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#2639721 Larkin for ...

Posted by Z and D for the C on 27 November 2015 - 08:07 PM

I wouldn't trade Larkin for anyone in the league without some incentive (like a pick or another player). Why do it? It's his first time playing in the NHL and he's leading our team in goals. He's 19.

#2637196 11/14 GDT : Red Wings at Boston Bruins, 7:00 EST

Posted by Z and D for the C on 15 November 2015 - 01:16 AM


This is the problem. How do we fix it? Is it about making more space - and we do we need for that, more speed? I don't know. But hitting the backboards and the posts seems like it's becoming a theme.


Teams always have way more shot attempts than actual shots, it's the way of the game. The problem isn't their shot accuracy it's that they have terrible possession numbers. They're at the bottom of the league in shots attempts per game as well and it's because they never have the puck because they can't complete a pass 80% of the time.

#2633026 10/24 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Canucks 2 (OT)

Posted by Z and D for the C on 24 October 2015 - 10:58 PM

Has anyone noticed that the Wings can't even complete a pass? It's like the second they get the puck on their stick they just have to throw it to the player furthest up the ice.


I'm worried it's just Blash's system at this point. The players are hustling, they're not being lazy, they're just making terrible s***ty plays. Defensive zone coverage is awful and no one has any puck support. All other teams have to do is rush the puck carrier and we do something stupid with it and turn it over every time.

#2631038 I think this might be finally it for the Mule, Sadly

Posted by Z and D for the C on 15 October 2015 - 06:49 PM

I really feel bad for him, I was actually excited to see how he does this season, I was optimistic. He seemed really energized to play in the few games he was in. He shouldn't play again until he goes a few months without symptoms instead of just a couple weeks.

#2629567 10/9 GDT : @ Red Wings 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 0

Posted by Z and D for the C on 09 October 2015 - 09:38 PM

Babs would have convinced Holland that The Kid needed to stay in the A.


At the very lest he would have never been playing with Z on the first line. I'm so glad we have a new coach.


It looked like a different Wings team. They hustled their asses off and looked truly hungry. I can't wait for the rest of this season.

#2620429 New Ultra-Enhanced Video/Renderings of the Arena District

Posted by Z and D for the C on 13 July 2015 - 09:26 PM

I think he has a good point but Detroit is in a unique situation. A) it's more than just a new arena (it's a whole new neighborhood) and B) It's going in a blighted area. It's not just replacing something in the city, it's adding to the city. That is the difference.

#2609557 Dylan Larkin turning pro... will play for GR immediately

Posted by Z and D for the C on 21 May 2015 - 07:10 PM

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Big Trade Coming? hmmm

Probably complete speculation. "Detroit has a lot of forwards, so a trade would make since therefor it means that there is one coming even though I have no real evidence".

#2607156 Babcock granted permission to talk to other teams

Posted by Z and D for the C on 11 May 2015 - 10:59 AM

This is insane. Let the guy go. We've made it past the first round once in the last five years, we obviously need some changes.

Agreed. Babcock is completely overrated. He has won at all levels, yeah, but he's had completely stacked teams. I could win at the Olympics if I had Canada's team. The Red Wings have completely underperformed with him as head coach. I don't even want Blashill if he is just like Babcock.

#2605954 Jim Devellano on Mantha's play: "Very disappointing"

Posted by Z and D for the C on 04 May 2015 - 05:01 PM

Pretty stupid comments by him no matter his intentions. There are much better ways to motivate a player than by completely dismissing him after one half of one pro season.

#2592816 Opinion: Petr Mrazek should be starting Game 1

Posted by Z and D for the C on 13 April 2015 - 08:06 AM

It appears that Babs has Mrazek in mind because he started him in the final and crucial game of the season.  Not like Howie needed the rest.  And plus, Mrazek played well, he got a shutout.
So, in light of the above, I put all my chips in and say that Babs puts Howie in net for game 1.  


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It could also mean that he wanted to give Howard, his starter, extra rest before the playoffs started or that much less chance of getting injured. Or that he wanted to get one last look at Mrazek to help decide.

It's going to be Howard though, there is no doubt. Mrazek getting a shut on in the last game of the regular season against one of the worst teams really doesn't mean all that much.
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#2588470 4/2 GDT : Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2

Posted by Z and D for the C on 02 April 2015 - 09:14 PM

this team is spoiled...the only way to change is to miss the playoffs

No, we need a new coach. This team has no leadership right now.

Incidentally, Zetterberg looks absolutely horrible.

#2588457 4/2 GDT : Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2

Posted by Z and D for the C on 02 April 2015 - 09:12 PM

The first two periods were golden. What happened?

The Red Wings can't close a game is what happened.

I think it's absolutely hysterical anyone thinks Mrazek should be our #1

#2584064 3/22 GDT : Blues 1 at Red Wings 2 (OT)

Posted by Z and D for the C on 22 March 2015 - 01:29 PM

This should really put the whole "Howard can't keep us in a game" thing to rest.

#2579812 3/8 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Bruins 5

Posted by Z and D for the C on 08 March 2015 - 12:20 PM

I think the Wings have been playing good, but Gus can't stop s***. He's probably going to lose us this game.

#2579783 3/8 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Bruins 5

Posted by Z and D for the C on 08 March 2015 - 12:03 PM

I hated the pass by Zidlicky more. Everyone was moving forward and he throws a lazy pass backward that Weiss had nowhere to go with it.

I hated Gustavson deciding to take a nap even more. I also hated when he tried to give whatever Boston player was in the crease a hug instead of trying to stop the puck on the second goal.

I hope this is the last game he starts. Bring up Mrazek if we need to.