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Playoff Threeview: Colorado & Minnesota

by J.R.

CIII1. Avalanche 52-22-8 (112 points, 1st in Conference III) vs. WC1. Wild (43-27-12, 98 points, 4th in Conference III)

Season Series— Avalanche 4-0-1

LeadersAvalanche: Matt Duchene (23G, 47A, 70 Points, 6 GWG), Ryan O’Reilly (28G, 9 PPG), Paul Stastny (54.1 FO%); Wild: Jason Pominville (30G, 30A, 60 Points), Mikko Koivu (43A), Ryan Suter (2399 minutes)

Probable Goalies: Avalanche: Semyon Varlamov (41-14-8, .927, 2.41); Wild: Ilya Bryzgalof (12-9-8, .909, 2.68)

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Great Game Previews In History: 6 April 2014

by J.R.

Today In History

The Declaration of Arbroath, an assertion of Scottish independence sealed by 51 magnates and nobles, is issued April 6, 1320.

Widely regarded to have been written by Bernard of Kilwinning, abbot of Arbroath and Chancellor of Scotland, perhaps its most famous passage is translated as follows:

…for, as long as but a hundred of us remain alive, never will we on any conditions be brought under English rule. It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours that we are fighting, but for freedom – for that alone, which no honest man gives up but with life itself.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of the Tape: Colorado at St. Louis, 5 April 2014

by J.R.

This afternoon, in a special Brunchrence III bout, Colorado defends the Conference III Belt for the first time — and maybe the last time of the 2013-14 season — as the Avs visit the St. Louis Blues.

Let’s take a look at the match-up.

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DemocraThree: 28 March 2014

by J.R.

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Every Friday bloggers from around The Heptarchy will update us on the news and notes from their teams (with that fancy header image courtesy of Mike D; like democracy itself, it’s a perpetual work-in-progress). Yes, we ripped this off from TRH’s Pacific War Room; no, we don’t care. And since we ripped it off, we’ll follow their lead and go in standings order.

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DemocraThree Special Trade Deadline Edition

by J.R.

demo210With the trade deadline looming, we’ve asked our usual cadre of bloggers from around The Heptarchy to give us some idea of what the hay is going on with each team. Yes, we ripped this off from TRH’s Pacific War Room; no, we don’t care. For our special trade deadline edition, we’ll go in alphabetical order:

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DemocraThree: 10 February 2014

by J.R.

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Every Friday (except this week obviously), bloggers from around The Heptarchy will update us on the news and notes from their teams (with that fancy header image courtesy of Mike D, updated anew this week, and like democracy itself, it’s a perpetual work-in-progress). Yes, we ripped this off from TRH’s Pacific War Room; no, we don’t care. And since we ripped it off, we’ll follow their lead and go in standings order.

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Great Game Previews In History: 8 January 2014

by J.R.

Today In History

Johnny Horton’s going to do much better than I am:

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III Kronor

by J.R.

And here’s the Conference III-ers named to Sweden’s Olympic team:

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IIIiteracy: Cole Harbour Edition

by J.R.

A recap of tonight’s Conference III action with help from the geniuses on social media:

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Great Game Previews In History: 2 October 2013

by J.R.

Today In History:

creedeOn this date in 1889, Nicholas C. Creede struck silver in what would later be known as the Amethyst Vein in southwest Colorado, the last major silver strike in the Old West. Shortly thereafter, Creede’s daily income was hitting $1,000 — roughly $27,000 in today’s money or what the Islanders are paying Rick DiPietro.

Scientific American described Creede as “reserved, modest, unassuming, taciturn, pure-minded, courageous and generous to a fault, but with a commanding air of a person whose few words were characterized by great good sense.” How very Conference III. The article also said he “knew not the taste of whiskey.” How not very Conference III.

He later died of an overdose of morphine — thought it was not a suicide. He just used it for pain management. And apparently used too much of it on one fateful night.

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