Hello everybody! I’d like to start out this week off by congratulating Mike Grier on changing into the advisor to hockey operations for the New York Rangers. I discovered this out solely after checking my web site stats and noticed that I had obtained 1,873 hits in a 24-hour span! Now, I do know my web site is fairly superior. I imply the place else are you going to find out about hockey taking part in chimps, Tron-looking Maple Leaf uniforms, and the worst California Golden Seals reproduction jerseys of all-time? However critically, 1,873 hits? What did I do to deserve that? So I did a bit investigating, and discovered that everybody abruptly took curiosity within the Mike Grier “pizza sofa” card, a private favourite of mine. Upon additional analysis, I discovered that Mike had obtained himself a brand new job. So, congratulations Mike! I want you all of the success on this planet. You’re becoming a member of an awesome franchise with an awesome historical past, and a wealth of fantastic prospects.
Anyway, again to the rationale you might be all right here… new Seals stuff! I’ve a model new article up within the (duh!) articles part, and it’s all about who ruined the Seals first couple of seasons within the NHL and virtually led them out of city twice earlier than 12 months two got here to an finish. It’s a nice opinion piece from George Ross within the January 10, 1969 Oakland Tribune, which you’ll be able to learn all about right here.
If anybody wish to add their vote to the tally already accrued for this 12 months’s Seals Corridor of Fame induction, you are able to do so by clicking right here. The voting will proceed till the top of June, and in July, as standard, I’ll reveal this 12 months’s latest inductees.
Till subsequent time, keep gold!