On Friday of last week as you no doubt have heard, there was a bus crash that killed fifteen people. Many of them were teenagers. Hockey players on their way out of town for a road trip. The entire nation has felt this loss because so many of us have been on the same bus making the same trip to the same out of town game.
The 39 year old boxer had been in an artificially induced coma since a fight last May.
The former NHL/AHL defenceman Greg “Bird Dog” Smyth passed away on Friday, February 16th at the age of 51.
28 years ago on July 4th, 1988, a minivan carrying 4 professional wrestlers plunged off a bridge and into a creek in Lewisporte, Newfoundland. Among the 3 fatalities in the accident was American wrestling star Adrian Adonis. How did the charismatic heavyweight go from Wrestlemania III to a small time Newfoundland tour just over a year later?
As the rock n’ roll world mourns the tragic passing of Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, we figured the most suitable Atlantic Canadian salute would be a bootleg tape recording of Motörhead’s first and only performance in St. John’s, NL on February 3rd, 1988.
Andrew Waterman celebrates the young life of Blair Tulk as he pays personal respects to a beloved friend, musician and all around force of positivity in the St. John’s community.