Foxy Friday: Paul Martin

Last Friday, I struggled to choose a Foxy Friday who was healthy and playing.  One man heard my plea, and so returned to the lineup that very night.  A real American hero.

Foxy Friday: Paul Martin

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Paul missed two games to injury, getting back in the lineup on 11/15 with an assist in the Pens slump-busting 4-1 win over Nashville.  But Paul wasn’t done helping me out personally after just one game.  He’s not a halfway kind of guy.

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That’s Paul with the first goal on Wednesday night vs. Washington, assuring that I would not look a total fool in front of my Capitals friends.  It nearly sent me tumbling out of the 400s in my Crosby jersey because I jumped up so fast (@raedanda may have pushed me a little).

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It’s been a good week for Paul, who reportedly will find himself on the Penguins top power play unit tonight vs. the Islanders.  It’s a big deal to replace Kris Letang, who QB’s Pittsburgh’s man-advantage and has 71 career PP points.  After a few rough years and endless trade rumors, Paul Martin is having a good year. [link]  Since Paul had been good to me this week, let’s examine a few other things he’s good at.

Looking pensive:

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Wearing glasses:

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Looking pensive while wearing glasses:

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Age appropriateness:

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Being American:

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Being vaguely embarrassed by the style decisions of youth:

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Making sure we’re okay when our boyfriend leaves us for another team:

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Bringing us a new boyfriend for distractionary purposes:

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Spirit Day:

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Getting a tan:

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Just kidding.  How about making breakfast?

Puppy cuddles:

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People cuddles (a guess, based on this awesome #boyfriendsweater):

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Paul, what do you think?

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There you have it, a Foxy Friday to be thankful for.  We bet Paul, with his aforementioned American-ness and football skills, is probably a hit at Turkey Day too.  WUYS-tested, mother approved.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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  1. Hurray for the celebration of my favorite Minnesotan. Or as Pierre called him the other night – a nice boy from Minnesota who sometimes gets a little nasty.

    I have two additional foxy reasons to add -

    1. Babies – https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BZbYH8FIgAAum28.jpg:large
    2. Having a beard and awesome hair while wearing glasses – http://24.media.tumblr.com/221a6bd4044f4337d5de64a042a32944/tumblr_muh755QxUv1qfammbo8_400.jpg

    I approve of this Foxy Friday selection wholeheartedly. http://24.media.tumblr.com/1bde159894de18a27b6a44ba9f18c297/tumblr_mt1pvoMEYm1qdee41o1_400.gif

  2. bull girl Reply

    As a Midwesterner, I’ve been a longtime fan of this guy’s sharp wit and incredibly reliably form and function for the Pens. He is a remarkable player, a remarkable friend, and a remarkable man. #boutdangtime this unsung hero had his day in the sun. I’m so pleased and proud for him!

  3. Val Reply

    YYYYEEEESSSSSSS!!!!!

  4. Always have to love a great looking ginger!! Megan’s love for his bromance with Nealer is unconditional.

    Granted Paul isn’t in it, but we thought you might like our most recent post about ginger beards… I mean, who wouldn’t love a good ginger beard?

    http://fortheloveofgoons.wordpress.com/

  5. I live 10 miles from Elk River (MN) so it’s nice to see a local guy recognized for his foxiness!

  6. Vivi Reply

    Hum, no… No way…