season 3
Jackass: The Classic TV Collection
Two and a Half Men: Season 11


Tampa, FL. -- After Sunday's loss to the Ravens, the Buccaneers are looking to use the extra time afforded by their bye week to figure out their slow Sunday starts and find a way to pump up the pass rush

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McDonald’s held an open session with the public through social media, inviting people to send in questions. [Most of the questions were along the line of “Dude, whatever happened to Grimace, Hamburglar, and Mayor McCheese?”]


Corvallis, OR. -- Due to a scheduling conflict with Game 5 of Major League Baseball’s National League Championship Series, Thursday’s Utah at Oregon State football game originally scheduled to air on FOX Sports 1 has been moved to FOX Sports 2, MyNet stations in the state of Oregon and Salt Lake City, as well as most of the Pac-12 Networks will also carry the prime-time contest that kicks off at 7:05 p.m. PDT.

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Emergency crews in protective gear removed five passengers with flu-like symptoms from an airplane at Boston’s Logan Airport on Monday. The Emirates flight was from Dubai, and none of the ill passengers had recently been to West Africa.


San Francisco, CA. -- It was late last season when Giants outfielder Hunter Pence approached manager Bruce Bochy with a message.

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So somebody went ahead and made a deep fried version of Starbucks’ beloved pumpkin spice latte. Food blogger Amy Erickson of Oh, Bite It came up with the idea. To create the treats, Erickson suggests using store-bought angel food cake or poundcake. Then you basically just soak them in a pumpkin spice latte, fry them and sprinkle them with cinnamon and sugar.


My little man watches baseball.


You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as a Stamkos hat trick, isn't it?


Today in Elvis History:

1957 - 
"Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley was released. 

1963 - Elvis Presley and a film crew began shooting on location at Big Bear resort in San Bernadino Mountains for "Kissin' Cousins."


A man fleeing Hamilton, Ontario, police rode his bike right into a parked police cruiser. The man, suspected of theft, sustained serious injuries.


Today in Beatles History:

1971 - 
John Lennon and Yoko Ono appeared on "The Dick Cavett Show" on ABC to promote Lennon's new LP and film ("Imagine"), Yoko's book, two films and a fine arts show. 

1997 - Paul McCartney's symphonic poem "Standing Stone" debuted.


Netflix will reboot the iconic Care Bears franchise. The animated Care Bears and Cousins is expected to premiere in 2016.


Today in Sports History:

1945 - 
The Chicago Cardinals ended the longest losing streak in NFL history. The team had lost 29 consecutive games. 

1951 - Jack Christiansen (Detroit Lions) ran back two punts for touchdowns. 

1962 - George Blanda (Houston Oilers) threw six touchdown passes against the New York Titans. 

1973 - Jackie Stewart announced his retirement from auto racing. 

1976 - The New York Yankees won their first AL pennant since 1964. 

1978 - Darryl Sittler (Toronto Maple Leafs) registered seven assists in a 10-7 win over the New York Islanders. 

1984 - George ‘Sparky’ Anderson became the first baseball manager to win 100 games and a World Series in both leagues. 

1990 - Joe Montana (San Francisco 49ers) passed for 476 yards and six touchdowns. Five of the touchdowns were thrown to Jerry Rice. 

1998 - The San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 to advance to their first World Series in 14 years. 

2000 - Neil Parry had his right leg severely broken while playing on kickoff coverage during a game at UTEP. Nine days later his lower leg was amputated. Three years later he returned to football on one play with a prosthetic leg.  


The book "Winnie-the-Pooh," by A.A. Milne, made its debut on this date in 1926.


Coming Up:

Tonight --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals (Game 3 NLCS) 4:00pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs New Jersey Devils 7:30pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals (Game 4 NLCS) 8:00pm EDT

Thursday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals (Game 5 NLCS) 8:00pm EDT (if necessary)

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs Utah Utes 10:00pm EDT

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals (Game 6 NLCS) 4:00pm EDT (if necessary)

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Palm Beach Hawks 5:15pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Vancouver Canucks 10:00pm EDT

Sunday --

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 9:30am EDT

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 12:15pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway 2:00pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Edmonton Eskimos 4:00pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals (Game 7 NLCS) 7:30pm EDT (if necessary)


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

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