Mean-spirited nicknames

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  1. Remembering the nickname "Floppa" got me thinking. What are some of the cleverest and most cruel nicknames in nhl history?
     
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    Andre "Red Light" Racicot.
     
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    Steve Buzinski, aka "The Puck Goes-inski".

    Career stat line of 2-6-1 and a GAA of around 6.00. In the span of four games, he allowed 33 goals.
     
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    Jose Three-or-more

    and the less clever but crueler Roberto 7uongo.
     
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    Wiki's got a pretty lengthy page on "Hockey Nicknames".
    Not so sure Mike Walton liked being called "Shaky".
    Not a guy with a real big sense of humor...

    I cant think of anything really "mean spirited", however, Imlachs
    deliberate corruption's of Frank Mahovlichs' surname certainly
    was; "Maholovitz, Macholovick, err.. Frank". Just ta get him riled...
     
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    I love the "Red Light". Also for Jose Theodore there is Jose Three-or-four. Not as good as Three-or-more but still decent.

    E: Just remembered Chris Not-so-good and Osbad.
     
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    I think Cindy (Crosby) is pretty provoking. I mean the nickname.
     
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    lots of goalies here, easy to make fun of perhaps

    i have to throw in colorado rockies goalie hardy 'the swedish sieve' åström

    even his own coach called him that

    it was don cherry though
     
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    Antti Miettinen aka Antti Miss-the-net. Describes him perfectly.
     
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    Came here to post this.
     
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    While it never really caught on, some fans started calling Patrick Kane "20 Cent" after his arrest.

    There was a goalie with Chicago in the mid-80s named Warren Skorodenski who would often be referred to as "Score-against-me".
     
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    I wouldn't call that mean-spirited, more a compliment towards an intense player who played bigger than his size. You could have given that name to Theo Fleury or Darcy Tucker and it would have meant the same.

    Alexei Cash-in, on the other hand...
     
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    That would be Pat Verbeek,

    Milan Lucic - Lurch
    Nick Palmieri - Napalm
    Alf Pike - The Embalmer
    Marty Brodeur - Satans Wallpaper
    Adam Burish - Patient Zero
    Daniel Carcillo - Car Bomb
    Tie Domi - Albanian Assassin
    Clark Gillies - Jethro
    Al Iafrate - Wild Thing
    Mike Green - Game Over
    John LeClaire - Johnny Vermont
    Ken Dryden - Thieving Giraffe
    Jere Lehtinen - King of Little Things
     
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    Réjean Houle was nicknamed Peanut as a reference to the size of his penis.
     
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    Pretty much. No (d)efense.

    I remember it mostly as "Cashin' Yashin'. And in my opinion he deserved every bit of it.

    Alfredsson was constantly called "Krusty" with his one-time shag haircut.

    Steve "Stumpy" Thomas is a nickname I have never wanted to even know where it came from

    Hmmm..........not mean, but is "Lucky Luc" really a compliment for Robitaille? I mean in all honesty he was known for being the player who was right there time and time again after the goalie made a big save and was wildly out of position only to have the puck float to Robitaille's stick. But I think I'd get sick of it eventually

    John "Pieface" McKenzie

    Claude "Pepe" Lemieux. Not sure if being named after a skunk is something to be proud of, but then again its only Claude so don't feel too bad
     
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    "Special" Ed Jovanovski
    Brett Hedican't
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    Chris "Wasgood", or "Osbad", or "Never was good", etc.
    Milan "Quasimodo" Lucic

    absolutely detest the last one personally but I've seen it used a number of times due to his spinal condition.
     

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