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Posted on: July 24, 2009 8:32 pm

QOTD 7/24/09 Olympic Players on Your Team

What players on your NHL team will be playing in the olympics this Winter? Canada:
  • Evgeni Malkin- Like Crosby, no explanation neded.
  • Sergei Gonchar- Defense is one of Russia's weakness', so he is pretty much a lock to make the team.
  • Ruslan Fedotenko- Played in the last olympics for team Ukriane, and its not the most talented team so he should be another lock
United States:
  • Brooks Orpik- Looking at the defense for the US, he is definitely one of the better defensemen on the team and brings a physical/defensive presense to the U.S. blueline. 

Posted on: June 15, 2009 11:39 pm

QOTD 6/15/09 Favorite NHL playoff moment

What was your favorite moment from the 2009 Stanley Cup playoffs? For me, my obvious choice would be the Penguins winning the cup, which it is.  I absolutely can't get enough of watching them lift the cup.  Here are some of my other favorites:
  • Talbot's SHH after fighting Daniel Carcillo in game 6. VIDEO .  The score was 3-0 Flyers at the time, and this fight turned the game around.  The Penguins scored around a minute later, and ended up winning the game 5-3 and clinched the series.
  • THIS Max Talbot interview.  Well, the part where he talks about THIS goal.  Basically Talbot gets one of the luckiest goals of the playoffs, but has some fun with it in the post game interview!
  • Beating two of our biggest rivals (Flyers and Capitals ) in consecutive series.  I absolutely dispise both of these teams, and beating them to win the cup makes it that much sweeter.
  • Evgeni Malkin 's nice backhand goal against the Hurricanes .  Not many guys can shoot a backhander like this. VIDEO
  • The Ducks beating the Red Wings 4-3 in triple OT with a goal from Todd Marchant .  Playoff OT NHL games are the best, nothing else like them.  This was an amazing game that an unknown won the game. VIDEO
  • The Scott Walker goal in OT to win the series against the Bruins .  This usually wouldn't mean much, but it was his first career NHL playoff goal and it was after finding out his wife has cancer.  That goal was definitly dedicated to her.
  • THIS save on Alexander Ovechkin by Marc-Andre Fleury .  If flower doesn't make this save, we could be looking at either a Capitals or Red Wings stanley cup champion, and who wants that Tongue out ?
Those are a few of my favorites, what are yours?

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