Mediocre Russians Going Home? Yawn.

That doesn't look like a Lincoln ripoff. Not at all.

That doesn't look like a Lincoln ripoff. Not at all.

NHL brass has their panties in a wad once again over upstart Russian hockey league the KHL (“the ‘K’ is because it’s eKstreeeeme!”). Seems the Russian petrogoons who run the KHL may or may not be violating the “truce” negotiated between the two leagues a few weeks back, and are once again attempting to lure Russian players back to the motherland with promises of fine beluga and classic ZIL limousines, such as the one pictured above.

Last time, it was rumors of Evgeni Malkin being lured to Magnitogorsk. This time, it’s…Alex Radulov?! And Viktor Tikhonov?! Nooooooo! Continue reading

Your 2008 Memorial Cup Champions

The CHL had their Memorial Cup Finals today and the Spokane Chiefs are your new Memorial Cup champions. I could blather on about some stuff I pulled up in Wikipedia, but MYFO Commenter wraparoundcurl has been following the Chiefs since their season started. She’s got the rundown of the entire final, and an archive full of Chiefs game analysis.

Best part? The Chiefs captain broke the trophy in the celebration. Fan-fucking-tastic.