Wednesday, July 2, 2008

-- 5:20 --



Free Candy stays a Pen.
Six years, $22.5 million.
wwjjd

-- 4:15 --



[ Joe Weir ]


Pens still interested in the dude at the :39 mark of the Eric Godard video.

-- 4:09 --


[ J Schiff ]

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[ Jeff H ]

-- 4:00
--


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[ Bobby T. ]

Unreal.
It's almost as if we should retire that x=Stunned equation.
It doesn't do this situation justice.

[ Abel to Yzerman ] is loving it.
Wings fans are predicting 60 wins next season.
That means 22 defeats. 6 of those will be to Chicago.


[ Mark Ash ]

BAM. That's how it felt sometime after noon.
Hossa signs a one-year deal with Detroit worth $7.4 million.

The deal was enough to make people start blogs. [ Epic Backhander ]


[ Bryan A.R. ]

There's a Marian Hossa conference call just wrapping up as of 3:40 PM.
Kukla's Korner will undoubtedly have the transcript up as soon as is humanly possible.

But Hossa has said that it was between Pittsburgh and Detroit.
And he felt Detroit gave him a better chance to win a Cup. Oof.

[many.jpg]
Whoops. Jokes.
Thanks to everyone who sent that screenshot in.

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THE SILVER LINING

The deal dropped at a convenient time for the Pens.
They can now hotly pursue and maybe overpay for some other big names.
Getting two B+/A- guys instead of one A+ guy isn't too shabby.

But, uh-oh, it hasn't happened yet.


And, hey, they signed Malkin to a 5-year extension worth $8.7 a year.
Let's, for a moment, pretend the Penguins' rebuilding process wasn't exponentially accelerated these past few years.
Malkin and Crosby are locked up for a while. It's what we would have wanted.

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Jarkko Ruutu is gone. He goes to Ottawa with a 3-year contract.
Solid player. But there have been many Stanley Cup contenders who didn't have Ruutu on their team.
Wow, basically, he's never won one, so whatev. See you in Europe.


Sean Avery to Dallas. 4 years.
He'll be dating Jessica Simpson in a week.


Joe Melichar signed with Carolina. Or was it Chris Thorburn?

Mistake:


[ Adam Hince ]


That Ron Hainsey guy went to Atlanta. 5 years, $22.5 million.

So, what is Brooks Orpik getting, then?

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RUMORS, BECAUSE IT'S FUN:

[ TIOPS ] [ Eklund ]

-- Naslund has become Pens top priority.
-- Jagr to Edmonton or Pittsburgh.


631 comments:

Original Nathan said...

First.

Keep the faith, etc.

The core is still intact.

dlonlo said...

first!

dlonlo said...

SOOOOO FREAKIN CLOSE!!!!!

dlonlo said...

Orpik wants 22.5 million over 6 years from the Penguins. I'm told he has declined a offer from Atlanta and the Thrashers have now signed defenseman Ron Hainsey. Ottawa is the team I'm hearing that has made a late offer worth 4.25 million.

xuscbausp said...

need to come to a new page for my eyes haha.

Mike Georger said...

all i know is that if you dont get hossa OR orpik, that doesnt look good.

honestly i dont blame hossa. next year maybe detroit is the better bet, five years from now it wont be. but he wont be playing for them in five years, he will get a huge deal from someone or get traded again. hes the ultimate rental player, guess hes cool with that.

i still think it was a great trade though, i wont take that away from shero

roachai said...

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btumpak said...

my hossa artwork made it!back stabbin

prozach said...

damn.

i was waiting to turn the page.

thats been the highlight of my day so far...

emohdee said...

*sigh*

That's all I find myself thinking at the moment. Just...*sigh.*

debrisslide said...

I have to get ready for work at this point.

It is probably for the best.

Would anyone like to text me in case Orpik's decision becomes public?

assoh said...

you know back in 1997 the Montreal Screwjob with Brett Hart?

well i feel the Pittsburgh Screwjob.

Photoshop that one up?

Brett said...

Good to have you back, Pensblog Staff. Share an afternoon prozac with us, will ya?

stillmelodramaticblog

dlonlo said...

Pittsburgh has entered the Huselius sweepstakes but they are not willing to offer the 4.5 - 5 million Huselius is seeking. Waiting for more info on him. Nothing new to report on Naslund. The last I heard, talks were in the serious stages. Cooke, Fedotenko, Bertuzzi drawing interest from the Penguins. Jagr update in a bit

sirimanni said...

btumpak: nice artwork, yours is way better than my crappy benedict hossa i made using ms paint

brndlynn said...

@ debris: i'll add you to the list! i should be able to update until about 8ish.

megz590 said...

sign orpik or fu@k my life.

debrisslide said...

"Jagr update in a bit"

Douchebag sentence FTW

TheNWChica said...

Yes please...JJ to EDM. Karma for the shitty move with Penner last season.

debrisslide said...

Thanks Brandi. I hope you have something good to report. :)

Peace out everyone

btumpak said...

@ sirimanni

thanks - hoping for JJ soon i have some good ones for his arrival

megz590 said...

b tumpak that artwork was awesome

Mike Georger said...

theory

this is all happening because in two years shero will move for one of chicagos kids that they cant afford to sign because of stupid ass contracts to mcnabbs mom and huet

Dan said...

dear shero,

do something. this has become an unhealthy habit checking this the last two days.

peace, love

sirimanni said...

then i hope all the more we pick up jj the jetplane

Johnny Wrath said...

I think Naslund is insisting his BFF Demitra is included on his deal. If the length is only 2-3 years, I'd take a risk on twin contracts for those two.

Sykora_17 said...

can't shero match the senators offer to brooks?

sh0ez said...

Woo.

Humble Mumbler said...

pens'll be trading for Martin Havlat at any moment now...

Novos51 said...

Gotta go coach tball
20screaming5yearoldschasingalittlewhiteballblog

P.O. said...

massive traffic log jam in the westend circle... p.o.=stunned

bonus though i got to listen to just how disgusted steiggy is with hossa, high comedy

spanky kane said...

hahaha, A to Z is calling the Wings the Yankees of NHL. which is funny cause the yankees are currently third in their division....behind TAMPA BAY.

Sad to say Ruuuu is gone. but oh well, my mom calls it "thinning out the greedy herd"

eileenover said...

Naslund and Demitra? Do it. Do something.

adam66 said...

@kane

good call by your mom.

prozach said...

ruutu wasnt greedy. he just wanted to stay with a team longer.

sh0ez said...

@ eileen: I think me and you have been saying the same things in our posts for the past two days. Ha ha. Every time I post or got to post, I notice you had said what I wanted to say already.

Johnny Wrath said...

I'm not going to be really upset if we lose Orpik, it will just be more photoshop opportunities and puns for what "free cnady" was all about in the first place. Don't think that their locker room will stop snorting drugs just because they sent Emery to the principle's office.

I'm awfully upset Ryder and Rolston have decided to waste many years of their careers.

Huselius is sof, and I can't take looking at that spot in his face where his chin should be. Where is it?

btumpak said...

something before 5 SHE-ro please

eileenover said...

@sh0ez

Hey great minds think alike!

Mike Georger said...

..... what are the odds jagr would play with ruutu after the olympics?

maybe its a sign of something being done. who knows.

/ not reaching at alllll

megz590 said...

hey c-bloggers... this isn't to piss anyone off.. but i was just looking at the abel to yzerman's reaction, and this is what i found in the comment section:


I’m running around the garage nude, an early PBR in hand, stopping only occasionally to refresh thepensblog comments to laugh maniacally.

Too, too sweet.

sirimanni said...

Johnnie Red neat, ok, Do it. Do it.

Pensblog Staff said...

it's good to be back.

I Have Kasparaitis said...

Shero likes to be methodical in his movements ... he isn't going to be risky, and he isn't going to pay someone more money than they are worth ...

Dr. Turkleton said...

spanky kane

myself and some peeps here were calling them the Yankees during the SCF and the folks at A2Y got totally pissed!!!!

guess it's ok if they call themselves the Yankees????

heres hoping for a flat tire in the Motor Shitty = 08-09 EPIC FAIL.

Party of Sykie said...

Jeff Taffe is gone.

j said...

The pens better sign orpik cause without him they have no physical presence. They also need a good grinder or power forward to replace malone, roberts and ruutu

Danielle said...

I feel betrayed by Hossa. WTF. Can we get a comment from Sid on this one.

btumpak said...

huselius' nickname according to wikipedia is:

(beetle) juice

just don't say it 3x

Aron said...

no! say it ain't so party.

Mike Georger said...

guys the yankees overpay for people, detroit hasnt really overpaid for anyone, that comparrison kinda sucks ass.

theyre just douchebags

dlonlo said...

Source: Orpik has a 4 yr - 16 million offer on the table from the San Jose Sharks that he is seriously considering.

eileenover said...

Where are you getting that from?

mikey said...

The Marty Jannety/Shawn Michaels photoshop made me piss a little, nice job!

P.O. said...

ruutu was smart.. hes signed well into his late 30s at a guarenteed million plus per year.. sHERO is smart and didnt want to pay a guy who treats his body like a battering ram guarenteed money that late into his 30s.. it was the extra year that killed it and thats what makes Shero my sHERO

hockeyfan0012 said...

holy jumpin shitballs. lets just trade the whole team. but hossa leaving isnt really a big surprise to me.he was more for the playoff run and that was it. in a perfect world armstrong and christiansen would come back and make up for the players we lost. then again in a perfect world the pens wouldve won the cup. whatever. as long as the team doesnt go to hell in 08-09 then i can deal with the changes

dlonlo said...

TIOPS

prozach said...

STOP GETTING SHIT FROM TIOPS!!!

Jobber The Hut said...

Cheechoo for Orpik plz

Sykora_17 said...

i don't understand why shero isn't making orpik one of his top priorities...

Party of Sykie said...

Sorry, aron.

*sad face*

Raybin said...

eileen + sh0ez = meant to be

Sykora_17 said...

why would he take that offer?

Gordo said...

it isnt clear what is priorities actually are

eileenover said...

@raybin

Just as friends though. sh0ez is taken and I've got my eye on Sid ha.

Beav said...

@ party

where is Jeff Taffe going?

somechic said...

all i can say is that i hope the my hossa slammin the coffin shut photoshop doesn't come back to bite me in the ass

megz590 said...

Where is everyone getting their Info?

Party of Sykie said...

beav - I was joking.

spanky kane said...

@the great Dr. Turkleton
""
guess it's ok if they call themselves the Yankees????
""

- hilarious. way to flip flop A2Z. feel the shame.

@Mike Georger

you think paying seven and a half mill to H0$$A isnt overpaying? ok.

xuscbausp said...

dont overpay for expensive candy.
sHERO=S-M-R-T smart

Mike Georger said...

if youre going to say stuff like taffe is gone, back it up with a link. that is NOT cool

sirimanni said...

i just remembered how happy i am we are keeping gino for a long while

great_white_nwpa said...

pens are having Yard Sale Days, apparently....sHero needs to go out and pick up some shiny new toys to play with

Beav said...

@ party

How dare you play with my emotions? Jeff Taffe is my hero

*starts crying in the corner*

btumpak said...

i will tell you were i am not getting my info... that lazy fuck rob rossi and his 5 updates today

KaylaJ said...

how about we lay off the rumours until they become facts? mmkay

Mike Georger said...

"you think paying seven and a half mill to H0$$A isnt overpaying? ok.
"

.... how is that overpaying when they pens were offering 7.1 and it was seen as taking a discount

Dan said...

tradeblog



via Puck-rakers, Zherdev and Fritsche Traded To The Rangers for Fedor Tyutin and Christian Backman.
Filed in: NHL Teams, Columbus Blue Jackets, New York R

Dr. Turkleton said...

Shero:

"I will not overpay"
"I will not overpay"
"I will not overpay"
"I will not overpay"
"I will not overpay"
"I will not overpay"

what?

everybodys gone?

CRAP!

Get me Koltsov's agent on the phone....STAT!

Party of Sykie said...

Awwww shucks beav, don't cry. We can get some Islanders leftovers.

Raybin said...

There goes my short-lived career as Offical CBlog Matchmaker. What a mistake.

Stoosh said...

Dlonlo,

Thanks for just copying and pasting whatever garbage TIOPS throws up on his site and especially doing it without posting a link.

It allows to see how much crap he's throwing at the wall without having to give him the satisfaction of web hits AND it keeps our eyes from bleeding.

You're aces.

eileenover said...

Maybe you should just leave that up to sakic19 raybin haha.

Dan said...

did someone really post cheechoo for orpik? i mean come on you do know he's a free agent right?

Aron said...

via Puck-rakers, Zherdev and Fritsche Traded To The Rangers for Fedor Tyutin and Christian Backman.
Filed in: NHL Teams, Columbus Blue Jackets, New York R

this would be absurd for CLB...

KTLA said...

hyperactivenervousnessblog.

Colin said...

neil clark warren > raybin

Aron said...

oh crap...Faceoff Factor is reporting it so it's true. Yikes. WHAT is CLB doing?

xuscbausp said...

Eaton=pissed at Ho$$a haha.

Stoosh said...

@ Dan -

Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't New York just get a hell of a lot thinner on defense than they already were?

Uh-oh...wait a minute...

Tyutin = $2.844M cap hit in 08-09
Backman = $2.300M cap hit in 08-09
TOTAL = $5.144M cleared in cap room for 08-09

Although they just took on $2.5M cap hit with Zherdev and they would need to re-sign Fritsche (RFA)...

For a minute, I thought they might be clearing signifcant room to bring Jagr back.

Raybin said...

Eaton should be careful, he might blow out his knee from sheer force of anger.

I Have Kasparaitis said...

People, we have time to sign players and they are more players out there then we realize ... Shero is a GM and has more knowledge of the contracts and everything than we do. Let the man work ...

prozach said...

im never going on the computer the first week of july again.

Dr. Turkleton said...

Hainsey:

goes from 900k to 4.5mil

same age as...

Brooksy:

from 1.075mil to ???

Wyatt Orp + Agent = lickin' their collective chops.

CK said...

My take:

Fuck Ruutu, Hossa, Roberts, Malone, etc.

We don't need them to win the Cup next season. Shero knows what he's doing, he'll sign the right players and the Pens will beat Hossa's Wings in the SCF next season.

Everyone acting like it's the end of the fucking world because Jarkko Ruutu is gone is acting a bit overdramatic no?

I'm sure the Pens are gonna fall apart now without Jarkko fucking Ruutu.

----

Plus, sHERO presser at 5PM. Maybe we'll get some info then.

P.O. said...

Rossi is saying the Pens are not optimistic about signing Jagr... that means look for the Pens to announce signing Jagr in the next few hours

rossi=clown

eileenover said...

I wish some players would just be like Artie and not have an agent.

LOLgwins said...

people need to stop saying first. it's actually a banable offense in some communities. it adds nothing to the converstation. anyway, in regards to Hossa...

eff

btumpak said...

@PO

thats what i've been saying all day.

Zarley Zalapski Blues Explosion said...

Gee Marian...

Ummm... thanks for waiting til the last moment to turn down our offer to take less money from a team that's a mere TWO GAMES better than us (by 2008 SC Finals standards at least).

Knowing that you were going to do something like this might've come in handy a few weeks ago. You know, BEFORE we let the first/best Pittsburgh-born player in NHL history waltz off to Tampa because we wanted to save money to sign you.

Dick.

Now to address my fellow Penguin fans.

We're getting Naslund or Jagr. We have to. I know I know, we have Sid and Geno (errr Gino... err whatever), great young core, etc etc. And I agree. But, I'm sure those two would REALLY appreciate some good wingers since two of our best just left.

Especially when you consider that we somehow talked both of them into taking HUGE discounts to stay with us... BECAUSE THEY WANTED US TO HAVE MONEY TO SIGN THEM SOME GODDAMN WINGERS!!!!! (and defensemen)


C'mon Naslund, come on home.


And Double J, make me live up to my promise to do the 1994 WWF Double J walk in my boxer shorts in broad daylight across my apartment parking lot if you came back.

P.O. said...

ahh yes .. Artie... my all time favorite player

(glory days plays in my head...)

slush said...

If Ruutu was one of your favorite players it sucks. Let 'em mourn for godssakes.

eileenover said...

You know what, we're allowed to be a little upset about a player leaving. People do have emotions. I'm so sick of people saying we shouldn't care if someone leaves. We're not stupid, we're fans.

sh0ez said...

@ raybin: Ha ha. I just saw that comment. Maybe if I wasn't taken ha ha.

@ eileen: Great minds DO think alike!

Quingo77 said...

Where is Samuel L. Jackson when you need him....


that is some fucked up, repugnant shit right there.....

The feeling I have today is what Atlanta fans must have went through all year long watching their team lose...... or when Acid Queen looks at herself in the mirror

but we did sign Malkin...

Flyer Hater said...

Charmed>Free Agency Drama

eileenover said...

And stop whining about people saying first. For fucks sake, get over it! You whining about it isn't saying anything special either.

sh0ez said...

@ lolgwins: Who cares if people say first? Can we not say turn the page? Even the STAFF says first at times! Have some fun!

Dan said...

stoosh - maybe they are trying. it's hard to say. guess we will see at 5

lis said...

why do people think we let malone go to save money for hossa?

people...we let malone go because we weren't willing to pay him what he would make on the open market!! he will run to the closest tampa bay federal credit union to cash his check and laugh the entire way!

Flyer Hater said...

Eileen=didn't take her prozac

fleuryous said...

Okay, Hossa not only leaves, but...ouch.

Man oh man.

Detroit will not appreciate him as much as we do. Fact.

Ruutu...seriously sad. WHO THE HELL IS GOING TO BE PRESIDENT NOW?

And if Orpik isn't signed this is the worst hattrick to ever exist. A reverse hattrick...a kcirttah.

WENEEDFREECANDYBLOG.

great_white_nwpa said...

speculationblog = depressionblog

how's charmed fh?

eileenover said...

@flyer hater

I don't take Prozac. I take Effexor thank you very much.

WOOOOOO

CK said...

Being sad is one thing, but some people are going a little overboard IMO. I liked Ruutu also, and it sucks he won't be here, but at the end of the day losing Ruutu isn't going to cost the Pens any games.

It's not going to keep them from the playoffs.

So it's not that big of a deal.

Sometimes the truth hurts, Ruutu was nothing but a role player. And one that can be replaced rather easily at that.

lis said...

it's not that people say first or turn the page...it's that 30 people do it and it makes the rest of us sort through valid comments and people playing a game.


just my 2 cents

Brett said...

THESE PRETZELS ARE MAKING ME THIRSTY

brndlynn said...

thank you lis! i tried saying that earlier but no one paid any attention. malone wasnt staying unless we overpaid for him.

prozach said...

wait why doesnt eileen want me?

NO$$A said...

THESE PRETZELS ARE MAKING ME THIRSTY





YES!!!!!!

Dan said...

the malone situation is reciprocal. we may not have given him market but we may have upped the offer. we'll never know now but that is a possibility it would've played out that way.

great_white_nwpa said...

Temocil...only drug for me

NO$$A said...

Malone sucks.
The best thing he ever did in a Pens uniform was take a puck to the face.

lis said...

4:40 PM - The Wild have re-signed Kurtis Foster, whose career is in jeopardy after crashing into the boards late last season, for one year at $1.025 million.

Laura said...

I am so sorry about Hoss... Tool. He shafted you just as bad as he shafted us, and you guys don't suck like we did (hopefully that'll stay past tense).

And now he's going to the Central. I hope that the Blues kick his ass from here to eternity.

sh0ez said...

@ lis: People need something positive, whether it be little games or not. Why does it matter going through a few posts?

jefe penguino said...

im going to turn my attention to the new arena cam. at least i know that will be here long term.

Dan said...

thank god the ad lovers are here. i just blue myself.

eileenover said...

I don't think anyone was going overboard actually. Whatev.

xuscbausp said...

@no$$a

-haha. yes.

Party of Sykie said...

Enjoy dinner, y'all/yinz.

TheNWChica said...

Is it LaborDay weekend yet? My junior boys will be back and playing again!

lis said...

1795 posts....that's why.

Dr. Turkleton said...

Eaton was flipping through the paper today and not only did one of his eyeballs pop out...but he suffered, whats generally termed a 'paper cut': he severed 2 tendons in his wrist.

when asked for comment, he replied while donning a pirate patch: 'I guess trying to read the funny pages ain't so funny, huh?'


How long does it take a Pirate to get dressed????


an ARRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!

Stoosh said...

@ Dan -

Or does bring $3M+ in a cap hit back from Columbus mean...NY is out of running for Jagr?

I didn't think of it that way.

CK said...

Maybe I'm just a hard ass but to me the most important thing is winning.

Loyalty is great...to an extent. It would be great to keep all the fan favorite players for their entire careers and everyone could hold hands and dance and sing songs.

But if you want to win you have to get rid of people. Ruutu was expendable, Hossa was expendable, Malone and Roberts were expendable.

Going into the post-season the only guy I thought the Pens would have trouble replacing is Orpik. He NEEDS to be signed. The rest of the FAs, well...

Party of Sykie said...

lol @ Brett. I said that to my mom the other day and she thought I lost my mind.

These pretzels are making ME thirsty.

fleuryous said...

P.O. said...

massive traffic log jam in the westend circle... p.o.=stunned

bonus though i got to listen to just how disgusted steiggy is with hossa, high comedy
---------------------------

What did he saaaaaaaay????

Max Power said...

I smell the return of 66!

The title says it all

P.O. said...

SHE INVITES ME UP, AT TWELVE O'CLOCK AT NIGHT FOR COFFEE, AND I DONT GO UP

NO THANK YOU, I DONT WANT COFFFEE, IT KEEPS ME UP, TOO LATE FOR ME TO DRINK COFFEE

great_white_nwpa said...

@ dan

haha, atleast someone got it

btumpak said...

oh Dr. Turkelton you are hilarious

eileenover said...

FIRST!!!!!!!!!!

Nature Boy said...

Best shape of his life.

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Dr. Turkleton said...

I seriously hope Eats comes out and plays Norris Lindstrom Trophy type hockey....

I'm just trying to use reverse-psycho-babble to take the curse off of him.

btumpak said...

so much for wojie coming - signed with Avs

homesprout said...

Wow, what a kick to the balls that was!!

Fuck Hossa....and the Red Wings

sh0ez said...

@ lis: Who freakin' cares? It's fun. Some of you are just so rigid. Have some fun for Pete's sake.

Flyer Hater said...

Epic episode of Charmed today, you don't know what you're missing.

xuscbausp said...

the only way Free Candy returns is if Whit and/or Sydor get traded. 1250 talkin about that right now.

i repeat: do NOT overpay for expensive candy

Flyer Hater said...

Lemieux-Crosby-Nedved
Stevens-Malkin-Sykora

DO IT

Aron said...

crap...just realized the Rags trade is probably making room for Orpik no?

P.O. said...

DAL signs Avery.. Steve Ott expendable??

Sydor to DAL for Steve Ott?

would be intriguing

Flyer Hater said...

Update from LGP:

Pens aren't making the playoffs

(I'm not just saying that, some people are actually posting that)

Aron said...

fh..only if errey can help Staal on the checking line.

slush said...

will i be shunned if i say i have never watched Charmed?

Dan said...

stoosh - it could go either way. after redden and rozsival yesterday, i have no clue what they are trying to do. and now this trade. they have to do something offensively with the loss of straka and possibly jagr.

lis said...

seriously orpik...just f'n make a decision already! i'm to the point where i hope he just leaves so we can stop talking about him already.

P.O. said...

slush

you would not be shunned... you would be among friends

Sykora_17 said...

i could see the pens trading sydor

Flyer Hater said...

aron, because he has big-body presence

I Have Kasparaitis said...

@no$$a: Malone sucks because he got 51 points or fought for Sid and the rest of this team or has left this organization for the first time in his life or did Malone suck because he got more money from a place where they were offering it or was it him giving it all every game? I'm sick of this ...

I'm going to end up going into my room reading The Jungle and staring at my Bugsy signed picture and my other 20+ pictures of him ... *mental breakdown*

@Dr. Turk: Eww, I don't think I can eat my dinner after that eye ball thing ...

@xuscbausp: Whit isn't leaving and either is Sydor ... Sydor would have to waive his NTC ...

xuscbausp said...

dear 1250: STOP PLAYING DETROIT ROCK CITY.

thanks

Aron said...

seriously Orpik is just a better Tyutin. Writingisonthewallblog

michelle said...

Orpik needs to decide. He's being such a woman. I'm allowed to say that.


Seriously, today hurts. I just keep saying MalkinCrosbyMalkinCrosby and shaking back in forth in my corner.

Exaggeration but still. . .


DAMMIT Ruutu. . .

prozach said...

photoshop of tour bus with expensive candy on the side?

Aron said...

i have no sources...just pure unadulturated speculation.

btumpak said...

i sat here all day and if i miss something on my 15 minute walk home i am going to be pissed...


JJ, Naslund come on

dfed22 said...

tangent rant:

everyone stop calling it a 'sweepstakes' - a sweepstakes is when you pay little or nothing and against huge odds get a huge payout

paying a free agent millions of dollars is not a sweepstakes

ouniceguy4ya said...

NYR traded for Zherdev to replace JJ, Has to be.

great_white_nwpa said...

is everyone really so frusterated with FAblog by now? sweet jesus, let nature take it's course

NO$$A said...

Michel is peacing us. No one wants to play for a shit ass coach. Yeah he took us to the SCF, but I thought we had the best team (talent wise) by far. He got out coached horribly in the finals and Babcock is the reason Hossa went to Detroit.

I know a lot of you like him, and I like him too.

But if players don't want to sign with the ABUNDANCE of talent we have...we may need to get rid of him.

Plus


THESE PRETZELS ARE MAKING ME THIRSTY

prozach said...

like to a site with 1250 stream?

P.O. said...

Steiggy needs to get off of Huselius's balls

Aron said...

plays right wing...check
attitude problem...check

yup i think you're right

Dr. Turkleton said...

I, for one, am greatful King Shero landed Eric Godard before it was too late.

BEG = Big Eric Godard

Austin Powers voice:

The opposition will be BEGGING for forgivness! wohaha

I BEG your pardon, here's my fist in your face! woooohahahaha

Get down on your knees and BEG for mercy, Eastern Conference! WOOOOHAHAHAHAHA!

OK, Austin....that's enough...

Right-o.

Dan said...

i was going to suggest zhitnik but he's 35. go to hell u old fart

prozach said...

link*

Stoosh said...

@ Aron -

crap...just realized the Rags trade is probably making room for Orpik no?

They didn't free up that much cap space, really.

They moved $5.14M off the books by sending Tyutin and Backman out, but took back $2.5M for Zherdev and then whatever they spend to re-sign Fritsche. Assuming Fritsche gets re-signed for $1.0M (not sure what his cap hit in 07-08 was), they only freed up $1.65M in cap space.

I don't know...I could be wrong.

And even still, dealing two defensemen to sign another one, especially when one of those two was Tyutin? I hate to say it, but Tyutin might be a more complete all-around defenseman than Orpik.

Aron said...

BEG...seconded.

eileenover said...

Don't insult HCMT.
Yeah he took us to the SCF
Yeah, that's a pretty big deal. A shitty coach doesn't get his team that far. I'd like to see you coach an NHL team.

Beav said...

zhitnik? Somebody wants Zhitnik? Zhitnik?!?!

If the world is ending, I'm throwing the party.

prozach said...

austin powers = sick


cblog = stunned.

J.S. said...

first

Sykora_17 said...

ESPN 1250 Steigy just said the Pens are close to finalizing a deal with Brooks!

Dan said...

beav - i am running out of steam with this shit. seriously. cut me some slack.

me = mental collapse

NO$$A said...

When did CBlog become lover blog? HCMT is good for young guys, but sucks for old guys (roberts, Hossa, etc.)

And I'm not trying to coach an NHL team, I'm just trying to suckle from the PENS bountiful teat.

TPAMMT
(These Pretzels Are Making Me Thirsty)

Dr. Turkleton said...

the big Zit can play here: if he pays King Shero: 1 million dollars.

michelle said...

@sykora_17

Dammit i hope you're right

...

Anyone here a Supernatural fan?
I feel like Hossa made a deal with the Crossroads demon for one year of loads of $$

Sykora_17 said...

i hope im right too..we need some more good news

ouniceguy4ya said...

Any word from the sHERO press conference?

Flyer Hater said...

Buzz on the turd says that the Rags are going in a different direction and aren't interested in Jagr.

Update: Sky is still falling

xuscbausp said...

sHERO HAS RE-SIGNED ORPIK!

slush said...

who is showing the shero press conference?

Joe said...

6 year 3.5/year

Sykora_17 said...

Ray Shero just announced they re-signed Brooks Orpik ..he is currently having a press conference

xuscbausp said...

HUGE contract. im a little surprised.

P.O. said...

sHERO presser

Free Candy comes back for 6 more years at $3.5 per

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