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Players you've always wanted on the Wings

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Watching hockey tonight I just started thinking about a few of the guys I would've loved to see in the Winged Wheel. For some that ship has sailed, others it's still possible but unlikely.

Guys like Ovechkin or (dare I say) Crosby would be obvious choices, but I'm also interested in players that are deeper in the lineup than that. Or maybe even guys you're a little embarrassed to admit.

For me it's:

Jamal Mayers - not anymore, but I wished he would've been on the Wings sometime in his prime

Pronger - you heard me. I'd rather be on the side of giving out the elbows than receiving. Plus the guy's a beast in the playoffs and an incredibly smart hockey player with a great first pass.

Kesler - a local kid and great two way forward. Seems like he'd be a natural fit for the Wings.

I'm sure there's others, but that's the first few.

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I have always wanted Mo but my wish has been granted. Others would be Backes, Luke Schenn, Keith Ballard, I have always wanted Avery back, Hjalmarsson, Kariya, Briere, I know im forgetting a few.

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It was Hossa since he was drafted basically. That turned out ok, sorta.

Iginla in his prime. Pronger anytime. Kasparitis back in the day.

HM- Getz

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Pronger

the other Miller

Wish we could have drafted Hedman (regardless of reality)

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Ott Talbot Kessel Parise Loui Eriksson Getzlaf Sedins Keith Green Doughty as a kid Mogilny Modano MacInnis

Housley Gilmore Roenick (ick) Jagr Leetch ... but my favorite players all were wings back then

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Marian Gaborik

Shea Weber

Evgeni Malkin

And after that goal the other night, think I've seen all I need:

Jordan Eberle

(I know, too early)

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Now:

Getzlaf

Kovalchuck

In their prime:

Kariya/Selanne in tandem

Hasek (wish granted, just wish we'd had him in his prime)

Sakic

That's off the top of my head. There are probably more under the beehive.

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Jagr and Bure from the mid/late 90's.

Now I'd really love to have Shea Weber, Kesler, Derek Roy, Evander Kane, M. Koivu and of course crosby/ovechkin :hehe: .

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Lot of the bigger names have been mentioned so I'll go with some others.

Paul Stastny

Zherdev, if Babs could get him in line.

Owen Nolan-in his prime, coulda fit in nicely with Shanny and Stevie

Probably a lot more I can't think of right now.

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Hasek in his prime would have been a dream for me.

The year of the draft lottery I was REALLY hoping the Wings would get the first pick and take Crosby. Some other players I would take right now would be Chris Pronger, Ryan Miller, Shane Doan, Alexander Frolov, I would love to have locked Hossa up long term, and of course Drew Doughtery would be an AWESOME addition. I thought realisticly Maxim Afinegenov would have been an interesting addtion this year or last.

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