All the Truth in the World is Held in Stories

All the Truth in the World is Held in Stories Traveler of Paths, Explorer of Books, Spinner of Tales- for a quarter century or more. Also, Hockey.

musicgirlyy:

I am 100% this hasn’t found it’s way to Tumblr, until now. All freshly twenty gold medalist in one locker room celebrating.

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musicgirlyy:

I am 100% this hasn’t found it’s way to Tumblr, until now. All freshly twenty gold medalist in one locker room celebrating.

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bollig52:

Shaw, Saad, and Leddy attend the Zac Brown Band concert at Wrigley Field (X) (X)

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(Source: vespermartini)

"The Penguins have been working out informally for the past couple of weeks at Consol Energy Center and Southpointe, respectively. Attendance has been strikingly good, as almost every player on the roster has worked out during this stretch, perhaps a good indication of how hungry this team is and how much the players wish to please the new coaching staff.

In fact, the only locks to make the team who haven’t appeared yet are Kris Letang and Simon Despres. It’s September hockey, so it’s not to be taken too seriously…but, I’ve made some observations and figured I’d pass them along.

= If you think the Penguins will feature anyone but Chris Kunitz and Pascal Dupuis on Sidney Crosby’s line, you’re probably wrong. The players scrimmage at the end of every one of these workouts. And, wouldn’t you know it, Crosby, Dupuis and Kunitz are almost always together. They’re pretty inseparable. If Crosby has any say regarding his linemates – and it’s hard to imagine a new head coach is going to tell Crosby who his wingers are – it says here those two will flank Crosby to begin the season.

= Dupuis looks great. Would it be wise to play him 20 minutes a night in October? Absolutely not, and I don’t believe the Penguins will do that. But, if you never knew that Dupuis blew his ACL in December, you’d swear he was 100 percent. He looks great skating and should be poised for a strong season.

= If Crosby’s wrist is bothering him, he’s doing a fine job of hiding it. He is shooting the puck with authority. Also, and perhaps more importantly, Crosby is handling the puck beautifully. You’ll recall during the postseason that Crosby was having trouble receiving passes. At the time, no one knew his wrist was a problem. Everything looks fine.

= While we are talking health, Beau Bennett told me recently that his wrists feel better than at any point during the past year. This is a huge year for Bennett, and he knows it. I expect him to begin the season on a line with Evgeni Malkin. Bennett looks fine handling and shooting the puck.

= OK, one last health-related note is necessary. Olli Maatta looks spectacular. Does that mean he’ll be ready to start the season on Oct. 9? I wouldn’t bet on that. Shoulder surgery is a big deal, especially for defensemen, who routinely skate backwards to retrieve pucks before getting drilled into the boards, their shoulders often exposed. However, coach Mike Johnston recently said that Maatta is progressing especially well from the injury. Good news, obviously.

= Rob Scuderi is hungry for redemption. He knows many fans have written him off. He knows his performance last season wasn’t acceptable. Scuderi told me on Monday that his struggles coincided with the mental hurdle of dealing with the ankle injury he sustained early in the season. He also said that every disappointing season he has endured was the result of an injury that took place early in the season. One last thing: He wasn’t making excuses. Scuderi sounds like a man who was exceptionally unhappy with how he played last season and is hungry to prove himself.

= Christian Ehrhoff wears a Batman T-shirt under his uniform. I felt like everyone needed to know this.

= I believe Nick Spaling and Patric Hornqvist are going to be a very positive influence on the Penguins’ locker room. Hornqvist carries himself with a quiet confidence. Spaling is one of those people that you immediately like upon being introduced. Great personality, a lot like Brandon Sutter. You’ll like him.

= Crosby bulked up this summer. Because of all the injuries he’s sustained in recent seasons, Crosby hasn’t always had time to work out in the summer. In the summer of 2011, he was still recovering from The Concussion. In the summer of 2012, I think Crosby was still getting himself completely healthy from The Concussion, plus the lockout was a distraction. In the summer of 2013, he had recently dealt with a broken jaw. Heck, he even had a wrist injury this summer, but is clearly recovered and clearly had time to work out during the summer. His upper body looks bigger.

= Kasperi Kapanen is oozing with confidence. I’m not saying he’s arrogant or cocky. But he feels like he belongs. You can see he’s the son of a former NHL player. Kapanen looks so comfortable in the locker room, and so comfortable on the ice. It will be interesting to see if he’s given a real chance to make the team. I still think it’s unlikely, but I wouldn’t be shocked by it.

Camp opens on Thursday, and the first practice is Friday. More observations will come soon."

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Josh Yohe: ‘10 Pens observations entering camp’ [x] (via exemplaryetoile)

bennguini:

Lms if u cried

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bennguini:

Lms if u cried

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kittydoom:

exgynocraticgrrl:

Breaking The Male Code: After Steubenville, A Call To Action

 (Left to Right): Peter Buffett, Jimmie Briggs, Joe Ehrmann, Tony Porter,
 Dave Zirin and Moderator Eve Ensler.

MIC DROP

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Henrik Lundqvist on The Late Show with David Letterman (09/08/14) (part 1part 2)

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mynameiseternity:

cumber-porn:

abaddonadler:

punxs:

This is my friend Sam and I.
We go to a private boarding school in Lake Tahoe, California.
Sam is pan-sexual and myself, well, I am a bit confused of who I am at the moment.
Last night, our school had a formal dinner and I asked Sam to be my date a week ago, he said yes!
The night of the formal dinner, Sam asked our assistant headmaster if he could wear a dress, he said no before he had even finished the question. When Sam and I showed up to the dinner, we were holding hands and I was also holding the roses Sam had gave to me. Sam was wearing mascara and lipstick. Our assistant headmaster freaked out and told Sam if he didn’t get the makeup off, he would be in massive trouble. Sam and I went back to the room to get his makeup off and came back down. The whole night, he was telling us how bizarre and weird we were. The night ended and the morning rose. We both have our first class of Friday with our assistant headmaster. He told the both of us if our relationship went any further, he would take us behind the barn and beat us. He also told us if we were in public school, we would have our dicks chopped off by other kids. After an entire period of being teased, Sam and I got together and thought we needed to do something about this. So here I am, Julien Nicol, 15 years old, asking for your help to spread this around and have it know that California allows private schools to discriminate against people with certain sexual preferences.

Signal boost the fuck out of this.

How fucking dare he?!

go. rebLOG. NOW.

I don’t know what public schools that headmaster is thinking of, but when I went to public school, not only was dick-chopping not even in the realm of possibility, the beating suggestion would have sparked a protest march and a sit-in from the student body, and anyone even talking to a student like that would be escorted from campus. Possibly in handcuffs.
This man should be arrested under about 6 different statutes.

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mynameiseternity:

cumber-porn:

abaddonadler:

punxs:

This is my friend Sam and I.

We go to a private boarding school in Lake Tahoe, California.

Sam is pan-sexual and myself, well, I am a bit confused of who I am at the moment.

Last night, our school had a formal dinner and I asked Sam to be my date a week ago, he said yes!

The night of the formal dinner, Sam asked our assistant headmaster if he could wear a dress, he said no before he had even finished the question. When Sam and I showed up to the dinner, we were holding hands and I was also holding the roses Sam had gave to me. Sam was wearing mascara and lipstick. Our assistant headmaster freaked out and told Sam if he didn’t get the makeup off, he would be in massive trouble. Sam and I went back to the room to get his makeup off and came back down. The whole night, he was telling us how bizarre and weird we were. The night ended and the morning rose. We both have our first class of Friday with our assistant headmaster. He told the both of us if our relationship went any further, he would take us behind the barn and beat us. He also told us if we were in public school, we would have our dicks chopped off by other kids. After an entire period of being teased, Sam and I got together and thought we needed to do something about this. So here I am, Julien Nicol, 15 years old, asking for your help to spread this around and have it know that California allows private schools to discriminate against people with certain sexual preferences.

Signal boost the fuck out of this.

How fucking dare he?!

go. rebLOG. NOW.

I don’t know what public schools that headmaster is thinking of, but when I went to public school, not only was dick-chopping not even in the realm of possibility, the beating suggestion would have sparked a protest march and a sit-in from the student body, and anyone even talking to a student like that would be escorted from campus. Possibly in handcuffs.

This man should be arrested under about 6 different statutes.

sonicsean89:

officialpierremcguire:

sidcrosbyluvr666:

fuck him wow seriously

what a fucking dickhead

If you didn’t think he was a shithead for allegedly beating up his girlfriend, then he can do pretty much anything he wants.

…

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sonicsean89:

officialpierremcguire:

sidcrosbyluvr666:

fuck him wow seriously

what a fucking dickhead

If you didn’t think he was a shithead for allegedly beating up his girlfriend, then he can do pretty much anything he wants.

Ugh. I need hockey back.

Because without it, my blog is starting to get like facebook— where I type a post or a response and then delete it, because I don’t need the drama.

I just booked some plane tickets to fly to Boston to watch the Boston Blades play the Montreal Stars.

I am so fucking stoked

womenshockeyhistory:

Chanda Gunn, seen here celebrating a win at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, won a bronze medal with the team after a 4-0 victory over Finland.
Gunn, who has epilepsy, started her college career with University of Wisconsin.  Unfortunately, her freshman year, she had to miss school and ice time due to grand mal seizures.  Gunn, who had not disclosed her epilepsy to the school, spent almost a year in the hospital getting the seizures under control.  Once her medications were adjusted, Wisconsin had moved on, and she had a hard time finding a school to play for.
Gunn joined Northeastern’s program as a walk on and worked her way up to a starting position with a scholarship setting several records along the way.  In her junior season (2002-2003), Gunn put up a 1.37 GAA, good for second in the country, and led the nation with a .950 SV%.  In her senior season (2003-2004), Gunn again led the nation with a .938 SV%, posted a 2.06 GAA, and was named Hockey East Player of the Year. She was a three time Patty Kazmaier award finalist and won the Hockey Humanitarian award in 2004.
In addition to her Olympic bronze medal, Gunn has also won gold (2005) and silver (2007) medals with Team USA at IIHF Women’s World Championships.
Photo credit: USA Hockey

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womenshockeyhistory:

Chanda Gunn, seen here celebrating a win at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, won a bronze medal with the team after a 4-0 victory over Finland.

Gunn, who has epilepsy, started her college career with University of Wisconsin.  Unfortunately, her freshman year, she had to miss school and ice time due to grand mal seizures.  Gunn, who had not disclosed her epilepsy to the school, spent almost a year in the hospital getting the seizures under control.  Once her medications were adjusted, Wisconsin had moved on, and she had a hard time finding a school to play for.

Gunn joined Northeastern’s program as a walk on and worked her way up to a starting position with a scholarship setting several records along the way.  In her junior season (2002-2003), Gunn put up a 1.37 GAA, good for second in the country, and led the nation with a .950 SV%.  In her senior season (2003-2004), Gunn again led the nation with a .938 SV%, posted a 2.06 GAA, and was named Hockey East Player of the Year. She was a three time Patty Kazmaier award finalist and won the Hockey Humanitarian award in 2004.

In addition to her Olympic bronze medal, Gunn has also won gold (2005) and silver (2007) medals with Team USA at IIHF Women’s World Championships.

Photo credit: USA Hockey

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nootnootmothafuckah:

ask-bombastic-blake:

Sass is the best way to avoid getting fined

How is fining people for their yelp reviews even legal?

(Source: fallontonight)

I Don’t Understand…

… How can anyone be against net neutrality?