Sports, sports, sports, sports, sports!

I haven’t wrote about sports before on Inglorious Hipsters, mostly because professional sports and hipsters seem to clash. They’re too organized and too popular to be considered cool. Oh, and watch out if your local professional club tries to build a new arena, because the hipsters in your city will lose their fucking minds!

Not that I think hipsters don’t like sports, they just like sports no one plays, like the exciting (read “boring”) world of Cycle Polo!

Last night’s sports match between the Edmonton Oilers and the Chicago Blackhawks illustrated perfectly why I love the game of hockey so much. Mired in a losing season, sitting safely out of playoff contention, the Oilers have been having the kind of season fans would prefer to forget. But in the midst of all the team’s trial, tribulations and frustrations, something amazing happens.

22-year-old Sam Gagner, who himself was having a rough season, managed to score eight points last night against one of the best teams in the NHL, a record not duplicated in over 20 years when the likes of Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux were doing it.

I was jumping off the couch whoo-hooing, possibly disturbing my roommate who was having a quiet night hanging out in his room. As rough as it’s been to be an Oiler fan the last few years, last night was something else!

Anyway, cheers for reading that. Now here’s your comic.

Misadventures in Babysitting Part II

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