IIIiteracy: Two Out Of Flortheast Ain’t Bad

by J.R.

Help us out as the season’s quarter mark approaches!

On Nov. 19, 1989, a student protest grew into a popular uprising. In what was then Czechslovakia, The Velvet Revolution ended decades of Red rule.

On Nov. 19, 2013, a rookie goaltender stood strong. In what was once the Paris of the Peninsula, Marek “The Velvet Revolution” Mazanec shut out the Red Wings and break FS1’s graphics computer:


Ain’t historical symmetry rad?

Two lowlights from the Preds 2-0 win over Detroit.

First, Seth “The 28th Amendment” Jones has done to him what Pavel Datsyuk has done to oh-so-many (via The Score):

Late in the game, Viktor Stalberg and Mikael Samuelsson engaged in a fight so terrible, the matching minors were for holding. Here’s some video:


This one ended up being the rubber match in the night’s Conference III-Flortheast triple-header. The Blues got a brace from Brenden Morrow in a 4-1 win at Buffalo, but the Habs domed Josh Harding’s teapot and then Mr. Darcy came undone in relief in a 6-2 Montreal win, complete with Max Pacioretty hat trick.

In the big intra-Conference III battle, the Avs got three quick ones behind Corey Crawford and a couple more behind a Kaiju (s/t Thraxy) on their way to a 5-1 win in Denver.