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Month: June, 2013

The Sound & The Fury: The First Round Of The 2013 NHL Entry Draft Unedited

by J.R.

As I did for the lottery, today I give you my unedited thoughts on the draft as it happened.

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I Will Choose Threewill

by J.R.

From the Hawks’ Instagram, Daniels Carcillo and a couple Canadians:

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Happy Hour In The Heptarchy: Red Gatorade & Fig Newtons

by J.R.

It’s five past 5 across Conference III (leave work early, Colorado — you have our permission), time to hit bricks and get that freakin’ weekend started, am I right?

Of course I am.

It’s been a tough week for some of you so loosen your belt, pop a top, grab a spoon and stop being such a sourpuss. III Communication’s got good news for everybody.

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Thursday Thirteen: The Final…Well, You Know

by J.R.

Every Thursday we bring you the III Communication’s Conference III Power Rankings, the Thursday Thirteen.

This week, we offer the final rankings of the 2013 season and prepare for the coming glory of Conference III.

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Rich Clune’s Ready…ARE YOU?

by J.R.

The very first Threero of the Week Rich Clune just joined Twitter.

In addition to his thoughts on Pride Week and celebrating his sobriety, Rich Clune is amping up the Conference III heat.

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Our IIIrd Header

by J.R.

Thanks to our good buddy Chris Cieslak for doing the photo-manipulation wizardry on the raccoon attack from the Taiwanese Stanley Cup video. It joins the coat of arms and the Black Flag in the header rotation:

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Threero Of The Week: Why Bingo Will Always Be Bickell’s Name-Oh

by J.R.

zathockeyThis is Zoë. Zoë is my daughter. She was born midway through the first period of what is probably the No. 1 game in Nashville Predators history — the Game 5 victory over Detroit in the first round of 2012 playoffs.

Things haven’t gone so well for the Predators since then — Radulov left, Suter left, Weber tried to leave, the team had an abysmal season, Brandon Yip got power play minutes — but I don’t think her mom and I are going to be all Buffalo ’66 with Zoë.

Zoë likes hockey — and not just Predators hockey (though that’s her favorite; the only thing she says more than “Gnash” is “Mama,” “Dada” and “Dog,” and she’s never even met David Backes). She had the good sense to make it to the world just in time to see Nick Lidstrom play, for example. And though she almost always sleeps through the night, she woke up, with no explanation, five minutes before the end of the lockout was announced, as if to say “Daddy, check Twitter.”

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Taiwan Knows About The Conference III/Raccoon Thing

by J.R.

So those NMA animation cats from Taiwan did one of their wackadoodle videos about the Stanley Cup Finals:

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‘How Many Cups Have You Won?’ — Detroit Reacts To The Blackhawks’ Victory

by J.R.

As you know, the motto of the city of Detroit is “Oh yeah? How many Cups have you won?

Predictably, the good people of the Motor City had their own unique way of congratulating the Chicago Blackhawks on their Stanley Cup win.

3dō: Conference III>Flortheast

by J.R.

3dō is an occasional feature in which the meaning of Conference III is explained through prose, verse, song, interpretative dance, film, chemical formulae or illustrative anecdote relayed by old people.

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