"Thank You, Pittsburgh" by Marc-Andre Fleury

"Thank You, Pittsburgh" by Marc-Andre Fleury

Not on a Monday

Just want to tell my Fleury story.

When we drafted him Pittsburgh was not good. We had the student ruah program and you got the best seat at the civic arena( or whatever they called it then) for 20 bucks with a student ID. Even though you were on the glass you didn't expect them to win. So the teams fanbase was....lacking at the time.

I worked at a coffee shop out in Monroeville mall, and I heard about a Penguin doing autographs from like noon to 3 during my shift.

It was obviously Fleury, and I think he signed 10 autographs that day. I felt bad because no one had any idea who he was. I went up to him and said "Hey man I'm from Gloria jeans coffee, would you like anything? Its on me."

You would have thought I offered him a million dollars.

I've met quite a few PGH sports players, and Fleury by far seemed the most gracious. He accepted a small coffee and insisted he pay. I just shrugged it off and said not to worry.

When he was done he came over and tipped like 10 bucks for the free coffee, thanking me again in his terrible, terrible english.

This isn't a great story I know, but I wanted to share it because I believe it reinforces his integrity and narrative of the article.

Edit: some spelling and auto correct mistakes

I can't wait for the eruption from the crowd when he returns to Pittsburgh. I hope they cheer for an hour.

I am not good with the emotional stuff

Do you have any idea how many people you've made tear up, MAF?

Burns and Thornton's pose for ESPN Body Issue revealed

Burns and Thornton's pose for ESPN Body Issue revealed

I really have to give San Jose credit for the success of their 'Hockey for the Homeless' program.

If you told me that one day I would see 2 naked homeless guys on this sub, I wouldn't believe you. That day is today.


Hey, Thronton finally scored those 4 goals

Caps resign Oshie for 8 years

Caps resign Oshie for 8 years
Caps resign Oshie for 8 years

Today's Oshie for 5.75M? damn! 38 y/o Oshie for 5.75M? damn...

That's not Chicago

It's cool he'll just develop a skin condition

Fun fact, 8 years is actually 8 years no matter how old you are.


[Dreger]Source says good player from one team is being looked at by other teams. Definitely a possibility of a trade, or maybe not, I'm not really sure.

[Dreger]Source says good player from one team is being looked at by other teams. Definitely a possibility of a trade, or maybe not, I'm not really sure.

This is basically as good as his real tweets

Holy shit is my GM a total idiot for considering this.

fuck i was gonna go to sleep tonight

Better actually. I am waiting for the day he says he misses Nonis as GM

Reppin' my beer league team all the way in Afghanistan. 315 days down, 50 more to go until I'm back home on the ice!

Reppin' my beer league team all the way in Afghanistan. 315 days down, 50 more to go until I'm back home on the ice!

fuckin right get home safe

Stay safe brother! And thanks for your service!

Stay safe dude!

And play some ball hockey if you can!

I got a sheet of plexiglass and ordered a franklin net off Amazon! I shoot 100-200 pucks a night if I'm able. Great stress relief!

Panorama of T Mobile Arena

Panorama of T Mobile Arena

Just got here, view from our parking spot across the street!

Edit: I am an idiot.

what a view

edit: thank you, I am proud to be apart of this crowning achievement for /sub/hockey.

Go Knights.

so this is what its like through the eyes of a ref

Mods don't delete. Upvote this to /sub/all.

I'm actually in this photo. I'm the one with really hot chick who's totally real and is just never around because she's so busy with her European medical school training and modeling camps.

Marian Hossa will NOT Play in 2017-2018 Due to a Progressive Skin Disorder

Marian Hossa will NOT Play in 2017-2018 Due to a Progressive Skin Disorder

This is in the top 5 of the weirdest ways for a HOF career to end.

I am 100% genuine when I say this: I would rather stay in cap hell than have this happen to Marian

What if I told you the sport he loved made him sick...

30 for 30 : Allergic to the Game

Still not weirder than being allergic to your own hockey equipment.

Colorado Avalanche - Concept Logo

Colorado Avalanche - Concept Logo

Kind of a modified version of our current alternates, I love the colors and the incorporation of the C

It's polished, I like the stripe, but needlessly jagged in my opinion

I thought they were changing it to this

I thought they were changing it to

Yeah I agree it maybe too jagged. The problem I faced was that without it, it just like a basic copy of the alternate logo and I didn't want that. So I tried something a little different!

Hey guys, this is my first ever logo design for a sports team I have tried out with the hour I had yesterday! I've obviously have taken some inspiration from the past and put my own little spin to it. Wanted to know your thoughts!

The Arizona Coyotes are parting ways with long time captain Shane Doan

The Arizona Coyotes are parting ways with long time captain Shane Doan

First Yote to get his number in the rafters

I just hope he doesn't sign with another team for one year, only because I don't want to see all the "Blues legend Shane Doan" type of shit

"I could have won somewhere else, but I like the sun, by Shane Doan"

I am dead

List of all protection lists for the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft

List of all protection lists for the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft
List of all protection lists for the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft

ITT: Everyone's indecipherable nicknames for their team's players.

"WOW they exposed JJ but not Chilly?!"

Tough break for Colorado that all their players can't be taken

Can we upvote this and delete all the other posts about the protected lists?

Anaheim Ducks Andrew Cogliano (F) Ryan Getzlaf (F) (NMC) Ryan Kesler (F) (NMC) Corey Perry (F) (NMC) Rickard Rakell (F) Jakob Silfverberg (F) Antoine Vermette (F) Kevin Bieksa (D) (NMC) Cam Fowler (D) Hampus Lindholm (D) John Gibson (G) Arizona Coyotes Nick Cousins (F) Anthony Duclair (F) Jordan Martinook (F) Tobias Rieder (F) Oliver Ekman-Larsson (D) Alex Goligoski (D) (NMC) Connor Murphy (D) Luke Schenn (D) Chad Johnson (G) Boston Bruins David Backes (F) (NMC) Patrice Bergeron (F) (NMC) David Krejci (F) (NMC) Brad Marchand (F) Riley Nash (F) David Pastrnak (F) Ryan Spooner (F) Zdeno Chara (D) (NMC) Torey Krug (D) Kevan Miller (D) Tuukka Rask (G) Buffalo Sabres Tyler Ennis (F) Marcus Foligno (F) Zemgus Girgensons (F) Evander Kane (F) Johan Larsson (F) Ryan O'Reilly (F) Kyle Okposo (F) (NMC) Nathan Beaulieu (D) Jake McCabe (D) Rasmus Ristolainen (D) Robin Lehner (G) Calgary Flames Mikael Backlund (F) Sam Bennett (F) Micheal Ferland (F) Michael Frolik (F) Johnny Gaudreau (F) Curtis Lazar (F) Sean Monahan (F) T.J. Brodie (D) Mark Giordano (D) Dougie Hamilton (D) Mike Smith (G) Carolina Hurricanes Phillip Di Giuseppe (F) Elias Lindholm (F) Brock McGinn (F) Victor Rask (F) Jeff Skinner (F) Jordan Staal (F) (NMC) Teuvo Teravainen (F) Trevor Carrick (D) Justin Faulk (D) Ryan Murphy (D) Scott Darling (G) Chicago Blackhawks Artem Anisimov (F) (NMC) Ryan Hartman (F) Marian Hossa (F) (NMC) Tomas Jurco (F) Patrick Kane (F) (NMC) RIchard Panik (F) Jonathan Toews (F) (NMC) Niklas Hjalmarsson (D) (NMC) Duncan Keith (D) (NMC) Brent Seabrook (D) (NMC) Corey Crawford (G) (NMC) Colorado Avalanche Sven Andrighetto (F) Blake Comeau (F) Matt Duchene (F) Rocco Grimaldi (F) Gabriel Landeskog (F) Nathan MacKinnon (F) Matt Nieto (F) Tyson Barrie (D) Erik Johnson (D) (NMC) Nikita Zadorov (D) Semyon Varlamov (G) Columbus Blue Jackets Cam Atkinson (F) Brandon Dubinsky (F) (NMC) Nick Foligno (F) (NMC) Scott Hartnell (F) (NMC) Boone Jenner (F) Brandon Saad (F) Alexander Wennberg (F) Seth Jones (D) Ryan Murray (D) David Savard (D) Sergei Bobrovsky (G) (NMC) Dallas Stars Jamie Benn (F) (NMC) Radek Faksa (F) Valeri Nichushkin (F) Brett Ritchie (F) Antoine Roussel (F) Tyler Seguin (F) Jason Spezza (F) (NMC) Stephen Johns (D) John Klingberg (D) Esa Lindell (D) Ben Bishop (G) (NMC) Detroit Red Wings Justin Abdelkader (F) Andreas Athanasiou (F) Anthony Mantha (F) Frans Nielsen (F) (NMC) Gustav Nyquist (F) Tomas Tatar (F) Henrik Zetterberg (F) Danny DeKeyser (D) Mike Green (D) Nick Jensen (D) Jimmy Howard (G) Edmonton Oilers Leon Draisaitl (F) Jordan Eberle (F) Zack Kassian (F) Mark Letestu (F) Milan Lucic (F) (NMC) Patrick Maroon (F) Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (F) Oscar Klefbom (D) Adam Larsson (D) Andrej Sekera (D) (NMC) Cam Talbot (G) (NMC) Florida Panthers Aleksander Barkov (F) Nick Bjugstad (F) Jonathan Huberdeau (F) Vincent Trocheck (F) Aaron Ekblad (D) Alex Petrovic (D) Mark Pysyk (D) Keith Yandle (D) (NMC) James Reimer (G) Los Angeles Kings Jeff Carter (F) Anze Kopitar (F) (NMC) Tanner Pearson (F) Tyler Toffoli (F) Drew Doughty (D) Derek Forbort (D) Alec Martinez (D) Jake Muzzin (D) Jonathan Quick (G) Minnesota Wild Charlie Coyle (F) Mikael Granlund (F) Mikko Koivu (F) (NMC) Nino Niederreiter (F) Zach Parise (F) (NMC) Jason Pominville (F) (NMC) Jason Zucker (F) Jonas Brodin (D) Jared Spurgeon (D) Ryan Suter (D) (NMC) Devan Dubnyk (G) Montreal Canadiens Paul Byron (F) Phillip Danault (F) Jonathan Drouin (F) Alex Galchenyuk (F) Brendan Gallagher (F) Max Pacioretty (F) Andrew Shaw (F) Jordie Benn (D) Jeff Petry (D) (NMC) Shea Weber (D) Carey Price (G) (NMC) Nashville Predators Viktor Arvidsson (F) Filip Forsberg (F) Calle Jarnkrok (F) Ryan Johansen (F) Mattias Ekholm (D) Ryan Ellis (D) Roman Josi (D) P.K. Subban (D) Pekka Rinne (G) (NMC) New Jersey Devils Taylor Hall (F) Adam Henrique (F) Kyle Palmieri (F) Travis Zajac (F) Andy Greene (D) John Moore (D) Mirco Mueller (D) Damon Severson (D) Cory Schneider (G) New York Islanders Andrew Ladd (F) (NMC) Anders Lee (F) John Tavares (F) (NMC) Johnny Boychuk (D) (NMC) Travis Hamonic (D) Nick Leddy (D) Adam Pelech (D) Ryan Pulock (D) Thomas Greiss (G) New York Rangers Kevin Hayes (F) Chris Kreider (F) J.T. Miller (F) Rick Nash (F) (NMC) Derek Stepan (F) Mika Zibanejad (F) Mats Zuccarello (F) Nick Holden (D) Ryan McDonagh (D) Marc Staal (D) (NMC) Henrik Lundqvist (G) (NMC) Ottawa Senators Derick Brassard (F) Ryan Dzingel (F) Mike Hoffman (F) Jean-Gabriel Pageau (F) Zack Smith (F) Mark Stone (F) Kyle Turris (F) Cody Ceci (D) Erik Karlsson (D) Dion Phaneuf (D) (NMC) Craig Anderson (G) Philadelphia Flyers Sean Couturier (F) Valtteri Filppula (F) (NMC) Claude Giroux (F) (NMC) Scott Laughton (F) Brayden Schenn (F) Wayne Simmonds (F) Jakub Voracek (F) Shayne Gostisbehere (D) Radko Gudas (D) Brandon Manning (D) Anthony Stolarz (G) Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby (F) (NMC) Patric Hornqvist (F) Phil Kessel (F) (NMC) Evgeni Malkin (F) (NMC) Brian Dumoulin (D) Kris Letang (D) (NMC) Olli Maatta (D) Justin Schultz (D) Matt Murray (G) San Jose Sharks Ryan Carpenter (F) Logan Couture (F) Jannik Hansen (F) Tomas Hertl (F) Melker Karlsson (F) Joe Pavelski (F) Chris Tierney (F) Justin Braun (D) Brent Burns (D) Marc-Edouard Vlasic (D) Martin Jones (G) St. Louis Blues Patrik Berglund (F) Ryan Reaves (F) Jaden Schwartz (F) Vladimir Sobotka (F) Paul Stastny (F) Alex Steen (F) Vladimir Tarasenko (F) Jay Bouwmeester (D) Joel Edmundson (D) Alex Pietrangelo (D) Jake Allen (G) Tampa Bay Lightning Ryan Callahan (F) (NMC) Tyler Johnson (F) Alex Killorn (F) Nikita Kucherov (F) Vladislav Namestnikov (F) Ondrej Palat (F) Steven Stamkos (F) (NMC) Braydon Coburn (D) Victor Hedman (D) (NMC) Anton Stralman (D) Andrei Vasilevskiy (G) Toronto Maple Leafs Tyler Bozak (F) Connor Brown (F) Nazem Kadri (F) Leo Komarov (F) Josh Leivo (F) Matt Martin (F) James van Riemsdyk (F) Connor Carrick (D) Jake Gardiner (D) Morgan Rielly (D) Frederik Andersen (G) Vancouver Canucks Sven Baertschi (F) Loui Eriksson (F) (NMC) Markus Granlund (F) Bo Horvat (F) Daniel Sedin (F) (NMC) Henrik Sedin (F) (NMC) Brandon Sutter (F) Alex Edler (D) Erik Gudbranson (D) Chris Tanev (D) Jacob Markstrom (G) Washington Capitals Nicklas Backstrom (F) Andre Burakovsky (F) Lars Eller (F) Marcus Johansson (F) Evgeny Kuznetsov (F) Alex Ovechkin (F) Tom Wilson (F) John Carlson (D) Matt Niskanen (D) Dmitry Orlov (D) Braden Holtby (G) Winnipeg Jets Joel Armia (F) Andrew Copp (F) Bryan Little (F) Adam Lowry (F) Mathieu Perreault (F) Mark Scheifele (F) Blake Wheeler (F) Dustin Byfuglien (D) (NMC) Tyler Myers (D) Jacob Trouba (D) Connor Hellebuyck (G)

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