Valuable lessons in life. Glad I do most of these things. 🙂
For the second consecutive season, philadelphiaflyers.com will be with the team throughout its longest road trip of the year. Flyers Manager of Communications and New Media Kevin Kurz will again be keeping a blog of the trip, but this time will have the help of goaltender Martin Biron, who will give his perspective of the events of each day.
Thermablades use a rechargeable battery and a microprocessor within each skate blade to maintain a temperature of 5 C. The warm blade increases the thickness of the water layer between the blade and the ice surface, and the company says its tests have shown this reduces gliding friction and starting resistance for skaters.
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Monday that forward Jason Blake is battling a rare form of leukemia. “This morning I shared with my teammates news that I was diagnosed with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia,” Blake said on the team’s website.
This is a bummer. While I am not a tried and true Toronto Maple Leaf’s fan, I do wish Jason Blake the best. He used to play for Ferris State back in his college days. Cancer is a word that strikes fear into everyone’s heart. I hope he pulls through like his statement says he will.
With amphibians facing population crashes around the world, the red-eyed tree frog has become a poster species for rainforest conservation. Watch the life cycle of tree frogs — from birth, maturity, reproduction, and predation by insects, snakes, and caimans. Stunning, beautiful photos, but not for the weak-hearted!