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#2612207 WCF : (3) Chicago Blackhawks vs. (1) Anaheim Ducks

Posted by BottleOfSmoke on 30 May 2015 - 08:48 PM

This entire playoff season has been a nightmare. Literally hot 4 day old barf in a plastic wastebasket.


#2611464 ECF : Tampa Bay Former Rangers vs. New York New Rangers

Posted by amato on 29 May 2015 - 08:48 PM

Still going with 7-6 Tampa.. gunna be a crazy third period.


#2610978 ECF : Tampa Bay Former Rangers vs. New York New Rangers

Posted by amato on 28 May 2015 - 07:49 AM

Tampa wins 7-6 in OT.


#2610755 WCF : (3) Chicago Blackhawks vs. (1) Anaheim Ducks

Posted by Hockeytown0001 on 27 May 2015 - 11:41 PM

The NHL is a Ducks/Lighting win away from ratings hell. 




#2610375 WCF : (3) Chicago Blackhawks vs. (1) Anaheim Ducks

Posted by Helmethead on 26 May 2015 - 09:47 AM

I think the Wings are one of the best teams in the league at ripping the shot over or wide of the net. I wonder if there will be Corsi stats on this in the future. Lol


#2610064 Ovechkin Top 5 Goal Scorer all time?

Posted by FireCaptain on 25 May 2015 - 05:38 PM

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What Bro? I can't hear you! LOLZ.

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#2609737 Babcock says good-bye in full page ad. SIAP

Posted by Playmaker on 22 May 2015 - 02:56 PM

Shanny called Mrs. B personally and said he'd make her feel right at home.




#2609733 Slava Fetisov: Giant Hypocrite.

Posted by BottleOfSmoke on 22 May 2015 - 02:40 PM

 
 
At least as much as lawyers do. 
 
Besides, helping you dingbats see the light is almost a full time job. 
 
Edit:  You should read the foreword by Erich Fromm in the reissued addition of "1984".  It argues that modern capitalist societies ARE the Matrix.  You ARE being lulled into a passive state of "happiness".  Which equates to nothing more than satiation.  But you didn't choose it.  And it wasn't forced on you.  It's just an unintentional, uncaring, affect of affluence. 


Just chiming in to say that Fromm's foreward alone is worth the price of admission to reread the reissue. 1984 was never one of my favorites, but it is fascinating to revisit it every 10 years or so in light of how society continues to (d?)evolve.

As for Slava, I'm now picturing him as a villain on horseback in some Eisenstein film...


#2609667 Slava Fetisov: Giant Hypocrite.

Posted by number9 on 22 May 2015 - 11:17 AM

The obnoxious thing about it is that it won't make Russian professional hockey more viable. It won't do anything he's hoping it will do.  It will just make Russian hockey crappy because nobody who's playing it will give a damn.  And anybody who gives a damn will turn their efforts toward activities that aren't subject to repression. 

 

How do I know?  Because it already happened with Russian sports.  And industry.  And art.  And everything else.  Forcing people to do something stifles motivation, creativity, passion, hard work, and effort.  It NEVER increases them.  Ask Slava, it's exactly how he felt in 1989.

 

On the contrary, most Russians regard the soviet era as the golden age of Russia. You only regard the period as stifling because you have been blinded by decadent western imperialism.

 

What's Slava's job in Russia again?




#2609318 ECF : Tampa Bay Former Rangers vs. New York New Rangers

Posted by marcaractac on 21 May 2015 - 09:47 AM

Really don't want to see Tampa in the Finals.  The only good thing would be to see Yzerman succeed, but that would make me dislike Holland even more.  

 

But the NHL would be much better off if NYR made the Finals.  Better for ratings.  

 

I want an Anaheim/Tampa finals specifically for a ratings disaster. When a league is wanting to expand when it has teams that many already don't care for, they need a ratings nightmare for the finals to open their eyes. Cali does not need 3 teams. Florida does not need 2 teams. New York does not need 183 teams. 




#2609267 It's Official: Babcock to coach Maple Leafs

Posted by jeff48109 on 20 May 2015 - 10:56 PM

we can trade Glendening to the leafs for a first rounder now right?




#2609219 Datsyuk's House

Posted by Mckinley25 on 20 May 2015 - 07:47 PM

 
You don't need to tell me.  I can tell you a Moscow, break-in, apartment story you'd never believe.  


Did you break into Putin's mother's apartment again and swap out all her photos with pictures of MacGratton?


#2608901 Babcock granted permission to talk to other teams

Posted by marcaractac on 20 May 2015 - 01:00 PM

 

*Jim Ross voice* "DEAR GOD KING, IS THAT JOHN TORTORELLA'S MUSIC?!"

 

BAH GAWD! THE DETROIT RED WINGS SIGNED A DEAL WITH THE DEVIL HIMSELF!!




#2608896 Babcock granted permission to talk to other teams

Posted by Detroit # 1 Fan on 20 May 2015 - 12:59 PM

 

Plot twist: Holland hires another coach and loses Babs and Blash  :ninja:

 

*Jim Ross voice* "DEAR GOD KING, IS THAT JOHN TORTORELLA'S MUSIC?!"




#2608869 Babcock granted permission to talk to other teams

Posted by GoalieManPat on 20 May 2015 - 12:50 PM

Howard Berger ‏@Berger_BYTES 11m11 minutes ago

Can't confirm, but told in email from source #Leafs offered Babcock dual role of GM and coach. Why not, huh?

 

Lol if this is true then add it to the list of things Babcock said he wanted that ended up not being true. 

1. Biggest thing is where family wants to be. - Family wants to stay in MI

2. Money doesnt matter - Takes massive contract

3. Wants to win - Toronto is terrible

4. Is a coach and doesnt want to manage - Toronto offers coach/gm role.

 

Toronto it is!