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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Methios » Fri May 13, 2016 5:04 pm

Zagam wrote:Agreed. Sucks so bad, the Rams left.

I'm a Rams fan. Kroenke sucks massive dong. Fuck him too.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Zagam » Fri May 13, 2016 9:03 pm

Are most of the Rams fans from StL going to remain loyal to them in LA? I wonder how that works? NFL hints that Raiders may move to Las Vegas. Love how fan bases can just be fucked because of money.

Also, on topic, this series with the Pens and Lightning is going to be nasty. Lightning may have just had their shit wrecked by injuries.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Methios » Fri May 13, 2016 11:05 pm

Not from STL so I don't know about local fans, but I'll still follow them. I know plenty of people are pissed and have stopped caring because they got fucked over for years by Kroenke's stupid decisions.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Jules » Sat May 14, 2016 8:09 am

I feel for Bishop- that's not someone you ever want to see, from anyone.

We better not see Callahan for at least game 2.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Marko » Sat May 14, 2016 8:36 am

That hit was Letang's fault. He knew the forechecking was coming so he stopped, but he put himself in a dangerous position. Callahan had already begun his hitting motion when Letang turned his back to him. If they penalize him further I will very, very surprised.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Orrokk » Sat May 14, 2016 10:06 am

Marko wrote:That hit was Letang's fault. He knew the forechecking was coming

Pretty much, you see him look at callahan then turn his back to play the puck. that "don't hit players on the numbers" is bullshit if the defencemen put himself in a dangerous position instead of taking the hit.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Jules » Sat May 14, 2016 10:28 am

Regardless of the position Letang put himself in, Callahan shouldn't have driven his head in with his forearm. That's just dangerous and could have been avoided. But so goes the game- Letang came back so I don't really expect a suspension for it tbh.

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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Marko » Sat May 14, 2016 1:23 pm

Whimzee wrote:Regardless of the position Letang put himself in, Callahan shouldn't have driven his head in with his forearm.

Yeah, but his elbow to the head would've been a forearm push in the arm or chest if Letang didn't cower from the hit. Letang literally turned his back and bent over which put that elbow high on his back which then slid up into his head while Callahan was trying to stop. It was a super awkward hit and it's easy to see Callahan didn't properly finish it, but there was 0 chance he could've avoided it completely at that point.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Orrokk » Sat May 14, 2016 3:42 pm

Marko wrote: if Letang didn't cower from the hit. Letang literally turned his back and bent over


Classic french Canadian! haha. He made a bad decision but he's a hell of a defenceman.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Orontes » Tue May 17, 2016 3:51 am

Pittsburgh takes it in OT.

They're going to win another Cup....deal with it :)
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Zagam » Tue May 17, 2016 8:19 am

They're not going to win the conference finals if they don't stop allowing 2 goals in one period. I know Murray is young, and he holds himself together after allowing a goal, but it forces perfect play for the rest of the game. He got bailed out by the crossbar in the 3rd; otherwise, Pittsburgh leaves its home ice and has to win 4 of 5 to win the series. They got off lucky. They have to win at least 1 on the road, and even that puts them at a 1 game elimination. Wouldn't count on them winning until they can go take two on the road.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Jules » Tue May 17, 2016 9:25 am

Pittsburgh is holding on by a thread tbh. They need to start playing like they actually want the Cup.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Zagam » Wed May 18, 2016 10:41 pm

NOW THIS IS SOME PENGUINS HOCKEY!!!
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Malarowski » Wed May 25, 2016 12:36 pm

Hope they put flower back in for the 7th
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Zagam » Wed May 25, 2016 3:34 pm

Malarowski wrote:Hope they put flower back in for the 7th

You must not be a Penguins fan. The pulling of Murray was ridiculous and uncalled for. Murray gives Pittsburgh the best chance to win.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Jules » Wed May 25, 2016 4:09 pm

Zagam wrote:You must not be a Penguins fan.


He is most definitely not and his comment was sincere, I can assure you.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Orrokk » Wed May 25, 2016 7:03 pm

Zagam wrote: The pulling of Murray was ridiculous and uncalled for. Murray gives Pittsburgh the best chance to win.

My motto is "Trust the french Canadian", then again, I wouldnt mind seeing the lightning in the finals
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Meaning » Thu May 26, 2016 11:00 pm

LETS GO SHARKS
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Palin » Thu May 26, 2016 11:25 pm

The correct spelling is "Shraks"
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Zagam » Fri May 27, 2016 12:49 pm

The Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen is currently called the "Shark Tank" and will need to be renamed for the duration of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The only logical suggestion is the "Septic Tank" and may not even be reversed after the Penguins win in 7.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Melbu » Fri May 27, 2016 12:52 pm

ill root for shitsburg only because it doesn't snow in San Jose and my logic tells me they shouldn't have hockey in places where ice doesn't form naturally
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Zagam » Fri May 27, 2016 12:53 pm

It's "ShitsburgH" sir.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Melbu » Fri May 27, 2016 1:50 pm

Zagam wrote:It's "ShitsburgH" sir.


yea yea yea, its like 1 of 10 cities in the US that spells berg wrong

it was originally no H BTW

Pittsburg. Pennsylvania.
The city was chartered in 1816, its name being spelled without the h,
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Zagam » Fri May 27, 2016 2:26 pm

We ain't living in the 19th century now. At least you know some backstory to it - most people just spell it without the H because they don't know. Better are the ones who add H to cities that don't use one.
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Re: 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Postby Melbu » Fri May 27, 2016 2:31 pm

the only reason I know is cause I looked in up decades ago because my dad at one point had a Honus Wagner

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