The Long Slog Begins: Bruins vs. Sharks Game Thread

So he probably WON’T be playing tonight, but I’m writing this thingy so here’s a picture of him just because I can.

Hello! It’s a Tuesday night, we’re all feeling the effects of Daylight Savings Time, and games on this leg will end up literally spanning two days for most of you Bruins fans. But NOT ME! And that’s why I will be here, possibly typing into an abyss, as the Bruins kick off their West Coast Road Trip, or as some people like to call it, “The East Coast Bias Hyperawareness Tour.” FUN!

Usually I would take this time to mention how the game went the last time these two teams faced each other, but…I just don’t want to. Look it up. That’s what Google is for.

Oh look, David Krejci is back!

Thanks for the update, David.

Tuukka Rask *should* be getting the start in net for the Bruins tonight, and our good friend James Reimer has been confirmed to start for the Sharks.

The Sharks are 6-3-1 in their last 10 and beat the Washington Capitals soundly last Saturday by a score of 5-2. However, of note is that their place is the standings is due to an excellent road record and a home record that can barely say “meh.” (Just like some other team we know.) So if the Bruins can stay awake, things could happen.

In any case, I hope you all have had your coffee and will join me for at least the first period.

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Some would say I love all 29 NHL teams to varying degrees. Manager of Tuukka's Milkcrates: WINNER of the 2016 [REDACTED] H2H Yahoo Fantasy Hockey League Season!
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Long-Winded Striped Mofo
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Long-Winded Striped Mofo

Just what the shocks need, more power play

carvinbass18
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I hate the “reffs are out to get Boston teams” that so many fans of this sports town have, but fuck’n shit folks those are some weak calls

IntentionallyWidenberg
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That last one seems like one you wash out rather than sending a guy to the box. The first – the guy’s leg buckled due to contact, so I got no issue.

The BOB
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The BOB

Such a stupid complaint made even more ridiculous by the fact that many NHL fans outside Boston frequently complain that they get all the calls/benefits from DOPS!

carvinbass18
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Which i don’t understand either lol

The BOB
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The BOB

Nor would you as a biased Bruins fan.

I don’t think officiating or DoPS is out to get any particular team… they simply aren’t competent enough for that level of conspiracy!

IntentionallyWidenberg
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Everyone thinks the officials are biased against their team, because so many calls in the NHL are based on debatable observations or have subjective components to calling them.
The Bruins have the statistical anomaly that they have had the least power play opportunities in the league for several years running. There’s obviously real world causes to that (not just chance), but it’s really hard to make a sane & believable argument as to what they really are – whether your theory is based on team speed, officiating bias, playing from ahead/behind, physical style of play etc.

carvinbass18
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fair point. I did mean across the major 4 too lol.

but yeah, the DoPS can’t get their normal shit right, how are they gonna #Illuminati the place up?

The BOB
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The BOB

Ah, I was just referencing NHL… can’t see how anyone can say the league favors the Patriots. Clueless/careless about Celtics

phonymahoney
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carvinbass18
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i was gonna steal this after taking 3 minutes to find ANY Hinga dinga durgen gif w/ text only to find out I ALREADY HAD!?! HOW DID I FORGET THAT

IntentionallyWidenberg
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Hinga Dinga Durgin!

Long-Winded Striped Mofo
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Long-Winded Striped Mofo

Claude. O likely!!!

Long-Winded Striped Mofo
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Long-Winded Striped Mofo

No liksy that is!!!

Long-Winded Striped Mofo
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Long-Winded Striped Mofo

Scary pace for the be right now

IntentionallyWidenberg
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The Sharks sure keep things moving. Hard to look away from the screen.
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Long-Winded Striped Mofo
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Long-Winded Striped Mofo

Swßeeeeet!!

carvinbass18
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