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Red Wings to Officially Retire #5 on March 6th


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#21 AtomicPunk

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 08:34 PM

I bet he doesn't cry. Stud.


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Posted 01 August 2013 - 11:46 PM

I guess he deserves it, even though he's a wuss that doesn't fight.

 

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 01:19 AM

 

Well, Patrick Roy will be behind the Avs' bench...

Curse my short term memory!  You are right!

 

This brings me to a whole new level of happy.



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Posted 02 August 2013 - 04:29 AM

They shouldn't put Lidstrom on the banner, they should put "Legend". 

 

He deserves to be forever honored among the greats, i'll never forget him and it was such a thrill to have such a player spend his entire career on this team and remain a part of it's brilliant history. Thanks for everything Nick and welcome to this new page of history.


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 10:51 AM

Thinking of coming all the way from Canada's east coast for this one. Have tickets gone on sale yet? Does anyone know how hard it would be to get 3 for this game?


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 10:57 AM

I had to do a double take when I saw the date. Thought there was a 2 before that 6. 

 

Well deserved by Lids though. 



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Posted 02 August 2013 - 12:41 PM

Nick, thank you! Your number 5 is being retired because you exemplified what it means to be a Detroit Red Wing.


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 12:50 PM

1, 5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 19, 99

6, 16, 91

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 01:13 PM

1, 5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 19, 99

6, 16, 91

 

Those last three may not be in circulation, but as long as Mike I owns the team you will not see them in the rafters.


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 02:25 PM

Thinking of coming all the way from Canada's east coast for this one. Have tickets gone on sale yet? Does anyone know how hard it would be to get 3 for this game?

 

there are some tickets avaliable right now on stubhub from season ticket holders but they are going for crazy money. going for around $180 a piece right now.

 

you can try to get tickets when they become avaliable to the general public but i'm sure that they are will all be gone within a few minutes



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Posted 02 August 2013 - 04:11 PM

Why on Earth are they waiting so far into the season to do it? They should do it during October to make up for not doing it last season. 


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 04:19 PM

Why on Earth are they waiting so far into the season to do it? They should do it during October to make up for not doing it last season. 


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 11:35 PM

All I know is that I'll be there. 


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 11:58 PM

one last big middle finger to the Avalanche organization!



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Posted 03 August 2013 - 09:39 AM

one last big middle finger to the Avalanche organization!


I hope it's not the last one

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Posted 03 August 2013 - 09:45 AM

I hope it's not the last one

Hey!  With the new realignment, we might beat them in the SCF instead of the WCF!

 

Wouldn't that be even more fun!



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Posted 03 August 2013 - 08:13 PM


"All done? Five bucks." - Pavel Datsyuk after an interview
"Very few cities in the NHL have the history or the following of the Detroit Red Wings." - Steve Yzerman

 

 


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Posted 03 August 2013 - 10:13 PM

The Avs are a nice choice due to the 90's rivalry that Lids was a part of, but I'm surprised it wasn't Tampa Bay so Stevie could be there. 


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Posted 04 August 2013 - 12:10 AM



The Avs are a nice choice due to the 90's rivalry that Lids was a part of, but I'm surprised it wasn't Tampa Bay so Stevie could be there. 


I'm pretty sure that Stevie will be there. Why the Lightning need to be in town for him to attend?



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Posted 04 August 2013 - 12:49 AM

Should have been against the Penguins purely to show them what class looks like.


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