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@FuxDatAss @cblack66 Winning the Stanley Cup is one of the hardest professional sports challenges. Like Bylsma or not, in 2009 he took a team that was struggling terribly, turned it around in the regular season and marched them to a Cup championship.
I'm not a huge Disco supporter, but sometimes the players have to get the job done too and that isn't *all* on the coaches. Even though he had two assists tonight, I can't recall a standout positive play made by Crosby - maybe the cross-ice pass that Kunitz whiffed on?
Hopefully this will be a wakeup call. I have to believe that these guys thought getting the CBJ in the first round meant a cake walk. They certainly know they are in a series now.
2 hours, 13 minutes ago on
@cblack66 Bobo's first playoff win too...
2 hours, 18 minutes ago on
If the powerplay has an AVERAGE night the Pens win this one going away. Not to mention the second shortie of the series. I know the mantra is don't get too high off a win and don't get to low off a loss in the playoffs but the *way* they lost this one hurt. Not to mention that instead of a stranglehold on the series they now head to Nationwide to play a confident team that is probably getting their 71 back on Monday...
5 hours, 25 minutes ago on
Who would have predicted that Bilbo Gibbons getting hurt would be what turned the series around for Columbus? Crosby REALLY looked off tonight. Everyone else showed flashes (Neal played a great first OT) but I can't remember a strong play by 87. Maybe the crossing pass that Kunitz whiffed on?
5 hours, 30 minutes ago on
@nb15 @KyleSchroeck Besides the Pens, I think the Blues/Hawks is my favorite series so far.
Hearing Steigy and Errey call the antics of Boone Jenner and Jack Skille ("Skilly") was awesome in game 1. Made me think of a sitcom-drama like the Dukes of Hazzard (Boone and Skilly??)
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12 hours, 20 minutes ago on
@BillyBoy123 Doo-be doo-be doooooo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE2dI4qnoiA
13 hours, 3 minutes ago on
I vote GIF of the century (so far)
16 hours, 11 minutes ago on
@PenGeno The actual cannon in the arena is pretty cool, though. I've seen four games at Nationwide and when that durned thing goes off it is LOUD
4 days, 4 hours ago on
Schweet! That is so full of awesome it almost looks fake.
4 days, 20 hours ago on
@Stillson_14 @Craig Ross While I'll admit that the OT goal looked like Disco Dan ordered MAF to flub it, I'm not sure what game CR was watching on Saturday. Did he miss the 15 minutes plus without a Phlyer shot? Three goals in the final five minutes? The game-tying goal with under a minute left? The first three-on-three OT I recall ever seeing?
5 days, 8 hours ago on
This. This is why it is AWESOME to have Columbus in the Eastern Confrence!!!
6 days, 13 hours ago on
You should make your friend watch every game from the 1996 Eastern Conference Finals when a terrible (swept in finals) Panthers team obstructed clutched and interfered their way to a seven game win over the Lemieux Jagr Francis Penguins. Even as just a hockey fan I know which team I would rather watch....
1 week, 2 days ago on
As the annoying announcers said "as a forward you feel the pressure from the d-man and you go into the goalie and they will never call you for it". Brooks has to be our smart veteran d leader, no?
And here we go again.
1 week, 3 days ago on
Feh. Terrible effort on second goal. Orpik should try knocking guys AWAY from Fleury not into him...
@Bilbo Gibbons I'll have whatever he's smoking...
1 week, 4 days ago on
@steelr66 Want either on the ice more than Gibbons? Um, yes please?
3 weeks ago on
He was terrible. Two steps slow all night.
1 month ago on
Stayed up late to watch after hoops. Good lord but that was ridiculous. Very strange game for the Pens. It seemed like the puck was bouncing really strange for the Pens tonight - besides the vomit own goals there were all sorts of weird hops over sticks or like Geno just not being able to knock the puck down with his glove in the Detroit zone with seven seconds left. Very frustrating.