Friday, August 15, 2008

Thanks For Dinner, Dicks.

Thank god for [Mirtle.]

While browsing Gore this afternoon, we realized we forgot to talk about Mario jobbing Kansas City.

"We had to do a few things to put pressure on the city and the state, but our goal was to remain here in Pittsburgh all the way. Those trips to Kansas City and Vegas and other cities was just to go and have a nice dinner, and come back."[Trib]

And while some morons were unhappy about Mario's "tactics." [Trib]

Kristin O'Neil, 28, of the South Side said Lemieux's threat was nothing but a way to get what he wanted.

"He knew how to strike at the heart of the fans and the city," she said. "I think he really duped the people of Pittsburgh, and he'll definitely get away with it because of who he is."


We think it is another reason to celebrate Lemieux, because it shows he is a dick. And that's funny.

Kansas City sucks.

Go Pens


Pensblog Staff said...


First suckas


J.J. said...

Kansas City sucks, huh?

Oh yeah, well just you wait until we get ourselves a hockey team whose attendance numbers can't even rival the Predators' and whose fans are so fair-weather and ill-informed that they'll turn on a team at the drop of a hat!

Then, we'll show you! I'm not sure what exactly it is we'll be showing you, but be warned that you will be shown!


J-Farm said...


shawnawwwesome said...

Kristin O'Neil, 28, of the South Side said Lemieux's threat was nothing but a way to get what he wanted.

O'Neil went on to slur, "It was just a ploy to get his way, like how my boyfriend is withholding sex from me until I lose some more weight."


Maybe Vegas or Kansas City (and the Sunshine Band) can buy the Rangers from MSG.

Flyer Hater said...

I was just waiting for that kind of response from some dumb fuck.

As a heroinedout Artie Lange would say


Stilly said...

Mario did what any self respecting asshole (Read: Me) would do. Had some ribs in Kansas City and a weekend of ganbling and hookers in Vegas paid for by some rich franchise stealing dicks.

Buries it is my hero.

The Goon Blogger said...

Kristin O'Neil, 28, of the South Side also went on to say that she has no memory and doesn't remember all the times Lemieux was dicked by the city and state saying they would give him a new arena and then dicking him over once he showed signs of letting up a bit.

Super Mario isn't a dick for doing this, he's smart.

The Goon Blogger said...

Maybe he's a dick to KC and LV, but certainly not to Pittsburgh.

And like I give a fuck about Kansas City and their assclown hockey "fanbase" saying they would be better to the Penguins then us.

Lady Jaye said...

Mreh, I think what he did is hilarious and was smart. How else was he going to get it done? Nobody was listening.

Whatev, all those who are bitter at how he went about it I'm sure will forget as soon as the puck drops in that new arena.

Flyer Hater said...

The staff nailed it (there's a first time for everything). Mario screwing over KC and LV makes him more awesome.

P.O. said...

mario going to LV and KC is just like one of my customers threatening to go with another vendor if i dont lower my price a little bit... its called business and negotiating

Pops Freshenmeyer said...

Kansas City had is chance with an NHL team. Now said team is the #3 team in the New York market because they were terrible until they found success through Jacques Lemaire's quest to destroy hockey.

The league would have more success throwing another team at Hartford (i.e. the 4th New York/2nd Boston franchise) before giving one to Kansas City.

J.J. said...

Seriously, I personally would love it if Kansas City had a hockey team; I'd buy season tickets. I'd support the hell out of the team. Do I think there are enough people like me in Kansas City?

Hell No.

Local feelings around here are what I'd refer to as "stupid bewilderment" I really don't think many of my fellow KCers realized what it meant when it came out that Mario was threatening to take our city to the prom to make his girlfriend jealous.

As a hockey fan in Kansas City, I'm sad we didn't get a team. As a hockey fan in general, I think it's better for the sport this way.

Flyer Hater said...

"I really don't think many of my fellow KCers realized what it meant when it came out that Mario was threatening to take our city to the prom to make his girlfriend jealous."

Because they were too busy making baby back ribs and pondering which QB would lead the team to a 13-3 record but a loss at home in the divisional round.

Flyer Hater said...

I've been to KC, it's a fucking rathole.

J.J. said...

...and that's why I don't actually live in the city or root for any of their teams.

coffeytalk said...

Man, just look at the suit.

Buries It SUITED UP.

He did everything he had to in order to keep the team here. I'd have a free meal in KC and Vegas too.

Does this Kristin girl have a MySpace or Facebook account?

Smells like some jobbing is on the way...

coffeytalk said...

a note:

in our good friend, Bob Smizik's article about our new arena's groundbreaking, he shoves his nose and most of his face up Rendell's ass and also comments:

In little more than two years, if all goes well, the Penguins will play their first game at the new building -- possibly named UPMC Arena. And what a building it will be! Drawings are spectacular, and it will rival or surpass anything else the NHL has to offer.

If I see the letters U, P, M , or C on one more building, I'm going to vomit for at least 30 years.

Pops Freshenmeyer said...

If I see the letters U, P, M , or C on one more building, I'm going to vomit for at least 30 years.

Better drink plenty of water, because there are a lot of words/companies that involve one or more of those letters. Including the one that has the current naming rights to the Igloo.

Stoosh said...

I'd be willing to bet 10 to 1 that Ms. O'Neal was absent the day they taught common sense at Business Management 101.

Stoosh said...


Me = huge fail. I've put up a couple of new comments in the previous post before remembering that this was the most current post.

Anyway, just throwing this back out there from the comments in the previous post, regarding today's countdown picture.

@ Cornelius -

All in good fun, sir...all in good fun. You had no way of knowing this ahead of time unless you've been here over the last couple of years and heard me mention it, but I count the B's among my top three favorite teams in the NHL.

I should note as well that one of the sites I saw with that same picture made the reference that it WAS a Bruins game, but the game was being played despite a large snowstorm that hit New England, and that was the reason for the small crowd. We've had games here with similar crowds under similar circumstances.

I will say, though, B's attendance has been down a bit the last couple of years, and it's sad to see that team taking a decided back seat to the Patriots and the Sawks (for the record, I hate the Pats but like the Sawks and while I don't follow the NBA anymore, I respect the Celtics).

P.O. said...

Ms. O'Neil gives Irish people and recipients of the prestigious G.E.D. everywhere a bad name

coffeytalk said...

way to lame out on my joke, pops.

Flyer Hater said...

It looks like we may finally have an alternative to Laird, Paulsen, and one-eyed Crow

I can't wait for Madden to dominate again.

Pops Freshenmeyer said...

Well, if it's lame to lame on lame jokes, then I guess I'm just a big lame.

Pops, it's lame to be proud of being lame...

I R A Darth Aggie said...

O'Neal was absent the day they taught common sense at Business Management 101.

When has common sense ever been taught in a Business Management course (or any college course, for that matter)?

christina said...

I think I'd be more upset at Buries It if he didn't pull that stunt with LV and KC. Nothing more than an excellent business tactic; Mario playing hardball with Fast Eddie et al to get what he needed for his business.

Now where's that whaaaahhmmmbulance?

P.O. said...

ed rendell looks like the dad from 'dinosaurs'

Flyer Hater said...

What does that bitch want Mario to say during negotiations?

Mario: "Hey Eddie, we're really not going to move anywhere and we're just going to other cities to put pressure on yinz guys. NOW, GIVE US THAT DAMN ARENA OR ELSE!"

Eddie: "You can go shove a cheesesteak up your ass"

The Big K said...

That's it. I'm done with 66.

That fucking bastard.

The nerve!

First, he leads us to 2 Stanley Cups!
He beats cancer!
Then, saves the franchise!
Then, saves the franchise again!

THEN, he has the audacity to use a useful negotiation tactic in order to save the team!


i'm running sarcasmblog.

Flyer Hater said...

The Big K, here's my awful people rankings.

1. Hitler
2. Lemieux
3. Stalin
4. John Stamos

Victor Raison said...

via EDSBS.

Off topic but pretty damn funny.

LOLgwins said...

66 took their mothers out to a nice seafood dinner and never called them gain!

shawnawwwesome said...

If Kansas City was smart, it would move to Pittsburgh.

Flyer Hater said...

Watching the dig video, I love how Fast Eddie refers to the Penguins as "we".

As Penn and Teller would say:


debrisslide said...

animation of 66 burying it

stupid me, I commented this on the wrong post.

I totally support Mario in jobbing those inferior cities. The man is a genius.

Flyer Hater said...

debriss, can I marry you?

TheFandangler said...


Rebecca said...

KC totally sucks....just escaped that rat trap.

this makes me love Mario even more

I Have Kasparaitis said...

Flyer Hater, you're going to make BNG66 jealous ...

Wow, if people could be anymore unintelligent than that, they would be Eric Lindros's spawn. (That being said, I hope this girl keeps her head down as much as he did, especially when walking ...)

Yeah, Lemieux really duped me ... damn that new stadium! Oh, it wasn't done to get a new stadium for the players and the fans, hell no. And those govt. officials really had our best interest in this one. Just like the hiring of Barden was a complete success and intelligent idea.

The Big K said...

Kansas City Sucks
Never will have an NHL team

Terrible in comparison to the

We win.

Pops Freshenmeyer said...

And North Carolina barbecue is infinitely superior. That's right, I said it.

debrisslide said...

The animation would have even been more life-changing, but I don't have Photoshop anymore.

btw, I'm really into the countdown graphic today since I'll be attending mostly Penguins/Bruins games during my tenure in Boston. . .hahahahaha!

sexymexyjeffy said...

favorite post ever.

thanks tpb.

Pops Freshenmeyer said...

The only reason the Verizon Center doesn't look like the Warehouse on Causeway when the Pens come to town is because 50 percent of the crowd is rooting for the Pens.

Cornelius Hardenbergh said...


I agree. All in good fun. I hadn't realized when that picture was from (though if it happens again, I'll definitely remember it - I got season tickets to the Bruins this year!). I really like all the crazy crip-crap that Pensblog et al does, keep it up.

Michael said...

Any hope that somebody here will photoshop Mario's head on Eddie Guerrero's with the easy caption of "I lied!". I know there is some wrestling fans around here somewhere.


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