Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Getting the hate back



EDMONTON OILERS VS. CAROLINA "Stanley Cupped" HURRICANES
7:30 MTN on Pierre MaGuire's "Monster" TSN

It took me about three months to watch this and I still have Game 7 "we're winning" dreams that turn into nightmares when I wake up. The bitter side of me still thinks that the Oilers beat themselves in Game 1 and 2 (our D turned spazzy), the Sabres were the preferred, much better, albeit injury-riddled team and that Rod Brind'Amour seems to be even more of a dick after winning the goddamn thing.

25 comments:

mudcrutch79 said...

You wanna skip watching the game tonight and hang out in the alley behind Rowers?

Garnet said...

Ah, memories.

Jordi said...

Damn it, I want to watch this game so much but I have a christmas party to go. I want to see Lupul so much it hurts.

Okay that sounded better in my head.

Loxy said...

I can't watch that.

Justin said...

Last season the Sabres weren't better than Carolina. Not that anyone cares, but that series only went 7 because of Ryan Miller, as Carolina played Buffalo off the ice in games 1, 2, 4, and 7, even if the score only reflects it in Game 4. Also Carolina didn't have Erik Cole.

mike w said...
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mike w said...

All lies. Buffalo was playing one of the top scoring teams with 4 of their starting D out of the lineup, amongst other injuries.

Nevertheless, this is obviously a bitter reflection from a fan still reeling from a Game 7 Stanley Cup Final loss against a Southeast opponent.

Anyway!

Nice to beat Carolina tonight, and better yet, we injured Rod Brind'Amour's lower body!

Black Dog said...

Right, and the Sabres were only missing four of their top six D by the end of the series as well as Tim Connolly.

I'd hope they would have played them off the ice - any team missing two thirds of their D and one of their top two centres would be lucky to even last five I would think.

uni said...

Damn it BD beat me to it. Buffalo was the still the better team and would have won if they hadn't lost their 4th D-man. Not that anyone cares right Justin?

Doogie said...

And for whatever reason, I probably could have handled a loss to Buffalo better than to Carolina. Dunno if it's a geography bias or a history bias, but there we go.

Julian said...

I can't believe there are any oiler fans out there who can bear to watch this.

I hadn't seen any footage of game seven until CBC snuck it on me while i was watching the premeire of the Hips "the lonly end of the rink" on youtube.



I'll give it two or three years i think.

Luce said...

I live in Buffalo and you have no idea how mad and pissed we were that Carolina won the Fans don't give a shit about hockey down there they didn't sell out game seven until that day, my friends went and saw us lose I'm glad the oilers won last night. hey and justin by the Way we were the better team it's just kinda hard when you D is Pushed to the limits and as for Ryan Miller that's why he is one of the best goalies in hockey don't give me this crap about how Carolina was a better team they weren't the footage got me so pissed today i had to right something about it in my blog and were in Florida right now waiting to beat the crap outta the Panthers so I should be happy
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Loxy said...

Julian - I tried to watch it. I turned it off after 10 seconds. I'll watch it in a few years.

teebeeplayer said...

i'm happy to watch game the 6 hilights and pretend that it was game 7.

justin said...

Congrats to the Oilers, great effort last night.

Shoulda, woulda, coulda, Buffalo. You lost 4 dmen, true, but only Teppo and Jay McKee were better than average, and their replacements played fine. I love how Tim Connolly is supposed to equal the loss of Erik Cole. That is laughable. Connolly is a nice player, Erik Cole is a 40-50 goal scoring, complete power forward.

pete said...

yeah that guy is right buffalo was missing a lot of players but not that that's any sort of excuse justin because you're just wrong buffalo's awesome darcy regier is awesome how he builds through the draft and jay mckee is super cool despite the fact that his face doesn't look like ken baumgartner who has an MBA now by the way despite the fact that he was never a a member of the buffalo sabres who are awesome in perpetuity but this is way too early for oiler fans to watch this video but still the league hates buffalo because they're from a small market and brett hull's skate was in the crease and ryan miller should have been on the olympic team then the USA would have done better and cam ward isn't actually a very good goalie shut up justin

mike w said...

the above is perfect "Crazy Guy on a Bus" dialogue, isn't it?

d-lee said...

I'm getting a real good laugh out of those non-sensical comments.

Oilers were super-sharp last night. Congrats on a grade-A performance. You guys should go deep into the playoffs again. I honestly don't think that my Canes will, unless they can find themselves.

I wish I could say "Dude, get over your hate", but I can't. I understand it. To this day, I still hold grudges against Marquette University and Indiana University for beating my North Carolina Tarheels in the 1977 and 1981 NCAA basketball championships, respectively.

Anonymous said...

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The Jews said...

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mudcrutch79 said...

Erik Cole is a 40-50 goal scoring, complete power forward.

Or, put another way, he's cracked 19 goals in a season once and seems prone to ridiculous bone snapping injuries. Plus he's a bit of a whiner: "Ethan Moreau tried to hit me! My goodness, what a brute! I'm going to pick up my skirt and run to the media to complain about this!"

Black Dog said...

Naw Mudcrutch I'm pretty sure Cole has scored more then 50 goals. He's been in the league for four or years or so now, right?

SweatyO said...

Justin Williams is a douchebag of Claude Lemieux-esque proportions.

That is all.

Anonymous said...

30 goals in 60GP for Cole last year. Decent, but wow is he a whiny little bitch. I can respect Iginla, but Cole needs to grow a dick.

Anonymous said...

I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one still having those dreams that turn into nightmares. I thought I was crazy.

- Joe