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Sunday, April 30, 2006

fun with game photos

I already used the below photo (taken from hurricanes.com) once, but I was looking at it, and I noticed something strange. The photo was taken in game four just after Rod Brind'Amour scored the go-ahead (and game-winning) goal at 5:54 of the third period. Check out the expressions/body language of the Montréal fans. Take a good look, and formulate your own ideas, then scroll down for my take.

First, there's the guy with the white sweater on in the front row. He's somewhat obstructed from view, but you can clearly see that he's clutching his head, looking more stunned than anything else. He's probably screaming something like "No! No! Oh no!". There's the girl(?) in the extreme upper left corner with her left hand on her mouth, looking more dejected than anything else. She's probably thinking something like "I can feel the momentum shifting, and I have a bad feeling we're going to lose this game". My favorite is the guy beside her. He's asleep. Asleep! Game four of a heated playoff series. A tie game to that point. He's got a seat that most people would probably exchange their only son for, and he's taken the opportunity to catch a little shut-eye.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

If you look at the N&O photo gallery for that game, you can actually see the man clutching his head. His expression is priceless!!


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