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The Threemix: Welcoming You Back To Conference III With A Musical Rebus

by J.R.

Ed. note: It’s back to NHL action this week and to bring you up to speed, a Conference III megamix:

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Happy Hour In The Heptarchy: Tamales and Hot Toddies

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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Have A Very Conference III New Year

by J.R.

A couple more Conference III games tonight before we close the book on 2013.

Please drink responsibly and while doing so, offer some resolutions for the teams of Conference III.

Please enjoy this selection of songs from the bands of Conference III country as you do so.

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Happy Hour In The Heptarchy: Cayenne Pumpkin Pie and a Mason Jar of 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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Rinne The Poo

by J.R.

According to a report from Nick Kypreos, detailed over at SBNation, Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne’s “spontaneous bacterial infection” that was going to sideline him four week is actually E. coli and will instead keep him out until around Christmas.

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Thursday Thirteen: The Silly Season

by J.R.

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

This week, the first rankings of the 2013-14 season.

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Happy Hour In The Heptarchy: Lindy Slop and Leftover Apple Juice

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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Welcome to the Conference III Cookout!

by J.R.

2665108-number-3-three-cut-from-rippling-american-flag Happy Independence Day, Conference III (Happy Thursday, Winnipeg)! A subtle reminder we need your help, probably.

I hope you’re all slathering on a mess of sunblock and chilling your finest American super-extra macrobrews, forming various ground meats into patties of random thickness and width to cook across the top of a flaming fire of freedom.

Yessiree, it’s July the Fourth, a celebration of liberty, megachurches, double-parking and the greatest hegemony the world has ever known.

Be proud of yourself, US of A, for you are responsible for 85.7 some-odd percent of the greatest hockey collective in all the land and you have the graciousness to include Winnipeg, because in addition to being powerful and strapping and tanned, you are also a nice person who does nice things for people; yes, America, you are Freddie Prinze Jr. in She’s All That.

And Conference III contains the best parts of America — from the golden shores of Lake Michigan to Tennessee’s verdant hills to the heft of the Metroplex to the snow-capped majesty of the Rockies to the mighty headwaters of the Mississippi to the whatever is in St. Louis (view of East St. Louis?). And Manitoba, which is an old Ojibwe word for “Honorary America.”

One sweet day, I’d like for all of Conference III to come together for a big old cookout and we’ll all get fat and drunk and then we’ll get in fights and cry and hug, because this is America and this is Conference III and that’s what we do. In the meantime, we’ll have a metaphorical cookout — potluck and BYOB, with a playlist of rockin’ American music and a guestlist of kickass Americans (s/t JC). And, yeah, Winnipeg, you’re invited.

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