So, about those ratings

Apparently, fans remembered that the NHL exists this off-season. Ratings are on the rise, and Games 1 and 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Versus broke all sorts of records for the channel. After the jump are some interesting bits of trivia concerning the highest hockey numbers on cable since 2002.

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Bring on Angola!

Apparently, if you can arrange so that your biggest draws in your league can advance to your Finals, even 4-letter Connecticuttian media hegemons will take notice.

Special to (meaning thinks he’s retarded), Damien Cox penned an article the other night that likens everyone’s favorite hockey savior to our version of Larry Bird.  And since every doofy comparison requires a Magic, it appears that our friend OVIE TIME has won the right to play the Laker on ice.  Bird and Magic = Crosby and Ovechkin?  Sigh.  Damien Cox, if you wanted to create an obtuse analogy, you would have done the following.

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TWW: Stanley Cup Finals! Liveblogs! Contests! Free Stuff!

Have I gotten your attention yet, kiddies? Good! Click through the jump for MYFO’s Finals Schedule and Liveblog Schedule, including instructions on how to enter our contest to win free Versus Swag, including posters, jerseys, and a special grand prize.

[EDIT: Hi Deadspinners! You can reach the Liveblog by going here starting at 7:30 PM EDT]

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TWW: MYFO Live Blog tonight!

That’s right, cats and kittens. Your friendly MYFO Gang will be liveblogging the Titanic Biblical Struggle between Hockey Jesus and Hockey Herod as Sidney Crosby’s Penguins take on Sean Avery’s Rangers tonight in Part 2 of the home-and-home series.

So come back tonight at 7 PM EST and we’ll be liveblogging away, some of us more sober than others.

Focusing the Haterade: Scott Burnside

We try to be fair in spreading the hate around here. We hate because we love. Except Gary Bettman. He sucks.

But Scott Burnside? For the second time today, MYFO says Go fuck yourself.

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This Liquid Will Change Your Life!

Normally, reviewers discuss spirits in archetypical terms: nose, taste, finish. Such descriptors fail to recognize the existential aspects of hard alcohol. What is my raison d’être? Why should I imbibe this beverage? Why am I wearing a black bra under a shear top? I hope to answer these questions with my critique of heaven’s nectar, Belvedere Vodka.

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