I am on a bus to Calgary with Darren Pang. A few of you on the Blues Talk forum were wondering what the heck Pang means when he says "Nine of Hearts" on the broadcast, so I asked him . . . here’s what he said:"In Canada, we grew up playing a card game called ‘Euchre.’ The nine of hearts can be a bad card. It’s always been a saying we’ve had in the locker room that when a player gets toe-dragged, deked, burnt, it has always been the nine of hearts for me. In the card game, if trump is spades, then the nine of hearts is useless. If trump is hearts, then the 9 of spades is useless. So I could start using the 9 of spades."
- Jeremy Rutherford.. Morning skate guy