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#2089484 1/2 GDT: Flyers 3 at Red Wings 2

Posted by 55fan on 02 January 2011 - 06:41 PM

Of course you dont care,your a bandwagon fan :D

Kris Draper called. He wants his likeness back.

#2089408 1/2 GDT: Flyers 3 at Red Wings 2

Posted by 55fan on 02 January 2011 - 06:16 PM


#2089144 1/2 GDT: Flyers 3 at Red Wings 2

Posted by 55fan on 02 January 2011 - 12:11 PM

At first I wondered why we had a half GDT, but then I figured it out.

Go Wings.
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#2089141 1/2 GDT: Flyers 3 at Red Wings 2

Posted by 55fan on 02 January 2011 - 12:01 PM

Because Howard is in a little slump and he is the future goalie of the organization. Ozzie wont be our guy going into playoffs and likely wont even be on the team next year. I don't know why so many people think he should start as much as Howard.

I'll be at this game, looking forward to seeing Tatar and Mursak live in action. I hope the wings win.

I can't speak for others, but I would like to see Ozzie have a few more starts because A) Howard needs a bit of rest now and again so he will be fresher for the playoffs and B) if, God forbid, anything happens to Howie, we need Ozzie to be rust-free.

#2088954 1/1 GDT: 2011 Winter Classic

Posted by 55fan on 01 January 2011 - 10:52 PM

That's not the point. It's not needed in the outdoor game either.

How the wind blows can (note CAN, not that it always does) have a huge effect on the play. Ask your kids what it's like with the wind blowing in your face as opposed to your back.

Switching (or having the option of switching) just makes it more fair in games where there are elements such as wind, blowing snow, or rain.

However, it's just outdoor games, so it's not a big deal.

Congrats, Caps. Nice watching the game with you folks. I'm off to work.

#2088741 1/1 GDT: 2011 Winter Classic

Posted by 55fan on 01 January 2011 - 09:17 PM

They compared Frazier and Ali, who fought in man to man combat 3 times, as the best boxers in the world.

Somehow, Ovi and Crosby is comparable?

NBC should suck a c*ck.

They're under contract for Sid's.

#2088685 1/1 GDT: 2011 Winter Classic

Posted by 55fan on 01 January 2011 - 08:44 PM

It was weird watching the replay of the wings-hawks winter classic. I saw this guy named Hudler drive the net and weave in and out players.

Was the wind at his back? That makes all the difference, you know.

#2088589 Big game Sunday

Posted by 55fan on 01 January 2011 - 06:49 PM

Why the hell not? They win games every week that you tell us they are going to lose.

And still, people try to stifle him.
Don't mess with success.

#2088402 January Desktop Wallpaper Now Available!

Posted by 55fan on 01 January 2011 - 09:16 AM

Delightful! I'm a bit partial to Kronner. Excellent choice.

#2086634 12/29 GDT: Red Wings 7 at Stars 3

Posted by 55fan on 29 December 2010 - 04:15 PM

Wings win 4-1

Wings: Mursak, Hudler, Kindl, Helm (because that's all that's left)
Stars: Kronner breaks a stick attempting to clear. The puck goes off Flip's butt, is fanned by Bertuzzi, the breeze from which redirects the puck and sends it bouncing off Ott's skate and into the net.

#2084590 I'm Boycotting the Winter Classic...

Posted by 55fan on 26 December 2010 - 04:19 PM

I guess you neglected to bother reading the thread title, much less it's contents.

I have been following the entire thread and have read the title. To recap: You are boycotting the Winter Classic and will go to any lengths to keep telling us this.

Now someone chimes in with a different opinion. Throughout the thread different people (myself included) have expressed interest in watching this particular game. I have no problem with those who don't wish to watch, but it seems you have a problem with those who do.

I guess you neglected to bother to remember that this is a discussion board.

#2084476 Merry Christmas to all

Posted by 55fan on 25 December 2010 - 05:26 PM

I got my annual Red Wings calendar.

#2083419 So who remembers the 85-86 season?

Posted by 55fan on 23 December 2010 - 10:18 AM

Those were my heavy drug years. Didn't get clean until '87. Had I known that somewhere in NS Sid the Kid was being born, I might not have sobered up.

In all honesty, that was before I had internet and cable tv. Following the team was next to impossible. I just knew from some of dad's friends who still had family in Detroit that things weren't going well, but that we had some new kid that was going to save the day.

Being a Lions fan, I didn't believe it.

For all of you who sat through the games, cheered on the team, and believed that someday they would rise again, I salute you. You are the backbone of the team.

#2082231 I'm Boycotting the Winter Classic...

Posted by 55fan on 21 December 2010 - 11:21 AM

Wear safety goggles, raincoat, condom, and galoshes... You should be safe from the creme fraiche then

What is this MASTER BS?

Are you like a sissy boy who dresses up in woman's panties, gag ball in your mouth, and like being dominated?

The use of the title Master is a time-honoured tradition when addressing boys under the age of 13.

#2081435 Little Things That Make You Happy

Posted by 55fan on 19 December 2010 - 06:15 PM

Going Christmas caroling. We went out to carol for a 103-year-old lady from church. She lived on her own until she was 102, then she fell so she moved in with her daughter on her farm. She is mentally sharp as ever, but she has been using a wheelchair lately.

Since they live 40 miles out, they don't get to church much in the winter. So we went out to her.

She's just the sweetest lady, and we had fun doing it.