Monday, March 26, 2007

A quiet Monday morning

I spent about 60% of my waking hours this weekend watching the regionals in the college hockey tournament, or as the marketing folks dubbed it, the Road to the Frozen Four. My bracket got submarined by Maine - I had St. Cloud State winning it all, but those Black Bears from Maine knocked them out in the first round. It's like Wesley Snipes said in Passenger 57, "Always bet on the Black Bears."

I'm still alive in the bracket challenge thanks to the North Dakota Fighting Sioux. I was pleased this year when the NCAA told them they'd have to change their mascot if they wanted to be able to host an NCAA tournament event. Their response was that they had the approval of the Sioux nations. Turns out they didn't, and pissed off the Sioux even more by trying that weakass move. I think they assumed that the Sioux don't have access to newspapers or telephones. At any rate, now they can't host events, and no one gets to go to hockey tournaments in Grand Forks, North Dakota. And as always, the people who suffer from the fighting are college hockey fans.

13 comments:

miss kendra said...

i didn't read any of this.

too much hockey makes my eyes wiggle.

Ɯbermilf said...

This is not the way to attract women to your blog.

Miss Kendra, let's go.

slappy said...

Okay, ladies, I'll post something fun tomorrow.

Kat said...

Make it something slappy stick!
Double ha ha






shut up.

amera hearts said...

i have to agree with miss k. sorry :(

amera hearts said...

ps is patrick swayze gay?

Monkey said...

Oh my. Hockey overload.

I was a hockey puck once. In another life.

Lilly said...

[Hockey seems to be one of the main themes on this blog at present. You guys been watching Youngblood recently? For some reason it's on Danish telly non stop at the moment!]

Clayton said...

Glad to see you have your facts straight on the Fighting Sioux nickname.

slappy said...

Amera: C'mon, he's as straight as Tom Cruise.

Monkey: I'm glad to see you're moving up the karmic chain.

Lilly: I do want to watch Youngblood just to see Rob Lowe as a hockey player. It sounds wonderfully bad.

Clayton: I think you may be forgetting the <sarcasm></sarcasm> tags. At any rate, all jiggsblog posts are thoroughly factchecked by a team of four trained seals using a World Book Encyclopedia set from 1982 with volumes D and H missing.

jamwall said...

crap, why didn't i catch this post yesterday.

i was blog-deficient.

yeah, i was on the losing end of that malee. my golden gophers fell to the "fighting sioux (aka, the sue, the sewage, the susans and "the nazi's"). but at least they went out playing hard sunday and came very very close to winning it.

go BC!!!!!

slappy said...

I'm still hoping the Sioux can give me a win in the bracket challenge. They're plucky. I think if they can score 8 like they did against Michigan, they'll beat BC.

jamwall said...

if BC can slow down NoDak like the gophs did, but produce on their power play opportunities, as well as score more 5-on-5, they can beat the sewage.