Ladies and Gentlemen, the results are in! Frisby Bowl 2008 is completed and the champion ready to be crowned. Let’s see… Who came in first… Drumroll please! And the winner is…
*Record player screeches to a halt*
Is this thing rigged?! Why does andrew win everything?! Let it be known this will not happen next year! Mark. Our. Words.
Three other thoughts:
1. Pookie’s a genius, coming in second. As soon as she finds a way to disqualify andrew, the Frisby Bowl Championship will be hers! Hers! Bwa-ha-ha!
2. Seth came in 14th out of 19, over 200 points out of first. This is notable because his team went to Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. We shouldn’t find this funny but hey, Atlantic Division rivalries and all… Meanwhile, the Stars contingent had a very strong showing except for Jen, and her team went to Game 6 of the Western Conference Final! The fan bloc best at prognosticating appears to be the Sabres; four of the top five (including the champ) finishers are fans of the Slug. Clearly the key to winning Frisby Bowl is to have your team miss the playoffs. ZING!
3. Thank you to everyone who played, and most of all, a big IPB thank you to Frisby for organizing this!
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This is the second installment of Project Bicycle Spoke, our summer series in which we will be drawing hockey cards at random from a box and writing whatever comes to mind about it.
Tonight Boomer had the honor of drawing the card for PBS. We waited with bated breath as she reached into the box, and after a long delay she exclaimed, “It’s Ribs!” Long pause. “He’s a Hot Prospect”.
Schnookie sputtered, “A ‘Hot… Prospect’?!” The stunned silence that followed was eloquently supported by the back of the card, which you’ll see lists NHL statistics for seven seasons.
This surely takes a player out of the running for the honor of being dubbed a “Hot Prospect”.
There must have been some kind of mix-up. Boomer meant to pull a card from the Project Bicycle Spoke box but slipped and instead drew one from the Ancient Treasure Chest of Seven Seasons Yore. Moreover, it appears the Ancient Treasure Chest is from the Kingdom of Extreme Oppositeness. Notice, Gentle Reader, what the rest of the card says: “Mike Ribeiro made his share of fans in Montreal”. Who knew Project Bicycle Spoke would generate such laughs? Either Ribs’s share of fans was supposed to be nil, or there’s a market for cards that say the opposite of what they should.
“Always humble, Patrick Roy put up moderately good numbers.”
“Bet on Peter Forsberg to be healthy as a horse when the big games roll around. You can count on him!”
“The model of gentlemanly conduct, Chris Pronger stands as a role model for young athletes the world over.”
“Scott Gomez oozes integrity, on and off the ice.”
“Nicknamed ‘Captain Clutch’ Daniel Alfredsson will lead his team to victory year after year!”
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