It was British singer-song writer Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou) who was commonly known for years by his former stage name 'Cat Stevens', who once said:
"Music is a lady that I still love because she gives me the air that I breathe. We need all sorts of nourishment. And music satisfies and nourishes the hunger within ourselves for connection and harmony."
Of course this is all fine and dandy, but, if he really gives a rip about nourishment satisfaction via connection and harmony he should be referencing your favorite curated hockey news site as said site is where he can find the latest links about one-timers, San Jose Sharks' Holiday videos, and pretty much all things vulcanized biscuit.
One can only surmize by such a glaring oversight that Mr. Islam would not be put out, as you are dear reader, by the fact that HockeyBias.com is undergoing a significant facelift and will not emerge all shiny and new from Post-op for another 7-10 days. (Please keep your wrath in check as this temporary situation is certainly not as violently boo-able as, say, Gary Bettman presenting the Cup.)
...Also, while were on the subject, subconscioulsy we all would have probably enjoyed Mr. Georgiou-Stevens-Islam's music a good deal more in Harold and Maude if he had picked the stage name 'Dog Stevens', but hey, it is a free country.
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