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#2430842 Fedorov: ‘We had the chance’ to bring Datsyuk to KHL

Posted by TheDetroitRedWings on 19 July 2013 - 03:17 PM

Gee, Sergei, thanks for trying to poach Datsyuk away from your old team.

Feds is just doing his job. Is he suppose to say "nah we don't want one of the best players in the world." He then went on to say he completely understands Pavel's decision. So even Fedorov knows which league is the best. He's just trying to make his team as good as he can. No biggie at all




#2405606 WCSF Game 1 GDT : Red Wings 1 at Blackhawks 4, (CHI leads series 1-0)

Posted by waffel on 15 May 2013 - 09:29 PM

My god people. Calm down. We're playing flat right now, it happens. The over reacting on this forum is ridiculous.


#2391178 2013 Round 1 Photoshop War: Anaheim Ducks

Posted by McAwesome on 27 April 2013 - 08:48 PM

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#2353498 Ericsson

Posted by guitard on 10 February 2013 - 12:33 AM

I'm gonna go against the flow and say I just am not seeing the dramatic improvement.  At best, I'll say he's cut down on the bone headed plays.  But he still makes them and there are way too many of them.

 

I think one of the reasons he seems to be improving in the eyes of some fans is because the rest of the defensive corps has collectively taken such a huge drop off in the last few years.

 

Basically, I still can't stop from cringing when it's a tight game and he's got the puck deep in the Wings zone and someone is bearing down on him and he has to make a quick decision.  When I can stop cringing in those situations - I'll start singing a different tune.




#2325960 Should Kronwall have to answer the bell for his hits?

Posted by sleepwalker on 19 August 2012 - 11:04 AM

I'd just like to point out that there is a big difference between leaving your feet to jump into a player, and leaving your feet slightly AFTER impact due to the momentum.


#2295055 Legwand hides puck in game 4

Posted by 55fan on 21 April 2012 - 08:12 AM

I want to *****-slap him. Laughing all the while, of course. Kind of like when someone plays a practical joke on you and you get pissed, but not really angry, and you call him a bastard and smack him. (Or at least that's what you do if you're a girl, as I am.)

He pulled it off. It was a ***** move, and one that is certainly not within the rules, but ***** move or not, he had his wits about him.

Watch out, Legwand. Kharma's a *****.


#2215696 Thoughts on Ericsson?

Posted by DatsyukDangles on 16 October 2011 - 09:11 AM

I like to think I'm usually pretty reluctant to criticize "controversial" players after just a few games, but Ericsson is my one exception. Having watched him since he's come up from the GRG, I just haven't seen him improve much, if at all, over the course of his NHL career. And I haven't seen anything in the first four games to suggest I'm going to have any different opinion about him this year.

I see the guy make stupid plays in every game, whether they're minor blips or major screw ups. Maybe he's out of position, maybe he gets caught on a bad pinch, maybe he makes a stupid turnover, or maybe he takes a bad angle toward the boards and as a result misses a chance to play the puck; but it's always something. I don't consider it good if I "don't notice Ericsson," because he's the only player on the roster for whom I haven't thought to myself "wow he made a good play there." Usually the best I can give him is "well, he managed not to screw that one up."

My prayer is that he has a stretch where he somehow "turns it on" and ups his trade value while some other team is hurting on D men. I'd really rather not be stuck with him on the Wings.