Jaro Spacek celebrates his goal with his comprades Jeff Skinner and Jamie McBain (Photo: Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE)

Canes Fall to Sabres 3-2 (OT): Game Recap Mad Libs Style


Another game day has come and gone resulting in another overtime road loss for the Canes. No. I am not going all “Debbie Downer” on you Caniacs. Honest! I am just running out of ways to recap games where we get behind, come back, tie, take too many penalties and then lose away from home. After reaching deep into the well of creativity the only solution I could come up with was to recap the game Mad Libs style.

Here are the words I selected. Feel free to try your own. See the results after the jump!

  • Adjective: fluffy
  • Number: 72.3
  • Famous Person: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Family Member: your mom
  • Noun: lawnmower
  • TV Character: Cliff Huxtable
  • Noun: toothbrush
  • Person: the Pope
  • Occupation: bus driver
  • Author: Danielle Steele
  • Sports team: Green Bay Packers
  • Singer: Bette Middler
  • Adjective: soapy
  • Noun: chicken coop

Recap in the raw: 

The Hurricanes came out in the first looking [adjective] to take on the number [number] ranked Buffalo Sabres. The Canes got on the board at the 2:47 mark with a surprising goal by [famous person] assisted by [family member]. That would be the only goal scored in the first.

The Sabres however would even the [noun] with a goal by [tv character] only 22 seconds into the second. The Canes barely had time to catch their [noun] before [person] potted a wrister. The Canes weren’t out of the running though as [occupation] Chad LaRose tipped in a shot set up by [author] taking the game to the dreaded overtime. Overtime belonged to the [sports team] though and [singer] knocked in a shot only 56 seconds in.

What went wrong? The Hurricanes were just not [adjective] enough and they could not stay out of the [noun] with 7 penalties. The final score was Sabres 3, Canes 2 and Eric Staal’s 12 game point streak came to an end.

The final result: 

The Hurricanes came out in the first looking [fluffy] to take on the number [72.3] ranked Buffalo Sabres. The Canes got on the board at the 2:47 mark with a surprising goal by [Kareem Abdul-Jabaar] assisted by [your mom]. That would be the only goal scored in the first.

The Sabres however would even the [lawnmower] with a goal by [Cliff Huxtable] only 22 seconds into the second. The Canes barely had time to catch their [toothbrush] before [the Pope] potted a wrister. The Canes weren’t out of the running though as [bus driver] Chad LaRose tipped in a shot set up by [Danielle Steele] taking the game to the dreaded overtime. Overtime belonged to the [Green Bay Packers] though and [Bette Middler] knocked in a shot only 56 clicks in.

What went wrong? The Hurricanes were just not [soapy] enough and they could not stay out of the [chicken coop] with 7 penalties. The final score was Sabres 3, Canes 2 and Eric Staal’s 12 game point streak came to an end.

You want the real details? Check out the box score on the official Hurricanes site. Or I could just tell you  Jaro Spacek and Chad LaRose scored for the Canes with Jason Pominville delivering the overtime blow.

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Tags: Buffalo Sabres Chad LaRose Eric Staal Eric Staal Points Streak Jaroslav Spacek Jason Pominville Mad Libs Overtime Loss Penalties Road Record