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  1. The part about the flyers at around 5:00
  2. And with no prospects on the blue line anymore I hope we get scored on a lot. Like 6-7 goals.
  3. This is not the year for breaking curses. I want all the misery we can get. Our reward will come in the afterlife. Draft-heaven.
  4. Akakabuto

    Rumors Thread

    Perhaps I worded that badly(with english not being my first language) but if I recall correctly a lot of posters on this board put him down as a sixth-seventh d-man and/or wanted him gone last offseason. This being on one of the worst bluelines to ever grace the NHL Also considering last season being his first as a full time Red Wing I don’t get what you mean by ’always’. Anyway; I don’t dislike Jensen. I just think that Kenny should look for picks wherever he can find them. Being where Detroit are in the phase of the rebuild. And as I mentioned earlier, I don’t like signing mediocre/average players after them having a better career year. Thats how Ericsson happened I know that I’m new here and maybe I’m sticking my neck out a little bit saying that players suck. Not trying to stir s*** up. Peace.
  5. Not until his mission is completed. This years first round pick overall will be his crowning achievement.
  6. Akakabuto

    Rumors Thread

    And I'm not completely against keeping him either I just fear(that if he stays) this will be the best year of his career.
  7. >tfw it wouldn’t even bother you never thaught I would experience that as a wings fan tbh
  8. Akakabuto

    Rumors Thread

    ”Suck” is a bit harsh maybe. But I believe we can find an equally serviceble d-man for next season for the same cost of this seasons Jensen. No need to pay more.
  9. Akakabuto

    Rumors Thread

    I guess I could live with that. But I'm thinking he's gonna ask for more. And what if he starts to suck again and we have to carry a cap-hit of 2,9 m for 4 years? And doing so through a rebuild, if all the pieces falls the way we want them to cap-hit could be a hot commodity again for the red wings real soon. Also, I hope that we don't sign any extensions(other than one-year terms) for any player over 26 before Stevie takes over.
  10. Looked over the february schedule and - outside of the OTT game coming up - it looks like we could be on our way to a eleven game losing streak. Which is good, I guess?
  11. Akakabuto

    Rumors Thread

    I think its good to be wary of bottom pairing defensemen(and bottom six forwards) having a good/great contract year. Let someone else sign them to contracts they will never live up to. Before this season it looked like Jensen didn't even have a spot on this team.
  12. Akakabuto

    Rumors Thread

    I meant that we should trade Jensen this deadline. Seems there’s some buzz around him and if we can get a 2nd or multiple picks we should do it.
  13. Akakabuto

    Official 2019 Offseason Rebuild Thread

    Holland should have made the Red Wings invest heavily in the research of brain transplants so that Franzen could have gotten a new one around ’10. Hell, who knows, he might even have gotten a brain with lesser tendecies towards flosting and being lazy!
  14. Akakabuto

    Rumors Thread

    I agree but I wouldn’t really mind Kronwall as a seventh defenseman on a cheap contract on the conditions that atleast one of them are gone and Hronek is in the top four. I also think we should cash in on Jensen if we have the opportunity.