Saturday Morning Coffee with Jim Butler


By Jim Butler

Predictions for the New Year

Tuukka Rask becomes the #1 in Boston.

Geno Malkin has 50+ points in his last 40 games.

Jeff Carter has a monster 2nd half of the season.

The Thrashers not only keep winning they keep getting better with Pavelec become an elite goalie.

Jennifer Aniston does not convince me to leave my wife for her.

The Devils have a fire sale and Brodeur indeed gets traded.

The St. Louis Blues have a great second half.

Ron Wilson blames everybody but himself and the Leafs fall continues while Eggo waffle stocks go through the roof.

Milan Lucic cools down considerably.

The Sens trade Spezza.

My Uncle Doug gets fired up drinking whisky at his 40th wedding anniversary.

The Habs fall from the playoff picture.

Jim Basillie surfaces again in a bid for an NHL team.

The Canucks run away with the West and finish as the winner of the President Trophy.

Have a great start to the New Year Hooligans.


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Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Brian Metzer has been covering the Pittsburgh Penguins and National Hockey League since 2004. He is the host of Penguins Live Weekly, a show that airs Saturday mornings on 105.9 the X and iHeart Radio. He serves as the Pittsburgh Penguins correspondent for NHL Network Radio on SiriusXM, and is the NHL and Penguins correspondent for the Beaver County Times. Metzer is also a contributing writer for NHL.com and is the primary contributor for this site www.fromthepoint.com.

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  1. tangent_man

    January 1, 2011 at 11:53 am

    Sorry to hear the Aniston thing didn’t work out for you, and I’m sure your wife is too. 😛

    Happy New Year, Butsy, and the rest of the FTP readers, too.

  2. jws66

    January 1, 2011 at 3:53 pm

    nice read butsy!…hope you’re right about Rask as you just traded TT! 😉

  3. coffee hount

    January 1, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    Rask?, pretty bold predection.
    PS-Jennifer says hi.