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Hockey team's bus crashes

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TwoGloves, Nov 29, 2007.

  1. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Active Member

    Didn't see this posted elsewhere. I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often.

  2. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Who are you, George Costanza?
  3. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Active Member

    Sorry, I don't get it.
  4. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    George made a comment like that when he met Keith Hernandez ...
  5. John

    John Well-Known Member

    I believe George mentioned a team plane going down.
  6. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Fear not, Mr. Gloves.

    George: You know, Keith, what I've always wondered, with all these ball clubs flying around all season don't you think there would be a plane crash? ...
    Keith: (to Jerry) Do you perform anywhere in new York right now?
    Jerry: I'm performing in this club on the east Side. You should come in.
    George: But if you think about it...26 teams, 162 games a season, you'd think eventually an entire team would get wiped out.
    Keith: You know, I live on the East Side.
    Jerry: I'll tell you what, I'll give you my number and uh, just give me a call, tell me whenever you want to go.
    Keith: Or maybe just to get together for a cup of coffee
    Jerry: Oh. that would be great.
    George: Uh, it's only a matter of time.
    Keith: Who's this chucker?
  7. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

  8. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    I believe Sabres' coach Lindy Ruff's younger brother was killed in a bus crash about 20 years ago while playing for Swift Current or some western junior team.

    Long, late drives, bad weather, narrow roads, it is amazing this stuff doesn't happen more often.
  9. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    4:15 am in Erie.

    Lucky everyone didn't freeze to death.

    I have driven on that road many times, and let's just say the lake gives you a little breeze right there. Cold. So very cold.
  10. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Active Member

    I think Joe Sakic might have been on the Swift Current bus, too. I know one of the guys who was on it. Sorry I missed the Seinfeld reference but I would have never associated that with a minor-league bus crash. Of course, I'm a bit slow today with NyQuill still in my system so ...
  11. JR

    JR Active Member

    Joe Sakic was on the team.

    Players killed were Trent Kresse,Scott Kruger, Brent Ruff, and Chris Mantyka.

    If I'm not mistaken, I think our friend FoF did a story on this last year.
  12. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Seinfeld is usually in the forefront of my mind.
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