Wednesday, November 14, 2007

One, Last, Good Cry Before Messier Rides Off Into the Sunset

Mark Messier is the NHL's very own exploding dam. He's got a lot of water in him and could burst at any given moment. As I'm sure you know, Mess was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night, the perfect opportunity to let the waterworks go one more time. As promised, the video from Mess's induction speech:

Aw, who am I kidding? I'll miss you Mess. The NHL will be a drier place without you. That is, if they also get rid of the waterlogged Reebok jerseys.


  1. Linked on Deadspin- truly you are a king among men!

  2. a propos of the Deadspin link: Good show, old bean!

  3. I'm always surprised whenever I see him--it always strikes me how freaking huge his mouth is

  4. I can't help but notice the eerie physical resemblance between Mark Messier and the Muppets character, Sam the American Eagle.

    And then there is the whole propensity for speeches thing...