Originally posted on Lowetide  |  Last updated 11/30/11
Sometimes my kids will ask me what it was like to grow up in the 60s. I'll say things like "well we road bikes a lot and drank cokes and sometimes for fun we'd push a tire down the road." This is followed by much laughter. Since my children sometimes frequent this blog, I offer as proof this photo of Robert Zimmerman pushing a tire down the road. The photo also offers proof that "littering" isn't a modern invention. The Oilers are once again in need of a win to keep pace with the very competitive NW division. It's funny, the Canucks are the king of the hill but long time contender Calgary is off the pace. You'd think Minnesota would be the likely candidate to slide up the division, with Edmonton and Colorado waiting for a better tomorrow. This season, Minnesota is the strongest team in the division so far. Their GF-GA numbers suggest some mirage (despite being 57-53 GF/GA overall, they are 10 goals better than league average in GA) but the wins and points keep on coming. Minnesota is in
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