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Rich Peverley Reigns Supreme! (Mike Richards weeps)

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Just in case you are late to the party, there has been an ongoing meme over at the NHL board of about our own Rich Peveley. It started out with a thread titled "Is Rich Peverley the new Mike Richards?" and the posts took on a life of their own from there.

Last Saturday was the first head-to-head meeting of these two players which spawned a new thread titled "GDT  Richards Vs Peverley" which is filled with all kinds of hilarious predictions about this epic, no, titanic, no, earth-shattering matchup. If you're having a slow day at work, I encourage you to waste a few minutes by clicking over and reading the comments and looking at the photoshops. Fittingly the game ended 1-0 and the only goal was scored by--you guessed it--Rich Peverley. All Hail the Conquorer!



Towards the end, one poster (with mandatory Interweb typos) comments: "I imagine ,on day rich peverley will stumble upon the HF boards during his time off from being jesus and find this thread and call all of you a bunch of freaks and stalkers"--which struck me as the most sensible statement in the entire thread.

As a long time Thrashers fan, I've grown accustomed to seeing our un-sung heroes go un-sung. It is refreshing to see our own Rich Peverley become an internet phenomena among NHL hockey fans. Even if it is a bit tongue-in-cheek, it is nice to see people play up a successful Thrasher.