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BrianHassett.com Turns 10 Years Old

February 18th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Kerouac and The Beats, Merry Pranksters, Real-life Adventure Tales, The Hockey Hippie, Weird Things About Me

. Ten years ago this month BrianHassett.com was launched. I’ve published at least one new story every month since it was birthed — except once! when I unexpectedly fell in love & went on tour in the same month (June of last year).  🙂  One thing about writing — you never know what’s gonna connect with […]

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Olympic Hockey Sochi 2014

January 2nd, 2014 · 21 Comments · The Hockey Hippie

Olympic Hockey — Sochi, Russia, 2014 . . The Eastern Time Zone in North America is 9 hours earlier than Sochi, Russia. The broadcast networks are — CBC and NBC. Canada is currently ranked 5th in the world — we’ve sure fallen a long way since The Golden Goal! Current IIHF World Rankings — click on […]

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Olympic Hockey Rosters 2010

January 5th, 2010 · 5 Comments · The Hockey Hippie

Rosters updated as of:  Friday, February 26th  Here are the easily printable one-sheet roster line-ups for the different teams, with all players in their positions, on lines, with their Olympic jersey numbers, ages, current teams, etc. . . . The docs are in Word, and for printing just make sure it’s set to “landscape” — […]

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Olympic Hockey 2010 — Everything You Need To Know

January 5th, 2010 · 6 Comments · The Hockey Hippie

Being in Canada on Gold Medal Sunday will be like being in America on Obama’s Election Night. Canadian Kindness:  When in public Celebrations — remember, we’re hosting.  People rooting for other nations are our guests and Olympic friends.  It’s just a game.  They’re just you and me, from somewhere else.  Celebrate them for showing pride […]

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The Maple Leafs Present and Future

October 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment · The Hockey Hippie

With the Leafs now in 30th place, I need to clarify why I say … We’re living through a monumental collapse in the history of The Toronto Maple Leafs — a period that will be written about for the rest of hockey time. Every facet of this franchise is now utterly pucked.   Teams can […]

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Hockey Night In Canada is suddenly Good!! (again)

October 5th, 2008 · No Comments · The Hockey Hippie

I know it sounds crazy, but I’m lovin’ the new Hockey Night In Canada.  As you know, I think it’s been an embarrassment to our great country and our even greater sport since I started watching the show again in ’04 or whatever. I just saw the first two Ottawa vs. Pittsburgh games from Stockholm […]

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“With Wings, Penguins Can Fly” — The Dream Stanley Cup Final

May 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · The Hockey Hippie

Dynasty vs. Dynasty.  Skill vs. Skill.  These upcoming Finals games will be as good as hockey gets.  It’s Rocket Richard’s Habs vs. Gordie Howe’s Red Wings.  It’s Frazer –  Ali.  Borg – McEnroe.  Hitchcock vs. Scorsese.  Beethoven vs. Bach. In the 3 years since the lock-out and with “the new NHL” we’ve had a one-hit-wonder […]

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Detroit Red Wings line-up — Stanley Cup Final 2008

May 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment · The Hockey Hippie

click here for Wings line-up in printer-friendly one-sheet in Word Detroit Red wings Line-up Coach:  Mike Babcock  owner:  Mike Illitch (since ’82)                          Friday, May 23, 2008  13   Pavel Datsyuk  “A” ‘Paver’  29/1978;  5’11”;  Russian; drafted, 171st, ‘98  40  Henrik Zetterberg ‘A’ ‘Zee’ 27/ ‘80;  5’11”;  Sweden;  drafted, 210th overall 1999 96   Tomas Holmstrom 35/1973; […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins playoff line-up 2008

May 16th, 2008 · No Comments · The Hockey Hippie

click here for a printer-friendly Pens line-up on one page in Word Pittsburgh Penguins Line-up Coach:   Michel Therrien                          Friday, May 23, 2008 ‘  9   Pascal  Dupuis ‘Duper’  29/79;  Que.;  trade with Atlanta 2/08 (also Rgrs & Wild!) Speed n Skill Scoring Line  87   Sidney Crosby  ‘C’ 20 / Aug 7, ‘87;  5’11”;  Nova Scotia; […]

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“The whole hockey world is rooting for you guys.”

May 1st, 2008 · 7 Comments · New York City, Real-life Adventure Tales, The Hockey Hippie

 The Prankster Meets The Penguin   . The 3rd game of the Rangers–Penguins playoff series in 2008 when the Rangers went down to the Pens 3 games to nothing . . . So, I went to the Ranger game last night at Madison Square Garden.  What a hoot!  Before the game, there was some rock band […]

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