Tuesday, February 10, 2015

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It's Tuesday. Here's what's happening....


Today is February 10th, the 41st day of 2015. There are 324 days left in the year.


Around the League notebook for Sunday, Feb. 8.

Beanpot Tournament postponed until Feb. 23.

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


Today's Birthdays: TV host George Stephanopoulos is 54. Laura Dern (Wild, Jurassic Park) is 48. Elizabeth Banks (Man on a Ledge, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) is 41. Chloe Grace Moretz (The Equalizer, Kick-Ass, Carrie) is 18.


Tampa, FL. -- Jon Cooper questioned whether his team was among the best in the NHL following its first home loss in nearly two months. The Tampa Bay Lightning answered him with an impressive win over one of the top clubs in the league.

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On this date in 1863, the fire extinguisher was patented by Alanson Crane.


Minnesota State Still No. 1 in
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine College Hockey Poll
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2014-15 Men's College Hockey Poll - Regular Season #18

(First-place votes in parentheses)
RankSchoolLast Week's Rank2014-15 RecordWeeks in Top 15
1.Minnesota State University, 489 (17)123-5-118
2.Boston University, 477 (12)218-4-418
3.University of North Dakota, 463 (5)319-6-218
4.University of Nebraska Omaha, 380416-7-312
5.Michigan Tech University, 365522-7-113
6.University of Minnesota Duluth, 342717-10-111
7.Miami University, 297816-9-118
8.Bowling Green State University, 286917-6-510
9.University of Denver, 2231016-9-114
10Providence College, 1521317-9-211
11.Boston College, 1461217-9-212
12.University of Michigan, 1181416-8-08
13.Harvard University, 117612-8-29
14.Quinnipiac University, 90n/a18-8-210
15.UMass Lowell, 531116-10-316
Others Receiving Votes: St. Lawrence University, 21; Yale University, 19; University of Vermont, 13; University of Minnesota, 12; Colgate University, 6; Robert Morris University, 4; Northeastern University, 1.
Notes: A total of 22 schools received votes in this week's poll ... The National Collegiate Hockey Association leads all conferences with five ranked schools. The Hockey East Association has four, while the Western Collegiate Hockey Association has three and ECAC Hockey has two. The Big Ten Conference has one ranked school. ... 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.

U.S. Women's National University Team Tops Spain in Final World University Games Preliminary Matchup
10 Players Register At Least One Point in Offensive Outburst
GRANDA, Spain — Kaley Mooney (Pittsburgh, Pa./Miami University) scored three times, andMolly O’Neil (Aurora, Colo./Colorado State University) scored twice to help lead the U.S. Women’s National University Team to a 9-1 victory over host country Spain today at the 2015 Winter World University Games.
For complete recap and box score, click here.
With the win, the U.S. Women’s National University Team (1-0-0-2; W-OTW-OTL-L) finished preliminary-round play and will next play in the relegation round. Time and opponent are to be determined. Check USAHockey.com for updates.
NotesPaige Harrington (0-3—3), Kaley Mooney (3-0—3), Molly O’Neil (2-1—3) and Hayley Williams (1-2—3) each registered three points in tonight’s contest. Amanda Abromson (0-2—2),Katie Augustine (0-2—2), Emily Ford (1-1—2) and Madison Smiddy (1-1—2) each notched two points. Caleigh LaBossiere (1-0—1) and Kristen Levesque (0-1—1) each picked up one point.


NEW ON DVD - Released February 10

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
101 Dalmatians: Diamond Edition
Mama's Family: Season 6
Nash Bridges-The Complete Season 4


FA15 Preview: GMs ready to begin bidding.

Jackson avoids free agency; extends with Roughriders.

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


Doctors say that puberty is coming so early to kids that they’re seeing more and more cases of elementary school kids with acne. [And kids taking a year off from high school to deal with a midlife crisis.]


Tampa, FL. -- To begin, there were massive problems. To end, there was some hope for the future.

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Imagine that every day for 365 days you get an almost-free free hamburger and an order of fries. The Philadelphia-based burger joint PYT is behind the deal, priced at $144. According to PYT’s Groupon page, the deal is valued at $4,380, meaning buyers get a 97% discount on 365 orders of a burger and fries. Buyers have until midnight Wednesday to snag the deal. If you took advantage of the deal and actually picked up a burger and fries every day for 365 days, each meal would come out to a grand total of 40-cents. | PHOTO


Corvallis, OR. -- Beavers Going For Season Sweep Of UCLA.

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On this date in 1897, "The New York Times" began printing "All the news that's fit to print" on their front page.


How much fun can I have today?


You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as watching Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy, isn't it?


Today in Elvis History:

1943 - 
Ral Donner was born. His first hit was a cover of Elvis Presley's "The Girl of My Best Friend" and he narrated the documentary "This Is Elvis." 

1964 - Elvis Presley sent a telegram of congratulations to the Beatles after their successful first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." 

1968 - Elvis Presley's soundtrack "Clambake" hit #40 in the U.S. 

1976 - Elvis Presley was made a captain in the Memphis Police Reserve. 

2004 - The DVD "Frank Sinatra Show - Welcome Home Elvis" was released. 


On this date in 1933, the singing telegram was introduced by the Postal Telegraph Company of New York City.


Today in Beatles History:

1968 - 
The Beatles turned all of their business affairs over to the newly formed Apple record company. 

1968 - The Beatles closed their American fan club, Beatles U.S.A. 

2012 - Paul McCartney was honored as the 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year. 


For many users around the world, Facebook might as well be the entire Internet. Some new info suggests that a number of Web-goers the world over report that they use Facebook, but they don’t use the Internet. For example, 11 percent of survey participants in Indonesia reported that while they do use Facebook, they do not use the Internet.


Today in Sports History:

1920 - 
Major league baseball representatives outlawed pitches that involved tampering with the ball. 

1946 - Jackie Robinson and Rachel Isum were married. 

1961 - The American Football League's Los Angeles franchise was transferred to San Diego. 

1971 - Bill White (New York Yankees) became the first black baseball announcer. 

1962 - Jim Beatty became the first American to break the four minute barrier for the indoor mile. 

1992 - Mike Tyson was convicted in Indianapolis of raping Desiree Washington, Miss Black American contestant. 

2003 - Brett Hull (Detroit Red Wings) became the 6th player in NHL history to score at least 700 career goals. 

2005 - The NHL and the players' association broke off talks after two days. The previous day commissioner Gary Bettman had said that a deal would need to be ready by the weekend to save the season.


Police in Florida (West Palm Beach) say when an officer filed a police report after an arrest, the guy they arrested put down “drug dealer” for his occupation.


Coming Up:

Tonight --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Nashville Predators 8:00pm EST

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs St. Louis Blues 7:30pm EST

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Topeka Roadrunners 10:05pm EST

Friday --

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Topeka Roadrunners 10:05pm EST

Saturday --

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Florida Eels 3:20pm EST

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Florida Eels 8:45pm EST

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Topeka Roadrunners 10:05pm EST

Sunday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at San Jose Sharks 8:00pm EST


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

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