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Losing a Bet. Paying Up. Yet Again.

imageIt's almost like a sign of the seasons, the regularity with which I make -- and lose -- stupid hockey bets. In this latest episode, witness this March email exchange between myself and "Sailor Boy" IwoCPO of Abel to Yzerman...
IwoCPO: So, playoffs coming up. What are we betting? Alanah: I don't bet anymore. IwoCPO: Sure you do. Let's bet points, first round. I pick Pavel Dattysucky Datsyuk Alanah: I pick Daniel Sedin. IwoCPO: Loser wears an Avalanche jersey and posts a photo. Alanah: I'm not that drunk. IwoCPO: Loser wears the winner's jersey Alanah: Whatever. IwoCPO: Fine. Alanah: Sucker.
So yeah, I lost. God, how I hate Detroit fans. And by the way, anyone that copies this photo and reposts it anywhere, dies. That includes you, Sailor Boy. ____________________________ Note: A big "thank you" to Eddy's Hockey Shop here on Vancouver Island, who took pity on me, allowing me to borrow this horrible jersey. I'm exchanging it for a vintage Roberto Luongo one next week.

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Alanah McGinley has been blogging hockey since 2003 (with a notable gap in time through 2010, kicking it with new baby Lucy while living knee-deep in chaos while reading "parenting for complete idiots" during every spare minute) sharing opinions, rants and not-so-deep thoughts with anyone who will listen.

In addition to writing Canucks & Beyond and helping manage Kukla's Korner, Alanah was one of the founders and co-hosts of The Crazy Canucks Podcast. She has contributed pieces to FoxSports.com and the New York Times Slapshot blog, as well as other stray destinations in cyberspace.

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Email: am@kuklaskorner.com

Alanah's Twitter: [@alanah1]

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