"GET BACK IN YOUR CAGE!"
"Let's grind these bitches down!"
So in the end, Ray Shero's idiotic signing of Scuds might fuck his replacement out of a job this summer. It's as if Shero knew he was going to be fired and decided to burn his crops and salt the land before he was taken to the gallows.
5 days, 2 hours ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/
I'm going into tonight expecting a loss. Maybe they'll surprise me?...
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2015-archives/gameday-54-detroit-red-wings-at-pittsburgh-penguins.html
Maybe Pens are afraid we'll lose any fans that were gained when he accidentally flashed his junk on TV if he is traded?
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2015-archives/pens-waive-mark-arcobello.html
Did they nick something on the way out when they removed Savran's brain tumor a few years back?
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/
Thank God I fell asleep during the 2nd period.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2015-archives/what-the-hell-happened-pens-cant-pass-the-test.html
Wouldn't it be hilarious if he didn't tell Staff that he's "retiring" and this was their warning as well?
8 months ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/
@Redacted_66 At least it's only for 1 year, so if he turms out to be shit, we can always not re-sign him.
9 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/pens-ink-steve-downie-to-1-year-deal.html
@rderr27 Probably. I still miss Test Tube...
As soon as I read saw this my response was to proclaim out loud; "Oh, no no, no! Why?!"
But then again, that would be my reaction to the signing of any non-Penguin I dislike.
@iacas His last act as a Penguins was to fuck the Caps. Nice.
9 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/farewell-brooks-orpik.html
@rico I just hope Lemieux doesn't turn out to be awesome while Kapanen turns to shit in the end.
10 months ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/the-penguins-draft-a-european-forward-kasperi-kapanen.html
Hmm. So Neal is traded and Niskanen will most likely walk while Goligoski is starring in Dallas. So who won that trade?
10 months ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/quick-take-james-neal-traded-to-nashville-for-patric-hornqvist-and-nick-spaling.html
@jovi0055 @PenGeno Leadership. Somewhere Pierre McGuire is touching himself.
10 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/the-jim-rutherford-files.html
@rudiad He did let in that one goal that really wasn't his fault so therefore he sucks and needs to be traded.
12 months ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/
@firefox91 I would love nothing more than to be emblazoned on the Interwebz forever while making my O-face or picking my nose. Especially if the caption was that one line from Ozymandias; "Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"
The Pens do so great during the season and then implode during the playoffs. It hurts me to say this, but the Pens have become Boudreau's Caps.
Also, Dan calling the team out like he did is years too late.
1 year ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/the-joyless-penguins-and-their-fans.html
Well, that just gets the Penguins home faster for an elimination game 5.
1 year ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/cartoon-from-columbus-newspaper.html
That only keeps out Pens fans that are unwilling to pay a $5 cover charge.
1 year ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/columbus-bar-puts-together-a-plan-to-keep-penguins-fans-out-we-think.html
Half-expecting more of the same. Jackets figure out how to defend against Bylsma's game plan & Bylsma refusing to adapt.
1 year ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/
Unless #Pens make Finals, I think Dan Bylsma & his coaching staff should be fired after the playoffs end. Their inability/unwillingness to adapt when opposition figures Bylsma out has gone from staggering to expected. Failure should not be formulaic. It's been 6 years since the team won a Cup & Bylsma was just along for the ride.
Hmm. Didn't "kick the tires and light the fires" get shot down? Anyway, Pens should easily handle Bob Ross and the Blue Jackets; I don't expect Bylsma's inability to coach, Fleury's playoff yips, and the bottom 6 being unable to score causing any problems until midway through round 2.
So that's what he was spending all that extra Lightning money on!
1 year ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/ryan-malone-arrested-on-dui-cocaine-charges.html
Great, now the Pens will lose this one too. Thanks, Obama.
1 year, 1 month ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/pens-can-clinch-a-playoff-spot-today-take-three.html
I'm taping all of the USA games live and watching them when I get out of work at noon/wake up over the weekend. Gonna take all of my self-control not to look at scores online during work or weekend morning "bathroom time."
1 year, 2 months ago on How to watch the men's Olympic hockey tournament
There is something about this post that just makes me disike Adam,
Derek, & Rick slightly. They have posts that do that to me every so
often. I'll stop at that before Staff gets all defensive and
2 years, 1 month ago on Nope. Actually it makes perfect sense.
Hmm. Staff's post goes from explanatory to dickish simply because of the addition of a "wooing" Rick Flair.
See, that's why I always keep my hair cut short, then no one can say my hair looks ridiculous in any old photos.
2 years, 1 month ago on Confidence Index still on rise after this picture
I've heard rumors that Crosby may have tipped the Kunitz goal. We'll see what the NHL does.
2 years, 1 month ago on RECAP: Suddenly Sutter. PENS WIN.
@WulfBlud @penguinsfan Meh. In my book they're all equal. (Chipotle=Qdoba=Moe's)>Taco Bell
@mwn3d The pure joy on both of their faces was quite the thing to see.
@deejaybags I avoided the NBCSN feed because I could imagine Keith Jones and Mike Milbury hugging and bouncing around like school children during the first two periods. After the game I jumped between ROOT and NHLN.
I also now want to see a .gif of despondent-Milbury.
2 years, 1 month ago on Mistake city: Root sports with a massive error
@j-nine Is it sniffles or a full-blown "Oh God, my head & chest!" cold?
If it's sniffles, power through that mofo.
If it's a full-blown doom-cold, eat some soup and power through that mofo.
2 years, 1 month ago on RECAP: Monkey Business. PENS WIN.
And here I thought Crosby's 134 point pace from 2010-11 would be his career best...
@digiguin It's not all women "getting jammed up," it's mostly the fucking puckbunnies.
2 years, 1 month ago on RECAP: A Clockwork Orange. PENS WIN.
@MulletKing I saw that. It was quite the thing to see. He is the greatest player on Earth right now. I don't even think Gretzky would've been able to do that let alone tried.
I think the play with the overturned net would have gotten blown dead as soon as the Pens touched the puck if the ref didn't get the net resettled quickly enough. I swear a similar thing happened last year in a Caps game where the opposing coach was pissed when the caps scored while the Caps' net was overturned.
It's somewhere in the rulebook.
@Rage Toss Malkin in too so we can get a second round pick instead.
2 years, 1 month ago on And here come the Jerome Iginla Rumors
Guess my ears are going to have a busy Thursday. Got a new Pensblog Podcast to irritate me followed by a new Mission Log Star Trek Podcast to enjoy.
2 years, 1 month ago on PODCAST: March 6, 2013
Man, this probably spells doom for Boychuk's career if he doesn't take off in Nashville. I'd assume a guy who was waived twice in a shortened season and can't perform at the NHL level is probably persona non grata if he doesn't take off somewhere.
2 years, 1 month ago on Zach Boychuk Claimed by Nashville Predators
Maybe it was decided that having two TK's means they will cancel each other out?
2 years, 1 month ago on The Pittsburgh Penguins sign Tom Kostopoulos
@Rage I think Orpik forgot that he only gets the A during away games and was just arguing a non-call by virtue of the A sewn on his white jersey.
2 years, 1 month ago on RECAP: The boys are back in town. PENS WIN.
@CammieBuckeye I was mad they jumped to commercial during play and were showing that Gamecenter commercial with the footage of him doing that last season. Took me a few seconds to realize they hadn't screwed up and gone to commercial, Malkin just actually just shoved deja vu down our throats by doing the same exact shit on a different fucking day.
@themadgermanic At least he's not spraying the ice girls. Though the tabloid coverage of Potash's sexual deviancy would be epic.
It almost seems as if the Penspoints team was using February as a live beta-test for their jingoistic program.
After everything the Pens do for the fans, why did they come up with an ultra-exclusive program for "everybody" that caters to mostly in-Pittsburgh season ticket holders?
2 years, 1 month ago on EXCLUSIVE: Ed. L speaks on his February PensPoints win
@KyleSchroeck @Kevman7987 @j-nine Hmm. There probably are puckbunnies that would love to eat his hair.
2 years, 1 month ago on RECAP: February of the Penguins. PENS LOSE.
@j-nine Happy fucking birthday
@j-nine That wouldn't be too hard. There are only like 6 episodes. Damn British TV with their flamboyantly tiny "series" of TV series. (THEY'RE CALLED SEASONS GODDAMNIT!)
Too bad Cummerbund and Freeman are busy shooting other things and we'll have to wait for like 3 years for 3 more episodes.
@j-nineI'm sure they do, but there would not be wailing and gnashing of teeth from them if he cut it to improve his game.
Staff's right, Letang should get a fucking haircut. His hair is like a huge parachute that slows him down and he trips over every so often. It's probably grown into his brain as well, stifling his creativity. I don't give a shit about his puckbunny fans being upset (real female fans would give no shits as long as his play improved).
Yesterday's game was so bizarre. Why did Letang all of the sudden forget to play defense? Why the hilariously undisciplined play during the second? (I knew the Panthers were going to go powerplay goal happy when Steiggy would not shut his fat fucking mouth about how bad they were)
I still have one of the Florida 5-on-3(ish) powerplay goals playing in my head. Did Letang forget we were still on the PK when Cooke vacated the box? Instead of dumping that bitch when he had the chance, he tries to tap it to Cooke at center, but it's intercepted by the Panther who was right there. Did he seriously think the guy wouldn't intercept that?
Why does it take Vokoun longer to get back up than the dick of a guy with ED?
2 years, 1 month ago on RECAP: Doubting Tomas. PENS LOSE.