Sunday, April 08, 2007

I used to like Peter Forsberg

But after last night Forsberg and Kariya played a large role in keeping my Avalanche out of the playoffs in about 10 years. Avalanche play the Flames tonight in their last game of the season - incidentally Calgary is who the Avs were trying to catch to get into the playoffs. Joe Sakic needs 3 points tonight to reach 100 on the season, which would be his sixth 100 point season.

Congratulations to Michigan State the NCAA Frozen Four Champions. After the Penn State Hockey season was over MFB was asked to broadcast Notre Dame Hockey's post season. He found himself at the Joe Louis arena where Notre Dame won the CCHA championship which sent them to the Midwest Regionals in Grand Rapids. Notre Dame lost that championship game to Michigan State.

MFB's personal hockey season came to a close yesterday. The dreaded home improvement scenario of husband on ladder, then husband suddenly on ground with broken ankle requiring surgery to insert pin has placed his hockey equipment bag in storage for the foreseeable future. We hope to get an appointment with the team orthopedic surgeon tomorrow morning and I'm saying prayers that the surgery can be done no later than Wednesday.

And just now the Islanders winning over the Devils in a shoot out has ended his Maple Leafs playoff hopes. Sigh...whose team to cheer on now? I'm sure Twig or Jonesy have a suggestion -snerk-

7 comments:

twig said...

C'mon. It's time to root for the Rangers. Jonesy is going to be enough to deal with without her having any more allies.

barbp said...

I do like to root for the underdog if my dog is out of the fight!!

BUBUKITI said...

If you are rooting for the underdog, you should root for the Islander's!!! Come on, root for the team, with a goalie that has spent most of the year in the minors....Let's hope for another Cinderella Story like Edmonton last year.

Drea said...

*(&%(*(*^ Islanders *grumble* Not that the Leafs didn't blow their chances to control their own destiny, but still ;)

Me, I'm cheering for Vancouver mostly - I'd love Calgary to get by Detroit (though it'd be a major upset if they did) too... but for some reason I'm having a hard time even considering cheering for Ottawa this year, despite the fact they're the only Cdn team left in the East.

JoanK said...

I'll miss the Leafs (although I was ticked that the fans didn't toss hats or even give a standing O to Ryder, from the Habs, who got a natural in the 2nd period). That said, I'm rooting for the Canucks - but also watching the game between Finland and Canada in the Women's Worlds, which is being played here in Winnipeg (sold out and new record of tickets sold, so thankyou TSN for the broadcast). Winner meets the US tomorrow night for the Gold .....

barbp said...

ahhh so many suggestions....only so much time!!

KnittingJones said...

But my boys are Virgins! Never on the Cup, not once. They are the definition of underdog, Twig nothwithstanding!

And I'm so sorry about the ankle. For both of you -- him for the pain, you for the caretaking!