I know I’ve been a crappy blogger, but there’s been very little to actually report. The Pens are winning, MAF managed to shut the Bears down, I’m not going to be able to go to either game this weekend because of previous derby commitments (and the Phantoms game’s sold out anyway…)
Probably the most interesting thing going on was the fact that the Bears had no practice space in town yesterday- there was wrestling at the old Hersheypark arena and something (Blue Man Group?) at Giant Center, so they got slotted in on the Milton Hershey School’s outdoor ice rink. I really wish I would have heard that earlier, as I would have gone and taken pictures just for the picturesqueness of it. And since when is there an outdoor ice rink here? The things people don’t tell you when you move into a town.
Grant Potulny sat that one out for a bruised ankle, and then was loaned later that day to the Springfield Falcons in exchange for defenseman Danny Syvret. I know I’ve heard of Syvret, but I’m not sure why, whether it was good or bad. Per Tim Leone, Motzko sat out because of back spasms, Ben Clymer had groin issues, Dean Arsene had back issues, Tyler Sloan did something to his knuckle, and Jamie Hunt is playing right now, but is probably gonna have another surgery next week to deal with the screws already in his wrist.
Come on, guys. Heal faster!
And speaking of healing, is there any interest at all in a timeline of Colby Armstrong’s moveable nose? Because I’ve been told I should document that, but it seems like that could be some serious work, if nobody but me cares.
Update: Unsurprisingly, the Caps can’t make up their minds. If they don’t keep them until the Leafs game net weekend, I’m going to be slightly grumpy, as I have tickets for that.