In appreciation of...
Posted 13 May 2010 - 06:49 AM
Edited by mindfly, 13 May 2010 - 06:49 AM.
Posted 13 May 2010 - 07:48 AM
Prolly similar to Montreal and the Habs, Boston and the Red Sox, and the other storied franchises in sports and their respective cities. Nice to think we has something special like that, eh?
Maybe each of my fingers is an undulating shrimp! It's a world of possibilities.
Posted 13 May 2010 - 07:52 AM
the 1996-97 and 1997-98 Detroit Red Wing Hockey Clubs, still the last teams to win consecutive Stanley Cups: Thank you!
Posted 27 April 2011 - 01:12 PM
Wonder if they would have won in 98' had vladdy not been in that car crash?
The answer is yes.
Konstantinov was the league's best defenseman. He would be replacing Bob Rouse on this hypothetical roster, assuming no other changes. The team without him was Cup-capable even without Vladdy and without the motivation to win it for Vladdy. Having Vladdy instead of Rouse would have more than covered that difference.
Even better; Imagine Konstantinov wasn't in his crash, Grigorenko wasn't in his, and Fischer didn't have heart issues. We still draft Fischer and Kronwall...Lidstrom and Konstantinov handing off the reins to Fischer and Kronwall? Grigorenko was Ovechkin-level when he was drafted, and then in a car crash he shattered his femur and nearly died from an embolism.
Scary roster... in a good way.
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"I once devoured a monk's soul. It tasted like chocolate."
Posted 25 April 2012 - 09:43 PM
"Mess up tomorrow, don't mess up now".
- Harry James Benson, CBE.
Posted 25 April 2012 - 10:48 PM
Posted 26 April 2012 - 06:24 AM
I suppose that someone will want to add an asterisk* to this stat, to somehow or another, make it less of an acomplishment.
Posted 26 April 2012 - 06:40 AM
2007: Anaheim Ducks win, lose in the first round next season
2008: Detroit Red Wings win, lose in the cup final the next season, lose in second round the next two seasons
2009: Pittsburgh Penguins win, lose in second round the next season, lose in first round the next two seasons
2010: Chicago Blackhawks win, lose in the first round the next two seasons
2011: Boston Bruins win, lose in the first round the next season
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