Saturday, September 22, 2007

Conklin demoted

The Pittsburgh Penguins have cut their training camp roster to 30 players, it was announced Saturday by Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.

Nine players have been assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The nine players assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton include; forwards Connor James, Tyler Kennedy, Chris Minard, Jeff Taffe, and Tim Wallace; defensemen Alex Goligoski, Ryan Lannon, and Ben Lovejoy; goaltender Ty Conklin.
Dany Sabourin has won the battle of the backups and will open the bench door for Marc-Andre Fleury for most of this season.

Conklin had a familiar response to the news:

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8 Comments:

At 5:33 PM, September 22, 2007, Blogger Chris! said...

That never stops being funny.

 
At 6:45 PM, September 22, 2007, Anonymous sacamano said...

Where did those beauties come from, anyway. They are spectacular.

 
At 7:00 PM, September 22, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The real story here is this: Penguins have back-up and third stringer as their goalies which is a shame.

Gretzky started with Moog and Fuhr, Crosby get these jokers. Nice.

 
At 8:26 PM, September 22, 2007, Blogger danielao said...

Calling Fleury a "joker" is a little strong. He's a good goalie.

 
At 3:45 AM, September 23, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Gretzky started with Low, Favell and LoPresti.

 
At 2:24 PM, September 23, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Andy Moog started 1980 and Fuhr 1981 so it's quite early in Gretzky's NHL career.

 
At 6:40 PM, September 23, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cruel... but funny.

Sacamano
There was a website but it seems to have disappeared ??? It had a few that weren't on YouTube including some for the 06-07 playoffs that were pretty funny, too.

 
At 10:10 PM, September 23, 2007, Anonymous Nael said...

The vids used to be on my-nhl.com, although now it's hosted on Heavy.com. The 06-07 set was good, but I liked the originals better.

http://www.heavy.com/play/channel/2468

 

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