You don't really want to waste an evening watching Versus hype Sidney Crosby, do you? I sure don't. Much better fun -- and fun for a good cause -- would be going to Ice Hockey in Harlem's benefit tonight at Bar Nine, featuring music by the Zambonis. For just $10, you get music, buffet, and hockey fans. And all to promote the great IHIH program. For complete info, click on the image to the right to see a larger version.
At Blueshirt Bulletin+ today, we take a look back at our draft previews and reviews from 2001 through 2005 to demonstrate that the draft need not be a crap shoot and that sometimes foresight is almost as close to 20-20 as hindsight. Click here to read it -- you already know the drill about what you need to do to gain access to BB+ (if you don't, E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org).
This may not be Ranger-related, but a friend of ours, Jacob Hawkins, and his collaborators have begun producing a series of promos for the NHL that are funny and edgy, but which are guilty of the heresy of admitting that there may be other stars in the NHL worth promoting aside from Crosby. Here is their first, starring a Henrik Zetterberg lookalike (they promise a future promo featuring Lundqvist):
For more information, visit Jacob's web site.