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19 hours, 16 minutes ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/gif-of-the-game-11-24-malkins-celebration-and-bench-reactions.html
@PITTinNC If you call 1 penalty on an NHL team over the course of 2 games, you didn't do your job. Seems like even the refs are scared of the Pens power play. Don't get me wrong, it isn't the reason we lost the second game. But that very well could have been the game changer in the first and there were penalties to call.
2 days, 7 hours ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/what-the-hell-happened-pens-fall-on-the-isle.html
When it comes down to it, MAF could have been better in net tonight. A couple of those goals looked stoppable. Then again, his D left him hanging out to dry as well. But it comes down to the shootout and well, he didn't look good there. Saturday night, bring it.
3 days, 18 hours ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/what-the-hell-happened-isles-win-round-1.html
Just figured it out.
Cal Clutterbuck = Craig Ross
It all makes sense now.
4 days, 22 hours ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/oh-by-the-way-cal-clutterbuck-guranteed-that-the-islanders-would-sweep-the-penguins-this-weekend.html
@jammonstrald In many ways, Duper was the better part of that trade.
4 days, 22 hours ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/pascal-dupuis-out-six-months-with-a-blood-clot-in-his-lung.html
Ok, as dumb as that "let that sink in" picture is, I can't stop laughing at it. Lets go Pens.
1 week ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/gameday-17-pittsburgh-penguins-at-montreal-canadiens.html
Well that was just fucking brilliant right there. Made me feel like when I was a teenager watching the Pens.
1 week, 1 day ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/
@PittJosh81 Indeed. That commercial always weirds me out because she won't look directly at the camera. 100 bucks says when they were planning the commercial she or one of the commercial producers talked about her "good side" and they came up with that brilliant idea. When your commercial takes away from what you are selling, then it's a failure. Exception for those that have long established their business, their commercials are just reminders and entertainment. (i.e. Geico).
1 week, 1 day ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/recap-game-16-they-way-it-should-have-been.html
@Craig Ross It's not even funny anymore. Find your bridge.
@Matteau Matteau Not sure what that has to do with your Rags losing last night, but okay have your moment. You want a juice box while we sit down and talk about it?
1 week, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/what-the-hell-happened-breaking-down-the-bat-shit-crazy-between-the-pens-and-rangers.html
There are a hand full of regular season moments that I have witnessed that I will never forget. One just got added to that pile last night. Look at the Pens after the game was really over, it was like they won a playoff series. That is what this kind of swing will do that. This one goes up there with Billy Guerin scoring with 0.4 seconds left which also happened in November. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hU3v3yopqcc
@Craig Ross Dear Staff... you could ban him. Just sayin'.
1 week, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/recap-game-15-penguins-win-2-1.html
Greiss is proving to be one of the best backups we have had in a long time. He might even be Ken Wregget good.
1 week, 3 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/not-so-instant-recap-penguins-and-thomas-greiss-shutdown-leafs-2-1.html
I love you guys but this post is rather hypocritical. You guys hate it when the fans boo Jagr who helped the team get 2 Stanley Cups. But it's okay to trash Bylsma on a regular basis who had more influence in the Pens winning their 09 Cup than Jagr did in the 91-92 Cups. Personally I respect them both.
1 week, 4 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/most-embarrassing-thing-on-the-internet-today-bleacher-report-loves-dan-bylsma.html
@PITTinNC @Craig Ross No, I want him to move closer to the edge. No where to be seen during a 7 game win streak. Shows up when they lose. Just a pathetic person with a pathetic life.
1 week, 5 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/instant-recap-tough-night-in-new-york.html
Well the good news is that I will be able to make a bitchin' omelet with the egg that the Pens laid tonight.
1 week, 6 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/instant-recap-tough-night-in-new-york.html
@Billyho Beau knows second line.
2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/fancystats-through-13-games.html
All these advanced stats really puts a damper on Craig's complaints of overpaid, lazy, whiny players. Keep this up and he might jump off the West End Bridge.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/recap-game-13-buffalo-is-just-the-worst.html
@atopolski You do realize that every sports franchise that has ever existed and ever had some run of success has been accused of having classless and arrogant fans, right? Your comment is honestly completely meaningless. Oh and news flash, neither Lemieux or Crosby did it alone. Team sport, bro. They had help.
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/snapshot-pens-plow-the-sabres-on-a-saturday-night.html
I think I figured it out. Johnston's reactions aren't really that insetting. It's just that this blog was looking at emotionless Dan Byslma for so long, Mike Johnston looks like Dion Sanders in the end zone.
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/mike-johnston-gif-of-the-night-vs-buffalo.html
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/recap-game-12-a-little-bit-of-everything.html
Or Sid was wearing a cup like any person with a brain would.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/gif-of-the-game-11-6-craig-adams-ball-tapped-sidney-crosby-after-the-game.html
If the Pens win tonight...
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/gameday-12-pittsburgh-penguins-at-winnipeg-jets.html
It's a good signing. Hell, it just might be a great signing. Because all you haters out there just don't realize how hard it is to come by a goalie like MAF, much less one better than him. You want better than MAF? Okay, first one needs to be available, then the team needs to sign him to $7-8 per year contract. Oh and there goes the Penguins depth as they dump some players to keep that super goalie. Just like quarterbacks in the NFL. Please piss and complain about how a good one isn't as good as someone else. But someone else isn't available nor is he cheap. By the way, super star goalies Lunquist, Miller, and Luongo all have something in common. What exactly is that?
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/
You say the Letang mistake can't happen, it did. And it didn't cost the Pens the game. As I recall a Crosby mistake lead to a goal against and the eventual game loss earlier this season. The stars will make mistakes sometimes. Let's not get bent about it happening once in a while.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/recap-game-11-know-the-rules-wild-fans.html
Minnesota memory lane… Back when Minnesota had a better name and better uniforms.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/gameday-11-pittsburgh-penguins-at-minnesota-wild.html
@samkam I'm sure there are a bunch of haters that was hoping they meant that.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/after-the-first-10-stats-and-a-look-back-at-initial-predictions.html
@Vlad2222 I got a good laugh after seeing it. I needed it.
3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/recap-game-10-taking-care-of-business.html
@Zhan Always something to complain about.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/snapshot-pens-just-had-to-show-up.html
While this was clearly a men vs. boys game, it was still an NHL team and the Pens were flawless. They could have very easily let their guard down thinking the game was going to be a cake walk. Instead they dropped their balls on the chins of the Sabres, put up 3 more PP goals, and a shutout. The Pens have been lights out for the past week and damn isn't it fun?
@brendannn Sabres got beat so bad, this happened anyway.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/gameday-10-buffalo-sabres-at-pittsburgh-penguins.html
@brendannn @thepensblog The ONLY thing I feel shitty about when it comes to this blog is all the bullshit bashing everyone does in the comments. It's old and meaningless now.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/beating-the-trap-doesnt-have-to-be-pretty.html
@Clappers2799 They have been posting this blog for 7-8 years and now you just show up as if you have any credibility to bring to the table. Internet bro, you are nothing.
Pens win 8-3 and there are more people complaining about it than celebrating it. Why the fuck do you guys even watch?
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/recap-game-8-the-powerplay-rolls.html
Solid effort all around by the Pens last night. They scored when they had to on a very good defensive team and a really good goalie. The Pens power play continues to be unreal. And the really good news is that the PK is coming together. Pens were 30th in the league on PK, as of last night they were 21st. That is some good progress in just a few games.
1 month ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/
@Craig Ross Damn Craig, I was wrong about you. See I previously posted that you would turn on the team at the first 3 game losing streak. I was so wrong, it only took 2 games.
1 month ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/recap-game-6-weve-got-some-bad-news-for-you.html
1 month ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/gameday-6-pittsburgh-penguins-at-detroit-red-wings.html
At least the guy was considerate to the taxpayers. He is already wearing orange so we don't have to issue him clothes when he is in the slammer.
1 month ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/at-least-a-flyer-fan-got-arrested-on-rivalry-night.html
I didn't like the idea of Steve Downie being on this team. But I have to admit, he did his job yesterday and it helped lead the team to a win. That check he put on that dude was epic.
1 month, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/recap-game-4-isles-arent-ready-for-primetime-yet.html
@jonesmalaco I saw the slo-mo replay. It was clear that the puck coming off Malkin's stick was flat. Just after you see it passing Hornquist, it was wobbling. Clear sign that someone or something tipped it. But does it really matter? The goal was for the Pens and either way, Geno still got a point.
1 month, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/snapshot-pens-stand-up-to-isles-win-3-1.html
Duper further proving what it means when people say, "He'll be alright, he's a hockey player." They don't say that shit about any other athletes. Tough as balls.
1 month, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/
After seeing that goal waived off, I had a really bad feeling it was going to still cost us. That was a really bad call and Dallas was pissed. It put them on a mission which they clearly succeeded. Bad penalty Sid took at the end, even worse PK to try to stop it. That PK is so bad. It's hard to watch when we used to be #1 at it.
Can I haz a Pens game to watch?
1 month, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/the-mechanical-penguins.html
@Craig Ross You of all people has been the most delusional about this franchise. All you ever did was shit on it. Even during the high times, you went out if your way to find some negative. Now after 2 games you want to pound your chest and tell everyone how you were right and the Penguins are achieving a dream? Seriously, go fuck yourself, Craig. 2 games does not make for a dream, it simply makes for a good couple of moments. And where will you be when the Pens hit a 3 game losing streak this year? Right back where you were, shitting all over them. Don't insult the actual fans of this team by claiming you too are a fan. I honestly don't know what the hell you are other than a miserable person happy with seeing the failures of others. You really don't understand what it means to be a fan.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/game-2-recap-pens-win-5-2.html
@LoranMannIsTheMann Sid didn't seem to have problems scoring goals under Bylsma before. Pretty sure it was that wrist injury they admitted to after they were eliminated. Bylsma wasn't the answer for this team anymore, but he wasn't the reason Sid couldn't score last playoffs.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/2014-archives/quick-cap-pens-cruise-again-5-2-win-in-toronto.html
@SirDanforth Yeah it's only game 2. But honestly, that fan knew better to believe it would get better. It won't this year. It's Toronto. They never make any really bold moves to be successful. 1967 lives on.
2-0 and no bridge jumpers to be seen anywhere. Feels pretty good. But I won't get too high. Sill, our PK is brutal. IMO that is the number 1 thing to fix. Not sure about Flower so far. He hasn't be meltdown terrible, but he is still far from his best right now. Hopefully that will come in time. But offense is fantastic. People love to see goals. The Pens already put up 11 in 2 games. Good lord.
Is Staff getting some kickbacks for Apple on this promotion? Get serious Apple lemmings, it's just a phone and doesn't do anything better than any other top of the line smartphone. (Except empty your wallet faster.)
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://thepensblog.com/