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Today in Hockey History: April 7

On this date, the emergency backup goaltender was taken to a whole new level during a Stanley Cup Final game. This was also a big date for extending streaks and playoff records while one team’s direction was forever changed. A Big Date for Coaches Lester Patrick won six Stanley Cups with the New York Rangers as a player, coach and general manager during his Hall of Fame career. His most memorable moment came on April 7, 1928, when he stepped off the bench to lead his team to a huge vict...
Tags: New York, Washington, Sport, Gartner, Rangers, Roy, Detroit Red Wings, Penguins, Quinn, Hockey, NHL, Detroit, Richard, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Anderson


Ranking the Flyers’ Last 11 Drafts

Over the last decade, the Philadelphia Flyers have undergone one of the NHL’s more subtle rebuilds. The team never bottomed out following their Stanley Cup Final appearance in 2009-10, but strong drafting and scouting have helped them establish one of the league’s best prospect pipelines. Former GMs Paul Holmgren (left) and Ron Hextall (right) and owner Ed Snider (Scoop Cooper) There have been hits and misses, but the club’s last 11 drafts have laid the foundation of a contending co...
Tags: Usa, Minnesota, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Pennsylvania, Royals, Dallas, Ncaa, Philadelphia, Newark, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Montreal


Flyers Get Wiggle Room With New Salary Cap

Over the years, the NHL has evolved in adding speed and talent to grow the sport. Hockey constantly thrusts itself into the debate as one of the most grueling and enduring sports. However, the slim pay scale on which the league’s salary cap is constructed has limited teams like the Philadelphia Flyers from rewarding their players financially. Related: Flyers’ All-Decade Team On March 4, 2020, deputy commissioner Bill Daly announced an increase in the salary cap jumping from $81.5 million ...
Tags: Sport, Hockey, NHL, Los Angeles Kings, Braun, Philly, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Tyler Toffoli, Wayne Simmonds, Vancouver Canucks, Patrick, Brian Elliot, Fletcher, Simmonds, Chuck Fletcher


March 31 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

BEGIN SLIDESHOW March 31 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s March 31 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! We’ve highlighted this week’s releases in detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker The riveting conclusion of the landmark Skywalker saga, new legends will be born—and the final battle for freedom is yet to come. Star Wars: The Skywalke...
Tags: DVD, Horror, Movies, TV, Blu-ray, Movie News, TV News


Tucker Carlson Wants to Have It Both Ways on Coronavirus

Fox News primetime star Tucker Carlson has been credited with pushing President Donald Trump to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously and has received mainstream media plaudits for seemingly calling out his own colleagues for actively downplaying the outbreak.Yet, while Carlson has been applauded for preaching concern about the viral outbreak while his fellow pro-Trump hosts on the network attempted to dismiss the COVID-19 fears as a partisan ploy, he has actually played both sides for his aud...
Tags: Texas, News, White House, America, Fox, United States, New York Times, Nba, Fox News, Donald Trump, Fox Business, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Patrick, The Washington Times, Tucker




Justices grant one new petition

This morning the Supreme Court continued its virtual operations, releasing orders from the justices’ private conference last week. Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines for COVID-19, and in a departure from tradition, only Chief Justice John Roberts was in the justices’ conference room again last week, with the rest of the justices participating remotely by telephone. The justices added only one new case to their merits docket for next term. They did not act on t...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, California, Oregon, Fbi, United States, Michigan, Johnson, King, South Carolina, James King, Sonia Sotomayor, John Roberts, Patrick, Howe


Handmade memento brings Island couple comfort in care facility during COVID-19

Outside a care facility in Summerside P.E.I., an unusual figurine peaks out near one of the trees — a papier mâché Jesus. It was placed there by Pauline Doucette, whose parents recently moved into Wedgewood Manor. The replica was made by Doucette's father Patrick a few years ago when his wife Jean was diagnosed with dementia."She's pretty spiritual and every time she prays she'd keep her eyes on that statue," Patrick said.Doucette said before the COVID-19 outbreak, going to church...
Tags: News, Lifestyle, Jesus, Patrick, Jean, Doucette, Summerside, Pauline Doucette


Yesterday’s fake news: Donald Trump as a 1980s literary critic

In 1987, during a CNN interview with Republican political consultant Pat Buchanan, author and real estate developer Donald Trump was asked about his taste in literature.“Well I have a number of favorite authors,” Trump replied. “I think Tom Wolfe is excellent.”“Did you read Vanity of the Bonfires?” Buchanan asks.“I did not,” Trump responds.“It’s a phenomenal book,” Buchannan explains, while quickly correcting himself: “Bonfire of the Vanities.”When asked what he is reading now, Trump responds: “...
Tags: Books, Politics, Elections, Featured, New York City, Cnn, United States, US politics, New York Times, President, Literature, Manhattan, Fifth Avenue, Don DeLillo, Donald Trump, Trump


Patrick Stewart Is Reading Every Shakespeare Sonnet on Instagram: One a Day “to Keep the Doctor Away”

  View this post on Instagram   It has led me to undertake what follows. When I was a child in the 1940s, my mother would cut up slices of fruit for me (there wasn't much) and as she put it in front of me she would say: "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." How about, “A sonnet a day keeps the doctor away”? So...here we go: Sonnet 1. A post shared by Patrick Stewart (@sirpatstew) on Mar 22, 2020 at 4:28pm PDT After receiving...
Tags: Google, Instagram, College, Current Affairs, Literature, Shakespeare, Patrick Stewart, Ben Kingsley, Helen Mirren, Ian Mckellen, Agincourt, Henry V, John Barton, Stewart, Patrick, Facebook Twitter


For the first time, Uber drivers and other gig workers would qualify for unemployment insurance as part of the Senate's $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

The Senate's $2 trillion coronavirus economic bailout bill includes help for gig-economy workers, like Uber and Lyft drivers, who have seen their livelihood dissolve during the coronavirus crisis. For the first time, these workers would qualify for unemployment insurance. They would also qualify for the additional four months of extra payments this bill would provide to everyone who collects unemployment. It isn't clear exactly how much money a month drivers, contract workers, and freelancers ...
Tags: Amazon, Florida, California, Senate, US, Trends, Cisco, Donald Trump, Denver, Patrick, Microsoft Google, House of Representative, Sen Chuck Schumer Democrat of New York


For the first time ever, Uber drivers and other gig workers would qualify for unemployment insurance as part of the Senate's $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

The Senate's $2 trillion coronavirus economic bailout bill includes help for gig economy workers, like Uber and Lyft drivers, who have seen their livelihoods dissolve during the crises. For the first time, these workers will qualify for unemployment insurance. They will also qualify for the additional four months of extra payments that this bill provides to everyone who collects unemployment. It isn't clear exactly how much money per month drivers, contract workers, and freelancers could get, ...
Tags: Amazon, Florida, California, Senate, US, Trends, Cisco, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Denver, Trump, Patrick, Microsoft Google, House of Representative, Sen Chuck Schumer Democrat of New York


Volunteers rally to produce homemade face masks for coronavirus medical workers

A Brea T-shirt factory was humming Tuesday morning as 150 workers labored at sewing machines or boxed up finished product for shipping. But AST Sportswear wasn’t making T-shirts, its usual ware. Instead, AST workers were making face masks for health professionals dealing with the novel coronavirus. Company chief operating officer Abdul Rashid said he ordered his Brea factory to shift production from T-shirts to masks after seeing appeals for protective equipment on the news last week. “I said, ‘...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Business, Texas, News, Medicine, California, Cdc, Boston, Los Angeles, Sport, Hospitals, Public Health, Soccer, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration


Cheers to Danica Patrick on her 38th birthday

Patrick has carried her mainstream popularity over to other interests like fitness and wine in her post-racing career.
Tags: News, Sports, Patrick, Danica Patrick


Q & A with Blackhawks Prospect Alex Vlasic

Drafted in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2019 NHL Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks was a dream come true for Illinois-native Alex Vlasic. The 18-year-old defenseman had just finished two seasons with the United States National Team Development Program where he put up 28 points (6g-22a) from the blueline. He’s projected to be a shutdown defender who consistently makes good first passes coming out of his own zone. For those wondering, yes he is related to 14-year-old NHL veteran Marc-Edoua...
Tags: Boston, US, Sport, Chicago, Connecticut, Hockey, NHL, Illinois, San Jose Sharks, Alex, Chicago Blackhawks, New Jersey Devils, Yale University, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Blackhawks


Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Melania Trump: The ‘Inventor of Social Distancing’

“Some of our thickest-headed politicians have been passing the time by spreading nonsense about the coronavirus,” Jimmy Kimmel said in the latest “quarantine minilogue” from his home on Tuesday. He began with Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, who argued to Tucker Carlson on Monday that, in Kimmel’s words “old people are willing to go to an early grave in order to help boost the stock market.” “And that doesn’t make me noble or brave or anything like that,” Patrick said on Fox News.“No, it m...
Tags: Texas, Kim Kardashian, News, Jimmy Kimmel, Fox News, Jesus, Oprah Winfrey, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Melania Trump, Patrick, Kimmel, Dan Patrick, Easter Taylor Swift


Texas Tries to Balance Local Control With the Threat of a Pandemic

Texas is the largest state that has not issued a statewide stay-at-home order. With many regions untouched by the coronavirus, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants the economy moving again.
Tags: Texas, News, Patrick, Dan Patrick, Shutdowns (Institutional, Quarantines, Dan (1950-, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Texas Tries to Balance Local Control With the Threat of a Global Pandemic

Texas is the largest state that has not issued a statewide stay-at-home order. With many regions untouched by the coronavirus, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants the economy moving again.
Tags: Texas, News, Patrick, Dan Patrick, Shutdowns (Institutional, Quarantines, Dan (1950-, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Suggests Seniors Willing to Die For U.S. Economy

Gov. Greg Abbott has not issued a statewide stay-at-home order, preferring local control. But Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said as a senior citizen he’s “all in” on keeping the economy going.
Tags: Texas, News, Greg Abbott, Patrick, Dan Patrick, Shutdowns (Institutional, Quarantines, Dan (1950-, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Texas Lt. Gov. Suggests Grandparents Are Willing to Risk Lives for Work Amid Pandemic

Texas has not issued a statewide stay-at-home order, preferring local control. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said as a senior citizen he’s “all in” on keeping the economy going. “Let’s get back to work,” he said.
Tags: Texas, News, Patrick, Dan Patrick, Shutdowns (Institutional, Quarantines, Dan (1950-, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Voting by Mail Would Reduce Coronavirus Transmission but It Has Other Risks

This article was first published at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Because of a rise in its Latino population, Gwinnett County in suburban Atlanta had to mail out absentee ballots with information in both English and Spanish in 2018. The result was chaos. The county accommodated the increased text by printing it in 6.5-point font, making each letter smaller than a se...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Texas, News, Congress, Colorado, California, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Atlanta, Georgia, Gop, United States, Aclu, Jimmy Carter


Texas Lt. Gov. Gets Roasted After He Suggests The Elderly Should Die For The Economy

You’ll be surprised to discover that Texas Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick’s (R) bold suggestion that grandma ought to let herself die from COVID-19 for the sake of the job market isn’t going over so well with most people. Shortly after Patrick made the startling comments during a Fox News interview on Monday night, Twitter shredded the lieutenant governor over his morbid argument for rolling back social distancing measures that aim to protect the elderly and other vulnerable populations from con...
Tags: Twitter, Texas, News, Obamacare, Fox News, Greg Abbott, Logan, Patrick, Laura Bassett, Dan Patrick, Daniel W Drezner, Brian Tyler Cohen, Gabe Ortíz, Andrew Lawrence, Haley Byrd, Cristina Cabrera


Texas Lt. Gov. Urges Old People To Sacrifice Themselves To Save Economy Amid Coronavirus

Texas Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick (R-TX) made the astonishing argument on Monday night that the elderly ought to be willing to die from COVID-19 for the sake of the economy. During an interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, Patrick argued that social distancing measures against the coronavirus should be lifted to let Americans go back to work, even if it means older people becoming infected with the illness. “Those of us who are 70+, we’ll take care of ourselves but don’t sacrifice the c...
Tags: News, Fox News, Donald Trump, Don, Patrick, Dan Patrick, Texas Lt, Cristina Cabrera, TV Clip, COVID-19, COVID, Dan Patrick R TX, Tucker Carlson Patrick


Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick thinks grandparents should be willing to sacrifice their lives to save the economy

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) seems to think that if given the choice, Americans 70 and over would be willing to risk getting coronavirus and possibly dying if it means stores re-open and the economy rebounds.On Fox News Monday night, Patrick lamented not being asked how he would balance protecting some of the people most at-risk for contracting coronavirus -- adults 65 and over -- while keeping businesses up and running. "No one reached out to me and said, as a senior citizen, are you willing ...
Tags: Texas, News, America, Trump, Patrick, Dan Patrick, Trump Trump, Andrew Lawrence, Texas Lt, Dan Patrick R, Host Tucker Carlson


Texas Lt. Gov: Senior Citizens Willing to Die to Save Economy for Grandkids

Piggybacking on President Donald Trump’s desire to quickly end social distancing restrictions to restart the U.S. economy, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick suggested Monday that senior citizens would be willing to sacrifice their lives to the new coronavirus in order to save the economy for their kids and grandchildren.With the president and many of his allies (including several Fox News hosts) currently pushing to reject health experts’ advice on slowing the spread of the virus so the economy can be ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, America, Fox, United States, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Patrick, Carlson, Dan Patrick, Fox News Stars Begin Pushing Trump, Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Research Center


"I hope to be roaming outside freely and without a face mask very soon," says an American quarantined in Beijing

Patrick, who is an American citizen, returned back to his current home in Beijing recently and per law is being quarantined in his apartment for 14 days since his arrival back to China. “Right now, [I’m] keeping my spirits up and enjoying it. I hope to be roaming outside freely and without a face mask very soon.”
Tags: News, China, Beijing, Patrick


UVM’s Patrick Weaver on the Waxing and Waning of Fluoro Use

At fifty-years-old, University of Vermont’s head cross-country ski coach Patrick Weaver is in a sweet spot. Since May 2010, the two-time Olympian has been at the helm in Burlington, Vermont guiding student-athletes on the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) ski circuit. With a long tenure and accompanying success, Weaver has become a leading voice in New England when discussing reforms in the sport.  As the debate heated up this past September when FasterSkier published an Op-Ed ...
Tags: Europe, News, Interviews, Oregon, Sport, Skiing, New England, University Of Vermont, Patrick, Perry, NF, Weaver, Burlington Vermont, UVM, Craftsbury, Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association EISA


Flyers Can Still Salvage 2017 NHL Draft

The Philadelphia Flyers must have felt pretty good after the 2017 NHL Draft. They had the No. 2 and No. 27 overall picks and wound up drafting nine players in the seven rounds. With the No. 2 pick, the Flyers selected Nolan Patrick after the New Jersey Devils drafted Nico Hischier first overall. NHL analysts expected both players to become future NHL stars. Nolan Patrick and Nico Hischier (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Unfortunately, it hasn’t quite turned out that way, at least n...
Tags: Sport, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Frost, Matthew, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Auston Matthews, Patrick, Ryan, Arizona Coyotes, Connor McDavid, St Louis Blues, Dylan


Inspired Memories – Patrick

The country chic Daylesford wedding of Rebecca and Patrick was actually a three-day feast filled with family and international guests! Photographer Joshua Mikhaiel was there to capture all the gorgeous details, including a Convent Gallery ceremony and reception, the bride’s Zuhair Murad gown, long tables scattered with peonies and the most perfect cake by the talented Miss Ladybird Cakes. Below, the groom, Patrick, reveals the memories of his wedding day that have stuck with him the most.  Conti...
Tags: Rebecca, Wedding, Zuhair Murad, Patrick, GROOM, Inspired Memories, Joshua Mikhaiel


Flyers Face a Familiar Situation with Frost

Over the last 10 seasons, the Philadelphia Flyers have been on a mission to replenish their farm system as a means to grow a Stanley Cup contender. While some picks have been home runs, others have fallen short. Morgan Frost, 2017 first-round pick, is seemingly next in line for a chance at a full-time roster spot. An electric scorer at the junior level, he has the tools to succeed in the NHL, but the outlook for his role on the team appears murky. The Flyers are among the deepest teams in th...
Tags: Sport, Philadelphia, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Frost, Grant, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Allentown, Patrick, Zdeno Chara, St Louis Blues, Alain Vigneault, Mike Richards, Lehigh Valley