5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby ToddM » Wed May 01, 2019 10:58 pm

Is it just me, or does this female announcer sound like she was vaccinated as a child?

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby SaintAngerBH » Wed May 01, 2019 10:58 pm

All the play is in our end, but it's all perimeter. The Stars have become good at locking games down.
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby Troy McClure » Wed May 01, 2019 11:02 pm

ToddM wrote:Is it just me, or does this female announcer sound like she was vaccinated as a child?

It's a terrible crew. She's Jason Witten bad. She sounds like a former player doing it for the first time. Her play by play guy calls the game like he's a one man booth, largely ignoring her and having no conversations. Of course, Pierre is all about Pierre.
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby wonko80 » Wed May 01, 2019 11:04 pm

I think the female announcer is that Kendall Coyne or whatever the spelling who skated at the All Star game. I guess they're trying to give her a shot, which is admirable. Unfortunately, she needs more practice.

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby #JTONTFJTGM » Wed May 01, 2019 11:05 pm

ToddM wrote:Is it just me, or does this female announcer sound like she was vaccinated as a child?


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Postby slaps » Wed May 01, 2019 11:06 pm

wonko80 wrote:I think the female announcer is that Kendall Coyne or whatever the spelling who skated at the All Star game. I guess they're trying to give her a shot, which is admirable. Unfortunately, she needs more practice.

It is her. Hockey skill doesn’t translate to broadcasting skill.

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby Troy McClure » Wed May 01, 2019 11:08 pm

I'm going to guess Robert Thomas was conceived in the parking lot of a Matchbox Twenty show.
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby wonko80 » Wed May 01, 2019 11:08 pm

Geez, Stars are really scrambly in their end all of a sudden. Lock that *poo poo* down.

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby SaintAngerBH » Wed May 01, 2019 11:14 pm

It's weird seeing Steve Ott as a coach. I always thought he was a moron and would never hire him as a coach for my team.
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby Troy McClure » Wed May 01, 2019 11:15 pm

Ok, I think the play by play nickname needs to be Dead Air.
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby ToddM » Wed May 01, 2019 11:17 pm

6 down, 10 to go!

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby Troy McClure » Wed May 01, 2019 11:18 pm

This third period was nowhere near as tense as game two.
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby The Frugal Gourmet » Wed May 01, 2019 11:18 pm

Nice.

If you had told at the start of the playoffs me we'd have at least 6 or 7 home games, I think I would've been very happy.

St. Louis is still scary good at cycling and somehow generating chances out of it.

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby Troy McClure » Wed May 01, 2019 11:18 pm

Why do they always interview Benn?
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby The Frugal Gourmet » Wed May 01, 2019 11:19 pm

Troy McClure wrote:Why do they always interview Benn?


Amazing charisma and verbosity?

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby SaintAngerBH » Wed May 01, 2019 11:20 pm

He's probably the only player they know.
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby The Frugal Gourmet » Wed May 01, 2019 11:20 pm

Nice to see our line juggling really pay off too.

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby One_Timer » Wed May 01, 2019 11:24 pm

Troy McClure wrote:Dowling gets a lot of grade a chances. That's something.

Nice call up. He’s on the ride of his life right now.

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby Knives Out » Wed May 01, 2019 11:34 pm

He’s my Conn Smythe vote so far.
That Hanzal's so hurt right now.

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby BigAl » Wed May 01, 2019 11:37 pm

slaps wrote:
wonko80 wrote:I think the female announcer is that Kendall Coyne or whatever the spelling who skated at the All Star game. I guess they're trying to give her a shot, which is admirable. Unfortunately, she needs more practice.

It is her. Hockey skill doesn’t translate to broadcasting skill.

It’s actually...
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._J._Mleczko

And, yeah, the color analysis seems to be mostly spouting out a bunch of random facts instead of actual analysis.
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby One_Timer » Wed May 01, 2019 11:53 pm

Knives Out wrote:The Blues are 4-0 on the road these playoffs.
They are dueski.

Good call

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby Shabazz Jenkins » Wed May 01, 2019 11:58 pm

Crowd was loud b/c I was in the house. I also saw Scuba. It took him about 20 seconds to recognize me.

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby Troy McClure » Thu May 02, 2019 12:03 am

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby ScubaSteve » Thu May 02, 2019 2:37 am

Shabazz Jenkins wrote:Crowd was loud b/c I was in the house. I also saw Scuba. It took him about 20 seconds to recognize me.


In my defense, I never thought you were actually a Stars fan, so seeing you at a game took a little while to process.
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby ScubaSteve » Thu May 02, 2019 2:38 am

Really strong win though.
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby SaintAngerBH » Thu May 02, 2019 5:56 am

Troy McClure wrote:https://twitter.com/oldwaver/status/1123805191151734784?s=19


Sorry. I'm not seeing Monty anywhere...
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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby slaps » Thu May 02, 2019 7:39 am

BigAl wrote:
slaps wrote:
wonko80 wrote:I think the female announcer is that Kendall Coyne or whatever the spelling who skated at the All Star game. I guess they're trying to give her a shot, which is admirable. Unfortunately, she needs more practice.

It is her. Hockey skill doesn’t translate to broadcasting skill.

It’s actually...
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._J._Mleczko

And, yeah, the color analysis seems to be mostly spouting out a bunch of random facts instead of actual analysis.


Last night was Kendall Coyne. AJ was on the prior broadcasts.

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby B Kat » Thu May 02, 2019 7:51 am

Much better game all around. Better effort, play and much better ice. Even when the Blues scored 1st, the Stars continued to control the play. Hanley was very good too.

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Re: 5/1 Game 4 vs. St. Louis

Postby wonko80 » Thu May 02, 2019 8:15 am

slaps wrote:
BigAl wrote:
slaps wrote:
wonko80 wrote:I think the female announcer is that Kendall Coyne or whatever the spelling who skated at the All Star game. I guess they're trying to give her a shot, which is admirable. Unfortunately, she needs more practice.

It is her. Hockey skill doesn’t translate to broadcasting skill.

It’s actually...
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._J._Mleczko

And, yeah, the color analysis seems to be mostly spouting out a bunch of random facts instead of actual analysis.


Last night was Kendall Coyne. AJ was on the prior broadcasts.

AJ is fine except she seems to always take the Blues side of things. Maybe she's just more familiar with that team. But otherwise I think she does a good job. Kendall needs practice. She might have some good insights, but there was no confidence in her delivery.

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