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In Topic: March 26th, 1997...The Movie?

29 July 2012 - 09:12 AM

George Clooney as Me watching the game on TV @ home. They obviously would have a quick cut to an average fan's living room when McCarty scores in overtime, right? As I leap up from making out with my girlfriend--played by Anne Hathaway-- to celebrate and spill my huge bowl of popcorn sitting on my lap.

In Topic: Quebec culture minister upset at Habs

20 December 2011 - 01:23 PM

...It's great that they hold the team so close to their cultural identity, but it can't be a team of locals and if they let such concerns guide their team it would handicap them.

Thats what I LOVE about the Habs, that they retain a sense of cultural pride\identity with the team. It seems kind of old school to me, something you wouldnt see in other sports: it's one of the little differences that makes hockey so great. Of course to be solely made up of French-Canadian players would appear to be xenophobic, as well as probably a handicap if they were ignoring better talent simply because they are not French-Canadian.

Further, I think the relations between non-French speaking people of Quebec ( are all people from Quebec considered Quebecois, or just the French???) and the people of French descent in Quebec has quite a history and is somewhat complex. An interesting side-note was years ago when I introduced my French-Canadian girlfriend to my father, who was an Irish kid that grew up in Montreal, she asked him if he spoke French and he said "enough to be very polite, or very rude". Funny

In Topic: Crosby has "concussion symptoms"

13 December 2011 - 08:43 AM

Sorry, I know this is in bad taste and is super old...