Opening Faceoff: Thursday, Dec. 13
Before being responsible for promoting his boss, Barack Obama, Joe Biden told the world how cool people like Mike Eruzione are just for fun. (Getty Images)
If you’ve got, oh, a million dollars or so lying around and love hockey, America and things of that nature, I suggest you enter the bidding for Mike Eruzione’s (Winthrop, Mass.) 1980 Olympic memorabilia.
CSNNE’s Jimmy Toscano catches up with Mavs owner Mark Cuban, who says the NHL’s chance to fix the league is now.
Cool feature from the Wall Street Journal on Patrick Kane – Tyler Seguin’s teammate in Europe – the Blackhawks’ world-renown party boy who’s chilling in Switzerland with his mom of all people during the lockout.
Harry Sateri stopped 36-of-38 for the Sharks last night, but his strong performance went to waste in a 2-1 loss to the Whale. Connecticut’s J.T. Miller had a goal and an assist.
On this day in 1990, the Bruins punched the Whalers in the throat, lifted them up in the air and snapped them in two like a brittle chicken bone. OK, it wasn’t that extreme, but an 8-2 victory is one serious whooping. Boston got goals from – I kid you not – eight different scorers. Ray Bourque and Craig Janney had four assists each. Ulf Samuelsson (ugh) scored one of Hartford’s two goals.
Today on NEHJ
Busy day ahead. We’ve got Kat Hasenauer Corentta latest Women’s Journal, this week’s Atlantic Hockey Journal from Allen Lessels and Ed Flaherty’s first High School Journal of the 2012-13 campaign.
Here’s the first line of the second paragraph in today’s off-topic story, which details a plot to murder Justin Bieber: “A plan to kidnap and castrate the pop star at a Madison Square Garden performance last month in New York has been foiled by authorities.”