Top 5

Jim Fox

Former NHL forward turned broadcaster Jim Fox has been around the world in pursuit of the best wine. Here are his Top 5 wine destinations:


  1. Wine Tour on bike on the outskirts of Beaune, Burgundy, France

  2. Barrel tasting at Roberto Voerzio Winery, La Morra, Barolo, Piedmonte, Italy

  3. Tasting Class and barrel tasting at Chateau Lynch Bages, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France)

  4. Dinner and tasting at Savier Vineyards, just southeast of Calistoga, California, at sunset looking back over Napa Valley

  5. Anywhere in Tuscany, Italy followed by a glass of wine in the Piazza del Campo, Siena, Tuscany, Italy
NHL Confidential

Mike RichardsLake of the Woods, known more as a remote wildlife habitat straddling Minnesota and Canada, is also a summer favorite of Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards. The former Flyers captain has become an avid wakeboarder/wakesurfer at the lake when he's not on the ice. "It’s starting to" catch on, Richards said. "It’s relaxing to get out there with all your friends and spend a day on the lake."

JP

Posts Tagged ‘Randy Carlyle’

Randy Carlyle and Terry Murray: Final words.

Terry Murray  Randy Carlyle

It takes a special person to deliver a eulogy.

He must have intimate knowledge of the deceased, but also the ability to put their life  into perspective. He must not withhold emotion, but he cannot let emotion tell the story.

I was tasked with delivering two eulogies the past two weeks – an unusually tragic fortnight for an NHL writer.

“The Randy Carlyle era was a good one in Anaheim …”

“The Terry Murray era was a good one in Los Angeles …”1

These were the first two NHL coaches that I covered on a day-to-day basis and also the first two careers that I laid to rest.2

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