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#21 TheXym

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 04:30 PM

Obligatory venomous mention of Jason F***ing Williams.
It's pronounced "Zim" not "Exim". Aw heck with it, just call me Scott.

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 04:54 PM

I thought he was talking about the time Lidstrom was injured and lilja and lebda were the first pairing.


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Posted 21 December 2013 - 09:21 PM

Tim Cheveldae.



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Posted 21 December 2013 - 10:42 PM

Not getting the definition of misfit. 



#25 KATIEBARTHEDOOR24

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 10:57 PM

Can I pick the 85-86 redwings... Plus the coaching staff.

Dead last... But damn fun to watch ;)

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Posted 22 December 2013 - 03:29 PM

Obligatory venomous mention of Jason F***ing Williams.

And yet he had not one, but two stints with us.



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Posted 22 December 2013 - 03:37 PM

Commodore anyone?


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#28 Kira

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Posted 22 December 2013 - 03:43 PM

Uwe Krupp?  Or maybe Max Kuznetsov?  At least he could translate English to Russian for Pasha in  his rookie season, so he did serve a purpose.


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Posted 22 December 2013 - 07:12 PM

And yet he had not one, but two stints with us.


I know.... I'm sure if my pets spoke English they'd think my term was his actual name. My wife was amused by it. She's not a big hockey fan, but she thought he was absolutely terrible.
It's pronounced "Zim" not "Exim". Aw heck with it, just call me Scott.

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Posted 25 December 2013 - 09:43 AM

all time misfit....Ken Holland! With all those lovely quotes he uses every draft, July 1st, throughout the season and trade deadline! He builds you up just to knock you down, you play the fool while he plays the clown! In the end, he kicked the tires and made some offers, but he likes our team!


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Posted 25 December 2013 - 06:55 PM

When you first mentioned misfit, my first reaction was Howie Young. But, according to the definition that is evolving in this discussion, he wouldn't qualify.


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Posted 26 December 2013 - 08:56 AM

I like Robert Lang.  He was kind of a misfit here.  He did well before he got here, but just didn't fit here.

At least he gave the Hobbit a hold to grow up in.



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Posted 26 December 2013 - 02:48 PM

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#34 HIFI_canadian

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Posted 26 December 2013 - 11:12 PM

Curtis Joseph. He was always on the hot seat, then again any wings goaltender is. 


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Posted 26 December 2013 - 11:22 PM

Mo Cheese.

 

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Posted 27 December 2013 - 03:34 AM

Jason Williams, Boyd Devereaux, Cujo (he got fudged), Tootoo (he hes getting fudged) Cleary + Sammy This year/Last year, Leino, Grigorenko, Calder, Cross, (This thread should be Ken Hollands screw ups)..... Most successful/loved misfit? Sergei Fedorov. 



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Posted 27 December 2013 - 12:43 PM

Jason Woolley


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Posted 27 December 2013 - 01:40 PM

If you mean a pesty misfit. I like Sean Avery.


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Posted 27 December 2013 - 01:40 PM

I was thinking someone like McCarty. I guess when I hear misfit I think of that kind of person. I don't think this was a thread about who the worst wings player or worst trade was, I think this was about who our favourite little trouble maker was

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Posted 27 December 2013 - 02:11 PM

When you first mentioned misfit, my first reaction was Howie Young. But, according to the definition that is evolving in this discussion, he wouldn't qualify.

 

Before Probert, before McCarty, before just about anybody else, there was Howard John Edward Young.  

 

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