•Local NHL fans: it still looks possible the Kings and Ducks can come in fourth and fifth in the Western Conference and then play each other in the first round of the playoffs. If the Kings can somehow wrestle the Pacific Division title from the Sharks, then there's a chance they finish third and would play the Ducks if the Ducks finished seventh. Got all that?
•My lil' beer league team won 11 to 4 yesterday against a team that was missing some guys. In our first 10 games as a team last year -- when most of us were in our first-ever hockey league -- we scored only 15 goals. So to see 11 in a game was strange. And kind of nice.
•I actually heard an NPR reporter today report that it usually frightens passengers when the skin of an airplane rips off in mid-flight. Really? You think?
•I'm looking forward to going to bed tonight with Tina Fey. I've just got to figure out which socks to wear.*
*Fey's new book "Bossypants" comes out tonight. I plan to go to stick time, then come home and watch Kings-Sharks (after Domesticated Partner watches her fill of HGTV) and then hitting the sack with Tina and a glass of whiskey. Sounds almost perfect.