Archive for the ‘Stanley Cup!’ Category

That’s all she wrote folks. The Stanley Cup has been awarded, the champagne has been popped and our 2012 NHL Draft Preview is underway. All in all it was a thoroughly entertaining season.
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Victory.

The Los Angeles Kings are your 2012 Stanley Cup champions.
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We’re on a roll with getting these up earlier than usual thanks to the fine handywork of YouTube(r) xXxCrosby87xXx whose movie making I have sampled frequently over the course of these Stanley Cup playoffs.
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The End Result.

The Los Angeles Kings got the break they’ve needed for some time now in the first period when Steve Bernier was sent off after taking a five minute major and game misconduct for a hit from behind on Rob Scuderi.
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Did Bailey send the e-mail?

Vitriol is noticeably absent on the ice during this Stanley Cup final beyond some chirping here and there — as I type this Jarret Stoll gets off scot free from a boarding call while Steve Bernier heads to the dressing room, go figure — but some hatred has popped up between the two Public Relations departments.
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Coach’s Corner was particularly poignant in its absurdity on Saturday night. While I understand that I’m totally playing into the hype machine by posting it here  — if you think this isn’t a strategy on their part, you’re insane, it’s all a publicity stunt — but this had to be shared.

Highlights include…
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He was not faking.

Hockey is an emotional game. Tempers tend to run EXTREMELY high and sometimes you say things you don’t necessarily mean, or that things that aren’t necessarily valid, or things that nobody needs to hear at all. Luckily now that we have guys in between the benches with microphones we get to hear more and more of these things.

Game five was one of those nights.

As Anton Volchenkov skated by the Los Angeles bench, Glenn Healy left his microphone on so he could talk for some reason. Surely it had nothing to do with insightful analysis. At any rate, we got a glimpse into the jargon of hockey and what’s said on the ice.

Do not watch this if you don’t like shows on HBO, R-rated movies, or swearing at-large. It is very rude.
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