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"Least Professional Bloggers"? I do believe we've just called Hockeenight out. Someone hold me coat..
1 month, 1 week ago on Cheer the Podcast: Episode 16, Part 1
@JE as I mentioned, people that i trust think JJ is a decent guy, and he comes across that way on the puckcast he was on.. but his "Insider" schtick gets too much to bear, sometimes
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Too Much Dumb..
@The Other One heh, yes. We get along just fine!
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Among The Pines: Blackhawks 2 Wild 1 (Hawks win series 4-2)
@elfslinger DingDingDing! Exactly, my friend!
6 months ago on Playoff Beered Update!
@wardrums Thanks, Wardy.. but what was the point of punching him in the final seconds?
7 months ago on It’s All A Game: Stars 2 Hawks 4
@Roy Batty Gotten is perfectly acceptable.. that's the Anglo-Saxon form of the word and only fell into general disuse in England in the 20th Century.. it's still in use in much of the North of England and also the North-East of the US. Got no problem with 'Forgotten', eh?
*sigh* we've Sold Out. The next step is sure to be snorting coke off expensive hookers while we loll around in guitar-shaped jacuzzis that are filled with Bollinger ...
8 months ago on Novelty Hockey: A Sponsored Post @ CtA
@jaylaurie90 That is, indeed what I'm doing, for some bizarre reason of my own.. actually running out of song titles (off a 42 song album, and all!)
8 months, 4 weeks ago on This Ain’t No Picnic: Hawks @ Sharks Preview
@wardrums thanks man.. same to you!
10 months ago on Political Song For Michael Jackson To Sing: Kings 0 Hawks 1
@MarcRader I thoroughly agree on the Hawks' legs going: I think it started midway through the 2nd. It wasn't helped by Q effectively benching Bickell and Bollig and seriously reducing Shaw's TOI. The big guns were being asked to play 20+ minutes on the 2nd of a back-to-back against a very physical StL team.. not a recipe for success
10 months ago on A Pain Merely Temporary: Blues 6, Blackhawks 5 (Shootout)
@elfslinger Thank you.. DGB is indeed the very best. Glad to introduce him to more folk..
10 months, 2 weeks ago on Here Comes The Weekend: 5 Things To Ponder
@BartlSTATS4 He's right, you know.. I noticed Bob was commenting on NHL.com.. that's what your absence has driven him to! If you don't do more boxing, next thing you know he'll be commenting on Puck Daddy and then we'll have to have either an Intervention or an Exorcism.
10 months, 3 weeks ago on Scoring Spree: Boxing with Blackhawks (7) and Flyers (2)
@Donald Segretti Surely you're not suggesting a Hockey player might conceal an injury? Seriously, though, I've not noticed that much of an issue with Pirri's skating, but then again maybe watching Handzus lumbering around out there has dulled my perception a little!
11 months ago on Is Brandon Pirri in Trouble?
@HockeenightsCT It does, and good point about Dallas. What it also underlines (as if we needed it) is that Q doesn't trust Pirri in close games (and the Dallas game was far tighter than Phoenix). I think the only way we don't see Pirri shuffling back & forth from RFD till the Deadline is if someone gets long-term hurt or Bowman does a "John Scott" and trades one of Q's little buddies out from under him.
I'll agree with that. But if they're asking the question and gettiing stonewalled/fobbed off then they sure as hell aren't talking about it as much as they smirkingly report "We'll see=Yes in Q-Speak". I undestand the circumstances they operate in but I seriously doubt a Kuc or Sassone or Lazerus or Myers will get the boot just for asking some questions.
11 months ago on Questioning Joel
hey, wardy. It was a flying visit my friend. next time I'm over I'll make sure you get advance notice!
11 months, 1 week ago on The Big Foist: Hawks @ Oilers Preview
this is the trial set-up.. obviously we know that some of these guys have hardly played.
1 year, 1 month ago on NEW: Chicago Blackhawks Community Ratings for 2013-2014 Season
@admused I watched that happen in 1999. Threw a beer can at the TV, stomped off to the store to get a bottle of gin, my brother and I didn't exchange a word until we were halfway down it. Have never seen either goal since. That's how much that upset me.
But you're dead right: it was more or less a carbon-copy
1 year, 3 months ago on Bulin The Heather: Hawks Free Agency
@wardrums @Jeffrey Bartl @trsimmons58 there was nothing legal about the Upchuck hit (I like the nickname!)
It's just a combination of "ITZ DA PLAYOFFSS" and a league that only pays lip-service to eliminating concussions
1 year, 4 months ago on One. Bruins 1 Hawks 3 (series 3-2 Hawks)
it's a malt drink that very old people love. I expect Jagr's got some in a thermos on the bench
1 year, 4 months ago on East Meets West. Insults Ensue. A Word from Days of Y'Orr
@monocleman1 isn't everyone?
1 year, 4 months ago on The Wine Cooler: Episode 6 - Really? Brandon Bollig? For Game 1? Of the Stanley Cup Final?
@Bullitt315 @wardrums that's a good point.. but if the refs called it a cross check, then they have no option to extend the Minor (according to ver book)
1 year, 4 months ago on Burn, Hollywood, Burn. Kings 3 Hawks 4 (2OT), Hawks win series 4-1
@Bullitt315 @wardrums the Soccer starts at a reasonable time here (unlike Hockey.. damn inconsiderate!) The refs can't really call a cross-check a high-stick.. any more than they could call Too Many Men an Interference penalty. maybe a gap in the rules that needs looking at..
@wardrums thanks, mate. The cross-checking rule doesn't allow for a 4 minute minor (unlike the high-sticking rule). And yes, I liked 20 in particular.. that play where he squeezed his way through two d-men to get a shot in.. Brandon Saad is the truth
thank you.. I don't watch the Hawks on TV (although a cable channel called Premier Sports carries selected games over here). It's the magic of the interwebs and *cough* completely legitimate streams for me.
1 year, 4 months ago on Regicide: Hawks 3 Kings 2 (Series 3-1)
1 year, 4 months ago on Wish You Were Here, Buddy.
Thanks, my Frent. That's all credit to Elvis.. he went above and beyond the call of duty with the depth of his answers.
1 year, 5 months ago on To Catch A King.. CHI-LAK Series Preview with a Special Guest
1 year, 5 months ago on TRH PLAYOFF PREVIEW PARTY: MIDWESTERN HOSPITALITY
you don't think that aimlessly chewing dry chips, feeling the sharp points puncture the roof of your mouth and making swallowing excruciatingly painful is much more appropriate for a Game 7?
1 year, 5 months ago on 5 Ways To Survive Game 7
@AppState heh! thanks.. and I figured "They want to destroy everything I hold dear for kicks" anyway, so riling them up a bit can't possibly make it any worse
1 year, 5 months ago on Holiday Road: The 2013 Regular Season
@Tinmann Thanks! I, personally wouldn't say Hossa was ineffective: he was a +5 on Corsiand his pass for Toews' goal was a thing of beauty (he also played very sharply on both scoring PPs.. including a great keep in to set up the second goal) But yes, he drew the Zetterberg assignment last night and that cut down on his dash a bit. Plus he's having the usual Marian Hossa playoffs experience.. he'll be invisible for a couple of games but can still pop up and win one in the blink of an eye.
1 year, 5 months ago on New Dawn Coming: Wings 1 Hawks 4 (series 3-2)
@JimNakis @BBOX I miss those guys. We should get them a fruit basket.
1 year, 5 months ago on Things To Do In St. Louis When You’re Dead
By the way... Kudos to Slak for creating the "Ryan Reaves Lives In A Dumpster" meme.. it's featured in a couple of these pics. He sets the bar for all of us in terms of Blues-Hate
Heh.. thanks. Which college are you at and how do you like Dublin?
1 year, 5 months ago on Boooo-urned. Hawks 3 Wild 0 (series 3-1)
aye. And considering what's in the prospect pool, they can be replaced quite easily.
1 year, 5 months ago on Reality Bites: Wild 2 Hawks 5
I'll give you some "apple's" and "orange's" and drop 500 "coconut's" on your skull to suggest how you actually use the possessive apostrophe. And I prefer to be called "Shantelle" when I dress up like a woman.
1 year, 5 months ago on Hated Respect for Detroit; Just Hate for St. Louis
I think the tough part is going to be the High Level of Personal Hygiene. And the Dancing. Lots and lots of Dancing. #BeingGayIsOneBetterThanOwningAniPhone
@AdamPlace @@TheRealQStache @BBOX @TheRealQStache well, good. Because I've seen your future. And it involves a distinct sweeping motion.
@AdamPlace yes, you're right, We Hawks fans are sick of seeing the like of Kane. Toews and Hossa skate rings around their opponents. We're crying out for a Captain who thinks its much more important to skate out of position to deliver a bordeline check,
@Nick320 @@TheRealQStache @TheRealQStache
hurling abuse at St Louis on a Blachhawks site.. who'd have thunk it?
@JimNakis Kim Johnsson is a Congressman? Lack of ambition right there.. Illinois prefers to let many, many dead people vote.
I'm guessing, from the Love we're getting from StL, that somehow Bartl's article got linked on www.doIhaveherpes?.com
@JimNakis we'll buy our elections good & clean, dammit!
@Jekyll1489 it's, like, totally inappropriate to use that video, man. Because, like, TJ had an Upper-Body- Owwie and his mom wasn't there to "Kiss it Better". So, even though he tried to be a brave soldier, he ruined his Ninja Turtles undies (and they're his favourites)
and like that.. they're gone.
Our FRENTS from StL appear to have behaved like a Roman Polak shift: "Arrive, do incredibly stupid things, go away again; leaving only a faint stench of failure and fecal matter" I'll miss them. We should get them a fruit basket.
@JesusMarianHossa @BBOX ha! and I thought I was the only douche peeling these mofos for fun
cool. I found your Mom there too.
@BBOX that 96k dial up is pretty slow