March 8th, 2016

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Folklore

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Just the folklore artifacts from the old country.


Those are some Little Russia elements on my bookcase in the living room. It sits right between the Thunder and Lightning by Phil Esposito and the Swordfishtrombones by Tom Waits :-)


We are totally eclectic here!


Actually, for the record, it’s neither Thunder nor Ligntning nor Swordfishtrombones but Ivan and Maria.

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Happy March 8!

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Happy March 8 to all ladies visitors Chidlovski Blog Chidlovski!


Less and less of our readers actually celebrate this day.


Back in Russia, March 8 was a Women’s Day celebration.


Kinda mix between Mother’s Day and St. Valentine’s Day.


I don’t have too many ladies around me today who either heard of this celebration or actually celebrate March 8 :-)


Anyway, Happy March 8 to all!


 

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Congrats to Jaromir Jagr with a milestone career achievement.


He became number 3 on the NHL list of All-Time Points Leader!


Jagr bypasses legendary Gordie Howe by one point when he scored his 1851st point in the Florida vs. Boston game on March 7, 2016.


NHL All-Time Point Leaders


Rk Born Name Pos GP G A P PIM +/-
1 1961 Wayne Gretzky F 1487 894 1963 2857 577 518
2 1961 Mark Messier F 1756 694 1193 1887 1910 210
3 1972 Jaromír Jágr F 1613 743 1108 1851 1093 307
4 1928 Gordie Howe F 1767 801 1049 1850 1685 87
5 1963 Ron Francis F 1731 549 1249 1798 979 -10
6 1951 Marcel Dionne F 1348 731 1040 1771 600 28
7 1965 Steve Yzerman F 1514 692 1063 1755 924 185
8 1965 Mario Lemieux F 915 690 1033 1723 834 115
9 1969 Joe Sakic F 1378 625 1016 1641 614 30
10 1942 Phil Esposito F 1282 717 873 1590 910 197


 

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Millennium of Meldonium

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Just being sarcastic here…


The latest meldonium related drug test failures in sports seems to cause a domino effect.


It’s massive and wide spread.


It’s a world wide pre-Olympics fever going on now.


It’s the battle of Meldonium vs. Zika Virus.


Stay out of trouble. Be healthy.