It's about friggin time. [<a href="http://www.corbisimages.com/images/67/511FE67A-0D05-4F69-8C94-B5F1E0C318B9/391-SP-101-Z4139.jpg">www.corbisimages.com</a>]
Ready to blow off the next 7-8 months together? Of course you are.
We have a few more days but the rest of the Northwest is in action. Credit the NHL schedule makers for kicking off 2011 with some solid regional battles.
Hurricanes & Wild (9:00 AM PT)
SBN Blogs: Canes Country & Hockey Wilderness
Leafs & Canadians (4:00 PM PT)
SBN Blogs: Pension Plan Puppets & Habs Eyes on the Prize
Flyers & Penguins (4:00 PM PT)
SBN Blogs: Broad Street Hockey & PensBurgh
Blackhawks & Avalanche (7:00 PM PT)
SBN Blogs: Second City Hockey & Mile high Hockey
Oilers & Flames (7:00 PM PT)
SBN Blogs: Copper & Blue & Matchsticks and Gasoline
It's good to have our game back.