The Rangers are home tonight to face the Washington Capitals. The puck drops at 7pm and airs locally on MSG, or Game Channel 5 if you have Center Ice. Or you could just hit yourself in the face with a frying pan. Same effect.
Mother of God.
I hate this team right now. So much. So very, very much. This is bullshit. This team has quit on themselves. I don’t care how much bullshit they spew about having to get their confidence back and we played strong but they got goals and it’s hard to come back and blah blah blah. No. To hell with that. This was a first place team at the beginning of the season, and at that time, they actually looked like it. This is a team that should still be in first place. Instead they’re a handful of losses away from not making the playoffs. Now they look like frozen shit on ice skates. No, not frozen. Make that steaming elephant shit rolled in 100 dollar bills. Yes, 100 dollar bills – just to remind how how much these schmucks are getting paid to not do a goddamn thing they’re supposed to. And I hope Hank enjoyed the All Star Game, because it’s his last one. Granted, he can’t do anything about the guys in front of him not putting the puck in the damn net, but still – no more ASG for you, Henrik.
Anyway, sorry – this is the Game Preview post, not the Angry Tirade post. Basically, the Rangers are facing the Capitals tonight. More specifically, Alex Ovechkin is at the Garden to further embarrass these dogs we so loyally follow. I bet all of you all the money in my bank account that Ovechkin, by himself, will outscore the Rangers. And look awesome doing it. The only reason I’m even considering watching this game is to watch Ovechkin. And to hear the “Fire Renney”/”Fire Sather”/”We Want Prucha”/”Bring Back Avery”/”Earn Your Paycheck” chants at the Garden. I’m seriously hoping for some “Earn Your Paycheck”s. Hence the name of this game preview. :)
I’m sure Renney the Rodent has come up with some ridiculously stupid and ineffective line combinations for tonight, and I’m not even bothering looking them up. Fifty bucks says Lundqvist is centering the second line with Voros and my Uncle Steve.
Prucha’s a healthy scratch, because clearly he is the Anti-Christ and must be punished.
Screw the numbers breakdown. This team sucks, and Washington doesn’t. That’s all you need to know.