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In Topic: 11/21 GDT : Red Wings at St. Louis Blues, 8:00 EST

22 November 2015 - 12:26 PM

Lowest of our regular forwards. I suppose you could consider Andersson and Ferraro a regular though. 2.5 minutes less than Tatar and 3.5 less than Nyquist. In this game, he played just under 12 minutes, while Tatar and Nyquist played about 17. LA game he did play more than them, one of the few times this year. One game is hardly enough to call a trend, especially considering tonight's game.


You say he can't play defense, but his defensive metrics are among the best on the team, with similar usage to Tatar and Nyquist. You say he can't forecheck in the GDT for a game where his forecheck helped create two goals. Yeah, he's small, but no smaller than Nyquist or Tatar. And he's producing about as well as those two.


If it turns out that Tatar and Nyquist do start losing ice time to Pulks, and he's not producing enough to warrant it, then a change would be in order. But for now it looks like we might finally have three good lines. Nyquist-Sheahan-Tatar has been a good line in pretty much every game they've been together. As has Larkin-Z-Abby. Richards-Dats-Pulks has been together 2 games, been our best possession line both games, and got a goal tonight. Let it ride.


And he has 11 career goals.

Don't try to reason with people. Pulkks is providing scoring depth this team desperately needs yet he gets blamed for all that's wrong with this team. How about blaming players like Abdelkader or Kronwall who are top minute players who look between mediocre and hot garbage instead of a rookie?

In Topic: 11/21 GDT : Red Wings at St. Louis Blues, 8:00 EST

21 November 2015 - 11:04 PM

I hope the plan is to pad Pulkinnen's stats and trade him. Blashill's use of him this year is like Babs with Glendening.... and Blash's use of glendening 


Yeah, I mean 10 points, on pace for 25/40 this year is terrible out of a rookie. And I mean Detroit has no problem scoring so they should get rid of their players that can score.

In Topic: Jeff Blashill = Dave Lewis 2.0 / Coaching Change

16 November 2015 - 10:23 AM

Z, Pav,Larkin, Richards, Sheahan, Helm, AA, Glendening is pretty damn good center depth to me.


You'll say that some of those guys aren't playing center.

In that case, Pav, Z, Richards(or Shea) Glendening is pretty damn good.


really don't think center depth is a problem. Defence is, but we have a great goaltending duo that will cover up somewhat for that.


I think that offensive chemistry is an issue and forchecking/chrashing the net/


I want to try





Sheahan is being converted to the wing because he's not showing any ability to be anything but a meh center. Larkin is young and they aren't trusting him to be a center (whenever he takes a draw he has either Z or Glendening out with him, usually the latter which kills any offense the line could produce). That leaves Z-Pav-Helm-Glendening down the middle.Not really a great middle of the offense, especially since Z and Dats play together half of the games (home games) by all indications.


As for prospects, AA looks to be a Helm replacement. His numbers in the AHL/CHL have mirrored Helm's almost perfectly. 

In Topic: Jeff Blashill = Dave Lewis 2.0 / Coaching Change

16 November 2015 - 12:04 AM


Wings hit a patch and I have to read this s***. FML.

It's not a patch. It's the better part of decade of being irrelevant as a team.

In Topic: Jeff Blashill = Dave Lewis 2.0 / Coaching Change

15 November 2015 - 11:06 PM

Don't blame Blash for the fact this team is lacking center and defensive depth.


Don't blame Blash for 7+ years of Holland Complacency.