BREAKING NEWS: the Blackhawks are somewhat attractive

*exasperated sigh* ...so, the Tribune's Thursday "Play" section (entertainment/lifestyle stuff) had several pieces on the Blackhawks. there's a lot of embarrassing content (and some that's okay), but let's take a look at this Cosmo-esque piece...yikes. there are actually many things in sports and sports fandom that bother me more than nonsense like this, so I can't work myself up to a rant about it--but it was discussed in a lively manner in the Second City Hockey post I linked to in the previous entry.



it's not just that it's silly, it's that it had an obvious major omission:



hmm, I've posted a very similar image here before, but that one is from Thursday's game...
when I first saw this piece online I had a brief Twitter discussion in which I mentioned a couple names left out. Hjalmarsson, above--sure. but my other choice raised eyebrows:



I'm sure I can find better photos (and I will) but that's also from Thursday's game broadcast. what can I say? Finnish goalies! (I kept quiet on this one because I didn't want to get this mixed up with the tedious debates about Huet vs. Niemi.) have I mentioned he has the same birthday as---OH, OKAY, I'll be back to serious blogging in a few hours, sheesh...

1 comment:

Shelby Rose said...

I never really noticed Patrick Sharp until recently...very good looking man.