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#2318110 looking for a pic of franzen

Posted by kook_10 on 11 July 2012 - 08:49 AM

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#2305943 Bertuzzi sues Crawford

Posted by Guest on 07 June 2012 - 11:23 PM

Bert deserves it because of the ridickulous offer and of course because of the hit and I don't think there was any intent to injure to Naslund. The $350 000 offer was classless and ignorant, hope the Moore's get everything they're asking for

#2304184 My Favorite Nick Lidstrom Moment

Posted by chrisphil1724 on 31 May 2012 - 09:26 AM

Well done. What made you decide to leave the organization?

I get that question a lot and without writing a book, which I probably could, I left for 2 main reasons. First, I was moving to Harrisburg PA to be closer to my girlfriend. (and future Mrs.?)

Secondly, I left because the job became my life. You may be shocked to learn that from 2005 till 2010 I made most videos that were used in-arena and for the teamís personal usage, by myself. Thatís right, a staff of one. I did get help along the way on some projects, but a lot of the time, it was on me to get the job done. Most NHL teams have 4 full time editors, at minimum, on staff however the Wings were getting everything they felt they needed with one person, so in their minds, why would you hire anyone else?

This put me under a lot of pressure to work a lot harder then I should have been to get the job done, day by day. Thereís loving your job, then thereís your job becoming 6 days / 60 to 70 hours of your life a week. No room for friends, family, getting out, and hell watching TV or playing Xbox became hard to find time for. I was hospitalized 3 times in those 5 seasons from stress; my hair was starting to turn gray at the age of 24.

To be clear, no one from the team or anyone else for that matter pushed me to work that hard. I could have easily done the minimum, worked 40 hours a week and been fine. However, Iím a huge fan of the Red Wings and I wanted to do the best I could do for the team and the best I could do to entertain the Red Wings fans. Again I can go on forever but itís a story for another time.

Also, what's the music used in the video?

The theme to the TV show, The Contender. I felt it fix Lidstrom very well so I made it his unofficial theme.

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#2304132 My Favorite Nick Lidstrom Moment

Posted by chrisphil1724 on 31 May 2012 - 12:34 AM

Small background,

My name is Chris and believe it or not, I was the Detroit Red Wings' Video Editor from 2005 till 2010. I've been a fan of this site for years and I feel you guys are the best community of Wings fans on the net. I wish I could have put more of this stuff out when I was with the team but seeing how I'm 2 years removed, I feel I can put some of this out to you, the Red Wings fans to see.

My favorite Nick Lidstrom moment is kind of a selfish one but the fans and Nick were so great to help make the moment happen, that I'm very happy the stars alined how they did on the production side of things, both in-arena and on FSN Detroit.

October 15, 2009, the Wings were getting ready to face the LA Kings with just 2 home games left before going on a 5 game road trip. Lidstrom was sitting on career point 998 and these games were seemingly his last shot to get to 1000 points at home. 6 hours before puck drop, at around 1:30pm, I had finished my last video requirement for the game and had only 1 optional video to do, a 1000th Career NHL Point Salute video for the captain. I could have easily skipped the video and moved on to other work (as I did a lot more then just edit videos for the team) but for some reason, I felt like I had to get this video done before tonight's game.

After only working 90 minutes on the video, it was as done as it could get for the night, so I packed up everything and headed down to the Joe. As luck would have it, I was also running in-arena replays that night, the ones you see on the scoreboard. Lidstrom got 999 in the 2nd and 3:24 into the 3rd, he recorded career point 1000. During the first tv timeout of the 3rd, I had a replay of point 1000 ready which we rolled into the video I had made just 4 to 5 hours sooner and well, you can see for yourself how it turned out.

Soon after FSN came back from the TV timeout, I received a texted message from my mom, it said "Did you just do something cool?" I replied, "I think so".

And that's my favorite Nick Lidstrom moment, hope you enjoyed it a little too. What's some of your guy's favorite moments?

#2249602 Lidstrom on NHL 36!

Posted by drumnj on 25 January 2012 - 08:29 PM

Check back to this post, I'll be updating it as I upload elsewhere. I have it on NHLTorrents right now too.


#2249202 Nick Lidstrom and Chuck Norris

Posted by egroen on 25 January 2012 - 03:02 AM

The only reason Lidstrom has not won the Lady Byng is because Lord Byng is insecure.

Lidstrom lost an NHL fight once. Once.

Crosby touches the Prince of Wales trophy, refuses to shake Lidstrom's hand and pets a wet dog... and we are really supposed to think his career is over due to "concussions"?? LOL

Little Known Fact: The entirety of the current Swedish Bikini Team is comprised of 14 of Lidstrom's 17 daughters. The other 3 became chefs. Bork! Bork! Bork!

Garth Snow signs Joakim Lindstrom to a 4-year, $40m contract in 2012.

#2248102 SI: Sidney Crosby to visit spine specialist in Calif.

Posted by LeftWinger on 22 January 2012 - 11:12 AM

Look at this as good news. We'll finally discover if he has one or not!

Damn! Beat me to it! :hysterical:

...this just in...

Specialists say they are going to implant a spring so when someone touches him he can spring up like a jack-in-the-box and make his dives and flops even more animated. This is not to get more penalties called (although it will be an unfortunate by product (for the other team)) it will be done to draw attention to opposing players trying to stop the NHL's only superstar from having the puck and scoring. Sidney has said that his daddy told him that he is "the bestest in the world" and that he will be given everything he wants on a silver platter. But in order for that to happen, people have to stop touching him so this procedure hopes to curtail that trend. Stay tuned because the NHL cannot survive without him...

#2248100 SI: Sidney Crosby to visit spine specialist in Calif.

Posted by Electrophile on 22 January 2012 - 10:56 AM

Look at this as good news. We'll finally discover if he has one or not!

#2248084 SI: Sidney Crosby to visit spine specialist in Calif.

Posted by Yzguy on 22 January 2012 - 09:10 AM

I never liked this guy. He's too talented and winning comes too easy for him. He doesn't deserve it. I never liked his smug punk face. I hated the fact that he dissed hockey's post-series handshake tradition, one of the greatest traditions in all of sports, and nobody besides Red Wing fans in the NHL called him out for it. As much as I can't stand him I didn't wish the concussion thing on him. Or the NHL. The NHL is responding, finally. Perhaps Cindy Crosby will eventually find his way back on to the ice. So I can see him get drilled again!

Let's go Red Wings!

#2248079 No suspension for Zetterberg

Posted by MidMichSteve on 22 January 2012 - 07:58 AM

It seems the Wings may have that gritty player that everybody wanted. If my memory isn't failing me, this is the third boarding call against Zetterberg in recent weeks. If he gets suspended for 2 games, he'll have nine days off. Maybe the rest would do him good.

#2246271 Where is the Pavel Datsyuk appreciation thread?

Posted by Red Wings Addict on 17 January 2012 - 01:10 AM

"Heís the best two-way player in hockey, bar none," Babcock said. "Thatís because of his commitment without the puck and his faceoffs and his strength and his battle level and all the intangible things he has beside his skill set and his vision.

"Those things are God-gifted, the other stuff heís earned."

#2245067 Cammalleri traded

Posted by wingfan1991 on 12 January 2012 - 10:36 PM

Travis Moen to Detroit....PLEASE!

No way he's awful!

#2241483 Rupp 1st Goal, Then Salute at WC

Posted by Konnan511 on 04 January 2012 - 06:28 AM

I'd salsa dance after every NHL goal. A handful of people across the globe get to score an NHL goal every year, let them do whatever they want.

#2240989 Rupp 1st Goal, Then Salute at WC

Posted by LeftWinger on 03 January 2012 - 12:03 PM

IMO, any kind of "dance" or strange celebration outside of a fist pump or raising your arms up then hugging you teammates should be penalized in ALL sports. Score a goal, Homerun, Touchdown and dance around like a damn fool like you are bigger than the game then it's a penalty. I know they don't have penalties in baseball, but enough of the chest bumps and crazy handshakes. Enough of the endzone charades and dances and enough of the "salutes" and "discount double play's." Score, pump your fists, hug teammates, get congratulated and move on. Nothing ruins a great touchdown/goal/homerun more than the kind of stuff that goes on after. (not so much happens in hockey, but the other sports got to do something about it.)

:lol: :hysterical: at the negs. Thanks! I think I may just do a dance!

#2240952 Rupp 1st Goal, Then Salute at WC

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 03 January 2012 - 10:14 AM

Disrespectful to who? Those who serve in the military? probably. As for Jagr, who cares.

I've always thought it was a stupid post goal celebration. Good on Rupp for mocking him for it.