What's Buzzing:

Puck Daddy

Philadelphia Flyers’ new playoff T-shirt trolls Sidney Crosby (PHOTO)

Greg Wyshynski
Puck Daddy

The Philadelphia Flyers' first T-shirt giveaway for the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs featured Scott Hartnell in Hulk Hogan mode, asking fans "WHATCHA GONNA DO?" It was inspired by an incident during the regular season between the Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins (and a dude dressed as Hulk Hogan).

Their second shirt? Also inspired by the Penguins. Sidney Crosby, to be exact:

View photo

.
The shirt was inspired by this testy exchange between the Pittsburgh Penguins captain and a reporter after Game 3, in which Crosby got into a fight with Claude Giroux following a bit of antagonism against Jakub Voracek's glove:

Q: When you knocked Voracek's glove on the ice and hit it away was that just out of frustration?

"I don't like any guy on their team there. It was near me and he went to pick it up and I pushed it."

Q: Why don't you like them?

"I don't like them, because I don't like any guy on their team so."

Apparently, the feeling's mutual. Even if we secretly hoped "don't like you either!" was inspired by "Star Wars." Like everything in life.

s/t Amanda Buonvino


View Comments (244)
  • Kepler homers to lead Twins in 6-2 win over Orioles

    Kepler homers to lead Twins in 6-2 win over Orioles

    Rookie Max Kepler continued to show promise for the future of the Minnesota Twins, though the present-day struggles led to one member of the team being traded away. Kepler continued his midseason surge with a game-tying home run among two hits and … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Djokovic joins tops seeds in Toronto quarters

    * Hometown favourite Raonic also wins * Top five seeds advance to last eight (updates with night matches) TORONTO, July 28 (Reuters) - Top seed Novak Djokovic breezed into the quarter-finals as the Rogers Cup continued pretty much according to … More »

    Reuters - 10 minutes ago
  • Finger on trigger, eye on legacy at Rio

    By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Cementing legacy will be on the mind of a select group of Olympic shooters, including an American trio, when they arrive at next month's Rio de Janeiro Games with all guns blazing. Californian shotgun … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • Jaeger fires record 58 in Mae Classic

    HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) -- Stephan Jaeger shot a 12-under 58 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic to match the lowest score in major tour play. … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Venus tumbles to Keys in Rogers Cup

    Venus tumbles to Keys in Rogers Cup

    Sixth-seeded Venus Williams tumbled out of the Rogers Cup in the third round Thursday night, falling 6-1, 6-7 (2), 6-3 to 10th-seeded Madison Keys in an all-American match. Playing her last tournament match before the Rio Olympics, the 36-year-old … More »

    AP - Sports - 27 minutes ago