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#2033147 Babcock's Take

Posted by jollymania on 13 September 2010 - 10:10 PM

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#2033119 Babcock's Take

Posted by Guest on 13 September 2010 - 08:07 PM

We very often take Mike for granted. He may very well be the best coach in the league.


#2033076 Babcock's Take

Posted by cupforwings on 13 September 2010 - 04:11 PM

If you're going to copy and paste the whole article (which is discouraged on this board)... think you could take 10 seconds to make it readable? Posted Image


Seriously? There was one thing out of place. Those types of comments are discouraged on this board.


#2033023 Babcock's Take

Posted by Din758 on 13 September 2010 - 01:16 PM

babcocks death stare + "were back" comment = the entire league simultaneously s***ting their pants


#2033201 Devils fined and have 2 draft picks taken

Posted by egroen on 14 September 2010 - 08:39 AM

Is it possible for the Devils to argue this punishment? This seems in no way fair to them. They certainly aren't the first team to circumvent and the NHL pretty much agrees with that assessment based on their looking into Luongo's and Hossa's contracts, as well as the fact that the amended rules go against multiple players' contracts throughout the league (which are being grandfathered in, apparently). If punishments are going out, why only the Devils? If you can't rightfully justify punishing all teams that circumvented the cap (which you can't) then don't punish anyone.

No, once the arbitrator deems it cap circumvention the commissioner has sole discretion to hand out the punishment... Which is binding and cannot be appealed.

Can you imagine Bettman's reception in New Jersey were the Devils to win the Cup? Lol


#2032959 NHL preparing for work stoppage with refs

Posted by cusimano_brothers on 13 September 2010 - 07:40 AM

So, the idea is that fans will now have to pay money to see a game with men who they've never heard of before?
Isn't that what they'll be doing in Chicago this season?


#2033115 NHL preparing for work stoppage with refs

Posted by pjgj13 on 13 September 2010 - 07:44 PM

Thought I saw some NHL refs officiating the Lions game yesterday!!


#2032793 Rod Brind'Amour retiring

Posted by thedisappearer on 12 September 2010 - 04:17 PM

Congrats on a great career, Rod. Glad to see the Carolina franchise doing the right thing by him.


#2032818 #DanEllisProblems

Posted by FireCaptain on 12 September 2010 - 06:08 PM

What a ******... He also bashes the city of Detroit.

Oh, the self-righteous indignation!

You do realize that myself and the other folks from down south (Tennessee and beyond) have to suffer through all the redneck/hillbilly nonsense EVERY time that the Wings play in Nashville, right?

So, this whole "he's picking on Detroit!", rings very hollow.


#2032566 Free Agency Thread

Posted by hooon on 11 September 2010 - 12:42 PM

From TSN :



From TSN :


Fedotenko will fit in perfectly with the Rangers.... a somewhat talented player who plays hard about 15% of the time.


#2032361 Line excitement

Posted by Guest on 10 September 2010 - 01:01 PM

I think the lines will look different after a few weeks if they dont have a very solid record, babcock loves to change things up


#2032555 #DanEllisProblems

Posted by Hockeytown0001 on 11 September 2010 - 11:18 AM

"I'm gonna take my talents to Florida...."


#2032525 Question about training camp roster

Posted by thedisappearer on 11 September 2010 - 01:01 AM

:clap:

I've finally been around long enough to make the joke. :)


#2032530 NHL preparing for work stoppage with refs

Posted by Buppy on 11 September 2010 - 01:51 AM

Yeah, unfortunately, nothing is better than NHL refs. And I mean that literally. "Nothing" would be pretty big improvement over NHL refs. :ph34r:


#2032469 NHL preparing for work stoppage with refs

Posted by edicius on 10 September 2010 - 06:21 PM

The ones in the minor leagues are worlds worse than the current refs.


None of them have been shot in Detroit though, right? That already gives us a leg up.