WingsallTheway

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    WingsallTheway reacted to Buppy in Looking ahead at expansion draft   
    Many things wrong with this.
    One: Can't offer 8 years. 7 years is the max.
    Two: Can't offer $20M signing bonus (unless spanning multiple years). Max is about 14 million, depends on the cap.
    Three: Trouba being a potential Norris winner is a stretch. Offensive skills seem only decent at best.
    Four: Trouba right now is not worth close to $8M. That'd make him the 2nd highest paid defenseman in the NHL.
    Five: Compensation for that would be 4 1st-round picks. Trouba is not worth close to that.
    Six: That would create some serious cap problems for us.
    Seven: Offer sheets are stupid. There is a reason why almost no one makes them.
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    WingsallTheway reacted to kickazz in Ken Campbell predicts Stamkos to Detroit blockbuster   
    Really? By your own admission then Anze Kopitar and Patrice Bergeron are better than Toews and better than Stamkos
    Both Kopitar and Bergeron have MORE points than Stamkos and Toews. And extremely good defensively (look at the selke candidates)
    So the second best player must be either Kopitar and Bergeron. Not Stamkos. Nor Toews.
    Which goes back to the original point.. Is Stamkos really worth $10? Will Holland even think he's worth throwing that much towards?
    Because Kopitar just signed an extension worth $10 per year and is better than Stamkos (by your logic).
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    WingsallTheway reacted to kickazz in Ken Campbell predicts Stamkos to Detroit blockbuster   
    To be honest Stamkos actually has significantly declined this year.
    His point total last year was 72 (already much lower than his previous years bests) and is 58 this year with only 10 games left. He scored 43 goals last year and is at 33 this year.
    His puck possession has dropped aka his corsi/fenwick.
    So not only has he fallen off offensively but also in terms of his possession (which people like Buppy and Kipwinger consider a big part of defense).
    Grit, faceoff, Takeaway/Giveaway ratio, shot blocking is all still similar to last year
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from kickazz in Coreau called up   
    Coreau killed it pencilling in the faceoff stats tonight
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from kickazz in Coreau called up   
    Coreau killed it pencilling in the faceoff stats tonight
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from kickazz in Coreau called up   
    Coreau killed it pencilling in the faceoff stats tonight
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from wingedominance13 in Looking ahead at expansion draft   
    That is actually a fantastic rule and I'll have to give the NHL credit on that one.
    I'm sure the NHLPA stuck theyre noses in on that one
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from frankgrimes in The Holiday tradition: 2016 Draft thoughts.....   
    Yeah I'm a big fan of the new lottery system. Doesn't play into the hands of the bottom feeders and it gives mediocre teams around the 10-15th spot a chance to continue succeeding and land an above average pick instead of floating around in mediocricy.
    This also works out for the Oilers unfortunately because they will be an average team for the next 2-4 years. This gives them even more chances at top picks when that previously wouldn't have been the case. Luckiest team in sports.
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from frankgrimes in The Holiday tradition: 2016 Draft thoughts.....   
    At this rate, we can pick a Dman in the top 10
    I'll take that over 4 extra games in the playoffs
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from 13dangledangle in 3/15 GDT : Red Wings at Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30 ET   
    For those saying we don't have good forwards on the roster, you are flat out wrong.
    When you look at our forwards you have to think that we would be scoring alot of goals. Something is going wrong this year because we have the same team but hypothetically much better with additions. Hard not to blame coaching. Can't score? Glendenning gets more time on ice than Datsyuk, Larkin, AA, tatar, Nyquist some nights. Down by 1 goal last game with a minute left? Glendenning is on the ice.
    Nyquist played one of his hardest games of the season the other night in Toronto, babs is still getting him to play hard and he lives 6 hours away.
    Blashill has inherited the win by 1 goal philosophy from Babs, but is nowhere near as good at executing it. The D gets 20 turnovers a game and our PP is the worst I've ever seen. We have 1 defenceman who can make a stretch pass and we try it every time we have the puck. Icing or turnover. We finally get a cycle going in the offensive zone and dekeyser quincey or ericsson lob it on net the second they touch the puck and ruin momentum. All things I notice as a man who doesn't play hockey.
    All of our forwards are 70% focused on playing defence. We have the wrong philosophy for our team, we need to open it up more and take chances; we have one of the fastest teams in the NH and arugably the most athletic goaltender.
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from nyqvististhefuture in Looking ahead at expansion draft   
    Theres been more and more talks recently (Especially today) that expansion is imminent and will likely be Vegas. An expansion draft would happen.
    Darren Dreger ‏@DarrenDreger 2h2 hours ago Expansion draft potential. Each team has option of protecting 3d, 7F and I goalie or 8 skaters +1 goalie. Expansion determined before draft.

    Darren Dreger ‏@DarrenDreger 2h2 hours ago GM's told expansion decision expected before June draft. If expand by 1 team, each team loses 1 player...if two teams, 2 players.Next step in process of expansion is for exec committee to make a recommendation. No expansion..1 team or 2. Most gm's think 1 team. Vegas.
    I really don't like the thought of losing ANYONE for nothing, especially in a draft to get in an NHL team nobody in the world wants.
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    WingsallTheway reacted to joesuffP in 3/15 GDT : Red Wings at Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30 ET   
    The defense is awful but this forward group can score and is better than last year. We added a 20 goal scorer out of thin air and the offensive numbers are still in the toilet
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from Fonzarelli in 3/13 GDT : Toronto Maple Leafs at Red Wings, 7:30 EST   
    Its the system we have set up. Theres no pressure down low and we only cycle towards the blue line, even if we get a shot off its from the point and we don't even have any shooters there. PP coach straight up needs to be fired. I've never played competitive hockey and I can see what needs to happen.
    If were lucky enough to get the puck down low the PP is too spread out so theres no separation and they cant make cross ice passes. They need to take a page out of Washingtons PP and have 3 guys on one side of the ice and set up a one timer in the slot on the other side. We could put Green, Pulkinnen, Dats, Tats, even Richards there.
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from Hockeymom1960 in 3/13 GDT : Toronto Maple Leafs at Red Wings, 7:30 EST   
    For everyone saying that no Wings forwards showed up, Datsyuk played his best game all season so lets not put him in this
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    WingsallTheway reacted to marcaractac in 3/13 GDT : Toronto Maple Leafs at Red Wings, 7:30 EST   
    Stack the pp and have the one unit play the entire 2 minutes.
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from Fonzarelli in 3/13 GDT : Toronto Maple Leafs at Red Wings, 7:30 EST   
    Its the system we have set up. Theres no pressure down low and we only cycle towards the blue line, even if we get a shot off its from the point and we don't even have any shooters there. PP coach straight up needs to be fired. I've never played competitive hockey and I can see what needs to happen.
    If were lucky enough to get the puck down low the PP is too spread out so theres no separation and they cant make cross ice passes. They need to take a page out of Washingtons PP and have 3 guys on one side of the ice and set up a one timer in the slot on the other side. We could put Green, Pulkinnen, Dats, Tats, even Richards there.
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from Fonzarelli in 3/13 GDT : Toronto Maple Leafs at Red Wings, 7:30 EST   
    Its the system we have set up. Theres no pressure down low and we only cycle towards the blue line, even if we get a shot off its from the point and we don't even have any shooters there. PP coach straight up needs to be fired. I've never played competitive hockey and I can see what needs to happen.
    If were lucky enough to get the puck down low the PP is too spread out so theres no separation and they cant make cross ice passes. They need to take a page out of Washingtons PP and have 3 guys on one side of the ice and set up a one timer in the slot on the other side. We could put Green, Pulkinnen, Dats, Tats, even Richards there.
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from e_prime in 3/12 GDT : New York Rangers at Red Wings, 2:00 EST   
    Very entertaining game, worth a watch. Some of the best hockey Ive seen from the forwards all season
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    WingsallTheway reacted to e_prime in 3/12 GDT : New York Rangers at Red Wings, 2:00 EST   
    I know how to avoid spoilers. I didn't even look at my feed. It was seriously right under the "UPDATE YOUR STATUS" field. "RED WINGS BEAT RANGERS. Tell your followers how you feel." Doop-de-doop-de-doo.
    Here's how I feel FaceBook: Don't tell me what you think I might want to know. You don't know me! /end rant.
    ...and yes! I AM STILL GOING TO WATCH IT.
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    WingsallTheway reacted to chaps80 in Wings Vs Leafs Outdoor Game confirmed, 2017   
    I might go as well. Only 4 hours from Toronto. Once tickets go on sale i'll see if it's worth it or not.
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from LeftWinger in Wings sign Maine Defenseman Dan Renouf   
    Any thread about signing a 6th/7th defenceman will turn into a Smith thread. Proves he needs to be replaced lol
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from chaps80 in 2/10 GDT : Ottawa Senators at Red Wings, 7:00 EST   
    Ugh I can't stand Ericsson
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    WingsallTheway reacted to chaps80 in 2/10 GDT : Ottawa Senators at Red Wings, 7:00 EST   
    Yeah, i just checked the rosters again, didn't see Marchenko in there at first glance. Ya, I guess Kindl's experience comes in good right now with the injuries, but it would be nice to see other guys get a shot. Will Kindl have to clear waivers again now if he's sent down again? If DD is out, that's indeed very bad news. Green is day to day though..hopefully he's not out too long. Gotta keep playing though regardless, so it'd be nice to see one of the young guys step up.
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from chaps80 in 2/10 GDT : Ottawa Senators at Red Wings, 7:00 EST   
    Ugh I can't stand Ericsson
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    WingsallTheway got a reaction from frankgrimes in Byfuglien resigns with Jets - 5 years/$38 million   
    Obviously just to increase his trade value so we can swap him for Kindl and a 2034 6th round draft pick