September 23 2011 12:31PM
Tonight we get our first look at Terry “Uncle Pennybags” Pegula’s Buffalo Sabres. The city of Buffalo has long been known for its frugality, from making their contribution to the culinary world of the scraps of a chicken, to savagely beating a cab-driver over a matter of a few cents. The last time the city of Buffalo spent this lavishly on anything was the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.
It was supposed to be a celebration of “commercial well being and good understanding among the American Republics." Or, “hey Central and South America we’re going to mess with your shit for the next 100 years, deal with it.” Unfortunately, the only thing anyone remembers about it is that it’s where President McKinley was shot. Pegula’s Sabres are looking to avoid a similar fate. McKinley was assassinated by Leon Czolgosz an Anarchist with Prussian and Belarussian heritage. Maybe Grabbo can harness some of that crazy.
Pension Plan Puppets
September 23 2011 05:27AM
Image courtesy of @mhenderson95
The Ottawa Senators have not had the best possible offseason. They are a rebuilding team but signed a competent but unproven goalie (ask the Leafs how that works out for your draft pick), they hired another first-time NHL coach who will keep the seat warm for Bryan Murray for at least a few months, and they are still owned by Eugene Melnyk.
But could things get worse? Sure, look at the image above. They can always get worse.
Pension Plan Puppets
September 21 2011 08:06PM
Image courtesy of @BroadStHockey
As if hockey fans needed any reminder that garbage players like Jody Shelley do not belong in the NHL. Thankfully, for those that still refuse to acknowledge reality, a hearty reality check was in place. Twitter blew up as there were a number of dirty hits in the NHL tonight and unfortunately, Darryl Boyce was a victim. The strange thing is that the Leafs iced noted pugilist
Colton Orr and his understudy Jay Rosehill and yet despite that deterrent famed scumbag Jody Shelley from laying a blatant hit from behind.
More of Shelley's handiwork after the jump
September 21 2011 11:37AM
With a new season come new hockey magazines, many of which offer some insight into the Toronto Maple Leafs. After the jump, Leafs Nation will look at what eight different publications had to say about the fortunes of the blue and white – ranked by where each publication projects the Leafs to finish in 2011-12.
September 21 2011 10:14AM
I hear last night's game against Philly was fantastic and a great time was had by all. I didn't watch the game because it was the preseason. However I know some of you like to watch preseason hockey even if personally it serves only to enrage me when things go poorly so here's a preview.