Loose Change

Loose Change: The Post Game Press Conference

by Charlie Teljeur - May 18, 2007 12:10 AM EDT

Presenting your one-stop guide to creating a standard-issue NHL gab-fest.
Putting together a compelling post-game press conference is a lot like putting together a great recipe. We start with: - One large room; - 17 burn-my-iris-till-it-smokes floodlights; - One extra long buffet table (remove Have a Happy Life Bob & Sue sign); - A smattering of cameras; - Four guys from previous century with notepads; - One over-sized background façade (logos must be visible from Space Shuttle); - Some people to man the cameras; - Some coaches and athletes to field the questions and look pretty.


Loose Change: The Playoff Beard interview

by Charlie Teljeur - May 15, 2007 12:53 AM EDT

We sit down with the NHL's hairiest superstitions to find out what life is like on the face.
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Loose Change: Surprise, surprise

by Charlie Teljeur - May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

Where's the big upset? Where's the unsung hero? Here's 12 things we'd like to see to ratchet up the playoff excitement.
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Loose Change: Bless you boys

by Charlie Teljeur - May 4, 2007 12:01 AM EDT

In this week's Friday Top 12, we countdown the many ways Team Canada is trying to include the whole country.
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Loose Change: It’s her fault

by Charlie Teljeur - May 1, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

Need to point the finger somewhere to explain hockey's lack of popularity? We've got exactly the direction for you.
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Loose Change: Hurts so good

by Charlie Teljeur - April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

Every wonder what they are really saying when they talk about upper- or lower-body injuries? We've got you covered...
I've never really been one for terribly intricate logic. Perhaps it's the sheer limitations of my canary-sized brain, but something, in my head at least, wonders about the thinking behind some of the ludicrous decisions made in the name of, yes, logic.


Loose Change: Once a round

by Charlie Teljeur - April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

As the playoffs wear on, sanity slowly begins to slip. But that's never stopped us from spreading the seed...
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Loose Change: Fat Lady on Line 1

by Charlie Teljeur - April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

It's great to be hopeful, but maybe it's time to turn your optimism toward getting that perfect tee-time.
So you're a positive person. We all know that. And, as a sports fan you have a never-say-die attitude. It doesn't matter what sort of adversity you're collectively facing, you will somehow find a way to overcome it.


Loose Change: Tiny bytes

by Charlie Teljeur - April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

A small but sturdy pile of snippets swept out from under the playoff rug.
Some epic thoughts on the NHL playoffs for people with really short attention spans: - Has anyone ever actually seen Daniel Alfredsson blink? - I know I've mentioned it before, but to give you an idea how truly small New Jersey's Brian Gionta is, it takes him three shifts to display his entire last name because he can only fit two letters at a time on the back of his jersey.


Loose Change: Cherry Blossoms

by Charlie Teljeur - April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

Prepare yourself, America, because you're about to be introduced to another Donald.
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Loose Change: A loose cannon

by Charlie Teljeur - April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

With drama fit for a made-for-TV movie, the Ville Peltonen story reached its climax this week.
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Loose Change: Please remain calm

by Charlie Teljeur - April 6, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

The final stretch can be stressful, but don't resort to drugs, just read on...
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