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#2606095 Free agents this off season

Posted by GoWings1905 on 05 May 2015 - 10:51 AM

The Wings need a top pairing d-man and some size/goal-scoring ability at wing.

 

- This post brought to you by the years 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. 




#2604903 should mrazek get #1 tag next season

Posted by Buppy on 30 April 2015 - 08:21 AM

Goalies generally do not garner a big return. A goalie with a big contract for 4 more years and coming off a bad 2nd half and being benched for the playoffs certainly isn't. Trading Howard wouldn't solve any problems but could potentially cause one. 




#2602055 ECQF Game 6 GDT : Lightning 5 at Red Wings 2 - Series Tied 3-3

Posted by Tr!PoD#19 on 27 April 2015 - 07:38 PM

Rofl what af****** dive


#2590433 4/7 GDT : Carolina Hurricanes 2 at Red Wings 3

Posted by matt198913 on 07 April 2015 - 09:01 PM

Boooooo


#2588892 4/4 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Wild 2 (SO)

Posted by derblaueClaus on 04 April 2015 - 06:05 PM

Sens remaining schedule looks far to easy for my taste. Only tough game is NYR, and maybe the slumping Pens. Otherwise it's a cakewalk compared to ours and Bostons.




#2587091 Losing Streak affecting Babcock's Decision?

Posted by DSM on 31 March 2015 - 04:17 PM

At this point, I could take him or leave him.

 

I have a feeling Babcock wants to use his rare situation as a "Free Agent coach that wasn't fired" to gauge different challenges that will be presented to him. I have a feeling he might want to go somewhere where he gets the kind of control that Bowman got here after Bryan Murray was let go. Seems like Ilitch/Holland want to run the team as a band-aided and safe "Old Boys Club", than make significant changes to make the team better (like Bowman did after Murray).

 

....which leads me to my next point.....

 

The positive outlook I have for Babcock leaving, is that atleast SOMETHING about this team changes. Since the last lockout, the Red Wings have become the NHL's definition of insanity. The team has the same two goalies and six Dmen that started in the 2013 playoffs and most of the same forwards. There's also the same GM and head coach, of course. We even went into this current season with nearly the same exact team that barely made the playoffs and couldn't handle the Bruins in the first round, minus Alfredsson. "Oh but we'll be healthier, young guys will get better, Jimmy will bounce back, blah blah".

 

Wings fans act like Babcock leaving would be equivalent to Al Arbour walking away from the Islanders a day after leading them to a 4th consecutive Cup. In reality, Babcock has lead the Wings to win only three playoff series in the last five seasons, and they haven't made it past the second round in that same span. The way they're playing right now, it doesn't look like that is going to change. I know it's not all Babcocks fault, but when will some accountability fall his way? A new message might be refreshing, especially if the (likely) band-aiding continues.




#2585944 3/28 GDT : Lightning 0 at Red Wings 4

Posted by derblaueClaus on 28 March 2015 - 06:59 AM

I think It's time for the Red Wings to hire him again :

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Why not against Tampa ? LGW !




#2583985 Losing Streak affecting Babcock's Decision?

Posted by rick zombo on 22 March 2015 - 01:01 PM

I hope Babcock sticks around. I want to see Athanasiou and Mantha on the 4th line in two years and Glendenning Helm and Andersson in the top 6 playing realgud.




#2561990 Lines Thread

Posted by krsmith17 on 09 January 2015 - 11:40 AM

Unbe-*******-lievable... It was bad enough a few games ago when he was stuck down on the 4th line, but now with Franzen and Jurco out of the lineup, he's still down there?... f*** Off Babcock! Did he hit on his wife or daughter or something? What the f*** did he do?...

 

I get that he hasn't been great the past couple games but you're not going to get him going down on the forth line. Give him some linemates that can help him out for more than a game or two and see if he can put another string of games together again.

 

Putting Weiss in the dog house while other guys (Franzen) continue to get a free pass, is ridiculous. If Franzen is out injured for 2 months, when he comes back, you can count on Babcock putting him on one of the top two lines, "to get him going"...




#2552274 11/26 GDT : Philadelphia Flyers 2 at Red Wings 5

Posted by TheXym on 26 November 2014 - 10:13 PM

Gotta love that nobody thought that third line would be all that good, and they got all three stars.


If that stays as a third line and the other team treats it like a typical third line, Pavel will embarrass them.


#2540163 10/11/14 GDT: Game 2 | Ducks 3 @ Red Wings 2

Posted by Euro_Twins on 11 October 2014 - 08:32 PM

Same old Wings!


Ya same old wings. Getting themselves hooked and not calling penalties and all that's stuff. Amiright?


#2539247 10/9 GDT : Bruins 1 at Red Wings 2.

Posted by Bannedforlife on 09 October 2014 - 10:53 AM

I think it's a mistake to play all of the starters on opening night. What if they all get injured?! I think we should play all the Griffins tonight, and as they get injured throughout the year, we can replace them with the regulars. Duh.




#2530577 Next Seasons Needs/Team Future

Posted by marcaractac on 08 July 2014 - 10:15 AM

That be a foolish bet. Looking at guys like z dat Weiss and Franzen they're trending down injury wise. So why on earth would you expect it to be different? It's fine to hope and dream but you're basically asking for the sun to rise from the west...

 

The issues Hank have been having have been repaired. Weiss will be fine. He was stubborn and played hurt, and made things worst. He will be healthy and good to go this season. The extra long summer will help  Datsyuk a lot. There are also no olympics to cause him to keep playing hurt so he can represent his country. Franzen being out from time to time won;t be the end of the world with the depth in the system. In the end, it is highly unlikely these guys combined miss anywhere close to what they did last year. Wouldn't be a foolish bet what so ever.




#2530016 Hockey News: Red Wings D hunting

Posted by arag on 04 July 2014 - 06:29 PM

As long as his food expenses do not go against our salary cap it would be ok to have him on board.


#2529809 Next Seasons Needs/Team Future

Posted by Dabura on 03 July 2014 - 03:08 PM

Kronwall  Ericsson

DeKeyser  Quincey

Smith  Kindl

Lashoff

 

Woof.