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BS: NHL 2010 - 11

03 Oct 10 - 10:35 AM (#2998695)
Subject: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

Thursday... I always like to watch the first Habs/Leafs game. This year, it FEELS like fall so I am more keen than usual.


04 Oct 10 - 08:17 AM (#2999255)
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From: Beer

Great to have these two rivals face off. No matter how bad the Leafs can be they certainly do not show this when they play the Canadians. I'm not a Leaf fan but I do wish them success.
"Go Wings Go"
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04 Oct 10 - 09:44 AM (#2999300)
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From: wysiwyg

I believe our Pens open against the Flyers... always a great evening when those two clash.

~Susan


04 Oct 10 - 11:07 PM (#2999779)
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From: Beer

Indeed that should be a good match up. i can't believe that the season is just about ready to begin. Boy is that a sign of summers' end.
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05 Oct 10 - 12:29 PM (#3000231)
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From: wysiwyg

We didn't get that game on our cable, how did it go?

~S~


09 Oct 10 - 05:36 AM (#3003079)
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From: wysiwyg

Let me be the first (Mudcatter) to say that the Pens are now off to a suckatudinous season.

~Susan


09 Oct 10 - 07:54 AM (#3003131)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

The HABS are just lulling the others into a false sense of security.


09 Oct 10 - 11:24 AM (#3003224)
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From: Beer

Gnu, that is quite a crafty statement.
I hate to say this but I think that Toronto will have more points than the Habs this year. They really didn't do much to improve their team and placing all that pressure on Price is one hell of a huge chance. Management may have it correct but here in Montreal it is the fans who determine if you are going to make it. Sorry, but if Price has a few bad games......Look out.
Wings had a good one last evening.
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09 Oct 10 - 11:58 AM (#3003237)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

That's the Price you pay eh?


10 Oct 10 - 08:47 AM (#3003700)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Beer

To tired to watch the third period but was pleased with the results when I read of the Wings victory.
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10 Oct 10 - 09:19 AM (#3003704)
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From: olddude

Sabres this year, I hope


12 Oct 10 - 09:53 AM (#3005162)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: wysiwyg

Is it just me, or are the Devils forwards not too interested in giving Kovy the puck?

Someting like this: "Sure, Kovy, come on in an eat up our entire salary cap. We didn't really want raises anyhow, and we don't really mind playing one whole offensive line short-- because your salary prevents us from bringing in people to cover injuries. Be guess what?!? We still prefer to score our own goals now that mgmt has decided to focus a bit less on defense and actually try to have an offense. You want the puck?
Get the damn puck yourself!"

~S~


16 Feb 11 - 09:38 AM (#3096449)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

The OPP are cracking down on speeders heading into Toronto . For the first offense, they give you 2 Maple leaf tickets. If you get stopped a second time, they make you use them.


===================================


Q. What do you call 30 millionaires around a TV watching the   Stanley Cup playoffs ?

A. The   Toronto Maple Leafs

==============================



Q. What do the Maple Leafs   and Billy Graham have in common?

A. They both can make 70,000 people stand up and yell "Jesus Christ".

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Q. How do you keep a Toronto Maple Leaf out of your yard?

A. Put up a goal net .

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Q. What do you call a Maple Leaf with a   Stanley Cup   ring?

A. Real Old

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Q. How many Maple Leafs does it take to win a   Stanley Cup ?

A. Nobody remembers.

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Q. What do the Maple Leafs and possums have in common?

A. Both play dead at home and get killed on the road!


17 Feb 11 - 09:17 AM (#3097112)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Becca72

Great one, Gnu! I need to send that to my friend who, sadly, is a Leafs fan. :-)


17 Feb 11 - 09:58 AM (#3097147)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: 3refs

Q-What's the difference between a Toronto Maple Leaf Stanley Cup winning team photo and a Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup winning team photo?
A-One is printed in colour!


17 Feb 11 - 10:23 PM (#3097645)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Beer

Fat chance, but I'd love to see them make the playoffs.
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18 Feb 11 - 08:11 PM (#3098375)
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From: maple_leaf_boy

The Leafs aren't far away. They're only six points behind Carolina (they're in 8th place in the conference). They might have a shot at
the playoffs this season. I'll pay more attention if they actually do.


18 Feb 11 - 10:35 PM (#3098407)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Beer

Good luck to you maple leaf boy. I do hope they get in the first round at least.
I got the end of some trade tonight that took place but not sure what really took place.
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01 Mar 11 - 11:42 AM (#3105005)
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From: Dave MacKenzie

It can't be true - the NHL considering outlawing the fight!


01 Mar 11 - 12:51 PM (#3105054)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Beer

Just a rumor Dave, just a rumor.
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01 Mar 11 - 02:09 PM (#3105100)
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From: 3refs

The new flag they're waving now in the NHL is concussions.
I don't know the number of players who have had their careers ended because of fighting and can only name one. But, I could name a few who have had shortened careers because of the new rules to eliminate fighting!
I'm not in favour of staged fights, but I do think there's room in the game for the guy who says "hit him again and I'll break your nose"!

Leafs....4 points out!


01 Mar 11 - 03:19 PM (#3105126)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

3... me too. Fact is, there are bullies and dirty players and the refs can't watch them all the time. Taking away the recourse of pounding a guy without losing your career just ain't right. And, I don't think I have to explain the "hired gun" scenario to any hockey fans here.


01 Mar 11 - 03:45 PM (#3105145)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: 3refs

10-4 gnu


01 Mar 11 - 03:46 PM (#3105146)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Dave MacKenzie

I do think there's room in the game for the guy who says "hit him again and I'll break your nose"!

Sid the Kid's enforcer obviously didn't say it soon enough.


01 Mar 11 - 04:38 PM (#3105177)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Beer

Heard some sport caster (x player)say a few evening ago that if they got rid of the helmet it would drastically reduce head shots resulting in concussions.Hmmmm!! I like that idea.
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03 Mar 11 - 08:28 AM (#3106159)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

Big win for TO last night. I would have liked to have seen the OT.


03 Mar 11 - 01:01 PM (#3106320)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Beer

I can't believe that Toronto is in striking distance.
"Go Leafs Go".
That was a really big win for them Gnu.
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23 Mar 11 - 08:59 AM (#3119703)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: 3refs

(just for the giggle folks)

Dear Abby,

I am a crack dealer in Brockville, ON who has a steady flow of
customers from the nearby high school. My parents live in a suburb of Toronto and one of my sisters, who lives in Kitchener, is married to a transvestite.

My father and mother have recently been arrested for growing and
selling marijuana and are currently dependent on my other two sisters, who are prostitutes in Hamilton.

I have two brothers. One is currently serving a life sentence with no parole for 25 years for a murder in 1994. The other brother is currently in jail awaiting charges of sexual misconduct.

I have recently become engaged to marry a former Thai prostitute
who lives in Windsor and is still a part-time "working girl" in a
brothel.

All things considered, my main problem is this: I love my fiance
and look forward to bringing her into the family. I certainly want to be totally honest with her. Should I tell her about my cousin, who is a Leaf's fan???


23 Mar 11 - 10:55 AM (#3119794)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Beer

Hahahahahahahaha!!!!!
Excellent. made my day. Must cut and paste this and send it to my brother in law leaf fan.
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31 Mar 11 - 01:57 PM (#3125647)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: maple_leaf_boy

Buffalo beat the Rangers 1-0, and Carolina beat Montreal 6-2.


14 Apr 11 - 08:58 AM (#3135042)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

And the real season begins. GO HABS!!!

Are The Wings in it this year?


14 Apr 11 - 09:06 AM (#3135047)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Den

Go Canucks. This has got to be our year.


14 Apr 11 - 10:55 AM (#3135107)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Beer

Ha! Ha!, Gnu. Good one.
"Go WINGS Go"

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14 Apr 11 - 11:02 AM (#3135110)
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From: Becca72

Let's Go Caps!!


14 Apr 11 - 12:13 PM (#3135147)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: 3refs

For the 6th season in a row, I have to pick another team to cheer for during the playoffs!
Always been a closet Canadiens fan.
Cheered for Philly when a cousin played for them.
Can't stand the Capitals.
Not big on the Penguins.
Nashville just means I have a "Pekka" in my playoff pool!(cold and deep too)
Ducks are good eating.
Lightning never strikes twice in the same place.
Rangers need Messier to guarantee things.
Boston is just like a "big ugly bear.
Sabres are as dull as a butter knife.
Detroit can't fly on one wing.
Coyotes are a nuisance.
Blackhawks have almost been wiped out already once this year.
Kings will get de-crowned.
Sharks are endangered.
Canucks....hmmm, the Canucks? J/C...don't tell anyone!


14 Apr 11 - 03:13 PM (#3135265)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

3reafs.... "Canadiens fan"

You and Stevie 2. Hell, he even got the French-language leaders debate moved from tonight to last night so he could watch the game!


14 Apr 11 - 10:49 PM (#3135524)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Jack the Sailor

I'm for Pens in the East and Canucks in the West.

I can't bring myself to cheer for the Habs. More cups than a Victoria's secret.


15 Apr 11 - 09:42 AM (#3135712)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: 3refs

There's no shame in (closet)cheering for a team that has won 23 cups!

When I pick my "all-time" 1st team of all-stars, there will be one guy who played briefly for the Leafs and maybe as many as 3 Canadiens!

I would love the Leafs to get back on track. To the point where I have considered selling my soul(Lucifer cowered at the thought, and said he couldn't afford it). My Leafs shirt, with the statement "There's always next year!" has become a holy relic and been retrieved from the "rag bag" on numerous occasions over the decades!

I'm trying to do something different this year(Canucks), hoping it will make a difference next year!


15 Apr 11 - 04:11 PM (#3135926)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: wysiwyg

GO PENS!

GO HAWKS!

~Susan


16 Apr 11 - 10:41 AM (#3136332)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

Gordie Howe's response to the question
"Why did players always wear a cup, but not always a helmet?"
"You can always get someone to do your thinking for you.


16 Apr 11 - 10:52 AM (#3136337)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Jack the Sailor

True, no shame. But no interest as well.


20 Apr 11 - 06:05 AM (#3138824)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

Three blondes died and found themselves standing before St.
> Peter. He told
> them that before they
> could enter the Kingdom, they had to tell him what Easter
> represented.
>
> The first blonde, an American, said "Easter is a holiday
> where they have a
> big feast and we give
> thanks and eat turkey."
>
> St. Peter said, "Noooooo," and wouldn't let her in.
>
> The second blonde, a Brit, said "Easter is when we
> celebrate Jesus's birth
> and exchange gifts."
>
> St. Peter said, "Noooooo," and he wouldn't let her in
> either.
>
> The third blonde, a Canadian, said she knew what Easter
> was, and St.Peter
> said, "So, tell me."
>
> She said, "Easter is a Christian holiday that coincides
> with the Jewish
> festival of Passover. Jesus
> was having Passover feast with his disciples when he was
> betrayed by
> Judas, and the Romans
> arrested him. The Romans hung him on the cross and
> eventually he died.
> Then they buried him
> in a tomb behind a very large boulder ..... "
>
> St. Peter said, "Verrrrrry good."
>
> Then the blonde continued, "Now, every year the Jews roll
> away the boulder
> and Jesus comes out.
> If he sees his shadow, we have six more weeks of hockey."
>
> St. Peter fainted.


20 Apr 11 - 11:02 AM (#3138982)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: maple_leaf_boy

When I started reading it, I was hoping for another Leafs joke, Gnu.


21 Apr 11 - 12:00 AM (#3139430)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: wysiwyg

GO PENS!

~S~


21 Apr 11 - 10:58 AM (#3139694)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Beer

Now the Wings can rest and lick their wounds and be ready for the next series.
"Go Wings Go"
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24 Apr 11 - 12:46 PM (#3141675)
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From: maple_leaf_boy

Great OT victory for the Bruins.
I have a joke. A guy goes into a bar with his pet alligator. He asks
the bartender "Do you serve Habs fans here?" The bartender says "We
certainly do." The man says, "Alright, make it a scotch on the rocks
for me, and a Habs fan for my alligator."


11 May 11 - 11:02 AM (#3152122)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

So Beer... gettin any extra beer in for tomorrow night?


14 May 11 - 06:15 PM (#3154190)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

17-16 for the Sharks.

GO CANUCKS!

Yeah, that's right. I said it. Call me a Canuck. I can't help it. I am a flag waving nut.


14 May 11 - 07:23 PM (#3154216)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Jack the Sailor

My Dad cheers for whatever team that has a Newfoundlander on it.

He has three teams to cheer for in the semi finals.

Danny Cleary lost out to Ryan Clowe. Now its Teddy Purcell vs Mike Ryder and
Ryan Clowe vs the Canucks


14 May 11 - 11:26 PM (#3154278)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Beer

Been away, and leaving again. Brother just had a liver transplant. Thanks to the fucking tainted blood scandal that took place in Canada about 20 years ago. I am now leaving for London Ontario tomorrow a.m. for a celebration instead of a funeral.
Hockey,
yes I am disappointed that the Wings are out but not that sad.   Old age creeping in I guess. However, I just want to say that i have been treated over the past recent years to some extraordinary play by a few individuals on the Red wing team. now I am not a Leaf,Canadian, Boston or all the other team followers, but I do appreciate Excellencies when i see it. To me Linstrum, Dys...,are tops. They will not be around for much longer but i can chearish their wonderful play and sportsmanship. Like Gnu, I will now lean to wards Van.Canucks but Will also watch the Yzerman team as a second choice.
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14 May 11 - 11:38 PM (#3154280)
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From: Beer

Hay jack!!! I'm with your dad as well.
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15 May 11 - 06:09 AM (#3154354)
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From: gnu

GREAT NEWS BEER!


28 May 11 - 12:47 PM (#3161780)
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From: gnu

GO CANUCKS!


30 May 11 - 05:25 PM (#3162808)
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From: wysiwyg

GO BROONS!


30 May 11 - 05:45 PM (#3162813)
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From: Jack Campin

This is the real NHL.


30 May 11 - 05:49 PM (#3162818)
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From: Jeri

Both types can be hazardous to teeth.


02 Jun 11 - 04:44 PM (#3164357)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

Jeri... HAHAHAHAAAA!

One down, three to go.

Canucks in 7. (Yes, I am cynical.)


02 Jun 11 - 07:10 PM (#3164433)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: olddude

Canucks for sure ... I sure hope so, not a boston fan at all


02 Jun 11 - 08:50 PM (#3164472)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

Boston sucks eh. Hehehehehee.

I really don't have a dog in this fight. I just wanna see good CLEAN hockey. But, if I gotta pick a team I can't pick Boston even though I have more connection to The Boston States than Lotus Land simply because their name is "Canucks".

Silly? Yup.

GO WESTERN HABS! (It IS a Canuck joke... really.)


03 Jun 11 - 09:23 AM (#3164687)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: Den

Well I certainly have a horse in this race and have been a long suffering Canucks fan since '82. Seen them play a number of times, even saw Gretsky when he played for the Kings. Not bad for an Irishman, (me, not Gretsky).

I'll be in Vancouver on the 15th. I'm hoping the final will last that long. It would be nice to catch the buzz in the city on game 7.


04 Jun 11 - 12:35 AM (#3165018)
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From: J-boy

I suppose given my proximity to Boston (Hub of New England and all that) I should care. But I don't. All I want is an NFL season for 2011.


05 Jun 11 - 10:03 AM (#3165456)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

Wow!


06 Jun 11 - 07:43 PM (#3166229)
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From: gnu

Bruins by three tonight?


06 Jun 11 - 08:05 PM (#3166238)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: wysiwyg

Well they kinda gotta, eh?

~S~


06 Jun 11 - 10:12 PM (#3166278)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

Told ya... and, yeah, it's by 4 right now. It's all so predickedupyerasstable. When it comes down to one game is when we are gonna see some real hockey. Oh, this is good hockey... but it ain't real hockey. This Bud's for you.


10 Jun 11 - 09:01 PM (#3168700)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

I lied apparently. REAL hockey is on the go. The beer selling apprears to be over and done with. These lads are really playing hockey and it's a joy to watch!


11 Jun 11 - 01:22 PM (#3168959)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: GUEST,ollaimh

leafs fans are delusional to think that many habs fans or the team cares about toronto--or has for forty years. the habs have a real rival and its the bruins--too bad we couldn't have given the leafs two graboskis so they wouldn't have given the bruins the sequin.no one cares about the leafs but leaf fans

the leafs will be awfull untill they management that cares about winning and not just making money.

burke is signing neanderthalls. maybe they make the playoffs next year but really the odds are against it. they keep going for goons and ignoring the draft. i did think the colborn acquisition was good. but their defense really needs coaching to play defense and not just to try amd take everyones head off and getting out of position all the time.

the habs prospects are good. price and suban are the real deal and there are a dozen good prospects in the system. they do have to send gomez to the minors and concentrate in signing the talent they have, and maybe a top forward if they can.

but really leafd fans , NO ONE SCARES ABOUT THE MOST SCREWED UP TEAM IN THE LAST FORTY YEARS. SO WHAT IF THEY GET UP FOR HABS GAMES--WHAT ABOUT THE OTHER 76?


13 Jun 11 - 07:59 PM (#3170157)
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From: gnu

ARE YOU READY?


15 Jun 11 - 10:43 PM (#3171252)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

Ten minutes... no way. Well done Boston!

The only thing I liked about this game was seeing that big asshole bully Chara getting an elbow in the head from the blind side. I have seen little hockey this year but when I see a guy that big pick fights with smaller guys just to beat the shit out of them when they won't back down for ratings by viewers with a warped sense of reality... well... I wish he had ended up off the ice for good. It's that kind of crap that caused me to stop watching hockey years ago.

Until the rules are enforced and the goons are gone... even the Stanley Cup finals are hard to watch for me. I had hoped it would change in the final games but it didn't. I think this is the last year for me. Too much dirty play on both sides. Too much piss poor reffing... all obviously paid for by the beer companies, the advertisers, the owners, the networks...


16 Jun 11 - 11:09 AM (#3171485)
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From: Bob the Postman

Let me be the first to say that it wasn't Vancouverites that did this terrible thing. The authorities should never have allowed all those hose-heads from Surrey into the downtown core.


16 Jun 11 - 03:27 PM (#3171613)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

Hahahaaa... but still unreal... sickening and disgusting. Fact is, if that is the way they behave because of the reffing perhaps it's better that the Canucks lost (to a BETTER team) so their true colours are seen... fuckin ASSHOLES! I am appalled.


28 Jun 11 - 11:45 PM (#3178076)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

Finally... this big bully has been loose for toooo long... I didn't watch much hockey this year but when I saw him pick fights with smaller guys for the sole intention of beating them up it made me sick (you can watch it on You Tube... my buddy thinks it's funny to show it to his 8 year old son!!! It teaches the lad about REAL life!!! Fer fuck sake!!!???).

I hope this piece of shit does jail time. Seeing him hoist Lord Stanley's Cup was truly unreal for me. He's the reason I watch hockey so little these days. Boston was the better team but if this guy helped them win by his dirty tactics I really don't wanna see any more hockey ever again until this kinda crap is stopped.

MONTREAL - Zdeno Chara hoisted the Stanley Cup as captain of the Boston Bruins two weeks ago. Now the big defenceman will have something else on his hands: a meeting with Montreal cops.

Montreal police announced Tuesday that they intend to question Chara soon but they wouldn't say when or where they planned to do it.

A probe is nearing completion into the Chara hit last March that sidelined Montreal forward Max Pacioretty and sparked demands for a crackdown on hockey violence.

A police spokesman said Chara was the final person they needed to speak with to complete their investigation; after that, the Crown will decide whether to press charges.

"The last person to meet is the person targeted by the investigation and that will be done in the coming weeks or months," Ian Lafreniere said.

"In terms of whether or not it's going to happen in Boston or whether it will happen here (in Montreal), we don't discuss those details and we never publicize the fact that we're meeting a suspect."

The combination of Chara's high profile and the hockey-mad culture of Montreal have made for an unusual case.

When Chara shoved his rival into a stanchion, breaking a vertebra and ending his season on March 8, he received a game misconduct.

The NHL, however, ruled the hit was legal and did not hand out a suspension. That prompted a flood of calls to the Montreal police switchboard where ordinary Montrealers offered to report an assault.

Quebec's director of criminal prosecutions then ordered an investigation into the hit, which will ultimately result in the police encounter with Chara.

The meeting has taken a while to set up; police declined to question Chara during the Bruins' two-month championship playoff run.

"Most of these people were hockey players so in terms of (them being) available was hard because they were involved in the finals also," Lafreniere said.

Lafreniere noted that the Boston Bruins have been extremely co-operative, having hired a Montreal lawyer to act as an intermediary.

Experts have weighed in that they felt it was unlikely that Chara would face any charges.

Pacioretty, himself, has said he was "upset" and "disgusted" that a player could get away with such a hit and not be punished by the NHL. However, he has also said he disagrees with resorting to criminal prosecution.

Pacioretty reacted Tuesday with a terse statement on his Twitter page: "Last comment on this: I hope Chara is NOT prosecuted. I have moved on from my incident and I hope everyone else can do the same," he wrote. "All I am focused on is getting ready for next season, and will no longer comment on the past."

The promising young forward, who also sustained a concussion, recently signed a new two-year contract with the Canadiens and is expected to be ready for next season.

News of the police plans to question Chara triggered instantaneous, scornful reactions from Boston media and fans on Twitter.

One typical fan comment quipped: "Montreal police are still bringing in Chara for questioning? Waste of taxpayer dollars. I hope he brings the Cup with him."

Another Bruins fan joked: "I can imagine the line of questioning now. 'So, Mr. Chara... What's it (like) to win the Cup? Can we have a picture?'"


29 Jun 11 - 12:15 PM (#3178372)
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From: Jack the Sailor

Its a bad hit.

But the Boston announcer sees no intent.


25 Aug 11 - 06:00 PM (#3212710)
Subject: RE: BS: NHL 2010 - 11
From: gnu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYDaZIYGSlY&feature=player_embedded