As I sit here I am also clinging to my box of tissues and a blanket. In case you haven’t noticed, I’m behind a couple posts and it’s because I’ve been (and am still) sick as a dog. The Nyquil pills I just popped can’t work quickly enough… Now onto the wonderful world of the RCL Leagues:
Jethro (The CHeap Seats) was the top team, scoring 21 of a possible 22 points for the extended all-star week. GoPuckYour…… (Bobby Hull Division) was next with 20 points.
Here are the leaders in each category for the week, with the average in brackets:
|21 Goals (10)||True North Puck Co. (RCL 1)|
|28 Assists (18)||Jolly Razzers (RCL 1)|
|22+/- (-1)||Cunney linguist (Bobby Hull Division)|
|56 PIM (25)||GoPuckYour…… (Bobby Hull Division)|
|19 PPP (7)||blunt blazing freak (Bobby Hull Division)|
|160 SOG (115)||True North Puck Co. (RCL 1)|
|8 Goalie Wins (4)||Team Vigilante (RazzPuckBunnies)|
|0.99 GAA (2.21)||blunt blazing freak (Bobby Hull Division)|
|349 Saves (187)||Razzmatazz (RCL 1)|
|.962 Save % (.925)||blunt blazing freak (Bobby Hull Division)|
|4 Shutouts (1)||blunt blazing freak (Bobby Hull Division)|
|2.||Toronto Make Beliefs||98-68-10||206|
|3.||True North Puck Co.||92-67-17||201|
|4.||Puck The Folice||93-69-14||200|
|6.||Zak Dream Team||88-77-11||187|
|12.||Rocky Mountain Thigh||58-106-12||128|
Feeding Frenzy moved closer to a playoff spot with a 9-1 win over Pominville NY. Jonathan Quick and Henrik Lundqvist combined for 5 wins with a .969 save percentage to lead the Frenzy. Martin Erat provided some offense with a goal and 5 assists, 2 power play points, and 4 penalty minutes.
The Jolly Razzers stretched their lead to 16 points, defeating True North Puck Co. 6-3. Puck The Folice downed Motorboaters 7-3, Razzmatazz defeated the barbershop 7-4, and Rocky Mountain Thigh edged SnepstsMustacheRides 6-4. Zak Dream Team and Toronto Make Beliefs played to a 5-5 tie.
|The CHeap Seats||W-L-T||Pts|
|7.||The Price is Right||79-78-19||177|
|12.||Hank for Vezina||48-110-18||114|
1st-place Decepticon Dominance fell 7-4 to Grabner 5-hole, but maintained their 37-point lead atop the standings. KyHabs moved into 2nd, winning 6-5 over BlueLineDefenders while Parenteau Guidance was being bombed 8-2 by The Price is Right.
Jethro destroyed the BroadStreetBullies 10-0 as Zach Parise (5 goals, 2 assists) and Chris Stewart (17 penalty minutes) led the way. Henrik Lundqvist and Marc-Andre Fleury each provided 3 wins. King Henrik finished with 2 shutouts and a goals against average of 0.65 and a .975 save percentage. Kris Letang had no points and was -4 for the Bullies, who were missing Alex Ovechkin for most of the week with a suspension.
Laraque Bottom edged whobustedass 5-3 while Hank for Vezina and Optimus Reim tied at 5 in other action.
|2.||Ice Road Puckers||106-63-7||219|
|12.||Sin Bin Sadists||67-95-14||148|
There was a change at the top as Team Vigilante pounded Chubby Beavers 8-2 while the Ice Road Puckers were falling to Portable Ninja, 8-3. The Vigilante trio of Cam Ward, Marc-Andre Fleury, and Jonathan Quick combined for 8 victories and swept the goaltending categories. Martin St. Louis had 5 goals and 3 assists for the Ninja, who slipped past the Beavers into the 6th and final playoff spot.
The drb_redwings blasted the Sin Bin Sadists 9-2 behind Henrik Lundqvist’s 3 wins and 2 shutouts. Phil Kessel contributed 2 goals, 2 assists, +3, 2 PIM, 1 PPP, and 19 shots. Corey Crawford dragged down the Wings’ goaltending numbers with ratios of 4.48 and .869.
In other games, SuicidalEnforcers and Gator’s Bitches tied 5-5, Top Shelf downed the Greyston Schmohawks 7-2, and Jagr Bombs beat Wampa 6-4.
|Bobby Hull Division||W-L-T||Pts|
|7.||blunt blazing freak||79-81-16||174|
|8.||i miss baseball||77-82-17||171|
|9.||Detroit Rust Rats||76-83-17||169|
The standings tightened up considerably as the top 2 teams lost big. League-leaders The Vincibles were bombed by doormats Smarch Snow, 9-2, dropping their lead to 4 points. TheMustaches, paced by Ilya Kovalchuk (3 goals and 7 assists), overtook 2nd-place Cunney linguist after crushing them 8-3.
GoPuckYour…… continued to move up, jumping into a 3rd-place tie from 6th with a 10-1 shellacking of Shiska. Logan Couture led GPY with a line of 2 G/5 A/ +2/3 PPP/15 shots. Cam Ward added 3 wins and a shutout with a goals against average of 1.21 and .960 save percentage. Shiska’s Jason Spezza was held pointless, and finished at -2 for the week.
10th-place Rasktastik! tried shaking things up, trading their top-ranked skater, John Tavares, to Cunney linguist for David Krejci and Marc-Andre Bergeron. The team responded with a 5-3 win over the Rochester Americans. Celtic Frost throttled Detroit Rust Rats 9-2, while blunt blazing freak did the same to the i miss baseball. bbf had the top goaltending for the week, led by Lundqvist and Antti Niemi.