1998 Road Trip to San Jose

(Back Row Left to Right) Greg "Beak" Lopatka, Chris "Berserk" Mazurk, Ron "Doc" Dubreuil, Tim Staats, Bill "Klinger" Giffune, John "Cone" Koss, Boris "Hacksaw" Pavichevich, Jerry, "Beernuts" Biernat, Johnny "King Kong" Zagorski, Tom "Zagnuts" Zagorski, Mike "Czar" Presecky, Rick "Stripper" Miceli, Fred "Fruitcake" Bobka, Gene, "Thor" Miller, Ken "Grandpa"Lopatka, Arvydas "Harvey" Dikinis, Paul "Marsha" Novak,  John "Hitman" Heitman, Rick "Dizzy" Dzingel, Bob "Uncle Bob" Oskroba, Dan "Tweedy" Lopatka and John "Wheezer" Clementson

(Front Row Left to Right) John "Magoo" Landry, Jim "Butt Head" Coughenhaur, Joe "GI" Mazzarella, Vidas "Formica" Cemarka, Joe "Cousin" Godfried, Bob "Geek" Friedlander, Jerry "Prince" Miceli, Frank "Knarf" Presecky, Steve "Son of Papa" Mazzarella, Joe "Papa" Mazzarella, Jim "The King" Miceli, Don "Brinks" Granato, Gerry Oskroba and Tom (Beevis) Morgan

(Sitting Left to Right) Vytas "Papa" Cemarka, Backup "Loaner" Goalie and Ken "Stump" Barczynski

The Duffers went to San Jose in 1998 and again in 2001.  These pictures were taken in 1998 with an early $500 digital camera with poor resolution.

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Tom knows that there will be very little sleep in the next 3 nights

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It's a scratch, not a pick

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Uncle Bob gave us Duffer San Jose Tee Shirts 

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Coughenhour calls his boss to him he is having lunch in Schaumburg

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We played a morning game in the Shark Tank, so ...

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now we are going to watch the Sharks play in the Shark Tank

Day

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Jim has one of those new phones that let you take your temperature

 Two

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Fruit Cake is chowing down, while Magoo gives a smile

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The non golfers gathered for breakfast and planned their tour

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After food and BMs, everybody was happy

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The King wants to drive, so we let him

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First stop, overlook A

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Smells like fish in here

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Hitman tries to kiss up to the king

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Boris leads us to the next tourist trap

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Klinger calls work to to check on the Pensky Files

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Boris ponders Global warming and discovers that 

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beer is the cause of rising ocean levels 

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Tony G arranged a Dinner for his Dad and the Duffers. Seated left to right, Fruit Cake, Brinks, Tony and Beer Nuts.  Standing Papa Joe and his boys.

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We had several Father-son combinations.  (Above) Beak and his boys with Tony. We had 3 Granatos, 3 Mazzarellas, 3 Lopatkas, 2 preseckys and 2 Cermarks.

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Thor and Joe are Kissin Cousins (By Marriage so it is OK)

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Pizza and beer is always a hit

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Day Three, Back in the Shark Tank

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This is Video Scout, Bob Friedlander's office

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You can tell that he grew up on the North side of Chicago

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Papa Joe and Steve Massarella share a laugh with Bernie Nichols

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Bernie signs a shirt for Ken

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Boris and Tweedy are giddy

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Ken with Kelly Hrudey

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Brinks poses in front of his son's locker, as Koss checks out the standings.

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Dough Wilson and Tim Staats

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Mike Ritchie signs for Ken as Gerry Oskroba waits in line

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Mike Ritchie signs a shirt for Tweedy

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Tony and his Wife and daughter

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Game Time 

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Time to do some shopping 

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The drinking team with the hockey problem heads for home.

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