Halloween is four days away so it’s time to stock up on Kit Kats. I’m looking forward to the stare-downs with teens who come to my door and say nothing while holding out their pillow cases, expecting them to be filled with chocolate. Mind your manners kids, or some cranky adult might go all Dikembe Mutombo on you.
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Knucklehead of the Week
Getting physical on the hockey rink is a time-honored part of the game, but gooning it up like the Hanson brothers is not acceptable. Buffalo’s John Scott, a 6-foot-8, 270-pound forward with, shall we say, a reputation, violently elbowed Boston’s Loui Eriksson in the head last week. The ugly play gave Erikkson a concussion and got Scott suspended. Scott’s role on the Sabres is obvious; the winger has scored one goal in 187 games.