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Morning Puck: Murdering Miller

Kyle Scott - November 3, 2011

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Sabres goalie Ryan Miller (pic via this chick's Flickr stream)

Back in April – in a time when names like Richards, Carter, Leino and Carcillo appeared on the backs of Flyers sweaters, and Jaromir Jagr was still a woman in Russia – the Flyers murdered Ryan Milller and the Buffalo Sabres in the first round of the playoffs.

Perhaps you remember Miller whining in his nasally drone, which sounds like the unfortunate offspring of Cole Hamels and a dying rhino:

Oh man, that’s like audio porn. Here’s the full quote from after Game 6 earlier this year:

"Before we get any further, I’d just like to add one thing: If Mike Richards thinks we’re getting away with murder, I don’t know what he just got away with. Mass murder? [nice joke, asshole] Are we stepping it up a notch? Unbelievable. We lose a player for the rest of the game… that’s the kind of hit the league has been talking about, and it’s dangerous. They better seriously consider looking at that one. It’s unbelievable."


No, Ryan, giving up three goals in 6:23 is unbelievable. The Flyers beat the Sabres last night, 3-2 (boom– buried lede). Their three goals to start the game were the team’s fastest since November 15, 2001. Sean Couturier – Cooter – who scored the first goal of the game, was eight-years-old at the time. 

It was Miller’s 402nd career start, but the first time he’s ever allowed two goals in the first two minutes of the game. He was pulled just shortly after the first TV timeout. That’s impressive. Or sad. 

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Yeah, mostly sad. Even Scott Hartnell sniped him (standing up!).

Miller on getting booed: []

"They bought their tickets and they can do whatever they want. They were cheering when I made a save, booing when I don't. Whatever."


Poor guy. And to think, Miller’s old buddy, Danny Briere, wasn’t even there to give him a smack in the back of the head… like he did in the first period of Game 7 this spring (visual proof). Where was Danny, you ask? Healing that upper body injury with some Saladworks at the Voorhees Town Center:

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Pic via (@Pete_Amato)


One other item of note: NBC Promo Tour 2011 continued in Buffalo. Versus, which will become NBC Sports something or other on January 2nd, has already implemented many peacock screen graphics and, now, dasher board ads for Grimm, the show that used Twitter reviews on their prime time commercial:

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We’re just one synergistic step away from Brian Williams doing an inside the glass promo for Rock Center (Monday nights at 10!!!).

Your photo gallery is here. Your highlights are after the jump. And here's an unfortunate picture of Lindy Ruff's daugther.

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Lindy Ruff Thinks The Flyers Are Whining Too Much

Kyle Scott - April 21, 2011


Go screw, Lindy.

Here's what Lindy Ruff had to say about the Sabres "getting away with murder" last night. Count the whinings.

I just feel they're doing a lot of whining. They're really doing a lot of whining. I didn't hear any whining when they had 10 powerplays in Philly and I didn't hear any whining when the powerplays in the first game were lopsided. But all of a sudden there's all this whining about we're getting away with murder. That's a bunch of crap. That's for the media, that's for the officials to read. Here, let's get the next call. That's a bunch of crap. Let's just play.

We're just playing. There hasn't been one word about the officiating out of us. But if they want to cry about the officiating and whine about different calls, go ahead. Go ahead.


Six. Six whinings. Duh, whining!

Mike Richards responded: [Philly Sports Daily]

“That’s fine, that’s fine,” Richards said, whose squad dropped Game 4 to lock the series at two apiece coming back to Philadelphia. “We’re focused on tomorrow night. [Ruff] seems to have a way with the media and does the same thing every time his team is in the playoffs. We’re focused on tomorrow and getting a good start and getting hits on their skill players. We’re not worried about the other stuff.”


The Flyers are going to murder the Sabres tomorrow.

Here's the audio. Fun starts around the 3:30 mark.

Lindy Ruff’s Daughter, Likely Drunk, Wearing Flyers Hat

Kyle Scott - April 19, 2011



Here's a pic emailed to me by reader David (also appears on Barstool) of someone who is supposedly Lindy Ruff's daughter…wearing a Flyers hat. Quick Google: Lindy Ruff has a daughter, Eryn. Facebook: Eryn Ruff. Boom, this:



Yep that's her. I feel dirty just posting these.

According to Facebook, she is 22 and goes to Pitt. No idea why – or when – she was at a Temple party, but I'm guessing it was recently.

You can view the rest of her photos for yourself here. I'm not sure daddy would approve of her profile picture. Or her new hat.

By the way, if anyone wants to print out that first picture of Ruff on giant poster board and bring it to The Well, email me.