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dobbles

Member Since 22 Feb 2008
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In Topic: Legwand to Detroit for Eaves, Jarnkrok + cond 3rd/2nd

05 March 2014 - 04:14 PM

i am giving up my support of the red wings. i have lost all faith in ken holland.

 

good night and good luck.


In Topic: Filppula

11 January 2014 - 07:30 PM

 

Cleary has never played 18 minutes this season and has only played over 17 minutes four times.  His average ice time is 13:38.  1:29 of that is on the PK.  It'd be a dream if people would stop ending every post about the team with some whining about Cleary.  At least Robert Lang being Lazy and Sucking™ became a tongue in cheek meme here and got funny. 

 

last game: 17:34 and 3:28 on the pp

previous game: 17:33 and 2:35 on the pp (most pp time of all players)

previous game: 17:53 and 3:14 on the pp

 

we have been seeing a lot of dan cleary lately. over 17.5 minutes a night of him the last few games. that is was i was referencing. its not about being a meme or being funny. its about being frustrated with how bad our team is and how we keep playing %&*# players like cleary all the time. 


In Topic: Filppula

11 January 2014 - 07:05 PM

to me what the performance of filppula and hudler shows is that they weren't necessarily the problem, the team is. whether thats babcock, holland, etc i dont necessarily care. all i can see is that we had players we had drafted and developed and we did not put them in a situation to succeed. sure they aren't winning any scoring titles, but they have both shown that they can put up points on their new teams. yet here we are with 2 of the best forwards of their generation and year after year we struggle to score goals. its frustrating to watch. but thank god we have danny cleary playing 18 minutes a night! i dont know what we would do without all his production! 


In Topic: Cleary should be suspended for elbow to head

10 January 2014 - 04:26 PM

i think cleary deserves to be suspended for a few games for sure. and that definitely makes me happy because we are better without him. i hope he gets a few games an the team plays well and babcock and holland finally see he is part of the problem not the solution.

 

additionally, for all the talk about cleary being a character guy and a great locker room guy and a great veteran presence, i think its fitting he committed the douchiest act a wings player has committed in recent memory.


In Topic: Certain NHL attendance metrics are better than NBA

08 January 2014 - 04:10 PM

tv ratings are the driving force behind popularity. thats where the money is. i wouldn't say that the high attendance numbers are a bad thing, just not really important.