Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Are you ready for some hockey?

Are you ready for some hockey?
Are you ready for the good times?
Are you ready for the pucks and sticks
And all the hat tricks
And a whole lotta skatin' around

And even if we win the Stanley Cup... if we win... HAH! Even if we win! Even if we play so far above our heads that our noses bleed for a week to ten days; even if God in Heaven above comes down and points his hand at our side of the ice; even if every man, woman, and child held hands together and prayed for us to win, it just wouldn't matter because all the really good looking girls would still go out with the guys from Pittsburgh because they've got Sidney Crosby! It just doesn't matter if we win or we lose. IT JUST DOESN'T MATTER!

Nevertheless, Tripper, camp starts on September 7th when the rookies come to town...


Yorn desh born, der ritt de gitt der gue...
Orn desh, dee born desh, de umn bork! bork! bork!

We're going to have recurring visions of Ovechkin and a cleaver.

Hockey After Life

Elite professional athletes are paid handsome sums of money these days, so much that many don't have to wonder if they can make ends meet after their playing days are done. But we had one of those odd anchovy and pineapple pizza dreams last night about what some Caps might be doing when they hang up their skates one last time. We imagined what the business cards might look like for these budding entrepreneurs...