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Sharks Gameday: St. Ratrick vs. St. Patrick

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The Boston Bruins come into town, boyo, and they've brought their holy rodent.

St. Ratrick, patron saint of guys named Sully.
St. Ratrick, patron saint of guys named Sully.

I was thinking about Boston last night, and you know what? I could not name a single hip-hop artist from Boston since House of Fucking Pain. Is that weird to anyone else?

Anyway, a little known fact about Boston is that many residents of the greater Boston area are very proud of their Irish roots, or plausibly Irish roots. Not a lot of people know this because Irish-Americans from Boston are famously shy about talking about their background and culture. But it's true!

And it's almost St. Ratrick's Day, the famous Irish holiday! This commemorates the day that St. Ratrick evicted the snakes from Ireland, replaced them with rodents, and converted them all to Sullivanism. St. Ratrick's Day is very big in Boston.

St. Ratrick

Oddly enough, it's also almost St. Patrick's Day, the day that commemorates when St. Patrick came to the South Bay and converted them all to dorks, driving out all the big meanies.

St. Patrick

Boston Sullies vs. Sharks

7:30 PM Pacific

Prediction: A guy named Sully in cargo shorts and a hoodie gets wasted and tries to kick my ass. I pray to St. Patrick, who intervenes with his blessed awkwardness, and another guy named Sully in cargo shorts and a hoodie comes over to kick Sully #1's ass.