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Moving Day

Posted in Uncategorized on March 30, 2012 by tangentman

It looks as if there are people (all two of you) who still check in here periodically. Thank you.

I’m going to try a new site for all my crap. It’s a work in progress at this point, so don’t expect much, but it’ll be different. Bookmark it now, and I’ll see you there…

Lance ‘Versus’ The NHL

Posted in NHL, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on May 19, 2010 by tangentman

My latest blog at focuses on Lance Armstrong and his issues with a Versus programming decision:

So I was watching the Tour of California bicycle race last night on the Versus Network . Really. All of five minutes of it actually, since immediately following it was the 2nd game of the Eastern Conference Finals. Promptly at 7 PM ET, Versus switched the coverage to the hockey broadcast, apparently with a mile to go to the finish.

Later that evening, the twitter community (at least the people who follow Mr Armstrong) received the following tweet:

“Who’s the dumbass @versustv that cut off @AmgenTourofCali coverage w/ a mile to go for pregame hockey?? #pathetic”

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Fantasy Sophomores, Mothers’ Day and Playoff Beards…

Posted in Blogs, Fantasy Hockey, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 5, 2010 by tangentman

My latest blog at “From The Point” is now up –

‘Sophomore Slump’. Two horrendous words. Having a player on your fantasy team who is going through a brutal second season can make things interesting during your quest for league supremacy.

Steven Stamkos proved this year that The Slump doesn’t hit everyone, more than doubling his rookie season output of 46 points. Of course, only one team in your league had his stats accumulate to their benefit, while the rest of the armchair GM’s were saying to themselves, “Damn, I wish I had that guy.”

It’s a bit early with the playoffs in full gear, but I’m going to look at some of this year’s rookies that ought to have better seasons the second time around (or, at the very least, should avoid taking a step backward). So, without further ado – and in no particular order – let’s get started with a few from the Eastern Conference…

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