For both calming and ironic purposes, start blasting this:
Last night, the Wild
In all non-caustic seriousness, the Wild got fucked six ways from Sunday. The reffing was abysmal for both sides tonight (albeit one side more than the other), even by your typical Wild home game standards. Although the Ryan Suter turnover that led to a Cody McLeod goal was "a damn shame", it's hard to blame this loss on the Wild. Just because you didn't play a perfect game in a one goal game in the playoffs doesn't mean that you don't deserve the win. Or that getting absolutely screwed over by the refs in a way that results in a goal against in said one-goal game is totally on you because you could only manage a one goal lead in the playoffs.
Seriously, fuck you Avs fans (who follow said philosophy).
As someone who got home just in time for the 3rd period, here are my takeaways:
Now for a very stiff, brisk, and painfully awkward Walk.
Tom Powers: Wild can't catch a break against charmed Avs - TwinCities.com
Nope. No breaks given.
The best remedy for a crushing defeat in sports is too look at the Leafs successes and think about about how much better off you are. Because watching their defeats are just way too hard to take seriously.
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And before you take the time to write out a clever comment, no. The refs are not on this list.
Ryan Garbutt fined $1,474.36 for spearing Corey Perry | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
The real punishment is the 64 pennies that he'll have to walk around with.
Man proposes marriage to Matt Duchene in Minnesota, because it's legal there (Photo) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
You know what would be a good date for a wedding? April 28th, I'm sure there was some Greek miracle that lines up with it.
Conn Smythe Watch: Getzlaf, Toews make their mark in race | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
I would make a snide remark at Getzlaf, but 7 years is too long to hold a grudge. It's easier to take jabs at the 6 top 10 picks the Oilers have had since then.
Bruins eliminate Red Wings, setting up second-round battle with Canadiens | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Well, that was anticlimactic.
Kings beat Sharks 3-0 to force Game 6 - Yahoo Sports
Penguins top Blue Jackets to take 3-2 series lead - Yahoo Sports
And the entire hockey world sighs...*sigh*
What Happens When Wildlife Reclaims Chernobyl? | I Fucking Love Science There's a metaphor relating to the Wild in this....somewhere.
This video. It's nothing short of amazing. You pretty much HAVE to stop by and give this guy a view and a like.