After a Wild weekend splitting a home and home series with Minnesota, it was time to head back to the Madhouse on Madison to take on the visiting Ottawa Senators. This will be the last eastern conference test until December 8th when the Florida Panthers visit the UC.
On Saturday night the Hawks were given a rude awakening when they were beaten badly on home ice by their central division rivals, the Wild, 5-3. Read more »
Those of you who download the mp3 file can right-click here. The show is two hours long so its a rather large file this time around.
Dieter Kurtenbach joined the fray as well. We all gave our first-round predictions; discussed Alain Vigneault’s brain, Ben Smith’s game, Bryan Bickell’s aspirations to be the best $525,000 perimeter player in the game, an entire line of Frolik’s, Tomas Kopecky’s next contract, Electric Football, the Rockford IceHogs, sports writers ending sentences with exclamation points, Forklift’s bold prediction, Blackhawk Hope, keys to the series, Herb Abrams, the worst upcoming crop of 1,000 game players you could ever imagine, the “people’s prospect”, Micah Hoffpauir, USA Network drama, chicken nuggets in business suits and so much more.
It was a fun time as always with the Hockeenight guys. Thanks to them as always for sharing their time with us. Check out their show each and every week for a unique brand of wit and cantor you can only find there.
On the home front, I apologize for disappearing for the past week. I was shot down by a bad virus. And of course the timing was just perfect. I’ll have NHL awards, first round and playoff predictions up over the next two days.