RECAP: GAME 28. The flames of Hell

It doesn’t matter who you’re playing — you do not want to be down 1-0 less than a minute into the game. And you really don’t want to be down 2-0 before the 10-minute mark of the first period. Even though the Flames clawed back and got one of those goals back, they were playing […]


Sidney Crosby out this weekend, and be careful saying as to why

Let’s see. 1. There is a disease that is going around the NHL called ” the Mumps ” 2. One of the symptoms of the disease is swelling of the face. 3. Sidney Crosby showed up this morning looking like this: After the Penguins said he would play, they have decided to sit Crosby out: […]


Despres Making the Most of his Playing Time

There was a brief instance in the Rangers game on Monday night that gave me a stark realization about the play and progression of Simon Despres. With the Penguins having just mounted a comeback to tie the game late in the third, Despres was put in an awkward position in the neutral zone. The puck […]


RECAP: Game 26. Pens lose 4-3 in Overtime One thing you can count on when the Penguins and Rangers get together is a wild time. The Rangers paid the Penguins back for that wild shootout win in this one. Calvin Klein scored the OT classic goal, and the Rangers got a much-needed extra point. If you’re into silver linings, the Penguins battled […]

NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Rangers

What the Hell Happened: Pens fall in OT

Rangers get a goal in OT by some loaner. Win 4-3. Three stars 3. Evgeni Malkin – Malkin took over the third period. He sparked a two-goal rally in the third. 2. Rick Nash – Rick Nash used to be fat and suck. Now he is just fat. Totally different player. He scored a goal […]