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#21 kylee

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 01:25 PM

Metropolitan division....



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Posted 19 July 2013 - 01:34 PM

Seeing Toronto and Montreal multiple times on the schedule as opposed to Nashville is a beautiful sight. 


 
 
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Posted 19 July 2013 - 01:40 PM

Wonder if Lidstrom's jersey retirment will be the season opener against Buffalo on October 2?


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Posted 19 July 2013 - 01:48 PM

The East division names..what

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 01:53 PM

Wonder if Lidstrom's jersey retirment will be the season opener against Buffalo on October 2?

 

I'm hoping they do it one of the home games against the Lightning, so Stevie Y can be there too. 


 
 
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Posted 19 July 2013 - 02:32 PM

The names are another new low for the NHL, there are so many great players some love for the tradition of the game. Seeing Montreal and Toronto more often is a god send, 3 original 6 teams battleing it out can't wait for that. I also hope they retire Lidströms jersey at the first homegame against the Bolts.


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Posted 19 July 2013 - 02:42 PM

 

I'm hoping they do it one of the home games against the Lightning, so Stevie Y can be there too. 

Stevie could easily be there regardless of whether the Lightning is the visiting team or not.  For example, when Wayne Gretzky had his jersey retired in Edmonton, Mark Messier was there and was still an active player at the time and his team was not the visiting team.  If Messier can do it when still playing in the league, no reason why a GM can't.



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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:01 PM

The names are another new low for the NHL, there are so many great players some love for the tradition of the game. Seeing Montreal and Toronto more often is a god send, 3 original 6 teams battleing it out can't wait for that. I also hope they retire Lidströms jersey at the first homegame against the Bolts.

 

Only 3 original 6 teams in the division will battle it out?  Hope you're not leaving the Wings out of it with the Bruins, Habs, & Leafs being the 3.


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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:05 PM

http://espn.go.com/b...-division-names



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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:07 PM

 

The problem as I see it going with legend's names is that Orr & Howe are required.  Do you really want Boston not in the Orr division or Detroit not in Howe?  


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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:14 PM

Stevie could easily be there regardless of whether the Lightning is the visiting team or not.  For example, when Wayne Gretzky had his jersey retired in Edmonton, Mark Messier was there and was still an active player at the time and his team was not the visiting team.  If Messier can do it when still playing in the league, no reason why a GM can't.

 

Probably true. I just can't see Stevie attending if there is a scheduling conflict with the Lightning playing as well. 


 
 
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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:20 PM

Wonder if Lidstrom's jersey retirment will be the season opener against Buffalo on October 2?

Well obviously you didn't get the memo...

 

Lidstrom's #5 isn't gonna hang in the refters just yet...It's going back into circulation when Holland smuggles  Derek Meech outta the KHL.



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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:22 PM

Who wore 5 before Lids? Good trivia.

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:24 PM

Who wore 5 before Lids? Good trivia.

Rick Green?



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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:32 PM

Rick Green?


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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:37 PM

Unbelievable how many guys wore #5 before Lids!

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:45 PM

Don't they have the Metropolitans on the wrong side of the country?  Shouldn't they be on the west coast?

 

I don't know.  I'm still trying to wrap my head around going from the "west" to the "atlantic" without moving the city.


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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:52 PM

Unbelievable how many guys wore #5 before Lids!
http://redwings.nhl....ge.htm?id=44018


Thats a cool page! I'd be 49 or 98.

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 03:55 PM

I swear the league is ran by a bunch of orangatangs



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Posted 19 July 2013 - 04:05 PM

I swear the league is ran by a bunch of orangatangs


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