Friday, February 18, 2005

Friday Sports Roundup

Inspired by this incredibly terrible article in the Urinal.

"My sole purpose is to try and have him remain coach of the Green Bay
Packers," LaMonte said Thursday. "I'm very positive about what I think will be a
good outcome.

Madison Memorial lost a shocker in OT to Janesville...boy things have changed since my HS hockey days...

Badger hockey has a MONSTROUS series this weekend, and as always, I am going to make the attempt to get in. (saturday is sold out, Friday close.) Some good (and strange) UW Hockey articles...As an aside to the strange article, we (Waukesha Memorial) worked Talafous and #1 Superior in 98. So how big is this weekend for the Badgers McNoughton Cup hopes?? Only 5 points separate the Badgers from CC, who has to play second place Denver the final weekend. A Badger sweep puts Bucky only 1 point behind CC, and easily within Cup grasp! had this fun fact:

Talking trivia: Wisconsin is averaging 12,615 fans for its home games this season — a figure that is better than last season's home averages of which two NHL teams? Answer below. Wisconsin's attendance average is better than last season's average of the Carolina Hurricanes (12,171) and Pittsburgh Penguins (11,871).

An even better fact? Minnesota has won just once in its last eight home games (1-6-1). Gophers still suck.

NASCAR news...hometown boys Kenseth, Wimmer, Kvapil will start 14, 16, and 24th respectively at Daytona.