Mark Messier’s jersey was retired last night during this ceremony in Edmonton.

While we’re on the subject of hockey, a friend’s son is blogging about attending all the San Jose Sharks regular-season games (home and away). Apparently, this is part of his “education” because he’s studying sports journalism. Now I’ve heard everything…

In what other blog in the world will you find Mark Messier next to George Orwell? “All bloggers are equal; but some bloggers are more equal than others.”