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Questioning the Wings Leadership

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1. You are once again overvaluing the roles of guys like Drake and Mac, considering there are plenty of guys on the roster who have their same attitude yet nothing is getting done.

2. Who has been playing better than Lidstrom? Can't be Rafalski. Can't be Stuart. Can't be Kronwall. Can't be Ericsson. Is it Lilja? Maybe Lebda?

Think he meant other team's D as well... i can only see keith, doughty, weber above lidstrom to be honest

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Think he meant other team's D as well... i can only see keith, doughty, weber above lidstrom to be honest

My mistake. Even that is ridiculous. He was the best defenseman on the ice last night and because of him not only did Ignila not get a good chance on a breakaway but it caused Datsyuk to score. He is a quite defenseman out there and he has been getting better.

Considering he is a +19 on a team that is -5 (don't forget the next two guys from him are his defensive partner and selke winner who are +16 and +11 respectively), has 41 points on a nothing offense (and is steadily getting more and more each game), and has stopped players like Kane and Igninla (save last night) for most of the season I think he has been one of the better defensemen most nights.

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1. You are once again overvaluing the roles of guys like Drake and Mac, considering there are plenty of guys on the roster who have their same attitude yet nothing is getting done.

Name some.

2. Who has been playing better than Lidstrom? Can't be Rafalski. Can't be Stuart. Can't be Kronwall. Can't be Ericsson. Is it Lilja? Maybe Lebda?

The other team has defensemen too. Defensemen that have been doing their share to prevent Lids, Dats, Zetts et al from scoring as they have in previous years..

Z: .91 points per game current, .94 last year, 1.23 2 years ago.

D: .88 points per game current, 1.20 last year, 1.18 2 years ago.

L: .62 points per game current, .76 last year, .92 2 years ago.

Gotta give some props to our opponents for our superstars' collective bed-s***ting, right?

That said, I still figure it's more a lack of desire by our euro-stars than anything else. Even in international play, they just couldn't seem to be bothered to care.

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Name some.

Helm, Eaves. Two players to your two.

The other team has defensemen too. Defensemen that have been doing their share to prevent Lids, Dats, Zetts et al from scoring as they have in previous years..

Z: .91 points per game current, .94 last year, 1.23 2 years ago.

D: .88 points per game current, 1.20 last year, 1.18 2 years ago.

L: .62 points per game current, .76 last year, .92 2 years ago.

Gotta give some props to our opponents for our superstars' collective bed-s***ting, right?

That said, I still figure it's more a lack of desire by our euro-stars than anything else. Even in international play, they just couldn't seem to be bothered to care.

I'm sure it is a lack of desire. Euro players just don't have the same drive for hockey as North American players do. Right?

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Helm, Eaves. Two players to your two.

Helm and Eaves are like Drake and Mac? In that they're both carbon based forms of life I suppose.

I'm sure it is a lack of desire. Euro players just don't have the same drive for hockey as North American players do. Right?

I don't think that's true at all - I think that the three specific Euro-Wings in question have been under-performing this year, partially due to a sometimes apparent lack of effort.

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Helm, Eaves. Two players to your two.

I'm sure it is a lack of desire. Euro players just don't have the same drive for hockey as North American players do. Right?

I love your sig. Where did you get such a fascinating idea?

Also, your account is screwed up, because I know you've been here longer than 3 months like it says.

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I'm sure it is a lack of desire. Euro players just don't have the same drive for hockey as North American players do. Right?

It's not a lack of drive that differentiates the 2 as much as a different style. Puck possession is a Euro players dream system... Old schooled hard nosed, take a lump give a lump style thats needed when the puck possession isn't working does not suit most Euro players!

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The Red Wings jumped the shark last year when Staal went around Rafalski for the short handed goal in the finals. They haven't been the same since.

They've had an amazing run, one of the most amazing in all of sports. All good things must come to an end.

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The Red Wings jumped the shark last year when Staal went around Rafalski for the short handed goal in the finals. They haven't been the same since.

They've had an amazing run, one of the most amazing in all of sports. All good things must come to an end.

You're making us all suicidal :(

I wonder how long time it will take to get back to the quality this latest run have had 1 bounce back season? 3years? 5years? 10years?

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I'm hoping it's just this one year. We've got the talent, but those injuries really hurt us before, and it's hard to come back and not be frustrated by that.

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I love your sig. Where did you get such a fascinating idea?

Also, your account is screwed up, because I know you've been here longer than 3 months like it says.

I changed my account name from one L to two.

Also thank you for the inspiration. :lol:

Edited by Doc Holliday

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I changed my account name from one L to two.

Also thank you for the inspiration. :lol:

What if Lilja shaves again?

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