Bodog.com offers these odds on Bruce Boudreau getting fired:
Will Bruce Boudreau be fired as Head Coach of the Washington Capitals before the beginning of the 2011-12 Season?
(The way I understand it is that, if you bet yes, you’d have to bet $150 to win $100. If you bet no, you’d have to bet $100 to win $110. In other words, he’s “favored” to be fired.)
USA vs. Canada in the World Championships qualification round today, 10:15 a.m. Eastern time, in Slovakia.
Here is Kevin Allen’s preview from USA Today.
Regarding the second bi-annual Paul Mara Playoff Beard Contest, etc., there’s been a holdup of some sort with our IT and creative guys. I think it may have something to do with the additional workload due to the blessed event in Abbottobad Sunday. So I’ll keep youse posted. But in the end, we only had eight Boneheads who submitted “before” and “after” entries.