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Game 7 vs. South End Jr. Stars

Posted November 11, 2011 - By | Leave a comment

Even though South End has been struggling to get a regular season victory, they had ripped it up in the Westfort Tournament going 3-1 in the round robin and beating the Canadiens and the Maroons and on paper, they have a much better roster than their record would suggest. The also have a couple players [...]

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Game 6 vs. Westfort Maroons

Posted November 10, 2011 - By | 2 Comments

While I don’t like losing, sometimes it’s a necessary evil. Most of the time you learn more from a loss than you do a win. You also have a tendency to dwell on a loss more than a win. That probably has something to do with why they’re so educational. We always tell our players [...]

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Westfort Tournament

Posted November 06, 2011 - By | Leave a comment

It’s shaping up to be a busy couple of weeks. With us playing (hopefully) six games in the Westfort tournament and with regular season games and practices bookending it, we will have a possibility of 9 games and 2 practices in a 10 day stretch. Round Robin – Game 1 vs. Westfort Rangers We faced [...]

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Ulrich Design Business Cards circa 2006

Posted November 03, 2011 - By | 3 Comments

Today I was at my parent’s house and I started helping my mom go through some old stuff that I had: old boxes for software I no longer use, boxes to old Apple products including an iPod I had stolen from me, assignments from University, and various issues of Photoshop Magazine. It was some good [...]

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Game 5 vs. West End Bruins

Posted November 03, 2011 - By | Leave a comment

In our last season game before the Westfort Tournament, we took on the West End Bruins. The Bruins came out with a lot of hustle in a tight checking first period which nearly ended scoreless but Bruins forward William Cawley scored with 2 seconds remaining in the period. The score remained that way for nearly [...]

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Game 4 vs. Nipigon

Posted October 27, 2011 - By | Leave a comment

With our undefeated start on the line, we faced Nipigon (also named the Elks) in our fourth game of the season. We had a couple opportunities to watch Nipigon in a couple games and found that they had a player or two who really knew how to snip. They’re an interesting opponent because going into [...]

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Games 2 & 3: Back-to-Back

Posted October 19, 2011 - By | Leave a comment

Game 2 vs. Westfort Rangers: Wake-up Call  It was a battle of two former Hurricanes goaltenders as Michael Cookson (now playing for the Rangers) and Jared “Red” Foulds (better nickname pending) backstopped their respective teams. We called up an affiliate player, Matthew Ray of the Bantam AA Maroons in ...

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Game 1 vs. Canadiens

Posted October 15, 2011 - By | 1 Comment

Picking Up Where We Left Off Just like our last game of last season, we were facing the Fort William Canadiens. To repeat the experience even further we learned that John Zurkan would be travelling to Florida for a wedding and would miss our first few games. If you recall, John missed the series against the [...]

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Exhibition Game vs. Beavers: So Far, So Good

Posted September 30, 2011 - By | 1 Comment

We try to keep in mind that this is only pre-season but we received a lot of positive signs from this early match. We ended up winning our game with the Beavers 7-1 but rather than go over the play-by-play as I usually would, I’ll highlight just a few players. I could probably talk at [...]

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UD Quickie: Shopping for Insurance

Posted September 29, 2011 - By | Leave a comment

If you’ve never purchased insurance for a business, my advice is to shop around. This might seem like common sense but I just want to press the importance of it in the case of insurance. It’s not like shopping around for a laptop where you might save $100. I’ve gone into insurance dealers and brokers ...

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