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Re: Let's follow hockey in 2018/2019

Post by pinback » Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:21 am

we kicked ur ass bro
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Re: Let's follow hockey in 2018/2019

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:01 am

There's this thing I noticed this year where if I had a game on I would look over at the other monitor. And I never actually SAW Jack Eichel or Jeff Skinner score a goal. I'd hear the call then look to my right and then see it on replay.

So I thought, well, I'm going to have my attention on the game the whole time for this, so that won't be a problem.

Then they got shut out. So I'm like the weeping angels except for Sabres scoring goals.
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Post by pinback » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:06 pm

Holy crap I get that joke only because Kathy has forced me to watch Doctor "Who" for the last several months.

(You guys, his name really isn't "Doctor Who", that's the imperative question that's on everyone's minds! I didn't realize that until I started watching. I thought that was his name.)

(It isn't.)
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Post by pinback » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:08 pm

(Unless it was in the early-ass original episodes, which I am definitely not going to watch.)
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Re: Let's follow hockey in 2018/2019

Post by AArdvark » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:20 pm

I was watching that back when the curly haired guy with the long scarf was playing him......(google google google)

Tom Baker (ding!)

Once he left I kinda got out of it. But this was about hockey wasn't it?

How about them Sabres!

One thing i noticed is that Gnews will never put a hockey article in their leading sports stories. It's been basketball football basketball football for a month now.

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Re: Let's follow hockey in 2018/2019

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:41 pm

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Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:08 pm
(Unless it was in the early-ass original episodes, which I am definitely not going to watch.)
Yeah. I respect them. I appreciate them on a "they exist" level. (Well, the BBC taped over some of them.) But man, you have to be made up of sterner stuff than I to be able to watch them today. And again, total respect for the 50 years of shows they have been doing.

There was one thing I saw that they did that I thought was clever. The original actor that played the original Doctor Who died in 1975. So he wasn't coming back from that one. I saw some trailer where a living actor was playing the original Doctor Who.

This might be it?



("Doctor Who," once you know what it means, may also be the best title for any TV show in history.)
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Re: Let's follow hockey in 2018/2019

Post by pinback » Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:50 am

Well, after being essentially out of the playoff race with a couple weeks left, the Avs went 7-0-2 in their last nine games, and will now make the playoffs if they get a single point in either of their last two games, or if the Coyotes don't win both of theirs.

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Post by pinback » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:06 am

The Avs are taking on the #1 seed in the West, the Calgary Flamers.

First game, the Flames shut the Avs out, and it appeared the series would go as I predicted, 4-0, with the Avs never scoring a single point.

In game two, the Avs were about to go down 2-0 in the series. But with an empty net, they managed to tie it up in the last minute, and Nathan McKinnon #29, the greatest ice hockey player in history, landed a rifle shot halfway through OT to bring the series even.

Last night, the Avs destroyed the Flames like they were a girls' high school team.

Avs up 2-1 in the series. Do you believe in relatively unexpected outcomes?!?!!
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Post by pinback » Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:26 pm

Avs are now up 3-1. I was gonna say "somehow", but no, it's because they are destroying the will of the #1 seed Flames.

Oh, also this shit:



Oh yeah, and this shit:



I started following this team at the exact moment in history when they got bad. Really bad. And they've been bad the whole time. This is the first time I've ever felt like they were really good. I wasn't expecting much, playing the #1 seed, but after this, I'm wondering just how far they can go.
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Re: Let's follow hockey in 2018/2019

Post by AArdvark » Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:44 pm

Amerks are in the hunt this year! I predict one and done but I've been wrong before..

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Re: Let's follow hockey in 2018/2019

Post by pinback » Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:34 pm

Jesus Christ, the Avs are belittling the Flames like a bunch of one-eyed kittens.

This is the first time I've ever seen them win a playoff series. It's weird rooting for a team that won everything before you became a fan. Nobody is happy for an Avs fan. But they should be happy for us. We paid our dues.

I watched the Avs win both of their Cups and was booing the whole time. Oh well.

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Re: Let's follow hockey in 2018/2019

Post by Jizaboz » Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:16 am

Leafs were playing a good "physical game" then sucked.
Hurricanes sucked.
I'm out.

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