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IIIiteracy: Shea Weber Returns From Where He Left Even Though He Was Never There

by J.R.

Shea Weber and the Nashville Predators played up in Philly against the Flyers tonight.

Oh, did the Brotherly Love Boys have feelings on the Predators’ captain:

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Happy Hour In The Heptarchy: Road Food

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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Great Game Previews In History: 27 December 2013

by J.R.

Today In History

800px-HMS_Beagle_by_Conrad_MartensThe HMS Beagle departed Plymouth Sound for its second voyage.

Captain Robert FitzRoy surmised that having a geologist on board would be a good idea, so he signed up Charles Darwin as a supernumerary.

Originally planned at two years, the circumnavigation ended up lasting five and along the way, Darwin developed his theory of evolution, especially while at Punta Alta, Argentina, where he found the remains of giant, extinct mammals and at the Galapagos, of course.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale Of The Tape: Chicago at Nashville, 17 December 2013

by J.R.

Tonight, the Chicago Blackhawks return to Bridgestone Arena to try and regain the Conference III Championship Belt at the place they lost it. The Nashville Predators try to continue their record belt run.

Let’s see how they stack up:

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Happy Hour In The Heptarchy: Spicy Snaps and Snickerdoodle Milk

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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Carter Hutton Is The Best Player In The History of Everything Ever

by J.R.

Nashville retained the Conference III Championship Belt tonight with a 3-1 win over Dallas. And no one was happier than Nashville’s goalie:

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Thursday Thirteen: Cold Blooded

by J.R.

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

This week, it’s flipping cold.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale Of The Tape: Dallas at Nashville, 12 December 2013

by J.R.

Tonight, the Dallas Stars visit the Nashville Predators in what is not just the first Chambers Pot game of the season, but a tilt for the Conference III Championship Belt.

Let’s see how these two bitter rivals stack up:

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IIIiteracy: Preds the Pit(ts), Buff’s Brace, Wild Win

by J.R.

Tonight in Conference III action:

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Great Game Previews In History: 8 November 2013

by J.R.

Programming note: Game Previews are gonna be a morning thing now, except when they aren’t

Today In History

Cortez_&_La_MalincheHernán Cortés arrives in Tenochtitlan with a whole bevy of Spanish guys on November 8, 1519. Moctezuma II actually welcome them — threw a big old party and everything — in an effort to lure them in and learn their weaknesses. It proved to be too clever by half.

Indeed, he gave the Spanish gold to placate them, which didn’t work, because giving gold to a 16th century Spaniard is more or less like skating with your head down near John Scott. He shouldn’t hit you and it’s wrong that he does, but he just can’t help himself when you throw it out there like that.

Anyway, eventually Cortés found out some Aztecs killed some Spanish dudes down by the coast and used this as a pretext to hold Moctezuma hostage and use him as a puppet.

Then it gets complicated: Cortés was facing a mutiny, so he had to leave and then his second-in-command started killing people, including the Aztec Emperor, so Cortés rushed back and it was on and blah blah blah there was a big war and then a siege and eventually down through the years, Mexican Coke.

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