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#2398387 WCQF Game 4 GDT : Ducks 2 @ Red Wings 3 (OT) - (Series tied, 2-2)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 06 May 2013 - 09:44 PM

That third period was everything good about playoff hockey. Nerve wracking, but exciting and full of action that didn't involve the officials.

Ericsson winner in OT. He's finally going to get a slap shot off in time and to the net.


#2398188 WCQF Game 4 GDT : Ducks 2 @ Red Wings 3 (OT) - (Series tied, 2-2)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 06 May 2013 - 09:10 PM

The Wings are buzzing now. Problem is they miscue and it leads to a very quality Ducks scoring chance. Otherwise, everything is being controlled by Detroit.

Keep up the pressure and don't make costly mistakes.


#2397970 WCQF Game 4 GDT : Ducks 2 @ Red Wings 3 (OT) - (Series tied, 2-2)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 06 May 2013 - 08:18 PM

Bertuzzi has his legs it appears. Put him with Pav and Z instead of Sammy. Might be able to control the puck down low and sustain some pressure with Bert there.


#2397942 WCQF Game 4 GDT : Ducks 2 @ Red Wings 3 (OT) - (Series tied, 2-2)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 06 May 2013 - 08:12 PM

Come on, that was a nudge.

Call it soft both ways if you are going to subject the game to garbage penalties like that.


#2397770 WCQF Game 4 GDT : Ducks 2 @ Red Wings 3 (OT) - (Series tied, 2-2)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 06 May 2013 - 07:20 PM

If something has been beyond brutal all season, why are we sticking with it still?

Obviously in reference to Quincey and Smith together.


#2396687 WCQF Game 3 GDT - Ducks 4 @ Red Wings 0 (ANA leads series 2-1)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 05 May 2013 - 10:03 AM

Was at the game last night. The pre-game was awesome like usual and the atmosphere was electric. Unfortunately, everything after that point wasn't very memorable. 

 

- Didn't like the way Babcock played last change in this game. I wouldn't use top line against top line personally. I think it negates the one line the Wings need to have going at even strength. Let Filppula's line matchup against Getzlaf instead. They can handle their own defensively.

 

- Game was lost really in the first period. Too many chances on the PP and nothing to show for it. Why do they insist on making cute passes through the middle instead of shooting the puck? The guys at the point did very poorly getting shots through to the net as well.

 

- NHL officials are doing a real quality job ruining playoff hockey again. Nobody knows what a penalty is still on a nightly basis. Put the whistles away and let the players decide the damn outcome. 

 

- The Red Wings really miss DeKeyser and it was obvious. His speed and ability to move the puck out can't be replaced. The entire defense struggled with the Ducks forecheck and clearing the zone. They get pinned in deep and can't transition to offense because no one on defense can get the puck back and make the first pass out cleanly. Kindl and Lashoff especially broke down defensively. 

 

- Jimmy was good, even with the lopsided score. Could have been far worse before the Wings threw in the towel during the third without Jimmy keeping them in it prior to the collapse. 

 

Season rides on tomorrow night. Anything less than 60 minutes of desperate hockey will be disappointing.




#2395076 WCQF Game 2 GDT - Red Wings 5 @ Ducks 4 OT (Series tied, 1-1)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 03 May 2013 - 12:41 AM

With how badly the Duck's forecheck had the Wings frazzled in the 3rd, I want no part of White being in the lineup.


Agreed. White is the last of the three d-man options I want to see play on Saturday. Colaiacovo moves the puck well, so I probably prefer him slightly over Lashoff.

Shame about DeKeyser regardless. Stepped right in and played like a veteran. The Wings will miss his speed and sound defensive play on the back end. I thought he was the best d-man for the Red Wings in the first two games.


#2394938 WCQF Game 2 GDT - Red Wings 5 @ Ducks 4 OT (Series tied, 1-1)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 03 May 2013 - 12:10 AM

YES! What a beautiful play by Filppula and great finish by Nyquist. Wouldn't be how you draw it up, but it's 1-1 heading home and that's the only thing that matters now.

Can't wait to be at the Joe on Saturday night!


#2394842 WCQF Game 2 GDT - Red Wings 5 @ Ducks 4 OT (Series tied, 1-1)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 02 May 2013 - 11:59 PM

I'm not surprised that it's come to this at all.  Certainly our defensive corps stepped up, but we're still young and undisciplined.  Q&S should not be a pair. SHOULD NOT.
Overall, You're talking about a #2 seed that's been solid all year long vs. a team that backed their asses into the 7th seed and the playoffs. 
You guys all act like we're SCF bound when you know goddamn well we were praying for the playoffs!! 
...either that or you just like to bitchandmoanbitchandmoan no matter what we do.  f'ncrybabies.   yeah, you know who you are.


A 4-1 lead in the third should be more than enough to win a game, even being young and undisciplined. No one here realistically thinks this team is going to the SCF, but this series should be 1-1 right now. There's plenty of justification for being upset.


#2394766 WCQF Game 2 GDT - Red Wings 5 @ Ducks 4 OT (Series tied, 1-1)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 02 May 2013 - 11:49 PM

I think the Wings have to score on the PP with fresh ice to start OT or the Ducks are going to win this game.

Can't believe it even came to this.


#2394630 WCQF Game 2 GDT - Red Wings 5 @ Ducks 4 OT (Series tied, 1-1)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 02 May 2013 - 11:33 PM

Officiating based on the score. That's a blatant penalty.

Come on guys, finish this off.


#2394550 WCQF Game 2 GDT - Red Wings 5 @ Ducks 4 OT (Series tied, 1-1)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 02 May 2013 - 11:14 PM

Teemu Selanne is an idiot. Why do people worship him? Fits right in with Getzlaf, Perry, Koivu and everyone else on the team.


#2394417 WCQF Game 2 GDT - Red Wings 5 @ Ducks 4 OT (Series tied, 1-1)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 02 May 2013 - 10:33 PM

A penalty parade after getting a lead?

Yeah, this league is garbage and predictable. All the Ducks diving and they are still getting calls.


#2394216 WCQF Game 2 GDT - Red Wings 5 @ Ducks 4 OT (Series tied, 1-1)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 02 May 2013 - 09:38 PM

I didn't realize the Wings drew the Sharks again.


#2393092 WCQF Game 1 GDT : Red Wings 1, at Ducks 3. (Anaheim leads, 1-0)

Posted by GoWings1905 on 01 May 2013 - 12:06 AM

Ugly all the way around. Didn't even feel like a playoff game really intensity wise.

Need a split and way better effort on Thursday.