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#2302580 What's the point of the crease?

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 22 May 2012 - 09:54 AM

i would be more then lost without my crease. taking a crease away would almost be like taking the goalies stick away. as you move as a goalie your crease is kind of like your map where you always have a sense as to where you are relative to the net, by where your crease is under you. you would have to take it out in youth hockey and wait to enforce it in the nhl once all the old timers who were accustomed to the crease are gone. to just take howards crease away tomorrow would throw his entire game off, i promise.

Then the league should take the crease away in order to increase goal scoring.

It'll offset all that giant equipment goalies wear nowadays. Seems only fair since goalies are better trained now than they've ever been in the past. They have all the advantages right now.

#2302329 #8 Los Angeles Kings vs. #3 Phoenix Coyotes

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 20 May 2012 - 03:59 PM

Don't the dogs realize that everyone wants to see a New York/L.A. final?

#2302226 LA Kings as a model?

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 19 May 2012 - 02:45 PM

I can't disagree more with the posters saying that Abby is better than Stoll (or Stall as I guess we're calling him here) I would love to have Stoll as a Wing
As for modeling after the Kings, yea that's a bit silly in my opinion. Aren't we still a team that other teams model themselves after? (I'm lookin at you SJS). When the Kings play better than us for a long time then maaaybe look at trying out their system.
That said, the Kings show up for every game and have a lot of heart...wouldn't mind having guys that looked like they cared a little more.

Not to mention, Stoll is a right handed shot and a great faceoff man. Something we could use on the team someday.

#2302197 LA Kings as a model?

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 19 May 2012 - 10:59 AM

I doubt Abby could pull this.

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#2302110 LA Kings as a model?

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 18 May 2012 - 06:20 PM

Where does it say that?

In my post.

#2301107 Babcock and Holland want to keep Homer.

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 13 May 2012 - 08:43 PM

Ya! Thanks for noticing! Anyhow, someone is just going thru and negging everything I say now. It's not because they disagree with me, I know this because someone gets pluses for list the top 10 things Holland will say and I simply reply, nice to meet you Mr. Holland and it gets a neg. No biggie. When their son grows up swallowing a sword, they at least will know why...

Well, I was just guessing it was a pornstar. I wouldn't really know of course.

And I wouldn't worry about being negged or not. Hopefully this forum will eventually get rid of the plus/minus crap, but I'd just keep posting what's on my mind if I were you. There are many posters here who have a homerish love (no pun intended) for some of the players on the team.

#2301097 Babcock and Holland want to keep Homer.

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 13 May 2012 - 08:34 PM

Wow, lots of Homer love still I guess. At least by all the negs. Of course no one man enough to debate it....

Let me ask the negger, do you like the team you had last season? Sure they were 1st overall in February, but that was because of an anomaly. Think about this, they won an NHL record 23 straight home wins, yet still could not bury the rest of the league...why? Because they stunk on the road, their PP and PK stunk. Look how early the 2001-02 Wings put away the rest of the league and they didn't even sniff a 23 game win streak...If you can honestly tell us that this team, exactly like it was last season, is a Stanley Cup caliber team, then please, explain it to us, don't just neg and run. Of course, just like usual, you won't...

edit: I did what I could to bring everyone back to plus. It's asinine to neg someone just because they think Homer should retire...

I plussed you for having a pornstar in your avatar.

As for Homer, he probably should retire. He's accomplished a tremendous amount in his career and his given this team a lot. At this point, he has nothing to prove and this team needs to get younger and hungrier. I don't want this to turn into Draper and Maltby all over again.

#2299648 #8 Los Angeles Kings vs. #2 St. Louis Blues

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 06 May 2012 - 04:47 PM

where cprice

Wondering why he still hasn't seen his team play a Finals game in his life.

#2298596 Predators bench Radulov and A. Kostitsyn for Game 3 of WCSF

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 01 May 2012 - 08:54 PM

Does anybody actually think NHL players stay in their hotel rooms and read the Bible every night on the road?

#2298584 HBO 24/7 Returning for Maple Leafs @ Red Wings Winter Classic

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 01 May 2012 - 08:11 PM

I hope Parise and Parros will become household names after this show.

#2297082 #7 Washington Capitals vs. #2 Boston Bruins

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 25 April 2012 - 09:28 PM

lol Detroit, Vancouver, Pittsburgh, Chicago, San Jose & Boston all out... Suck it bettman

What's good about that?

I'd rather see those teams still in the playoffs being a hockey fan. Would make it more interesting.

Washington is still a good team for the league, but the Western Conference playoffs will be unwatchable in my book.

#2297081 Shorter Overtimes

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 25 April 2012 - 09:27 PM

Another short and faced paced overtime.

#2297058 Nick, Homer retirement, New Captain

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 25 April 2012 - 08:37 PM

C - Franzen
A - Zetterberg
A - Kronwall

Franzen would make a great motivational speaker for sure.

#2297049 Nick, Homer retirement, New Captain

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 25 April 2012 - 08:24 PM

C- Datsyuk
A- Zetterberg
A- Some Enforcer

That's how I'd do it.

C- Zetterberg
A- Datsyuk
A- Kronwall

This is what will most likely happen.

#2297048 Only hypothetical, Quick/Rinne

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 25 April 2012 - 08:19 PM

Howard has never beaten any goalie not named Bryzgalov in a playoff series. Until then, he'll have his critics.

I'd take Rinne because of his size and consistency. I think he's better than Quick in that respect.