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Lick It Up, Baby. Lick. It. Up.

Summer Hockey Twitter is a boring, vicious place.  We attack each other, over analyze, hypothesize, and do really dumb things.  Even hockey players are prone to being dumb and petty, with terribly formed insults.  Really not sure what happened this afternoon but thank you @atrodorsus for getting a screenshot of everything before tweets were deleted and “hackers” were blamed. 



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Fall Out Boy: A Review

Nothing like spending Saturday night baking under the hot New Jersey sun at PNC Bank Arts Center.  Friends and I trekked to the middle of the state to see Hoodie Allen, Wiz Khalifa, and Fall Out Boy take the stage and entertain us for a few hours.  

To say we were the cranky old people in the crowd is unfair to me and more of a reflection on who Fall Out Boy appeals to.  Silly me for expecting the crowd to be ages 15-35, the crowd was 7-17 with a handful of parents “supervising” and maybe 20 of us between the ages of 18 and 30.  But that didn’t really dampen the show once Fall Out Boy took the stage.

But prior to Fall Out Boy taking the stage, we sat through some interesting moments.

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Tampa Bay's Restrictive Ticket Sales Hurt Everyone

On Wednesday, a Sports Illustrated report pointed out that the Tampa Bay Lightning will be restricting online ticket sales for playoff games to those with billing addresses inside of Florida. 

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The AHL Moves West

After years of speculation, the American Hockey League is finally moving westward. At a press conference today in San Jose, the league and several team officials announced the relocation of five East Coast franchises to California, creating the long-awaited Pacific Division. The ECHL will also receive a bit of a shake up, with some California teams moving east to start playing in the soon-to-be former AHL markets.

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It's A Poop On Ice! A guide to Hulu's Junior League

Last year, Hulu struck a deal to bring a ton of Russian TV programming stateside via their VOD service. Of course, I don't speak or read or really understand Russian (which was half the fun of trying to blog KHL games), so there isn't too much that really appeals to me. However, I did stumble upon the hockey drama series Junior League, and have been watching a few episodes. Spoilers ahead!

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