Browsing All posts tagged under »Hockey«

LA Kings Fans – Come out, Come Out, Where Ever You Are!

June 15, 2012 by


I’m told I have been unavailable. That is understandable since I actually left the land of the living for a few days.  I’m also happy to know that I have not been the only one. We Kings fans now need to come back to reality and embrace our Stanley Cup win in our own messed […]

Los Angeles Kings vs New Jersey Devils – Game 5 SCF, Goaltending

June 9, 2012 by


SUTTER: “There’s not enough of a difference in the series. Brodeur was awesome, I think, the other night. We need, probably, Jonathan to be that tomorrow.’’ I copied that quote from Hammond’s site. You can read more here. But the fact of the matter is you need your goalie to steal a game for you […]

Kings Win – Detroit Loses – Amen

March 14, 2012 by


I saw Tom Hanks in the stands last night rooting for the Kings. Let’s face it ladies, would Tom Hanks root for a loser? No! It’s sign from the hockey gods and we are going to win every game from now until the end of the season. If they can keep up that fast pace […]

The Year We Mowed the Ice

January 18, 2012 by


March, 1959. Chateauguay, Quebec. My husband put up some boards in the back yard and made an ice rink for the kids, ages 4 and 5. He hosed down the whole area and waited for the frost to freeze it over. They loved it and used it every day to skate. Then we had a […]

Hockey Q & A – Icing, It’s simple! except for….

October 27, 2011 by


Mary, my sister and our resident hockey newbie, has written her observations on abbreviations and hockey questions. I have to say I enjoyed it very much, cracked me up! But, at the same time, I’ve heard from others when talking hockey, some of the stats and penalties, etc can get confusing. As with everything, once […]

L.A. Kings Hockey Noob Report: Questions, questions, questions

October 26, 2011 by


After the game tonight, I wondered who the Los Angeles Kings are playing next.  I looked it up on my handy L.A. Times Schedule and saw it was “PHO.”  I thought, “Who the hell is “PHO?”    I looked at some of the other team name  abbreviations on the calendar I held in my hand.  “COL” […]

Cranberry-Barbecue Beef Sandwiches

October 18, 2011 by


With just a few ingredients and very little work, you’ve got some comfort food to warm your heart. Ingredients:  1 cup beef broth          1/4 cup cup minced onion          3 to 4 lbs beef chuck roast, trimmed        2 tablespoons black pepper        1 cup barbecue sauce 1 cup cranberry sauce        hamburger buns.   This makes enough for 16, […]


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