Friday, October 29, 2010

Maple Leafs Halloween 2010

So maybe you've noticed I've updated my sidebar recently and added a few things. Near the bottom is a list of my top 5 most read posts of all time. Yup, that's right, the number one - far and away - is Maple Leafs Halloween, a post I wrote 2 years ago. I noticed last year around this time a sudden huge upsurge in hits on my blog directly related to that Halloween post. This October, the same thing is happening. So I've decided to do another and hopefully this one will be even more succesful then the last.

As Halloween rolls around, take a good look at the trick-or-treaters that come to your door, 'cause you never know, one of them might be your favourite Maple Leaf under that costume. Here are some hints to help you recognize your Leafs in disguise:

Clarke MacArthur

Ninja at a bargain price.

Tyler Bozak and Phil Kessel

Doesn't need explaining. Or maybe it does a little.

Mike BrownGonna show you what Brown can do for you if he can just get his finger in the doorway. Oh ya, and his boxing skills could use a little work.

Tomas KaberleData was always my favourite Star Trek character and there's something about Kabby's calm, efficient, emotionless precision that makes me think he'd do very well as a Starfleet officer under the right Captain. (p.s. Phaneuf hates it when you call him Jean-Luc.)

Anything's better then 2007 when the gang went out wearing the costumes Paul Maurice had suggested.It was a sad night with a lot drinking. It was a sad season with a lot of crying.

Freddie Sjostrom...gets to be Chewbacca of course. This costume doesn't look too hard to put together. Maybe get Grandma to help with the sewing and stitching. And if Sjostrom gets to be Chewbacca then...

Colby Armstrong...probably wants to be Han Solo. It's better then the figure skater costume Wilson had picked out for him, but it means he'll be frozen in carbonite for 4-6 weeks. The good news is: I can start saying Luca Caputi on a regular basis again.

Mike Komisarek...will walk home from the practice rink in his usual way, oblivious to the date on the calender.

Mikhail Grabovski

...has the scariest costume on the team. He's crazy for pineapples! is now a serious understatement.

Nikolai Kulemin

...keeps the Kool-Aid Man tradition alive for another year.

Cliff Fletcher

...makes an excellent spooky Caretaker.

and Mike Zigomanis... is the Zig-Zag Man out on a date with Matt Stajan's mom!

Have a safe and happy Halloween everybody!


kidkawartha said...

First off, how is Mike Zigomanis going to fit his head into that hot car behind him so he and Matt Stajan's mom can go somewhere private?
Also, some additions-
Ron Wilson and his wife
Keeping with Komikiller there, Colton Orr
Kris Versteeg and Clarke MacArthur
(just a couple of midwest/prairie boys)
Luke Schenn
Left to right, Dion Phaneuf and Tim Brent
Luca Caputi

Awesome post, GB.

general borschevsky said...

Thanks for the great comment KidK! I was beginning to feel a bit lonely here. Loved your additions, especially Vesrteeg as the crazy guy from Fargo, and Wilson and his wife as the American Gothic couple.


kidkawartha said...

Don't sweat it, general. It's more important to write well than it is to be popular. And you always write well- I suspect there are lot's of people like me who never miss reading every word around here.
Now, if we hear that Versteeg is in the hunt for a wood-chipper, then we need to get nervous.

kidkawartha said...

Also, general, you need a twitter account. It's the easiest way to deliver news about the blog directly to the people who read it and others like them.
Once you get an account, just go through my follow list and you'll have a good start. Also, it's a fun way to experience watching a game if you're not a hard-core GDT user. I just checked and your name with an underscore separating it is available. :)

general borschevsky said...

Cheers again kidk. Twitter and Facebook aren't really my style, but thanks for the encouragement all the same. I don't really want to be any more interconnected then I already am. Truth be told, I'm pretty happy with my little corner of the web, even if it is a little quiet sometimes.