I was just talking to someone about the Lightning this afternoon. For those of you not familiar with hockey… we were not discussing the weather. We were debating whether the new goaltenders were a disappointment this season… too bad it had to be before tonight’s game against Minnesota.

What a tough road win against a good team (with a great record at home), and a really good third period for Denis.

“John, are you really going to watch the whole game?” That qualifies as a bit of a buzz kill, but it still made for great television (spousal discontent not withstanding).

Give the gift of words.