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#41 maltbymaniac

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 08:29 PM


I HATE YOU GARY BETTMAN! UGGHH.....*stomps away*

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 08:31 PM

QUOTE (VM1138 @ April 18, 2008 - 08:27PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If the NHL ever collapsed I would want several of the franchises to form a new league and keep teams like Florida, Nashville, etc, out of it.

Can you said a league with only the Canadian, New England (and New York), Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis, Chicago, Colorado and San Jose? I smell success!



yea that would be called the whining baby league

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 08:37 PM

QUOTE (Memphisfire @ April 18, 2008 - 09:31PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
yea that would be called the whining baby league


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Posted 18 April 2008 - 08:43 PM

Go back to to the NBA Bettman you a#@ li#$#@

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 09:13 PM

The NHL And Buttman have been out to kill tradition for years. Started out by changing the conference and divsion names. That still burns my ass.

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 09:18 PM

seriously... seriously. we need to get a bunch of toy or stuffed octipi for the crowd, and we should just swing them obnoctiously during the games.

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 09:55 PM

I don't understand why just NOW they've decided this warrants a fine?? It's not like this is something Al just started doing!
This stupid fine is so random and has no basis! Don't want to "incite the fans"!? Incite them to do what....Cheer!? God forbid that happens! rolleyes.gif ranting.gif

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 10:03 PM

I don't understand this. They want him to stop swinging it around because it makes the fans cheer? That doesn't make sense.

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 10:07 PM

Petition anyone?

P.S. I have no idea how to start one so don't look at me. Haha.
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Posted 18 April 2008 - 10:16 PM

QUOTE (Echolalia @ April 18, 2008 - 10:18PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
seriously... seriously. we need to get a bunch of toy or stuffed octipi for the crowd, and we should just swing them obnoctiously during the games.

I like that idea.

Not being allowed to swing the octopus is so stupid. I hate bettman

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 10:31 PM

Oh, nice move, NHL. Way to f*** with tradition dry.gif

I'd swing the damn octopus anyway.

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 10:39 PM

http://www.petitiono...8/petition.html


HERE'S THE PETITION!


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Edited by FireCaptain, 18 April 2008 - 10:41 PM.

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 10:44 PM


QUOTE (Ontario Wingsfan @ April 18, 2008 - 08:25PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Absolute bulls***. Maybe we should ban goals too as that can "incite the fans" also.


Exactly.


Btw, I signed the petition. I think it needs to be its own thread.
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Posted 18 April 2008 - 10:58 PM

QUOTE (Hockeytown0001 @ April 18, 2008 - 06:40PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Next thing you know, Mo Cheese won't be able to dance in the stands.

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 11:15 PM

I've seen Mo Cheese dance.... is banning that a bad thing?

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 01:35 AM

w/e i hope he waves it more as a f*** u to bettman, they should have little collection boxes around the joe to pay for al's fines =D

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 01:41 AM

I have an answer for the NHL...
MORE OCTOPI!!!

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 01:49 AM

QUOTE (VM1138 @ April 18, 2008 - 09:27PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If the NHL ever collapsed I would want several of the franchises to form a new league and keep teams like Florida, Nashville, etc, out of it.

Can you said a league with only the Canadian, New England (and New York), Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis, Chicago, Colorado and San Jose? I smell success!



Why keep those teams out of it? Why would you want anyone to miss out on the fun of hockey?

In regards to why Bettman did this? I haven't been able to see all of the complete games as I work afternoons. I heard that Bettman said that other teams were worrying about the guts on the ice. Does anyone know if Nashville has been banned from throwing catfish? Or if any catfish guts were on the ice? I've never seen octopi guts on the ice.




Time for a photoshop war with Al and the octipi after Bettman!

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 01:51 AM

f*** bettman seriously what a douchebag.
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Posted 19 April 2008 - 03:52 AM

Dont get me wrong, I dont want to be skating on slanted rinks with moon rings around our legs and s*** ... but honestly, Evolution of sport. Get over it!!!

If the sport didnt evolve, then take a look at a hockey picture from 1917 and tell me you would still be a diehard hockey fan. I love hockey to death, but if thats the game I was watching, I think I would pass. Aspects of hockey history are great. The dynasties of old ... the classic rivalries, the legendary names ... but I truly, 100% believe that the game is at the highest quality it has every been.
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