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  1. FinRedWing

  2. Buddy! Was just going through old messages and saw one from ya, dont be afraid to come back and visit the forums!

  3. signed

    Woke up in the middle of the night to see this. So it wasn't a bad dream.
  4. gdt

    Just to be clear, Babs - we're not losing 'cause Sammy didn't play.
  5. Horrible trade by the Caps. Forsberg will be a star in a few yrs and Erat? Probably retired by then.
  6. I'd say Kenny should look into the + 20yr -olds that are not playing their best atm for whatever reason, but who still have potential. For every Turris, Voracek, Tlusty, Hodgson etc. there's still Wolski's around, so it can be a bit of a crapshoot.
  7. I don't know, this has been throwned around quite a bit, so maybe not as moot as we think. Our local season preview mag had Hossa as most likely to be bought out and Larry Brooks wrote in his last weeks NY Post column: "It’s a spread-the-wealth mentality that may be attractive in the boardroom but is ugly on the ice. The NHL for decades has adopted a lowest-common-denominator approach — even in pre-cap days by refusing to enforce anti-obstruction rules on the ice, thereby negating the advantage of its most talented players and teams — rather a rising-tide-lifts-all-boats philosophy, even as the Blackhawks have done just that. Chicago is going to face a painful decision over the summer regarding Hossa, the 34-year-old winger whose contract runs through the 2020-21 season. The cap-recapture formula would inflict penalties of a minimum of $4.6M per season and a maximum of $9.2M per if he were to retire before the expiration of his contract at age 42. The Blackhawks, who will have approximately $4.6M to fill six NHL roster spots next season, may have to use an amnesty buyout on Hossa over the summer in order to avoid potential future debilitating dead cap space. So it goes in a league that does everything possible to legislate a common one-size-fits all venture even while the sports world recognizes that uncommon excellence and uncommon excellence alone — such as demonstrated by the crossover Blackhawks — is worthy of celebration."
  8. Kimmo Timonen with his 1000th NHL game tonight, Will check that out for sure.
  9. No GM in their right mind would claim Cleary. So maybe Mr. Snow?
  10. So teams still do stupid trades from time to time, like they've always have and there's no reason why Kenny can't be on the right side of one someday.
  11. GDT

    Missed the Blues game, so excited for this one. Prime time too (puck drop 9pm here). Gotta bring it, but think we'll be able to take this, say 4-3. Go Wings!
  12. GDT

    Iggy with his usual 3 pt night & Hudler will of course score, but we'll take it 4-3. By wanting it more. Go Wings!
  13. GDT

    If my memory serves me correctly, it's serious payback time. They shouldn't have any problems being fired up for this one. Go Wings! 14-3!
  14. McKenzie's tweeting : "Oh, yeah, if you were wondering, Brad Stuart's hit on Gabriel Landeskog: no further action."
  15. Damn it, edicius has that taken care of already.