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Lock of the Century: NHL Stanley Cup Finals Game 6

June 13, 2011 4 comments

Vancouver Canucks +130 @ Boston Bruins -130

I have so much confidence in the Boston Bruins tonight.  The NBA proved that there are sports gods, and at the end of the day they will never let gutless teams like the Vancouver Canucks and Miami Heat win championships.  They just aren’t worthy.  The Bruins have too much pride to let Vancouver skate the Cup on their ice. 

Everyday the Canucks give people another reason to hate them.  After game 5, Roberto Luongo basically said that Tim Thomas sucks and that he would have saved that shot easily.  I guess it was just the other 12 shots in games 3 and 4 that gave Roberto Luongo trouble.  Then when the media pressured Luongo about those comments he cried because Tim Thomas hasn’t been telling the world how great Roberto Luongo has been.  Luongo is just a greasy, count chocula look-a-like, cry baby.  Tim Thomas is Wyatt Earp, Dominick Hasek, and Jack Bauer rolled into one.  Then Aaron Rome says that even if he had a time machine, he’d still trying to give Nathan Horton brain damage with a late blind side hit to the head.  There is nothing to like about this team. 

For whatever reason the Bruins were unable to bring the same level of intensity in Game 5 that they brought in games 3 and 4.  Now, with their backs against the wall and skating on home ice the Bruins will use their forecheck and hitting game to punish the Canucks and control the game.  I love the Bruins as the favorite, and if they score first I would put a paycheck on them.  The Canucks are front-runners and will quit in Game 6 if they get down early. 

Lock of the Century: NHL Finals Prop Bets

May 31, 2011 Leave a comment

This is almost getting too easy.  I feel like I should have gone to the prop bets in my war against Costa Rica a long time ago.  Its like these guys have never seen a hockey game…which is probably true since they are from Costa Rica.  There are low hanging plantains and papayas all over the prop bets.

Burrows sucks.  I don’t know how else to put it.  The guy rides tugs at the skirts of the Sedin Sisters and get points almost by default.  Chara will be smashing them in the face all series long and I don’t see that line being a big factor.  Kesler will be skating against the Krejci line most likely which means Bergeron will have plenty of space to score.  Bergeron is without a doubt getting more points than Burrows.

I am really confused by this one as well.  Chara will most likely be parked in front of the net on the Bruins powerplay which will give him more opportunities to score than normal.  He is also good in the transition game and should pick up a few assists when he isn’t murdering the Sedins.

Ryder is good for a one big game a series, but he doesn’t get the minutes required for him to out score Bergeron for an entire series.  It also wouldn’t surprise me if Seguin takes a few shifts from Ryder as well.  Take Bergeron.

I am just dominating Costa Rica.  They will be done in no time.  Pretty soon this will all be mine…

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