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Simple suggestions for graduates

Posted on June 5, 2014

By Rob Ficiur This week we had the chance to watch our son get his degree at the University of Lethbridge convocation. We counted about twelve… Read More »

When do you fire a former Stanley Cup winning coach?

Posted on May 27, 2014

By Rob Ficiur Two weeks ago the Pittsburgh Penguins surprised the hockey world by firing General Manager Ray Shero and by not firing head coach… Read More »

Impossible comebacks Part 2 – Baseball and basketball

Posted on May 21, 2014

By Rob Ficiur Last week I wrote about the four NHL teams completed the Impossible Comeback; fall behind 3-0 in a series and comeback to… Read More »

The impossible playoff comeback happens again

Posted on May 13, 2014

By Rob Ficiur Unlikely (impossible) playoff comebacks is why fans follow sports. Even though it can be done, usually comebacks fall short. This year the… Read More »

Peter Maher Calgary’s Mr. Hockey

Posted on May 6, 2014

By Rob Ficiur After 3162 consecutive games the first (and only) radio voice of the Calgary Flames has retired this week. Sixty four year old Peter… Read More »

Economic slaves want rules changed

Posted on April 29, 2014

By Rob Ficiur During the European Industrial revolution people flooded to the cities to get factory jobs in terrible working conditions. Workers put in long… Read More »

Unexpected playoff season in Toronto

Posted on April 22, 2014

By Rob Ficiur As playoff fever spreads across the land, Toronto fans have an unexpected strain of the fever. On March 13 the Maple Leafs… Read More »

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