Top five possible reasons why Daniel may or may not play tonight.
#5. Downton Abby season finale is on and he can’t figure out his PVR.
#4. He is a heart-strong hockey phenom who wants nothing more than to rise above the pain and take the game he loves by the handles and own that ice.
#3. Pretty buzzed about the idea of a Daniel Seden hologram.
#2. He embodies a quintessential Canuck and won’t be stopped by anything.
#1. It’s all part of an elaborate scheme to Punk Jonathan Quick. He’s totally stoked to show up in front of Jonathan tonight with Justin Beiber and say the words; “you’ve been Punk’d!”
Only slightly better than the original version…
Next weekend is the Northern Regional Pond Hockey Championship at West Lake. Pond hockey is pretty cool, but it’s not the same as regular arena hockey. Mike’s top five things to remember about pond hockey.
#5. It’s not really a pond, it’s a lake.
#4. The Zamboni is smaller, slower and resembles three guys with shovels, a broom and a garden hose.
#3. You may need a fishing license to use the outhouse (depends on where they put it).
#2. A good slap shot can go on forever!
#1. Essential gear: Helmet, gloves, shin pads, cup and … a life jacket!
The PG Fury kick off their season tomorrow against Tacoma at the CN Centre (indoor soccer). Mike’s top five ways to tell you’re at a soccer game and not a hockey game tomorrow night at CN Centre.
#5. The playing surface appears greener and less slippery than usual.
#4. Rowdy Cat appears dejected and forlorn
#3. Plenty of room. Most of the seats haven’t been used in years.
#2. The Zamboni gets bogged down in the deep grass on turn three.
Prince George’s indoor soccer team will be known as The Fury. I was thinking it might be cool to have a more Prince George ish name. Considering that ‘The River’ is already taken here are Mike’s top five rejected Prince George ish names for PG’s indoor soccer team.
#5. One way street.
#4. The Drive thru.
#3. The Seppy (to pay tribute to our septic tank mascot).
#2. The Ice Jam.
#1. (to pay tribute to industry in PG) the PG Stink!
others to consider.. Balls of Fury, Road to the Bore, Bent like Benny, The PG Grass, Men in Cleats.
The Cougars kick of a new season tonight with a new coach behind the bench, so I thought I would share some of my expertise (expertise gather after years behind the bench as the stick-boy for the Thompson Hawks on the MJHL. These are some coaching strategies that have worked for me in the past and they might work for Dean Clark. Mike’s top five tips for the new coach of the Prince George Cougars.
#5. Try not to watch any Leafs hockey on game days.
#4. You just can’t beat a big box of Timbits behind the bench.
#3. To help loosen up the players – do a pre-game interpretive dance to The Blackeyed Peas ‘I Got A Feeling’ before every home game.
#2. Don’t sit too close to the play-by-play guy on the bus. On-ray, Clair-stay, Ores-snay. Enough said.
#1. Score on the road – take the bus home, don’t score – walk home.
This Saturday night the top five new Hockey Night in Canada music themes will be unveiled. I was thinking, there must be a lot of existing songs they could have used. These are the top five existing songs that CBC is NOT even considering.
#5. Mandy by Barry Manilow
#4. Pass The Dutchie – Musical youth
#3. Muskrat Love – Captain and Tennille
#2. I Shaved My Legs for This – Deanna Carter
#1. Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice
The Prince George Cougars lost their 8th in a row over the weekend. Maybe it’s time to try something a little less conventional when it comes to motivating team play. Sometimes changing some little things can have a big impact. The top five little things that could help turn the team around.
#5. Players, now eligible to win fun-gun t-shirts at the rink.
#4. All on-ice officials must now reveal where they are ticklish before the game.
#3. Serve up Tim Horton’s new premium lattes in the penalty box concession. After two or three penalties –
#2. To help loosen up the players – Drew Schoneck does a pre game interpretive dance to Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”.
#1. Score on the road, ride back to town. Don’t score, walk back.
Top Five things that went on at the Spruce Kings vs Media ball hockey game yesterday.
#5. The Pepsi Ice Girls were cheering for both teams.
#4. The media bench was located too close to the mini donut stand.
#3. Spruce King players were complaining bitterly about having to use mini sticks. It did give them a whole new prospective on the game. They could finally see eye to eye with the on ice official.
#2. Stu Malgunas was seen slipping a twenty to Joan Jarman just before the fateful 4th goal.
#1. Just like any good road hockey game – more balls hit mini vans than nets!!