Taking The Morality Out Of Line Construction

I got two turntables and a microphone. Wait, no, that’s not right. I got three scoring lines and a checking line. That’s more like it.

Yes, I’m being a bit silly, but there is an important point to make by doing this. If you are going to be a good deejay, you need your turntables and your microphone to be in good working order. Each is as important as the other to accomplish your goal. Hockey is no different when it comes to the lines put on the ice. For much of hockey’s history, teams have really had two scoring lines, a checking line, and a line of, well, scrubs, to be honest. Not every team every season, but a lot of teams.

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Someone’s Gonna Pay: Ducks 1 – Hawks 0

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War On Ice

It seems like a recurring dream, where the Hawks fling rubber like monkey feces at an opposing goalie for 60 straight minutes, and yet can’t seem to make any twine ripple. Yet this one feels like the first time a goalie really had to channel Houdini to get out of some of the jams the Hawks put him in, as John Gibson was excellent. Throw in a couple posts rang as well, and you get yet another frustrating night. Still, there’s hardly much to complain about, as the Hawks were just a shade better than the Ducks everywhere but in goal (and they weren’t much worse there either).

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Orange Rhyming Dictionary – Ducks vs Hawks Preview, Pregame Thread, Killion’s Birthday Party

Count_duckula_titles vs oldschool

Game Time: 7:30PM Central
TV/Radio: CSN, WGN-AM 720
Fowl Beasts: Anaheim Calling, Battle of California

Tonight will mark the only time during the regular season that the Anaheim Ducks will visit West Madison, and thank the hockey gods for that, because their new road white uniforms are sinfully ugly. It’s fitting that they’re in town so close to Halloween wearing such terrifying costumes, and in the traditional colors of the holiday no less.

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High On The Hog: Piggin’ Out On Home Cookin’

The Rockford IceHogs skated to a 2-1 record this past week, winning back-to-back home tilts this weekend over Midwest Division rivals Chicago and Lake Erie. As Rockford prepares to hit the road again, they now sit behind the red-hot Milwaukee Admirals in the division standings.

With a 4-2-0-1 mark and nine points on the 2014-15 campaign, the IceHogs occupy the fourth spot in the AHL’s Western Conference. Here’s how the past week unfolded for Rockford.

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