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Dominik

  • joined Sep 25, 2008
  • last login Apr 23, 2014
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A (mostly) unapologetic bigamist fan of two NHL teams, which fortunately never have anything to do with each other -- thus preventing really awkward moments at family functions.

It's complicated. And painful.

Dad - a Blues '67 fan - said: "Hey, we sent Bowman away. We sent Arbour away. Follow this team if you must, but keep an eye on Arbour's Islanders."

Confused but knowing not to cross my father, I did both. Addiction set in early. I've rooted for every Sutter except Darryl. The Milbury years nearly ended me. But they also gave me some perspective on how to truly enjoy this sport, one knifing at a time.

I'm still delicately rebuilding the Blues half of my soul after Bill Laurie dropped one last pile of Paige (Sports!) on it. These things take time.

A Fan Of...

  • NHL New York Islanders
  • Golf Foghorn Leghorn
  • Soccer Arsenal, mostly, but my football cup runneth over.
  • NASCAR The guy who turns right
  • Boxing Steve Webb
  • General Yep, St. Louis Blues, too
  • Tennis Federerererer
  • MMA The guy with the blood
  • Cycling Dope
  • Fantasy Darkness Before Dawn
  • Winter Olympics Money Is Not Our God
  • Figure Skating Slipstream
  • Wrestling $, 0, 36
  • Serie A Inter
  • La Liga Atlético
Recent Activity
That's a different rumor/guy
Commented on New York Islanders Sale Talks: Mysterious Billionaire Hockey Fan Might Decide to Bid after the Weekend on Apr 23 2014, 12:26a
Hey, I DO have a girlfriend
Commented on New York Islanders Sale Talks: Mysterious Billionaire Hockey Fan Might Decide to Bid after the Weekend on Apr 23 2014, 12:23a
Our Anders are taller than you!
Commented on [Late Bits] Return engagement at Barclays, Bad Cooke'in, Byng Watchers and Zubaz on Apr 23 2014, 12:15a - 1 reply
I believe Glengarry Glen Ross will frame it for you
Commented on On Braden Holtby: Should the New York Islanders take Washington's goalie...and goalie coach? on Apr 23 2014, 12:10a
Possibly, but
Commented on On Braden Holtby: Should the New York Islanders take Washington's goalie...and goalie coach? on Apr 23 2014, 12:05a - 1 reply
I was just reeling that Carcillo was dressed for a playoff game
Commented on [Late Bits] Return engagement at Barclays, Bad Cooke'in, Byng Watchers and Zubaz on Apr 23 2014, 12:03a
Forgot about that
Commented on [Late Bits] Return engagement at Barclays, Bad Cooke'in, Byng Watchers and Zubaz on Apr 23 2014, 12:00a
Indeed
Commented on [Late Bits] Return engagement at Barclays, Bad Cooke'in, Byng Watchers and Zubaz on Apr 22 2014, 11:55p
Hey, Mike Dunham is a two-time U.S. Olympian
Commented on On Braden Holtby: Should the New York Islanders take Washington's goalie...and goalie coach? on Apr 22 2014, 6:15p - 1 reply
Hmmm
Commented on [Late Bits] Return engagement at Barclays, Bad Cooke'in, Byng Watchers and Zubaz on Apr 22 2014, 6:14p - 1 reply
Ha
Commented on On Braden Holtby: Should the New York Islanders take Washington's goalie...and goalie coach? on Apr 22 2014, 5:33p - 1 reply
I would bet it's changed some
Commented on [Late Bits] Return engagement at Barclays, Bad Cooke'in, Byng Watchers and Zubaz on Apr 22 2014, 5:28p - 1 reply
He should be placed in the Ministry of Story Telling
Commented on [Late Bits] Return engagement at Barclays, Bad Cooke'in, Byng Watchers and Zubaz on Apr 22 2014, 5:26p
On Braden Holtby: Should the New York Islanders take Washington's goalie...and goalie coach?
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 4:00p
It was amazing that there wasn't more urgency to fix the goaltending last year
Commented on 11 Offseason Moves Garth Snow Should Try To Get Done. on Apr 22 2014, 3:36p
Furthermore
Commented on [Late Bits] Return engagement at Barclays, Bad Cooke'in, Byng Watchers and Zubaz on Apr 22 2014, 3:27p
Among the beauties
Commented on A warning to all Arsenal fans regarding the David Moyes sacking on Apr 22 2014, 3:15p
As my coach always said
Commented on [Late Bits] Return engagement at Barclays, Bad Cooke'in, Byng Watchers and Zubaz on Apr 22 2014, 2:59p
Thanks for the ideas/conversation
Commented on 11 Offseason Moves Garth Snow Should Try To Get Done. on Apr 22 2014, 12:07p - 1 reply
Easter Hockey Bits: Bridgeport season ends without a goal
Posted on Apr 20 2014, 11:09a
You think McDonald dogged it?
Commented on IIHF World Championship: Colin McDonald Joins Nelson, Donovan for Team USA on Apr 19 2014, 3:06p - 1 reply
So you're saying
Commented on New York Islanders Sale Talks: Mysterious Billionaire Hockey Fan Might Decide to Bid after the Weekend on Apr 19 2014, 3:03p
It's great to be protected (by the CBA)
Commented on 2014 NHL Playoff Pick 'em: Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild [Saturday playoff thread] on Apr 19 2014, 2:47p - 2 replies
Also: JBotte's in his 50s?!
Commented on New York Islanders Sale Talks: Mysterious Billionaire Hockey Fan Might Decide to Bid after the Weekend on Apr 19 2014, 2:46p - 2 replies
New York Islanders Sale Talks: Mysterious Billionaire Hockey Fan Might Decide to Bid after the Weekend
Posted on Apr 19 2014, 2:35p
No Subject
Commented on New York Islanders Sale Talks: Multiple buyers showing interest on Apr 19 2014, 2:05p
2014 NHL Playoff Pick 'em: Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild [Saturday playoff thread]
Posted on Apr 19 2014, 1:44p
Fun stuff, good info
Commented on What should the Islanders do about their goaltending situation for next year? A look using Marcel Projections on Apr 19 2014, 1:28a - 1 reply
Not really a report, so much as some speculation
Commented on New York Islanders Sale Talks: Multiple buyers showing interest on Apr 19 2014, 12:01a
Anyone but Brodeur, haha
Commented on New York Islanders Sale Talks: Multiple buyers showing interest on Apr 18 2014, 11:57p - 1 reply
I don't think I saw that, though the sealing around the skate sounds familiar
Commented on Islanders News: John Tavares talks linemates, coaching, Brock Nelson on Apr 18 2014, 11:56p
Magic Eight Ball says
Commented on New York Islanders Sale Talks: Multiple buyers showing interest on Apr 18 2014, 11:45p
Alternatively, a "weekly assignment" day
Commented on New York Islanders Sale Talks: Multiple buyers showing interest on Apr 18 2014, 11:45p
I would not sign him as our number one.
Commented on New York Islanders Sale Talks: Multiple buyers showing interest on Apr 18 2014, 11:44p
No Subject
Commented on IIHF World Championship: Colin McDonald Joins Nelson, Donovan for Team USA on Apr 18 2014, 11:40p - 1 reply
for Bruins in 6: On the way to the Cup.
Voted on Apr 18 2014, 11:33p
No Subject
Commented on 2014 NHL Playoff Pick 'em: Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings [Friday watch thread] on Apr 18 2014, 11:27p
No Subject
Commented on 2014 NHL Playoff Pick 'em: Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings [Friday watch thread] on Apr 18 2014, 11:25p
2014 NHL Playoff Pick 'em: Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings [Friday watch thread]
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 5:00p
IIHF World Championship: Colin McDonald Joins Nelson, Donovan for Team USA
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 4:37p
That would be funny
Commented on World Championships 2014: Brock Nelson, Matt Donovan true American heroes on Apr 18 2014, 4:35p - 1 reply
for Sharks in 7: Silicon chips > silicon breasts
Voted on Apr 18 2014, 3:39p
New York Islanders Sale Talks: Multiple buyers showing interest
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 3:30p
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