Peer through the haze of the Lucky Strikes and behold the future!
Jeff Halpern isn’t a rarity. “Local kid grows up to play for hometown club” headlines pop up every day…in Toronto, New York, Edmonton. But Washington, DC is not them. Who joins Halpern as DC’s all stars?
NBC did not schedule the New York Islanders to appear on either NBC or NBCSN during the 2014-15 season. Many are surprised and speculative. Unfortunately, this isn’t a new reaction.
Garth Snow sat on the hand he was dealt, but folded again. And with reason. Don’t dwell on the “again” factor.
Innocuous : not likely to bother or offend anyone; causing no injury
That’s the Merriam-Webster definition. Many times in life we encounter changes or explanations which can be described this way. Google Maps updates the voice in the guided GPS, breweries change label font, things that ultimately do nothing to the natural flow of life. These are instances that we all ignore at worst, comment on with a heart of neutrality at best.
Fans of the Islanders are used to events less innocuous. Much. Less.
On the second day of free agency the New York Islanders spent money, lots of it, on top-6 scoring.
The opening 15min of Christmas In July is normally chaos. A new signing every minute, dollar figures higher than most can count, and pairings of odd bedfellows. That happened to a degree, but after Hour Two.