Welp, it's the final Morning Buzz of the 2011-12 regular season. It's also Good Friday, so you know it's gonna be good. My Thursday night ball hockey was cancelled last night, so we went to the bar instead, and this is why my post is late. I guess writing the Buzz slightly hungover is appropriate given the title.
Let's start by listening to Kurt Cobain's isolated vocal performance from Smells Like Teen Spirit. Amazing.
Vancouver Canucks News & Notes
Let's not overreact. | PHT
The Canucks vs. Flames according to the Twitterverse. | CHB
The dudes at Smug Nation explain what exactly makes them so smug. This doesn't have as much bite now that the Canucks lost to the Flames last night, but it's still really good. | Smug Nation
Sweet stat dropped by Jeff Angus on Twitter regarding the Sedins and Burrows. That's impressive.
Cam Charron handicaps the possible playoff series in the West. | LoB
NHL News & Notes
Holy shit. John Tortorella went off on Orpik for his knee-on-knee hit on Stepan, Pittsburgh's two "whining stars", and the Penguins organization in general:
In one of the weirdest plays of the season, Ryan Clowe proves the space between his ears is empty:
Clowe apparently "doesn't remember that play", adding amnesia to his list of mental deficiencies. | CBC
Despite their worst efforts, the Florida Panthers clinched a playoff spot last night with Buffalo's loss in Philly. They're just not a great team. The Capitals could take the division crown with a win over the Rangers tomorrow. | Backhand Shelf
I'll now let the Best of Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole carry you into the long weekend. Enjoy!