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Old 06-03-2008, 09:34 AM   #766
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The loss isn't even the worst part for me. It was the giving up the win in the last 30 seconds of the regular game I couldn't believe it. You've never seen anyone go from joyous exuberance to seething rage as fast as I did at that point.
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Old 06-03-2008, 09:51 AM   #767
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You've never seen anyone go from joyous exuberance to seething rage as fast as I did at that point.
Wanna bet?

The entire rest of the night I kept muttering "35 seconds..."

As soon as we went into the 3rd OT I knew the Pens would score, simply because they're younger and weren't as tired as the Wings were.

Oh well, bring on Game 6...
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I was wondering what if Detroit wins and Bettman's asleep?
Bettman has been asleep since he took over as Commissioner...
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Old 06-03-2008, 09:57 AM   #769
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I'm literally going to have no fingernails left when this is all over.
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Old 06-03-2008, 10:59 AM   #771
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Wanna bet?

The entire rest of the night I kept muttering "35 seconds..."

As soon as we went into the 3rd OT I knew the Pens would score, simply because they're younger and weren't as tired as the Wings were.

Oh well, bring on Game 6...
For me, it was a constant "How did this happen"? And, I had a feeling we were done in the 3rd OT too, especially when Pittsburgh got that 4 minute Power Play.
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FINALLY! Well done, Pittsburgh! Fantastic game.
Kudos on your very-late night dedication! We deserve extra gold stars for staying awake in our time zone. I was watching on a tiny TV in the hospital, which was interesting. Even broken-down grannies and patients with twisted limbs were cheering on the action with everything they could muster.

The last act in this series is going to be absolutely mesmerizing.
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:46 PM   #773
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Hell yes, we just did that! Stanley is coming home where he belongs!
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Old 06-04-2008, 11:42 PM   #774
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Congrats to the Wings! I Can See Cleary Now the Duck's Reign is Gone! First Newfoundlander to win the Cup...Woooo! I'm definitely making the pilgrimage to see it when Dan brings it home for the fans.

The Pens put up a stellar fight against a mighty machine...they'll be back.
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I saw the first two periods, then I had to go out, but it was pretty obvious the cup was Detroit's at that point. Congrats!

It's been an interesting season... how long until the fall?!
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Fuck yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Stanley is home
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I missed the whole thing! There was a horrible storm in the DC area and my power was out for over 12 hours.
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I'm glad Detroit won - can finally put this whole "European captains don't win Stanley Cups" to rest.

Paves the way for the Mats and Sakus of the hockey world!
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It's a gorgeous day in Hockeytown



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And finally, this my friends, is why this is the best freaking trophy in all of sports
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