Archive for March, 2013

NHL ’94 Replay – Pens vs. Flyers

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Benstonium imagines what it would be like if NHL highlight reels were done in the style of the classic video game NHL ’94.  Here is the replay of last night’s game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers… in 16-bit.

Penguins vs. Flyers, “The New Cold War”

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

1975 Syndrome Penguins vs. Flyers – The New Cold War

By DX Traeger (@PolemicLicense)

Who would you root for: the Flyers, or the Russians?

Of course I, like every hockey fan outside of Philadelphia, hate the Flyers. When I attended the 2011 Winter Classic between the Penguins and the Capitals, our rival fanbases could agree on nothing…until someone started a “F-THE-FLYERS!” chant, and all 68,111 fans joined in unison. (more…)

“1975 Syndrome” — Flyers’ Disease WARNING

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

1975 Syndrome CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

By DX Traeger (@PolemicLicense)

ATLANTA – On Wednesday, officials at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta issued a warning about a new and dangerous ailment.

“In addition to the standard flu and norovirus outbreaks that hospitals and physicians typically deal with, a disease known as PH1975 has been rapidly spreading throughout the greater Philadelphia area,” said Dr. D. Kasparaitis. (more…)

Hossa to Staal: An Open Letter

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Jordan Staal How to Play Against Your Former Team: an Open Letter from Marian Hossa to Jordan Staal.

By DX Traeger (@PolemicLicense)

Dear Jordan,

I know we only played 32 games as teammates on the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2008, but I would like to try and help you fulfill your former-Penguin superstar potential. (more…)