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#2555236 12/10 GDT - Maple Leafs 2 at Red Wings 1 (SO)

Posted by derblaueClaus on 10 December 2014 - 12:27 PM

If Bernier is in goal win it for him :





#2553218 Alfredsson Set to Sign 1-day Contract with Senators

Posted by kipwinger on 02 December 2014 - 11:02 AM

Typical.  Another quality free agent signs to another team as a result of Ken Holland's inaction.  When will this joker's reign of terror end?!

#2551422 11/24 GDT : Ottawa Senators 3 at Red Wings 4

Posted by Hockeytown0001 on 23 November 2014 - 11:39 PM


#2549633 11/18 GDT Red Wings 5 @ Blue Jackets 0

Posted by Euro_Twins on 18 November 2014 - 06:16 AM



Projected Lines for Columbus:


Brian Gibbons    Ryan Jahansen    Nick Foligno


Scott Hartnell      Boone Jenner     Cam Atkinson


Adam Cracknell  Artem Anisimov   Alexander Wennberg


Corey Tropp      Michael Chaput     Jared Boll



Jack Johnson         Dalton Prout


Jordan Leopold     Jordan Savard


Tim Erixon           James Wisniewski  



Projected Goalies:




Jimmy Howard


7-3-4 record


2.11 GAA    .919 SV%











Sergei Bobrovsky



5-4-0 record


2.60 GAA .917 sv%

#2544772 Halloween pic!

Posted by wings87 on 27 October 2014 - 07:05 PM

3 are obvious, who the hell is the guy next to Zetterberg?


The zombie is obviously Weiss, you can tell by the way he's sitting there not doing anything.

#2536862 Did the Wings change the font on their jerseys?

Posted by Branton87 on 22 September 2014 - 07:29 PM

Just kidding. I didn't see this thread this year, so I figured I'd make it. Go Wings!  :lol:

#2512986 ADQF | Game 3 | Boston 3 @ Detroit 0, BOS leads series 2-1

Posted by FlashyG on 21 April 2014 - 10:44 PM





Props to Aflac for the design inspiration on the scoreboard. Mine doesn't look quite as good as his, but copies never do.


Hopefully we get the Wings from Game 1 for this one, and hopefully we get a Nyquist Explosion. He's due for one.

#2511571 2014 Round 1 Photoshop War: Boston Bruins

Posted by MabusIncarnate on 19 April 2014 - 05:14 PM

okay one more..



#2511292 2014 Round 1 Photoshop War: Boston Bruins

Posted by derblaueClaus on 18 April 2014 - 09:36 PM

Quickly made one from last years. 



#2500502 Pens Twitter Fail:Ask Neal Anything...

Posted by marcaractac on 24 March 2014 - 05:44 PM

OMG how did I miss out on this? *bangs head on desk*


Why bang your own head when you could get Neal to do it for you?

#2491834 3/6 GDT: Avs 3 at Red Wings 2 (OT) Sorry Nick.

Posted by Wingsfan4life19 on 06 March 2014 - 06:41 PM

This link works for me: 


#2491089 Legwand to Detroit for Eaves, Jarnkrok + cond 3rd/2nd

Posted by Huss on 05 March 2014 - 05:40 PM

Immediate, gutcheck reaction to including Järnkrok in this trade: "oh noezzz! he was our #1 ranked prospect last year! Someone called him the next Zetterberg! WE GAVE UP ZETTERBERG FOR LEGWAND!"


Now, take a deep breath and look at the trade from a 1000 ft view.


Eaves is an obvious throwaway.  I wish him well.  The draft pick stings a bit, especially since it seems like we've been really starting to hit on our early round picks lately.


As for Järnkrok, let's state what he does well first.  He's clearly a talented player whom many peg to make it in the NHL.  He's struggled in his first season in North America, but he's been playing really well the past few weeks.  He's an above average skater and good passer.  He's responsible defensively.  He's got upside, obviously.  By all accounts, he's a hard worker who wants to keep getting better.


With that said, the Next Zetterberg hype is clearly overblown.  Calle has 99 shots in 57 games - an indication of an extremely tentative shooter.  Detroit has enough of those already.  I've watched a few Griffins games and I've listened to more in-tuned Griffins fans talk about him, and he's clearly not been showing any signs of one who can take things into his own hands and try to score a goal when the time comes - the exact opposite of Zetterberg, who loves to shoot.  Could this skill develop within him eventually?  Sure.  But that's wishful thinking, and I'm sure if Holland, Blashill and co. saw that potential in him, they wouldn't have traded him for a guy who may not be on our roster next season. 


He's listed at around 5'10 185, and while that's not unlike the specs of Zeta and Dats, he's still got a ways to go, strength-wise.  A guy with okay speed and a slender frame needs to develop some seriously unique skills to stick in the NHL (think Hudler, who showed he had NHL goal-scoring prowess).  Going by the tape, those skills simply are not there or still a ways from being there.  And if you're not showing those skills in your age-22 season, you're starting to value hope way more than reality at this stage in a prospects career. 


Overall, the guy is clearly a talent.  He's not unlike Filppula or Weiss in the sense that he projects as a 2nd-line guy with good passing skills and responsible defense.  He's also not unlike them in the sense that he can't score worth a lick.  We've had enough guys in this mold come through the Wings system, and the results have always been good - just never great.  Things are changing for the Wings, though, with guys like Mantha and Jurco violently assaulting the twine as they've progressed.  Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Pulkkinen was valued more than Calle by the organization due to his shooting skills.


Bottom line:  It is what it is.  The Red Wings are in an extremely desperate situation at center, and getting Legwand helps tremendously to ease some of those concerns.  If you think Järnkrok is the real deal, yeah, this trade kind of sucks.  However, I think you may be slightly reaching on what the hype is all about with him.  He's going to be a good pro, but I don't think he'll be making us regret moving David Legwand for him. 


That's enough from me.  Sorry for rambling.

#2482585 2/8 GDT : Red Wings 2 at Lightning 4

Posted by joesuffP on 08 February 2014 - 05:11 PM

I call this game "the Quincey factor". If we win, I'm hoping this means Quincey's days on this team are numbered and we pull out a miracle for a top tier defensemen. If we lose (most likely due to Quincey) Holland puts down the phone and we get the "we like our team" mantra and we make no trades. Either way, one thing is clear. Quincey is horrible.

Lol Quincey has been our third best defensemen for a while now. The blind hate is ridiculous. There's a reason he's the only dman on this team that other GMs are interested in.

#2479709 February Schedule Wallpaper Now Available!

Posted by Matt on 01 February 2014 - 06:23 PM


Widescreen: 1920x1200 | 1920x1080 | 1680x1050 | 1600x900 | 1440x900 | 1366x768 | 1280x800

iPad/iPad2: 1024x1024 iPad3: 2048x2048 iPhone 4/4S*: 640x960 iPhone 5/5S*: 640x1136 Android: 480x800

(*For iOS mobile displays you'll likely have to disable the "moving" background image so the wallpaper displays correctly.)


#2470446 1/4 GDT : Red Wings 5 @ Stars 1

Posted by FlashyG on 03 January 2014 - 11:42 PM