Category Archives: Schadenfreude

Finals’ Agony Is the Order of the Spring in PA

We’d be remiss if we failed today to congratulate the Chicago Wolves on doubling the pleasure of our Schadenfreude Spring, in sending yet another Penguins’ team — last night it was Pittsburgh’s affiliate in Wilkes Barre-Scranton — to a playoff … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Calder Cup, Minor Pro Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Schadenfreude | 5 Comments

Savoring the Historic Week That Was

Some time near 8:30 Friday night, Capitals’ fans, having spent weeks residing in a purgatory of indeterminate postseason fate, received an invitation from an seraphim angel named Radek Dvorak to enter an unearthly realm of ecstasy. At that moment in … Continue reading

Posted in Carolina Hurricanes, Corey Masisak, Eastern Conference, Florida Panthers, Jonathan Warner, Media, Mike Vogel, Print, Puck Sodas, Radio, Schadenfreude, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tarik El-Bashir, TV, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

Having a Bad Day?

Vesa Toskala is.¬† He’s on the wrong end of a 197-foot, short-handed goal.

Posted in Schadenfreude, Toronto Maple Leafs, Video Clips | 10 Comments

Victory in the Lion’s Den: A Moment To Savor

Tarik’s¬†Washington Post¬†game file¬†today leads with, “After scoring his second goal of the game, Alex Ovechkin skated toward the corner boards at HSBC Arena, waving his arms in the air, imploring the capacity crowd to increase the volume . . . … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Buffalo Sabres, Corey Masisak, Schadenfreude, Tarik El-Bashir, Washington Capitals, Washington Post, Washington Times | 30 Comments

Developing a “Killer Instinct”?

By now you realize that the Caps secured their 70th point last night, equaling their totals for last two seasons, with still 15 games remaining. The rebuild is indeed over. This morning the Caps’ communications staff sent out its customary … Continue reading

Posted in Morning cup-a-joe, Nate Ewell, NHL Network, Print, Schadenfreude, Washington Post, Washington Times | 16 Comments

Bs Fans at the Phone Booth Tonight

Do not seem to be enjoying themselves. Update from a press box stats flack: the Bruins actually allowed seven goals in a period on March 7, 1945. Seconds after the Brashear beatdown of Shawn Thornton, the Verizon Center center ice … Continue reading

Posted in Matt Cooke, National Hockey League, Schadenfreude | 12 Comments

One Cheesesteak With a Side of Double Standards, Please

While the Capitals were holding hot-dog eating contests and beating the Leafs last night, the Battle of Pennsylvania was being waged. The Penguins lost to the Flyers, 4-3, but that wasn’t the big story in either town. No, the big … Continue reading

Posted in Print, Schadenfreude, Video Clips | 24 Comments

Sidney Crosby Attempts Pat Peake Imitation

Posted in Schadenfreude, Video Clips | 3 Comments

Ooh la la!

This video’s been making the blog rounds lately, but I figured it was an ideal reminder of why hockey jerseys should never, EVER be tucked in. Why could I easily see Jagr, Avery, Shanahan, and Drury in the modern-day version … Continue reading

Posted in Schadenfreude | 7 Comments

Roadside Refuse in New England

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