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Entries from May 2008

“With Wings, Penguins Can Fly” — The Dream Stanley Cup Final

May 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · The Hockey Hippie

Dynasty vs. Dynasty.  Skill vs. Skill.  These upcoming Finals games will be as good as hockey gets.  It’s Rocket Richard’s Habs vs. Gordie Howe’s Red Wings.  It’s Frazer –  Ali.  Borg – McEnroe.  Hitchcock vs. Scorsese.  Beethoven vs. Bach. In the 3 years since the lock-out and with “the new NHL” we’ve had a one-hit-wonder […]

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Detroit Red Wings line-up — Stanley Cup Final 2008

May 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · The Hockey Hippie

click here for Wings line-up in printer-friendly one-sheet in Word Detroit Red wings Line-up Coach:  Mike Babcock  owner:  Mike Illitch (since ’82)                          Friday, May 23, 2008  13   Pavel Datsyuk  “A” ‘Paver’  29/1978;  5’11”;  Russian; drafted, 171st, ‘98  40  Henrik Zetterberg ‘A’ ‘Zee’ 27/ ‘80;  5’11”;  Sweden;  drafted, 210th overall 1999 96   Tomas Holmstrom 35/1973; […]

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Pittsburgh Penguins playoff line-up 2008

May 16th, 2008 · No Comments · The Hockey Hippie

click here for a printer-friendly Pens line-up on one page in Word Pittsburgh Penguins Line-up Coach:   Michel Therrien                          Friday, May 23, 2008 ‘  9   Pascal  Dupuis ‘Duper’  29/79;  Que.;  trade with Atlanta 2/08 (also Rgrs & Wild!) Speed n Skill Scoring Line  87   Sidney Crosby  ‘C’ 20 / Aug 7, ‘87;  5’11”;  Nova Scotia; […]

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“The whole hockey world is rooting for you guys.”

May 1st, 2008 · 7 Comments · Real-life Adventure Tales, The Hockey Hippie

 The Prankster Meets The Penguin   . The 3rd game of the Rangers–Penguins playoff series in 2008 when the Rangers went down to the Pens 3 games to nothing . . . So, I went to the Ranger game last night at Madison Square Garden.  What a hoot!  Before the game, there was some rock band […]

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