Monday, April 14, 2008

Playoff GameDay (1.3) -- Pens at Sens


Scotiabank Place
The Home of the JokeOut.

Finally, the series moves Nord des lignes.
That means "north of the border."

And the only reason we know that is because Die Hard With A Vengeance was on TNT Sunday.

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Again, it would be insulting to everyone to describe how huge this game is.
If the Pens go up 3-0, the series is over, finished, done.

If the Sens win, the next 48 hours will be tense times.

But you gotta feel good with Sidney Crosby playing in the capital city of his home country
in the spotlight of the media that's been following his every move since he was 7.

And you gotta feel nice about Hossa coming back to his old stomping grounds
with a chip on his shoulder.

Will Sens fans boo Hossa?

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[-2.jpeg]
"Anybody know who got the puck to the net on Malone's game-winning-goal play in Game 2?
Dicks."

Apologies for the premature notion that an Amber Alert may be put out for Marian Hossa.

We're still guaranteeing a goal tonight.

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:: What's the best thing to do when a team has you down 2 games to none?
Obviously, you try to piss them off.

Every trip from the locker room to the ice, the Pens will go past a huge mural
that depicts last year's season-ending handshake. [ Ottawa Sun ]

[fullj.getty-73910016pm017_pens_sens_jpg_10_45_49_pm.jpg]

What a mistake.
It must be noted that the mural was put up before the Sens knew they were playing the Penguins.

:: Jason Spezza will be suiting up tonight.
And Danny Alfredsson is a maybe. [ TSN ]

:: Breaking News: Sens will try to feed from their home crowd. [ TSN ]

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BRENNANBLOG

E-MAIL #1

-----Original Message-----
From: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Sun 4/13/2008 9:55 PM
To: Don Brennan
Subject: Senators

SUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Gary Roberts can hit you so hard that he can actually alter your DNA. Decades from now your descendants will occasionally clutch their heads and yell "What The Hell was That?"

LET'S GO PENS!


From: "Don Brennan"
To: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 00:26:55 -0400
Subject: RE: Senators

I'm saying what the hell was that about your email
gary roberts has no desire to hit me

db

E-MAIL #2

-----Original Message-----
From: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Mon 4/14/2008 4:42 PM
To: Don Brennan
Subject: Solid Writing

A bull rode Gary Roberts for six seconds.


From: Don Brennan
To: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 16:46:23 -0400
Subject: RE: Solid Writing

great

db

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[ Ray C., a firefighter from Dormont ]

[ Justin F. McConnell ]

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Conks won his matchup against Hedberg over at [ NHLToL ]

Conks: 56%
Moose: 44%

MAF and Sabu are coming up soon, too.

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NHL Commish Gary Bettman was none too pleased
with Sean Avery's antics in MSG on Sunday night. [ James Mirtle ]

(The video of the incident is in the post below this one.)

"It's something that we're going to address,
probably in the realm of either goaltender interference, or unsportsmanlike conduct.

We'll put the clubs on notice before we make that interpretation.
But the ingenuity and creativity of things we've never seen before never ceases to amaze us. But we'll deal with it."

Gary Roberts, thoughts on Sean Avery?

"He's an idiot."

[ ESPN.com ]

Thanks to everyone who sent that link in.

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Ladies and Gentlemen,

As we prepare for the upcoming game, let us pray..

Our Roberts, who art in Pittsburgh, Gary be thy name.
The Playoffs come, The cup be won,
to Pittsburgh in the Arena called Mellon.

Give us this day our daily Pensblog
and forgive us our reporters as we job those who job against us
And lead us not into Philly, But deliver us from Ottawa,
For thine is the Crosby, and the Malkin, and the Fleury for ever and ever.

AMEN!

Now, LET'S GO PENS!!!!

-- Cblogger WHISTLER --

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Andy and Red performed well in the friendly confines of Mellon Arena, U.S.A.

But now we are headed into the belly of the beast, the capital city of Canada.

Hacksaw is 3-0-1 this season.

He made the 9-hour drive to Ottawa, pissed as shit.

And he is bleeding red-white-and-blue.


HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Go Pens

195 comments:

tripledeke said...

Is it just me or is it that everytime i read 'db' at the end of brennan's emails i read immediately say douchebag in my head

Christina said...

HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

coffeytalk said...

Also watched DIEHARD: With a Vengeance.

I will watch that or any Diehard any time all the time.

oh yea.

LETS GO PENS!!!!!!

Jaybird said...

The Ottawa Sun has been a joke since it came out. University students in this city are not even allowed to use it as a reference. This is the same newspaper that compared this year's Sens (after starting 15-2) to the 1976 Canadiens (who had already won three cups in that decade) making coffee shoot out of my nose at breakfast that morning. How clueless is this guy with his email responses?

Flyer Hater said...

Not going with the hot hand in Andy and Red, what a mistake.

You should never do anything to insult the greatness that is the Shawshank Redemption.

Jeff Spicoli said...

Stoosh, man, sorry im late to answer your question, its just like this new schedule is totally confusing....

anyway, im totally baked and i forgot what you asked in the first place. Buts lets go pens right? allright haha. righteous.

anyways duudes. im getting like totally amped for this game.

The Big K said...

Pens in OT.
HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

GwinTheEskimo said...

maybe that mime

stokes said...

if the Pens can weather the "storm" that will be the first ten minutes of the game, then, they're golden. if they can even score first in those first ten minutes, ScotiaBank Place could become a zombie town. or suicide city.


GO PENS

Dr. Turkleton said...

aloha, spicoli:

you look like a prettier, younger kasparitis in your profile pic....

later, bra




[Hossa]

Whistler said...

the prayer had been posted! Wooooooo!!!

Thanks staff!!!

Hosea remdemption night starts now.

BlacknGold66 said...

I honestly don't think it can be said enough how awesome tPB and thus, Cblog is/are.

From everyone's badass grandma's to Jeff Spicoli making an appearance...

The "Don't mess with the Family" attitude on cblog... meeting strangers at games... IN DIFFERENT CITIES (see: D.C.)...

And then the conversations and drama that takes place in posts such as Big Bird, the Fluery/Conk hearing...

Now Hacksaw getting the spot-start in Canada.

I love this blog.

And I LOVE this Penguins team.

LET'S GO PENS!!!

Nick Saia (usa) said...

my email to brennan a minute ago:

Gary Roberts ate a whole cake at his bachelor party before one of his buds could tell him there was a stripper inside.
WWGRD

Nick Saia (usa) said...
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Jeff Spicoli said...

DR. Turkleton-
hey bud, lets party...
haha I LOVE THAT DUDE! Kasparaitis is a maniac...
haha anyway

any of you dudes know where to find this game streaming online today?

dhudzin said...

http://sports.yahoo.com/nhl/scoreboard

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

GO PENS

dhudzin said...

Sorry, the above link is a stream for tonight and appears to be for the rest of this series.

Ashley said...

wooooo c-blog finally loads for me. Dial-up Gore S-U-C-K-S

Steigy and Bourque on "On The Record" right now. They say that Crosby isn't 100%, which we all knew anyway, and that he'll benefit greatly if the Pens can wrap this series up quickly.

I won't predict a Pens win because I don't want to jinx things and I'm not sure who is coming back to the Sens lineup and what the Ottawa crowd will do for that team...but I'm still liking our chances of winning the series.

Go Pens!!

TheNWChica said...

Spicoli...

You can watch the game on Yahoo; they've got on tonight.

The Big K said...

MY EMAIL TO DOUCHE BRENNAN:

Donny man,

Who do you think you are?
What is your deal, really?
You're articles are all really biassed.
You don't much know the game of hockey.
You walked away from a chance to own up and go with BGL.
You suggest that the only way for your pathetic team to win is to injury El Sid?
You are right!
But you can't put that in writing.

Will you admit it's over at about 11:00 tonight?

JOB CITY

Joke.
Stop writing for the paper.

P.S. You're the first guy I've ever written hate mail to! Idiot.
Sorry to sound all grumpy.

You're a jobber,
A ticked off Pens fan who is ready to bury the Sens

GOLF SENS GOLF!

Jeff Spicoli said...

righteous dudes!
thanks for the help. I think Justin.tv has it on again tonight as well. Heres the link brahs

http://www.justin.tv/rags2riches
haha

TheNWChica said...

Oops! dhudzin beat me to it. *g* Thanks dude! :)

Whoooooooooooooooooo! LET'S GO PENS!

Hip said...

@nick saia - I just completely lost it. I mean, I practically peed myself reading that. Funny shit.

@BNG66 - you bring a tear to my eye. I'm just honored to be a part.

@ashley - my jacked connection here in MT won't even load the fucking PS. Unreal.

GO PENS!!

chris l. said...

Staff et al.: Awesome work, as always. From the on-air mention a few weeks back, to the Charlie t-shirt behind the Flyers' bench at the end of the season. It's a little insider smile - like you know something awesome that regular people cannot understand.

Just like every Pens player knows what tonight means.

Every Pens fan knows it too.

It is the epitome of momentumblog.

Hossa will be On. Fire.

Like the Chili Peppers' cover of Jimi Hendrix.

Do it.

Alfie surprise? Whatev. Bring it.

GO PENS!!!

Pensblog Staff said...

ASHLEY -- Hate to job you, but this a job of love.

Take any and every injury and health update with a grain of salt during the playoffs.

It's for planting the seed in Ottawa's mind that Bing isn't 100%, when he probably is.

John McClane:

"You know, your brother was an asshole."

That makes me laugh uncontrollably every time.

go pens

ac

Eric K said...

@ big k
GOLF SENS GOLF...thats classic man.

Duggan to Murray:
"Your wife's a HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO"

Go Pens

mmmk1989 said...

For the first time in a while, i have really been looking forward to a monday.

Roberts comment about avery is priceless. Years from now, Roberts will be remembered as a warrior. avery, a guy who nailed hookers.

i know brodeur is a pretty classy guy, but he should have given avery a close up of what a waffle blocker looks like.

LETS GO PENS!!!!!!

TheNWChica said...

@BigK:

You're killing me little dude! Rock on!

Dr. Turkleton said...

word on the street is that Alfie has a broken rib...

but it's ok cause it's his extra one

wilsmith said...

wilsmith had a great idea today.

well, i think it's great. you will see someday.

Flyer Hater said...

Daniel Alfreddjoke is playing.

Sooska said...

pregameblog: Alfie has skated out for warmups.

Pensgirl said...

Omenblog: listening to music on the metro, and what comes on? My cousin's song...called "The Road's Been Good to Me."

Nick Saia (usa) said...

@hip
i have three favorites.. and that^ is usually number one.... my others are:

Global warming doesn't exist, Gary Roberts got chilly and turned up the sun (which i wrote in a pst a couple days ago)

and

Hallen Keller's favorite color is Gary Roberts.

Flyer Hater said...

Uh oh, Stan Savran is about to report bad news concerning the Penguins' lineup tonight.

Stunned.

Christina said...

WWGRD?

sit out tonight's game w/ a sore groin. dejectionblog.

pg article

Katie said...

Post Gazette just posted that Gary Roberts is not playing tonight!!!!! Groin injury. Day to Day. Others will step up! Here's the link.

http://www.postgazette.com/pg/08105/873296-100.stm

Flyer Hater said...

OH.

MY.

GARY.

Roberts is out for tonight's game.











STUNNED.

narcolept said...

no gary :(

J.S. said...

fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck!!

j.s. = stunned

stokes said...

Superman wears Gary Roberts underwear.

dhudzin said...

You know, I have to think the groin injury is in some way similar to Gary's broken leg. I know it's a tough pill to swallow, but I was freaking out thinking it was going to be Bing, Bugsy, or Hossa. Less of four evils? Possibly.

Christina said...

@dhudzin
my first thought was malkin - and i was preparing to be devastated

Pensblog Staff said...

holy god

Flyer Hater said...

Scary Gary isn't out because of injury, the NHL has decided to give the Senators a break.

Nick Saia (usa) said...

boys (and girls), this game just took on a deeper meaning.

win this one for gary

chris e said...

Let's do this shit!

J.S. said...

It took me not one, but two seperate posts to realize that the Hossa/Million Dollar Belt shop was something I did a few weeks ago.

Like the staff says, don't worry if it's not posted right away. I almost forgot that was mine. Short-term-memoryblog.

Nick Saia (usa) said...

this intro is gayer than charlie

Brett said...

Roberts out, Alfagson in. I can't help but be slightly nervous.

I hope Hossa makes me eat my own pants tonight.

Dr. Turkleton said...

it's the ottawa version of Mr. Mcfeely !!!!!!!!!

Koz said...

Wow it would be nice to see Americans care to sing our Anthem.

goosebumps

mookieproof said...

all right, that anthem guy is awesome

JYo said...

re: "Not going with the hot hand in Andy and Red, what a mistake."

I don't think they're allowed to leave the country. Hacksaw will take care of business. HOOOOOOOOOO!

FNS-burgh feed on Yahoo! I thought it might be some job feed from Ottawa, pleasant surprise.

Jebus the XIV said...

Question on that Penguins penalty: did Gerber do an axle or a lutz when he embellished that goaltender interference call?

Kidding aside, I'm just glad I get to watch this game tonight. Missed the game Friday for a wedding over the weekend, and yea. Just ready to watch some playoff hockey.

dhudzin said...

Need a solid shift by Gino or Bing to quench this nervousblog

JYo said...

Weathering the storm so far, but its time to turn the tide and star dominationblog up again. A goal for the Pens would quite that arena right quick.

JYo said...

*quiet, not quite

War Penguin said...

Phil Bourque dropping the USS Hal Gill reference = lifechanging.

PensfanSeoul said...

Phil Bourque just said "USS Hal Gill" on the radio call....

me=stunned.

J.S. said...

that "anthem guy" I think checked my bags at a hotel once.

Flyer Hater said...

On that Hossa breakaway early in the first,


66 Buries it.

The Big K said...

Dominationblog is forthcoming.
Scotiabank is not the Igloo

Go Pens.
Dominationblog

Flyer Hater said...

the big k, our Igloo is much louder than Scotiahomo Place. Not even close.

Brett said...

Don Cherry is such a prick! He gave Ron or w/e his name is a dirty look because his hand might have grazed the imaginary line between the two of them.

bluzdude said...

The Sens' intro would be an embarrassment to any self respecting team. Fits right in at Ottawa though.

Dr T...
Good call on Mr McFeely... yeesh... I always knew that guy was up to no good.

Chase said...

i got on thepensblog right as c-blog was at 66 comments. here's where it turns around.

Hossa time.

stokes said...

that crowd is a joke. any time a sen goes down, automatic penalty. anytime the puck goes into the pens zone, automatic goal. they're a bunch of jack asses. and not intelligent.

dhudzin said...

My internet just went out and I turn it back on to see Foligno on the bench and them announcing the Sens goal. Badluckblog.

Senator42 said...

Did it just get quiet in here?

jackedlobster said...

Get Whitney out of there!!!!

dhudzin said...

Look at the Sens fan stalking the c-blog waiting for his chance to say some snide comment. That's just priceless.

Too bad it only lasted what, 2 minutes?

Senator42 said...

True nuff, but it was due considering we couldn't clear our zone.

bluzdude said...

How quiet is it now?
It's Mad Max time...

Ujval said...

They should give an extra assist each to Whit and Scuds on the Max goal. Sick stuff.

Dr. Turkleton said...

senator42

gets 1 comment in in about 300+ of game posts....nicely played, sen-a-jobber

well, the Pens tanked enough to give the Sens a lead for at least 4 minutes this series...

Ottawas d pinches more than Charlie during a 3-way with Heatley & Alfie

Senator42 said...

2 comments... But that's understandable, I'm usually watching the game and not the computer...

Senator42 said...

Crosby: High and Offside...

Blackngold66 said...

New nickname for Letang.

Tugboat.

Any takers?

JYo said...

Right on Stokes. I was going to say the same thing. Scotiajoke crowd = joke. They are like a bunch of 13 year olds watching their team and all the calls MUST go their way or they cry. Jokes.

Malkin looks like 66 dominating on the puck at times.

Hossa may not be scoring goals, but he just saved on with a backcheck.

Predictionblog, Sydor is in for Whitney in game 4.

JYo said...

Early whistle jobs a goal away from the Pens. Senajoke lurker must have seen that while watching the game.

JYo said...

Murray's tear ducts are filling up again. Wahhhhhhhhhh!

mmmk1989 said...

to paraphrase bob errey-there's Roberts on the blackberry, texting, gonna order more fiji water for the gang"

haha, bob errey has his moments

on a side note, Roberts was sure not to look up at the camera, or else he would have ended hundreds of not thousands of lives in an instant

mmmk1989 said...

and just as i hit publish, errey said "pickle stab"

bluzdude said...

I swear I've never heard a team or crowd cry so much for penalties.

Dr. Turkleton said...

senator42

I apologize....I forgot how difficult it is for Sens Fans In Toronto to type & watch tv at the same time...

don't you have some video to review???

The Seeker said...

Poyash to interview Hossa during 2nd intermission...

He should say he's surprised he's there and wasn't aware he even made the trip to Ottawa.

Flyer Hater said...

Sens trolls aren't even entertaining, just a waste of everyone's time. They're down 2-0 in the series and without the work of Martin "Dryden" Gerber, this game would be over.

J.S. said...

chicka-choo-choo, chicka-choo-choo

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v433/iamjs/superstartalbot.gif

bluzdude said...

Pens have to stop those giveaways in their own end... they just keep handing it over.

Loving the 4th line cycle though...

Dr. Turkleton said...

FH...

guess Senator Charlie will have to 'retire' for a bit...here's a PM I got from their board moderator:

Okay since every single one of your posts in some way or another is trolling or makes sexual references I'm suspending your posting abilities for a month. Please take this time to review the board rules (link below). I've also told the board admin to ban you if they feel it justified.

unless the sens come back & win this game, that jobber would've only needed to suspend me for a few more days....

The Seeker said...

Roberts was texting "Gary Roberts can slam a revolving door" to their Big Screen.

J.S. said...

Turk, could you re-register as "Charlie Alfredson" or "Mr. Senator Charlie"?

Flyer Hater said...

Dr. Turk, outstanding.

The Seeker said...

Dr Turk:

You are incorrigible...a regular delinquent!

bluzdude said...

@Dr T
You must be hitting pretty close to home to get them all riled up like that.

stokes said...

nice Turk. standing O.

JYo said...

Big K = Mr. Kennedy???

That would explain how Big K knows so much about hockey at such a young age, and why Kennedy looks like he is 13. What say you Big K?

Dr. Turkleton said...

@FH, the seeker....

I aim to please!

@j.s.

haven't tried that yet...Charlie's cousins might have to join their board....

JYo said...

SID!!!!!

dhudzin said...

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Ally said...

Staalsey!!!!!

I may have just peed my pants?

DeCeV said...

Senators = stunned

JYo said...

senajoke42: Did it just get quiet in Scotiajoke place???

JYo said...

Breaktheirspiritblog!!!

The Seeker said...

2 goals in 78 seconds!

SHOCK and frickin' AWE !

Ally said...

Chris Neil is a wanker. It must be said.

johnny said...

Wooo! Before I could even comment on Sid's goal, Staal puts one home.

Dr. Turkleton said...

now Sid has: 1 more goal, 3 more assists & 1 less vehicular homicide than danny heatley...

have we seen the last of senator42???

me thinks = yes

DeCeV said...

Hacksaw gave the team a 2nd intermission pep talk.

JYo said...

Neil = joke

Does he think this is MMA? Why is he punching everyone in sight tonight? Laraque says "You are stupid" and GR says "he's an idiot."

jackedlobster said...

Hahah Neil with the shout out over FSN "F%CK YOU GILL YOU F%CKIN PUSSY" hahaha

brought to you by...killyourteamblog

DeCeV said...

Neil comes off of the third rope to try and job the USS Hal Gill.

Ally said...

Sylvia Brown ain't got nothing on the Pensblog

HOSSA SCORES

justincredibleh said...

Pensblog = Psychic.

Lady Jaye said...

Hossa!!!!!!!

Brett said...

I saw his stick on the back post and knew....


PENSBLOG CALLED IT

bluzdude said...

"And like that... fssssht... it's gone."

johnny said...

Pensblog calling the Hossa goal!

Nostradamusblog!

justincredibleh said...

More like psychicblog.

jackedlobster said...

I can just hear the Sens fans now...

JYo said...

Hossa puts his money where Pensblog's mouth is and then the "classy" Ottawa fans show their true colors and throw crap on the ice. You stay classy Ottawa.

Dr. Turkleton said...

Vote for Murray as exec. of the year....

Commodore-64 & Stillslow for Corvo & Eaves....

BRILLIANT !!!!!!
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Steve In Denver said...

Pensblog rockin' their crystal balls.

Ally said...

Four years to the day since he scored his last one, scored it tonight against his old team...

*dons tinfoil hat*

J.S. said...

Hooooooooooooooooooooooooossa!!

Laura von Awesome said...

Holy shit guys! I may be a Leafer, but I have become a serious fan of both the Pens and Pensblog during the playoffs... I'm watching game 3 as I type, and all I could think of on the Hossa goal was, 'HOLY FUCK, THE PENSBLOG SAID..."

You guys are better psychics than Alfie... Enough said :P

Dr. Turkleton said...

jackedlobster said:

I can just hear the Sens fans now...

funny. All's I can hear are crickets & pins dropping....


BIG
POPPA
PUMP

Hacksaw....

HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

freddy's mole said...

Hossa should have three tonight. Did anybody else notice Malone getting put in a head lock during that Hossa goal? Those fans can keep begging for a penalty, but we're not the ones playing like idiots.

Dr. Turkleton said...

betcha anyone who can make it up to Kanata for Wednesdays game can get some tickets ---- ON.THE.CHEAP.

the lower bowl is emptying out: priceless


on second thought...the pens might tank game 4...would rather win the series on home ice [yeah, right!]

Jonny V said...

"I don't think they're allowed to leave the country. Hacksaw will take care of business." Outstanding observation

Hossa aims to please...he gave them a goodnight kiss for the evening MUAH!

Sooska, I looked up slimy worm whore on one of those translators: tenuis vermis meretricis. Get that on the back of a Rangers jersey...

Not to bring this feeling of euphoria down, but i have to give a shoutout to my gramma, battling lung cancer with Chemo treatments. She's slovak, and her maiden name is Cuper, pronounced Super, and damn straight she is...

BnG, i never understood the "shipmate" stuff while on dry land. Like i said before, i have yet to see any parts of a ship haha. And insisting on being called Doc def. deserves a pretty severe form of jobbing. Just make sure they don't suspect it's you (an angry corpsman with access to your medical records is never a good thing).

Looks like the fans are giving up on the Sens already. Game four's gonna be a blast. Flyer hater, how u feelin'? Groovy, eh?

Ally said...

CBC basically just guaranteed some deranged Sens fan is going to take a hit out on that optometrist (who told Fleury to ditch the yellow pads) by saying her name on-air.

She's a Sens fan.

Whooooops.

Sooska said...

"What's It All About, Alfie?" WHO????

LargeFarva said...

said it before and I'll say it again: You need the right guys hot at the right time...tonight everyone who was on, got OFF the shnide

Firing on all cylinders feels good.

How great does it feel to be a Pens fan right now?

To the faithful: Remember the Nov. 13th post and it being "cold in the basement"...congrats to everyone that didn't abandon the ship and is standing tall and proud now

HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!

JYo said...

Hossa = FSN player of the game

He says he'll show you where you can stick your potential Amber Alert!

Flyer Hater said...

Scotiajoke Place=stunned

Youcanhearapindropblog

J.S. said...

I'm really glad Spezza stepped up this post season.

With all of the time I've logged on the couch, I have only one less point and a better +/- than Spezz.

Flyer Hater said...

If Crosby would have missed that chance early in the period.

66 buries it.

It was coming.

Christina said...

Fleury quietly has another incredible game.

Hacksaw Jim comes through in a big way...as does one Marian Hossa!!

Christina said...

sometimes i scare myself...this morning i commented....

"Bing and Hossa each with 1+2 tonight...you know they'll both be fired up, with Bing remembering everything from the series last year, and Hoss looking to exorcise those ghosts of playoff past."

i was off by one Bing assist....yikes

The Seeker said...

This just in...

Free bus rides from Scotiabank Place to the nearest bridge.

KJ said...

wooot! very nice game and props to the nostradamuses of gdc for predicting the hossa goal!

Dr. Turkleton said...

start Conk on Wednesday to give MAF a blow? [justkiddingblog]

OK...now all those out there talking about a sweep...you can get you brooms out & have 'em at the ready!

#3 star: Foligno?

what?
Is Terry Murray picking the stars up at Scrotum Bank Place?

should have been MAF: for keeping the Sens at bay for their only good 20 minutes of hockey so far....

bluzdude said...

Had to love how they came out in the 3rd and sucked all the air out of the building. All the fans had left to do was boo... whatever...
Boo the face offs, boo the line changes, boo when the goalie grabs his water bottle... boo until there wasn't enough people to be heard any more. I bet they're in the parking lot right now, still booing.

Jonny V said...

ally, the article with her name on it came out about a week ago. She should move to Pittsburgh, imagine the business she'd get.

largefarva, I remember that time with the Penguin in the basement. It just makes this all the better!

Tony Robbins doesn't have shit on tPB when it comes to motivating players. Hossa with the high in points scored for the game.

Jeff Spicoli said...

WOAH! gnarly game dudes....

you guys are blowin' my mind with the hossa prediction... haha.. i was like wooooooah.
anyway.. LETS PARTY!

im so wasted dudes.

bitchin.

Flyer Hater said...

I think it's safe to say, Ottawa has peed on themselves.

Dr. Turkleton said...

where's senator42?

games over.

plenty of time to type now. [or cry.]

Sweet. Part I.
Reading tPB tomorrow.

Sweet. Part II.
Reading all the Sens jobbers' swine as they wallow around in their pool of misery.

Pensgirl said...
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The Big K said...

Off to SFIT to do some jobbing!
LET'S GO PENS!
Check the comments over there!

jammer jagger said...

i give the number 1 star to staal.

a goal that really separated us, as well as drawing the four minute minor to take us the rest of the way.

Pensgirl said...

Holy shit dudes, Nashville just scored twice in 9 seconds to tie and then lead the game against Detroit...3:48 left in the game.

If the Wings can't take it back we'll be the only 2-0 team to get it done in Game 3.

stokes said...

Hasek hasn't been this stunned since 2001.

J.S. said...

If the Pens win on Wednesday, can Lyndon Slewidge sing the anthem at my next inline game?

Steve In Denver said...

MAF = the WallFlower.

Brennan's gotta be halfway through a bottle of cheap whiskey and jingling a handful of painkillers in his hand right....about....now.

Ottawa's only game 4 highlight will be the Sludgemiller/Slewmonkey, whatever, guy singing the anthems. I bet he makes a mean plate of waffles, too.

xocharmedchildox said...

When i saw that tPB said Hossa would score, i kept telling my dad that and he was like, if tPB says it, it'll happen. Chillllls

lis said...

I think I've just become a giant Nashville fan!!!!!!!

Go Preds!!!

smitty said...

@ Flyer Hater,

I beleive at the 12 second mark of 3rd period, they may have pooped themselves also!

The Big K said...

Gerber=Swiss Cheese.

Turk, it OK to get excited now!? lol.

Ottawa won't even show up on Wednesday.

Flyer Hater said...

No, Hossa sucks. He scored a garbage goal and that doesn't really count. I miss Army making Sid laugh and EC killing fans in the stands with his shots.

I also believe that Conks should start game 4 because he's earned it. Each goalie should get a fair shot. If Conks was in their tonight he would have had a hat trick with his tremendous puck handling. I say we let Fleury go in the offseason and sign Conklin to a learn term contract.

/half of Pens nation in February.

Jokes.

stokes said...

Flyer Hater = Gary Roberts

Pensgirl said...

"Hey, Sid, how's the ankle?"

It's. Fine.

Dr. Turkleton said...

the big K

...I think it's ok now...[hahaha]

look at how the DET-NSH ended up tonight....

DET winning for 2 games, 2 periods and 16 minutes....in 9 seconds the series turns from 3-0 to 2-1...Just.Like.That.

& the Preds now think they have a chance
I didn't want the Sens to get those same 'feelings' as well if they got a W in game 3...

I just wanted to wait until that 3rd W...esp. on their home ice 1st, to get all giddy about moving onto Round 2.

DeCeV said...

@seeker - Dany Heatley is driving.

@pensgirl - Dallas can do it. Go Stars.

@steve in denver - Wallflower = solid nickname

I can't wait to read Brennan's next article. Probably something about Malone diving and Pittsburgh taking runs at Gerber. Mark it down. SFIT will have the video.

The Big K said...

Yeah Turk this feels awesome!
Now let's cut their throats out and bury them.
(If we haven't already).

Fleury29 said...

Garbage goal? The puck go to him, he calmly put it on the forehand and scored. That's not garbage.

How amazing was that Sid goal, though? Un-fucking-real.

Glad I got to watch that game. If for nothing else other than the Max Talbot goal celebration.

That's what makes life worth living.

coffeytalk said...

McClane: Asshole? I'm not the one who just got butt-fucked on national tv, Dwayne!

The Big K said...
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recchistillsucks said...

ya i was ready to blame the game on hacksaw too, flyerhater
lets go andy and red (stay with the hot hand)
but hey it worked out. lets go pens



[hossa]

Flyer Hater said...

Fleury29, sarcasmblog

Pensgirl said...

Decev, I'd forgotten about the Stars-Ducks series being a 2-0 one. Easternbiasblog. ;) But yeah, it'd be great if they could do it too. I would love nothing more than for both series to end up being sweeps.

Dr. Turkleton said...

the big K...

10 posts by cbloggers would lead to 10 replys by SFIT for a total of: 20 comments

he HAS to be too busy to reply to everyone...with all his video splicing & editing he needs to do....

heres the Senators 'Spartan' Opening from CBC

It looks like they were gripping their sticks a little TIGHT, if you know what I mean.....Neil appears to have 1 hand on his STICK and the other holding his _____.


[Hossa: WHEW!]

The Big K said...

How about Cryin Bryan?
Reminds me of Bill Belichick.
Whining, and lying about injuries.

Wasn't Alf like gonna change lives?
Jokes.

The Big K said...

Yeah SFIT ought to shut down.
He has picked the wrong group of people to fuck with I believe. Does he not know what tPB is capable of?

Idiot.

blufftalk said...

  HOOOOOOOOOOO(ssa)!!!

Dr. Turkleton said...

It's nice to see in that video that John Paddock was still able to find employment within the Senators organ-i-zation after getting FIRED by becoming: The Spartan [ironyblog?]


the big K....

I can see all those jobbers throwing in their .02¢ on cblog long after their team has been eliminated from the playoffs....

recchistillsucks said...

Seriously tho nice call on Hossa, tPB staff.
Anyway I was in Oakland for the game @the garage door, if anyone else goes to Pitt or lives close enough you should come down (right at Atwood and Forbes). It was a fun place to watch the game and if we get a few more we could make it a permanent spot

Steve In Denver said...

Hey Spicoli, can you hear that?
thud thud thud
That's my skull, I'm soooo Wasted!

The Big K said...

Turk.

I could see that as well.
Maybe a NYI fan will come on and gloat.
You know, about that fifth pick this year!

Or a Cryer fan, about how we are a dirty team.

Fleury29 said...

Oh, sorry Flyer Hater. Didn't have a chance to read the gameday post today and there were already a hundred and sixty-something C-Blog posts by the time I got home from the bar after the game.

My bad.

By the way, and I really think this is funny for some reason but right when Sid scored I was in the process of saying, "Look, mom, Sid's gonna turn this motherfucker into a woman," and biggety bam, Sid scores on the Gerber Baby.

Good times.

Hossa to all and to all a good night!

Dr. Turkleton said...

Pens - Sens have played 180 minutes:

amount of time Sens held a lead: 4:28
amount of time Pens held a lead: 112:23
amount of time tied: 63:09

so,FWIT....the Pens have been tied or ahead for 97.5% of the series, so far.......

wilsmith said...

Someone got paid to put that Spartan intro together. Wow.

Why is the Senators mascot a Spartan anyway?
-----
How big of a bust is Commodore? I don't understand why people think he's good. He's too slow to do anything. It seemed like any time the Pens were scoring or getting a good chance, there was Commodore standing beside the net, out of position, or cross checking someone in the side of the head. Get it together, Ginger.
----
Big K, keep the excitement, but you can never talk about the "next round".
---
The excitement on all those guys faces (especially staal) during their celebrations is what the playoffs are all about.

Gill's awesome. I don't care if he's slow. He manhandles people and just throws guys aside in front of the net. It's like he rediscovered a mean streak since the trade....a pretty collected mean streak, as he seems to not take many after-the-whistle penalties.

Are they doing the big screen for the away games?

Laura von Awesome said...

It's easy, people... the Pens have simply outplayed the Sens. After all, choking on cock is what the Sens do best :P

And again, props to tPB staff on the Hossa goal. That whole second period just gave me heart-failure and reminded me why I'm a hockey fan :D

Plus, I live in Ottawa... So if I can get to the game at ScotiaJoke Place, I most certainly will :P

You guys definitely have this Leafer's support to go all the way to the end!

Blow Sens Blow!

Go Pens!

coffeytalk said...

yes they are wilsmith. if the weather is nice i am down for big screen arenablog for wednesday!

wilsmith said...

dudes.


there's a positively amazing picture of some borderline homo activity going on at the game tonight in the yahoo photos. I'm going to bed, but I'm sure someone is going to work some magic with that, and I can't wait to see it.

coffeytalk said...

goodnight, c-blog.

i wish you all hossome dreams!

Stoosh said...

Postgame Thoughts Before Bed, dudes...

1. I wish I could get up to Ottawa by Wednesday, but I'm not sure they'll let me into ScotiaBank Place with this set of golf clubs marked "Jason Spezza".

2. Laura Von Awesome - first off, love the name. Second off, "choking on cock is what the Sens do best." So funny, but so true. Third, if you manage to make it to Wednesday's game, please show up with a broom as some sweeping will hopefully be on the agenda after the game is over.

3. Pay Fleury whatever the hell he wants this summer. What we are seeing, folks, is the evolution of our franchise goaltender into one of the names who will soon be mentioned among the league's elite netminders.

4. Wonder whatever happened to those hacks who used to tell me three years ago over at the LGP boards that Fleury wouldn't cut it in the NHL and the Pens would be better off investing in the development of Sabourin.

5. Back in January, I never thought I'd say this, but I really hope this organIzation goes out of its way to try to re-sign Brooks Orpik. Kid's made a believer out of me...what an overall force he's become in his own end.

6. Love to hear what the Ottawhine fans are going to say about this one. Simple answer: Your team had 34 shots and you beat Fleury once. Your asstastic defense and transition game gave up two goals in less than 90 seconds, and after that, your team folded up like a tent, managing only 7 shots in the third period. You can't blame the refs for that, Ottawhine fans.

7. If I was a Sens fan, I'd have trouble deciding who I'd hate more for putting my team behind the eight ball in big spots - Martin Lapointe or Chris Neil. Actually, that list might be getting a lot longer, but let's wait till Wednesday night to discuss that.

Stoosh said...

What a day, eh?

Began with a flurry of stories about kickass grandparents and ends with the Pens up three games to none and a chance to publicly eviscerate the Sens on their home ice in front of their own fans in Game Four, sending them to the golf course or their spa treatments for the summer.

In all seriousness, my sincerest thanks to everyone here who expressed their good will towards my family. This community here is the anti-Sean Avery; you are all class acts.

Jeff Spicoli said...

haha
woah steve... nice avatar bro.
dig the dead.

Steve In Denver said...

You dig it the most.
I'm going to have a little pizza on our time.

Laura von Awesome said...

@ Stoosh... thanks :) and you bet your ass I'll try and get into ScotiaJoke Place on Wed.... I somehow doubt they'd let me in with a broom, but maybe I'll just stand outside the Senaturds' locker room and whack their with it as they leave the arena, heads hung in shame :P

Ottawa sucks, and so do 99 percent of their fans because, to quote myself: "Sucking on cock is what the Sens do best!"

:)

Marian Hossa must be laughing his face off right now... Go Pens!

Gio said...

Damn...sometimes these things have a habit of creeping up on you, and then sometimes they just run you over with a semi-truck.

I never had doubt going into tonight's game that there would be anything but a W at the end...but I might be exaggerating just a little bit. But all the solid play is certainly exciting to watch.

Also I'd like to thank my new "Commit to the Charlie" shirt for tonight's victory.

And I've also been neglecting cblog, so that's gonna have to change...but maybe it's become a ritual I shouldn't change...damn...

Damn, I'm so pumped, Wednesday cannot come fast enough.

Sooska said...

Holy Gary I just watched that opening ceremony -the Thenth stood still for that guy walking the gauntlet?

The Sens appear to be like the Black Knight from The Holy Grail - limbless, delusional and still trying to hurt you.

adam vacancy said...

didnt read all the posts so i dont know if it was mentioned yet....

but did anyone else see the frozen moments pic up on nhl.com?
it's pretty...gay.

http://cdn.nhl.com/images/upload/2008/04/FrozenMoment-041508.jpg

poor sid.
go pens.

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