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#21 eva unit zero

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Posted 19 May 2010 - 10:18 PM

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MOST OVERRATED SAVE OF THE YEAR.

The second chance was completely a result of failing to properly control the rebound on the first shot! Yes, the first save looked great, and the second save was a good reaction. But he never has to make that second save if not for his initial rebound failure. If he redirects it properly, the Wings might get to turn that back up ice and get a great scoring chance with Hanzal trapped in the corner like he was.

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 12:55 AM

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 06:17 AM

Wings were dominated by SJ in the goaltending area.
Howard was solid in round 1, but totally outplayed by Nabokov in round 2.

With a championship goaltender, the wings would be right now en route for the cup finals.



Maybe when he can:

-Control the rebounds.
-Stickhandle and pass the puck with accuracy.
-Fix that "ozzy-5-hole".
-Stop overplaying certain players in situations like 2on1s etc.
-Stay in position even when there's heavy traffic and not swim like a fish on the ice.


Had to be said, on LGW he's like Messiah and second coming of Patrick Roy or something.. GET REAL.



Yes the goalie situation in detroit would be saved if kenny holland traded for price but it's not even realistic so i won't bother about it.. i like ken holland in many aspects but i think he doesn't gamble enough, he's playing it all safe.. signing them UFA's and RFA's and maybe maybe sign an undersized 4th line player near league minimum e.g eaves/miller... *meh*



MOST OVERRATED SAVE OF THE YEAR.

The second chance was completely a result of failing to properly control the rebound on the first shot! Yes, the first save looked great, and the second save was a good reaction. But he never has to make that second save if not for his initial rebound failure. If he redirects it properly, the Wings might get to turn that back up ice and get a great scoring chance with Hanzal trapped in the corner like he was.

Laughing out loud at all 3 of you... :lol: :D

What's going to be even funnier is all of you will probably be so serious in your responses like, "WHY WON'T YOU OR ANYBODY ELSE BELIEVE ME?!" or "YOU'RE SO STUPID!" or "NICE RESPONSE *rolling eyes*" :P

Thanks for making my morning!

Edited by SouthernWingsFan, 20 May 2010 - 06:26 AM.


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Posted 20 May 2010 - 07:27 AM

Maybe when he can:

-Control the rebounds.
-Stickhandle and pass the puck with accuracy.
-Fix that "ozzy-5-hole".
-Stop overplaying certain players in situations like 2on1s etc.
-Stay in position even when there's heavy traffic and not swim like a fish on the ice.


Had to be said, on LGW he's like Messiah and second coming of Patrick Roy or something.. GET REAL.



ROOKIE of the year finalist, top 5 in GAA and save percentage rookie year, yup, no other team would be interested. I would hope to god howard has some things to work on because if he didn't i would be afraid hes a magical warlock since hes only a F***ing ROOKIE.

GO WINGS, GO HOWARD

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 07:36 AM

Rookie of the year finalist (Myers will win) because the wings played great team defense during a pretty long stretch when they had all injuries and howard looked alot better than what he really is.

Edited by mindfly, 20 May 2010 - 07:36 AM.


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Posted 20 May 2010 - 07:59 AM

K55 got at this, and i don't pretend to predict that howard will become a brick wall, but the dude is an NHL rookie. yeah, he's old for a rookie, but i don't see any reason to not believe that he can still improve on things like rebound control and stick handling. he's a rookie. datsyuk did not do his best stick-handling his rookie year; franzen did not score the most goals of his career his rookie season.

i keep reading people's comments about how howard has failed us and how that means we won't succeed in the future. i see no reason to believe that he won't improve. i'm not saying he WILL, but there's a good reason to believe that he might.

the j-ho we saw this year is not the best j-ho we will ever see.
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Posted 20 May 2010 - 08:02 AM

Just something I want to point out...

Osgood is a 3 time cup winner, and still some LGW fans say he sucks.
Hasek came to Detroit and won a cup in 2002, and still some LGW fans say he sucks.
Vernon backstopped Detroit to their first championship in decades in 1997, and some LGW fans say he sucks.
We could probably have God in net stopping everything, and some LGW fans would say he sucks because he gives rebounds up.

The bar for goaltending in Detroit has been set so high I don't think any mortal has a possibility of reaching it. That being said, I think Howard is going to be just fine next season. We shall see how he does.
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Posted 20 May 2010 - 08:11 AM

Rookie of the year finalist (Myers will win) because the wings played great team defense during a pretty long stretch when they had all injuries and howard looked alot better than what he really is.


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Is that a compliment to the Wings?

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 08:14 AM

Did Mindfly just say the Wings played Great D in front of Howard?

ahahahahhahahahahahahaha good thing I didn't have a sip of coffee in my mouth.

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So two of those three posters are not worth responding to in this topic.

And for any one to say the Wings were dominated in any category in a series that the 4 wins SJ did get were by 1 goal. The only domination shown in that series was SJ pp over DET pk, and game 4.


Man, I always do this, I tell myself I will stay away or just read in the off season, and then I go and get involved!

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 08:19 AM

Jimmy was very impressive this season although I wouldn't just yet want the guy signing on for 6 more seasons at $4 million per year...There's always the chance he'll turn into another Carey, or Raycroft.

On a positive note coach Babcock was on NHL Live early last week, and he had nothing but wonderful things to say about Jimmy, and his overall abilities as a netminder...It more or less gave me the impression that he'll be our #1 guy for many years.

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 08:21 AM

Laughing out loud at all 3 of you... :lol: :D

What's going to be even funnier is all of you will probably be so serious in your responses like, "WHY WON'T YOU OR ANYBODY ELSE BELIEVE ME?!" or "YOU'RE SO STUPID!" or "NICE RESPONSE *rolling eyes*" :P

Thanks for making my morning!


:clap: lol that was nicely timed my friend, I was just going to respond to all three as well.

Lets recap the scores Game 1, 4-3. Game 2, 4-3. Game 3, 4-3. Game 3, 4-3. Game 4, 7-1. Game 5, 2-1. First of all Im not arguing that 12 goals in the first three is good, but we got freaking rocked with BAD calls in the first two games. For the most part what Jimmy doesnt see Jimmy cant stop and the sharks did a good job in that area as well. He let in 3 goals in the remaining two giving the wings a chance to win. No need to talk Nabakov, he played well, just not why we lost.

Mindfly did you just say that people on LGW compare Howard to Roy then say we should get Price?? OMG, I see people have there views but Price over Howard? You have to explain so we can talk about this <_<

I also LOVE that save :thumbup: I just watched it again, then again and came to the conclusion that maybe My opinion is bias because If****** LOVE THIS GUY!! JIMMAYYY :!:
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Posted 20 May 2010 - 09:04 AM

As I've said many times before, Price is an excellent goaltender, he probably has the best technique among all active goalies and great goalie physique for post-lockout-nhl, he just need to change team to a team that generally play great defense and have real twoway centers and wingers helping down low, get his ass out of Montreal and the heavy pressure that goes on there and he will be a top goalie in the nhl.

#33 Z and D for the C

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 09:55 AM

As I've said many times before, Price is an excellent goaltender, he probably has the best technique among all active goalies and great goalie physique for post-lockout-nhl, he just need to change team to a team that generally play great defense and have real twoway centers and wingers helping down low, get his ass out of Montreal and the heavy pressure that goes on there and he will be a top goalie in the nhl.


You are so stupid mindfly. It's truly unbelievable. You really think if Price, with his 1-3 playoff record and his 12-20 regular season record and last year's 0-4 playoff record, could get off the horrible team that just beat the Penguins AND the Capitals would be one of the best goalies in the league because of the pressure that the rookie Halak can handle is too much for the three year veteran Price?

I really hope you're saying this to get attention. But either way, I can't wait for the day some other team to has more swedes than the red wings so we can stop dealing with your relentless bulls***.

Edited by Z and D for the C, 20 May 2010 - 09:57 AM.

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 10:39 AM

Swedes? I liked the 97/98 team much more than the current one...

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 10:46 AM

He's overrated and a not-so-good goalie, people just won't admit it, he wouldn't have a spot on any other team.


Yeah what team would want a current Calder Trophy candidate. I'm glad we don't have Duchene and Myers too or the Wings future would really look bleak. :rolleyes:

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 11:26 AM

Rookie of the year finalist (Myers will win) because the wings played great team defense during a pretty long stretch when they had all injuries and howard looked alot better than what he really is.



Oh for f*** sake. Give the guy credit. You are saying that he is a rookie of the year finalist because of the team in front of him?

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 11:57 AM

Wings were dominated by SJ in the goaltending area.
Howard was solid in round 1, but totally outplayed by Nabokov in round 2.

With a championship goaltender, the wings would be right now en route for the cup finals.


Have to agree with you on this one... It wasn't all Howards fault but his soft goals were terrible and at the worst times possible. If he improves he could become what we hope but he needs to learn to control those gigantic rebounds, close that 5 hole and stop scrambling so much around the crease. We'll see next year!

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 11:59 AM

I think Mindfly is starting to realize how much "fun" it is to join the species of Carmen and Eva.

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 12:05 PM

Titanium needs to get over his giant ***** for me. My posts are actually intelligent and logical.

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 12:32 PM

MOST OVERRATED SAVE OF THE YEAR.

The second chance was completely a result of failing to properly control the rebound on the first shot! Yes, the first save looked great, and the second save was a good reaction. But he never has to make that second save if not for his initial rebound failure. If he redirects it properly, the Wings might get to turn that back up ice and get a great scoring chance with Hanzal trapped in the corner like he was.

It's just that easy, eh?
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