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#41 55fan

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 04:31 AM

Babs was asked at the press conference if he had pulled Ozzie to rest him. Babs laughed and said, "no, I'd never do that". Then he explained about the dehydration.

This could mean:
a) I didn't rest him; he was dehydrated.
b) I didn't rest him; I spared him from the chance that things could get ugly and he was dehydrated.
c) I didn't rest him; I wanted Conks to get some time in case we need him later and he was dehydrated.
d) I didn't rest him; I wanted to mess with Q/demoralize the Hawks and he was dehydrated.
e) all of the above.

The other thing I noticed from this and a previous presser was that Babs mispronounces Byfuglien. Intentional? Or is he a grad of Hooked on Phonics?

Edited by 55fan, 25 May 2009 - 04:32 AM.

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#42 mindfly

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 05:33 AM

QUOTE (55fan @ May 25, 2009 - 11:31AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Babs was asked at the press conference if he had pulled Ozzie to rest him. Babs laughed and said, "no, I'd never do that". Then he explained about the dehydration.

This could mean:
a) I didn't rest him; he was dehydrated.
b) I didn't rest him; I spared him from the chance that things could get ugly and he was dehydrated.
c) I didn't rest him; I wanted Conks to get some time in case we need him later and he was dehydrated.
d) I didn't rest him; I wanted to mess with Q/demoralize the Hawks and he was dehydrated.
e) all of the above.

The other thing I noticed from this and a previous presser was that Babs mispronounces Byfuglien. Intentional? Or is he a grad of Hooked on Phonics?

According to an interview you can pronounce his name two different ways, babs used the rare one... the common one is of course "bufflin"

#43 55fan

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 06:16 AM

QUOTE (mindfly @ May 25, 2009 - 05:33AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
According to an interview you can pronounce his name two different ways, babs used the rare one... the common one is of course "bufflin"

Really? I did not know both were correct. Thanks for the info.

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$1 for each goal scored by a current Wing after whom I've named a hamster.  +$5 if one scores a hat trick.

+$1 if a GWG.  +$5 if it is a GWG in a series-winning game.+$50 if it is the GWG that wins us the Cup.

$5 for each time a goalie after whom I've named a hamster prevents all opposing shots from going in the net.

The hamsters names are as follows (current Wings in red)

Henrik Pavel Tomas Nicklas Dominik

Niklas Matthieu Daniel Robert

Johan Andreas Valtteri Jonathan

Andrew (Drew) Patrick Ian Todd

Jordin Damien Gustav James

 


#44 NomadFromKazoo

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 08:58 AM

QUOTE (55fan @ May 25, 2009 - 05:31AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Babs was asked at the press conference if he had pulled Ozzie to rest him. Babs laughed and said, "no, I'd never do that". Then he explained about the dehydration.

This could mean:
a) I didn't rest him; he was dehydrated.
b) I didn't rest him; I spared him from the chance that things could get ugly and he was dehydrated.
c) I didn't rest him; I wanted Conks to get some time in case we need him later and he was dehydrated.
d) I didn't rest him; I wanted to mess with Q/demoralize the Hawks and he was dehydrated.
e) all of the above.

The other thing I noticed from this and a previous presser was that Babs mispronounces Byfuglien. Intentional? Or is he a grad of Hooked on Phonics?

Ozzie said he was thirsty. Babcock said go to the drinking fountain...take your time...
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