Wednesday, December 10, 2008

GAMEDAY 28 -- DEVILS

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December and January are tough.
The interest piqued from the season beginning has started to dwindle.
The playoffs aren't on the horizon.
Casual fans are too weak to survive these two months.

That means you might not be here reading this.
So you are a douche.


He is no stranger to surviving swamps.
If he's the go-to guy this season, he proves it tonight and tomorrow night.

Go Pens

292 comments:

Stilly said...

GO PENS! Beat the shit out of the Brodeur-less Broedurs.

christina said...

lets go pens!!!!

Stilly said...

Wow spelling fail. Brodeurs.

Ice said...

I really hope they play a full 60min tonight.

Let's Go Pens.

Rage said...

We're with you Stilly...effective communication=being understood...and we do


LET'S GO YOU FUCKERS

Ice said...

The lower bowl is empty.

kstewy16 said...

He is no stranger to surviving swamps.


I just threw up for about 20 minutes.

btumpak said...

big call right there with Ronnie...


go pens.

Nulpher said...

Oh FFS... The Mustache is one of the ref's tonight...

DAMMIT!

God knows we'll take penalties for our players making fun of that mustache.

Allison said...

Hahaha these NJ announcers are allllll over letang tonight- in a good way.

Allison said...

new jersey's ticket sales are pathetic... or maybe al those ticket holders just got killed on their way to the game trying to navigate through Newark

fleuryous said...

Sabu and MAF share a common reading interest--Brodeur's biography.

How intellectual of them.


Go Pens.

Tanger, bury another one.

kstewy16 said...

I hope Bobby Holik owns a snowblower.....

fleuryous said...

Snowblowing is dirty.

Allison said...

Haha I love talbot... Look at that face

pops said...

our PP is just pretending to be good. its gonna lose the pens some games this season.

mark eaton...idiot

kstewy16 said...

9 blocked shots, 5 by letang. When he starts getting the puck in the net, he will be my god.

fleuryous said...

Every time they show that new Pens commercial and they show Goligoski after he scored against Buffalo, I have to laugh. He's giving that nod that says "yeah, I'm the man."

dying alive said...

For such an empty arena, I've never seen so many people standing up and/or walking around during play.

Letang's English is getting really good.

Allison said...

@dying alive- there was a letang interview!!??!!anyone who links to it gets 1000 points.

kstewy16 said...

Yeah Allison, it sucks you missed it, it showed Letang working out, he was lifting weights and getting all sweaty and took his shirt off...
I think you woulda liked it.

pops said...

ahhhhh, nothing like a carriage ride through downtown newark...yikes

fleuryous said...

Sabu just destroyed his life.

kstewy16 said...

Ben Lovejoy has that coolness with the puck after 1 whole game. He looks like a veteran out there skating the puck up and dumping it in. I have to say I really like him so far.

powerhouse said...

First period over. PP is weak. Come on guys go to the net just for the hell of it.

pops said...

gotta get that first goal, just gotta

Nulpher said...

KStewie... a "Snow Blower" in New Jersey has a completely different meaning than it does in Colorado. ;)

pops said...

wow, satan didn't look terrible on a shift for a change. hmm. gotta love those christmas miracles

btumpak said...

lovejoy looks like a seasoned veteran back there... minard and wallace have some jump...

johnnylaw said...

I don't know about a snowblower, but the Devils certainly love snowballs, and I'm not talking about the Hostess type.

pEktaS said...

Any1 else having a green box pop up on their screen every so often. im watchin on the verizon hd feed and it keeps happening to me

Allison said...

@kstewy- haha callin me out, thanks lol. But seriously, anxiously awaiting the moment that's up on youtube.

johnnylaw said...

I get that green thing on the yahoo feed as well. Don't know why, great feed otherwise.

pops said...

from what ive seen from wallace, he looks very solid, also taffe with something like 0.5 PGG last year? wow. thats pretty good for 3rd-4th line time he saw last year

pEktaS said...

wait you can watch hockey games on yahoo?

fleuryous said...

Staal is going to be a monster. He's already holding his own, but man oh man.

He'll be scary in a few years.

pops said...

i cant believe fucking scott clemensen is stopping the pens. what a joke of a goaltender. what a joke of a career.

pEktaS said...

we havent really tested him yet im sure once one goes in we will score 3 more

pops said...

ahhh hitting crossbars and posts. that doesn't come back to haunt teams in hockey games. shudder.

dying alive said...

Bobby Holik is such a fucking neanderthal.

btumpak said...

omg fucking holik is such a goon

pEktaS said...

what a joke apparently you can hit guys who dont have the puck and not get called thats legit

kstewy16 said...

Letang is a beast. He gets rocked then gets back up and plays more defense.

By the way, that was ABSOLUTELY a head shot.
hands to the head=headshot

pops said...

awesome. i cant believe that series of plays just happened. fuuuck

Allison said...

@pektas- some games, every so often they put a pens game on.

johnnylaw said...

yahoo streams random games. They don't do all the Pens games, but they do a decent amount. Much better than jtv.

pEktaS said...

thanks allison and after the replay looks like he butt ended him right to the face, if this was the nfl he would be fined 100k for that and as i type scuds is abeast

fleuryous said...

Holy goddamn shit.


Scuderi is beautiful.


That was unreal.
UNREAL.

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johnnylaw said...

Wow, Scuderi with more saves this season than Jesus.

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pops said...

cant let them score first. that would basically mean the game against these fuckers and their bore you to death hockey.

pEktaS said...

not when you got malkin and crosby we are never out of a game thats the great thing about bein in pittsburgh but ya theres a reason that joke of a city doesnt support their joke of a team they dont wanna play a real game of hockey cause noone on the team has enough skill to

fleuryous said...

That Scuderi play is one of 5093485 reasons you should vote for him in the ASG.

pops said...

thats true. i would rather eat glass than own season tickets to the devils.

TIMKO said...

The hollow PING sounds again

pops said...

3 crossbars.

johnnylaw said...

Wow, how did he not bury that?

pEktaS said...

we need cooke to start throwin some big hits on these fuckers get some energy going

fleuryous said...

haha, Cooke's got White in a headlock.


Cooke is a wrestler.

dying alive said...

Potash: "I'm not talkin' about a game. I'm talkin' about practice."

pEktaS said...

why is errey defending him he was out of the crease and carried it back its a penalty

pops said...

hahah. cooke putting white to sleep. "shhhhh. just lie down, colin."

johnnylaw said...

Wish TK was out there as well. Oh well. Malkin goal on this PP.

Allison said...

I don't think I've ever seen more post shots and cross bar saves in one game. Holy crap

pops said...

@allison. seriously. i hate to say it, but hitting posts and crossbars is bad karma in hockey. it just comes back to fuck you

fleuryous said...

vomit.

johnnylaw said...

Damnit Fedex!

pEktaS said...

joke.

btumpak said...

sabu really - wtf shit goal

TIMKO said...

Completely offsides....

pops said...

just like that. bad karma. ive seen it too many times.

dmbforum40 said...

you have to be fucking kidding me..
THAT'S the first goal of the game.. good lord..

Lets get it RIGHT BACK..
PICK IT UP BOYS!

O'Shea said...

Potash with a nice Allen Iverson quote there.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGDBR2L5kzI

johnnylaw said...

Fuck Sabu, that was lazy.

pEktaS said...

not blamin sabu but i cant wait for flower to return

fleuryous said...

Woah, totally offsides.

pops said...

aaaaaaaand now its sleep hockey time.

dying alive said...

You get the feeling that all of those crossbars are going to come back to haunt the Pens.

Also, that goal was obviously offsides. What a joke.

johnnylaw said...

Offside to boot, that should be reviewable.

pEktaS said...

jesus christ nj must be so dirty its affectinmg the video feed now the fuckin green box has popped up like 30 times in the last 5 minutes, now the pens gotta make their own luck since the refs felt bad for the devils since they cant score on their own

pops said...

yea. not scoring on 5 on 3s, hitting crossbars and posts. its just a matter of time. fuck. hockey proves it again and again. things are just not going right for the pens lately.

pEktaS said...

ok nm sabu is def a backup he cant handle anything anymore so many loose pucks with him he needs to swallow the puck when the other team is pressing

fleuryous said...

Orpik/Scuderi pairing have been making as many saves as Sabu.

johnnylaw said...

MAF needs to come back, I don't think Sabu is up to doing full time work.

pops said...

ugh. i hate giving up the first goal to these cunts. pens need to win a game. confidence is low.

Allison said...

Orpik saving sabou's ass

pEktaS said...

pens need to win to keep my streak alive on espn i want a million dollars damnit haha

Whistler said...

Pat Sajak and Vanna White can't buy a vowel so the officals give them an offsides goal..

btumpak said...

@pEktaS


its over, a dude just won the million the other day

fleuryous said...

We are behind coming into the third...you know what that means. It's only by one.

I don't think Sabu looks bad.
The other night, he let in four goals...the most he's ever let in.
It's a one-goal game. Not worried.

But man, Staal looks upset.

Big third period, Pens.

kstewy16 said...

Pens have blocked 15 shots.
Sabou's blocked(saved) 21 shots.

Just imagine if our defense wasn't godly.

btumpak said...

sabu has never played this much - curry should be getting a start every 4-5 games

meecrofilm said...

Zajac buries the empty net, while Crosby misses his. Damn.

Lemieux needs to triple the Buries It lessons pronto.

kstewy16 said...

HAHAHAHA Kovalchuck beating up Scott Gomez, the only winner of that fight are the viewers.
WOOOOO

pEktaS said...

haha i know its over it was a joke but i think they are still giving like 10k or something out to 2nd place or w.e i dunno i read the rules just doin ti for fun if i win money sweet but im only at 5 right now so im not really serious about it either way we cant lose to the fuckin devils

pops said...

sabou was lazy getting back in net. the puck took a bad bounce. you anticipate shit like that happening when you have experience. sabou doesnt. i dont blame him for basically having the boards score on him. unlucky.

Team Canada said...

Is anybody else watching the atdhe feed? It seems to be a different player and I can't make it go full screen. Frusteratedblog!

pops said...

yea i am. they had the nj feed before but it blew. this one does suck because its tiny

pEktaS said...

i dont blame him for that goal but he is not a top goalie by any means hes great to give flower a rest but i have never liked him to play more than that hell til this yaer i didnt even like him for that

Whistler said...

Why the hell is Bill Clinton at a Sabres game???

Did someone offer him a free meal or is it the only place to hide from Hillary?

Allison said...

@team canada.
yea, i just switched from my ny tv to atdhe after realizing that was the pittsburgh feed, and i cant make it full sceen

kstewy16 said...

Damn, wish sid would have driven to the net on that shorthanded oppurtunity, it would have drawn a penalty at least.

pEktaS said...

speaking of jokes on espn the cavs might be wearing the ugliest uniforms ever....rumor has it the pirates like the idea and they are going to use them as their third jerseys this season

pEktaS said...

and back to hockey are you guys watching other hockey games online somewhere? i dunno where to watch games online

kstewy16 said...

lol @ Petka... Those make my eyes bleed.

kstewy16 said...

Petka, pektas, same difference. lol.

Team Canada said...

I live in Edmonton so I watch the pens online, unless they are playing on the CBC.

wilsmith said...

Does Sabourin know there are boards behind him?

He's still playing well, but he's doing a lot of little things that are going to get him in trouble. Is he remembering who he is, perhaps?

kstewy16 said...

wow, no call on the trip, then a goal. Hockeys a funny sport.

btumpak said...

fuck the devils and parussy

pops said...

aaaaaaand game

Team Canada said...

Jesus Christ. I want Curry.

pEktaS said...

wow. thats gonne be tough to get over

pops said...

fuck.

johnnylaw said...

WTF! This is fucking absurd

crusher524 said...

Wow call the Job Squad.

pops said...

blaming the refs is one thing, but hitting posts, missing open nets and once again going 0-for on the PP is another. if the pens lose, the flyers are ahead in the standings. just like that. welcome to the new nhl. gotta show up to win games. come on pens.

fleuryous said...

We have 17 minutes left.

I am far from calling it the end.

Let's get to the net, boys.

pEktaS said...

the pens are really in some kind of slump with all the injuries, least its still fairly early and we can really only get healthier think we could throw a bunch of money at morozov and convince him the women here are better haha

johnnylaw said...

Can't let Clemmensen get the SO, that'd be a moment to hang yourself to.

pEktaS said...

@pops good point igf we could ever get a goal on the pp we would never lose just like last year and the yaer before

pops said...

its just such a big advantage, especially when you have players like sid, geno, sykie, fuck even satan. if you're a plus on special teams, you will win A TON more games than you will lose. i mean, how long do you go on saying, well, things will fix themselves, before you realize that the PP needs drastic drastic changes.

btumpak said...

i hate doc emerick...


lets just keep hating on these scrubs it may work

pEktaS said...

as much as i ahte to say this this game has zero feel of a comeback unless we can catch a break at some point soon

dying alive said...

Q: Which is more boring?

A) Watching paint dry
B) Watching the Devils play with a two goal lead

pops said...

comebacks happen when teams have confidence. i hate to say it, i see no confidence out there.

jovi said...

so who do we play next?

i feel sick. they're really killin' me this year.... and i think all the yelling is pissing off my neighbors.

too tired to vomit!

johnnylaw said...

I can't believe I'm watching this joke of a game rather than study for my biochem final. The Pens better do something to make it worth it.

Allison said...

@dying alive-
I choose
C) Watching the Devils play. Period.

btumpak said...

they keep showing parises fucking deflection... lucky

kstewy16 said...

Braveheart needs to be the next gameday guy.

pEktaS said...

whos going to the peanut farm with me?

pEktaS said...

malkins gotta shoot that at this point

pops said...

islanders tomorrow. morale is low

dying alive said...

OH MY GOD! Parise took a shot in the third period up two goals. Lou is going to give him a demerit.

btumpak said...

Malkin needs to shoot more

btumpak said...

fuck me.

johnnylaw said...

Fucking son a fuck

meecrofilm said...

Ok. That was shit. Not only did Sabu have a terrible angle on that, but he was way too deep in his crease.

dying alive said...

Barf. Not a good game by any of the Pens. Hopefully tomorrow at home will be better.

pops said...

15-13

its time to start rethinking if this team is really as good as we all think it is.

i think thats just frustration talking.

pEktaS said...

ok its official sabu need not start another gmae for atleast a fucking month two games ina row he has not helped the team at all ill take tom barrasso at his old age and asy he would play better

kstewy16 said...

Wow, its just depressing.

We need a big game to get this train rolling. Whose the next good team we play? We need to RAPE them.

dying alive said...

The injuries are starting to hurt the Pens, no pun intended.

btumpak said...

not 1 solid goal, all garbage

jovi said...

i'm w/ ya johnnylaw...
i have a test too, and now i'm too depress to study.

pops said...

its not like the pens offense did shit in this game, either.

sabou is fine, but this team should be MORE than helping him out with O

pEktaS said...

@pops cant forget all the injuries and that we have jokecity in net right now, i dont wanna hate on sabu but cmon any of us coulda stopped the weak wrist shot

fleuryous said...

I think Scuds is having a pretty decent game.


And Cooke/Staal are hustling their asses out there.

And Crosby looks good.

Why are we making Clemmensen look like Brodeur? We're much better than this.

Come on, Pens.

dying alive said...

Sabou hasn't played a good game, no doubt, but it's not like they're scoring goals and he's blowing leads. You can't pin this game on him when we have no offense to speak of.

meecrofilm said...

Yep. Sid burying that empty net changes the complexion of the game, no doubt about that.

pEktaS said...

i cant turn it off but i really wanna put my head through the fucking wall hopefully we breakt eh slump soon and its the last slump we have the rest of the way

fleuryous said...

Touche, dying alive.

Rage said...

so much for Sabu's bid to start in goal for somebody next year

jovi said...

i think ron jeromy is on the IL with a broken penis.

out for 2-4 weeks

time to call up a reserves

kstewy16 said...

There is no reason for them to play like this on multiple nights in a row. They have sufficient talent to get by, and yet they are struggling like this. Whatever it is, they need to work that shit out, theres still a lot of games left, but they are slipping away one by one it seems.

pops said...

i know i know. but they gotta make do. injuries blow but thinking about them wont help.

the frustrating thing is that theyre losing games because of stupid mistakes, mental errors, lack of execution at key key times and unlucky bounces. im ok losing games when there is effort, fight and the other team is just plain better. but when i see a team basically losing games themselves, and not being beaten, thats truly depressing.

things will be better. they're still a playoff team, but honestly i am questioning the leadership and coaching of this team, and thats the last thing that should be questioned on this team after last year.

pEktaS said...

k at this point why are we atleast not throwing some checks trying to get anything going or atleast making it entertaining

shouldnt have scratched godard he coulda bloodied someone and changed momentum

as i type cros fightin with gionta haha

Allison said...

@jovi and johnnylaw-
yea i picked the Pens over starting my 15 page pager due at 1230 tomorrow. and i have a final. hmmm, too bad the Pens didnt make it worth it

dying alive said...

Guys, if I can make one request, let's not turn this place into LGP and start climbing to the top of the Clemente bridge every time the Pens lose.

It's December. There's a lot of hockey left to be played. We are decimated by injuries. It's amazing that the Pens are doing as well as they are considering four of our top six defensemen are out plus our starting goalie.

And Crosby is ragdolling Gionta.

btumpak said...

bing fought the midget

kstewy16 said...

lol, Sid just holds the midgets head down. I'd love to hear what he was saying.

Allison said...

shit, crosby with the emotion

dying alive said...

I should have added that it's not to say that the Pens don't have issues. The blowing leads crap has to stop and the power play is worse than it should be, even without Whit and Gonch.

But the Pens are certainly no worse off than they were last year at this point, and it turned out pretty well.

pops said...

not jumping off the bridge by any means. i still think this team is legit. but this team is beating itself with stupid shit. you cant but feel depressed about that.

dying alive said...

If I had any kind of editing skills, I'd make a highlight reel of all of Crosby's best goals and plays set to a medley of the "Crosby Suxxx!" chants from various arenas around the NHL.

wilsmith said...

everybody chill.
tomorrow, the Pens will kill.

pEktaS said...

@pops ya i hear you but i dont think its a leadership thin i think cros has that down pat he never stops working and does what is needed i just think thsi whole 7 in 11 with no practices and all the injuries is just to much...they have made due all year long but when they keep adding up at some point its gonna take effect. I hate this but im not worried i didnt like coach mike at first but hes proven me wrong with his plugins and i think they will work it out

as for the pp gonchar will help alot with getting the puck into the zone and noones better at the point than him on the pp

better to slump now than the end of the season

holygoligoski said...

I'm speechless.


Terrible first goal to start the game.. terrible refs.. terrible everything.

btumpak said...

we need a goal for confidence asap.

Rage said...

Sid or Geno drop the gloves and whether they get their ass whipped or not this team wakes up.

Just sayin

btumpak said...

SHOOT! geno come on!

wilsmith said...

hah wow.

fleuryous said...

COOKIE!


Momentum, guys...

btumpak said...

not over boys!!!

kstewy16 said...

Cookie Monster salvages some respect.

dying alive said...

Cook denying the shutout for Clemmensen. If nothing else, there's that.

pEktaS said...

ona side note it makes me so happy that we cdan play so well wiht all these injuries after filthadelphia was bitchin about one mediocre dman goin down in the playoffs

ahhhh such great times

anyways cooke just scored woot

pops said...

WOOOOOO!

kstewy16 said...

haha I love it, "Must be turn back the clock night for Bill McCreary" - Paul Steigerwald

Clutch and grab babby, clutch and grab.

kstewy16 said...

I spelled baby wrong.

FAIL.

jovi said...

hahahahah "we shall overcome"

hahahahah OMG that was great.

save of the nite

btumpak said...

just leave geno out there for the rest of the game

dying alive said...

haha I love it, "Must be turn back the clock night for Bill McCreary" - Paul Steigerwald

It's usually Errey who makes me laugh, but sometimes Steigerwald comes up with a real gem.

pEktaS said...

if we pull this off i might have a heart attack haha if we can get a goal here qucikly and use our magic in the last minute gaurentee we win in ot

pops said...

hope and pray mode in the last minutes of games is getting really annoying. haha.

i agree with all of you, there is nothing worse than studying for finals after a pens loss. usually i just say, fuck it.

fleuryous said...

Cooke had words with Clemmensen.


Probably told him that he penetrated him harder than Ron Jeremy.

kstewy16 said...

The Bibster makes me laugh with dumb things. Usually I'm laughing at him, but sometimes Steigy has a something good to say.

holygoligoski said...

If the Penguins score 2 goals in 2:57 I'm calling in sick tomorrow and Friday..

btumpak said...

huge right there bing

pops said...

dont do it! people might mistake it for call-in-gay day....

so bizarre that something like that exists.

jovi said...

its so true pEktaS ,

3-0 game, any normal NHL fan who have checked out.

but being a pens fan, u never know what crap they'll pull out.

- in it till the end

pEktaS said...

ouch

pops said...

i hope he dies

pops said...

or rather, "if he dies, he dies."

pEktaS said...

and that my friends is why you should wear a visor

btumpak said...

wish that was holik

wilsmith said...

uh oh, pops dropped the "question the leadership and coaching" card.

Those are two things about which fans generally have no idea.

We're not in the locker room.
T has probably forgot more hockey than anyone of us will know.

kstewy16 said...

Yikes, that was bad. Looks like it got him in the upper face. If it hit forehead it will just bleed real bad, but in the eye or cheek bones, that could be pretty bad.

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