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#61 Dabura

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:11 AM

Wouldn't it be completely opposite? Ken Holland strictly believes in developing through the draft and in-house. "Because it's Ken Holland" would normally result in him calling up Max Nicastro, instead of searching for an UFA. Nah i'm just busting your chops.

 

Good point.

 

OK, it's half-Holland. It's an "outsider," but it's a veteran (which, in my mind, means fairly old guy. Which, of course, Holland lurves.)

 

EDIT: Wait, are we sure it's someone from outside the system? I sware I read something about Paetsch somewhere earlier this morning.


Edited by Dabura, 22 January 2013 - 11:13 AM.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:12 AM

Watch it be Doug Janik.  

 

I thought about this too.


GMRwings:  "Well, in other civilized countries, 16 years old isn't considered underage.  For instance, I believe the age of consent is 16 in Canada.  There's some US states where it's 16 as well.  

 

Get off the high horse.  Not like she was 10."

 

"Some girls are 17 even though they look 25."

 

 


#63 Dabura

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:12 AM

What if it's Nick Lidstrom?


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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:14 AM

What if it's Nick Lidstrom?

 

Fat chance, he already said no several times to coming back, plus he would never make it back in time



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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:14 AM

What if it's Nick Lidstrom?

 

If it's Lidstrom, I'll jump for joy!



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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:14 AM

Fat chance, he already said no several times to coming back, plus he would never make it back in time

 

SHUT UP WITH YOUR LOGIC


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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:15 AM

Hmm, I was just about to go barge in to the mlive building here in Ann Arbor throwing my hands in the air requesting information about this. SOMEONE GIVE ME SOME DAMN INFORMATION. I can't even be productive on game-days, and then they throw me this information this morning? God. I can't even move from my laptop right now.

 

Haha, me neither.  I give it about an hour before my girlfriend loses what little patience she has with me as well.  HOCKEY!!!!!!!!!!!


GMRwings:  "Well, in other civilized countries, 16 years old isn't considered underage.  For instance, I believe the age of consent is 16 in Canada.  There's some US states where it's 16 as well.  

 

Get off the high horse.  Not like she was 10."

 

"Some girls are 17 even though they look 25."

 

 


#68 The Axe

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:15 AM

Play the young guys. We need them to get the experience. Who cares if Grand Rapids is depleted.

#69 radekas

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:18 AM

I've figured who it is:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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#70 Dabura

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:18 AM

It's Lidstrom. It has to be. It explains why we suck so much. We deliberately phoned it in, milked it, knowing Nick - being the great guy he is - would feel all sorts of guilty and come back to right the ship - ON OPENING NIGHT.

 

[dramatic music]


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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:19 AM

Seriously, what would it take to trade for Subban?

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:19 AM

It's Lidstrom. It has to be. It explains why we suck so much. We deliberately phoned it in, milked it, knowing Nick - being the great guy he is - would feel all sorts of guilty and come back to right the ship - ON OPENING NIGHT.

 

[dramatic music]

 

would Z lose his C? :(



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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:20 AM

Haha, me neither.  I give it about an hour before my girlfriend loses what little patience she has with me as well.  HOCKEY!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Oh man, our girlfriends could easily feel the pain together. Mine made the big mistake at buying me a subscription to GCL for this season (i know i know, we shouldn't have supported them but it feeds my addiction). Let's just say, this household has been playing hockey 24/7 whether I have it playing in the living room, our office, or our bedroom. I don't think she's seen me not watch hockey since the beginning of the season. i've been glued to every game watching over everyone. 


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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:22 AM

can we please stop saying Lidstrom, we would only be setting our selves up to get crushed when we sign a Aging Vet Dman who is currently playing in the AHL



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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:22 AM

would Z lose his C? :(

 

I assume this is one of the matters Ken and Nick are discussing AT THIS VERY MOMENT.

 

"And I want my locker back."


Edited by Dabura, 22 January 2013 - 11:23 AM.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:22 AM

Lebda suiting back up for the Wings. YAY KENNY! 



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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:22 AM

Seriously, what would it take to trade for Subban?

 

the wings don't have what it takes to trade for subban.

 

an offer sheet might be nice, but that requires a GM with balls.



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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:23 AM

If it's Lilja I quit.


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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:23 AM

Oh man, our girlfriends could easily feel the pain together. Mine made the big mistake at buying me a subscription to GCL for this season (i know i know, we shouldn't have supported them but it feeds my addiction). Let's just say, this household has been playing hockey 24/7 whether I have it playing in the living room, our office, or our bedroom. I don't think she's seen me not watch hockey since the beginning of the season. i've been glued to every game watching over everyone. 

 

it's ok it took me two days before i cracked and bought center ice... mostly because I work and miss the first half of most games but with center ice i just have to restart from the beginning and it's like its live :) plus i can just use a proxy to get around blacked out games :P



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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:29 AM

<blockquote class='ipsBlockquote'data-author="fat guy in a maltby jersey" data-cid="2344337" data-time="1358871773"><p>
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the wings don't have what it takes to trade for subban.<br />
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an offer sheet might be nice, but that requires a GM with balls.</p></blockquote>
What would we have to give up for an offer sheet?





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