Who is Steve Oleksy?

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I had never heard of Oleksy, as he has spent most of his careers in the minors and a handful of games playing for the caps. He joined the Penguins last year.

Unlike our backup’s backup’s backup’s backup – he has no trouble with alcohol.

In fact, quite the opposite. He celebrated with the Penguins winning the cup last year, and no shit, drank alcohol for the first time ever at age 30, and he drank it out of the Stanley Cup.

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Beats whatever shitty story you have about drinking for the first time under a bridge in Wexford.

Pens/Red Wings – Prospect Casey DeSmith’s arrest?

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This guy, Casey DeSmith, is going to share the net with MAF tonight for the Penguins.

Not knowing who he is, I decided to google him, which brings up some interesting, non hockey related results.

According to court documents the incident occurred at approximately 12:59 a.m. on Aug. 31. Durham police officers say they received a call from a woman who stated she was a domestic violence victim and that DeSmith had assaulted her.

*According to police statements,the victim was thrown to the ground, jumped on top of, and was repeatedly punched and spat upon. Police say that DeSmith “appeared intoxicated” and that when they arrived, the victim had physical evidence of the assault on her body.

~http://www.fosters.com/article/20141206/GJNEWS_01/141209531

 

Comments from other websites suggest these are false allegations

Wow you weren’t kidding. Second the recommendation to read the actual press release on the Concord Monitor site. Evidence DeSmith presented was compelling enough for UNH to reinstate him…

Unfortunately, the Concord Monitor link which has been shared a few times is now defunct, so no clue what the actual story is. But punching and spitting on a woman while on the ground is a pretty bad look.

If this is misinformation I’d gladly help promote whatever actually happened, since it appears to have vanished from the internet, and the guy’s name should be cleaned if he’s innocent. But if he’s guilty…

Goalie wise? He’s pretty alright.

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Our First PS Contest Winner – PensPointsYourMom (1)

In a complete run-away vote…..

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Congratulations PensPointsYourMom, for making the now-classic “Martini”. I’m sure this will wind up in many gameday posts in the future.

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Also a big congratulations on popping the cherry on our  Photoshop Winners page

Hope everyone’s Friday is going well!