Between the Circles

Rangers flex their muscle

Posted by TimS on Fri, 10/10/2008 - 19:51
The second period was all Rangers, who used their size and muscle to go ahead 3-1 after a 1-1 first. The Rangers were hitting and the Hawks got sloppy in the second. Keith, Skille and Bolland each had the puck on their stick before Voros scored at 5:15 to make it 2-1. Sopel and Keith didn't look good on Dubinsky's goal at 15:36. It's way early, but against a big team from the Eastern Conference such as the Rangers, the Hawks look small. Rangers have five forwards 6-3 or bigger. Hawks have only Byfuglien.

Between the Circles

Decent first period

Posted by TimS on Fri, 10/10/2008 - 18:58
Not a bad first period. Hawks outshot 10-8 but had better chances and it's 1-1. Kane goal from Campbell, who lugged the puck all the way up the ice to set it up. Soft goal by Huet? Maybe. Easy rebound, but Skille missed his check on Redden for the goal. Sharp had two great chances he couldn't convert and Bolland missed the net from a sweet spot. Bad tripping penalty by Fraser gives the Rangers a PP to start the second. Keith and Seabrook were back together on defense after just eight minutes. Campbell with Hjalmarsson.

Click here - Tech

Bill Murray asks Obama and McCain when the Cubs will win it all

Posted by Cj on Fri, 10/10/2008 - 11:46

Obama and McCain answer Bill's question.

Obama and McCain debate the issues; Featuring Bill Murray and Chris Parnell:

Jon Stewart continues making fun of Bush.
Clusterf#@k to the Poor House - Financial Crisis Cartoons:

Fox Panic:

I know I have posted this video earlier this week, but I have posted again for those who may have missed it.

Washington approves the bailout package:

Sen. Biden and Gov. Palin go head to head:

Between the Circles

Huet to face Rangers

Posted by TimS on Fri, 10/10/2008 - 10:59
NEW YORK - Savvy said a few minutes ago after the morning skate at the Garden that Cristobal Huet would start Friday's opener against the Rangers. Savard went with Huet based on his strong preseason and the fact Nikolai Khabibulin didn't play in any exhibition games. As for Saturday in Washington, Savvy left it open. "It's going to be day-by-day thing and that's how we're going to do it," he said. Lines for tonight (no surprises) Ladd-Toews-Havlat Byfuglien-Sharp-Kane Versteeg-Bolland-Skille Burish-Fraser-Adams Defense Keith-Campbell Hjalmarsson-Seabrook Hendry-Sopel

All That Glitters - Celebrity news

Angelina Jolie posed nude for a magazine cover...

Posted by mipplet on Fri, 10/10/2008 - 10:19
...but don't get too excited, guys. This isn't a Playboy centerfold or anything, but Angie's boobs are taking center stage in the latest issue of W magazine. The publication features intimate photos of Angie and her new twins taken by none other than Brad Pitt. A photo of Angelina breastfeeding one of the babies is featured on the magazine cover. Obviously, the picture is generating a lot of attention, which it should. It's actually quite beautiful...and in much better taste than the raunchy photos of Brad and Angie that were published shortly after Brad officially split from Jennifer Aniston several years ago.

Suburban Political Recount

New Seals ad takes on Kirk for Iraq war vote

Posted by Joseph Ryan on Fri, 10/10/2008 - 10:01

Democrat Dan Seals probably made his greatest strides in his 2006 run against U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk by hammering for supporting the Iraq war.
That was the mid-term election that saw Dems sweep into power largely on the public's dissatisfaction with the war.
This time around, the economy is taking top billing for most voters, but Seals is still hitting Kirk on Iraq.
In a new broadcast ad starting today, an unnamed Iraq war veteran says Kirk was "irresponsible" in voting for the war and then voting to cut veteran health care funding.
"We fought for our country and Mark Kirk turned his back on us," the man says.
Kirk is a Navy Reserve intelligence officer who has served during conflicts in Iraq, Haiti and Bosnia.

All Bull - Chicago Bulls

Analyzing the preseason opener

Posted by mikemcgraw on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 23:32
In a nutshell, the Bulls were completely out of synch at the start of this game. They were tentative on offense, sloppy on defense and fell behind Dallas 62-44 by halftime. The final score was 110-102, but that was only because the Bulls closed the gap late in the game with all subs on the floor. Here are some thoughts: --I suspect there will be plenty of games like this early in the season. The Bulls seem ready to ride rookie point guard Derrick Rose and he's bound to have some early growing pains.

Between the Circles

Huet or Khabibulin?

Posted by TimS on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 23:24
NEW YORK - I've known Savvy for 20 years and sometimes I can get a read on what he's thinking. I thought I saw a twinkle in his eye the other day when talking about Khabibulin, making me think for a second he would pull off the surprise and start him in goal Friday against the Rangers in the opener. Then I thought, how in the heck do you not start Huet in the first game of the season in a difficult environment after all that has happened with Khabibulin in the last week? The guy hasn't played a game since last spring and every win is going to be vital to making the playoffs. If the Hawks think Huet is their No. 1 goalie, and they do, he has to start. And if Huet plays well, he should start again on Saturday in Washington and Monday's home opener against Nashville.

Widescreen

Getting ready for "Body of Lies"

Posted by Sean Stangland on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 22:21

"Body of Lies" opens this weekend. Russell Crowe + Leonardo DiCaprio + Ridley Scott = Me at the movie theater. Why am I so excited about a new Ridley Scott movie? These clips should tell you:

Bear Essentials

On being Michael Turner

Posted by Bob LeGere on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 18:51
It really isn't a big deal, since the Bears don't tackle in practice anyway, but they really don't have anyone who can provide a similar look in practice for what the defense will see from the Falcons' Michael Turner. The stumpy but explosive Turner packs about 255 pounds on a solid 5-foot-10 frame, although the Falcons list him at 244. The Bears' backup running backs – 5-foot-7, 186-pound Garrett Wolfe and 5-10, 212-pound Adrian Peterson – just aren't the same type of players. So it was suggested to defensive coordinator Bob Babich that maybe stout nose tackle Anthony Adams could play the role of Turner. Adams weighs 307 pounds and is listed at an even 6 feet tall, but he looks more like 5-10.