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Ice Hockey general thread

!lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:31:07 EST ftcyb+pp No.32093
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New thread for general discussion of American and Russian professional, minor league, and college ice hockey.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:35:11 EST ftcyb+pp No.32094 Reply
American Patriotism is very much embedded in the fabric of sports hence all the military pagaentry especially for a big game like that. Apparently now the NHL is open to doing more games at military academies like at Air Force and Army’s stadiums.
Jenny Dartford - Fri, 16 Mar 2018 05:34:33 EST GLS4XZj7 No.32102 Reply
> the New Jersey Devils fuckin rule and i aint even ever lived or been there
Doris Brenkinchitch - Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:26:21 EST 18a9lAOi No.32107 Reply
Interesting read, thanks for sharing. Makes me worried, the Rangers have a couple of prospects on that team that are fairly highly touted. They are expected to come over in a couple of seasons, hopefully they are the real deal and not over rated because they are on a favorable team.
Lydia Paffingdit - Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:59:48 EST PgqqXa+6 No.32108 Reply
Montreal officially jobs out this Season.

Christ, these owners need to get the fuck out.
Fuck Dartgold - Sat, 24 Mar 2018 20:12:14 EST v0RF6r86 No.32111 Reply
Will Seattle's team's inagural season 2 years from now be as kino as VGK's has been?
Simon Serringbidging - Sun, 25 Mar 2018 06:50:36 EST +16H3pLp No.32112 Reply

Probably not, but if it is then the same weiners will be bitching about how they gamed the expansion draft like how they're doing with Vegas.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 26 Mar 2018 21:29:47 EST tvZaAmX+ No.32114 Reply
Depends on who they end up drafting in the expansion draft and who their coach and GM would be. VGK is the rare expansion team that’s done very well in its first season.
Samuel Sunderchudge - Tue, 27 Mar 2018 11:58:41 EST dTz/bsn8 No.32116 Reply
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Fuck off Panthers this is OUR wildcard spot
Wesley Feggleridge - Thu, 29 Mar 2018 14:08:20 EST PgqqXa+6 No.32119 Reply
Any expansion team would do great if they got every team's 3-4th best player.
George Mocklewater - Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:37:29 EST dTz/bsn8 No.32129 Reply
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After six fucking years I get to watch the Devils play playoff fucking hockey again, I've missed it so much. This match-up with the Lightning has the potential to be a great one, too. Devils swept the season series so I'm at least sure we'll be able to keep up with Tampa.

In fact, a bunch of these match-ups in the first round look awesome. Pens-Flyers rematch from 2012 and the Sharks-Ducks series are going to be brutal.
William Fashsit - Mon, 09 Apr 2018 21:36:41 EST f7UMQVGM No.32130 Reply
Agreed, the first round looks fucking solid, for once.
I’m a lifelong Hawks fan (suck it St Louis hahaa) but man, I want Toronto to beat the fucking Bruins more than anything. The hot takes from Boston’s Wheel Of Excuses would be delectable, if nothing else.

side note- #HumboltStrong ;_;7
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 10 Apr 2018 19:36:43 EST tvZaAmX+ No.32131 Reply
Please don’t let the Caps choke again
James Drivingmug - Wed, 11 Apr 2018 11:32:37 EST dTz/bsn8 No.32132 Reply
I hope someone lights that fucker Marchand up, Marcus Johansson STILL hasn't come back since being concussed by that rat-faced pussy back in Jauary. And the league's never going to give him a serious suspension, it's honestly a joke at this point.

Gonna be a tough road, Columbus might be the hottest team in the East in the last two or three weeks. Gonna be rooting for the Caps a bit unless them and the Devils make it to the ECF, always had a soft sport for em since they're my cousin's team.
Nathaniel Claystock - Sat, 14 Apr 2018 01:53:01 EST Id44vf3E No.32136 Reply

Caps break the curse and win the Cup the year you finally watch The Wire.
Phyllis Gorryford - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 01:40:16 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32138 Reply
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Oh god i'm having flashbacks to the Hawks-Preds series from last year

why did i choose this team for my eastern conference pick
Cedric Chivingshaw - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 23:14:04 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32139 Reply
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>drop the first two games of the series, both at home, to the fucking Blue Jackets
>in round one
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:49:24 EST GzDVqry5 No.32150 Reply
And the Caps they made the comeback. I guess putting in Holtby was the right move.
Phoebe Fashstotch - Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:07:44 EST vBDfp6pN No.32152 Reply
Maple Leaves gonna maple leave
Hannah Babblewill - Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:31:49 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32153 Reply
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Phineas Honeyfoot - Mon, 30 Apr 2018 09:42:46 EST X9gfWgdF No.32162 Reply
That 'no goal' in the Pens game yesterday might be the worst blown call in NHL history. Officials should be embarrassed.
Beatrice Dosslefoot - Wed, 02 May 2018 11:21:04 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32163 Reply
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Fuck off, nothing has been worse than the skate-in-crease rule being ignored in the '99 Finals. I'll agree that the officiating has been horrendous, hell it's been bad all goddamn season. But "worst blown call in NHL History"?

Go fuckin' screw, bud.
Cedric Ballergold - Wed, 02 May 2018 15:45:25 EST X9gfWgdF No.32164 Reply
we both stand corrected, the non call on Wilson murdering a man was the worst blown call in nhl history
Caroline Wonnerway - Thu, 03 May 2018 19:44:47 EST dTz/bsn8 No.32165 Reply
You seem biased so I'm gonna go out on a limb here and say you're still wrong
Reuben Buzzwater - Fri, 04 May 2018 10:22:39 EST kbCrSpt3 No.32168 Reply
maybe. but dude got a 3 game suspension for it, even though nothing was called on the ice. so I'm probably right.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 04 May 2018 16:50:28 EST TMCpximH No.32169 Reply
He’s basically being suspended after the fact even though nothing was called at the time but the NHL’s gotta punish him so they don’t get backlash for it.
Beatrice Turveyfoot - Fri, 04 May 2018 21:08:16 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32171 Reply
The league has no one to blame but themselves for being in that lose-lose situation. Bettman insists on a case-by-case review of this shit.

The Department of Player Safety is a fucking joke. All they've done in terms of "player safety" since Shanahan went to the Leafs has been giving the players laying illegal hits to the head/jumping into a check a suspension amounting to a slap on the fucking wrist. They don't give a goddamn sliver of time to the safety or health of the player on the receiving end of that hit.

Wilson's skates left the fucking ice to make that hit, he ended up IN THE BENCH. What the hell is the difference between him and Raffi Torres?
Phyllis Mundlestock - Sat, 05 May 2018 20:13:28 EST dTz/bsn8 No.32173 Reply
>a 3 game suspension means means that it was the worst call in nhl history
To quote the first guy, go fuckin screw, bud.
Betsy Sundlewerk - Sun, 06 May 2018 22:47:06 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32178 Reply
It wouldn't even make the top 20 worst calls in league history, I thought of at least 10 worse non-calls/calls in the minute and a half it took to type this.

It's like we're getting the homer-at-the-local-bar crowd posting here.

anyway, LOL SHORKS
Thomas Drennerbod - Mon, 07 May 2018 01:41:01 EST 0sak2wZ/ No.32179 Reply
Fuck yeah, faggot Boston eliminated and Vegas is heading to the West Finals.

Here's hoping the Caps and Jets advance to the East Finals.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 07 May 2018 10:01:56 EST HK67EmPs No.32180 Reply
Same here. I really don’t care to see Nashville-Pittsburgh again.
Clara Cleffingman - Mon, 07 May 2018 22:56:04 EST 0sak2wZ/ No.32182 Reply
Caps in the Eastern Finals! Quick, someone check on Chiggy to make sure he didn't accidentally sip a beer in celebration.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 08 May 2018 00:08:03 EST tvZaAmX+ No.32183 Reply
About fucking time. It’s been 20 long years.
Graham Greenstock - Sat, 12 May 2018 23:33:43 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32196 Reply
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c-higgy pls
Lillian Fendlewirk - Sat, 19 May 2018 22:58:26 EST 0sak2wZ/ No.32215 Reply
Caps once again showing everyone not to underestimate their ability to blow it.
Betsy Bellerwell - Sun, 20 May 2018 09:57:59 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32217 Reply

Kuznetsov decides to pass to John-fucking-Carlson instead of A COMPLETELY WIDE OPEN ALEXANDER GODDAMN OVECHKIN?

The Caps deserve to fuckin' choke again if they don't get their heads out of their fucking asses. Ovie was open for practically all of the final minute of play. Ovie deserves better than this garbage.
Beatrice Honeyspear - Sun, 20 May 2018 14:08:33 EST PDarlnIM No.32218 Reply
Any streams for the final?
Shit Clinnerforth - Sun, 20 May 2018 17:49:46 EST NJpsyWYr No.32219 Reply
After the Astros and now Vegas, cities are gonna be engineering tragedies to inspire their teams.
Edwin Givingmodge - Sun, 20 May 2018 19:59:06 EST rR1V9dxz No.32221 Reply
Gary Bettman hates Canada.
Thomas Barddock - Sun, 20 May 2018 20:47:41 EST RNX7BGc5 No.32222 Reply
"Oh thank God, we thought it was just us."

t. Quebec City
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 21 May 2018 00:51:40 EST ctaQThOP No.32223 Reply
Well good for Vegas going to the Stanley Cup in their first year. Now let’s hope the Caps can win their next two games.
Oliver Candlemit - Mon, 21 May 2018 01:02:57 EST 0sak2wZ/ No.32224 Reply

The Nordiques coming back would be pretty rad. Isn't Quebec City in the process of building a giant arena for an expansion team or did that plan get axed when the NHL chose Vegas?


>Now let’s hope the Caps can win their next two games.

Binge watch The Wire for good luck!
Graham Buzzhood - Mon, 21 May 2018 03:35:55 EST 4lx6e7MF No.32225 Reply
Not sure about their arena status, but it won't matter for the next round of expansion because Seattle's practically a lock. A city like Houston will end up poaching a Canadian team before QC gets a new one.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 21 May 2018 10:46:41 EST HK67EmPs No.32228 Reply
Quebec City already built the Videotron Centre ready to go for an expansion or relocated team. The issue is the value of the Canadian dollar vs. American dollar, which is what hurt Quebec City’s bid last time and why Las Vegas got a team. Seattle is already a lock for being the next expansion team so relocation is the next best option for Quebec City. However, Houston would probably get preference since they would already have a solid ownership in Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta and it’s the largest market currently without an NHL team.
Graham Buzzhood - Mon, 21 May 2018 12:26:43 EST 4lx6e7MF No.32229 Reply
Yeah I figure if Houston or another US city gets one of the Canadian teams that Bettman is pushing to upgrade their stadium situation then it'd be kind of obligatory for the league to move a struggling US team the other way eventually.
Fanny Nicklefoot - Tue, 22 May 2018 10:01:00 EST sIwKthRy No.32230 Reply
Vegas was gifted the most generous expansion format in the history sports, when the WHA merged with the NHL they stole all of their best players to be redistributed among the original NHL teams and then let the WHA teams create themselves through expansion draft with the last picks of every round, after 15 years of abject pointless misery as these AAA level teams pretended to be real professional sports franchises they just outright stole the teams too.

Fuck Vegas, fuck feelgood stories on ESPN for burgerfucks who don't even care about Hockey, yeah lets see this team have such an amazing fanbase when they aren't handed a playoff team on a silver platter.
Reuben Hengerpat - Tue, 22 May 2018 10:58:06 EST fv08mF47 No.32231 Reply
>Vegas was gifted the most generous expansion format in the history sports

And were still 500 to 1 to get here. Don't be salty. This is still a bunch of journeymen, long shots, and past-their-prime guys who weren't deemed worthy of being protected by their prior teams. Nobody expected this. That probably makes it sting more if you're a Canadian or a Jets fan, but if you appreciate the game you can appreciate how well they're playing.

If hockey didn't expand into a non-traditional market I probably wouldn't have become a fan, so I can't relate to the whole feeling of being robbed or that people can't love their hockey team just because they didn't grow up with the sport. I can't speak for Vegas, but I was living in Nashville when we got the Predators. Even without immediate success we took to the team and game quickly, and it doesn't surprise me that the fans back there are as passionate as they've become.

Stanley will come back one day home, Canada. You can't really blame it if it wants to take a trip to Vegas.
Reuben Hengerpat - Tue, 22 May 2018 11:04:24 EST fv08mF47 No.32232 Reply
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>Stanley will come back one day home

Oh hi dyslexia, missed you. nb.
Fanny Nicklefoot - Tue, 22 May 2018 12:01:13 EST sIwKthRy No.32233 Reply
>it doesn't surprise me the fans in Nashville are as passionate as they've become
That's what passes for passion in Bettman hockey cities? I remember thinking a lot during their last series about how lifeless the crowd is when there wasn't a country music star being paraded in front of them.

I don't want to be shitty, any other year, any other outcome I'd be happily rooting for Vegas, but I'm Winnipeg born and raised and all I want to do is burn this league to the ground.

Imagine the Green Bay Packers had all their players poached by the rest of the league and were then told to assemble a roster through the draft with the 32nd pick, then after they bottom out and become the Cleveland Browns they're sold and moved to London. Eventually though hey Green Bay is a great football town they deserve a team, so the Jaguars get moved there and renamed the Packers, the London Knights get to keep all the old Packer's records and titles and shit though. So now its a few years after that and the new Packer's are the best team in football making a title run and reinvigorating the community but they lose in the NFC championships to the new expansion Tokyo Samurais who the league has invested 5 years of planning into ensuring their success to capitalize on the untapped non-traditional football market in Japan.

It's a gutpunch and I don't fucking care how much Vegas thinks they love hockey, it's not part of their national heritage and local mythology, they didn't get swaddled with Bobby Hull Jersies.
Reuben Hengerpat - Tue, 22 May 2018 13:03:16 EST fv08mF47 No.32234 Reply
>I remember thinking a lot during their last series about how lifeless the crowd is when there wasn't a country music star being paraded in front of them.

That's because the Jets owned them at Bridgestone, tbh. It's undeniably a great fanbase, every guy who's played there attests to it, but that heritage and bond with you guys and the Jets is way different, I get that. Just from a mindfuckery aspect I'm glad the Preds lost to 'Peg instead of the expansion team, and if it had happened that way I'd probably be cursing everything myself.
Nicholas Shakeshaw - Tue, 22 May 2018 23:17:36 EST 0sak2wZ/ No.32235 Reply

A bloo bloo bloo, ya salty Canuck. You can't win every year, stop shitting on other's parades.
Eugene Dobbleford - Wed, 23 May 2018 09:52:51 EST z2skfm+4 No.32237 Reply
tbf it's starting to seem like Canadian teams can't win any year.
Hedda Hizzledot - Wed, 23 May 2018 17:31:13 EST e+ccVLaz No.32239 Reply
Its easy to see why, and its not becase Bettman is screwing them, or that Canada sucks or anything. Its because the Canadian team's loyalty is second to none. This allows shithouse owners to spend no money on the teams, and shake down cities for non-stop new arenas. Hell, look at Calgary and the fact the Flames ownership basically has stopped running the team to 100% focus on getting a replacement for the Saddledome. In Montreal you have Moose-piss Beer Tycoons the Molsons content to rake in so GM Bergevin can put his Quebec Nationalism above the team and force Quebec only players and office. Ottawa has an owner who when he isn't focused on boycotting Russia, is blaming the fans for everything wrong with the Sens.

Its a shit-fucking-show.
Doris Bardson - Wed, 23 May 2018 21:10:48 EST QNfVOS1G No.32240 Reply
Caps are going all out to not shit this one up. Ovie doing Ovie, DSP literally risking his neck, Wilson dropping the gloves. Hope they hold on, but either way this game is shaping up to be a classic.
Doris Bardson - Wed, 23 May 2018 22:39:03 EST QNfVOS1G No.32243 Reply
So much for a classic but the Caps get to defend the honor of long suffering fanbases.
Hedda Faddlesot - Wed, 23 May 2018 23:08:07 EST Id44vf3E No.32244 Reply
Holy hot shit god damn, the Caps made the Finals. I wonder if Chiggy finally sipped a wine cooler in celebration.


This. Canadian owners are ruining Canadian NHL teams' chances at dominating.
Cornelius Podgesadge - Thu, 24 May 2018 03:44:17 EST azIqPtUq No.32245 Reply
We all know Vegas is going to win.
Fuck, but for that Russian fucking' beaut to get his, I'd like that.
Fucking love me some Ovi
Priscilla Smallwell - Thu, 24 May 2018 08:20:27 EST 0sak2wZ/ No.32246 Reply

I hope the Caps win so it adds more fuel to the Crosby-Ovechkin fire.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 24 May 2018 16:25:14 EST 1HYt/aI9 No.32247 Reply
They sure as played the games of their lives in 6 and 7 but man I was not expecting them to win the final game on a big shutout. Caps-Knights should be a good and hopefully competitive series that I hope the Caps win but to be fair, I wouldn’t be mad if they lost and Vegas won the Cup in their very first year because that’s completely unprecedented and makes for a great story.
Phoebe Bunham - Thu, 24 May 2018 18:04:53 EST ggsqRag0 No.32249 Reply
Yeah, it's great match up sentimentally, especially for someone with no rooting interest.

I'm going with the Knights in six, but I'm pulling for the Caps and for another seventh game. The long wait for the fans and Ovie makes DC hard to not get behind. Vegas has just been a buzzsaw though, and Washington is still gonna be feeling the results of that game- especially DSP, Oshie, and Wilson. Caps really laid it all on the line and skated their asses off, so if they have enough left in the tank and can summon up what they had last night for 12 periods then they can definitely win.

Fleury and Holtby is a push right now. Both are on fire and are getting great help from their skaters, so goals will be at a premium. I'm expecting Vegas to get more PP opportunities, and that and DC's fatigue to be the deciding factors. Trotz better make sure all his guys tie down their jerseys.
Oliver Pubblebury - Fri, 25 May 2018 19:59:13 EST pFVg5Lpj No.32251 Reply
I absolutely can't stand Ovechkin. I've, personally, never really cared for the Capitals.

...But they do deserve that Stanley Cup. They've tried too hard for too long.

Granted, Vegas winning the Cup would be a fantastic cindarella story as well.

Being from Buffalo (which, right now...feels like eternal suffering), I'm honestly split between "who I think" is going to win.

Caps actually making past the second round impressed me. Shocked me. I honestly thought Pittsburgh was going back for a third time. It's now or never for the Caps. Can you imagine if they lost in the Final? Ovechkin might as well be on suicide watch after the fact. I'd even feel bad for him.

Vegas? Well...what's not to like about 'em? (Actually,disregard that question). I personally want Vegas to win. They deserve to win just as much as Washington does. Some folks may not see it that way. But they do. They really fucking do.

Aside from Fleury, VGK consists of the "misfit outcasts" (who just so happen to have the best goalie in the league) of the NHL. They're in the Stanley Cup Final now? Un-fucking-believable. Nobody saw it coming and it's finally beginning to dawn on people that it's becoming a reality; "2018 Stanley Cup Champions - Vegas Golden Knights."
Cedric Banningshaw - Fri, 25 May 2018 21:52:56 EST uOxVVDI9 No.32252 Reply
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Lots of deserving guys on both sides. Fleury and Orpik are the only ones to have their name on the Cup. To me with DC it's as much sympathizing with the fans as it is rooting for the players.

Vegas fans have gotten more than they bargained for, especially the ones who laid down a token bet that the Knights would get here. DC fans have waited 20 years and suffered a lot of heartbreak. Plus the chaos that would follow a Caps win would be good viewing in its own right.
Caroline Grimshit - Sat, 26 May 2018 19:47:39 EST e+ccVLaz No.32255 Reply
I guess we'll find out if Fluery was Ovie's Kryptonite, not the Pens themselves.
Matilda Shittinghood - Mon, 28 May 2018 12:24:55 EST zg0DZtcf No.32263 Reply
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Lil Jon to kick off festivities in Vegas, because why start making sense now? Not a huge surprise because he's been at the games.

That "What?" thing is more worrisome than crunk at his age though.
Eugene Buzzhall - Mon, 28 May 2018 12:46:21 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32264 Reply
It's better than Kid Rock playing at the ASG though.

Because "rebel pride" makes so much sense when you're from fucking Michigan.
Martin Chonningshaw - Tue, 29 May 2018 00:33:05 EST 7ozTUhh6 No.32267 Reply

To be fair, Kid Rock has pretty much reinvented himself as some red state hick trash country music guy these days to the point that he probably makes more money now than he did at the turn of the century when he was rap-rocking with the midget.

Lil Jon clinging to shit from 15 years ago is a bit worrying.
Shit Monnerbanks - Tue, 29 May 2018 05:08:18 EST eTooGdRd No.32271 Reply
The Lil Jon deal was well integrated into the broadcast. Anachronisms abound with the Knights, so one more didn't hurt. Guy seems to be a legitimate fan of the game/team, so with him already being there it was probably just plum cheaper and easier to get him than someone more relevant.

Hell of a game. Goalies were way more porous than I expected, but the high scoring and multiple lead changes made for great viewing. Didn't do much to dispel the notion that the refs are in the bag for them after that Reaves goal, but the Caps had their chances and then some. Wilson's reprisal could've changed the complexion of things, but VGK didn't miss a beat while Marchessault was being checked out. Entertaining down to the last horn. Gonna be a great series.
Rebecca Fassledadging - Thu, 31 May 2018 20:03:32 EST 7ozTUhh6 No.32282 Reply
That Game 2 was fanfuckingtastic. So glad the Stanley Cup Finals are here to rescue me from the mediocrity of the NBA.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 01 Jun 2018 07:53:45 EST HK67EmPs No.32287 Reply
That save tho. Good game all around and it’s been a competitive series thus far.
Cornelius Sonkinlodging - Sat, 02 Jun 2018 13:37:13 EST /iqBeW5f No.32291 Reply
Nail biting suspense kind of series. It has been one of the better Finals in recent years.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 04 Jun 2018 23:32:34 EST tvZaAmX+ No.32295 Reply
One Game Away. And man TJ Oshie and Braden Holtby had a great game.
James Dreddlelot - Tue, 05 Jun 2018 04:33:03 EST e+ccVLaz No.32296 Reply
This is going to wash away the past 10 years of the Caps in cup champagne, or cement them as the greatest chokers in the history of the NHL
Lillian Tootridge - Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:29:10 EST j1wcxxRH No.32297 Reply
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What the fuck was that shit? Look Vegas, we don't care if you're really a pumpkin being pulled by rats, at least stick around for a game 7.
Phoebe Bunningcocke - Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:51:17 EST UFm88FWy No.32298 Reply
Seriously. I expected Vegas in 6 or Caps in 7.
On one hand, I'm thinking there's literally no way Washington will lose three straight. On the other, I would've said there's no way Vegas would lose three straight, and it happened, so they should have this in the bag, right?
Alice Honnerridge - Wed, 06 Jun 2018 16:07:13 EST XiGUwLZ5 No.32299 Reply
Dunno if it's in the bag, but I wouldn't put it past either team to have an abrupt reversal of fortune. One thing's for sure and that's that there's no way Vegas can be as unlucky with caroms, bounces, and shots hitting the pipes as they were Monday. They skated well, spent plenty of time in the zone, but nothing would go in.
Basil Cenningstock - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:44:53 EST uAm7vYeD No.32302 Reply
I don't recall them ever choking in the kinda fashion it would require them to for Vegas to win, that's some San Jose Sharks type of shit
Nathaniel Pockcocke - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:50:29 EST aDQFBeLg No.32303 Reply
I don't think the Caps necessarily have to choke to lose, though of course that's how it'd be framed. If Fleury plays like the guy who got Vegas here, they play better special teams, and the bounces go their way, Vegas could pull this off. It's a tall order, but hopefully the home ice tonight will reinvigorate them.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 20:21:05 EST DF7AVIw3 No.32304 Reply
No wonder Vegas has the coolest sports intros
Lydia Smalldock - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 22:53:18 EST uIKEnfFz No.32305 Reply
the memes are dying
Esther Sisslehall - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 23:06:56 EST Ufn4qSSS No.32306 Reply
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 23:09:55 EST tcN1UUPg No.32307 Reply
Caps win! The wait is finally over and it feels so good especially seeing Ovie finally win a Stanley Cup. 🏆🏒🥅
Molly Punningfoot - Thu, 07 Jun 2018 23:15:38 EST nZihkjxW No.32308 Reply
Happy for Ovechkin. Dude wouldn't have had a brown hair left on his head if it went 7.
Archie Gillerford - Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:03:13 EST UFm88FWy No.32309 Reply
Yeah, games like that make me really believe in The Hockey Gods

Fuck, I really wanted Vegas to win... but seeing Ovie's reaction alone, it's hard to feel too bad that they lost, the Caps have deserved this for a looooong fuckin' time.
Shitting Worthingforth - Fri, 08 Jun 2018 02:10:31 EST bCDHUdts No.32310 Reply

It's small solace right now, I'm sure, but the Knights are in such good shape for the future. The hockey gods did right by everyone except us who were only rooting for 7 games. I like what I saw of Vegas as a fledgling hockey town and almost wish the Raiders weren't coming to try and share their spotlight. The locals there deserved something of their own and they got a winner.

The Caps totally impressed me. I thought they'd be the ones more often on the wrong side of PIM, but the Knights couldn't stay out of the box. I thought that they'd expended too much energy getting to the Final and would be a little gassed, but they skated circles around Vegas. I thought Holtby was more likely goalie to regress, but aside from that boneheaded clearing pass he was solid and definitely timely.

My hat's off to both teams. My only gripe is they didn't give us seven. Clock didn't hit midnight for Vegas; DC just wedged its big fat foot into the glass slipper and dared anybody to tell them it wasn't theirs. Fun season.
DashingCN - Fri, 08 Jun 2018 08:50:15 EST uSy2g6X9 No.32311 Reply
Someone flashed their tits as they went around as a team with the cup lol
DashingCN - Fri, 08 Jun 2018 08:51:31 EST uSy2g6X9 No.32312 Reply

Also very happy for the Caps and Ovi winning the cup. Vegas will be back.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:48:01 EST zlnGLd9R No.32331 Reply
Sucks Barry Trotz is gone but it seems like he was just a placeholder for Todd Reardon. Given that they didn't extend his contract before the season started and that he had a clause in his contract that he'd get two-year extension if he won the Cup, which was below market value, I'm not surprised he left for the Islanders and now he's gonna be one of the highest paid coaches in the league.
Reuben Clevingwat - Tue, 03 Jul 2018 09:16:43 EST uAm7vYeD No.32355 Reply
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Goddamn imagine being an Islanders fan
Reuben Wunkinfuck - Wed, 04 Jul 2018 14:32:45 EST e+ccVLaz No.32361 Reply
People gonna die in MLSE if the Leafs bungle this season.
Betsy Clungerfield - Fri, 27 Jul 2018 19:40:46 EST Ufn4qSSS No.32399 Reply
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>Auston Matthews confirmed talks have started with the Toronto Maple Leafs about a contract extension, but the 20-year-old center said there is no urgency to get a deal done.

Hamilton Wipperfet - Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:28:05 EST RhoX4bnT No.32423 Reply
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That sucks. I bet the manager at his restaurant is taking it pretty hard.
Emma Crovingbanks - Wed, 08 Aug 2018 17:29:06 EST Ufn4qSSS No.32424 Reply
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Goddammit, why couldn't it have been Bobby Hull instead?

This season is gonna be rough, I can feel it. I don't wanna go back to being the late-90s/early-00s Hawks agian. My liver is strong but it's not that strong.

>inb4 "three cups" or some fucking nonsense
Archie Murdhall - Thu, 09 Aug 2018 21:54:38 EST Id44vf3E No.32425 Reply

Can't win em all. I'd rather the Blackhawks never turn into the Red Wings, either. Shitty seasons are good for humbling fanbases to prevent them from becoming blithering assholes (see Red Wings fans, Boston fans, etc.). As long as they don't go full Buffalo Sabres and hit the bottom of the cellar then I'm fine with some down seasons while they sort their shit out.
Matilda Wollerlad - Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:39:18 EST uAm7vYeD No.32508 Reply
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Matilda Wollerlad - Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:43:51 EST uAm7vYeD No.32510 Reply
Also I like how the Crosby picture looks like they just took a photo of young Jagr and shooped Crosby's face onto it. nb
Augustus Feggleham - Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:20:17 EST Z5JoMQNN No.32531 Reply
Except that "writer" Slava Malamud (not a Russian name) is a fuckwit who was completely wrong about Putin rigging the league to allow SKA to win. SKA lost to Moscow in the Semifinals, and then Moscow went on to lose to AK Bars in a 4-1 series.

Take a look at this article if you want to read what a dumbass this Slava Malamud guy really is.
Shitting Billingville - Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:57:30 EST WzOXkv8P No.32532 Reply

Not saying Slava is any more creditable, but fucking RT man?
Augustus Feggleham - Tue, 02 Oct 2018 12:38:22 EST Z5JoMQNN No.32533 Reply
I find it funny that nobody bats an eye when Canada has a state sponsored media outlet named the CBC, but RT always gets immediately discredited because it is supported with tax dollars. It's a pretty blatant double standard.

Regardless the article is a good read, it destroys Slava's conspiracy theory. The western liberal media spreads so much ridiculous propaganda about Russia it is enough to make anyone's head spin. I think that's why no other major news outlet followed up with the story after it was proven false that the KHL was rigging itself to allow SKA to win, they didn't want to admit that they spread a bullshit story.

If you look up "Putin KHL" you will find pages of news articles amplifying Slava Malamud's tweets and saying that Putin himself is rigging the league to make SKA win last year, but since that was proven to be false, it has been complete radio silence. It's disgraceful that they could hatchet job the entire league like that and then never admit that they were wrong after the fact.
Phineas Wunningcocke - Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:01:18 EST ptjBVmHY No.32534 Reply
Kaapo Kakko tbh
Albert Binningcocke - Thu, 04 Oct 2018 16:26:25 EST 5iMr2EaD No.32537 Reply
He'd be perfect if they'd named him "The Bully." I get why they didn't, if it was even considered, but I mean it's just a big a big, fat, orange puppet.
Eugene Murdfuck - Fri, 05 Oct 2018 12:47:32 EST WzOXkv8P No.32538 Reply
He's Youppi!'s meth addicted nephew that he was able to get a job in the NHL.
Reuben Dreshdig - Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:55:07 EST qDjDbBe2 No.32539 Reply
I figured it was some sort of Vigo the Carpathian deal except instead of using the hatred of New Yorkers to manifest he used the collective insantiy of Philadelphia, which peaked when they won the Super Bowl and people were eating horse shit in the streets.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sat, 06 Oct 2018 22:36:40 EST r5e8VXme No.32544 Reply
Good season opening win by the Caps. They blew out the Bruins 7-0. Though I’m surprised they didn’t mention Barry Trotz during the banner raising ceremony even though he was an instrumental part of the team.
Alice Crocklehudging - Sun, 11 Nov 2018 10:46:10 EST Ufn4qSSS No.32595 Reply
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Fuck Stan Bowman, and if Rocky Wirtz doesn't fire him by the 16th, fuck him too. If my liver still works after the trade deadline, it'll be a goddamn miracle. If the Sens didn't exist, we'd be the league-leading gongshow right now.

At least the Winter Classic jerseys look nice. I'm definitely gonna get one.
Cedric Bruvingman - Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:01:16 EST jn1aBYkd No.32599 Reply
Very kind of Nashville to donate a win to the people of Southern California.
Lillian Pibbercocke - Mon, 19 Nov 2018 04:36:21 EST DZKOX4os No.32606 Reply
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Look who finally has some fire under their asses. Here come the Buffalo Sabres!
Nigel Blythefield - Wed, 21 Nov 2018 19:49:55 EST duRbaKjY No.32609 Reply
Is it just me, or are the Coyotes actually playing decent hockey this season? I watched their games against Nashville and Boston and was blown away by the fact that they weren't sucking ass and fucking up at every opportunity like they usually do. I mean, I've actually enjoyed watching them play, something that hasn't happened in almost 20 years.
I'm not just joking around, I'm legitimately flabbergasted - I honestly didn't think I'd ever enjoy watching the Coyotes play again.
Charles Gallyham - Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:20:24 EST EnbcVWjM No.32611 Reply
it'd be funny if now they finally decided to pack up and leave town.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:47:50 EST r5e8VXme No.32632 Reply
Seattle finally got their NHL team
Lydia Blackbury - Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:58:22 EST sIwKthRy No.32634 Reply
People are getting mad for Quebec's sake but come on people, the Nordique's existed to give people in QC budget Habs home games.

I wonder if this shuts the door for Seattle getting a basketball team back since the seasons overlap
Clara Worthingspear - Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:36:14 EST z755l6Pd No.32635 Reply
>I wonder if this shuts the door for Seattle getting a basketball team back since the seasons overlap

No way, plenty of teams share an arena with a team in the other league. Seattle's a lock for an NBA franchise.

Quebec City went with the Field of Dreams plan to get a team, but real life doesn't work that way. And they can forget getting a relocating team. Phoenix is still the most likely to and Houston with the Rocket's new owner wanting to get in is probably at the top of the list to snag 'em.
Charlotte Gibbersod - Sat, 08 Dec 2018 02:04:59 EST 1YZZks6i No.32640 Reply
Seattle's team is going to be based as fuck. I'm quite excited.
Reuben Brurringtad - Thu, 28 Feb 2019 17:04:41 EST W59Iuss0 No.32653 Reply
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Good looking coaches make all the difference.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:09:26 EST r5e8VXme No.32659 Reply
Also Quebec City's bid was also hurt by the weaker Canadian dollar and the Montreal Canadiens becoming Quebec's team since the Nordiques left.
Nell Dudgeforth - Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:04:43 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32710 Reply
Carey Price returning to form and Bergevin's off-season moves surprisingly paying off helped re-solidify the Habs as "Quebecs Team"

People need to give up on Quebec City already, even if it does happen it'll be a waste of money and resources.
Beatrice Chishridge - Wed, 10 Apr 2019 23:10:43 EST WzOXkv8P No.32725 Reply
Time for Tampa's Playoff mode!

*Chokes and shits all over the ice*
Graham Gublingshit - Sat, 13 Apr 2019 15:29:38 EST xLTqQTnW No.32728 Reply
If they end up losing this series they'll definitely be taking the mantle of being far and away the biggest chokers in the league. Not only will they be a historic team losing the first round, but they'll also be giving Columbus their first series win in franchise history.
Charlotte Brullershit - Sat, 13 Apr 2019 19:39:35 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32729 Reply
I will dance in the streets to see Tampa get their shit kicked in by Tortsy. I was sick of the "Look at how good Tampa is!" shit early on. Regular season success for a team doesn't mean shit.

Just ask us Blackhawks fans about the 2017 Playoffs.
Cyril Crublinglack - Sat, 13 Apr 2019 21:16:54 EST uR7G0JvY No.32730 Reply
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Doc Emerick trying to give a motherucker a heart attack

Fuck Dallas in general and the Stars in particular.
Henry Hundercocke - Sun, 14 Apr 2019 19:48:03 EST xLTqQTnW No.32731 Reply
You don't have to tell me about the obnoxious Tampa hype, I live in Florida and have been dealing with it since they lost the cup finals in '15 or whatever
Angus Draffingbanks - Sun, 14 Apr 2019 23:23:59 EST D8Q0zKuj No.32732 Reply
Holy shit Columbus is doing it
Martha Bunspear - Tue, 16 Apr 2019 22:11:08 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32738 Reply
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Martha Nellersig - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 03:29:30 EST D8Q0zKuj No.32747 Reply
Fuck's sake, Leafs, you had one job
Albert Snodshit - Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:04:24 EST D8Q0zKuj No.32750 Reply
Fuck you, Toronto.

Just fuck you.
Shitting Heffingkeck - Wed, 24 Apr 2019 02:09:32 EST pAScfsT1 No.32754 Reply
So sweet. Get in line, Vegas. You don't deserve a team, much less a good one.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:42:34 EST QNO7k/5v No.32755 Reply
It was funny seeing how butthurt Jonathan Marchessault was about that penalty.
Angus Bobblecocke - Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:56:24 EST xLTqQTnW No.32756 Reply
Regardless of whether the penalty should have been a major or not, Vegas had no excuse giving up 4 goals during it, that's all on them
David Smallshit - Wed, 24 Apr 2019 18:46:56 EST DExCoC1R No.32757 Reply
It's not as if Vegas didn't benefit from poor officiating on that high stick deflection goal that was somehow upheld after review.

This. OT was even strength as well. And they could've ended the series before it came to this.

Shitty year for officiating what with major fuckups affecting the NFL playoffs, the Final Four, and now the Stanley Cup playoffs, but every team had it's chance(s) prior to the bad call to close the door on their opponent and didn't.

Vegas fans can stand to suffer a little, anyway. You wanted to be big league? Well, enjoy NHL officiating and Raiders football you transient degenerates.
Fanny Bunbanks - Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:24:14 EST xLTqQTnW No.32759 Reply
All four divison winners lost to their wildcard opponents.
That had to be the craziest first round of the playoffs I've ever witnessed
James Piffingfoot - Sat, 27 Apr 2019 17:04:38 EST UW2amCxA No.32763 Reply
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Caps gone. Preds gone. Barry Trotz still rollin'. Might get a Jack Adams to add a little salt to those wounds. Pay your coaches, kids.
Nell Hoddlecocke - Fri, 03 May 2019 21:38:27 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32773 Reply
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Molly Mocklecheck - Sat, 04 May 2019 15:44:52 EST nD/yFiX5 No.32775 Reply
The difference between playing in Long Island and playing in Brooklyn.
John Singertidge - Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:04 EST rrUtaxvW No.32778 Reply
I knew Benn missing that wraparound would bite Dallas in the ass. Good to see the Blues advance.
Slimjob_Dopamine - Tue, 14 May 2019 09:01:07 EST 8Q5+EiqG No.32794 Reply
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I was watching a catalog game on the WHL online streaming service and this poor goalie was having a bad game. Back to back goals he let in like this.
Ebenezer Buzzridge - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 11:08:24 EST b1txXH23 No.32826 Reply
Who does /sport/ want to win?
Hedda Dartlock - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 17:18:10 EST WzOXkv8P No.32827 Reply
Man, sure does suck when you get a bad call, eh Boston? Ya hate to see it happen.
VenomVGZ !czZR9EaAdM - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 20:55:13 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32829 Reply
Anybody but Boston. So long as it's not a 1999 Finals repeat situation.
Reuben Crurrymed - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 20:13:30 EST 9jPbj7VJ No.32842 Reply
Pretty cool for the smartest man in Boston to pose with Julian Edelman and Aly Raisman.
Sidney Nenningstone - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 22:34:13 EST xLTqQTnW No.32843 Reply
Hell yeah, get fucked Boston
Graham Clindlecocke - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:24:31 EST jmhjVOHq No.32844 Reply
i agree with your sentiment but that was a pitiful excuse for a game 7. without a dog in the fight all i want is a good game, and that didn't deliver.
Nell Drandlelotch - Thu, 13 Jun 2019 00:02:57 EST WzOXkv8P No.32846 Reply
Marchand crying at the end of that game, its like the entire league won the cup.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:35:32 EST SS9B0kpK No.32853 Reply
Good for the Blues winning their first Stanley Cup, now they've joined the Caps as the newest members of the champions club.
VenomVGZ !czZR9EaAdM - Mon, 01 Jul 2019 10:54:34 EST Mg39Iwuq No.32878 Reply
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