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Month: May 2018

Win City

Win City

Well now the have more wins in the Stanley Cup than you….   Game 2 is next week some time or something.

History of the Jets/Coyotes/Thrashers/Jets

History of the Jets/Coyotes/Thrashers/Jets

The Winnipeg Jets have made the Conference Finals for the first time in their history. That history is long, quite odd and anomalous with the NHL doing janky things to this team. Very surprising that the League would do such a thing, I know.      From 1971 to 1979 the trend of alternative professional leagues like the AFL and ABA came to the world of hockey. And much like the other leagues designed to challenge their established brethren, the WHA…

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Pens Prospects – Forwards Edition

Pens Prospects – Forwards Edition

Greetings Jobbers! Happy days are here again!   Lionel Hutz your Jobberty  head of player scouting reporting here to give you a rundown some of the Pens incoming/ upcoming prospects.   Before we get started I received word the following have moved on- D-Lukas Bengtsson has signed with SHL team Linkoping HC, D-Andre Pedan acquired from Vancouver for Derek Pouliot has signed with the KHL’s Ak Bars.   In the first of 2 posts, we’ll look at some of the…

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All Good Things Must Come to an End

All Good Things Must Come to an End

The year is 1994. Bill Clinton is in the White House,  the Dallas Cowboys (yes it was so long ago they actually made the Super Bowl!) hand the Buffalo Bills their fourth consecutive Super Bowl loss, 30–13,  Nancy Kerrigan is clubbed on the right leg by an assailant, under orders from figure skating rival Tonya Harding’s ex-husband.  Kurt Cobain, songwriter and frontman for the band Nirvana, is found dead at his Lake Washington home. He is believed to have committed suicide three days before he was found.  Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are murdered outside the…

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Game 11 – Pens at Capitals

Game 11 – Pens at Capitals

Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals Game 5 Eastern Conference Semifinals Series tied 2-2 Saturday, May 5th 2018 7:00PM NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports   LionelHutz

Sidhead and Jakvis

Sidhead and Jakvis

Not much to say here. Pens win and Pens win big. They held back several attacks and answered with their own.   Jake Guentzel, man what can you say about him?   Jake Guentzel of the @penguins is the seventh different player in NHL history to record 20+ points within his team’s first 10 games of a postseason. #NHLStats #WSHvsPIT #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/UPQUnj9By3 — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) May 4, 2018 Jake Guentzel. 35 career playoff games. 22 career playoff goals. pic.twitter.com/F24j4DIlPX…

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Game 10 – Capitals at Pens

Game 10 – Capitals at Pens

Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins  Game 4 Eastern Conference Semifinals Capitals 2-1 Thursday, May 3rd 2018 7:00PM NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports  

Another Pens-Caps Game, Another Tom Wilson Headshot

Another Pens-Caps Game, Another Tom Wilson Headshot

The Pens lost. Series belongs to the Caps right now. Pens got Geno and Dump back but still no Hags. Oh and look another “accidental” hit to the head by Wilson.   Watch what the linesman does here;   He turns away and doesn’t even watch the hit. No wonder Wilson didn’t get a penalty here as the lineman didn’t even see the hit. He was too busy skating away. Again the player Wilson hit was near another Caps player….

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