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#2450667 Smith to IR, Almqvist called up

Posted by T.Low on 03 November 2013 - 08:45 PM

According to Doug McLean, Hakan Andersson paced back and forth nervously as he waited for Red Wings management to arrive at the rink. He knew they'd be very upset that he brought them all the way overseas to look at a defenseman that was way undersized. He knew they'd shake their head and say he was way too scrawny. He could only hope that this scrawny little defensmen named Nick Lidstrom had his typical incredible game while they were here to watch. And history was made..

#2450628 11/2 GDT: Red Wings 5 at Oilers 0

Posted by T.Low on 03 November 2013 - 05:18 PM

It sure was a fortunate coincidence for Ericsson that his injury got bad enough that he was out of the lineup on the very day his first child was born.  So while he must be in a lot of pain from a shoulder injury no one saw happen, the upside is he gets to spend a few weeks with his new baby and the Wings get some roster space from him going on LTIR right as Helm comes back. All very fortunate coincidences I guess.  :P

Spoken like a man who hasn't had a recent new born.

#2448791 10/30 GDT: Red Wings 2 at Canucks 1

Posted by T.Low on 30 October 2013 - 10:04 AM

I'll be there. It's been a while. Last time I was there a little kid had a sign that read "Igor, Pasha, Pride of Russia" and Datsyuk flipped a puck over the glass to him.

#2448744 Sky train to Canuck game

Posted by T.Low on 29 October 2013 - 11:26 PM

I guess we'll be parking at King George Station and taking the Skytrain in . We're coming from Bellingham.

We ll, now my buddy says lets just dri ve to Rogers, traffic shouldn't be too bad.

Any advice? Thoughts?


#2448429 stephen weiss

Posted by T.Low on 28 October 2013 - 01:22 AM

Here's a novel idea change the system, because with this team the puck possession system just doesn't work. The team just doesn't have the players to rely on possessing the puck for long stretches, time to admit that fact and adapt. No more time for denial all denial gets you is run into the ground by subpar injured teams like the rangers.



You mean we still play puck possession?  Hmm, didn't recognize it...

#2447209 Edler Suspension Aftermath.

Posted by T.Low on 23 October 2013 - 12:15 PM

In my opinion, no he did not target the head.

The problem is, Edlers most successful option is to get there first and block Hertls path to the puck. But of course Hertl is leading with his head so any contact could very well be head contact

If Edler would have gone straight for the puck, then he would have taken the brunt of the impact. I can't see that play being taught any other way.

This is why it will be virtually impossible to get head contact out of the game. Head shots maybe. Head contact, No way.

#2447155 10/23 GDT: Senators 6 at Red Wings 1

Posted by T.Low on 23 October 2013 - 03:46 AM

If Franzen had as much hutzpah as Elaine, he'd be a perennial 40 goal gal

#2446565 Lines Thread

Posted by T.Low on 20 October 2013 - 08:09 PM

What legit top line Winger was that again, I have such a hard time keeping them all straight since there was so many of them this off season that were available.

You know, that top line winger he should've gotten!

#2446540 Lines Thread

Posted by T.Low on 20 October 2013 - 05:28 PM

I think fourth line while he's getting his game conditioning up.

#2446463 Brendan Smith

Posted by T.Low on 20 October 2013 - 11:01 AM

I still think our best bet is to make him a forward.

Package a forward and whatever For a good D man and move Smith upfront ah la Brett Burns.

A couple years down the road you've got Smith Andy Mantha or Smith Helm Mantha

He's got the tools and the skills and enough speed, he's just mis- cast as a defenseman.

#2445841 The Daniel Alfredsson Appreciation Thread

Posted by T.Low on 18 October 2013 - 10:45 AM

I like Bert on the top line for most of the game and then switching it up with Alfie. I think they can make the switch seamlessly, but it really throws off the defense

When that line scored last night all I could think of was " old guys rule "when they school the young guys.---Me being an old guy, of course.

The way Zetterberg has come out of the gate, it's as if he wants to make sure Alfie gets the Stanley Cup on his watch. All of Sweden will love Z for getting Alfie the Cup.

#2445834 Kronwall Injury Update

Posted by T.Low on 18 October 2013 - 10:10 AM

wow what a big d-bag this announcer is.

I had to listen to that ****** bag last night on Center ice. He changed his tune right away, sounded like his producer got in his ear and told him what a moron he was.

And before that I perused HF boards Colorado to learn a little more about the team ( as if) All they did was trash the city of Detroit.

Pure class on both fronts.

Well guys, you got your wish.  An injury to open up cap space and a roster spot.
I hope you're all ****ing happy now.

It's pretty early in the season, but you've got a good chance for stupid post of the year.

#2445172 10/17 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Avalanche 2

Posted by T.Low on 17 October 2013 - 03:20 PM

Childhood?  Now you make me feel old.  It was a big part of my middleagedhood.
Go Wings.  Crush Roy. 

You'll always be a young woman to me: I would always play on the little league all star team with Pat LaFontaine while growing up.

#2445060 GDT Creation Discussion

Posted by T.Low on 16 October 2013 - 09:33 PM


#2445048 Lineup Crunch: Who's going?

Posted by T.Low on 16 October 2013 - 07:17 PM

I am really starting to worry about Holland. If he is this loyal to Sammy, what's it going to be like when Babcock starts losing?

If Babbs keeps Tatar on the bench much longer, I'll be ready for Blashill.