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Nothing Good Ever Came From Michigan

09/05/2007 at 3:22pm EDT
imageIn the world of college sport, Michigan and its neighbors enjoy their trash talk. And even if it traumatizes a nice Canucks boy -- as was the case last weekend -- I'm always in support of Michigan getting trashed.The papers are reportingBrendan Morrison's distress as he witnessed his alma mater - the University of Michigan - get defeated in the NCAA football championships (whateverthehell, Brendan. college football? snooooore...). Regardless, it upset Mo, hence fun for others who sent him taunting text messages to amuse themselves after the defeat. Particularly Ryan Kesler:
"I called him the day it happened," Kesler said. "I couldn't stop laughing. It was pretty funny. Mo was pretty rattled about it." Morrison may have been rattled at the time but he has since recovered, at least based on his response Tuesday. "I received a lot of text messages but I couldn't read Kesler's because he can't spell," Morrison retorted. "He went to Ohio State, so..."
But GM Dave Nonis, who attended college in Maine, gets the final word: "I never have a hard time seeing Michigan lose no matter what sport it's in."Amen.I was looking at the Detroit Red Wings' schedule today, and I say they go 3-5-1 in the pre-season. By the time Vancouver plays them home and home on October 24th and 28th, their confidence should be shattered and their souls hollow, making them easy pickings for Canucks' scoring machines like Jeff Cowan and Brad Isbister.And besides, that should be around that time that Crazy Hasek and his groin decide to take a month off. That boy's equipment is living on borrowed time.__________________ *photo credit to zianet.com

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