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GMRwings1983

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#2347750 1/27 Red Wings 1 @ Chicago Blackhawks 2 (OT)

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 27 January 2013 - 09:03 PM

I told you guys Franzen was awesome.

 

Take that haters!!!!!!!!!!




#2347738 1/27 Red Wings 1 @ Chicago Blackhawks 2 (OT)

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 27 January 2013 - 09:02 PM

BTW, could the Blackhawks dim the lights in their arena any more?  

 

It's like a freaking bar.  




#2347712 1/27 Red Wings 1 @ Chicago Blackhawks 2 (OT)

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 27 January 2013 - 08:44 PM

Kronwall needs to stop being a red-headed stepchild and actually command this powerplay properly. 

 

I know he's not Lidstrom, but he is filling his shoes and he needs to be a better quarterback on the point.  There's no sense of coordination on the entire unit.  

 

And we know the second unit is too useless and undermanned to produce, so I won't even go there.   




#2347686 1/27 Red Wings 1 @ Chicago Blackhawks 2 (OT)

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 27 January 2013 - 08:36 PM

We should sign Mark Mowers to bolster this powerplay.  




#2347390 Ken Holland on TSN 1290

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 27 January 2013 - 12:56 PM

I think we're going to start seeing fans jump off the Wings bandwagon this season and jump on the Blackhawks. I don't mind, we'll see who the true fans are.

 

I'm going no where, I've been a fan since 1989, and a Tigers fan since 1983.

 

:rolleyes:

 

Right, because most Wings fans who are unhappy are actually future Blackhawks fans.  




#2347389 Brad Stuart destroys Gabriel Landeskog

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 27 January 2013 - 12:54 PM

Intimidation - pure, and simple.

 

Will Stuart go looking for another big hit now that he knows the other team will retaliate?

 

That's the point I wanted to make and you said it better than I did.

 

Intimidation.  Plain and simple.  Stuart will think twice about hitting Landeskog or any other Avalanche top player again.  That's exactly what the Avs and their fans would want.  

 

This is because Kocur wasnt on Stevie's line. I saw Perry go after a guy right away after one of his linemates got hit. I love that guy. He is like old school Shanny.

 

Perry is a ***** who can't fight.  How do you compare him to Shanny, who had around 100+ fights from what I remember?




#2347293 Brad Stuart destroys Gabriel Landeskog

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 26 January 2013 - 08:42 PM

The refs tossed a bunch of guys at the end before any "excitement" could happen too. Thanks Bettman!

esteef

 

Again?

 

What exactly is the penalty called?  10 minute misconduct for a future penalty?  

 

Remember that Tom Cruise movie, "Minority Report"?




#2347286 Brad Stuart destroys Gabriel Landeskog

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 26 January 2013 - 08:19 PM

Fighting after a clean hit is one of the only times I think guys should get 5, 2, and a 10.  

 

I know it's a little different because he's the captain, but i'm so sick of guys getting jumped after clean hits.  That's more of an attempt to take hitting out of the game than anything Bettman does. 

 

Honestly, I have no problem with fights after clean hits.  I understand why someone wouldn't want their star players getting hit with big hits, whether it was legal or not.  If someone nailed Datsyuk with a clean hit, I'd want someone to step in and make others think twice about doing that.  

 

As long as fighting is legal, so is fighting from clean hits.  Then again, I also want the instigator removed, so I can see how you'd be even more upset if that were done.

 

Oh, and I forgot what a terrible fighter Stuart is.




#2346956 1/25 GDT : Wild 3 at Red Wings 5

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 25 January 2013 - 10:07 PM

Did Cleary's breakaway remind anyone else of game 6 of the 2009, SCF?  

 

:confused:




#2345919 PK Subban

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 24 January 2013 - 03:26 PM

I agree. That's what I meant when I said the price would be high, meaning that they would want worthwhile forwards in exchange and really that leaves Helm and possibly Abdelkader.

 

Abdelkader, unlike Helm, is expendable.  

 

This team really seems to struggle when Helm isn't around.  




#2345415 Call up the kids now

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 23 January 2013 - 11:46 AM

Who are these kids?

 

Our farm system isn't as good as people here make it out to be.  


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#2345149 1/22 GDT : Stars 2 at Red Wings 1

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 22 January 2013 - 10:10 PM

If someone beat up Franzen, would anyone here be upset?




#2345035 Karen Newman

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 22 January 2013 - 09:33 PM

Maybe she's voicing her displeasure with the NHL lockout, and with Holland's offseason ineptitude in general.

 

You go girl!




#2344789 Jordin Tootoo: Usage? (6:57 TOI vs. Columbus)

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 22 January 2013 - 07:09 PM

I can only assume this is your Andy Kaufman-like commitment to pretending Lilja is a good fighter, because yes it was basically a lot of swing and misses and falling down.

I do admire your dedication to this bit though.

 

Souray fell down after Lilja cracked through his helmet.  The video doesn't lie.  

 

One punch TKO.  




#2344492 Jordin Tootoo: Usage? (6:57 TOI vs. Columbus)

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 22 January 2013 - 12:52 PM

I feel Tootoo is nothing more than a role player.  And while fighting is cool and all we need hockey players first and foremost, and fighters second.  And I think we have better hockey players on the roster than Tootoo that can use the ice time better than him. 

 

We don't have anyone who can play the physical game he plays.  

 

Helm would be the closest, but Tootoo is more physical and more dangerous to play against than Helm.  And Helm is seemingly always hurt now to boot.  

 

If you're looking to bench someone who isn't contributing in their "role", it wouldn't be Tootoo.  

 

And role players are very important to teams.  You make them sound pointless in your first sentence.  The Wings wouldn't have won any of our Cups without role players.