NHL Headquarters. Connor McDavid is escorted into Commissioner Gary Bettman’s office. Bettman’s secretary opens the office door. Secretary: “Mr. Bettman is waiting for you inside.” Connor McDavid walks in and the door closes behind him. He sees Gary Bettman and… Read More ›
Surly & Scribe Skits
[Surly uncaps two beers and hands me one. I pick up my cell phone and dial Dean Lombardi on his. His phone rings once…twice…] Dean: “Hold on!” [Another discussion in the background] “Look, if you don’t like baseball analogies, then… Read More ›
I drove home from work today and got to thinking…if I could actually get the wife to agree to Scarlett Johansson to, wait, wait, that was a different thought on the drive home, sorry. I got to thinking about Mike… Read More ›
The following quotes may or may not have been overheard at the L.A. Kings recent visit to the White House…I certainly did not sit down and make them up to entertain you, if that is what you’re implying…jerk. Obama: “Hello,… Read More ›
Donald Fehr and Gary Bettman, each having received a message from Santa Claus, arrive at the North Pole for Santa’s requested meeting. They sit in Santa’s office.
Tuesday evening, the players and owners meet privately, without Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr in the room. Bettman and Fehr sit and wait, just outside the locked doors.
Surly and I can’t tell you how we know. We just know. Some missions are better left secret. This was Surly, once again, at his stealthy finest. Warrior. Hero. Lamb sent to slaughter who continually, somehow, survives…I bring you the… Read More ›