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How do you approach a long layoff?

Posted By Carp On January 29, 2011 @ 12:22 pm In Hockey,New York Rangers,NHL | 43 Comments

“How do I approach a long layoff? That’s just a dumb question.”

I approach it by getting some odds and ends out of the way. Later on we’ll have a new “Go Time” post for the skills competition, and by skills competition I mean the skills competition, not a shootout.

I thought the draft last night was relatively cool, but it turned corny very quickly, and I think it will be completely lame when they do it again next year. The same jokes: Oh, hahaha, you picked your other teammate, not the one who we were expecting you to pick, hahaha. And I believe the going-away consolation prizes heaped on the last guy picked will now make that spot coveted, and so guys will plot who they will pick last so a buddy gets the car or whatever. Lame.
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Odds & Ends:

The NHL and NBC chose Pittsburgh-Washington for their game of the week next Sunday. Shocker.

Our friend Mitch Beck has an interview with Wade Redden on his Howlings blog [1]. If you scroll through the posts, there’s also one that pokes a little fun at Mats Zuccarello. And also some info about the Whale Bowl, an outdoors alumni game which will include former Rangers Brian Leetch (as a Bruin) and Pat Verbeek (as a Whaler).

Did youse see where Kansas City pitcher Gil Meche, out with an arm injury, voluntarily retired, leaving $12 million in guaranteed salary for next season on the table?


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[1] interview with Wade Redden on his Howlings blog: http://howlings.net/2011/01/25/catching-up-with-wade-redden/