Tuesday, September 2, 2008


After mailing it in all summer, and taking a much needed break.
It is finally back to business for us.

Naturally, it is a slow process, but you have to start somewhere.
We are all caught up on our tv shows, girlfriends/boyfriends, and everything else we ignore during the season.

Charlie is back from Cali, and gayer than ever.
He is even being featured on a billboard by Duquense.

Thanks to [ DiabeticsRcooler ] for the heads up.


First things first.

This had to be done.
As much as we love looking back, we are so far behind at this point there is no way to catch up.
And we are cool with that.
It was a good season, but it is time to start looking forward to this year.


Next up...

For those C-bloggers interested, Pinicblog is this Saturaday.
[Pinicblog] facebook has more info.


[Jerseyblog] is still going, so if you want your shit, do it.

[TeamPensblog] still needsplayers for XBOX and PS3


And lastly this is one of our major projects we need help with.

If you read the blog last season during the playoffs, you know we went with different characters and such in every gameday for good luck.

The Beejees, Ed Harris, Andy and Red, President Whitmore and others made several clutch appearances.

We lost our go to man, Hacksaw, in free agency over the summer. He signed a huge deal with [Webleedteal].

We plan on using different people for every game this season. And we need your suggestions.
So email us, or whatev.

It can be anyone from favorite cartoon character, musicians, actors, etc.

We are going to keep track of how people perform, and if the Pens make the playoffs, we will play the hot hand.


Go Pens


sh0ez said...

First! Get the Joker, dudes.

sh0ez said...

Or get Arnold.

sh0ez said...

Oh, and you forgot to post about the Pens being up for the Center Ice final over at Icethetics! We're getting crushed.

Hopefully see a lot of you at Picnicblog!

TheFandangler said...


jefe mays said...

more like snoozeblog. zing.

i still think Jack LaLanne will give us the juice we need for a win. maybe on the 2nd of back to back games.

Russ Tundra said...
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Russ Tundra said...

Balki Bartokomous!!!

bkuz6219 said...

defintely we need to sign patrick swayze on big time

bkuz6219 said...

quickly i compiled a list of other possible canidates
-ted bundy
-tyler durden
-phil hellmuth
-john c. mcginley
-gene simmons (only with makeup on)
-kid n play as a tag team
-macho man randy savage
-the wide reciever formly known as johnson
-al pacino
-john locke
and for poops and giggles
-rico fata
let me know what ya think

Nature Boy said...
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Nature Boy said...

- Me, Jack Burton
- Jeffery Lebowski
- Flair with this video

shawnawwwesome said...

Is that the Little Achievers Lebowski or the deadbeat Lebowski?

And I wouldn't mind seeing Franklin Delano Romanowski make an appearance. He can hold a grudge.

And Doc Holliday. He's your daisy.

DrunkArmyFan said...

The Ultimate Warrior

Silky Smooth said...

Gotta go with Gordan Bombay the Minnesota Miracle man. I'd like to see him bring some of that U.S. good will games magic to the burgh

xuscbausp said...

Mr Feeney is still available. theres nobody better out there at this time. picking him up would be a crushing blow to philly.


Nature Boy said...

Re shawnawwwesome: The Dude, His Dudeness,Duder,or El Duderino if you're not into the whole brevity thing.

donniek87 said...

how about russel crowe as the gladiator?

PensfanSeoul said...

I submit again, as I did at first report of Hacksaw leaving Bill Shatner. He has the versatility to go where no man has gone before, he can get the pens GREAT deals through Priceline for all those roadtrips this season, and not to mention, negotiate contracts (Denny Crane...never lost in court.)

He has the versatility to be an everyday kinda guy this season....I think it would be a huge pick-up.

Im a huge fan of the Dude as well...however, I dont think he has the right attitude. I mean "The Dude Abides" is a great saying...but not if we are losing early in the season...we need someone with a little more fire...A real heel to kick the team in the ass...for that, I submit the greatest heel of all time...Mr. Rowdy Roddy Piper. Pipers Pit will be a must visit for ALL visiting coaches in lieu of post game press conferences.

I would also like to submit, Baloo the bear...but not the "Bear Necessities" Baloo...the Tailspins Baloo...If you needed a package delivered, he would get it there, in his trusty "SeaDuck" regardless of trouble with those pesky Sky Pirates and their superior firepower. Baloo knew how to win...you talk clutch performers, you talk Baloo. Oh, and Kit was a pussy.

Thats all I got for now.

Antonette said...

Weezer from the Blue Album glory days.

debrisslide said...

Voltron Defenders of the Universe should make an appearance.

Todd said...

Dean Wormer

pensfan100 said...

stewie griffin

J.S. said...

Ricky Roma, Al Pacino's character in Glengarry Glen Ross. When you talk about people who know how to close the deal, you gotta be talking about Ricky Roma.

Michael said...

Sign me up for a PS3 roster spot.

Dan said...

we had a list, when free agency started as to who to sign. batman was a consensus pick. a list of other people:
-the ultimate warrior
-rowdy roddy piper
-the toxic avenger
-tyler durden
-reg dunlop

i also move for the jake wheatley jobber award be named in honor of the ultimate jobber, the brooklyn brawler.

shawnawwwesome said...

If not the Dude then at least Walter. You need someone to pull a gun when offsides isn't called.


And with a game misconduct he still wouldn't leave the ice. He would stay and finish his coffee.

Dan said...

michael - post on the team website and they'll get you added.

somechic said...

Gordan Bombay....that's pretty solid but Jan and/or Han would be even better.

P.O. said...

havent seen much mention of the Tampa Burgh Lightguins playing more fantasy hockey and picking up Mezaros from Ottawa

as far as game day options, go to youtube and find the clip of the alec baldwin scene from Glengarry Glen Ross and tell me that man doesnt belong...

Lady Jaye said...

Kind random and is in no way an indicator of the fact that I am obsessed with older Cartoon Network stuff:
Space Ghost...
Mojo Jojo...
Samurai Jack...

Gotta do something from the 80s... Voltron (mentioned above), Cheetara or Liono, Snake Eyes, I dunno... brain hurts on this fake Monday morning at work.

yllwcrdkid518241 said...

Niel Patrick Harris

Victor Raison said...

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken from Escape From New York.

Chase said...

-Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo as Mario and Luigi from the Mario Bros movie.
-Captain America
-Pee Wee Herman
-A T-Rex
-Uncle Jesse
-Han Solo
-Randy Savage
-Budnick from Salute Your Shorts.

Gorio said...

I dunno if the Red talked about in the blog was who I was thinking of, but the first person that popped into my head was Red Foreman from That 70's Show.

Also Captain Planet. That is all.

jcol87 said...

Jonathan Frakes and quite possibly the entire cast of Star Trek: TNG. I was watching the marathon and those motherfuckers know how to take care of business, in a totally non-nerdy way.

John said...

Herb Brooks (real or Kurt Russel)
The Roadd Dogg Jesse James
Donnie Iris
Tony D'Amato

wilsmith said...

If Phil Helmuth gets used I'll stop reading the blog.

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Maria said...

John McEnroe at the height of his anger issues.
Shawn the midget.
Mighty Putty.

Maria said...

And I second Neil Patrick Harris. I love that man.

Noodles and Henrik said...

Trying this comment again. Maybe Blogger just doesn't want us to post this.

Lt. Ellen Ripley from the Alien movies would be perfect for those games when the Pens need to kick some ass and kill some aliens.

One of the best lines ever said in a movie, "Get away from her, you bitch!" You can't get a tougher woman than that.

Michael said...

Dan - Thanksblog

Eric K said...

Axl Rose... can't get more badass than that

Robert Plante
Angus Young


Lloyd said...

- Anyone from Howard Stern
- Don LaFontaine - 'the movie preview voice' guy
- Beetlejuice (from howard stern) or beetlegeuse (movie)
- Jenna Jameson or similarly 'endowed' women
- Master Chief
- Thundercats logo
- Cobra Commander
- Hong Kong Phooey
- Christopher Walken (gotta have more cowbell)
- Mr. T
- Al Bundy
- Any American Gladiator (first run)

The longshot picks:
- Your Mom
- Power Rangers (original)

and the "I'll quit reading if.." pick
- He-man
- The Hoff

Lloyd said...

add Eddie Van Halen to the list. or maybe the entire Van Halen band

Bethany said...

Bob Saget, or Red Foreman.

sh0ez said...

yllwcrdkid518241 said...
Niel Patrick Harris
9/02/2008 9:22 AM

Win. [/end]

Veshinfsky75 said...

Iggy Pop

Dan said...

i was going to recommend iggy, however, he is from detroit.

DrunkArmyFan said...

I like the NPH idea. With all the injuries we had last year, it wouldn't be bad to have Doogie Howser around.
I'm sure Pensblog Charlie wouldn't mind, either.

Joe Takach said...

Pensblog Charlie needs a "friend". I say we introduce Freddie Mercury to our list of good luck charms.

sh0ez said...

Doctor + a new friend for Charlie = perfect.

TheNWChica said...

I have to second Ellen Ripley. I don't recall tPB Staff ever having a woman on staff or even entertaining the idea.

As a member of the substantial XX faction here at C-blog, I would like a couple of women put up there.

Ellen Ripley
Sarah Connor
Granny from the Looney Tunes cartoons (she could wield a mean rolling pin!)
Wonder Woman

I'm sure there are more, but that's a start.

P.O. said...

anyone in here buying a 6 pack mini plan on Thursday?

Veshinfsky75 said...

Hank Williams Jr.
Charlie Daniels

Both huge pittsburgh fans

gless16 said...

Captain Jack Sparrow!

Dan said...

so that's when the 6 pack plans go on sale

Dan said...

oh it's just for waiting list members. dicks.

TheFandangler said...

I've eaten primanti's with Hank Jr.

He walked in just in the middle of the day one time with two other guys and sat down with my ex and I. He said "What you kids eatin' there?" and we answered and he said "I hope you don't mind if I have the same thing". Then my ex proceeded to ask him "Who are you?" which was embarrassing.

TheNWChica said...

Charlie Daniels did sing The Devil Went Down to Georgia and we do have Satan on the team this year. :)

Chubs said...

-Joseph R. Cooper
-The Boondock Saints
-Master Splinter
-Boba Fett
-Doc Brown
-Darkwing Duck (Let's. Get. Dangerous.)

I'm sure I'll think of more, but that's what I got so far.

fleuryous said...

Betty White...

or Estelle Getty.

She could pack the punches, Dude.

Hell, get Bea and Rue--the whole gang.

fleuryous said...

And to go with the Gordon Bombay comment...just "EMILIO!" in general.

and Robert Goulet.

fleuryous said...


And Gary Coleman.

Dan said...

if we use any lord of the rings characters, i'm done.

fleuryous said...

And for my finale...

Rick Astley, because he will never:

give you up
let you down
run around and desert you
make you cry
say goodbye
tell a lie and hurt you.


Dan said...

this picture could come in handy

fleuryous said...

Oh my God...pure genius.

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Rev. Woodrow Morris said...

Leopold from The Simpsons.

fleuryous said...

It's not working for some awkward reason, but I was trying to put up a ridiculous 'hoff picture.

Basically, the first one you see when you google him.

WHY did he ever think that was a good idea?

Feebs said...

Jerry Garcia or Jack Nicklaus

Mike Georger said...

butch cassidy and the sundance kid

dennis moore (python, not the congressman)

mister perfect

Ja' Red said...

Peter North.

@whoever said Budnik, genius.

I'll also recommend Elian Gonzalez and Cotton Candy heeeeeeeee

J.S. said...

I nominate Nathan Explosion and/or the band Dethklok. He's the darkest, most brutal frontman ever.

do it

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RaCHeLeYoS said...

ron burgundy.....or veronica corningstone.


RaCHeLeYoS said...

and i second....darkwing duck.

when there's trouble, just call D.W....

JimPaekBreakaway said...

Samuel L. Jackson as Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction. With the whole "Ezekiel 25:17" speech.

Step into the Free Candy Van said...

skeeter from doug
jean claude van damme in sudden death when hes dressed as iceberg....money

FreeCandyVan44 said...

stick stickley or doug funnie as quailman

Vortican said...


The man with a mullet and a can do attitude!

Vortican said...

Why not He-Man and the master of the Universe?

I'm sure Charlie would agree.
Do it!

ellen said...

Danger Mouse

and/or Penfold.

Dan said...
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Dan said...

max headroom

and not mcguyver, but mcgruber

Lady Jaye said...

@js > I second Nathan Explosion... Crosby as Nathan is my personal favorite photoshop I've ever done and I just don't have any more good ideas now. ;)

@jcol > I'm a total nerd and watched parts of the marathon. I wouldn't mind Captain Picard getting the job done this season. But I also think Dax from DS9 kicks some arse.

I third... er forth... er whatever Neil Patrick Harris... and technically, wouldn't he be a new friend for Charlie?

I'm going to be all nerdy and suggest Willow or Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

sh0ez said...

9 comments here after the new post was made! cblog FAIL! Ha ha.

Docciavelli said...

Second on the Nature Boy, but you've already been using that.

Can I get some love for the Fresh Prince? Tons of good Carlton material there...

The Swedish Chef from the Muppets can throw some shit. Burdy burdy burdy!

And finally, who could be more motivating than Susan "Stop The Insanity" Powter?

BobFarls said...

Artie (the strongest man in the world) from Pete N' Pete and Chip from Rescue Rangers.

While we're on Pete N Pete, I'll throw endless Mike into the mix too. What a show.

BobFarls said...

Oh yeah, almost forgot! Coach Hines from Mad TV. No one else can throw out a line like "win tonight or I will set you on fire" on a gameday, NO ONE.

bayonetwork said...

has anyone mentioned the president from independence day?

giving the greatest speech in the world, when everyone thinks we wont get as far as we did last season?

having him and proving everyone wrong would be epic.

Brett said...

My vote is for a Steve McQueen pic.

Andrew said...
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Andrew said...

jeff goldblum is watching you poop.

jeff goldblum is watching you job.

jeff goldblum is watching you fail.

akus said...

I think DarkWing Duck could be Dicky's( the Penguin) cousin,
i mean, he even got the colors!!


I think i may have to get me a D.W t-shirt.

fleuryous said...



And how about some of the Munsters? haha.

Chewbacca said...

My favs mentioned:

Christopher Walken
Red Forman
Estelle Getty
Ron Burgendy

A few of my own:
Chris Farley as El Nino or Matt Foley
Ari Gold/Entourage crew

Katelyn said...

Bill Nye (of The Science Guy fame), Wilford Brimley, Hunter S. Thompson, and a Pope (any will do - they all wear the hat). Really, you can't go wrong.

Love the blog.

SixxxD6 said...

UNCLE JESSE from Full House. Have mercy!

BobFarls said...

Randy Marsh

"I'm standing right here, how do you want to handle it?"

DrunkArmyFan said...

I gotta vote for Patrick Swayze

Silky Smooth said...
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Silky Smooth said...

"You used to be the Minnesota miracle man. Be that man Gordan. Be that man." -Jan, Mighty Ducks: D2

Bombay to the Burgh please

strakasguitar said...

holy schnikes! you lads and lasses have covered all the bases. but i must suggest:

-Rush and/or Geddy Lee (eh?)
-Sly Stallone as Judge Dredd
-Dolph Lundgren as The Punisher
-Sean Connery as James Bond
-Chilly Billy Cardille
-those wonderful, wonderful jokes from the It's Alive! show
-Frank Zappa
-The Ramones!
-Henry Rollins
-Clint Eastwood a la The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
-Maxwell Smart (Don Adams)

erg. they won't stop!!!!!

Chewbacca said...

Lemmiwinks to find your way through a tough time.

"Dick in a Box" guys for when your favorite goon takes a penalty.

Tackleberry from Police Academy

Ol' Dirty Bastard

fleuryous said...

the baby from The Dinosaurs.

Jesus Christ, that thing was annoying.

and speaking of Jesus...Judas Iscariot. What a dick.

bkuz6219 said...

my top 8 so far is
-christopher walken
-neil patrick harris
-samuel l jackson
-johnny mcenroe
-randy savage
-tyler durden
-and rowdy roddy piper

Cornelius Hardenbergh said...

Boondock saints are a RFA of Boston, and we're working on re-signing them before training camp.

Team Canada said...

Dwight Schrute.


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