While the 2012 NHL Lockout is underway, every Friday will be known as “Flashback Friday.” On this day of the week, a classic installment of PUCK YOU! will be released for your enjoyment.
This was originally published on Jan 21, 2012
I wish I could have found a colour version of this gem, but alas, no deal. You don’t even have to enjoy hockey to get a kick out of this. See, earlier this week, Pittsburgh Penguin, Brooks Orpik laid out Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes. The hit was debatable, as well as the Cane’s decision to allow him to return to the ice after just coming back from a serious concussion.
But that’s not the issue here. In fact there is no issue. Just one particular photo that an uncredited photographer snagged that appeared in Calgary today. Too convenient. Hit the jump to see what I mean. Continue reading →
This Saturday night, the fate of the 2012 – 2013 NHL season will be determined… at least the start of it. Call me a Joker for not posting this on Cat(woman)urday, but let’s Two-Face it… even though it’s Friday, we all know the Bane of this weekend will be whether the Riddle(r)’s solution will become apparent during the 11th hour. Have a good weekend! Let’s hope my bad punditry is outweighed by the animated gif below.
(Special thanks to resident BHF contributor, Stove Coleman, for inspiring this. When reached for comment, Coleman noted, “Funny how he rigged the draft for the Penguin. Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer. […] Both the NHL/PA Robin’ us of a season! I’ve got more, but they’re getting worse.”).