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#761 HankthaTank

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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:26 PM

In Kenny We Trust.

Always. The fact people have the audacity to say otherwise on here is just out and out blasphemous.

Though the Malts umbilical has to be cut. (No clue how to spell that, feel like its close and weird enough of a reference)
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:31 PM

Always. The fact people have the audacity to say otherwise on here is just out and out blasphemous.

Though the Malts umbilical has to be cut. (No clue how to spell that, feel like its close and weird enough of a reference)


People love to bring in new faces, big faces at that. Come May though, they'll appreciate the fact that Kenny didn't strap us with some stupid overpaid underachiever, which I assume will happen to many this year. Then it will be the same thing all over again next July.

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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:34 PM

People love to bring in new faces, big faces at that. Come May though, they'll appreciate the fact that Kenny didn't strap us with some stupid overpaid underachiever, which I assume will happen to many this year. Then it will be the same thing all over again next July.

See the New York Rangers last 5 seasons...
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:36 PM

See the New York Rangers last 5 seasons...


No way, I cant wait to see Gaborik and Boogaard take the league by storm. Look out Backstrom and Ovie :ph34r:

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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:38 PM

Always. The fact people have the audacity to say otherwise on here is just out and out blasphemous.

Though the Malts umbilical has to be cut. (No clue how to spell that, feel like its close and weird enough of a reference)


This might make you feel better:

Holland has talked to the agents for Kirk Maltby, Andreas Lilja and Brett Lebda.

“I told them it’s in their best interest and our best interest if they explore the market,’’ Holland said. “We can have a conversation next week if they’re still out there. That doesn’t mean we’ll sign them.’’
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Imma let you finish, and your cap numbers are all good and all that, but imma let Kenny figure it out. Kenny's cap numbers were the best cap numbers this year.

#766 HankthaTank

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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:43 PM

No way, I cant wait to see Gaborik and Boogaard take the league by storm. Look out Backstrom and Ovie :ph34r:

I'll see your Gaborik-Boogey combo and raise you a Richards-Burish point fest.

This might make you feel better:

Holland has talked to the agents for Kirk Maltby, Andreas Lilja and Brett Lebda.

"I told them it's in their best interest and our best interest if they explore the market,'' Holland said. "We can have a conversation next week if they're still out there. That doesn't mean we'll sign them.''

I am not losing my mind losing a guy like Lils like some on here were for an entire thread, but I wouldn't mind him back for $1 mill either. In retrospect its sure nice that he is speaking with Malts and Lebda's agents but fact of the matter would be that they have absolutely no place on this team anymore. Those are the guys we need to let loose.
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:46 PM

And the Wings went from Pres trophy contender to almost out of the playoffs, remember the jump to fifth took one hell of a run at the end!


That wasn't because of the players we lost in the off season (Abdelkader was our 2nd line center for a while). It was because of the injuries we sustained. The latter half of the season when we had an actually healthy lineup we were the best team in the league.
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:49 PM

other teams who had significant injuries also s*** the bed


The season before when Mule and Z were out as well as either Lids or Kronwall (can't remember which) Hossa and Pavel carried the team for stretches.

Last season a hot Howard carried the team and a very solid to great Stuart played some great D at stretches.

All I am saying is injuries is not the only reason the Wings slipped in the standings, having no offensive depth hurt as well.


EDM was s*** before the injuries, so being #1 in man games lost did not hurt them.

One injury can derail some teams, while others have depth which allows them to keep pace, CHI put themselves in a situation where this year they have no depth to deal with injuries much like the Wings last year. The difference is the Wings had a full roster.

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#769 DatsyukianDeke13

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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:50 PM

Nystrom to Minny
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:51 PM

The season before when Mule and Z were out as well as either Lids or Kronwall (can't remember which) Hossa and Pavel carried the team for stretches.

Last season a hot Howard carried the team and a very solid to great Stuart played some great D at stretches.

All I am saying is injuries is not the only reason the Wings slipped in the standings, having no offensive depth hurt as well.


EDM was s*** before the injuries, so being #1 in man games lost did not hurt them.

One injury can derail some teams, while others have depth which allows them to keep pace, CHI put themselves in a situation where this year they have no depth to deal with injuries much like the Wings last year. The difference is the Wings had a full roster.


Funny how after the olympic break when we had our full lineup healthy we had the highest win % of any team in the league.
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:52 PM

Eric Nystrom signs with Minnesota. 3 years at $1.4 million.

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#772 HankthaTank

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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:53 PM

Eric Nystrom signs with Minnesota. 3 years at $1.4 million.

Great deal for them :angry:

Only 2 on the "wants" list left.
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:54 PM

The season before when Mule and Z were out as well as either Lids or Kronwall (can't remember which) Hossa and Pavel carried the team for stretches.

Last season a hot Howard carried the team and a very solid to great Stuart played some great D at stretches.

All I am saying is injuries is not the only reason the Wings slipped in the standings, having no offensive depth hurt as well.


EDM was s*** before the injuries, so being #1 in man games lost did not hurt them.

One injury can derail some teams, while others have depth which allows them to keep pace, CHI put themselves in a situation where this year they have no depth to deal with injuries much like the Wings last year. The difference is the Wings had a full roster.


Didn't we go on a 9 game losing streak during that time?

Edit: Nevermind, that was the year before.

Edited by Tr!PoD#19, 01 July 2010 - 06:57 PM.


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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:55 PM

That wasn't because of the players we lost in the off season (Abdelkader was our 2nd line center for a while). It was because of the injuries we sustained. The latter half of the season when we had an actually healthy lineup we were the best team in the league.


What was the reason in late November early december, when Flip and Cleary were still healthy, before the D took a beating?

All I am saying is to say injuries is the only reason is an excuse, imo.

A Jimmy Howard playing out of his head really helped make that run at the end of the season.

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“Told him if he wasn't ultra-competitive he couldn't come here. If he didn't bring it every day he couldn't come here, because he was going to hate it if he didn't, dislike the coach and dislike playing here.
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:55 PM

a very solid to great Stuart played some great D at stretches.

This has been almost forgotten by everyone. Stuart was a machine to start the year and then battled through his injuries like he does always.
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:55 PM

You would also rather have Prospal then Bertuzzi. You can't always get the impossible.


He signed for less than Bertuzzi did when we signed Bert last time, had better numbers across the board. Just saying.
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#777 Bring Back The Bruise Bros

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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:55 PM

Son of a *****!:ranting:
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:57 PM

He signed for less than Bertuzzi did when we signed Bert last time, had better numbers across the board. Just saying.


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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:57 PM

Didn't we go on a 9 game losing streak during that time?


NO the longest losing streak was 5 that season!

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“Told him if he wasn't ultra-competitive he couldn't come here. If he didn't bring it every day he couldn't come here, because he was going to hate it if he didn't, dislike the coach and dislike playing here.
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 06:57 PM

Stuart never gets the recognition he deserves on this team. He has been incredibly solid since we signed him
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