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Second Balcony Breakdown: Go Kaner, It’s (The Day After) Ya Birthday

And you know we don't give a fuck it's not your birthday

And you know we don’t give a fuck it’s not your birthday

Told you we’d be back in less than a year.

Yes, we return with another edition of Second Balcony Breakdown, recorded slightly after the Chicago Blackhawks game against the Calgary Flames — so forgive us for sounding exhausted, because we were.

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Topics include:

  • Congratulating everyone’s favorite drunk uncle, Pat Foley, on his induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame (here is the article I was talking about, chronicling his life — it’s an interesting read)
  • The Blackhawks’ games against the Detroit Red Wings (bleh), Dallas Stars (ha!), and Calgary Flames (woo!)
  • The end of The Game 87.7 in Chicago
  • Sad/anger-inducing news from around the NHL, which leads to me to declare that next week’s podcast will be full of puppies and rainbows because I CAN’T TAKE THIS SHIT ANYMORE. TWO WEEKS OF SAD NEWS MAKES ME GO INTO CAPS LOCK.
  • The Line Cocktail for this week is dedicated to this guy:

Good job, kid.

We also forgot a question for this week. Oops. So… maybe you should send us questions for us to answer next week? Think of it as our holiday gift to you, since we’re not going shopping on Black Friday to get you nerds anything. Fuck that.

Follow us on Twitter! I’m at @RunsOnDuncan, and Casey is at @Raedances.

IceHogs Thursday: All Good Things Must Come to an End

IceHogs forward Ryan Hartman (middle) celebrates his first professional goal with Terry Broadhurst (front) and Stephen Johns (back). (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs forward Ryan Hartman (middle) celebrates his first professional goal with Terry Broadhurst (front) and Stephen Johns (back). (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The final week of the 2013-14 AHL regular season saw the IceHogs play in 2 final contests with their playoff hopes barely alive. The IceHogs needed to win both games and get some help from other teams—mainly the Oklahoma City Barons—in order to make the post season.
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IceHogs Thursday: Keep On Hoping

IceHogs defenseman Stephen Johns and center Teuvo Teravainen have both contributed since coming to Rockford. (Photo Credit:  Kim Wrona)

IceHogs defenseman Stephen Johns and center Teuvo Teravainen have both contributed since coming to Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs did not fare very well in their games during week 28 of the AHL schedule. With 3 important contests over the weekend, they dropped 2 of them, which set them back in their race to the playoffs.
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IceHogs Thursday: Down the Stretch

IceHogs defenseman Mathieu Brisebois tallied on Friday night for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs defenseman Mathieu Brisebois tallied on Friday night for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

In their last five games spanning over the course of weeks 25 and 26 of the AHL schedule, the IceHogs have picked up six of a possible ten points and have maintained a playoff spot.
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IceHogs Thursday: Only Three Points

IceHogs defenseman Adam Clendening shoots the puck on Tuesday night against Rochester. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs defenseman Adam Clendening shoots the puck on Tuesday night against Rochester. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

February was a great month for the IceHogs as they went 9-0-1-1. They were looking to keep their momentum rolling into March as they headed down to Oklahoma to take on the Oklahoma City Barons to end week 22 of the AHL schedule. To start week 23, the Hogs faced off against the Rochester Americans back home at the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford.

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IceHogs Thursday: Hogs’ Winning Ways Continue

IceHogs forward Mark McNeill scored on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs forward Mark McNeill scored on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs played in three Midwest Division games to end week 21 and begin week 22 of the AHL schedule. Two of the three games were at the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford as the IceHogs took on the Chicago Wolves and the Milwaukee Admirals. The other contest saw the IceHogs travel to Iowa to take on the Wild.

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IceHogs Thursday: Points on Points

IceHogs center Brandon Pirri had a big weekend for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs center Brandon Pirri had a big weekend for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Week 20 of the AHL schedule featured three games for the IceHogs against two Midwest Division opponents.

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IceHogs Thursday: On a Roll

IceHogs winger Jeremy Morin recorded his first professional hat trick on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs winger Jeremy Morin recorded his first professional hat trick on Saturday night. In this particular photo, he is about to score his second goal of the night. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs hosted two games on Saturday and Sunday at the BMO Harris Bank Center to wrap up week 19 of the AHL schedule.

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IceHogs Thursday: Another 4 Points

IceHogs forward Brandon Mashinter has four points in his last three games (3 G, 1 A). (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

IceHogs forward Brandon Mashinter has four points in his last three games (3 G, 1 A). (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs went on a rare trip to New York during week 18 of the AHL schedule. They took on the Rochester Americans and the Utica Comets in back-to-back games before coming back home to the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford to take on the Hamilton Bulldogs to start week 19.

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IceHogs Thursday: Hogs Take 4 of 6 Points from Ads

Winger Jeremy Morin scored two goals on Sunday for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

Winger Jeremy Morin scored two goals on Sunday for Rockford. (Photo Credit: Kim Wrona)

The IceHogs became very familiar with the Milwaukee Admirals in week 17 of the AHL schedule as they faced their rivals to the North three nights in a row.

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