Thursday, May 28, 2009

Round 4

Round 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals, and the last round, are finally here! There is good news, bad news, and very bad news that go along with the final round. The good news is that the Penguins made it to the final round! The bad part about that is that the Canes are out but they did awesome this season so they should be proud of what they were able to accomplish (unlike the Avs who didn't even make the playoffs:(). The bad news is that since the playoffs are almost over, that means no hockey until September. The very bad horrible news is that the red wings are also in the final round. the wings beat the Hawks last night in overtime to win the series in game 5.

The match up for the final round is funny though because it's the same two teams that were in the final round last season when the red wings won the "loser" cup. The penguins have donebetter than the red wings this season, in my opinion (and i'm not just saying that because it's the wings). The penguins have the best young line-up in the league. They have Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jordan Staal, Marc-Andre Fleury and so many others. The Pens line-up is so much better than the old farts on the wings.


Sidney Crosby against henrik zetterberg (what kind of name is zetterberg?)
Evgeni Malkin against johan franzen (datsyuk is hurt or he would be against Malkin)
Jordan Staal against dan cleary
Marc-Andre Fleury against the guy who is still not good enough to be named
Sergei Gonchar against niklas kronwall (again, lidstrom would be here but he is hurt as well)

This series is going to be a fight till the end. Both teams are looking for 4 more wins to complete the 16 wins you need to win the Stanley Cup. Plus jordan Staal is looking to win the cup so he can have a Stanley Cup ring just like Eric!


Friday, May 22, 2009


In my last blog I said that on the Hurricanes and Penguins series that I wasn't sure of who I was cheering for, big mistake! My aunt got mad at me for saying that because she is a huge Canes fan! I am just going to correct myself by saying that I am cheering for the Canes more but I am still cheering for certain players on the Penguins like Jordan Staal and Sidney Crosby!

Even though the Canes are down 2 games to none, I think that they will still be able to pull it off and come back!

Hopefully the Blackhawks can do the same! They are in the same boat as the Canes so lets hope that my two teams can kick butt and pull off the victory!!


Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Round 3 (2)

The 2 game ones for the third round are both done. One of the games was really bad, the other one, I cant decide if it was good or bad yet. Can you guess which one is which?

Yes, the stupid red wings beat the Blackhawks 5-2!!! I mean come on people, it's round 3! No time to be making mistakes! In all the news reports about game one of this series, everyone thinks that the wings should win just because they have all the old farts on their team! Well since most of their team is ancient, the young Blackhawks should be able to pull it off. But it is only game one, and the goalie who is still not good enough to mention, will be breaking down tonight for game 2 of the B lackhawks and wings series. Did I mention that the Blackhawks coach gave their two best players less playing time then he usually does? Toews and Kane only got 12 minutes when they usually have around 23! What's up with that?

With the other series, the Canes and Pens, I am still not sure who I want to win since I love both of them! I am leaning more on the Canes though. This series had game one last night. It was a good game but the Penguins came out with the victory. The final score was 3 to 2. The Canes almost tied it up in the last minute of the game, but Marc-Andre Fleury wouldn't let anything go by him. The game was amusing though as I watched Jordan and Eric Staal battle it out. They were out against each other most of the game and doing face-offs against each other a lot! There was some pushing and shoving between the two but no fight (I kinda want to see a Staal fight!).

Game 2 for the Blackhawks and red wings is tonight and game 2 for the Canes and Pens is Thursday night so we will see what happens! But the Hawks need to win tonight!!!!

P.s. If the wings loose in this series, I can stop saying their name!!!! WOOHOO!!!! GO HAWKS!!!

P.s.s. Go Pens and Canes (I am just cheering for both at the moment!)!

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Round 3!!!

Round 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs starts today (woohoo!)! 3 of the 4 teams that are in the conference finals are teams that I wanted in the playoffs still. The final four teams are the Chicago Blackhawks, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Carolina Hurricanes, and unfortunately, the red wings.

The round 3 match ups are bringing in a lot of talent and a good series. The Hurricanes and Penguins I am really excited for because I get to see two of my favorite players face off against each other, plus the two players are brothers. Jordan Staal of the Penguins gets to play his older brother, Eric of the Hurricanes! Their other brother, Marc, got eliminated in the first round. The goaltending for the two eastern conference teams are both going to be hard to get the puck past. Cam Ward and Marc-Andre Fleury are two of the best goalies in the league and its going to be a really fun match up to see.

The Blackhawks and the red wings is also going to be a good series even though it is the wings. Both teams have a lot of talent. The offensive match ups are Jonathon Toews (Hawks) against pavel datsyuk (wings), Patrick Kane (hawks) against henrik zetterberg (wings) and for goalies, Nikolai Khabibulin (hawks) and no one because the red wings goalie is so not even good enough to mention.

I think that both series is going to go to at least 6 games because of all the talent. My final round match up though, is the Blackhawks and Hurricanes. But i will be happy either way as long as the red wings don't make it any farther!!

P.s. sorry for even saying the red wings players names! EEEEWWWW!!

P.s.s. Go Hawks and Canes!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, May 11, 2009


Birthdays are a wonderful day to celebrate when you were born. For me, I spend my birthdays with my family and friends. Yesterday was my birthday and it was been a wonderful day so far. Here is how my birthday went;

Of course i had school:( but it was actually a pretty fun day (mostly). Today was a purple day at school and those are my favorite day out of the three. Study hall was boring as usual but still better than actually learning (LOL)! Computer art was also boring because we just had make a review of someones art piece and we had to be completely quiet. Gym was totally awesome for once! Instead of my teacher making us do 50 push ups and 100 crunches, we only had to do 25 push ups and 50 crunches! So much easier! Then the rest of the class we were finishing our badminton tournament which is boring but if we were out of the tournament already, then we could just play random games. So me and 5 of my friends played 3 on 3 with 3 shuttles and no rules. We were laughing so hard that we couldn't keep track of where the shuttles went.

At lunch, my mom brought me Chick Fil' A and it was so good! Then me and my friends handed out cookies to all of my friends and teachers. Spanish was also boring but amusing because of the 3 boys that sit around me.

When I got home, I got to relax and go on a bike ride with one of my friends before I went out to dinner. For dinner we went to Elephant Bar where I had my favorite salad ever, the honey mustard chicken salad! Yummy!!!! And then I had a giant cookie ice cream sandwich for dessert. During dinner my parents gave me mouse for my laptop and an Ipod touch! My birthday was totally awesome!

Then today, I continued with my birthday by bringing cookies down to the class I help in the elementary. I have to say that it is amusing to watch a class of first graders sing the "cha cha cha" version of happy birthday. And maybe giving 6 and 7 year olds cookies wasn't the best idea but the class made sure I had a great celebration. Plus i got attacked by the class with hugs. Overall, my birthday was awesome!

Saturday, May 2, 2009


May is a wonderful month in so many ways. In Colorado, May is when the weather starts to get warmer in preparation of summer. Warm weather means that the trees and flowers will still blooming and everything will be beautiful.

May is also wonderful because the school year ends in May. I usually like school but there is only so much waking up early I can take. The end of the school year is usually filled with excitement of summer but in high school, it's a different story. The end of the year in high school terms means finals. Whoohoo (NOT!!!)! School ends here on the 22nd of May and while the teachers get in any last minute lessons, we students start to worry about the finals that count for a pretty big portion of our grade (no pressure on the students or anything).

In hockey terms, May is awesome because it's the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The third round will also start later on in the month. 16 teams made it to the playoffs and I had a pick of which teams I wanted to win. out of the 8 series, 6 of the teams that made it to the second round were teams I wanted to win, 2 of them did not (Blues and Blue Jackets, which means that the red wings and canucks made it to the second round). As the playoffs continue, I start to think about the Stanley Cup and who is going to win it this year. I want the Blackhawks to win, but they need to get past round 2 first.

May is wonderful for so many more reasons but I am going to finish on one last note. May is also when Mother's day is. The second Sunday of May, everyone gets to celebrate why moms are also so awesome! Mother's day is in a week and I not only think about my mom, but I also think about Melissa and Amber who get to celebrate their first Mother's day as well.

O.K. one last thing! My birthday is in May!!!! WOOHOO!!!! LOl :)