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#21 frankgrimes

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 08:41 PM

Hate so say it, he is playing for our arch-nemesis but Jonathan Toews.

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#22 Sycsa

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 08:44 PM

Selanne. Glad he's back.

#23 Barrie

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 08:46 PM

Miguel Cabrera.

Edit: in all seriousness, that's a tough question. I honestly don't know if I have one at this point. There have been players that I've enjoyed outside of the Wings but they always seem to turn out to be assholes, whiners, or political martyrs.

Ah man you beat me to it, I was going to say Justin Verlander :lol:

Edit: I agree that is a tough question, because I like all the major American sports, I really don't watch games that don't involve my favorite teams. Outside of the Detroit teams, MSU, and the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League, my favorite players are Derek Jeter and Kobe Bryant :tomato:

Edited by Barrie, 24 July 2012 - 08:55 PM.

Lets Go:
Red Wings
Tigers
Roughriders
Lions
Spartans
Pistons

#24 TheXym

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 09:38 PM

Growing up here in PA, Mike Schmidt of the Philadelphia Phillies was a favorite. My dad is a diehard Phils fan, and Schmidt was as close to a Steve Yzerman in terms of class, leadership, and excellence as it got.

Back then the Phils did a caravan in the offseason with players and coaches that came to my town. Dad took me and I got to meet him and get an autograph. He went out of his way to chat with us for a couple of minutes.
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#25 St. Michael (the Red Wing)

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 09:43 PM

Toss up between Stamkos and Giroux for me...

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 09:47 PM

Jiri Hudler for the simple fact that he left

#27 irishock

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 09:48 PM

Henrik Sedin; I know he's a diver but still great player and person outside the rink.

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#28 Bring Back The Bruise Bros

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 09:54 PM

Jiri Hudler for the simple fact that he left

Post of the day.
"Ice hockey is a form of disorderly conduct in which the score is kept."

RIP Bob Probert
RIP Wade Belak
RIP Derek Boogaard
RIP Rick Rypien

#29 dirtydangles

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 09:58 PM

I'm going Datsyukian here and saying nobody.

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#30 Bring Back The Bruise Bros

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 10:24 PM

NY Rangers- Callahan, Staal, Girardi, Bickel
NY Islanders-Tavares, Carkner, Boulton, Martin
New Jersey- Clarkson, Volchenkov, Janssen, Barch
Philadelphia- Giroux, Simmonds, B. Schenn, Shelley
Pittsburgh- Neal, Engelland, MacIntyre

Buffalo- McCormick, Scott
Toronto- Orr
Ottawa- Neil, Alfredsson
Montreal- Prust, Cole
Boston- McQuaid, Thornton

Florida- Versteeg, Jovanovski, Parros, Gudbranson
Tampa Bay- Stamkos, Malone
Carolina: E. Staal, J. Staal,
Washington: Erskine
Winnipeg: E. Kane, Thorburn, M. Stuart

Nashville: McGrattan, Weber
Chicago: Toews, Sharp, Carcillo, Montador
St. Louis: Oshie, Reaves
Columbus: Boll, Dorsett, MacKenzie

Minnesota: M. Kassian, Konopka
Vancouver: Eh
Calgary: Iginla, Glencross, Giordano, Sarich
Edmonton: Hall, Eberle, Nugent-Hopkins, Hordichuk, Sutton
Colorado: O'Reilly, Wilson, O'Brien

Anaheim: Selanne, Beleskey
San Jose: Clowe, D. Murray
Los Angeles: Richards, Greene
Dallas: Morrow, Fistric, Eriksson
Phoenix: Doan, Chipchura

Edited by Bring Back The Bruise Bros, 24 July 2012 - 10:29 PM.

"Ice hockey is a form of disorderly conduct in which the score is kept."

RIP Bob Probert
RIP Wade Belak
RIP Derek Boogaard
RIP Rick Rypien

#31 thegerkin

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 10:28 PM

#20 BARRY SANDERS!!! :lol:

#32 FlashyG

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 10:29 PM

Loui Eriksson

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 10:32 PM

Since I'm a fan of someone else, can I vote for Datsyuk

If not, put me down for Neil

#34 MulesWillFly93

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 11:09 PM

Teemu Selanne (high five to my fellow Selanne fans)

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Some things never die.
Like up in the land of ice and snow,
They tell me that a Red Wing always flies.
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#35 luvmnger

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 11:49 PM

evander kane is up there....i think i have one on every team except the avs,pens,blackhawks,canucks and sharks (sorry stu).

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Dino Ciccarelli will always be #1

#36 1980s24

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 12:15 AM

Sergei Gonchar, would be a great addition to our power play and offers tremendous offensive and defensive skills. Next in line would be Anton Volchenkov.

#37 MabusIncarnate

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 12:32 AM

I'll repeat Neil here and add Clutterbuck to the list. I'm also a pretty big fan of Patrick Sharp.

Non-hockey would be Ryan Howard, Matt Kemp, and Brandon Phillips even though i'm a Braves fan.

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#38 wingsfan4795

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 12:46 AM

I can make a whole team worth of favorite players


Giroux
Parise
Stamkos
Brown
Kopitar
Gaborik
Richards
Other Richards
Duchene
Ryan
St Louis
Hossa

Weber
Suter
Karlsson
M. Staal
Del zotto
Jack johnson


Quick
Lundqvist

among others...

Edited by wingsfan4795, 25 July 2012 - 12:48 AM.

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#39 martinezsvsu

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 12:53 AM

Kesler, ryan, bufuglien, giroux, brown

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 01:06 AM

George Parros.
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