Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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It's Wednesday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is January 14th, the 14th day of 2015. There are 351 days left in the year.

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Sabres retire Hall of Fame goalie Hasek's No. 39.

Conley leads Team East at USHL Prospects Game.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Rapper and actor LL Cool J is 47. Jason Bateman is 46. Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters and Nirvana is 46. Kevin Durand (Lost, Fruitvale Station) is 41.

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Boston, MA. -- Boston had won eight in a row over the Tampa Bay Lightning entering the first meeting of 2014-15 between the two teams.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1939, "Honolulu Bound" was heard on CBS radio for the first time.

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Boston College Still Unanimous No. 1 in
USA Today/USAH Magazine College Hockey Poll
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2014-15 Women's College Hockey Poll - Regular Season #15

(First-place votes in parentheses)
RankSchoolLast Week's Rank2014-15 RecordWeeks in Top 10
1.Boston College, 190 (19)120-0-115
2.University of Minnesota, 171219-1-315
3.University of Wisconsin, 151317-3-215
4.Quinnipiac University, 117518-3-114
5.Harvard University, 113611-2-215
6.Boston University, 109413-4-215
7.University of Minnesota Duluth, 72713-6-310
8.Clarkson University, 56813-6-215
9.Ohio State University, 261014-8-22
10.Mercyhurst University, 22916-4-215
Others Receiving Votes: Cornell University, 9; Bemidji State University, 7.
Notes: The Western Collegiate Hockey Association leads all women's conferences with four ranked teams, while ECAC Hockey has three and the Hockey East Association has two. College Hockey America has one ... A total of 12 schools received votes in this week's poll ... This season's previous polls can be found here.
About the Poll: The 18th annual USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women'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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Today is Dress Up Your Pet Day.

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OL O'Neill inks new deal with Ticats.

Carter released, King extended by Boatmen.

Please visit the league's official website, http://www.cfl.ca.

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A Delta flight from Cleveland to New York flew with only two passengers aboard. [And after landing they still had to wait an hour for them to load the baggage carousel. ]

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Tampa, FL. -- It took less than a minute for the most obvious question of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offseason to be delivered like a stiff pass to the chest of new offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter.

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A ridiculously huge number of people watched Ohio State defeat Oregon in the college football national championship on Monday night. More than 33 million viewers tuned in during the game, making it the most-watched cable broadcast ever.

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Corvallis, OR. --Fresh off its win over a top-10 team, Oregon State (11-4, 2-1 Pac-12) hits the road to face the Washington Huskies (11-4, 0-3) at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle.

Read the rest here.

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A top Saudi Arabian cleric has created controversy by issuing a religious order forbidding the building of snowmen. Sheikh Mohammed Saleh al-Munajjid was asked on a religious website if it was permissible for fathers to build snowmen for their children after a snowstorm in the country. He replied: “It is not permitted to make a statue out of snow, even by way of play and fun.” Munajjid argued that to build a snowman was to create an image of a human being, an action considered sinful.

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Jimmy poses with the Phil Esposito statue.

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as your son's dentist cancelling his appointment at the last minute, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History:

1957 - 
Elvis Presley reported to the Paramount makeup and wardrobe departments for his role as singer Deke Rivers. 

1973 - Elvis Presley's "Elvis, Aloha From Hawaii" TV show was broadcast live via satellite around the world. The U.S. and Europe saw a taped version.

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Bonnaroo announced its lineup on Tuesday, including Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5 and Kendrick Lamar. Set in Manchester, Tennessee, Bonnaroo will run from June 11-14, and features more than 125 bands. Tickets go on sale January 17.

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Today in Beatles History:

1970 - 
A display of John Lennon's erotic "Bag One" lithographs opened in London. 2 days later Scotland Yard seized prints as evidence of pornography. 

1989 - Paul McCartney released his album "Back In The U.S.S.R." exclusively in Russia.

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Jimmy Kimmel will take over the reins from Chris Harrison to guest host Monday’s episode of The Bachelor, aiding Bachelor Chris Soules on his journey to find “the one.”

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Today in Sports History:

1936 - 
Cecil "Tiny" Thompson (Boston Bruins) became the first NHL goalie to receive credit for an assist. 

1943 - Alex Smart (Montreal Canadiens) scored three goals in his first NHL game. 

1948 - Plastic helmets were prohibited in the NFL. 

1951 - The first National Football League Pro Bowl All-Star Game was played in Los Angeles, CA. 

1954 - Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married. The marriage only lasted nine months. 

1973 - The Miami Dolphins became the first NFL team to go undefeated in a regular season. They also defeated the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl VII. 

1974 - The World Football League was founded. 

1976 - Ted Turner completed the purchase of the Atlanta Braves. 

1985 - Martina Navratilova won her 100th tournament. She joined Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert Lloyd as the only professional tennis players to win 100 tournaments. 

1989 - Bobby Knight won his 500th career victory as a college basketball coach. 

1990 - Joe Montana (San Francisco 49ers) set an NFL record when he threw his 30th and 31st post-season touchdown passes. Terry Bradshaw held the previous record of 30. 

1993 - NFL Commissioner Tagliabue announced the establishment of the "NFL World Partnership Program." 

1996 - Fox aired the San Francisco 49er/Dallas Cowboy NFC championship game. The game pulled a 34.2/57 Nielsen rating. 

1997 - Dennis Rodman got his 10,000th NBA career point. 

2002 - Barry Bonds signed a contract with the San Francisco Giants worth $90 million for five years. 

2002 - Lance Armstrong ran the final leg of the Olympic torch relay in San Diego. 

2002 - The NBA announced a three game suspension for Shaquille O'Neal (Los Angeles Lakers) and a one game suspension for Brad Miller (Chicago Bulls) for a fight that occurred during a game. 

2002 - TNT world premiered the TV movie "Monday Night Mayhem." 

2003 - In Dallas, Dwayne Goodrich (Dallas Cowboys) was charged with two counts of manslaughter and was released after posting a $50,000 bond. The charges stemmed from Goodrich's involvement in a hit-and-run accident that killed two people. 

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TRIVIA - Five percent of doctors have done this. (Dated a patient)

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Edmonton Oilers 7:30pm EST

Friday --

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Corpus Christi IceRays 10:05pm EST

Saturday --

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 5:15pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche 7:00pm EST

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 8:00pm EST

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Corpus Christi IceRays 10:05pm EST

Sunday --

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 1:30pm EST

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

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