Loose Change

Loose Change: Old Smiley Face

by Charlie Teljeur - August 3, 2007 10:00 AM EDT

Ducks GM Brian Burke has never had the most sunny of dispositions. And Charlie Teljeur has had about enough of it.
Frankly, I've had enough of you, Mr. Crankypants. Brian Burke makes Ebenezer Scrooge look like Tony Robbins, eating a tub of ice cream. What the heck does it take for you to get – and stay – happy? We can forgive your irascible early years.


Loose Change: What I'm hearing

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

Usually it's just hops and barley running through the ol' L.C. mill, but today we've opened up some space for rumors.
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Loose Change: A great sign

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

Mission accomplished! The Oilers finally managed to reel in a fish that doesn't suffer from Ichthyosporidium.
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Loose Change: Sub-text message

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

When players' sign big fat juicy contracts, they say all the right things. But here's a glimpse of what they're really thinking.
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Loose Change: A Serge-ing Market

by Charlie Teljeur - June 29, 2007 12:40 AM EDT

In the hunt for the last piece to the puzzle, GMs leave no stone unturned.
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Loose Change: Look – a guy speaking into a mic!

by Charlie Teljeur - June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

All the drama! All the intrigue! All the... er... Armani?
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Loose Change: Daring

by Charlie Teljeur - June 17, 2007 1:01 AM EDT

Just who does this Jim Balsillie, with all his business know-how and passion for the game, think he is?
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Loose Change: Dear John

by Charlie Teljeur - June 8, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

You and I are just on a break from each other.

Dear Canada John, Hi. It's me. These letters keep getting harder to write all the time. The short break from each other we started seems to be getting longer and longer all the time.


Loose Change: Change of plans?

by Charlie Teljeur - June 5, 2007 12:05 AM EDT

When others are getting rich off the behavior we're trying to get rid of, something has gone wrong.
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Loose Change: Do not panic (more than usual)

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

I know you think all is lost, but there's spit bucket full of reasons to keep that chin up.
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Loose Change: Lost in the shuffle

by Charlie Teljeur - May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

It's the things you didn't hear during Bettman's press conference that make for the best fodder.
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Loose Change: And then there were two

by Charlie Teljeur - May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

Tape those sticks and tinfoil those knuckles, the bout to end drought is on at the Pond.
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