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1930–31 NHL season

The 1930–31 NHL season was the 14th season of the National Hockey League. Ten teams played 44 games each; the Montreal Canadiens beat the Chicago Black Hawks three games to two in a best-of-five Stanley Cup final for their second consecutive Cup win. Art Ross bitterly complained about the Stanley Cup final setup, his team had been vanquished in two consecutive games by the Montreal Canadiens in 1929–30. As a result, the Board of Governors decided to make the final a best-of-five series; the Great Depression was starting to take its toll on the NHL. In attempts to solve financial problems, the Pittsburgh Pirates moved to Philadelphia and became the Philadelphia Quakers, but there was nothing about the team to win games or fans, it was intended. The arena was never built, the team folded after only one season in the new city; the state of Pennsylvania would be without an NHL team until the league doubled in size 36 years later. The Ottawa Senators were in a similar financial boat but instead of relocating, they sold a star asset and future Hall of Famer, King Clancy, to the Toronto Maple Leafs for $35,000 and two players.

After the sale of Clancy, the Senators' owners put the team up for sale for $200,000, although no bids approached anywhere near that figure. The team would suspend operations before the start of the next season; the Detroit Cougars changed the team name to the Detroit Falcons. Howie Morenz led the league in scoring. Dick Irvin started his career in coaching with Chicago and they finished second in the American Division, he resigned at season's end after having taken the Black Hawks to the finals. GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold. On March 26, during the second game of the best-of-five series between the Bruins and Canadiens, coach-GM Art Ross of Boston pulled his goalie for an extra attacker while down 1–0 with 40 seconds left in the final period; the attempt was unsuccessful. This marked. In the final series, the Chicago Black Hawks took an early two games to one lead in the newly expanded best-of-five Stanley Cup finals but the Montreal Canadiens came back and won the series three games to two for their second consecutive Stanley Cup win.

Howie Morenz won the Hart Trophy for the second time in his career. Frank Boucher won the Lady Byng for the fourth consecutive year. Roy Worters won the Vezina Trophy for only time in his career; this was the first season that the NHL named its'all-stars'. Although Roy Worters won the Vezina Trophy for "most valuable goaltender", Charlie Gardiner and Tiny Thompson were named to the all-star teams at the goaltender position. Source: NHL. GP = Games Played, G = Goals, A = Assists, Pts = Points, PIM = Penalties In Minutes Source: NHL. Note: GP = Games played. Boston Bruins: Art Ross Chicago Black Hawks: Emil Iverson Detroit Falcons: Jack Adams New York Rangers: Lester Patrick Philadelphia Quakers: Montreal Canadiens: Cecil Hart Montreal Maroons: Dunc Munro and George Boucher New York Americans: Eddie Gerard Ottawa Senators: Newsy Lalonde and Dave Gill Toronto Maple Leafs: Art Duncan The following is a list of players of note who played their first NHL game in 1930–31: Art Chapman, Boston Bruins Doc Romnes, Chicago Black Hawks John Sorrell, Detroit Falcons Johnny Gagnon, Montreal Canadiens Paul Haynes, Montreal Maroons Dave Kerr, Montreal Maroons Alex Levinsky, Toronto Maple Leafs Bob Gracie, Toronto Maple Leafs The following is a list of players of note that played their last game in the NHL in 1930–31: Frank Fredrickson, Detroit Falcons Bert McCaffrey, Montreal Canadiens Joe Simpson, New York Americans Babe Dye, Toronto Maple Leafs List of Stanley Cup champions 1930 in sports 1931 in sports Diamond, Dan, ed..

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Walter McFadden

Walter McFadden, Jr. is a former American football cornerback. He was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft, he played college football at Auburn and high school football at Ely High School in Pompano Beach, Florida. He was drafted by Oakland Raiders in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft, he was released by the Raiders on September 3, 2011. On October 18, 2011, he was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad. On November 15, 2011, he signed to the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad. On November 22, 2011, he was released by the Bengals after seven days being signed. On January 20, 2012, McFadden was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers, he was released August 27, 2012, was re-signed to the practice squad on December 26, 2012. He is cousin of Patrick Peterson, he married his longtime college girlfriend Brandi Means in July 2012. Walter McFadden on Twitter Auburn Tigers bio

Pachira

Pachira is a genus of tropical trees distributed in Central and South America and India. They are classified in the subfamily Bombacoideae of the family Malvaceae; the genus was assigned to Bombacaceae. Prior to that the genus was found in the Sterculiaceae; some 77 species have been identified. They form small or large trees with digitate leaves, the fruit an oval woody one-celled capsule opening by a number of divisions and containing many seeds; the genus name is derived from a language spoken in Guyana. Although first named Pachira by Jean Baptiste Aublet in 1775, Carl Linnaeus the Younger unaware of this separately is said to have called the genus Carolinea after Princess "Sophia Caroline of Baden" in 1782; the principle of precedence gives the authority to Pachira. The Margrave of Baden, Karl Wilhelm founded the Karlsruhe Palace in 1715, he had a considerable interest in Botany the exotic, had large numbers of trees imported for the Palace Gardens. He was succeeded by his Grandson, Karl Friedrich who married Princess Karoline Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt in 1751.

Karoline Luise was a noted botanist. She corresponded with Carl von Linné, cultivated numerous plants in the palace gardens, had engravings of them made for a book and had them all classified according to Linnaeus' system. Linnaeus' son, Carl Linnaeus the younger, recognised her contributions by naming one of the trees, Pachira aquatica Carolinea princeps after her. Timber and seeds for stuffing pillows and cushions. Pachira aquatica Aubl. Pachira emarginata A. Rich. Pachira fendleri Seem. Pachira glabra Pasq. Pachira insignis Savigny Pachira quinata W. S. Alverson Pseudobombax grandiflorum A. Robyns New Species and Combinations of Catostemma and Pachira from the Venezuelan Guayana. William S. Alverson. Novon Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 3-8 Don G. A general system of gardening and botany: containing a complete enumeration and description of all plants hitherto known with their generic and specific characters, places of growth, time of flowering, mode of culture and their uses in medicine and domestic economy: preceded by introductions to the linnaean and natural systems and a glossary of the terms used.

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Pentecostal Union of Romania

The Pentecostal Union of Romania is Romania's fourth-largest religious body and one of its eighteen recognised religious denominations. At the 2011 census, 367,938 Romanians declared themselves to be Pentecostals. Ethnically, as of 2002, they were 85.2% Romanians, 10.6% Roma, 1.9% Ukrainians, 1.8% Hungarians and 0.5% belonged to other groups. They have 7,879 affiliates and 354 pastors, along with strong lay leadership; the denomination originates in the early 1920s and, headed by a central leadership, is divided into nine regional communities: Arad, Braşov, Cluj-Napoca, Constanţa, Oltenia-Argeş, Maramureş-Sătmar and Suceava. Membership is concentrated in Crişana and northern Moldavia. Pentecostalism was introduced to Romania in 1922 by Gheorghe Bradin, who set up a thirty-member church in Păuliş, Arad County after living in the United States since before 1910; the church grew and it was declared illegal in 1923 due to internal divisions within the church regarding its basic convictions, shared only by a few "initiated" individuals.

Still, growth continued, but appeals for official status were denied in 1924 and 1929. During this time, a significant number of Pentecostal churches identified as Baptist in order to be registered with an official religious organisation as specified by the 1928 Law on Cults. In 1940 the Antonescu regime imprisoned a large number of Pentecostalists and Baptists planning to send them to concentration camps in Transnistria, it received provisional recognition in 1946 and was granted official state recognition in 1950, at which point membership stood at 36,000. A merger took place among at least three different groups, one of which practiced ritual foot washing; the group held its first nationwide congress in July 1951 and moved its main administrative offices to Bucharest in 1954. Bradin was its first president, succeeded after his death in 1962 by Pavel Bochian. A rural phenomenon until the 1950s, it now has an established presence in cities as well, with about a 60%-40% rural-urban split in 2002.

A seminary was opened in 1976. During the Communist period, Pentecostalist leaders were models of cautious discretion in their relationship with the state. Bochian spoke eloquently at home and abroad about the accomplishments of President Ceauşescu and the freedom his church enjoyed, he took part in the 50th Interconfessional Theological Conference at Bucharest in 1987 and was the only neo-Protestant quoted by the international press. He declared that his country had become "more beautiful and stronger" each year, expressed special gratitude to the state for the pastoral programme and the publications the churches were allowed to have, he called particular attention to the cross-cultural appeal of his church, noting that services were conducted in Hungarian, German and Ukrainian in addition to the Romanian language of the majority. At the close of his address, he praised Ceauşescu's "indefatigable work" for global peace. During the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia, when Ceauşescu feared Romania would be invaded next, an official relayed to him that a prophecy had been made by a Pentecostal believer in Vicovu de Sus to the effect that the country's borders were protected by angels.

The church strove to transform its members to become model socialist citizens of industry and integrity. By the 1980s, the church was anxious for better relations with other religious groups the dominant Romanian Orthodox Church from which it had long been estranged, the Baptists, severe critics of their focus on glossolalia. Periodic reports continued of Pentecostal believers' difficulties over the smuggling of Bibles, holding unapproved Bible classes or permitting insistent American missionaries to speak at services without approval. In 1974, Pentecostal activist Vasile Rascol was sentenced to two years' imprisonment for illegal distribution of Romanian-language religious literature printed abroad, including translations of the Bible and The Pilgrim's Progress. Overall, the church did not give state authorities as much trouble as did the Baptist church. By the end of Ceauşescu's rule, estimates place membership at over 250,000 in about 1,200 registered churches, with a further 300 awaiting authorisation and greater numbers that had not applied for official status.

Since the Romanian Revolution of 1989, the church has been represented at European and world Pentecostal conferences, their leaders have visited various Pentecostal churches abroad. In particular, it has close relationships with the Cleveland Church of God and the Assemblies of God, its leaders have made frequent trips to the United States, where the Romanian Pentecostal Church has seen strong growth, due in large measure to a steady stream of immigrants. In Romania, the real strength of the movement is subject to some dispute: some sources suggest 450,000 or over 800,000 adherents, with church authorities claiming undercounting by hostile or careless census-takers; the census recorded a 50% jump in membership between 1992 and 2002, growth has been attributed to conversion efforts and a high birth

18 til I Die

18 til I Die is the seventh studio album by the Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams. Released on 4 June 1996, by A&M Records, the album became a commercial success peaking at No. 1 in the United Kingdom and No. 2 in his home country Canada. It was recorded on different locations which included France. 18 til I Die featured the number one song "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?", released as a single and on the soundtrack to the film Don Juan DeMarco over a year prior, 4 other singles: "The Only Thing That Looks Good on Me Is You", "Let's Make a Night to Remember", "Star", "18 til I Die". After the release of the album in June, to promote the album, Adams toured around North America and Europe; the most memorable of these concerts was playing to more than 70,000 people at Wembley Stadium in July 1996. The album has sold over 3 million copies worldwide; the album was written and recorded and produced by Adams and R. J. "Mutt" Lange in a house in Ocho Rios, from Winter 1994 to Summer 1995 and in two different houses in Provence, from Autumn 1995 to Spring 1996 using the Warehouse Studio Mobile Unit.

The mix was done in a house in Provence, France, in March 1996 by Bob Clearmountain. Adams played. Adams had completed 12 songs by 1995, but felt that something was lacking in the album, went back and recorded two new songs: "The Only Thing" and "18 til I Die". Adams named the album 18 til I Die. 18 til I Die was released in June 1996. In the United States the album peaked at 31 on the Billboard 200 and held that position for three weeks. In Adams' native Canada, 18 til I Die reached number 4; the album was released in Australia and New Zealand in late June 1996. The album was a massive commercial success during its release in Europe, reaching number one on the UK Albums Chart, Adams' second in a row. 18 til I Die reached the top ten in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden and Australia, was a moderate top 20 success in France. The album was certified platinum in the United States 18 til I Die was certified three times platinum in Canada and Australia and two times platinum in the UK.18 til I Die included the hit singles "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman", "The Only Thing That Looks Good on Me Is You", "Let's Make a Night to Remember", "Star", "18'Til I Die", all of which had accompanying music videos.

"Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?" had been the number one song on the US Billboard Hot 100 for five weeks when released in spring 1995, while "Let's Make a Night to Remember", the second single from the album to chart in the United States, peaked at 24 on the Billboard Hot 100. The other singles became big hits in Europe. "The Only Thing That Looks Good on Me Is You" was the most successful rock song from 18 til I Die, reaching number 5 on the UK Singles Chart and number 1 on the Canadian Singles Chart. The music video for "The Only Thing That Looks Good on Me Is You" received heavy airplay on music television. In early 1997, the track "I'll Always Be Right There" became the album's final single, reaching #3 on the U. S. Adult Contemporary chart and #59 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart. On 4 November 1996, a second Australian version of 18 til I Die was released, featuring the song "I Finally Found Someone" in place of "You're Still Beautiful to Me" and had an alternative cover with a purple background and a different track order, while the Japanese version contained the bonus song "Hey Elvis".

Bryan Adams – rhythm guitar, vocals, co-producer Keith Scott – lead guitar Paco de Lucia – featured flamenco guitarist on "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?" Mickey Currydrums Dave Taylorbass Olle Romopercussion Michael Kamenpiano, string arrangements Mutt Lange – guitars

PM

PM or pm is an abbreviation for Latin post meridiem, meaning "after noon" in the 12-hour clock. PM or Pm may refer to: Palm mute, a guitar playing technique PM PM, UK PM Magazine, an American TV news program. PM, US PM Press, an American publishing company Project Mayhem, a “fictional conspiracy” created in the Chuck Palahniuk 1996 novel Fight Club and 1999 movie of the same name P. M. Place Stores, a former US chain of discount stores Pere Marquette Railway, North America 1900–1947, reporting mark Philip Morris International, a tobacco company Performance management of an organisation Preventive maintenance Project manager Prime minister Polícia Militar, Brazilian military police Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, in the U. S. Department of State P. M. or p.m. pseudonym of Hans Widmer, Swiss author Pat Maloney Sr. American trial lawyer Plasma membrane known as cell membrane Post-Mortem Precision medicine Polymyositis, a disease Poor metabolizer, a term used in pharmacogenomics to refer to individuals with little to no functional metabolic activity PM3, in computational chemistry Particulate matter in the air PM10, particulates smaller than 10 μm Powder metallurgy, a method of fabricating metals Promethium, chemical element number 61 Particle Mesh, an algorithm for determining forces Perl module, file extension.pm Personal message or private message in messaging systems Petameter, a length unit Picometre, a length unit Picomolar, a unit of molar concentration Martin PM, a version of the Naval Aircraft Factory PN flying boat Toyota PM, a concept car Pm36, a Polish steam locomotive PM3, a Blue Origin propulsion module for a suborbital rocket PM-38, a Soviet light mortar PM-63 RAK, Polish submachine gun PM-84 Glauberyt, Polish submachine gun PM md 96, a Romanian submachine gun Makarov PM, a 1940s Soviet pistol Minebea PM-9, a Japanese submachine gun the accuracy international precision marksman,a sniper rifle and precursor to the accuracy international arctic warfare PM-43 and PM-68 mine, Finnish anti-personnel mines PM-60 mine, an East German anti-tank mine PM-79 mine, a Bulgarian anti-personnel mine PM-1, PM-2A, PM-3A, US Army portable nuclear reactors Phase modulation, in signal processing Polarization-maintaining optical fiber or PM fiber Principia Mathematica, by Whitehead and Russell The plus or minus sign, a symbol used in mathematics Passage Meditation, a form of meditation developed by Eknath Easwaran Saint Pierre and Miquelon.pm, top-level domain for Saint Pierre and Miquelon All pages with titles beginning with Pm All pages with titles beginning with PM All pages with titles containing pm