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Xitium

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#2293148 Has parity finally arrived?

Posted by Xitium on 20 April 2012 - 06:17 AM

The '08, '09, and '10 Cup champs are all down 3-1 in their series, as well as the '11 Game 7 losing Cup finalist.

In the east, every series is split at 2 except for the goal-fest that is the Pens and Flyers and thats a 4 vs a 5.

I can't help but think to get ahead now the GM has to get lucky and have someone out-perform their contract as well as have your stars perform to get any traction on the league.

Significant injuries and players who don't perform are just tremendous weights to bear now.

This isn't a specific commentary on the Wings, more of an observation on the league currently.


#2292296 Until the End ...

Posted by Xitium on 18 April 2012 - 03:42 PM

Believe.
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#2289295 2012 Photoshop War: Predators vs. Red Wings

Posted by Xitium on 16 April 2012 - 09:16 PM

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"They were crashing the crease. They were in the blue paint. They were bumping into him," Trotz said. "He doesn't really get fazed by that. That's something that's got to stop in our series here.

"You're seeing it all the time, there are guys in the blue paint. They aren't pushed there, they're just there."




#2288510 #5 Philadelphia Flyers vs. #4 Pittsburgh Penguins

Posted by Xitium on 15 April 2012 - 08:30 PM

Watching that makes me oh so glad that Cindy Lee is not a Red Wing. I never wished harm on someone, but damn the NHL was much better WITHOUT Crysby. Would someone just end his career already?


I'm sure someone will do it sooner or later.

Also, the blame lays at the refs feet for this game. Neal should have been giving 5 minutes and a match after the hit on Courtourier. Instead, he stays out there and almost decapitates Giroux on the next shift. Absolutely disgusting show by the officials. The league should be ashamed.


#2236591 Vintage Red Wings Brawl

Posted by Xitium on 16 December 2011 - 08:48 PM

Wait. Anyone remember the most famous brawl in Wings history? Against the hated rivals of that time?

Nah.....


#2235247 12/13 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Penguins 1

Posted by Xitium on 13 December 2011 - 09:44 AM

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#2199920 Justin Abdelkader flies with the Blue Angels

Posted by Xitium on 20 July 2011 - 04:20 PM

Don't worry Justin, we'd drop a bomb on East Lansing too if we could. Wait, too late. :devil:


#2187604 Want to work for the Red Wings?

Posted by Xitium on 21 June 2011 - 02:49 PM

The Wings are hiring a Website manager and more than a few tech jobs at the JLA itself.

For the job descriptions and to apply see the link:
http://employment.ol...e.asp?venueid=2

Don't pm me, I am only forwarding the info that was passed to me.


#2185766 SCF: Boston Bruins vs. Vancouver Canucks

Posted by Xitium on 15 June 2011 - 09:48 PM

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#2184821 10, no 8 - oops - 9 Years Ago today...

Posted by Xitium on 13 June 2011 - 08:40 AM

I was thinking the 2001-2002 season. Bah.

I R GUDz AT MATH.

At least it HASNT been 10 years already..

ugh.


#2184817 10, no 8 - oops - 9 Years Ago today...

Posted by Xitium on 13 June 2011 - 08:29 AM

Arguably the greatest team ever assembled brought home Lord Stanley.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMdbgrZZBxE

Game five summary:
First period:
Scoring: No scoring.
Penalties:
Carolina bench (too many men) 12:09.
Second period:
Scoring:
1. DETROIT HOLMSTROM (LARIONOV, CHELIOS) 4:07
2. DETROIT SHANAHAN (FEDOROV, YZERMAN) 14:04 (PPG,GWG)
3. CAROLINA O’NEILL (HILL, WESLEY) 18:50 (PPG)
Penalties:
Slegr (Det) (holding) 6:00, Svoboda (Car) (roughing) 13:34, Cole (Car) (roughing) 16:15, Shanahan (Det) (hooking) 16:53.
Third period:
Scoring:
4. DETROIT SHANAHAN (YZERMAN) 19:15 (EN)
Penalties:
Fedorov (Det) (cross-checking) 5:23, Vasicek (Car) (interference) 8:12.
Goalie statistics:
Carolina: Arturs Irbe — 24 saves / 26 shots
Detroit: Dominik Hasek — 16 saves / 17 shots
Shots by period:
Team 1 2 3 T
Carolina 5 7 1 17
Detroit 12 8 7 27


Center
19 Steve Yzerman (Captain)
8 Igor Larionov
13 Pavel Datsyuk
33 Kris Draper
91 Sergei Fedorov
29 Jason Williams

Winger
14 Brendan Shanahan (A. Capt.)
17 Brett Hull
18 Kirk Maltby
20 Luc Robitaille
21 Boyd Devereaux
25 Darren McCarty
33 Kris Draper
96 Tomas Holmstrom

Defense
2 Jiri Fischer
5 Nicklas Lidstrom (A. Capt.)
11 Mathieu Dandenault
24 Chris Chelios
27 Fredrik Olausson
28 Steve Duchesne
71 Jiri Slegr
32 Maxim Kuznetsov
4 Uwe Krupp

Goal
39 Dominik Hasek
34 Manny Legace

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#2182128 SCF: Boston Bruins vs. Vancouver Canucks

Posted by Xitium on 02 June 2011 - 02:54 PM

No suspension for Burrows.

My link

I guess clear video footage from multiple angles doesn't constitute conclusive evidence anymore...


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#2174691 (1) Vancouver Canucks vs. (2) San Jose Sharks

Posted by Xitium on 13 May 2011 - 12:56 AM

GO YZERBOLTS.


#2173218 2011 Round 2 Photoshop War: San Jose Sharks

Posted by Xitium on 12 May 2011 - 04:56 PM

Posted this in the game 6 GDT and manage to forget to post it here.

Corrected now though...
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#2172133 WCSF Game 6 GDT: Sharks 1 at Red Wings 3

Posted by Xitium on 10 May 2011 - 10:45 PM

Since game three, Datsyuk, Zetterberg, and Lidstrom have combined for 3 goals, 9 assists, and are +12.

Heatley, Marleau, and Thornton have 1 goal, 3 assists, and are -6.