Category Archives: Pittsburgh Penguins

Lightning on Top (of Detroit!)

After watching the Lightning lose miserably one too many times (and trust me, my tolerance for watching them lose has developed painfully high threshholds over time), I finally gave up and haven’t even checked their standings in quite a while. … Continue reading

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Who Was that Team?

The team was wearing black and blue with lightning bolts all over, but the team that played to win last night against the Pittsburgh Penguins was not the same team I’ve watched stumble feebly around the ice the past six … Continue reading

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Shut Out!

The swell of team pride, the excitement of scoring goals, have become all but distant memories for me. Oh, I have stubbornly hung on and still call the Tampa Bay Lightning my team, but as the years pass and the … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Champs!

Ladies and gentlemen, your 2008 Stanley Cup champions! I must admit to only watching a few measly minutes of the first period, and I will write “I am a hockey slacker” one hundred times and vow to do better next … Continue reading

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Oh, COME ON!

Triple overtime? And Detroit still hasn’t won already? OK, Detroit, let’s have a heart-to-heart. I don’t even like you, as my heart is true to a certain fumbling, tripping, embarrassing team from Tampa, but I buried the hatchet to root … Continue reading

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3 Down, 1 To Go…

The Red Wings came out of whatever stupor they were under that allowed the Penguins to win the other night, and they are now 3-1 in the playoffs. They can finish off the Penguins in game #5 on Monday, and … Continue reading

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Detroit

I didn’t catch Game #3, so imagine my disappointment when I clicked over to NHL.com, hoping to read how Detroit crushed Pittsburgh, chewed them up, and spit them out…and instead read that Pittsburgh won 3-2! Please tell me this is … Continue reading

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