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Offside w/ Mike Condon

We take a break from talking hockey to discuss some trending topics with Mike Condon

by Craig Medaglia @craigmedaglia / Ottawa Senators

It's a bunch of non-hockey things in our chat with Mike Condon after practice as we reminisce about school picture days, give wrongs opinions about popular internet takes and more in the later installment of Offside.

Listen to the full interview on SoundCloud here

Prepping for tomorrow's team photo:

I wish I could get my teeth fixed. Ryan Dzingel hit me in the mouth with a one-timer when we were in Montreal and chipped them but that's really the only thing I wished I could do is have my teeth fixed so I can do a full smile and I don't have to do the closed mouth smile...a grin you could say...


A memory from picture day as a kid:

I remember one time I wore an old school Dallas Stars jersey...I don't know why...I'm from Boston but I had a Dallas Stars jersey. I wore that one time with the old turtleneck underneath back in '94/'95. The turtleneck jersey combo with a bowl cut. 


For #EverythingYouThinkIsWrongDay we tackled some common internet debates such as...

  • Is a hot dog a sandwich?
It is not a sandwich no. When I define a sandwich I think about the planes of the bread, they have to be parallel and in a horizontal manner in order to be a sandwich. Hot dogs go in a "V" right? It's going North/South. You gotta draw the line somewhere...well then an Oreo is a sandwich then too technically. Is it? I don't know.
  • Pineapple on a pizza?
Absolutely. I see all that stuff in the news now and it's just another texture to add to the pizza. Who's to say what you can and can't do with your palette? 
  • Popcorn with a spoon?
I can see it from a hygiene perspective. You're getting the butter everywhere and on your face and your couch and on your clothes...plus you've got some portion control there too. You're not shoving 500 kernels in your mouth.
  • Which is more "salad", fruit salad or potato salad?
There's mayo in potato salad right? I guess ranch and mayo are pretty similar...I was going to say mayo has no place in salad but I'm going to go with fruit salad. 

 

On who was at fault in the Fabio/goose incident on 1999 (see video below):

I'm going to go with the goose. It's survival of the fittest, natural selection...shouldn't have been flying there. 

 

Watch: Youtube Video


On his surname Condon meaning "Dark haired wise man" in Celtic:

My hair is getting darker by the day actually. Dark haired wise man? Is that what it really means? I like that. 


On if his name should have an "O'" in front of it on the St Patrick's Day warm-up jerseys:

I don't think I need an "O'" before mine. That'd be slanderous. I'm going to take it off...I don't need any more Irishness in my name. 
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