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  1. Getting back into it.

    Well, as you can see from my join date, I joined this site back in 2005. I know what you're thinking..."this guy has no posts". I never really posted just joined to see how I could send cards TTM. I sent some cards and got some autos.

    Joe Nathan
    Bobby Crosby
    Grady Sizemore
    Jamie Moyer
    Barry Zito
    Angel Berroa (my first success)
    Marc Bulger
    Shannon Stewart

    Those are about it maybe a few more. I really ...
  2. A few things to talk about

    Hockey fans in my area are a little divided during the 1st round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. It has nothing to do with the Rangers vs. Washington, though. It's New Jersey vs. Carolina that might be the more attractive matchup, with the Devils leading 2-1 after Sunday.

    That's because up until a couple of years ago, the Devils were the parent club of the AHL's Albany River Rats, and some of the current Devils, like Zach Parise, for example, starred for the Rats before being called ...

    Updated 04-22-2009 at 11:47 AM by hobbyfan

  3. Game 3 Pens vs Flyers

    Whatev Pens lose this one.

    The Penguins are still up in the series 2-1.

    Also Hawks win...they are up 2-0

    In other news, I'm back from my weekend, it was quite awesome.

    Sorry no video this time, will put up one next entry. Look out for the next entry sometime on Monday.

    Thats all, I don't feel like writing a book.

    Go Penguins!

    Go Blackhawks!

    Later all,
  4. A legend walks away

    "You've got to know when to hold 'em,
    Know when to fold 'em,
    Know when to walk away,
    And know when to run"

    The first half of the chorus to Kenny Rogers' 1980 hit, "The Gambler", sums up in a nutshell my sentiments on NFL Hall of Famer John Madden's decision to retire after 30 years of broadcasting. Madden chose to walk away on his own terms, rather than run the risk of being forced out to appease the growing chorus of detractors who believe ...
  5. Nothing big...

    Short post today, nothing serious or long. Couple more playoff games in the book tonight.

    Big win for the Blackhawks, they played a great 3rd period and a great OT. Havlat was the only player on the ice that has scored a playoff goal in his career on either team.

    Ducks beat Sharks 2-0
    Blackhawks beat Flames 3-2 (ot)
    Red Wings beat Blue Jackets 4-1
    Bruins beat Canadians 4-2

    Notes on the games tonight. Short "tid bits"