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Marc-André Fleury

Marc-André Fleury is a French-Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender playing for the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League. Drafted out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League first overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Fleury played major junior for four seasons with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, earning both the Mike Bossy Trophy as the league's top prospect and the Telus Cup as the top defensive player in 2003, he joined the Penguins in 2003–04 and during his 13 seasons with the team won Stanley Cup championships in 2009, 2016, 2017. Internationally, Fleury has represented Canada twice as a junior, winning back-to-back silver medals at the World Junior Championships in 2003 and 2004, he won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Fleury is derived from the English translation of his last name, his goaltender masks always feature a fleur-de-lis on the backplate, have featured some sort of flower on the front artwork as well.

As a youth, Fleury played in the 1998 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the College-Français Rive-Sud minor ice hockey team from South Shore, Montreal. Fleury played junior ice hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, beginning in 2000–01. After a strong 2002–03 campaign that included a silver medal with Team Canada at the World Junior Championships and QMJHL Second Team All-Star honours, he was chosen first overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins; the Penguins acquired the first overall pick from the Florida Panthers in a trade that sent the first and 73rd overall picks to the Penguins in exchange for Mikael Samuelsson and the third and 55th picks. He is only the third goalie to be chosen first overall in the NHL draft, after Michel Plasse and Rick DiPietro. Playing four seasons total with Cape Breton, Fleury's jersey number 29 was retired by the club in his fourth NHL season on January 25, 2008. Fleury made his NHL debut in 2003–04 as the youngest goaltender in the league at 18 years old.

He appeared in his first NHL game on October 10, 2003, against the Los Angeles Kings, recording an impressive 46-save performance, which included a penalty shot save, in a 3–0 loss. Fleury recorded his first NHL win in his next start, on October 18, with 31 saves in a 4–3 win over the Detroit Red Wings, his first NHL shutout came in a 1 -- 0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks. Fleury shared time with goaltenders Jean-Sébastien Aubin and Sébastien Caron and lived up to first-overall-pick expectations early, earning Rookie of the Month honours in October with a 2–2–2 record, 1.96 goals against average and.943 save percentage. As the season progressed, his performance began to sink due to Pittsburgh's poor defence; the team gave up over 30 shots per game, managed to become an offensive threat. He was loaned to Team Canada for the 2004 World Junior Championships in December and, upon returning with a second consecutive silver medal, he was sent back to the QMJHL on January 29, 2004. In light of financial difficulties for the franchise, it is believed Fleury's $3 million contract bonus, which he would have received if he stayed and met several performance goals, was a factor in the decision to return him to Cape Breton.

To no avail, Fleury offered to forfeit his bonus to remain with the club. Fleury finished the QMJHL season with Cape Breton in a first round elimination and was subsequently assigned to Pittsburgh's American Hockey League affiliate, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, appeared in two post-season games; as NHL play was postponed due to the labour dispute, Fleury continued to play with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in 2004–05, where he posted a 26–19–4 record, a 2.52 GAA and a.901 save percentage. When NHL play resumed in 2005–06, Fleury started the season once more in the minors, but was called up by Pittsburgh for a game against the Buffalo Sabres on October 10 to replace an injured Jocelyn Thibault, he continued to play between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Pittsburgh until November 28, after which he remained with Pittsburgh. With the Penguins finishing last in the Eastern Conference and allowing a league-worst 316 goals, Fleury recorded a 3.25 GAA and a.898 save percentage. Competing for time with Sébastien Caron and Jocelyn Thibault, Fleury emerged as the Penguins' starting goalie.

Despite playing behind a shaky defense, Fleury was able to impress the team management with his technique and performance and signed a two-year contract extension worth $2.59 million in the off-season. In the proceeding campaign, Fleury's stats improved significantly. Playing behind a better Penguins team, which featured rising superstars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, he recorded five shutouts and a 2.83 GAA. He earned his 40th win in a 2–1 victory over the New York Rangers in the season finale, joining Tom Barrasso as the only Penguins goaltenders to record 40 wins in a season, he broke Johan Hedberg's single season franchise record for most games and minutes played. Fleury made his NHL playoff debut against the Ottawa Senators, the eventual Stanley Cup finalists, in the first round and recorded his first playoff win in Game 2, recording 34 saves in a 4–3 win at Scotiabank Place. Fleury started the 2007–08 season then won four straight games before suffering a high-ankle sprain against the Calgary Flames on December 6.

He returned as a starter on March 2, after a brief conditioning stint in the AHL with Wi

Baroota, South Australia

Baroota is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on the east coast of Spencer Gulf about 230 kilometres north of the state capital of Adelaide and about 29 kilometres north-east of the city of Port Pirie. Baroota started as a private sub-division in the cadastral unit of the Hundred of Baroota, its boundaries were created for the “long established name” on 13 March 1997. Its name is reported as being derived from “an early pastoral lease which derived the name either from the local Aboriginal tribe or a corruption of the Aboriginal word "nilbaroota" meaning reedy place for animals or animal food.”The locality occupies land extending from the coastline with Spencer Gulf in the west to the western side of the Flinders Ranges in the east. The Augusta Highway and Adelaide-Port Augusta railway line both pass through the locality in a north-south direction; the southern end of the Black Range section of the Mount Remarkable National Park extends into the locality from the north-east.

The Baroota Reservoir is located on the Baroota Creek in the east of the locality. The land use within the locality is divided between agriculture and conservation of land associated with both the coastline in the west and the water catchment for the Baroota Reservoir in the locality’s east; the 2016 Australian census, conducted in August 2016 reports that Telowie had a population of 95 people. Baroota is located within the federal division of Grey, the state electoral district of Stuart and the local government area of the District Council of Mount Remarkable. Daniel Cudmore


The Sharchops are the populations of mixed Tibetan, Southeast Asian and South Asian descent that live in the eastern districts of Bhutan. The Sharchops are an Indo-Mongoloid people who migrated from Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, or Burma, c. 1200 – c. 800 BC. Van Driem indicates that Sharchops are related to the Mönpa and that both are descendants of the indigenous pre-Tibetan peoples of Bhutan. Due to the societal prominence and political power of Dzongkha-speaking Bhutanese, Sharchops are marginalized in Bhutan; the Sharchops are the largest ethnic group in Bhutan. The Sharchops comprise most of the population of eastern Bhutan, a country whose total population in 2010 was 708,500. Although they have long been the largest single ethnic group in Bhutan, the Sharchop have been assimilated into the culturally and politically dominant Tibetic Ngalop culture. Together, the Ngalop and tribal groups constituted up to 72 percent of the population in the late 1980s, according to official Bhutanese statistics.

The 1981 census claimed that Sharchops represented 30% of the population, Ngalops 17%. The World Factbook, estimates that the "Bhote" Ngalop and Sharchop ethnic groups together comprise 50% of Bhutan's population, at 354,200 people. Assuming Sharchops still outnumber Ngalops at a 3:2 ratio, the total population of Sharchops in Bhutan is 212,500. Most Sharchops speak a Tibeto-Burman language, they learn the national language, Dzongkha. Because of their proximity to Northeastern India, some speak Assamese. Tshangla is spoken by the Monpa national minority across the border in China, distributed in Mêdog and Dirang. Tshangla is similar to the Kalaktang and Dirang languages spoken by the Monpa of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Sharchop peoples practice slash-and-burn and tsheri agriculture, planting dry rice crops for three or four years until the soil is exhausted and moving on, however the practice has been banned in Bhutan since 1969. Most of the Sharchops follow matrilineal lines in the inheritance of livestock.

Most Sharchops follow Tibetan Buddhism with some elements of Bön, although those who live in the Duars follow Animism. Ethnic groups in Bhutan Monpa people Ngalop people Lhotshampa Toto people Demographics of Bhutan

Paradise (1975 film)

Paradise is a 1975 Australian TV movie produced by Robert Bruning and directed by Bill Hughes. Faulkner, a private detective on the Gold Coast, investigates a murder. Michael Beecher as Faulkner Tina Grenville Eric Oldfield Ingrid Mason Alan Wilson Sheila Helpmann George Haywood Donald Dale Peter Dair William Evans Leo Wockner Will Fehres Frank Geary Elaine Rees Pete Windsor Hazel Howson Robert Bruning It was produced by Robert Bruning an actor who had produced several TV series, he wanted to move into TV movie production and succeeded in selling Paradise to Channel Nine, who were considering making it a 26-episode series. According to the Sydney Morning Herald the network hoped the film "to be a slick, glossy offering along the lines of Banacek."It was shot in Surfers Paradise, with Bruning using several collaborators he had worked with on his TV shows such as director Bill Hughes. Bruning called the final movie "a terrible thing... I would like to forget it" but managed to sell ut outright to Paramount, who showed the film in prime time syndication on American TV.

It was the only one of his TV films. Bruning's experience on the movie enabled him to make Is There Anybody There? which he called "the first of the true all-film telefeatures."The film aired again on Channel 9 in 1976. Paradise on IMDb Paradise at BFI Paradise at National Film and Sound Archive

FC Bihor Oradea

Fotbal Club Bihor Oradea known as Bihor Oradea or as FC Bihor, was a Romanian professional football club based in Oradea, Bihor County. It was founded under the name of Crișul Oradea in April 1958 and from 1963 it continued the football tradition of the city, following the dissolution of Club Atletic Oradea. In the 57 seasons spent in the Romanian football league system, FC Bihor played 18 seasons in the first division, 39 seasons in the second league and only 5 seasons in the lower leagues 4 in the Liga III and only one season, its first, in the fourth tier; this ranks the club on the 24th place out of 98 in the Liga I all-time table. In January 2016, FC Bihor was dissolved after having faced significant financial issues; the home ground of "the Red and Blues" was Stadionul Iuliu Bodola, which has a seating capacity of 11,155. FC Bihor Oradea continued the football tradition in Oradea after the dissolution of a much greater club, CA Oradea. Founded under the name of Crișul Oradea on 1 April 1958, it has a short activity in the city championship and in the regional championship.

In 1960 the team merged with the footwear factory and finishing first in the 1960–61 regional championship, it promoted to the Divizia B after a play-off at Sinaia, on Carpați Stadium. In the 1961–62 season the club was renamed as ASA Crișul, finished 11th in the third series of the Divizia B escaping from relegation; the following season, 1962–63, the club finished 1st in the series and promoted for the first time in its history to the Divizia A. Coach Ladislau Zilahi used the following players: Weichelt, Pojoni, Boros, Șchiopu, Donciu, Al. Georgescu, Kun I, Curtu, Stanciu, Podaru, I. Pop, Bokos, I. Sandu, Manescu, Al. Iacob, Șovoială, Lenalt, Fr. Stilgerlbauer and R. Petschovschi. Crișul played for three seasons in the first league: 1963–64, 1964–65 and 1965–66 it relegated to the Divizia B where it played for two seasons, 1966–67 and 1967–68. In the summer of 1968, it qualified for the promotion play-off, held in Timișoara. There it managed to secure a place in the first league, coach A. Fernbach-Ferenczi, achieved this performance with the following players: Buiuc, Balogh, Sărac, Serfőző, E. Naghi, Popovici, Dărăban, Sudi, Szűcs, Tomeș, A.

Naghi, A. Kun II, I. Kun I, I. Harsani, Cociș, Ujlaki and Levai. After another two seasons in Divizia A, 1968–69 and 1969–70 it relegated, but returned in the following season, 1970–71, this time under the leadership of coach Ladislau Vlad; the squad was composed of: Catona – Popovici, Bulc, Balogh, Dărăban, Neșu, Szűcs, Al. Naghi, Arnotchi, Șchiopu. Substitutes: Baumgartner, Cocoș, Ceaușu, Cociș, Ungur, Moț, but again, after only one season 1971–72 relegation to the Divizia B came. The club's oscillating behavior imposed a series of organizational measures, being rebuilt as a football club and renamed as Fotbal Club Bihor starting in 1972 the fight for the return in the top flight, it succeeded to do so at the end of the 1974–75 season. Coaches L. Vlad. Cosmoc and Gh. Staicu have led to the final victory with the next "11": Albu – E. Naghi, Lucaci, Sărac, Popovici – Dărăban, A. Kun II, Florescu – Szűcs, Agud, C. Vlad. Next, the team remained at an average level of behavior in the Divizia A, finishing 9th in the 1975–76 and 1976–77 seasons, 14th 1977–78 and 18th 1978–79.

The club management during this period was provided as honorary president. Coaches: V. Blujdea, by mid-season 1977–78 being replaced by I. Reinhardt and Al. Muta. Players used: Vidac, Albu – Z. Naghi, Gh. Dumitrescu, Popovici, M. Marian, Dragoș, Naom, C. Georgescu, Petrovici, Lupău, V. Stoica, A. Kun II, Florescu and Fildan. In the summer of 1979 FC Bihor relegated back to Divizia B where it would be for three editions, always on the brink of promotion: 1979–80 – 2nd and 1980–81 – 4th, thing to be done by the end of the 1981-82 season, this time under the leadership of Gheorghe Staicu. Returned to the Divizia A "the Red and Blues" occupied 11th place in the 1982–83 edition and 7th place in the 1983–84, equaling the best performance in the history of the club, with the following organizational formula: Honorary Chairman: H. Cosma. Ioan Naom. Dărăban and Attila Kun, Attila Kun and Al. Muta. Squad: Liliac, Lăzăreanu, Balasz - Dianu, Zare, Gh. Dumitrescu, Nițu, Tămaș, Mureșan, Filip, D. Nicolae, Georgescu, Ion Gheorghe, Szűcs, Rosza, Lazăr and Roateș.

Between 1982 and 1991 was the most fruitful period in the history of the club. Bihorenii played 7 seasons in the top flight and only 2 in the second tier of the Romanian football system. With a lot of players that grew up in the red and blue kit such as: Marius Cheregi, Sorin Cigan, Sándor Kulcsár, Ovidiu Lazăr and Viorel Vancea and with some talented imported players such as Marcel Lăzăreanu and Zsolt Muzsnay, Anton Weissenbacher, Mircea Bolba or Alexandru Terheș among others, with important coaches: Attila Kun and Paul Popovici, Constantin Teașcă, Viorel Kraus, Viorel Mateianu, Ștefan Coidum or Robert Cosmoc, FC Bihor occupied the following positions: 1984–85 – 10th, 1985–86 – 18th, 1988–89 – 7th, 1989–90 – 10th and 1990–91 – 17th.

Division of Hasluck

The Division of Hasluck is an electoral division of the Australian House of Representatives, located in Western Australia. The division was proclaimed at a redistribution of Western Australia's electoral divisions on 20 November 2000, first contested at the 2001 federal election; the eponyms of the division are Sir Paul Hasluck, the member for the Division of Curtin in the House of Representatives from 1949 to 1969 and subsequently the Governor-General of Australia from 1969 to 1974, his wife, Dame Alexandra Hasluck, an author. Hasluck is a marginal seat and changed hands between the Labor Party and Liberal Party at the first four elections it was contested. At the 2013 federal election there was a swing towards the incumbent Liberal member Ken Wyatt, breaking this pattern. Wyatt is the first Indigenous Australian member of the House of Representatives. From its creation at the 2001 election to the 2013 election, the Division of Hasluck was a north-south arc across Perth's eastern suburbs from Southern River/Gosnells in the south to Caversham/Midland in the north.

It incorporated the more urbanised western parts of what was the Shire of Kalamunda, such as Forrestfield and Kalamunda, the Shire of Mundaring. In the redistribution prior to the 2016 election, the Division of Hasluck ceded its portion of the City of Gosnells south of the Canning River to the newly created Division of Burt and the suburb of High Wycombe to the Division of Swan, among other changes. In turn, it gained most of the less urbanised areas of what was the Shire of Kalamunda, the remainder of the Shire of Mundaring and further territory in the City of Swan from the Division of Pearce; as a result of adding in more rural and semi-rural areas, the area of the Division of Hasluck increased from 245 km2 to 1,192 km2. On its current boundaries, the Division of Hasluck includes the following suburbs: * Split between Hasluck and Pearce.** Split between Hasluck and Canning.*** Split between Hasluck and Swan. Division of Hasluck - Australian Electoral Commission Hasluck - ABC Australia Votes 2013 Hasluck - Election Blog