When and if I get around to writing my autobiography, that would be on the short list of potential titles. (Another possibility: “What I Lack In Intelligence I Make Up For With Above Average Typing Skills”).
Anyway, it’s becoming increasingly clear that my attempts at ironing are not unlike a Sandis Ozolinsh clearing pass: My intentions are good, but the result can still be ugly (The irony, of course, is we both end up in the press box). But I’m here, and will soldier on regardless.
As for real hockey news, not much has changed since we last spoke: Henrik Lundqvist is in net, Jarkko Immonen and Darius Kasparaitis will be among those in front of him, and the Rangers have still gone four straight games without a win. Whether the tide is reversed tonight against the Penguins remains to be seen, but as I said before, one would hope that Immonen’s audition at second line center lasts more than a single game.
A couple of quick pre-game thoughts: