Steve Bernier Reaction at the Home Opener
Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:03 AM
Winner of the 2011-2012 RD Avatar Award
Posted 15 January 2013 - 05:50 AM
One PLAYOFF one I remember offhand was when that clown Sean O'Donnell did it for LA and torpedoed the Kings during Larry Robinson's only trip to the playoffs as a coach there. One of the reasons why I hated getting this guy a couple years later and of course he didn't do much to help the Devils either
Found a piece on it (actually the Kings gave up FOUR goals on that one): http://www.stltoday....fd0b5a4f72.html
As far as Bernier, I think the long lockout pretty much quelled the extreme emotions on both sides - fans that hold Game 6 against him, and fans that want to stand by him. He'll probably get no more or less applause than any other player.
Posted 15 January 2013 - 07:28 AM
Posted 15 January 2013 - 07:46 AM
Posted 15 January 2013 - 08:17 AM
Proud Winner of the 2012 Sergei Brylin Award and 2011 Andy Greene Award, Official keeper of Doc and Chico's random ramblings during play in blowout games
Posted 15 January 2013 - 12:51 PM
Yup, Glad we kept him he played hard and strong for us
He was big in the Florida series and was a key depth guy throughout the season. One bad play after a non call will not ruin everything he did for us. He was really hard on himself after game 6 so I will cheer for him, he deserves it, and I cheer for all the guys on opening night anyways.
Posted 15 January 2013 - 02:06 PM
To show up just after the game to the fans.... ready to take the fire... This guy deserve a good treatment.
But more important, i think it's really time to turn the page and go forward.
He also made himself immediately available to the media for post-game... That says a lot. Not every player (even Parise, Kovalchuk) would do that.
Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:14 PM
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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:32 PM
Yup its always fun
After the game I was so heated I wanted him gone. Now I'm glad he's back. I'd cheer for him, but I've never been to a home opener. Do they introduce every player one by one?
Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:50 PM
Yup its always fun
That part of it is fun. Unfortunately the next part of the opening day ceremony is usually to lose to the Flyers.
Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:03 PM
Had the entire team played better in the first games of the series, we'd never have been in that position.
Edited by ghdi, 15 January 2013 - 04:03 PM.
Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:28 PM
Posted 15 January 2013 - 06:09 PM
Oh come on. Don't play that card. You think the refs actually called one and not the other based on team background? Give me a break, it's the Cup finals, the refs were probably just as nervous as the players. So they missed a call. Like we didn't have ONE call go our way the whole post season
i cheered him when he arrived on the bus that rainy day, i will cheer him again. that penalty was handed from the networks down, there is no way a big market team gets handicapped like that for a play in SCF.
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