It was a bad night for all things Pittsburgh.
Monday, September 16, 2013
While most sports fans watched the Manning brothers (unevenly) battle it out field, I was glued to the Pens first pre-season game against Columbus. I felt like it was Christmas Eve (Christmas is obviously reserved for October 3). I felt a lot like this:
Despite their OT loss, (and unlike the Steelers pre-season) I thought they showed a lot of promise. Bennett seems more mature, confident on the ice- a no-brainer for the Neal/Malkin line.
Iginla who? Chuck Kobasew seems like he could be a good fit for our #12. I hope he's a keeper. And who wants a guy with this name: Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond? I think I do!
Last night was a bit odd though- many names I barely recognized, at least with a Penguin jersey on. I'm used to seeing (and look forward to) our regular crew:
Just over two weeks until my love affair with hockey resumes (although who am I kidding, it's always there). No lock out. Just seven to eight months of what makes me happier than a camel on Wednesday. See you soon.