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i am hockey (and so can you!): PLAYER USAGE CHARTS, MOTHERFU—

ofgeography:

as many of you know, i love math!! haha jk i hate math. but i love stats, because stats are things that other people do that i can then use to make my points. it’s great. it’s like paying a nerd to do your homework and then using their pithy phrasing to make your speech when you win at prom court.

however, stats are sneaky bastards. sometimes you think they’re telling you one thing, but they’re really telling you something else. goddamnit, stats, just talk to me. tell me what you’re thinking.

well, one of the ways that we figure out what stats are actually thinking is through player usage charts. player usage charts look like this:

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AND THEY MAKE NO GODDAMN SENSE. 

shhh. don’t worry. that is why i am here.

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mylittleblackhawk:

the summer is coming to an end and now starts the great Canadian migration, where hockey players return to their nhl teams. Pony Toews is on his way back to Chicago and is traveling in style.   

Plushie Kaner gets the second best seat in the house, of course. 

puckling:

mylittleblackhawk:

the summer is coming to an end and now starts the great Canadian migration, where hockey players return to their nhl teams. Pony Toews is on his way back to Chicago and is traveling in style.   

Plushie Kaner gets the second best seat in the house, of course. 

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nosferatootoo:

slay, steve, preach it.

nosferatootoo:

slay, steve, preach it.

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andywhisney:

I’ve been inspired by this sculpture for as long as I can remember.  It always makes me smile. #minneapolis #cherryonthespoon

andywhisney:

I’ve been inspired by this sculpture for as long as I can remember. It always makes me smile. #minneapolis #cherryonthespoon

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inbetweenfictionandreality:

"I waited too long to read the sequel, and now I can’t even remember the characters."

                                                                                            A novel by me

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FRIENDLY REMINDER THAT AS A FEMALE HOCKEY FAN YOU ARE ALLOWED TO ENJOY BOTH THE “NUMBER-CRUNCHING-STATISTICS” SIDE OF THE GAME AS WELL AS THE “DAMN-HE’S-HELLA-FLY-LOOKIN” SIDE.

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aseaofquotes:

Brian Andreas, Story People

aseaofquotes:

Brian Andreas, Story People

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"If Sidney Crosby isn’t a superstar, get ready for the NHL to go a long time without a superstar."

— Bill Schoeninger (The Hockey Writers), “Crosby Already the 5th Best Forward of All Time?

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cytation:

Sorting fan fiction by ‘kudos’ and reading down the list as it gets more and more terrible and you become more and more desperate and hopeless

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