We got ourselves a guest for this show. In this week’s Behind the Jock segment, we have Bingo reporter Michael Sharp, who writes for the Press and Sun-Bulletin in Binghamton. He can also be read online at pressconnects.com. Michael delves in the B-Sens with us, recapping the first half of their season, giving us some insight into some of the prospects we’ve seen and some we haven’t. He also tells us how Gerber is adjusting to his new digs. With not much to be hopeful for now in the big league, it’s always good to get a look at the future.
Then we have our boys. The record this week was 2-2 but even the wins didn’t thrill us:
Washington 2 – Ottawa 3
New Jersey 4 – Ottawa 1
Ottawa 3 – St.Louis 1
Ottawa 0 – Columbus 1
What no one will mistake the games this week for is entertainment. The Columbus game was as close to slow death as we ever want to come to. But we had some off ice stuff to spice up the week as Melnyk once again decided the world needed to hear from him and the response to his ill-chosen words was somewhat less than he expected. Let’s just say his pep talk “bombed”. Mike Commodore had some choice words for his old GM and team that caused a bit of a stir. Even some Sens players had some things to say after their Jersey loss that had us less than impressed. The first significant benching of the year, Jason Smith, stirs the Underground pot this episode. Lots of opinions on that. At least it all helps to distract from the poo on the ice.
News, emails, showers and the reason fathers tend to drink too much round out the show. And Russell WILL be keeping an eye on Stooli whenever his daughter is around from now on.
Cheers and Bawls!