So what if the lockout is over.
This is priceless.
Well, I’m back.
Blogging about… the NHL. I feel so dirty. Whatever. It’s time to put the lockout behind us and talk puck. Here’s a good starting point: 5 big reasons why you should tune in to every Sabres game this season.
I love this tag cloud.
Courtesy of Wordle:
1. Bills 90’s, y’all
2. Generation tourniquet twist?
I think that pretty much includes alllllll of the sports fan Buffalonians. But especially this poor guy:
The Greatest Silence. Damn you, lockout. Damn you for silencing one of the greatest poets of hockey lore. Damn. You.
3. Cartoon Bettman stupidity OK weekend, END SPORT?
The stuff of prophecy. I am Macbeth’s witches. Heed me or die, hockey fans. (“Heed me” means send me beer money . Or die.)
4. MAKE GARY THING GO.
YES. A THOUSAND TIMES YES. Not that anyone cares about what the fans say. Or what they pay for parking. Or what they pay for parking if there’s a compressed season of like 12 home games in one freaking week. Cry me a river about how the owners feel about the guy they hired to make CBA’s that they can loophole.
These days, that is all the NHL is – loopholes and future loopholes. This can’t be legal. But it is.
The NHL has incarcerated its fans with this firestorm inquisitor of hockey long enough. Cut off the head of the damn snake. Let hockey live. LET IT LIVE.
And of course…
5. Good fans.
I told you I loved this tag cloud.
Though, this should be #1. Ah well… #BecauseItsBuffalo
Some of these are funny, and of course, some of these will make you want to hit happy hour as early as possible. Happy Friday, y’all!
And… here… we… GO!
END THE LOCKOUT FOR THE WIVES! Seriously, hockey players can be freaking obnoxious sometimes (all in good fun). Which leads me to this random thought: holy crap imagine Pat Kane as a husband.
He’d get his own TMZ crew/another TMZ crew.
We know the lockout is hurting many, many people who don’t lace up the skates. This food bank news downright sucks. But, is there any hope for a quick resolution before the Holidays?
In fact, the two days of government mediation ended with zero progress.
They must have sent senators.
Here’s a touch of good news for the future of the Sabres:
Possible 1st goal call by RJ: “ALLLLLL HAILLLLL Mikhaillllll! Grigorenko puts it top shelf, where momma hides the cookies, for his first career NHL goal!” Might be a couple years before/if this happens. Can we get RJ some youth serum? Anyone have Keith Richard’s phone number for his doctor? Dammit NHL, you ruin everything.
The Bills have applied the Mercy Rule for fans this week.
Let’s put a tourniquet-twist on one of the good ol’ days in Buffalo sport, and start the chant for this weekend here and now:
Thank you, Sabres!
Thank you, Bills!
This year is a special kind of nightmare for Buffalo sports fans. No hockey and humiliating football have combined to form the perfect ragestorm on the Twitter, radio, blog and print conversation – every week – for months now. I know I’ve had enough, and frankly, a blacked out game is kinda welcome news.
Family time in the B-lo. Use it to catch up on your holiday shopping, or visit one of those cultural thingys we talk so much about here. I hear the zoo is wonderful this time of year. Ooo – or you can go check out the
view graffiti and giant friggin’ spiders at the top of City Hall.
“Hey look at the urban sprawl on THIS side! OMG THERE’S SPIDERS EVERYWHERE.” Yes. And these are just the babies.
Seriously though, I do love my Buffalo. Hell, I settled here after trying out life on three separate continents. So, I’m going to take advantage of #blackoutlockoutmageddon and do what Buffalonians do in times of crisis like this:
go to those art galleries buy a six pack and scan NFL mock drafts, maybe cry a little.
Maybe scan the other channels on TV.
This weekend is going to suck. Again though – thank you Bills for gutting us all throughout the season. It helps us all survive this blackout gutpunch, especially after all your supreme efforts at disemboweling the art of modern era playcalling and execution.
Maybe I’ll catch up on my reading.
If you have any things-to-do suggestions, lemme know in the comments section below. Even though none of you will. Jerks.
On to the blackout Tweet of the Day. Barrister, get us the hell out of this post!
TARP! Aweomse. Wordplay wins the day.