Monday, December 1, 2014

Monday Morning Meissnervations












It's Monday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is December 1st, the 334th day of 2014. There are 31 days left in the year.

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Trailblazer Bye Dietz to enter U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

Gordie Howe 'comfortable' after another minor stroke.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Woody Allen is 79. Bette Midler is 69. Sarah Silverman is 44. Subway spokesman Jared Fogle is 37.

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New York, NY. -- This is the third and final game of the season between the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers. The Lightning won the first two in regulation.

Read the rest here.

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Realtor.com looked at the most common real-estate agent names in the U.S. They broke it down by state. The most popular real-estate agent names in New York are Michael and Mary. In Illinois the top male and female agent names are John and Mary. Check the top agent names in your state.

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Grey Cup Gallop: Stamps champs with win over Ticats.

GC102: Post Game Analysis.

Please visit the league's official website, cfl.ca.

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COMING UP - World Aids Day: December 1. Human Rights Day: December 10. Winter Solstice: December 21. Christmas: December 25. New Years Eve: December 31. New Years Day: January 1.

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Tampa, FL. -- A 12-men-on-the-field flag thrown after a replay challenge pushed the Bucs out of field goal range in the closing seconds of a 14-13 home loss to Cincinnati, adding another painful ending to a strange season..

Read the rest here.

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The New Hampshire State Police arrested a teen for driving over 120 mph. [It’s the holidays. Sometimes you just can’t get away from the family fast enough.]

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Corvallis, OR. -- The 118th version of the Civil War went in favor of Oregon, 47-19, Saturday night in front of 45,722 at Reser Stadium.

Read the rest here.

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Fewer U.S. workers are planning to shop for the holidays online during work hours this year. In 2013, more than half (54 percent) of workers said they were using at least some work time to knock items off their list, but this year that number dropped to 47 percent — the lowest rate in about six years.

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Jimmy eats his breakfast.

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as the Grey Cup game, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History:

1956 - 
Elvis Presley's single "Any Way You Want Me" hit #27 in the U.S. 

1977 - The album "Elvis Country" was certified gold by the RIAA.

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A young billionaire in China passed out $15,000 stuffed in thousands of red envelopes to random spectators of his luxurious wedding motorcade on Saturday. Crowds blocked traffic as the man handed out 40,000 envelopes containing cash.

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Today in Beatles History:

1961 - 
Brian Epstein met with Decca representatives to discuss a deal for the Beatles. 

1964 - Ringo Starr checked into University College Hospital to have his tonsils removed. 

2001 - Jimmy Fallon and Tina Fey presented a tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison on "Saturday Night Live."

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Police say a Pennsylvania woman chased her boyfriend around a dining room and stabbed him in the chest because he started eating Thanksgiving dinner while she slept. The boyfriend was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Today in Sports History:

1924 - 
The Boston Bruins and the Montreal Maroons played the first NHL game to be played in the United States. The game was played at Boston Arena. 

1964 - The Houston Colt .45s changed their name to the Astros. 

1967 - Seattle was awarded an American League franchise. 

1967 - Wilt Chamberlain set an NBA record when he missed 22 free throws. 

1984 - Doug Flutie won the 50th Heisman Trophy. 

1994 - Mike Frier (Seattle Seahawks) was paralyzed in a car accident. 

2003 - Bidding began on the baseball that was deflected by a fan in the stands during a Chicago Cubs game. The ball was sold on December 18, 2003, for $106,600 at auction. The foul ball appeared to be headed for the glove of left fielder Moises Alou in Game 6 of the National League Championship series. The Florida Marlins ended up winning the game 8-3. The Cubs then lost Game 7.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is still No. 1 at the North American box, earning $56.9 million from Friday through Sunday. The third Hunger Games movie has earned more than $480 million worldwide since its release.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

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

Tuesday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Buffalo Sabres 7:30pm EST

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Buffalo Sabres 7:30pm EST

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Fairbanks Ice Dogs 10:05pm EST

Friday --

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Fairbanks Ice Dogs 10:05pm EST

Saturday --

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 3:00pm EST

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 6:00pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Columbus Blue Jackets 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 9:00am EST

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 12:00pm EST

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Detroit Lions 1:00pm EST

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Fairbanks Ice Dogs 8:05pm EST

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

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