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#2517008 ECQF - Game 5 - Red Wings at Bruins - 3:00 PM EST

Posted by GoWings1905 on 26 April 2014 - 04:38 PM

Does Marchand ever just play hockey?


#2516934 ECQF - Game 5 - Red Wings at Bruins - 3:00 PM EST

Posted by GoWings1905 on 26 April 2014 - 04:27 PM

I wouldn't care if Franzen, Alfie and Legwand all never played another game for the Red Wings. Just don't see what any of them provide going forward.


#2516862 ECQF - Game 5 - Red Wings at Bruins - 3:00 PM EST

Posted by GoWings1905 on 26 April 2014 - 04:18 PM

Buyout Franzen rightf****** now. Don't even let him fly home with the team since he didn't bother to show up and play.


#2516286 ECQF - Game 5 - Red Wings at Bruins - 3:00 PM EST

Posted by GoWings1905 on 26 April 2014 - 02:10 PM

Oh good, Eddie gets to call a possible Wings elimination game.

Better have a second pair of pants ready for him.


#2515627 ECQF - Game 4 - Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2 (F/OT)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 24 April 2014 - 10:38 PM

Babs' obsession with Glendening has gone too far. He lost practically every faceoff tonight and yet was always out there for draws in the defensive zone. Why wouldn't you try Legwand, since there are two centers on that line anyways? Glendening lost the draw cleanly on the Bruins power play goal too, which is where the momentum in the game changed entirely.

The 4th line and Kindl/Lashoff pairing were huge liabilities in this game and they have nowhere to hide against the Bruins.


#2515356 ECQF - Game 4 - Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2 (F/OT)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 24 April 2014 - 09:26 PM

How do so many scoring chances end up on Quincey's stick? It's really noticeable now bad the d-men are at getting pucks through to the net.


#2515328 ECQF - Game 4 - Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2 (F/OT)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 24 April 2014 - 09:18 PM

The Wings better find a push here real soon. They aren't challenging Rask at all. Weak wrist shots from the perimeter aren't going to get it done.


#2515151 ECQF - Game 4 - Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2 (F/OT)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 24 April 2014 - 08:17 PM

Somebody please hurt Marchand for real since he likes faking it anyways.


#2514457 Ouellet recalled; Kronwall not skating

Posted by GoWings1905 on 23 April 2014 - 07:04 PM

Damn it Pav, have a son!


#2514327 Least Favorite Wings Players

Posted by GoWings1905 on 23 April 2014 - 11:54 AM

Franzen -- nothing worse than watching a player who could do more lazily skate around and say scoring goals isn't his priority.

He doesn't even deserve the playoff performer fallback excuse anymore either. Hasn't done s*** in the playoffs for four years now. So sick of watching this bum have fun for a handful of games and then disappear the rest of a season.


#2514206 Redwings crowd tonight

Posted by GoWings1905 on 22 April 2014 - 11:02 PM

The crowd was great early. Not a whole hell of a lot to be excited about when your team comes out lacking energy in their first home playoff game. It was still pretty consistently noisy even when the Wings fell behind, but there was hardly much to cheer about.

Not a huge fan of booing either and I personally didn't, but those boos after the first period tonight were entirely justified.


#2514203 ADQF | Game 3 | Boston 3 @ Detroit 0, BOS leads series 2-1

Posted by GoWings1905 on 22 April 2014 - 10:59 PM

Forgot to add it, though it should be mentioned Brendan Smith was terrific in the game. His confidence is on another level when paired with Kronwall. Such a smooth skater and has done a nice job leading the rush in this series.

Now if only there was a solution for the AHL calibre play of Kindl and Lashoff...


#2514199 ADQF | Game 3 | Boston 3 @ Detroit 0, BOS leads series 2-1

Posted by GoWings1905 on 22 April 2014 - 10:52 PM

Always fun to attend a playoff game, but that was a dismal performance by the Wings. Most teams feed off the crowd's energy early and instead the Red Wings handed the Bruins the game by not showing up the entire first period. Stupid too many men penalty and a pathetic line change just can't happen against a team as good as Boston.

Bottom line is the Wings can't score goals or really sustain any pressure against the Bruins. The power play moved the puck better tonight, but again special teams are swinging this series in Boston's favor.

Unfotunately, the kids carried the Red Wings to the playoffs and they now appear overmatched. Maybe a good learning experience no less, but clearly their impact hasn't been felt yet in this series at all. I can deal with the kids being exposed by the stage, but what's the excuse for the veterans? I'm done with Johan Franzen. I'm sure everything has already been said about him through the course of this thread, but he's a bum. No way do his random scoring streaks outweigh the stretches of not even appearing to care about hockey. He has been completely useless for over 20 games now. That's a 1/4 of a season where one of your "best" players hasn't even shown up.

I also don't see much reason to keep David Legwand for the future. It was probably a necessary overpayment at the time because of injuries, but he hasn't shown anything worthwhile of keeping beyond this season.

Took far too long for Babs to switch up the lines, but I'm not sure any combination is going to make a difference at this point. Eventually the players just have to go out there and score goals. Pav, Helm and Abby were the only forwards I noticed that brought it almost every shift tonight. Miller and Glendening work hard, but neither has much skill.

Season on the line Thursday. It shouldn't be a question in a home playoff game, but I would hope the Wings decide to start on time.


#2512970 WCQF - Series F - Blues vs. Blackhawks

Posted by GoWings1905 on 21 April 2014 - 08:53 PM

So, CSN Chicago showed a play where puck trickled into Hawk's net and Crawford grabbed it and brought it back. They didn't make a comment on it, what happened? Was it a goal that nobody saw and Blues' got screwed?


Eddie says it was just deception.


#2512697 ECQF Game 2 GDT : Red Wings 1 at Bruins 4 - Series tied 1-1

Posted by GoWings1905 on 20 April 2014 - 04:50 PM

Helm has been really good the first two games. Him and Datsyuk are the best forwards easily. Need way more from the kids and no-show veterans (Franzen and Alfie) starting in Game 3.