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Thursday, February 16, 2006

Put that in your crack pipe and smoke it, Ilya!

After running his mouth about how "not up to standard" the Slovakian goaltenders were, Peter Budaj got his just desserts by stopping 20 of 23 Russian shots en route to a 5-3 upset victory for Slovakia on Wednesday. Ilya Kovalchuk had one assist and no goals against the supposedly inferior Slovakian goaltender.

With a very difficult match against Sweden on Thursday, Russia could find itself in an impossibly deep hole. I, for one, would find it very funny after all the smack Kovalchuk talked.

The Russia-Sweden game will come on at 10:00 am eastern time. I'll be watching. Rooting for the "evil" Swedes. Technically, I'm rooting against Ilya Kovalchuk, but who's counting?

4 comments:

CasonBlog said...

I'm going to keep sticking pins in my Koval-Cheat voodoo doll.

Anonymous said...

I hope yours "Dream Team" find itself in a deep hole after 1/4, so stick pins in yourself

d-lee said...

Thank you, Mr. Kovalchuk.

You're probably the only person to refer to the US team as a "dream team". They're far from it. I don't expect them to even be in contention for a medal. The likes of Canada, Sweden, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and possibly even your Russia are superior and have a much better chance.

A medal would be great, but I'm certainly not expecting one for USA.

None of this changes the fact that Kovalchuk is a cocky jerk.

CasonBlog said...

Don't sweat it David. Fearless Leader is not nearly as dangerous as he once was since the demise of Boris and Natasha.

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