The Diachronic Barber Pole Observations of a Recovering Hockey Exile

Posts from — December 2010

Montreal Canadiens vs. Florida Panthers

December 31, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

How does Jacques Martin manage to remain worried during a seasonal address to the fans?

Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

December 30, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Fire Benoit Brunet.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Washington Capitals

December 28, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

We never know, says Brunet with the air of someone sharing secrets of nuclear fission.

White 31, Black 17, Red 1

December 27, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Skating with the Batman.

Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Islanders

December 26, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

My toaster oven suddenly becomes more of a focal point as Plekanec takes a faceoff deep right. And loses it.

Language Fails Me To You

December 25, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem. Joffee and Jopey hat.

I Meant Roses (Not Pucks)

December 25, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem. Really, there's no game tonight.

Knotes

December 25, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

The fourth white suit.

Forty-Nine Ninety-Nine

December 24, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Bantam locker.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Carolina Hurricanes

December 23, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Cole is in. Shot. Deadman distance. Stopped.

Ovie, Kovie, P.K. And The Queens

December 22, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Hockey poem. Children.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Dallas Stars

December 22, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

And Andrei Kostitsyn is a healthy scratch for the first time in his career

Marginal

December 20, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Hockey poem. Teammate.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Colorado Avalanche

December 20, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Yes, that Colorado font still has some appeal.

Kovalev Khartoum

December 18, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem. Deserted.

Missing Our Captain

December 17, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem. Saku. January.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Boston Bruins

December 17, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Can we get a few more goals? What.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Philadelphia Flyers

December 15, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Crowd is coats off and buttons stretched over crowing fabric.

Edgid Fledgid Care

December 14, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem. Purple ties (that bind).

The Rest

December 13, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens. It's dark in Detroit.

Loon Orbit Process

December 12, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Last cold day.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

December 11, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

That red helmet has to go. Joel looks like a Micronaut.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Detroit Red Wings

December 10, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Ah, I gave up. My guest is more entertaining than the reality. The reality is Montreal is not ready for prime time.

Quiet Revolutions

December 9, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Revolution. Torches, tassels, a midnight Cassius and le Rocket.

Taping My Stick

December 8, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Peewee Poem.

Montreal Canadiens vs. Ottawa Senators

December 7, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Our man from Richmond Hill. His ninth goal.

Jacquanaut

December 7, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem. Jacques, uh, Plante.

Accueillons … Carey Price

December 7, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem. Welcome, mind.

Thirty-One Thoughts

December 7, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem. Thirty-one.

The Great Save

December 6, 2010, by Homme De Sept-Iles

Canadiens poem. Slow.