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#2667608 Money On The Board - 25 years worth of playoffs style!

Posted by 55fan on 13 April 2016 - 04:37 PM

$5 for a home clincher (per round)

$5 per win

$5 per shutout goose egg

$5 if the Pens, Hawks or Kings go out in the first round

$3 a goal for Abby (MSU)

$3 for an OFFICIAL Kronwalling

$2 a goal for Hank or Pav

$1 for each Larkin markin

$1 for each shortie


$50 for each Cleary goal

If you're in for Cleary, I am too.  One of my hamsters had the middle name Daniel after him, and he was a HUGE Cleary fan. 
I'll not go $50 as that could break me, but I will double my normal hamster stakes for any goal by Cleary.

#2667588 ECQF Game 1 GTD: Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning, 7:00 ET

Posted by 55fan on 13 April 2016 - 03:43 PM

Here's a video of them putting it on.



#2667533 ECQF Game 1 GTD: Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning, 7:00 ET

Posted by 55fan on 13 April 2016 - 01:14 PM

A small reminder for our boys tonight:


#2667498 Money On The Board - 25 years worth of playoffs style!

Posted by 55fan on 13 April 2016 - 12:10 PM

Yes!  I was just changing my sig today to reflect the playoffs, and I realized that I usually have one related to this.  Since I go complicated, I keep track in my sig.


Please, if you are a first-time contributer, don't be frightened off by my madness.  It is totally acceptable to just pledge $1 per win or whatever you like.


Once again, I'm pledging $1 for each goal scored by any active Red Wing after whom I've named a hamster, all of whom are now running in that Big Wheel in the Sky, and $5 for a game in which the other team fails to score on a goaltender for whom I've named one of the aforementioned hamsters.

The $1 will become $2 if the goal scored is the GWG, $3 if it is a series-clinching goal, and $10 if it is the Cup-clinching goal.


Rather than listing the full names of my beloved pets, I'll just list the names of those who remain with the team:

Henrik, Pavel, Niklas, Johan*, Jonathan, Drew*, Gustav, and our goaltender, Jimmy.

*LTIR players noted for completeness.


In celebration of my new vehicle, Danny, I will also give $5 for any goal scored by DeKeyser, raised to $10 if it is the Cup-clinching goal.


Go Wings!

#2667490 Random Discussion Thread

Posted by 55fan on 13 April 2016 - 11:44 AM



Who is who in the picture?

Kopecky, Datsyuk, Lebda, Zetterberg, Williams, Hudler, Filppula, Kronwall


Is it weird that Kokopuffs looks more like an alien than Datsyuk?

#2667481 2016 Round 1 Photoshop War: Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by 55fan on 13 April 2016 - 11:28 AM


Oh, the huge manatee!

#2666663 25 YEARS BABY!

Posted by 55fan on 09 April 2016 - 09:02 PM

The Wings have now been in the playoffs consecutively for half of my life.  No wonder this half has been better than the first.

#2663587 The person below me game...

Posted by 55fan on 31 March 2016 - 11:00 AM

Nope.  I'm so pale that I've actually been blinded by the reflection off my arm.  I do not tan.  I burn in blotches.  I've tried laying out but ended up with burnt skin.  I was sitting next to a friend once who had very dark black skin.  He put our arms next to each other and pronounced me the whitest Caucasian he'd ever seen. 


The person below me likes avocados.

#2661358 3/22 GDT : Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning, 7:30PM ET

Posted by 55fan on 22 March 2016 - 05:19 PM

Hahaha I don't know why I like this GDT so much!

Because it has the info we want in a format that makes us think that we're in the locker room looking to see if our number is there or if we'll be in the press box.  See y'all in the press box.

#2660652 3/17 GDT - Red Wings at Blue Jackets - 7:00 PM EST

Posted by 55fan on 17 March 2016 - 06:02 PM

This will be the first game played after the loss of my beloved F-150, Stevie.

This will be the first game played after the acquisition of my new Taurus, Danny (or as Loo calls him, Danny DeTaurus).


Let's hope that the turning over of a new leaf and the turning of the page will result in something other than them turning over the puck.


Prediction:  Wings win 3-0.  DeKeyser with the hat trick to prove himself worthy of having a Taurus named after him.

#2659226 The person below me game...

Posted by 55fan on 13 March 2016 - 06:33 PM

I use the knuckle method for the months.

The I before E method has so many weird exceptions.  (See what I did there?)


The person below me ate fruit today.

#2658026 3/8 GDT : Red Wings at Columbus Blue Jackets, 7:00 EST

Posted by 55fan on 08 March 2016 - 07:09 PM

Get out there and kick some Columbutts!

#2657034 3/2 GDT : Chicago Blackhawks at Red Wings, 8:00 EST

Posted by 55fan on 02 March 2016 - 05:47 PM

Go Wings.


Request #1:  Do not let Kane score.

Request #2:  Score a lot.

Request #3:  Win.

Kind of a request:  If you can hold of on the highlight stuff until the 2nd and 3rd period, that'd be great as I will be late getting home.  Of course, if 1st period heroics are needed, by all means do what you must.  I can always watch the highlights.


Did I mention that Kane must not be allowed to score?  I mean that.

#2655124 This or That

Posted by 55fan on 25 February 2016 - 08:16 PM


My dad had kidney stones, and when he was in to see the doctor there was a lady there who'd been through both and said the pain was comparable. 

With labor you get a baby, which I always wanted.  With kidney stones you get... stones.  Whee.


Maltby or Draper?

#2654936 The person below me game...

Posted by 55fan on 24 February 2016 - 09:58 PM

The only thing I support about him is his ability to unite people from all points on the spectrum in hatred of him, which shows that we do all have some common ground to start from and maybe if we avoid politics, we can work things out together in this world.


The person below me has owned a convertible.