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Our #1 Goalies Return!

Romeoville, IL 04/17/09
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The Anvil and The Brain ended their 1 game walk out!

The Reds used a stout defense to stifle the Whites!  Grandpa Ken and Stump proved to be a dynamic duo, as they helped keep the puck out of their Zone.  Rich Storm and Bill By The Way did the same when the Kens were resting.  Grandpa Ken managed to blow a pair of goals past the Brain and BBTW scored one too, as the Reds got off to a fast start with 5 goals in the first period.  Fat Terry surprised everyone as he had 2 goals and no falls for the Reds.  Brinks, Steve "Crash" Granato and Back hand Johnny each solved the Anvil for 

Brinks and Brinks Jr. with a big Muskie

a goal to keep the Whites in the game.  The scoring settled down in the second period as both of the goalies had the rust knocked off.  Geno scored in the 3rd to tie the meaningful contest at 1-1.  The Maestro and Special Ed (Just in from Nashville) added to the Brain's misery with 3rd period goals.  The Whites were only able to get 3 goals past the Anvil.  The Whites had a hard time getting out of their zone, giving the Brain a plethora of shots.  All of that pressure gave the Anvil some much needed rest for his hangover.  The 8-3 win gave the Reds a slight lead in the 2009 Goal total.  Reds lead 103 to 101 after 15 games in 2009.  (See Stats)

The Reds averaged 6.87 goals per game, while the Whites dropped from 7 GPG to 6.73 this week. 
The Chicago Wolves' coaches gave us some great stories at Wild Wings, where the Reds won 9-8

Joke of the Night

A post office worker finds an unstamped envelope addressed simply to "God." Inside is a letter written in a shaky hand, from an old woman. She has been robbed, she says, of the $100 she needs to get by for the rest of the month and will have to go hungry without it if she doesn't receive divine intervention.
Deeply touched, the worker passes the hat among his fellow postal employees. They dig deep and get close to

what she needs, collecting $95, which they send special delivery to the old woman.
A week later, the same postal worker recognizes the same handwriting on another envelope. He opens the letter and reads: "Dear God. Thank you for the $100 -- it really helped me out. P.S. It was $5 short, but that was probably those thieving bastards at the post office."

"Changes in Latitudes" In July it will be 30 years since, we went to St. Petersburg and played the Suncoast Suns in the Bayfront Center Arena. (Demolished in 2004)  Hacksaw and Beak took their sons and Friedlander in Beak's 1979 Silverado SUV.  They camped in Disney World for a few days, then met the Duffer plane at the airport.  Several months later, Ann Jillian posed for Duffers in one of our new unapproved Duffer "sweater". 
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(Above) 40 year old Frank

(Right) 39 year old Beak with Wally and Geno

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Hacksaw teaches  his son Mike how to be a stick boy.

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Beak and the boys

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(Above) Beak makes friends in Disney World

(Left) 9 year old Tweedy takes the long way around his Dad's new friend.


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17 year old Grandpa Ken Takes his little brother Dan out for a spin.  Zoren took his brother out too.

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Once out in the lake, they dumped their brothers so that they could go faster.

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The Geek goes for a ride.

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Wally asks to see Geno's eye Geno hands him his glass eye. 

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(Above) Geek, Sod Buster, Beak, Slime dog and Fred

(Right) Geek, Liz and Hal the mailman


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They were in love

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(Above) Slime Dog, Wally, Dan Mazanec and Frank

(Right) Slime Dog


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We were on the 10 O'clock news while Pat Hickey was pounding one of the Suncoast Suns. (The guy jumped Ken)

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They got up and shook hands

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That was the most excitement St. Petersburg had all summer

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Beak carves up Magoo

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Looks like Hacksaw is snorting, but his contact was out

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Former Chick Magnet

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(Above) The Kids make lunch

(Right) Beak and Hacksaw get some food.

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Our eligible bachelor, Fred

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(Above) The King, Slime Dog and Titz

(Below) Alien and Thor cruse the crease 

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http://www.aksalser.com/game.htm Throw a shoe at Bush
Watch Mike Granato drop the gloves in a Junior game.  

Watch  Ken's son do a wheelie with Ken's 57 Chevy  
We had a lot of laughs at lunch talking about how the Dire Straits  
 Money for nothing video used to silence the bar room at Saint's  
Spectrum back in 1984 whenever it came on the little bar room TV. 
Check it out at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehl_VQuKRTc
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