Found September 27, 2012 on
from Chris Johnston of the CP at the Hamilton Spectator,
Leo Komarov will be one of the new kids in town around the American Hockey League this season and it shouldn’t take him too long to get noticed.
The new Toronto Marlies forward has selected sweater No. 87 — a bold move given that Sidney Crosby was the only player in either the AHL or NHL to wear it last season. An agitator on the ice, Komarov is bound to hear about his number from opponents.
“I don’t really care,” he said Thursday after the Marlies opened training camp. “It’s my choice and it’s my number. I wouldn’t take 99, but it doesn’t really matter if you’ve got 87 or 10 or something like that. It’s like whatever, dude.”
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With the lockout dragging on and so foreseeable end in sight, NHL fans will have no choice but to get their hockey fix from playing the newest incarnation of EA Sports’ beloved NHL hockey video game,NHL 13. Not surprisingly, NHL 13 does contain a few minor glitches that are to be expected given the complex technical issues [...]
From the same tired, desperate-to-be-coding-Mortal-Kombat game developers who brought you “slide tackle glitch that makes soccer players into Liu Kang” comes the HERCULES GLITCH, a special assault that turns NHL 13′s standard body check into a monstrous attack that sends dudes flying into the stands. In this clip, we see Sidney Crosby get backdropped over the glass by Zdeno...
This just proves my theory that Sidney Crosby is made of 85% helium.
Sports video games are getting more realistic with each passing year, but it’s imperfections like this one—NHL 13′s “Hercules Check” glitch—that makes the game all that more enjoyable to play. What happens is that when a player delivers a Herculean hip check, the game will, on the rare occasion, send...
NHL 13 is probably about all you 3 hockey fans will have this year. So enjoy it. You can use the so called Hercules Check to send Sidney Crosby into the stands and then, magically, under the...
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