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#1993697 Ville Leino Appreciation Thread

Posted by kook_10 on 03 June 2010 - 10:21 AM

"Waaahh! I can't hustle when Coach Babcock is yelling at me. Waaahh! the Red Wings stripped me of my confidence. Waaahh! It's not my fault I can't play hard and score goals in Detroit."

It honestly doesn't bother me that Ville is doing well somewhere else, but I lost respect for him here and he certainly didn't earn any well wishes from me. He didn't need to blossom, he needed to find a place where he could do things his way and without high expectations. I do however think Holland made a mistake by dishing him before he could establish any value but that was a cap issue. I don't think he was going to blossom like this under Babcock or in Detroit and his comments about his time with the Wings seem to reflect that.


#1989572 Steve Yzerman named TB's new GM

Posted by kook_10 on 25 May 2010 - 02:47 PM

I used to think I would feel betrayed, but with his Team Canada work and all the talk lately it just seemed like an inevitability. He has a great opportunity: he can't do any worse and has a great core squad to work with. With some luck he may just be able to mold Stamkos into Cindy's replacement as the face of the league, and wouldn't that be nice.


#1987256 Members photos

Posted by kook_10 on 19 May 2010 - 03:16 PM

There are some pretty hideous looking members too.


we're a happy family!

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#1986785 Correy Perry slashes and slew foots Vockun

Posted by kook_10 on 18 May 2010 - 05:15 PM

He slashed his stick and didn't slew foot him?

He bumped him a little and Vokouns flopping all over the place. Pathetic


I gotta say I'm with Newfy on this one. If anything Perry initiated a little contact with Vokoun, but he didn't get his foot behind him.


#1985375 Boston/Philly Game 7

Posted by kook_10 on 14 May 2010 - 08:43 PM

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can you grab a still of the crying kid after the game? that was classic.


#1982909 Ilitch Says Wings Likely To Stay At The Joe

Posted by kook_10 on 10 May 2010 - 05:06 PM

http://www.google.co...J9QaawD9FK4D0O1

Red Wings owner says team likely staying at arena

By LARRY LAGE (AP) 4 hours ago

DETROIT Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch says the team will probably play at Joe Louis Arena again next season.

Ilitch was at the storied venue Monday with his wife, Marian, for the annual team picture. He told The Associated Press that "we'll probably end up here."

Joe Louis Arena opened in 1979. The Red Wings' building lease expires at the end of the NHL season.

The Red Wings have been contemplating whether to build a new arena or move at least temporarily to The Palace of Auburn Hills, the home of the NBA's Detroit Pistons.




#1981312 Thanks for the Great Season, Detroit!

Posted by kook_10 on 08 May 2010 - 11:35 PM

Jimmy D said early in the season the best these guys could ask for was just to get into the playoffs. Little did he know what kind of injuries and adversity these guys would have to fight through to get to where they did. The second half of this season was absolutely amazing, and I am as proud as ever to be a Wings fan, and proud of the team for what they accomplished this year. Thank you.


#1980131 2010 Round 2 Photoshop War: San Jose Sharks

Posted by kook_10 on 08 May 2010 - 05:43 PM

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#1977727 2010 Round 2 Photoshop War: San Jose Sharks

Posted by kook_10 on 06 May 2010 - 04:49 PM

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#1976976 Now here's something you don't see every day..

Posted by kook_10 on 05 May 2010 - 07:43 PM

I've never had a hug from a lion, but I have made out with a giraffe.

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#1975670 Jonathan Ericsson

Posted by kook_10 on 04 May 2010 - 09:54 PM

You can't fix what is (or isn't) between his ears.


#1975657 Put Ozzy in.

Posted by kook_10 on 04 May 2010 - 09:53 PM

Just like many things and people with this team, Osgood is an idea whose time has passed. Let Howie lie in his bed. Besides throwing Ozzie into this mess would be one s***ty reward. He deserves better - let him have his victory lap in the rotation next season. Then its out to pasture with the rest.



*grammar


#1975585 WCSF Game 3 GDT: Sharks 4 at Red Wings 3

Posted by kook_10 on 04 May 2010 - 09:46 PM

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#1974618 WCSF Game 3 GDT: Sharks 4 at Red Wings 3

Posted by kook_10 on 04 May 2010 - 07:27 PM

RIP Ernie Harwell :(


#1973252 2010 Round 2 Photoshop War: San Jose Sharks

Posted by kook_10 on 04 May 2010 - 10:32 AM

Alright, in the interest of fairness, here's what you've been up against in the faceoff circles.

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isn't that Setoguchi?