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Apparently the above picture of Marc Staal getting a hockey puck in the eye has fwightened the wittle Staal boys, who have since run to their trainers to to bolt on little plastic shields like Europeans or something. Fittingly, this comes after their Mom said they should.

This is just the latest way The Game Has Changed for the worse, as the trio of 6’4″ monsters (Eric, Jordan and Marc) have set the precedent for other fraidy-cats who want to protect themselves from potential career ending injuries and prolong their careers by putting on something that won’t affect their actual games in the slightest.

Pff. Soft, you guys. I’ve written about this before.

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Update:

Phew! That was getting scary!

For awhile there it seemed like the NHL and NHLPA were just going to string us along with phony deadlines, and that they wouldn’t really negotiate, and they’d just sit there while the hockey season passed by and our emotions were played like the strings on a mandolin, but THANK GOD they aren’t that dumb. Not like anyone is, but still…phew.

To think, this whole time, the deadlines they were giving us were real, amirite? I mean, not to sound like a skeptic, but there were times when I wasn’t so sure. They have been talking on the phone, they have been sending each other emails, and through professionalism, honesty, and hard work, they reached a compromise that’s acceptable for both sides. Wow. It’s almost too good to be true. You know what they say: a good compromise leaves both sides feeling screwed, and even though they may not love the deal, they did what they had to do for the fans. I mean, there’s no game with us, y’know? They obviously know. Read the rest of this entry »