Nickname Guide

Here at The Hockey Chronicles, we make a habit of utilizing nicknames for hockey players. While the majority are general ones, used by every fan, there are a few gems that come right out of our twisted minds.

Washington Capitals (including Hershey Bears and prospects)

Alex Ovechkin: Ovie, The Russian Machine, The Great 8, Mr. Ambassador

Alexander Semin: Sasha, Semie, Jizz

Brooks Laich: Brooksy, Brooksie, Cougar Bait

Mike Green: Greener, Greenie

Nicklas Backstrom: Nicky, Backie, Fudgeball

Boyd Gordon: Gordicris, Muffin

Matt Bradley: Brads, Captain Planet

Semyon Varlamov: Varly, Cookie Monster, Varlamonster

Eric Fehr: Fehrsie, Fehric, Fehrbear

Mike Knuble: Knubes, Noobs, Knoobs

Jeff Schultz: Schultzie, Sarge, Mr. Nasty

Tyler Sloan: Sloaner

Michal Neuvirth: Neuvy, Neuvi, Meowirth

Marcus Johansson: Jojo

Jay Beagle: Beags

Andrew Gordon: Gordo

Mathieu Perreault: Matty, Matty P

Cody Eakin: Pumpkin Patch, Squeaks, Eaks

Dmitri Kugryshev: Kugy

Dmitri Orlov: Orli

Chicago Blackhawks

Patrick Kane: Kaner, PK, Potsy

Jonathan Toews: Tazer, Captain Serious, Tazzy

Patrick Sharp: Sharpie, Sharpster

Brent Seabrook: Seabs

Duncan Keith: Duncs

Other teams

Staal Brothers: *insert team here* Staal

Marc-Andre Fleury: Flower

Kris Letang: Tanger

Sidney Crosby: Crosballs, Crosberry, Crysby, Tranny Ass

Henrik Lundqvist: Lundy

Matt Stajan: Delicate Little Princess

Sergei Fedorov: Feds

Milan Jurcina: Juice

Adam Burish: Burs, Burish Badger

Kris Versteeg: Steegs, Steeger

The Hockey Chronicle-isms

Middle Aged Man Twins (MAMTs): There are a few scary similarities of the dynamics between Joe B and Locker and the Chronicle Writers; therefore, they are our twins

Sod Farm Trolls: What we like to call the Staal brothers to annoy our Penguins-loving , Staal-obsessed friend

Bourque’d: When you get traded to another team and then traded back to the original team (i.e. Chris Bourque, Milan Jurcina)

Neuvy Face: When someone is always making pained or awkward faces in photos. Named after the constantly “sorry about my face”-ed goalie, Michal Neuvirth. It is similiar to Bouchard face, but less ridiculous

Any suggestions? Feel free to leave a comment!

13 responses to “Nickname Guide

  1. hitormiss89

    ohhh these are good. What about another one for our newest Cap? Kit n Knuble. 😀

    • thehockeychronicles

      That’s a good one! I’ve been calling him knoodling knuble so far but I like that much more -Meghan

  2. lulu15213

    Ha! I love your nicknames for Jose Stinkadore! Another one you could also use for Eric Fehr is Fehric. I think I heard someone use that once at a Bears game and I loved it so it became part of my vernacular.

  3. thehockeychronicles

    That is beyond adorable! Definatly going to use Fehric too

  4. kitpi13

    I love the Satan’s city ones. Laich should be be called Ladies Man. Have you seen the caps video where they interview the team about who’s the biggest ladies man? I bet you have…… its hilarious!

  5. UncleC

    Chris Bourque: CBo
    Alexander Semin: Big Al, Le Lapin
    Mathieu Perreault: MattyPee
    Karl Alzner: Karlito
    John Carlson: JohnJohn
    Sergei Fedorov: Gramps

  6. UncleC

    Forgot some!

    Mike Green: ‘Stack o’Ones’
    Jeff Schultz: The Zephyr
    Quintin Laing: Lang Bang

  7. Definitely missing the following:

    Malkin: Evelyn
    Theodore: The Hole (Referenced because of the video they’ve shown at VC for the chant…THE-O).
    Gordon: Gordo
    Backstrom: Super Swede
    Green: Lambogreenie

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  9. hockey19

    * Shitsburgh

  10. hawksfan2

    Toews = Captain Serious

  11. hawksfan2

    Forgot some!!
    Burish: Burwood
    Seabrook: Sea Biscuit
    Antti Niemi (San Jose): Antti-Goal

  12. jollygonger62

    Forgot some:
    Ovechkin: Geico Caveman
    Theres also a drink names after the overrated bum, The Ovechkin: a White Russian without a cup.
    Suck it Caps Fans.
    Lets go Pens

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