In past years, I don't recall having many superstitions. But this playoff year I've had a few -- maybe because they finally started winning.
For most of this playoff run, I've been rotating a few of the same T-shirts I wear while watching each game: the 2006 Atlantic Division Champs T, the 2007 Atlantic Division Champs T, a Marty Vezina Trophy winner T, a Marty's Better T, and a black Devils logo T with no name or number. I have a ton of other Devils shirts and jerseys that I could be wearing, but the couple of times I wore any of those other T's, the Devils lost the game. So now I tend to stick with the ones that I mentioned.
Also, for the first three rounds, I've had this giant stuffed dog -- the kind that you can win on the boardwalk at the Jersey Shore -- sitting on the end of the couch by the TV. It belongs to my 3-year-old son and used to always be in his bedroom, but for whatever reason, my son brought him downstairs before the playoffs started and as the Devils began winning, I started decorating it with Devils gear -- mostly my son's stuff, such as a foam Devils puckhead, a nylon Devils keychain that hangs around his neck, a foam Devils No. 1 finger, a foam Devils pitchfork, and a few others Devils stuff. That part of the couch has become a Devils corner all to itself.
The only problem is that right before the SCF started, my son insisted that the stuffed dog go back to his bedroom. Recently my son has been watching some cartoons with ghosts and monsters and stuff and so he wanted the big stuffed dog returned to his bedroom to "watch the bedroom door" while he was sleeping at night.
Well wouldn't you know it, now that that damn stuffed dog isn't on the couch, the Devs have lost the first two games in the Finals. For tomorrow night's game, I'm actually considering trying to sneak it out of my son's bedroom and bring it back downstairs and onto the same corner of the couch, LOL. I just have to try and distract my son so he doesn't notice.
Oh, I also have been posting old Devils fight videos, brawls and stuff, in the GDT's on gameday. It always involves an old Devils player vs. an old player from the team that they're playing that night. In Round 1, it was old Devils-Panthers fights; Round 2, Devils- Flyers fights; Round 3, Devils-Rangers fights; and of course now, Devils-Kings fights (not too many of those to be found on YouTube, but I've found enough to get us to Game 7, haha).
Edited by 95Crash, 03 June 2012 - 09:28 PM.