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NHL Fan

Swat Fuel posted by NHL Fan

Swat Fuel is a website that sells a formulated line of thermogenic formulas that are designed to improve stamina, overall health and sharpen the senses of SWAT members, policemen, military, firefighters and scouts. The Swat Fuel line was designed by Dr. Dan Olesnicky, a recognized figure on emergency medicine, weight loss, nutrition, fitness and physiology. There are many interesting products sold on the website that can be of great assistance for the so-called “warriors.”

9MM Workout Primer

One of its products is the 9MM workout primer that is designed to energize an individual before a workout. It has vitamins, minerals, stimulants and antioxidants that can help a person sustain his energy level. It also has glucose stabilizers that prevent a person from craving and ruining his workout gains. The product is priced at $35.

Formula 7.62 NATO Long Range Hydration Formula

This energy drink has amino acids that help law enforcement agents to be at the peak of performance. It also has antioxidants that protect its users from damage caused by free radicals and glucose that fuels the cells during an intense workout. It also has L-Arginine and nitric oxide activators that promote good blood circulation and oxygenation to the muscles.

.40 Caliber - High Speed Multivitamin

This is a multivitamin designed for individuals who are always on the go 24/7. The first vitamin is especially designed to meet the nutritional requirements of an operator. Dosage is thrice a day, enabling its users to get the vitamins and minerals they need during critical times.

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NHL Fan

Ice Hockey Fan? Try the Break Away Slot! posted by NHL Fan

It’s winter, so you know what that means! It is time for ice hockey fans around the world to enjoy this exciting sport. Even when the ice hockey season ends, it is still possible to enjoy the thrill of the game. It has been captured in a video slot machine known as “Break Away”.

By combining the energetic sport of ice hockey with a slot machine game, Microgaming, creator of Break Away has produced a game that would excite any ice hockey fan. The slot machine has top of the line software. Its sound effects are top notch and the graphics and vivid and eye-catching. 

The Break Away slot machine game, found in  http://www.luckynuggetcasino.com/au/online-pokies/, has five reels which provide a total of 243 ways to win. The machine features numerous wild symbols which have ramped up one’s chances of winning. For instance, some of the wild symbols include smashing wilds, stacked wilds and scatters. On top of this, players may be awarded free spins. There is a bonus feature referred to as the Rolling Reels. 

Ice hockey fans will be pleased with the graphics that depict both game officials and athletic players. The ice hockey theme is further applied to this slot game with the various layouts of ice rinks. Also, machines used on the ice are also found in the Break Away slot machine.

When two of the animated players crash into the ice on either reel 2, 3 or 4, the Smashing wild feature is triggered. The whole reel is made wild which translates to a guaranteed win. This action is reminiscent of the physical and fast nature of ice hockey. Fans will be able to relate to this part of the Break Away slot machine. Another entertaining symbol is the Fiery Puck which when activated on either reel 3, 4 or 5 serves as the scatter symbol.

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Richard Kagan

Devils Beat Rangers in OT posted by Richard Kagan

New Jersey beat the NY Rangers in game 6 in OT to oust the Rangers from the Eastern Conference Finals.  I live in NY and follow hockey and admit I was rooting for the Devils to prevail 3-2.  They did when rookie Adam Henrique scored early in OT to send New Jersey in the Finals, the fourth with Martin Brodeur as goalie.  Brodeur is on his way to the Hall of Fame when his career ends, and it is fitting that he reaches the Finals to try to go out on top. 

Offensively, the Rangers are challenged.  They have a great goalie in Henrik Lunqvist, who literally, carries this team on his back, every game.  The Rangers just don't have the firepower.  You can't win the Cup when you score 2-3 goals a game.  It's just not going to happen.  You have to put the puck in the net and give your goalie a night off, so to speak.  Let the wingers or centers be accountable.  NY had a great run.  The Devils are the better team.

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Richard Kagan

Indoor LaCross Riot posted by Richard Kagan

I gotta tell you, I saw a video of a LaCross game brawl that got out of control.  The fight worsened when one team left their bench and raced onto the playing surface.  This was indoor LaCross.  I don't know what level of teams were competing.  It looked like high school or semi-pro.  But what really got me was this act of crazy behavior was scored to hard rock music!  Oh, let's look at athletes gone wild and rock out of some badass guitar.  I'll tell you what has gotten out of control, is the packaging of this violent, unsportsmanlike brawl gone bad.  It ssems like hey, you know the video "Girls gone Wild", well, let's see some guys gone wild.  Glorifying fights of this nature doesn't diminish it, it gives it a license to continue unabated.  I saw the officials who were totally overwhelmed.  How are you going to stop 20 guys from hitting each other?  Get on the PA system.  I turned off the video because I had enough.  I didn't want to hear this wierd scene and listen to music.  Give it a rest.  Next thing you know they'll be selling tickets to see the brawl go out of control.  Nobody wins when that happens.Continue reading "Indoor LaCross Riot"

Richard Kagan

Kings vs. Rangers? posted by Richard Kagan

It is pretty certain that LA will come out of the Western Conference playoffs.  What remains much more in doubt is the Rangers-Devils series.  NY has a 1-0 lead in the best of 7.  But this series is by no means over.  The Rangers play almost the oppositie of LA.  They grind it out, slow down the game, and let their goalie become the anchor of defense.  A goal or two is usually all the Rangers need to win a game.  That pattern may remain in the Eastern Finals, but it will be sorely tested if NY plays the LA Kings. 

The sleeping giant, that is the LA Kings, has woke up with a vengence.  The Rangers play like the the little engine that could.  It huffs and puffs its way toward the finish line. 

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Richard Kagan

'Hawks Force Game 6 on West Madison posted by Richard Kagan

Jonathan Toews' goal early in OT give the Hawks a big win in Game 5 againt the pesky Phoenix Coyotes.  Now the first round series heads to what will be a loud United Center.  The Hawks fans will be out in full force and throw in a few Hall of Famers watching in the VIP boxes.  One thing for sure is Raffi Torres won't be on the ice. He has been effectively removed from the Series when the NHL suspended him for 25 games, a stiff penalty.  Let's hope it sends the message and let's hope that Marian Hossa is on the road back to a healthy recovery from that cheap shot.  The Big stars need to continue to play big and that includes Patrick Sharp, Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook.  It would also help if Patrick Kane got on the scoreboard.  The Hawks also need a good game from Dave Bolland and Marcus Kruger.  If they can get contributions from them, they have a good chance to head back to Phoenix for a day in the sun and game 7.Continue reading "'Hawks Force Game 6 on West Madison"


Richard Kagan

'Hawks on Brink in Phoenix posted by Richard Kagan

As a long-time Blackhawks fan from the days of Eric Nesterenko, Pierre Pilote, and Pat Stapeton, Bobby and Dennis Hull, and Stan Mikita, I am following their playoff series closely.  They trail 1-0 going into the 3rd frame in the pivotal fifth game.  The Hawks trail 3-1 in games and if the Coyotes win, it will be the first time they will advance beyond the first round in Franchise history.  This is great news for those fans, decked out in white in the stands out there.  The Hawks have underperformed.  They are getting outplayed by a feisty, determined team.  This team does nnot have the firepower or the superstarrs that Chicago has.  They do have an outstanding goalie in Mike Smith.  Maybe, that's what you need in late April.  It doesn't matter if you win 2-0, or 2-1, as long as you win and advance.  And, it looks like Phoenix is about to do just that.  I wouldn't be suprised if the Hawks tie this game up late, and go into another OT, only to lose.  This has been a close series, only because the Coyotes don't have the big guns as Chicago does.  But coach Dave Tippet's plan is working to a near perfect scenario.  The Kane, Toews line has been silenced.  When your star players can't score a goal, that's a recipe for an early exit.  Marian Hossa is out with a concussion.  But he was not scoring when he got wharcked by Raffi Torres. He had 77 points in the regular season.   I think a loss of Hossa matched up vs. Torres' suspension is a win for Coyotes. &nContinue reading "'Hawks on Brink in Phoenix"


NHL Fan

Getting Air Hockey Tables posted by NHL Fan

Opt for the variety. Air hockey tables come in three basic kinds: table best air hockey, which implies the air hockey game is placed on best of an currently present table; convertible tables, which suggests it might be converted into a ping-pong, pool or other variety of game table; and standard, which can be a stand-alone air hockey table. Some tables are designed for outside use or give multiplayer options. Feel about your budget and wherever you are going to be playing the game, and then decide which style of table will very best suit your predicament.

Opt for the size. Air hockey tables can differ broadly in size inside every sort. Stand-alone tables, by way of example, are often made for children and have significantly shorter legs and length. Table leading air hockey games are also generally developed for children's perform. Even convertible tables can selection widely in size. Just as some are intended for smaller little ones, others are created for taller adults, a few of whom might come across it unpleasant to bend far above to perform air hockey. In the event the air hockey table will be to get a family of tall teenagers, for instance, you'll choose to select a single that has lengthy legs and will accommodate the height with the players. Finally, be certain the table will match while in the area you have got allotted for it. Measure the room, then look in the measurements of the table for making positive it'll be an ideal match.

Pick out the attributes. All sorts of air hockey tables include selections and functions for making the game far more enjoyable. Some have electronic scoreboards, although others are manual. Some have flashing lights and sounds that activate whenever a aim is scored. Several air hockey tables come with additional equipment, like spare pucks, but some don't.

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Flyers obtain Pavel Kubina Flyers obtain Pavel Kubina posted by NHL Fan

The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded defenseman Pavel Kubina to the Philadelphia Flyers for a pair of draft picks, a source close to the team said on Saturday.

Based on the source, the Flyers traded a conditional second round choose they had originally acquired from Florida inside a trade for Kris Versteeg, and also a fourth-rounder in 2013 to land the veteran defenseman.

The Panthers hold the
solution on whether the second round choose is often applied this year or in 2013.

Kubina is slated
to be an unrestricted free agent July 1.

Tampa Bay
general manager Steve Yzerman announced on Thursday that the team was planning on trading the veteran defenseman and would hold him out with the lineup while attempting to make a deal.

Kubina, who
has a limited no-trade clause, was asked to provide the team using a list of five teams he was willing to be traded to, Kubina's agent Peter Svoboda told ESPN.com on Thursday night.

The Lightning traded Dominic Moore to San Jose on Thursday. Yzerman told ESPN.com two weeks ago that he would
determine his plan for the trade deadline according to where his team was inside the standings within the subsequent 7-10 days. As of Saturday morning, Tampa Bay was in 12th placeContinue reading "Flyers obtain Pavel Kubina Flyers ..."


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Giroux Returning to Lineup posted by Jeff Ponder

Claude Giroux is proving that concussions do not have a set timetable for return.  For some players, problems with concussions have spanned throughout multiple seasons.

Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins has missed 68 games – and counting – with a concussion.  David Perron of the St. Louis Blues recently missed 97 games with a concussion issue.  It seems that Giroux will miss just four games.

Reports suggest that Giroux will be back in the lineup tonight in Dallas.

Giroux has been sidelined since December 10 after colliding with teammate Wayne Simmonds.  When Giroux missed his first game, he was the league’s leading scorer with 39 points.  Currently, he is tied for first with Evgeni Malkin (Pittsburgh), Phil Kessel (Toronto) and Henrik Sedin (Vancouver).

During practice Tuesday morning, Giroux rejoined his linemates, Jaromir Jagr and Scott Hartnell, while also spending time on the first power-play unit.  It was Giroux’s third straight day of practice.

In an interview with Philly.com, Giroux stated that he “felt good.”

The timing of Giroux’s return could not have come at a better time.  One week ago today, Flyers captain Chris Pronger was informed that he would be sidelined for the rest of the season with severe post-concussion syndrome.

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Cory Sarich injured in cycling accident (Yahoo Sports)

DENVER(AP) -- Free-agent NHL defenseman Cory Sarich is recovering in a Calgary hospital after a cycling accident this week. [read full article]

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Hurricanes, Flyers postponed because of snow in Northeast

The Philadelphia Flyers have postponed Tuesday night's gameagainst the Carolina Hurricanes because of the snowstorm that hasclobbered the Northeast. [read full article]

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Kessel leads streaking Maple Leafs past Avalanche with two goals

Phil Kessel scored twice, James van Riemsdyk had a goal and anassist and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2on Tuesday night for their sixth straight win. [read full article]

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Jovanovski's goal, assist spark Panthers to win over Sabres

Ed Jovanovski scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist inhis 1,100th career game, sparking the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 winover the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. [read full article]

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Stars power play clicks in shutout victory over Wild

Erik Cole and Ray Whitney scored power-play goals, and theDallas Stars stopped a three-game losing streak with a 4-0 victoryover the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night. [read full article]

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