Jump to content

* * * * * 3 votes

Maple Leafs 2 @ Red Wings 3

  • Please log in to reply
647 replies to this topic

#1 FlashyG


    1st Line All-Star

  • HoF Booster
  • 1,250 posts
  • Location:Canada

Posted 17 March 2014 - 11:26 PM



Abdelkader is a game time decision, if he's out Landon Ferraro will be making his NHL debut. If that's the case I have no idea which line he'll be on. Leafs lines are an educated guess.

#2 hankzet40


    1st Line All-Star

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,951 posts
  • Location:Calgary, Alberta

Posted 17 March 2014 - 11:30 PM

Well not to repeat the obvious for the 17th game in a row but this is the season right here. Not a chance they catch the Leafs but would be nice to deny them points. LGW.

#3 FireCaptain


    Two words: Less is more.

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,185 posts
  • Location:Atoka, TN

Posted 17 March 2014 - 11:31 PM


Most nights, my posts are brought to you by some sort of IPA and a heaping dose of sarcasm.
Success has a thousand fathers, failure is an orphan.
We not score, is hard to win. - Pavel Datsyuk #13

#4 wings87


    Wake Up!

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,355 posts
  • Location:Texas

Posted 17 March 2014 - 11:40 PM

Love the Rob Ford pic, greatest picture ever taken.

"He usually shows up when the game is over and tries to be the hero. Puts his cape on and goes and flies out there." ~ Franzen 

#5 FlashyG


    1st Line All-Star

  • HoF Booster
  • 1,250 posts
  • Location:Canada

Posted 17 March 2014 - 11:48 PM

It seems the title of the thread was cut off.


Its supposed to be titled "There are no Playoffs...There is only Zuul."

#6 aflac9262



  • Gold Booster
  • 4,432 posts
  • Location:Warren, MI

Posted 18 March 2014 - 12:03 AM

This GDT is pure gold. FlashyG, you win the Internets.

#7 Vladiator


    1st Line All-Star

  • Gold Booster
  • 1,156 posts
  • Location:Perrysburg, OH

Posted 18 March 2014 - 01:19 AM

2 Points in Reg or we know the else.


Go Wings!!

#8 T.Low



  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,158 posts
  • Location:Bellingham, Wa

Posted 18 March 2014 - 01:33 AM

If Abby is out, move Pulkkinen up to the 2nd line, and Smith to 3rd line winger with Gdening and Injured Alfie.

#9 thegerkin


    Statue of Liberty!!!

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,611 posts
  • Location:Grand Rapids, MI

Posted 18 March 2014 - 01:47 AM


#10 cnot19


    1st Line Sniper

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 823 posts
  • Location:New Jersey

Posted 18 March 2014 - 02:09 AM

Huge game lets freaking go wings!
Get me a real fourth line Kenny!

#11 matt198913



  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,104 posts

Posted 18 March 2014 - 06:35 AM

Massive game doesn't even begin to describe his one. I thought they competed well against Chicago until that debocle of a shift at the end of the second. No doubt the same effort will be needed plus more. Go Wings get it done.

#12 frankgrimes



  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,630 posts

Posted 18 March 2014 - 06:55 AM

Losing this game = Leafs are more than out of reach


I have absolutely no expectations save for an honest effort of course.

Edited by frankgrimes, 18 March 2014 - 06:55 AM.

#13 puckloo39


    Never forgotten...

  • HoF Booster
  • 22,609 posts
  • Location:Austin, Texas

Posted 18 March 2014 - 08:29 AM

Thanks, Gord, you can still make me smile despite the circumstances.  Tootoo looks hot.  LOL~   Last game I said really all I wanted was a good effort and no one else to get hurt.  That last part.. never mind.  We cannot get through a game with injury it seems.  :confused:


Still hoping for the best out there, especially since Mule has thrown down the gauntlet.  ;)    Go, Wings!!



“Next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be president of the United States, please pay attention."

Best ever

#14 Hey man nice shot!

Hey man nice shot!

    2nd Line Scorer

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 504 posts
  • Location:St.johns MI

Posted 18 March 2014 - 09:01 AM

My favorite GDT this year lawl

#15 F.Michael


    Old School Dynamic Duo

  • HoF Booster
  • 9,602 posts
  • Location:Wisconsin

Posted 18 March 2014 - 09:09 AM

Anyone else wanna see Tootoo taken off his leash, and him creating some havoc?

'Evolution' created by Offsides

#16 VM1138



  • Moderator
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,324 posts
  • Location:Michigan

Posted 18 March 2014 - 09:16 AM

I do. I also want this to be Franzen's statement game. Take this Wings team by the throat and drag them to victory, Mule.
Check out my short e-book on the Red Wings' 1937 Stanley Cup championship entitled: "Nothing Could Keep 'Em Down." Please download it from my profile at Smashwords: https://www.smashwor...ile/view/victor

New e-book: The Spanish-American War: A Brief History. Relatively short, introductory read for casual history buffs and people who want to learn more about a forgotten war that changed America. Available at BN.com, Smashwords, Kobo, and Diesel E-Books right now. Same link as above.

#17 RedWang


    1st Line All-Star

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,268 posts

Posted 18 March 2014 - 10:07 AM

Smitty wearing a white (forward) jersey at practice. Ferraro practicing, Abby not skating, Bert is.

Lines so far:

Bottom 6: any combo of
Miller Glend Pulkinnen Bert Ferraro Smith Emdog

#18 MacK_Attack


    Old School

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 7,685 posts
  • Location:Ontario

Posted 18 March 2014 - 10:08 AM

van Riemsdyk - Bozak - Kessel

Lupul - Kadri - Clarkson

Raymond - Kulemin - Bodie

Ashton - McClement


Gunnarsson - Phaneuf

Gleason - Rielly

Gardiner - Franson



Reimer starts

#19 GoWings1905



  • Gold Booster
  • 6,605 posts

Posted 18 March 2014 - 10:14 AM

Hard to expect much of anything with that lineup, let alone a serious push into the playoffs.

Need a big night from Franzen and Nyquist. Goals are hard to find, so another scoring tear from one or both would be huge.

I really miss Henrik Zetterberg. I feel like just his presence alone would drastically alter our opinions of reaching the playoffs.
"To whom much is given, much is expected."





#20 DannyD



  • Member
  • Pip
  • 197 posts

Posted 18 March 2014 - 10:15 AM

Good lord this lineup is laughable. Who would've thought at the beginning of the season we could be playing a 3rd and 4th line of





That is... atrocious. I would like to see Smith play wing tonight. Just for fun, because really how much worse can it get? Maybe Mantha's team will crap the bed in the playoffs and we can get him in for a few games of experience before the season is over. 



Ferraro will be the 7th Griffin to make his NHL debut this season according to the Wings website. 

Similar Topics Collapse

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users