Thursday, July 3, 2008

Just Saying...

Can't get Double J out of our minds.





Do it

349 comments:

Choose life, Orpik Death said...

First?

mallori said...

When I go to the main page, and when it's done loading, it takes me down to the video of Shero's press conference from the Brooks signing. Does that happen to anyone else?

Flyer Hater said...

Too bad it was ruined by Doc Emrick's puberty screams. "HE SKAAAAAAAAAAORES", "IS THAT ARMPIT HAIR?????"

sapphirus66 said...

With naslund to the Rangers where does that leave Jagr? Russia or the Pens. . .

John said...

Fifth!

PittHockey said...

get him back

Hooks Orpik said...

Trade Sydor, sign JJ.

Satan-Crosby-Jagr
Rusty-Malkin-Sykora
Dupuis-Staal-Talbot
Kennedy-Stone-Godard

Orpik/Gonchar
Gill/Whitney
Scuderi/Letang

Flower

Burn in hell, Hossa, this group can take it all.

JYo said...

Trade Sydor, sign JJ

I'm on board with that. Do it!

thomes08 said...

i really want jj here to end his career. it spells championship in the sense that bettis got one....

it would just create world harmony

John said...

So I assume that everyone who wants him back are not the one's who boo him every time he touches the puck?

Choose life, Orpik Death said...

No they are the same people. Hockey fans are a fickle bunch.

Pensblog Staff said...

John..


Forgive

strakasguitar said...

that overtime goal = goosebumpblog

how i'd forgotten just how freakin' explosive he was, man.

Dr. Turkleton said...

tPB staff...

Tanks!....er, Thanks!

jefe....

nice Tank PS...you and I must share a brain.

at least we'll have youtube memories of JJ while he's skating for Avangard Omsk

mikey said...

Shero video does the same for me, it's something to do with the embed on the Pens TV videos for some reason, probably nothing they can do to fix it.

Sinops said...

I hope Jagr doesn't break our hearts again. DO IT SHERO

JYo said...

I personally have never booed Jagr. I basically thought it was stupid. However, I don't blame anyone who booed him after he admitted it affected his play. That is just trying to help the home team. If you want to cry about it, go for it. Personally I think he could be huge here this year.

dfed22 said...

I never rooted against Jagr. I still hold him in high regard. I got out my old 1991 Jagr jersey during the playoffs and let my 3 year old son wear/play with it. Part of me really wants him back, part of me thinks those days are past.

Flyer Hater said...

Police Siren Goal-horn=CLUTCH

I Have Kasparaitis said...

I booed Jagr once ... felt guilty about it and stopped ...

@Flyer Hater: I posted this for you because you are leading the Jagr a Pen Again Campaign ...

"Shero acknowldeged contacting representatives for free-agent right wing Jaromir Jagr on Tuesday but said he has not presented an offer to the former Penguins' star ..."

Sakic19 said...

What the HELL is going on...

eileenover said...

I booed JJ, not afraid to say it. I don't feel bad either.

PittHockey said...

John, I've booed him every hockey moment since he left.

He now has a chance to repent.

Do it.

blazinbladez67 said...

it's not gonna happen b/c Jagr has said he wants to be on a team where he would be the main guy and it'll be HIS team. Obviously PIT wouldn't be the place for him. But i'm still hoping! Maybe he'll think "Cup" instead of himself!

Sakic19 said...

Free Agency...this is still really fucking weird...

it's like the first night when your wife re-arranges the furniture or the bedroom...

Sakic19 said...

I heard a rumor that national song for the former country of Czechoslovakia was Pink Floyd's "Money"...

Kat said...

@sakic, lol. My Feng Shui is off.

The Goon Blogger said...

Thanks for letting us know Karri. I was directing some serious hate towards Sydor.

I can't get Jagr out of my mind either. My brain is at war with itself.

Jagoff vs. Jagr.

Quite the battle.

The Penguins Experience said...

"When I go to the main page, and when it's done loading, it takes me down to the video of Shero's press conference from the Brooks signing. Does that happen to anyone else?"

Yes. Everytime.
I have no idea why.

The Goon Blogger said...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Thorne

What the video needs. And the NHL.

karri said...

No problem the Goon Blogger :)

I really miss Jagr though. I've never booed him. Never will. I didn't mind his leaving when he did...it was time, but I would to see him back.

eileenover said...

Is anyone doing 4thblog here right now?

Novos51 said...

My wife loves Jagr...she said if he comes back she'll let me do things to her that only the finest actresses will allow...at the end of the day who can ask for me

Do it for me sHERO, let me make a memory, please I'm on my knees, hurry the offer is limited!

The Penguins Experience said...

I've booed Jagr before. I drive six hours from Toronto to Pittsburgh to boo Jagr in person.
I did it because it was fun.

But, deep down, I love the guy.
I still have his jersey hanging on the wall of my room at my parents' house.

Jagr returning to the Pens would be amazing for everyone involved.

Sakic19 said...

Let's not get toooo high on Jagr just yet...

just don't need another letdown...

Gaurentee=We make Ho$$a cry next season

The Penguins Experience said...

For what it's worth, TIOPS:

1o:37 p.m. The latest on Jagr from one of my insiders --- "Jagr and Lemieux had a long talk during the playoff series. Lemieux told Jags that he saw the old fire in his eyes. It somehow got to the statement Jagr made at one point about wanting to finish his career in Pittsburgh. Lemieux said if Jagr was ever available, he would love to see him in a Penguin uniform. Something about unfinished business and trying to clear the animosity the Pens fans had with Jagr.The Pens put it out there and Jagr hesitated, so I don't know if it will go any further. I don't expect Lemieux will push it any more than he already did. I have the Pens with 3 million left under the cap. So signing Jagr is not likely" According to another source, "there is mutual interest from both sides but until Shero clears some salary its a longshot"

penstone410 said...

@goon
my brain is fighthing with itself too.. and exhaustion is winning

i've said it before, i personally dont have much opinion on him coming back.. if we can do it, then do it, hes a fedotenking awesome player, and if we cant, i hope he has fun overseas.. either way, i have and still will wear my old school jagr jersey and have and probably will still get crap for it

@eileen
i still don't know if i can come for sure.. family trying to get together and if they are, i have to go with them, if not, i'm there!

jefe penguino said...

@Turk -originally i actually thought, fedotenko better not TANK this season. then i thought positively that he will thrown down like a TANK.

i saw you throw out the nickname and made it happen.

prozach said...

dont feel like catching up.

Jags update?

eileenover said...

@penstone

Yeah I don't even know what's going on yet.

PittHockey said...

we're 3 mllion under the cap?

Jagr, 1 year deal for 2 million and the rights to fiesta mexicana

Pens_MINI66 said...

First off that video was great! I really am hopeing that Shero makes it work, I think he will but who knows.

Can we get a voting system up on who wants us to get and Jagr and who doesn't?

Stoosh said...

If Jagr signs with the Pens, it would complete what would be an absolutely stellar offseason for Shero as far as I'm concerned.

From his press conference the day he was hired, he has consistently preached that this was about building a core. Last year he locked up Sid and Whitney. This summer, he locks up Malkin, Fleury and Orpik. Staal and Letang will likely be added to the mix in the near future, and the core - for all intents and purposes - will be complete.

This is the reason we didn't go as hard after the Rolstons and Vrbatas and Huseliuses. Shero was busy doing what he said he'd do all along...build the core. Maybe a piece moves in and out here and there, but for the better part of the next four or five years, the constants will be Sid, Geno, Staal, Whitney, Orpik, Letang and Fleury.

Now the work begins on finding pieces that can fit with what's left over. This is why we couldn't get the Rolstons and Huseliuses and Ryders and Vrbatas - they were scooped up by general managers who are frantically trying to assemble their own core and had to overcommit in terms ofy years and dollars to do so.

We won't see signings like those all that much because our core is just about in place and these veteran free agents looking to break the bank in the summer jeopardize the ability to keep the core intact.

What we'll see is more of the likes of Sykora, Satan and Fedotenko - lower-cost and lower-risk signings with the potential to develop into something much more simply because Sid and Malkin are that good.

And once in a while, an elite veteran talent will come down the free agent pipeline and present a short-term opportunity to be added to the mix. And that's where we might be with Jagr.

If we don't get him, I won't be devastated or stunned. But I would love to see him back in a Pens jersey with Sid or Malkin getting him the puck.

Sabrejets said...

Right You Are, Stoosh!

somechic said...

right on stoosh

Maria said...

So I had to call it an early night at the bar because I almost slapped a guy for dissing my boy Jaromir. Fedotenkoing asshole...

Anyway, I have never booed JJ. He gave Pittsburgh some good memories. When he left, I had no hard feelings toward him. After about a decade with the same team he needed a change of scenery. Totally understandable. It killed me when I heard everyone boo him everytime he touched the puck. BUT, when the Red Wings are in town I will boo Hossa with the best of them. Maybe throw some stuff too.

I want to see Jagr in a Pens uniform so badly it's unreal. However, I don't think that's going to happen. Besides the money issue, I don't think JJ's going to be very happy if he isn't wearing a C. Especially when he looks aross the locker room and sees a 21-year-old kid with the captain's patch.

But I'm going to keep my fingers crossed and hope that maybe, just maybe, JJ will come back to Pittsburgh even though we won't be able to make the best offer and he'll be playing third fiddle to two guys who are more than 10 years younger than him.

GwinTheEskimo said...

I am doing nothing tomorrow, would like to have a wiffle ball centric day if at all possible.

karri said...

Stoosh, you are amazing.

PittHockey said...

The core
and the core
and the core

to misquote MacArthur

prozach said...

i have committed to the stoosh.

The Goon Blogger said...

stoosh buries it.

GwinTheEskimo said...

stoosh, i agree.

Sakic19 said...

Stoosh...I just don't agree...

hahahaha...hit the nail on the head again my friend...





Satan

eileenover said...

@gwintheeskimo

You can come hang out with us, if you live near the Burgh that is.

KaylaJ said...

earlier today i got on and there were 44 comments. today i come on and once again, 44 comments. neato.

as for the jagr stuff, eh, until it happens i'll just wait not holding my breath...that and i'm lazy tonight

ps, email is up to 66!

Tiff (aka Steph) said...

Stoosh....besides being the voice of reason....if you're not a writer, you damn well should be! ; )

Sabrejets said...

Is that a KEITH OLBERMANN ad on the boards behind the Devil's Goal in that Jagr video?

That Schwantz...

Dr. Turkleton said...

I can't believe how much time and space on cblog has been devoted to Buzz on the Turd since Free Agency opened shop on July 1st.

Some peeps cut and paste quotes from there, grasping at any positive JJ info as if King Shero + his staff were writing the stuff.

I asked a question earlier to FH, which he politely ignored...so I'll ask it to any who frequent that sludge of a site since I won't go near it for fear of frequent vomiting.

•Have any of his 'sources' info been correct? [on at least the 1st thru 5th guess....I could get a 'source' to give me 30 different possible contract figures and I bet you at least 1 would be Balls On accurate]

•There should have been 'reports' of Satan & Tank talks soon after Hossa was signed....did the Buzz have any clue or talk about this at all?

•any mention of Godard signing or talks of Ruutu wanting more years than the Pens offered and that OTT stepped up to give him the length he wanted????

National Enquiring Minds Want To Know....


[Tank]

The Goon Blogger said...

It needs said again, because the more I think about it. The more I like the signings.

666 Buries It.

My kneejerk reaction was that these signings were bogus. My head was in the clouds just like a lot of Pens fans that Naslund and Jagr were going to be on Sidney Crosby's wings. These signings are just as solid. I think Satan returns to the numbers he was putting up in the late 90s with the Sabres.

Like stoosh just said, these guys just make players around them that much better. And like I've said. I'd be atleast a 20 goal scorer with Sidney Crosby as my center.

Sakic19 said...

@Dr. T

Flyer Hate ignored you because he was jacking off...

Have you ever noticed how vague all of the turds predictions are...

It's like going to a palm reader...

The Goon Blogger said...

@ Dr.

I can't believe how much I'm defending Buzz these days.

Buzz hasn't hit everything on the head this FA period, but it's been solid. Hossa was called the day before it happened, Naslund was called well before it happened, etc.

Like I've been saying, Buzz is better then Jokelund. I remain, of course, open to other rumor mills. Hook a yinzer up.

GwinTheEskimo said...

as long as there aren't any nils ekmanns...or is it ekmen?

dfed22 said...

Anyone know San Jose's cap situation. Jagr is the type of player they always want but can't get - plus it would give him a shot at a cup.

M. Vanderlasser said...

Stoosh, now I'm not going to be able to sleep tonight.

The Goon Blogger said...

X-Man is a force. I hear him, Robert Dome, and Konstantin Koltsov are in talks with the Florida Panthers.

penstone410 said...

@eileen
yeah checked out the fbook convo and seems nothing was really decided there.. oh well, guess we have to wait til those lucky ones older than us who get to go to bars get home..

Sakic19 said...

The Turd:

My sources tell me Pittsburgh in the running for Ho$$a...

My sources tell me we are talking with Naslund, Bertuzzi, Huselius, Satan, Fedotenko, Ryder,

My sources tell me a free agent signing in the near future for the pens...possibly a right or left winger...

blah blah blah blah...

The Turd=trying to make a fuck out of us...

The Goon Blogger said...

Alls I'm saying is I knew about Naslund, Satan, Fedotenko, Ruutu, and Orpik through TIOPS before TSN.

jefe penguino said...

some of you fall for buzz on the turd rumors hook, line, and yinzer.. hey-ohhhh!

smitty said...

anyone notice since i posted my piss poor "theory" the troll disappeared.


i mindfucked him!

The Goon Blogger said...

*has been slain by jefe's pun*

PittHockey said...

meh, let him post his rumors.

it's up to the readers to determine how much they want to believe them.

Sakic19 said...

@goon

According to the Turd's sources we have talked to every potential free-agent winger out there...and he is right...a good GM would do that...

The Turd's sources...tarrot cards and tea leaves...

The Turd=Miss Cleo...

Dr. Turkleton said...

sakic19 + the goon blogger

unless BotT's 'sources' are either Shero or Chuck Fletcher...I think he is a good guesser and scours GORE well, too boot...

maybe he works for the FBI and has wire taps into Shero's office...I mean, c'mon....does Shero have all his FA talk on speaker phone along with 20 some odd 'staff' in the room with him while these said talks are going on?

blogga, please.

My sources say that site sells snake oil and there are tons of buyers over here.

KaylaJ said...

i believe the rumours, i mean we did sign hos...oh wait, we didn't

Brett said...

ahh.. the days of Straka, Kovy, Lang, Jagr (and HRDINA!!). I loved those days. I love the Crosby era too, but some of my fondest memories are of these players donning the flightless bird.

Sakic19 said...

@Dr. Turk

My sources tell me that the Penguins will be in contention for a playoff spot...my sources tell me it could be anywhere from 1st to 8th...be back later...

Dr. Turkleton said...

pitthockey...[not implying that you do this]

I don't mind if he does it...but why cut & paste 40 lines of it over here?....just post a link and let the cblogger decide if he wants to venture on over...

it's like if I puke...scoop some up...and put it in a glass for you and say "TRY THIS!".

The Goon Blogger said...

I don't think one goes "OMG! BUZZ SAID IT! IT'S TOTALLY TRUE!" Same goes for Jokelund. But that doesn't change the fact that they're fun to read at the very least.

I just don't see why everyone's so uppity about it.

Dr. Turkleton said...

sakic19...

my sources are +/- 51% sure JJ will make a decision about playing hockey in a league next season.

jefe penguino said...

mcgrattan finally signs with phx. one year. dont fuck with the yotes! lol.


btw is straka offically off the table? wtf is he doing. he looked good in that video of several years ago..

Sakic19 said...

@goon

My sources tell me that there is a lot of bullshit on the Gore, and one particular Turd is trying to pull the wool over the eyes of gullible people...

(you are not included)

Stoosh said...

@ Goon Blogger -

It needs said again, because the more I think about it. The more I like the signings.

666 Buries It.

My kneejerk reaction was that these signings were bogus. My head was in the clouds just like a lot of Pens fans that Naslund and Jagr were going to be on Sidney Crosby's wings. These signings are just as solid. I think Satan returns to the numbers he was putting up in the late 90s with the Sabres.

Like stoosh just said, these guys just make players around them that much better. And like I've said. I'd be atleast a 20 goal scorer with Sidney Crosby as my center.


I'll admit...all things being equal, I would've much rather had someone like Naslund, Rolston, Vrbata or Huselius as opposed to Satan or Fedotenko.

But all things aren't equal.

Each of those players commanded more money and more years. And both of those factors in turn at least could've and in most cases would've impacted Shero's abilities to keep some of those core players.

For instance, I explained in another post that trying to trump Jersey's bid for Rolston would've forced Shero to offer him $6M a year. If that would've happened, there's a good chance that it could've jeopardized our chances at, say, keeping Orpik and maybe also extending Fleury. Maybe we could've kept Orpik, but only been able to sign Fleury to a one-year deal based on the arbitration hearing. Maybe Shero would've been forced to only keep one.

So is tying that much more cap space for someone like Rolston or Huselius really worth it? Is there anything about Satan and Fedotenko that suggests they won't produce numbers in the same general ballpark as those guys? I don't think so. What more could we have gotten out of Rolston for $5.5-6 million that we can't get out of Fedotenko for $2.25 million next year?

The most impressive thing to me is that every long-term contract went to a core player and every one of those deals will be absolute bargains within another year or two, especially since they're all going to get better...none of those players are really near their peak yet. By tying up cap room there instead of on high-priced veterans, Shero is freeing up more space down the road to add better veteran talent later.

The Goon Blogger said...

@Brett

Good times. I'm in the minority. Some of my favorite memories are off the early 00s.

Pretty weird huh?

The days of the Ric and Dick show, the Chiodo Dragon, and Morozov.

Pretty friggin' weird.

I still remember that string of OT wins where Morozov was burying it like it didn't even matter...and it really didn't I guess.

Thankfully, the lockout murdered that era.

penstone410 said...

@smitty
your mindfedotenkoing must have worked! or it was past his bedtime.. either way, kudos!

Sakic19 said...

@jefe penguino

My sources tell me that Straka is defenitely maybe off the table...but there is a VERY STRONG chance he will be playing hockey somewhere...

The Goon Blogger said...

stoosh ain't no joke

Raybin said...

Maybe a piece moves in and out here and there, but for the better part of the next four or five years, the constants will be Sid, Geno, Staal, Whitney, Orpik, Letang and Fleury.

Sixty-stoosh buries it.

3 world class forwards, 3 top shelf defensemen and a franchise goaltender....everyone else can be "plugged 'n played"...sign the free agents that offer the best value for the dollar and the lowest risk/reward ratio.

I'd only spend a ton of money maybe on one "superstar" winger for Sid, something like what we hoped Hossa would be for years.

Like I've said several times today, Sid and Gino bring the games of their linemates up to previously unimagined heights...which is why the more I've thought about it tonight, the more I like the Satan/Tank signings.

The Goon Blogger said...

@sakic19

Sources say Joe Sakic will either play hockey or not play hockey this coming season.

Sakic19 said...

@goon

My sources tell me that Sakic will indeed lace up the skates in 2008-2009, either in the NHL or with his family on a pond in Denver somewhere...will check back soon with more reports...

Raybin said...

My sources tell me Mats Sundin hasn't made up his mind because he's making out with Brett Favre and reading "Hamlet"

Kat said...

"your mindfedotenkoing must have worked! "

LOL. I think that might be my favorite one so far.

Stoosh said...

@ Dr. Turk -

If you've watched what he's doing, he's moved down the totem pole of free agents.

When Malone and Roberts was traded, logic dictated that Hossa and Orpik were the next two big targets, so the focus of his rumors went there.

When Hossa signed with Detroit, he took the next best remaining players and started connecting some of them to the Pens ("According to a source, the Pens are interested in Huselius..."...well, no shit).

When those guys disappeared, it became about the next set of best remaining players (Naslund and Jagr with guys like Satan and Fedotenko getting cursory mentions). Now that those gaps have been filled, he's connected the Pens to Cooke - someone still out who fills a need. And of course, the Jagr stuff is still there.

It's not like he's going out on a limb. The Pens had needs to fill, everyone knew it, and everyone knew they'd be players in the market, but everyone also knew Shero was going to sit back and let the market sort itself out a little first. So all Buzz had to do was connect the Pens a few reasonable names.

Dr. Turkleton said...

the goon blogger

again...I give ZERO care about the site.

Just, whomever, please post a link...

I don't see tons of 40 line quotes from TSN, sportsnet, the PG....I'd rather see a lot of these: Jagr figured he wouldn't be a Ranger

Rounding up the local takes [DET] on the Hossa's signing

Chubs said...

I always feel smarter for having read the Gospel according to Stoosh.

The Goon Blogger said...

On Mats Sundin.

Any person who has only scored 100 points for a team your average hockey fan doesn't know he even played for should jump on that deal faster then Brett Hull on a puck in the crease.

Seriously? 20 million for 2 years was on the table? What are you thinking Vancouver? Oh, right, that you have a team of third and fourth liners.

Sakic19 said...

@Raybin

According to my sources...Sundin will definetly still be Swedish next year...

And Bret Favre will still suck balls...

stay tuned...

penstone410 said...

@kat
yessssss!
i give credit to you! i just used it on the phone to my brother about an hour ago.. he didnt get it, i explained it, and now he says hes gonna use it.. catching on like wildfire!!

Raybin said...

Our favorite lisping Ottawan is looking for defensemen.

If his Boyle deal falls through....

Sydor + Scuderi for Vermette?

Of course not. But I'd dig it.

Kat said...

@penstone, Yay! I'm trying to create some sort of pensblog legacy here.

The Goon Blogger said...

According to my sources, Favre will still have a stupid last name that is spelled and pronounced completely different then they should be.

Upsetspecialblog:
This could change if Favre weds, because being an NFL QB, he's clearly a woman.

penstone410 said...

tv on in the background and i heard
"its like grass seed on steroids" in a commercial for some grass seed.. LOLed on that one

too bad billy mays wasn't selling it or i would have called and bought 100 bucks worth!

Dr. Turkleton said...

stoosh...

I haven't been on there since FH caused cblog to the revenge of several Buzz on the Turd faithful.

I guess I've 'read' most of it as cblog has been like the delivery service for him.

He knows his hockey...which is great...but the whole constant bombardment of the 'sources' thing just made me want to take a shower every other line that I read.

I'd rather turn to FF or Dr. Mirtle than waste my time on that site...

Just my opinion....

[How is that Nate McLouth going to the Marlins trade working out????...I think I remember that from the last time I was over there [about 2 weeks ago, maybe?]

Sakic19 said...

@Raybin

My sources tell me that definelty maybe at least one team, maybe more than two are looking for a defenseman, probably offensive minded with some defensive skills...that would put Boyle on the block as the Lightning have possibly inquired about maybe moving him...

Stoosh said...

@ Penstone410 -

My turn...my turn!

I'm fedotenkoing tired and I need to go to fedotenkoing Erie tomorrow.

WOOOO

How'd I do?

Raybin said...

@sakic

My sources are informing me that the Penguins are looking for men who can skate on a surface of ice to manipulate a hard rubber device called a "puck" with a long wooden stick and attempt to shoot it into a large net protected by a man wearing many pads.

STAY TUNED!

penstone410 said...

stoosh FTW!!!

keep it going!!

The Goon Blogger said...

Restaurants are apparently open July 4th when everyone should be grilling, who knew?

Bedtimeblog.

Keep fighting the good fight C-Bloggers.

floridapens said...

If you play hossas' #18 backwards you get satans'#81
satan is the anti-hossa!!!




He wanted to play here,and it seems noone wants him to.I think he proves everyone wrong.shero knew what he was doing,miro is a solid sign

Sakic19 said...

According to my sources...the goon blogger is signing off for the night...

@Raybin

Could you imagine if the Turd actually did get some information...he would flush himself...he would be like Whoopi Goldberg in Ghost...

Josh Melvin said...

sHERO...

WWJJD?

do it tonight.

myroommateisdrunkblog.

and so am I.

Dr. Turkleton said...

the cblog sources >>>> BotT sources

hahahahaha

sorry for my rant...it's the start of a 3 day weekend!!!!!

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Sakic19 said...

Judging by the comments I have receive from high ranking sources around the league...most of c-blog will be celebrating a certain holiday tommorrow...and there is maybe a possibility of alcohol being consumed...

Alcohol consumtion may actually be taking place right now according to some sources...

Stoosh said...

@ Dr. Turk -

He got the McLouth deal from a question that was asked in one of Dejan Kovacevic's chat sessions on Post-Gazette's website. Unfortunately, he was too dense to realize the person asking the question of Dejan cited "McLouth to Florida for Willingham" as a joke.

He's got too much stuff going on there. All this stuff now with Jaromir talking to Lemieux and whatnot...he's got too much stuff happening too quickly and I'm not believing much of it. It's not that this stuff doesn't happen quickly...sometimes it does.

But he sounds like what Eklund did during the fucking lockout. People still jam him for all the false alarms he generated on his site ("My source tells me high fives are being exchanged in the conference room!" became an inside joke over at LGP for a loooooong time, back when LGP was good.).

I Have Kasparaitis said...

Vancouver is offering money and he could play with the Sedins who aside from their awful commercials are solid. Henrik Sedin could play 2nd line center to Sundin. Daniel Sedin could play beside either ... plus, Kesler is a solid center as well (I love Kesler) I'd like to see Ryan Shannon get more ice time (I don't know why, but I developed a bond with him) ... anyways, Sundin is a fickle man who should just retire. Just retire, Sundin, it'll be okay ...

Wow, I didn't know people didn't like Favre ... although, I think I noticed a "There's Something about Mary" reference ... then again my bubble in suburban Pittsburgh says I love Favre ... no wait that's just me saying that ... although when I heard he was rumored to come back I told him no ...

Sakic19 said...

@Stoosh

my sources have confirmed that Jagr and Lemieux were indeed friends and teammates at some point...AND, they have had a conversation in the last year...

no word yet on what that conversation was...

stay tuned...

Dr. Turkleton said...

sakic19

you're killing me!!! [my sources tell me]

Sakic19 said...

@Dr. T

According to many sources...there will indeed be someone, somewhere in the world killed tonigh...not sure if it's in America, or one of the cities of the Russian Super League...

prozach said...

so anyone think JJ's gonna do something tonight? or no.

Dr. Turkleton said...

stoosh...

the N-Dog [hahaha] if not the best Pirate so far this year...has to be top 3

OK, let's trade 'em...sounds about right!

#1 overall pick, Brian Bullington designated for assignment to add Chris Duffy to the 40 man roster...

isn't designated for assignment like the death sentence?

man, that previous scouting staff screwed up so many drafts...it's beyond laughable.

Tiff (aka Steph) said...

Drinking sounds good...

And what a video! Brings back memories of me watchin Jagr, Kasper, Kovy, Straka, Lang with my mom & us screaming & scaring the neighbors.

Sakic19 said...

@prozach

Sources confirm Jagr will indeed be doing something tonight...my sources say it's one of four things...

1. sleeping

2. partying

3. scouring the internet for sources that will say who and when he will sign with

4. actually signing a contract and giving Flyer Hater an orgasm...

It's still up in the air...

stay tuned...

prozach said...

pensblog penguin = kickass for the 4th

I Have Kasparaitis said...

@Dr. Turk: Your rants are nothing compared to my Bugsy rants ... meaning people do not automatically grab the hard liquor and assume you are on prescribed medication *laughs*

Although we do stalk players ... *laughs*

BTW: Children were selling raffle tickets to win a signed Whit stick, so I bought one, but I lost. I think the kids rigged the whole thing, so they could keep the stick and go to Cooperstown ...

Brett said...

@ the goon blogger,

early 2000s? You're a sucker for punishment, huh? The only good that came out of those years were Ian Moran locker room b-roll and draft picks.

Never, EVER remind me again of the time when Tarnstrom was our leading scorer..lol

floridapens said...

just in:

un-named sources say the British are not so fond of this 4th of july thing.

Sakic19 said...

@floridapens

My sources confirm that...

prozach said...

@ sakic

sources tell me that those rumours have been around for the past three days.

but we're expecting something to happen very soon..

floridapens said...

Happy 4th everyone!!!

Maria said...

Sources tell me that it is the fourth of july. More later...

prozach said...

@ sakic

my sources confirm that your sources confirm that...

Stoosh said...

@ Tiff -

MillerLiteblog at Castille de Stoosh! Woooooo! Long weekend!

Thanks for the writer comment, by the way.

Dr. Turkleton said...

IHK...

that stick would have been....

PRICELESS!

selling a hockey stick to go to the Baseball HOF???...strange.

Sakic19 said...

@prozach

According to sources Jagr will decide between the next few days and the next few months...things are still up in the air...

Just gonna take a quick break...

smitty said...

Happy Independence Day!


Independent from work for 3DAYS!


WOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Big K said...

GET HIM BACK.

@FH-

I love Doc Emrick.

He's had some great Pens calls over the last few years, like Game 5 in Detoilet, and game 5 vs. Philthy.

Also his Backstrom own goal call was nice.

Dr. Turkleton said...

tiff...

when I read your post...I had to read it again...

cause I kept on envisioning 'Lang with your mom'

[can she play Sid's wing?]

Sakic19 said...

wooooooo

Sources confirm that it is indeed the fourth of July....possibly a major American holiday...

stay tuned...

Party of Sykie said...

I saw the top of the new Stephen S. Dicky graphic--only the fireworks--and thought Jagr got signed. Boy did I feel stupid when I scrolled down.

Tiff (aka Steph) said...

@ Stoosh

stalkerblog....you know you're only 15 minutes away from me. Mwa hahahaha!


P.S. You're welcome =)

jefe penguino said...

marianne HO-ssa and datsuck met up today. my sources have proof, but this doenst look like golfing.

i still have 3 hours til the 4th!

happy 4th to yinz though.

Tiff (aka Steph) said...

@ Stoosh

P.S.S. I have Goldschlager hehe

Party of Sykie said...

Happy Independence Day, y'all.

Sabrejets said...

My sources are telling me that Dick the Penguin in the Captain America Uniform on the FAQ page is clutch. More great work from the art department, Staff!

Happy Independence Day to all Yinz Jobbers on the C-Blog too....

Sakic19 said...

@party of sykie

you will know when Jagr signs...Flyer Hater will moan like a mustached man in a 70's porno...

Raybin said...

@big K

Much love for Emrick.

Emrick and Errey would be a life-changing combo.

jefe penguino said...

stephen with the patriotic dicky roberts. nice work.

Sakic19 said...

and the British still call us the colonies...

Dr. Turkleton said...

drinkblog

Arnie Palmer here [non alcoholic]

.5 Iced Tea - .5 Lemonade.

haven't needed to spice it up with any of the hard stuff.....yet.

Raybin said...

Dickie Roberts as Captain America? Love it.

sirimanni said...

sweet sweet work s^2

Kevin said...

@stoosh: agree wholeheartedly. Wingers who are UFAs will look at the Pens no longer as a place where their careers 'die alive' as long as Sid and Evgeni are doing the feeding. within the cap we may not be able to afford the 'career' winger for either but we can certainly get quality players to gravitate to us.

great_white_nwpa said...

that new dicky roberts changed my life

Sakic19 said...

Bought two bottles of Sutter Home wine today...it was around 20 dollars...Kevin Low was behind me and handed the cashier 27 hundred dollar bills...

Dr. Turkleton said...

stephen s needs to be signed to a lifetime contract!!!

any sources out there say if they're in negotiations about this????

somechic said...

i agree that stephen s should be locked up for the next 7 years or so

Raybin said...

sakic19 = tonight's CBlog MVP

great_white_nwpa said...

sick work, stephen s

sick

smitty said...

My sources tell me that the US Gov. will repeal prohabition as early as 1933, so we can enjoy some Fedotenk-ale for the 4th

Sakic19 said...

@Dr. T

my sources confirm that if the C-blog staff doesn't have a deal in place in the next 24-72 hours, Kevin Lowe is willing to pay Stephen S. 43 million dollars a year for the next decade to design new Oilers logos...

My sources also tell me that Lowe wants to replace the logo with a hundred dollar bill, but that isn't confirmed yet...

stay tuned...

Party of Sykie said...

Sakic- don't job FH for his love of the mullet and pigeon days.

Dr. Turkleton said...

wanting to play in da Burgh...

forgot to mention earlier when Steigy was on Sportsbeat. Steigy said that Satan stated he had a 'desire' to play for the Penguins just like Syko did last year at the beginning of the FA period....

hopefully, the results will be the same as well...

Stoosh said...

@ Dr. Turk -

I have a source that tells me Dave Littlefield had an ego the size of Texas, liked to hear himself talk, surrounded himself with scouts and player personnel people who liked to hear themselves talk as well. But when it came to actual baseball talent analysis, Littlefield wasn't fit to run a Little League team.

Like John Perrotto said, the ultimate indictment of Littlefield's tenure is that he spent his entire time here building with pitching, and yet outside of a handful of pitchers, the Pirates are almost completely devoid of any impact-caliber pitching.

I Have Kasparaitis said...

@Dr. Turk: They probably were riding the wave of Pens being fedotastic. My brother kept asking me what I would do with with a Whitney stick ... apparently he thinks signed sticks are stupid ... say that to my friend who has a Mario signed stick, jerk ...

I miss Kaspar ... I shouldn't pick favorites they leave me ...

@Stephen S.: Another awesome piece of artwork ...

Happy 4th of July! Woo! I can't wait until I work on Saturday ... babies are so much fun to feed and when you can't put them down or they cry or when they have diaper rash ... 2-3 kids are fun to take care of (sarcasm)

Sakic19 said...

@party of sykie

nothin but love for flyer hater and his love for Jagr, Alyssa Milano and 70's porn...

Natalie said...

A little late here, but:

@ raybin - Vermette would be an interesting fit on one of the top two lines, and his ability to ACTUALLY WIN FACEOFFS could come ridiculously in handy. He's played bottom six in Ottawa for most of his career, is an excellent PKer, is a hell of a skater, and has mostly untapped offensive potential.

When the rest of Ottawa was falling apart late last season, he was on a tear scoring quite a few points.

It would certainly be an interesting addition.

KaylaJ said...

got the capt america dick a bit ago in my facebook and was stunned. that's amazing!

Sakic19 said...

@Raybin

I am not worthy of your praise...

shades of mario said...

I talked to joe sager today. for what its worth, he says the jagr deal's not gonna happen. the pens are done spending on big name players

just saying

aunt penny said...

Unfortunately we did not get a right handed shooter. That would open up so much offensively. Great dick SS. (Is it Dick or Dicky?) I would be surprised if SS takes a short term contract to test the free agent market. Too Much Artist.

penstone410 said...

@IHK
i got a signed jagr stick from the 90s.. my dad won ice-side tickets in some auction and they forgot to give them to us, felt bad, and gave us season tickets, a signed lemieux puck and a signed jagr stick.. it was frickin awesome

sirimanni said...

did anyone listen to the shero press conference from today (on pittsburghpenguins.com)? if so, at the 8:15 mark, did he say "Melichar signed" or something..because everyone laughs, which would be hilarious if he hated Melichar as much as i did

jefe penguino said...

ive had a bottle of jager in the freezer for a couple months now. and i happened to buy an energy drink yesterday..

hmmm.. let the fun begin!


anyway sources say that fedo-whole-lot-of-passes-from-crosby-and-malkin-tenko will put up 30 g's this year.

aunt penny said...

I meant 'I wouldn't be surprised'....

Free agent fest has been a blast. Great job staff and bloggers.

Sakic19 said...

@penguino

According to many sources around the league...Fedotenko and Satan are expected to produce...I have unconfirmed reports that they are expect to score anywhere from 1-40 goals either together or individually...

be right back...

LargeFarva said...

sources confirm that Penguin's GM Ray Shero has extended an offer to Russ Tyler for next season...








...do you know your "knuckle-puck?"

Stoosh said...

@ Tiff -

Ah yes, this is true. :)

And Goldschlager?? You can never, ever go wrong with the Goldschlager.

I do say, Goldschlager >>> Miller Lite.

somechic said...

@sakic19
you're gonna be beginning every sentence with "my sources have told me" for the next week

Raybin said...

@natalie

Damn straight. Would love to have it happen. It won't, but boy would I love it.

Give us one more bone, Shero! Williams, Jagr....doesn't matter. I just feel like I need one more bite before I'm full.

@sakic

You are worthy indeed. Hold your head up high. My praise > warm sunshine

prozach said...

any breaking news from tiops?

LargeFarva said...

tiops just shut down for the night

Tiff (aka Steph) said...

@ Stoosh

Well, I'm willing to share with you & the Mrs. ; )

prozach said...

thank god.

sources tell me that theres gonna be the same amount of bullshit possibly for tomorow...

more coming soon..

I Have Kasparaitis said...

@penstone: Wow ... I would have been more than happy with that ... I have never benefited from someone forgetting to give me something ... my middle school assistant principal still owes me from the time he walked in my math class and said "What group of people created Algebra? If anyone answers this, I'll give them a free lunch."

For what it's worth I got a signed Sid puck for Christmas because my Mom's boss's son is friends with Sid the Man (this will catch on ...) ... But Mario Lemieux *swoons* ... oh, Mario, you can do nothing wrong ... That was a nice little package you got!!

Sakic19 said...

@largefarva

He is probably on a conference call with his sources...

@Raybin

Thank you...my head is high as I look for more sources...

Right now I am asking my ouija board, er...sources close to GM's about new information on signings in the works...

jefe penguino said...

at the pens site and jersey store, they have eric godard as #17.. awkwarrrd!

LargeFarva said...

http://afrothunder.files.

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do it.

Raybin said...

sakic's sources > TIOPS

I Have Kasparaitis said...

@Jefe: I'm hoping Godard goes with number 7 ... *laughs*

Sakic19 said...

Sources confirm that Sakic19 is signing off for the night...

Details include somewhere between 5 and 7 hours of sleep...

Goodnight c-blog

@Raybin, Penguino, IHK, everyone...be safe tomorrow no matter what...

stay tuned...

Raybin said...

sakic = SOFF

I've got 7 hours on a Greyhound to Harrisburg then another 3 by car to D.C. and AM I GOING ANYWHERE?!?!

WHOOOOOOOOO

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

jefe penguino said...

WTF(edotenko)?! ruslan is down as #26.

satan, of course, #81.

aunt penny said...

Has anyone else noticed that Craig Ferguson starts his show with the 'Free candy' line???

Did he just start that?

Stoosh said...

@ Tiff -

Awesome, although I'm not sure if Christine would like Goldschlager. She doesn't drink beer and about the strongest stuff she drinks now is vodka (screwdrivers).

About the best I have here outside of some Miller Lite and some bottles of wine is a bottle of El Preidente Mexican brandy, which I think I'm saving until we win a Cup.

Then it'll be Fiesta Stoosh-icana.

eileenover said...

I wish someone would be 69.

Tiff (aka Steph) said...

@ Stoosh

Hahaha maybe we'll all just have to go out after I turn 21 at the end of the month.

Sakic19 said...

Sources are confirming Sakic19 is being challenged...

unfortunatly Mrs.Sakic19 is leading Sakic19 away right now...

Terms of Sakic19 being called to another room will NOT be disclosed..

@Raybin...get used to it...the clock is ticking till you say "I do"...

prozach said...

anyone live in central or eastern PA?

im gonna be driving out to lancaster county, and wanna no if theres any good radio stations.

Tiff (aka Steph) said...

I was wishing that too Eileen lol!

eileenover said...

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