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#1 jeff48109

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 11:02 AM

Puck Daddy chats with Pavel Datsyuk about Red Wings, realignment, working at Tim Hortonís and Halloween

enjoy!

#2 ToMaToToWnWinGsFaN_24

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 11:05 AM

lol gotta love pavs
such a great guy :)

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 11:14 AM

Pure Pavel!!!

Great read, I loved this bit:

The discussions about the Red Wings switching conferences are continuing.
"On one hand, of course it would be great because we would reduce the number of miles we fly considerably. It would be interesting to try ourselves in a different conference. But until the chickens are hatched we can't really count them. So, people can discuss whatever they want. But nothing is certain at this point. I just hope we won't be realigned to the KHL."


Edited by Opie, 25 October 2011 - 11:15 AM.

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 02:18 PM

I love the jealousy that stems from having the best duo in hockey. Reading the comments on PD is epic.

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 03:32 PM

Classic. I love Pav and hope he never leaves.

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 03:54 PM

[Nick] is such a great player and a great person. You can always rely on him and take him with you on spying missions.

Oh, Pavs :lol: That is an important quality to consider in friends, I suppose.
"We've been in the same spot all year long. We won 50 games for the fourth year in a row. People think we're just hum-drum and boring.
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Posted 25 October 2011 - 04:08 PM

"The more work there is ahead of us, the more my eyes sparkle!" :thumbup:

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 04:42 PM

"The more work there is ahead of us, the more my eyes sparkle!"

I wonder how many other superstars would say that. I think a lot of people tend to underestimate Detroit's work ethic...

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 05:59 PM

Lmao

Niklas Lidstrom played his 1,500th career NHL game and you couldn't give him a present — a win, or at least help him score a goal.

"Of course, there is some bitter taste after games like this. We didn't play bad, but the scoreboard shows the score. And it's not just about special milestones, when you lose like that the effect stays. Nik was a bit upset. But we have to congratulate him on the achievement. It is a very big milestone. All I can do is remove my hockey helmet for him. He is such a great player and a great person. You can always rely on him and take him with you on spying missions."


Edited by 8 Legged RedWing, 25 October 2011 - 05:59 PM.


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Posted 25 October 2011 - 09:00 PM

Oh, Pavs :lol: That is an important quality to consider in friends, I suppose.

:)
Actually, that was a poor translation of a Russian idiom. A better way to put it is: "I would go to battle alongside him any day".

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Posted 26 October 2011 - 11:36 PM

I really enjoyed him suggesting that learning to make coffee was a great fallback plan in case of a lockout. His English has improved a lot as well. Love the guy

 
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#12 Kira

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Posted 27 October 2011 - 11:05 AM

Ah, that's my Pasha. He always makes my mornings better. :)

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Edited by Kira, 27 October 2011 - 11:11 AM.

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Posted 27 October 2011 - 12:54 PM

His English has improved a lot as well.


Being that they are all Russian, I am guessing the interview was in Russian and that article was the translation.





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