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08:25 AM ET 10.12 | Welcome to Erik Cole's alternate reality. [Cole] is hoping that on Friday, finally, the Canadiens and the National Hockey League will lock him out. No, Cole is not living in a bizarro universe. But should the net-crashing power forward get the clean bill of health he expects from David Mulder, the Habs' head team physician and chief surgeon, then he'll get the boot from the club's clinic, gym and dressing room. Cole will have been declared fit to play -- though with nowhere to play -- and join the bulk of his teammates on the outside looking in. "I'm hoping to get locked out by the end of this week," he said during a chat Wednesday, on his way to pick his kids up after school.

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October 12, 2012  08:43 AM ET

"I'm hoping to get locked out by the end of this week,"

Always look at the bright side of life!

October 12, 2012  09:06 AM ET

It's better then being locked up...I guess.

October 12, 2012  09:06 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

" Always look at the bright side of life!

line to the left, one cross each

October 12, 2012  09:22 AM ET

The name Eric and Quebec just never seem to see eye to eye...

October 12, 2012  09:29 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

The name Eric and Quebec just never seem to see eye to eye...

I have my pet cat Eric, my pet fish eric....(obscure Python reference of the week)

October 12, 2012  10:03 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

I have my pet cat Eric, my pet fish eric....(obscure Python reference of the week)

Sounds more like a food chain....

October 12, 2012  10:25 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

I have my pet cat Eric, my pet fish eric....(obscure Python reference of the week)

La dee dee, one two three,
Eric the half a bee.
A B C D E ****,
Eric the half a be.

October 12, 2012  10:26 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

La dee dee, one two three,Eric the half a bee.A B C D E ****,Eric the half a be.

**** = F & G

This place is getting really odd.

October 12, 2012  10:59 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

La dee dee, one two three,Eric the half a bee.A B C D E ****,Eric the half a be.

nice...but I was alluding to getting a licence. Or an order from the Lord Mayor saying I don't need one

October 12, 2012  10:59 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

**** = F & GThis place is getting really odd.

getting?

October 12, 2012  11:08 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

La dee dee, one two three,Eric the half a bee.A B C D E ****,Eric the half a be.

Cole's notes?

October 12, 2012  11:13 AM ET

Cole Slaw?

October 12, 2012  01:03 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Cole Slaw?

Cole's Law...is that like Murphy's law?

October 12, 2012  01:30 PM ET

exactly except with fresh ground black pepper and mayo

October 12, 2012  02:12 PM ET

too bad the team folded or he could go play in england up north.
Think of the headline:
Cole to Newcastle

 
October 12, 2012  07:44 PM ET

His kids are hoping he goes back to work.

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