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#2616884 OT Changes

Posted by Hack & Whack Rule! on 27 June 2015 - 08:09 AM

Goalie vs goalie.

But the goalies have to play from the top of the circles, and elastic bumpers will be added in various spots five off the boards at the hash marks, blue lines, and red lines.
Get it done.


And they have to be moved by long metal rods attached to their backs and that extend out through the boards.

#2616497 OT Changes

Posted by mvanpop on 26 June 2015 - 03:08 AM

Instead of the shootout we should have 1v1

#2616228 Yzerman wins GM of Year (& other awards discussion)

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 25 June 2015 - 11:53 AM

So Hudler is now the classiest player in the league



#2616187 Yzerman wins GM of Year (& other awards discussion)

Posted by Wings_Dynasty on 25 June 2015 - 09:11 AM


Karlsson winning the Norris again is kind of the death knell for that award for me.  Don't get me wrong, he's a great player but even Sens fans acknowledge that he had a bad start to the year.  


The award is allegedly  "given to the defenseman who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position."  By giving it to Karlsson this season in spite of his bad Sep-Dec they've removed both the "all-round" part and now the "throughout the season" portion as well. 


If they were giving the award for best two-thirds of a season then it should be Giordano's.  Apparently hockey writers have about as long of memory as the younger members at hfboards.  If you've played well in the last month then you're the greatest of all time. 



I'm so done with that award it's a joke. The job of a defender is to well...defend and not play like another forward. Yes Karlsson is elite in terms of offensive ability but as a defender he is average . Keith, Weber, Suter, Seabrook, Doughty, McDonagh, Pietrangelo

Are all better at the defensive side of the game and yet only Doughty was nominated what a joke.

Price with 4 awards is deserved this goalie had an unreal season, also the Jack Adams for Hartley is great and of course the best for the last award the captain winning GM of the year is just awesome .

As far as the community awards just like the masterton everyone is a winner there but extremely happy for Z

Still think there should be 2 awards for best D-man. Offensive (The Orr Award) and Defensive (The Lidstrom Award).

#2615998 Yzerman wins GM of Year (& other awards discussion)

Posted by BottleOfSmoke on 24 June 2015 - 08:13 PM

But Sather isn't handsome and perfect like Stevie

#2615860 OT Changes

Posted by P. Marlowe on 24 June 2015 - 01:17 AM

bring back ties


I agree.



#2615830 OT Changes

Posted by wings87 on 23 June 2015 - 09:39 PM

Screw the figurative pissing contest. Instead have a real pissing contest at center ice. Closest to the goal wins. Also would be a great time for a beer commercial between turns...

" This contest brought to you by Miller Lite Lime, drink lime and piss the night away."

#2615458 LGW Moderator Problems

Posted by Jedi on 20 June 2015 - 10:26 AM

We've confirmed that the recent influx of spammers are actual people, not spambots or anything like that. As such, there may not be much we can do to prevent the occasional attack.

We have tools that make cleaning up these attacks extremely easy (one click on their profile and they're banned, content removed and ip-blocked). But unfortunately we can't use these tools until the spam posts are brought to our attention. That's where we need members to use the "report post" tool.

When a post is reported, the system sends an email to each of the boards moderators and Admin. That way we get notified, even if we're not on the boards.

One thing though, most of these spammers tend to attack the boards in the very late/early hours, when most people are asleep. LGW mods are just like everyone else, we have jobs and responsibilities that make it hard to be online at the time these spammers hit. So please understand that we will take care of the attacker as soon as we can, but it may be several hours before a mod can be online.

#2614041 NBC Sports chairman wants NHL ban playoff beards

Posted by amato on 11 June 2015 - 06:26 PM


#2611359 The return of The Mule?

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 29 May 2015 - 09:33 AM

Well you weren't the one regularly insinuating that Franzen was a homosexual malingerer either.  But that didn't stop plenty of people from doing so. 
Franzen, more than any other player on our team, has been singled out for personal criticisms which have nothing whatsoever to do with his play on the ice.  It's odd to see those very same folks showing concern for his personal well being now. 
Anybody can be criticized (justifiably) for their play.  But much of the Franzen hate has gone WAY beyond level headed scrutiny.

True. But I think that starts to happen to a degree with anyone who's become a scapegoat here. Ericsson, Cleary, even Howard the second half of the season. People were acting like Clearly's objective was to singlehandedly ruin the Red Wings and that he was a greedy, terrible person.

Franzen has just been a scapegoat for a lot longer than most so the bashing has gone further afield, though honestly I don't remember a ton of criticism's that involved his personal life. Though there have been plenty of childish insults.

Sometimes as a rabid hockey fan we forget these guys are real people.

#2613958 NBC Sports chairman wants NHL ban playoff beards

Posted by kipwinger on 11 June 2015 - 09:18 AM

Sounds like backpedaling to me.


Exactly what you'd expect out of a beardless pantywaist. 

#2613839 Here we go AGAIN - Coyotes, part DUH!

Posted by Helmethead on 10 June 2015 - 08:43 AM

They still have a team? Yeah they have uniforms and everything.

#2613544 Granato possibly renegotiating contract with Wings

Posted by wings87 on 08 June 2015 - 05:19 PM

Everyone is leaving now that Babs is gone

Not everyone... Cleary is staying.

#2612993 Money On The Board!

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#2612464 State your unpopular opinion *Mod Warning Post #'s 200 & 219*

Posted by Jedi on 31 May 2015 - 09:41 AM

We can either fight about our differences, or we can embrace them and happily eat Starburst together.  
Gotta love diversity.

I'll take the reds and yellows, you take the pinks and oranges. Problem solved.

Music that is newer than mid-to-late 90s is just not that good (by and large, of course certain notable exceptions exist).