Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The Morning Skate for Tuesday, April 28th

Bullet points for what you missed while having nightmares of swine flu...
Double Game 7's tonight! If the Devils and Canes play a Game 7, does anyone notice? I'm pretty sure I have nothing better to do on a Tuesday than hang out here and / or at MYFO's live blog, so pop in and say hi.

29 comments:

Raquel said...

Given that the allotted mourning time seems to have passed here in FHF Land, can I now request a Jaro post re: his appearance in the third period of Game 3?

Sheriff25 said...

@Raquel: I hope Jaro makes an appearance. It would be nice to see how he felt playing that period.

GO SHARKS!!

Snicker...

Word verif: ressed
"The Sharks will finally get some ressed after getting dumped by the Ducks last night."

James said...

Good thing the Sharks are done yet again. Maybe they'll think about breaking up their team a bit? Maybe we could get in on a Thornton auction?
Rather see him than Vinny here, and can you really blame all their playoffs woes on him? I mean, he did have 5 points in 6 games...

Anyway, food for thoughts.

HabsFan29 said...

Ja-ro! Ja-ro! Ja-ro!

(I don't write 'em, don't look at me)

Every Shark will be subject of trade and UFA rumours now. I'm sure we can get Claude Lemieux cheap.

South Shore Habs Fan said...

@ James
He had most of those points in one game. Useless in the others.

The guy's an arrogant douche who can't put his money where his mouth is. He's point-per-game in the regular season, but has 48 pts in 70 playoff games (for comparison, Kovy's off year saw him net 47 points in 73 games). Saku, the 34-year old half-blind cancer survivor who has centred Richard Zednik and Oleg Petrov for God's sake, has the same number of points in 16 fewer playoff games. Not to mention that we need scoring, and Thornton is a playmaker.

I wouldn't touch him with a 20-foot pole.


I'd rather raid the Flames or the Flyers.

kevincrumbs said...

@SSHF: Yeah, I agree. Stay away from Thornton. He'd be perfect for a team like Florida or Atlanta, though.

Boob Gainey said...

I wouldn't blame Thornton, or anyone else. The Ducks played very well and Hiller stole a game or two at the start of the series.

The Wings ought to be afraid. Very afraid.

d. said...

Woah, woah. Let's lay off the Petrov bashing, eh? Totally uncalled for. Dude was a frickin' bowling ball during his time here and I for one appreciated everyone of his brilliant moves that he never finished on.

In other news, was Claude injured during the Shark's run? Seems he might have been the missing ingredient for a little playoff clutch hockey on their part.

(word verif: skiere - there were lots of bikini clad skieres of the melting slopes this past weekend)

Damn, now I'm all nostalgic again.

Ben Dugas said...

I used to refer to Petrov as "the Matrix" because the film was a big deal at the time and those moves he'd almost pull off looked liked he had to sort of freeze time to do.

South Shore Habs Fan said...

@ BD
Apparently that's now Krejci's nickname. *sigh*


I was thinking this morning about what I would do if I were in Bob's shoes, and I came up with this:

1) Publicly announce that Saku will not be back next year - make some comment about new leadership and a fresh face on the franchise.
2) Once the playoffs finish, trade Pleks, Higgins, Gorges, and Subban for Lecavalier and St Louis.
3) Unretire #4 for Lecavalier to wear.
4) On June 30th, the day before Lecav's NTC kicks in, trade him to Minnesota with Max Lapierre for Mikko Koivu. Name Mikko the new captain.
6) Trade St Louis and Latendresse to Phoenix for Shane Doan. Make Doan the new team spokesman.
7) ????
8) PROFIT!

It might fuck our team over (or not, on second thought), but it would be hella fun to watch =D

South Shore Habs Fan said...

9) Learn how to number things correctly

boob gainey said...

Come on Caps!

Bryan said...

i'm the opposite. im ecstatic the flames are out so i don't have to listen to the worst fans in hockey anymore. im pissed the sharks lost cuz i took 3 of them in my pool. i figured enough was enough and they'd finally go far.

Boob Gainey said...

Fedorov!

HabsFan29 said...

holy fuck fedorov

and ovie almost killed him on the celebration

HabsFan29 said...

oh Lundqvist

lawyergirl77 said...

FEDEROV!!!!

(Am "watching" it on nhl.com at work!! Yay!!!)

lawyergirl77 said...

yay! Hockey won't be dead for me in the second round after all! Go Caps Go!!

HabsFan29 said...

nice epic collapse Rangers

lawyergirl77 said...

Couldn't have happened to a nicer bunch of guys... *snort*

Boob Gainey said...

How long before Tortorella is back on TV?

lawyergirl77 said...

Boob - ugh, that was the one thing that was good about having him coach the Blueshirts... he wasn't yapping at me on tv anymore.

Moey said...

Rangers outplayed them, but I'm glad the Caps won.....I'd like to see the Pens kick Caps butt.

HabsFan29 said...

OMFG whalers!

Boob Gainey said...

Marty! WTF?

Boob Gainey said...

Bad news for Broon haters. I would have given the Pens more of a chance than the Canes.

HabScot said...

Holy crap

lawyergirl77 said...

Dammit - I was hoping for a Pens/Caps conference final. Poo.

moeman said...

Go Canes.