Archive | July, 2013

Amherstburg goes “Car Crazy”

Amherstburg went crazy for cars for the eighth year in a row Sunday when the Gone Car Crazy car show took over downtown. Close to 700 cars were shown, on a day full of food, music and fun.

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8th Annual Gone Car Crazy Car Show

Close to 700 cars made their way to downtown Amherstburg on Sunday, July 28 for the Gone Car Crazy car show. These are some of my favourites. I covered the show for the Rivertown Times and as soon as the article is ready, it will also be posted on this site. But for now, enjoy […]

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Canada Announces Coaching Staff for Sochi

Hockey Canada unveiled their coaching staff for 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics on Monday. Mike Babcock will return as the head coach after leading the team to the Gold Medal at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Assisting him will be Lindy Ruff, Ken Hitchcock and Claude Julien who all bring many years of NHL and International experience […]

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Geoffrion retires from Habs; Joins Blue Jackets as Scout

One door closed but another one opened this week for Blake Geoffrion. After announcing his retirement from hockey at the young age of 25, Geoffrion has already found a new job as a scout for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Despicable Me 2 Review

In 2010, Despicable Me was a surprise animation hit, which naturally leads to a sequel. And while Despicable Me 2 does not reach the levels the first one did, it is still a solid family film that everyone should enjoy. Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand and Steve Coogan, this film sees […]

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Chris Chelios, Hockey Hall of Famer

For a while it seemed like Chris Chelios would never leave the game of hockey and that was solidified Tuesday when he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Chelios played in the NHL until the age of 48, second only to Gordie Howe, and will go down as one of the most dominate […]

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30th Annual Walleye Tournament a Success

Thomas Caeot won’t have to lie the next time he tells a fishing story. The Amherstburg native took home the big prize, a new Can Am ATV, at the 30th Annual AMA Sportsmen Club Walleye Tournament Sunday.

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Habs Ink Danny Briere to 2-Year-Deal; Trade for Parros

Friday really was Free Agent Frenzy, but the Montreal Canadiens made their most significant move Thursday when they signed Danny Briere to a two-year, $8 million contract. At 35, the tiny forward was bought out by the Philadelphia Flyers and is now returning to his home province of Quebec.

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Montreal Takes Big Man Mike McCarron

Critics of the Montreal Canadiens this season said that they weren’t big enough. Those critics should be silent now. With the 25th pick in Sunday’s NHL Draft, the Canadiens selected forward Mike McCarron, all 6’5 230 lbs of him. But who is Mike McCarron? Let me introduce you to him.

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