"Brind’Amour shooting…and Theodore well out…he was about 6 ft. above the top of the crease to cut down the angle." (I think he exaggerated just a bit.)
"Brind’Amour had no where to put it, and Theodore holding on."
"Theodore has been sharp tonight. And again as we bring up the discussion, the controversial discussion, as to who will play against the Toronto Maple Leafs" [in the next Montreal game.]
"Theodore has done his job tonight, as did Hackett in last night’s game. Theodore continues to come out of his crease, cut down the angle and look extremely confident."
I really don’t know how much of a “controversy” there actually was at this point in time. I know Hackett had been considered the #1 at the beginning of the season, and then I guess José was playing well too, so it was the question as to who would get more starts…
I just looked up their stats, and Hackett ended up with 56 GP that season and José 30 GP. Then the next season José had 59 and Hackett 19. So this was the last season that Hackett played the majority of the games and where that change took place. And as usual media always wants to make a “controversy” out of a situation like that, especially up there.
But I do know that José and Jeff were close and José has said he learned a lot from Jeff (maybe not those exact words, but something similar.) Not just as teammates, but later as goalie coach/goalie in Colorado.
I think my stress level is now making me physically ill. I have physically felt like shit for 3 days now. I don’t know if it’s ulcers or what, but I feel so sick. And I honestly feel like I’m on the verge of a breakdown, especially every minute I’m at work. I don’t know how much longer I can handle this…if it doesn’t get less stressful soon, I’m going to fucking lose it.
Then the worry about Dad in the back of my mind all the time…
If you don’t hear from me as much, I’m just trying to keep afloat…I’ll be back in full force eventually.
But in the meantime I really want to finish this 2000 game…I took a break after Richard woke up and we ate, but I’d like to finish it before bed.
Sums my fucking day up perfectly. I understand the business of this, but that doesn’t mean I like it. And I hate Jerry, so there’s that too.
Breaking: The Dallas Cowboys will reportedly cut Demarcus Ware yet retain Jerry Jones. This explains the last 15 years.
So long, Demarcus. Thanks for everything! :(
I don’t know what actually went on here…José went behind the net to stop the puck. But they didn’t blow the whistle right away, even though he had the puck. so then he was swarmed..and not happy.
At this point you can see him rushing out to talk to the ref.
Even pulled up his mask to do so.
Hurricanes player felt he needed to get his 2 cents in.
But José didn’t seem all that thrilled about that and I could tell he was saying something to him then.
And then José went to the other official there to also plead his case.
And then to the 3rd official to give him the puck and was still talking.
And by this point the ref was over at the table talking, and the announcers said there looked like a penalty would be called, but I don’t think there was. I wouldn’t know, because they cut off the end and beginning of the transition.
But they did say, “I think that argument ended up doing some good, obviously, with Cary Frazier.”
Although I don’t know why, because it doesn’t say they’re on the PP now, so I’m confused. Stop cutting shit off, motherfuckers.
When they put this game in the vault, they fucked up the transitions…like they totally cut off a few seconds before the commercial breaks and a few seconds when they came back. So a lot of times when there would’ve been a close-up of José after a save before a break, it’s not being shown because it’s been cut off.
So I’m not even counting on seeing any goalie love after the game.
Anyway at this time, they are in the middle of talking…and you see it fade, even though play hasn’t stopped.
And then all of a sudden it goes to this shot, and we obviously missed something…
…because the announcer is in the middle of saying…”Theodore very confidently out cutting down the angle.”
I don’t know what shot they’re referring to, because I guess we missed it.
But they did go on to say:
"He’s been playing so well. He picked up a shutout the last time he faced Carolina on January 30th."
Things I learned about the 2000 NHL.
Not all officials wore helmets
And A.V. doesn’t look much older now than he did 14 years ago.