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Soul brothers: the Return of the Nordiques...an eerie similarity to the Return of the Jets...by Geoff Brookes

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Fans of the Winnipeg Jets have a lot in common with fans of the Quebec

The two hockey clubs were original World Hockey Association (WHA) teams, starting in 1972, along with the Edmonton Oilers and the New England Whalers (aka the… 1,610 more words

Winnipeg Jets

HB 2 and Mollusks

Now I don’t claim to be an authority on mollusks or clams.  In fact I had to read up on them.  This morning I was contemplating the very wonders of this shell–a shell I called a   164 more words

Back to the Future? On expansion, the NHL is caught between heritage and hard cash

Editor’s note: This article by Mark Norman was originally posted on The All Rounder on March 16, 2016.

As the 2015-16 National Hockey League (NHL) season plays out its final weeks on the ice, one of the major off-ice stories has been whether the league will soon announce the addition of two franchises, which would raise the number of teams to 32. 2,070 more words

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Dainty Lives.

Pretty mornings.
Heart beating.
Sun shining.
Chocolates and smoothies.
Can life be better?

Woke up with a smile. A smile costs nothing. It’s means phenomenal. There is a hurricane underneath us, and and it could ruin us. 64 more words



There was a constantly contradicting war going on inside that meninges. To or not to. Even the single thought, forever turned every tossed coin, only to end up in it’s tail. 125 more words


Power Ranking Every WHA Team's Legacy

The World Hockey Association (WHA) was a league that existed in the 1970s as a legitimate competitor to the National Hockey League (NHL). It started off strong and made an impact but found itself in financial turmoil in less than a decade. 265 more words


Grieving A Landscape

News of Tasmania’s fires in the World Heritage Areas struck a very emotional chord with me, It’s something I’ve never experienced. At first I was struggling to pinpoint why, I’ve since come to realise it’s a form of grief. 1,327 more words