- 05/16/2013, 12:21PM ET
Sneaky Geno said 05/16, 12:21 PM
The Pittsburgh Penguins, although struggling at times against the Islanders and only winning that series in 6 games, are still the outright favorites to win the Stanley Cup.
After losing game 2 at home and losing game 4, the Penguins looked terrible as goalie Marc Andre Fleury let up 6 goals in game 4, many of which appeared to be easy save opportunities. For a few minutes, the Penguins not only didn't look like the favorites to win the cup, but didn't look like the favorites to win the series.
The goalie switch of Tomas Vokoun, has benefitted the Penguins immensely. The Penguins went on the win the next two games and win the series 4-2. Vokoun put up a shutout in game five to engrave his name into the starting goalie position for the Penguins.
The Pens are now playing Ottawa who they handled in game 1 by sound 4-1 victory. Aside from Vokoun, Evgeni Malkin and Pascal Dupuis are playing amazing as they've registered a point in every play off game so far.
With the new goal change, the Penguins look back to their old winning ways and are once again the favorites to win the Stanley Cup!
D-Wreck said 05/17, 11:34 AM
I think it really depends on where you are from. If you are from Pittsburgh, then I would say the Pens are the favorites. Also, if you are from the surrounding area of Pennsylvania. Like if you were born in Washington, PA, then the Pens are probably yoru favorite team.
But for me, I am from New York originally and like the Rangers. So for me I would say the NY Rangers are my favorite team.
I also think that the Pens are a very dividing team. A lot of hockey fans don't like the pens because of their attidute and Sidney Crosby crys a lot. LIke a girl. So they are not really the favorite in a lot of non-western-pennyslvania areas.
Also, remember, there are many hockey teams in the NHL so many goegraphic areas of the USA and USA junior have teams so most of those people follow teams in that area and they are there favorite teams. So I would say that Pittsburgh is not the favorites for most people in the playoffs though they are surely a good team and have good Pennsylvania fans. Thank you.
D-Wreck said 05/20, 01:09 PM
I should have figured you were a bandwagon supporter. I have never been very accepting of people that pick their favorite team based on theyre chance to win trophies. Bandwagon fans are everywhere. I get it. People like to support the team that wins and everyone claims that it is their favorite. But REAL SPORTS FANS do not change allegiances like the Italians. REAL SPORTS GUYS are guys that support their team if they are good or bad. It's just the way of the world if you are a sincere sports fans.
Pittsburgh does have a fair amound of bandwagon jumpers, but that is not Pittsburghs fault it is only because they win. HOnestly it is easy to see though. Even though a lot of people from Pittsburgh live in other places, you got this guy who lives on a farm in Arizona, has never been to Pennsylvania and yet is a HUGE Pittsburgh fan. He may claim that his great-great-great grandfather was a French pioneer who founded Duquesne Univeristy, but he is probably making it up.
So don't pick your favorite teams based on you think they will be winners. Pick a team that means something to you and stick with it. That way when they do win it will mean more. Thank you.
Sneaky Geno said 05/21, 10:41 AM
You aren't understanding the argument. When I say the favorite I mean the team with the best odds to win, the team most likely to win. This has nothing to do with bandwagoning or who my personal favorite team is.
D-Wreck said 05/21, 04:44 PM
I found asian **** videos in the computer of my white husband? I feel betrayed....What should I do now?
I'm black, and my husband is white
We're married since 2004, we have a 7 y/o daughter.
Yesterday I found out that he had some secret files in his laptop...
I feel betrayed because he's watching ****, even though it's not actual "cheating", but I feel also because all the girls in those movies are ASIAN...Obsession or fetish, it's so disgusting...
Now I'm wondering...Maybe he's actually cheating on me, secretely, with a chinese girl, I don't know...
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