Tuesday, November 25, 2008


Ah, just a few weeks ago, Montreal was on top of the world.
They looked unbeatable.
Everything was great in Montreal fanboy nation.

Then, two weeks ago, J.S. from C-blog uncovered a Montreal plot to stuff the ballot.
Ever since then, the Habs are 2-3-2, and they look like shit.

Not exactly playing like a team that is set to have 5 players start the All Star Game.
But it gets better. Check out the mistake that Ryan O'Byrne made last night.

[Thanks to DayWalk3r for this]

The reason this happened, by the way, is because there was a delayed penalty on the Islanders so Price went to the bench.

Let's not forget that O'Byrne was arrested last year for trying to steal a purse or something. [CBC]

To make things even stranger, guess who made this photoshop last year.




The Pens play five of their next six games on the road.

:: Zigomanis is a beast. PG

LinkClick to enlarge, Zigo is leading the world in faceoffs.

:: The Powerplay is changing again. [TRIB]

"The first unit had Evgeni Malkin back on the right point with Alex Goligoski on the left point, Sidney Crosby on the half-wall, Miroslav Satan down low and new addition Tyler Kennedy in front. The second unit had Kris Letang on the right point and Philippe Boucher on the left, with Jordan Staal, Matt Cooke and Petr Sykora up front"




Luongo is on a week-to-week basis with his injury. TSN


Brendan Morrow out for the season. No one cares. Take the over in every game the Stars play.


Yinz Luv 'DA Guins episode 5:


See more funny videos at Funny or Die

thanks to ICE for the link.

Go Pens


Jonny Van Mundegaarde said...

Just so someone can't call...

vital beach said...

TK on the first unit sounds interesting. He's not the ideal big body in front, but it actually gives us a one-timer on the left side, and I'm excited to see what he can do with the opportunity.


ncisabella said...

the video of those bears is the craziest thing i have ever seen

justincredibleh said...

animals performing human activities is the best.

debrisslide said...

Tyler fucking Kennedy on the PP sounds genius to me.

Speaking of the Bruins, I can't wait for Tim Thomas to start doing a long, slow dance with cock around midseason.

Allison said...

That purse snatching story is absolutly one of the funniest things I have read in a looooong time. And JS, your photoshop is fabulous.

Allison said...

And reason # 54268 I love Staff-
Reading tPB from my blackberry, so all I see are flash codes instead on videos. I load the page and there is [Flash: 1BallSac] staring at me from the top of the page. :)

Nulpher said...

O'Byrne demonstrated the only way a team that has taken a delayed penalty can score: by having your opponent that is going to be on the power play put one in his own net.


nikki said...

are those bears for real?
no frickin' way

johnny said...


If it's animals doing human activities that you like, then you'll love monkey bartenders. That's what you get for not hailing to the chimp!

In these turbulent economic times, I would hate to get Wally Pipp-ed by a monkey, but the fact is, they perform the job of server far better than I ever did.

In the words of Hunter S. Thompson, "Let's get down to the brass tacks. How much for the chimp?"

BlacknGold66 said...

There's a few lesson's to be learned in this post...

1) None of the a-holes watching the bears play hockey were debating on who's getting sent down once Yogi and Boo Boo come back from injury [HINT HINT]

2) Nobody was yelling shoot.

3) (And possibly the most important to those on here trying to maintain their sanity/cblog read-a-bility) NOBODY said "haha" after/during/etc. a post about absolutely nothing... like a high school girl clamoring for attention.

BNG = Hater


Go Pens

Gay 4 Scuds

Gay 4 Rocco (he likes little boys... WOOOO!)

BlacknGold66 said...

P.S. Balloon Titties on the right. Click 'em!

penstone410 said...

click on the whores!
click on the whores!

fleuryous said...
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fleuryous said...

Dude, that sucks for O'Byrne, Man.

But karma's a bitch, for several reasons in this case. haha.

TK could be a great addition to the PP--he's definitely got the speed. He's kind of like a young Dupuis. AW. haha.

Oh man, I was looking forward to a Pens game tonight, just because it's FINALLY Thanksgiving break, and I wouldn't have to do any school shit. Oh well. I'll just drink without the game.


Go Pens.

stokes said...

Geno back on the point, where he belongs. He'll shoot the puck all day long, for all the Idiots in the Igloo.


BNG, A "GAY FOR BNG" Isn't far off, but i'd hate for FH to come find me and kick my ass.


Stanello said...
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Stanello said...

Rumors are that Tampa Bay is looking to trade Adam Hall for 2 bears and possible future considerations

J.S. said...

O'Byrne attended the Nobuhiro Sugawarahockey camp during the offseason.

Could have went with the "UR DOIN IT WRONG" joke, but it was too easy.

J.S. said...

and since I seem to be dropping comments every 15 min, thanks goes to the staff for giving me credit on the Montreal clusterfuck and the O'Bryne photoshop that I forgot that I did.

one last comment before I attempt to get some actual work done: I would have taken bear #2 over Steve McKenna and/or Roman Simicek. Bear #2 (white) appears to be an aggressive forechecker and has the ability to set up in front of the net. Definitely would have been an asset on the power play back in the early 2000s. I'd recommend him now, but bear #2 is probably past his prime.

jefe p said...

those bears play more exciting hockey than, ironically, the Wild.

debrisslide said...

It seems like there's a lot of hilarious epic fail going on this season. Or maybe I'm just delirious trying to balance an unhealthy interest in the NHL with my freshman year of college. But O'Byrne's failure is making me laugh more than it should. THEN AGAIN HE DOES PLAY FOR THE HABS. HMMMM.

Why do we have to go to Nassau Coliseum again tomorrow? Errrrghhh. At least I'll be back in PA watching that shit on the big screen. The 20-year-old big screen my dad stole out of someone's Saturday morning burn pile. I HAVE MISSED PENNSYLVANIA SO MUCH YOU HAVE NO IDEA. Boston is such a joke this time of year.

Pittsburghler said...

I'd give that bear the ol' slewfoot.

Matt said...

What's the over/under on people at Nassau Coliseum tomorrow? Are we talking Atlanta bad?

Also, tomorrow night I go behind enemy lines (Capitals game). I hope more than anything that Colby knocks Semin to the ice.

kstewy16 said...

PP is best with Geno on the point at least until Gonch and Whitney get back. He's shoots, and gets goals, and gets rebounds that get satan goals.

And is there any better feeling that seeing the Habs collapse? I hope those fuckers never win another cup in the history of the NHL, and if they never don't, they would still probably have more cups that every other team.

And I'm sorry but #15 on the bear league looks like shit. He needs to learn to shoot and get better legs under him. I think we need to trade him a 1st, and a 2nd for Smokey the bear.

kstewy16 said...

"and if they never don't"
Unless you're from West Virginia, thats supposed to say "and if they never do"

Hept-Rossi said...

How the hell does Rod Brind'Amour have 285 faceoffs MORE than Zigomanis? Does he take every single faceoff for Carolina?

Goligoski's Girl said...

I can't believe there was no hand pass calls by the refs. come on.

Who else was waiting for one of the bears to go down with an "undisclosed" injury.

Was that goalie Patrick Roy's son?!?! I mean really coming out of your net and attacking an opponent.

Goligoski's Girl said...

I guess your point wasn't taken BNG. Only a few short posts after yours came the dreaded "haha" after everything.

3) (And possibly the most important to those on here trying to maintain their sanity/cblog read-a-bility) NOBODY said "haha" after/during/etc. a post about absolutely nothing... like a high school girl clamoring for attention.

kstewy16 said...

Canes have taken 1423 faceoffs.
Brind'Amour has taken 34% of them.
Eric Staal who's actually pretty lame at faceoffs has taken 29% of them.

Pens have taken 1146 faceoffs.
Ziggy has taken 17.5% of them.
Sid has taken 36% of them.

My take on this - The Canes have taken a lot more faceoffs, Why? Their defenseman and fans like watching the centerman bend over.
Eric Staal takes almost as many faceoffs as Rod Brind'Amour, and he's only like 40%, thats got to be killing the canes.
Ziggy takes a lot of faceoffs, but when it comes down to it, they would rather have Sid take offensive ones, win them half the time, but then have Sidney Crosby on the ice instead of Mike Zigomanis.
And without Brind'Amour, the canes would blow so much dick it's not even funny.

meecrofilm said...


Stilly said...

You beat me to it Meecrofilm


akus said...

Captain Brendan Morrow did not say haha, but the ref did.

Dallas Stars captain Brenden Morrow, by his own admission, has taken some bad penalties and done some foolish, frustrating things this season. Shooting the puck into the corner after a whistle against the Phoenix Coyotes last week and being told to go and retrieve it by the referee or risk a penalty is just one,

justincredibleh said...


that made my day. any other good animals doing human activities videos anyone?

Max Power said...

It goes without saying but I will say anyway. The Hockey God is a fair but vengeful god. The Habs have earned his anger. Lesson for toady: Never piss off the Hockey God.

Now thanks to Johnny I will be spending some time in Tokyo.

@ Johnny

There's a woman over there fucking a polar bear.

tanya said...

claude lemieux should try that bear league... the playing tempo/speed/something would be perfect for him

Anna. said...


Hockey to the Max
with Max Talbot
on the 24th.

wilsmith said...

Tanya, did you know this had happened when you made that joke?

Max Power said...

Here's some fun monkey business

The little guy around the 1:20 mark is the man


Raybin said...

Nothing much particular to say today except....Commit to the Clutterbuck.

And in answer to your question from one of yesterday's threads, yes, fleuryous, I am on Facebook though I haven't logged in in approximately forever. (Give or take a little) E-mail me at raybin@gmail if you want to be Facebook BFF. Or something like that.

Clutterbuck. Giggle.

tanya said...

yes, i knew that and i'm still laughing at china sharks

btw, you know you really suck when some almost funny blogger in finland is jobbing you

Raybin said...

Oh and commit to the j.s. as well. But we all knew that already.

brett said...

NHL Live! just got Rickrolled.

Raybin said...

were debating on who's getting sent down once Yogi and Boo Boo come back from injury [HINT HINT]

So you find the speculation unbearable?

[pick-a-nick basket]

Raybin said...

Oh and I think O'Byrne finally managed to eclipse Vesa Toskala's epic fail from last year.

And now, it's impossible for me to put more than one thought in a single comment.

[attention whore]

akus said...

Cameras rolling.


Awkard silence.


i heard a


@ NHL Live!

was that You brett?

brett said...

nah it wasn't me.. I had just turned on the TV with half my lunch in my mouth and I heard the music. I nearly choked to death.

kstewy16 said...

Wow, I love the NHL's new policy towards cheating. Ignore it.
If I read one more article about how great Montreal fans are because of the ASG voting, I'm going to go postal on the NHL.

Its one thing to allow the votes to count, but for the NHL to continue putting articles on the front page of their website about how "Great" Montreal fans are is ridiculous. I'm starting to hate Gary Bettman as much as the boys at A2Y do.

meecrofilm said...

J.S. = Habs killer. You should send a picture of yourself to staff so we can use it on gameday posts whenever the Pens play the Canadiens.

debrisslide said...
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debrisslide said...

Commit to the Clutterbuck?

Raybin said...

Two tickets: Section E4, Row L, Seats 5 and 6 for Saturday's game against the Debbies. Face value is 60 each.

If you're interested in them, e-mail me: raybin@gmail

Raybin said...

Holy crap debrisslide, that may be the best thing ever.

Chris said...

Montreal fans continue to show the rest of North America how XM NHL® All-Star Fan Balloting presented by 2K Sports is done by voting in droves for all six Canadiens on the ballot.

Really nhl.com

debrisslide said...

Thanks raybin. It's a gift and a curse. And if I weren't still running povertyblog I'd probably try to buy those tix from you. Oh well, it's Devils hockey. . .hope you can get rid of 'em to someone worthy.

Jonny Van Mundegaarde said...

How much do they pay you to fuck that Polar bear?

If I were to pick any animal to start a hockey league around, it would be baboons. I would tend to avoid starting one using snakes. Just destined to fail...

Word is Big Ben had a gun pulled on him recently, but was only able to avoid getting shot by talking his way out of it. I would have thought the opposite would happen...

J.S. that photoshop is unreal. It looks like he actually has a purse on the ice with him. U rock.

Obama is expected to name Monica Lewinsky as Secretary of Health and Human services, thus completing his Clinton era cabinet.

M. Vanderlasser said...

"Pittsburgh pre-anything.
What a joke time to be alive."

Ha ha.

Monkeys stealing Mojitos = Ha ha ha.

GreatGlam.com = one stop Christmas shopping for ALL of the women on your list. Thanks, staff! Boy, is my mom going to be surprised when she opens her present on Christmas morning!

Caught an episode of Rat Patrol (On Demand) today - with Ed Asner as Dr. Friedrich - WOW!

Has Capt. Planet been sent back to the minors?

Note to self: no more monkey (or pickle?) stabbing.

Tomorrow night can't get here soon enough. I miss them Penguins.

PenguinsExperience.com said...

TSN is still all excited about the Habs leading the voting as well.


We seriously need to get more votes for Crosby, since he's the most likely to make the team.

debrisslide said...

I was just visited by GreatGlam when logging into my MySpace. I think it's following me.

brett said...

alright then.

Let's distribute that voter code. Put nananana in the write-in. Maybe nhl will then get the picture.

coffeytalk said...
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LargeTurkey said...

Is anyone else disturbed by that bear video? How do they know what to do? It seems slightly cruel.

william said...

That makes it a softer, less meaningful film, and Sandler (reuniting here with Peter Segal after Anger Management and 50 First Dates) lacks the depth to convey anything more than amiable redemption, resulting in a movie that’s easily enjoyed and easily forgotten.
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