Archive for the ‘Awk-warrrd’ Category

A pensive stare

To build upon the earlier nonchalance demonstrated by the Vancouver Canucks who claimed they didn’t care about what the Kings write on their twitter account, Dustin Brown took a well-timed shot at his communications department for their wit and charm.

The line of reasoning is basically “we know better, they should too.” Watch. Read the rest of this entry »

Tweet Free Zone

The most disappointing part of my day today was the Los Angeles Kings apologizing for the tweet we brought to your attention earlier today. Seriously, own it or don’t. Last night it was cool, now the sober second thought is sorry? Come on.

The official response, as I see it, probably should have been along these lines.


Be the fun, edgy NHL twitter account or don’t. There is no middle ground and I would prefer to be entertained than having homer fans RT’ed repeatedly.

Surprisingly, when asked for their opinion, the Canucks simply stated they don’t care. Imagine that, a hockey team sticks to their guns and maintains their “we only care about what happens during the game” attitude. Here’s the video evidence. Read the rest of this entry »

"D'jou guys see that oh man I was right there!!1!"

In last night’s Penguins/Flyers game, things got a little heated. Flyers’ coach Peter Laviolette blamed Dan Bylsma and the Penguins for creating the on-ice chaos by putting their fourth line on the ice after some drama (they hadn’t played in 12 minutes), so he snapped a Max Talbot stick over the glass in the Pens direction, half of which ended up in their bench (“Said Talbot, “It was sad. That was a good stick.”)

Either way, Pens assistant coach Tony Granato got fired up in return, and stood on the bench to go face-to-face with Laviolette.

While all this took place, poor Pierre McGuire who was “Between the Glass” had no idea what do with himself. Do I look down? Up? What do I do with my arms?

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