The Diachronic Barber Pole Observations of a Recovering Hockey Exile

Posts from — September 2009

L’Or Hawk

September 30, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem.

Digital Globe (Hockey Cooperation)

September 29, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem.

Montreal Mystique Interviews Dave Bidini Part One of Two

September 28, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Dave Bidini craves ice and curates indie. A hockey author and respected indie musician, Bidini is an authority on both subjects and his fondness for that knowledge is infectious. Part one of two.

Name That Stick II

September 27, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

What if players named their own sticks? We take a second look at this idea.

Small Ball

September 26, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Sports analysis is a fickle term. These days we are hearing criticisms that the Montreal Canadiens are “too small”. It’s easy to tag situations with a catchy phrase in order to appear wise or to dismiss a concept.

Lafleur Said No

September 25, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem.

Boston Musings and In-Game Scribbles

September 24, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

My English is as good as yours, I just write these in a stream-of-consciousness mode that I insist excuses me from small things like rules of grammar or general etiquette. Let's call it conversational English, hopped up on beans. You know what kind of beans (no, Carl Mellesmoen, not the magic ones)

Gem Strewn Fray

September 23, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem.

Endings

September 22, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens blurb.

What’s In A Number?

September 21, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Some psychologists like to use a technique called word-association to reveal latent or unconscious associations that may assist their clients in progressing with the therapeutic process.

Montreal Mystique Interviews Lorna Jackson Part Two of Two

September 20, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Montreal Mystique spoke at great length with author and University of Victoria professor Lorna Jackson. Jackson spoke on a breadth of topics including the state of hockey today, culture and sport, her father’s love of the Canadiens (and Lorna’s youthful love of the Bruins) and, of course, her beloved Canucks. Jackson’s views and theories on [...]

Black Jersey Practice

September 19, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Transition.

Why Do You Hate the Leafs So Much?

September 18, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

In the meantime, hatred became a common elixir for me to deal with this new end-of-season elimination spectacle that saw the Canadiens go from common champion to chump commoner.

Exhibition Habs Beat Preseason Panthers

September 17, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Years ago, the NFL didn't like the sound of "exhibition season" and worked to change that language.

Enemic Ensemble (Flush Flash Puck Péquistes)

September 16, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem.

The Leaf in a Canadiens’ Jersey

September 15, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Mystique Fable

Montreal Mystique Interviews Lorna Jackson

September 14, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Montreal Mystique interviews hockey author and University of Victoria professor Lorna Jackson.

Name That Stick

September 13, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

What if players named their own sticks?

Wunderkind Scrimmage

September 12, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem.

Missing Wing

September 11, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem.

Togliatti Truth

September 10, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem. Togliatti Truth

October 17

September 9, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

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Dead Emerald Wing

September 8, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

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Surprise Appointment

September 7, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

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While The Dynasty Slumbered

September 6, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

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Passing Centre

September 5, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

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September Sharma

September 4, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

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Chicago Showdown

September 3, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

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Leonid Between The Pipes

September 2, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

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Parentheses Mine, Bitter Puck Yours

September 1, 2009, by Homme De Sept-Iles

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