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#2586188 3/28 GDT : Lightning 0 at Red Wings 4

Posted by gowings00 on 28 March 2015 - 02:34 PM

According to the Tampa TV announcers, we have gotten away with 5,439 penalties in this game.


#2585465 3/26 GDT: Sharks 6 at Red Wings 4

Posted by gowings00 on 26 March 2015 - 07:28 PM

not fair, the first is 100% on Ericsson for the giveaway/own screen combo (what's new), the second he was deep b/c he was covering the post while the D let it go out front and the third was a fluke thanks to andersson putting his skate exactly where it should never be.

I love bashing Howie on his consistent mediocrity but this game is not on him yet

1. There's no bashing. He's let in two that should have been stopped. I didn't say he sucked or make a "bashing" type comment. I'm sick of hearing someone is bashing Howard if you state the obvious: he hasn't been good at all.
2. Your goalie gets paid to bail the defensemen out from time to time. He hasn't done that very much at all.
3. You can make excuses all day long but it's not just me or the people in the blog saying this. Mickey, the coaches, hell....even Jimmy has said he hasn't been good.


#2585007 3/24 GDT : Coyotes 5 at Red Wings 4 (OT)

Posted by gowings00 on 24 March 2015 - 09:55 PM

Unfortunately there are two major groups of people in here that post about howard.
1. Nothing is Howard's fault. He's just unlucky because of bounces and the people around him let him down.

vs

2. Everything is Howard's fault and he only makes the easy saves.

There's only a few of us in here that see Howard as a decent goalie (not elite) that lacks the athleticism to be great. This is to say that Howard's Celing is not as high as the top guys. Howard's usually good at positioning but lately he's been off. That last goal was the perfect example of this.


#2584709 3/24 GDT : Coyotes 5 at Red Wings 4 (OT)

Posted by gowings00 on 24 March 2015 - 08:44 PM

Mike Smith would throw his own baby in front of a train if he thought it would get him a whistle or draw a penalty. 


Mike Smith lost his kid in a freak train accident.


#2583898 3/22 GDT : Blues 1 at Red Wings 2 (OT)

Posted by gowings00 on 22 March 2015 - 12:12 PM

Brutal shift for Quincey, now PK.


He's been bad since the trade deadline.
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#2583818 3/22 GDT : Blues 1 at Red Wings 2 (OT)

Posted by gowings00 on 22 March 2015 - 11:11 AM

.....and that's what Abby does. Geesh


#2583594 3/20 GDT : Red Wings 1 Tampa Bay Lightning 3

Posted by gowings00 on 20 March 2015 - 09:13 PM

This team is the same as last years team. None of the young guys are mentally or physically strong enough to last an entire season. There's a reason the bigger stronger teams play their best at seasons end and into the playoffs.


#2582918 3/19 GDT : Red Wings 1 at Panthers 3

Posted by gowings00 on 19 March 2015 - 07:09 PM

Andersson=Cleary. No idea why he has a roster spot


#2582883 3/19 GDT : Red Wings 1 at Panthers 3

Posted by gowings00 on 19 March 2015 - 05:00 PM

I have a chorale rehearsal so I have the DVR going. I will be able to pop on wifi at times, so any recap of the action will be appreciated. Let's Go Wings!


Let me go ahead and sum it up for you then.
We come out fast and dominate the entire first period scoring 5 goals (Helm, Helm, Helm, Z, Tats). Quincey Smith and Big E combine for zero penalty minutes the entire game and Mrazek shuts the freakin' door on any hope the Panthers have in the 2nd and 3rd. Wings win 6-1. Nyquist picks up the EN goal. Enjoy the night off


#2582312 3/15 GDT : Red Wings 5 at Penguins 1

Posted by gowings00 on 15 March 2015 - 01:56 PM

Bettman said to the refs: "We need this game to be closer...make it happen"


#2581997 3/15 GDT : Red Wings 5 at Penguins 1

Posted by gowings00 on 15 March 2015 - 12:08 PM

That my friends is called a "One-timer". I didn't know we were allowed to do that anymore.


#2581805 3/14 GDT : Red Wings 2 at Flyers 7

Posted by gowings00 on 14 March 2015 - 04:09 PM

What is the argument again for Howard just being an Average goalie? I honestly don't know why people get so upset with that.


#2580996 3/12 GDT : Blue Jackets 3 at Red Wings 1

Posted by gowings00 on 12 March 2015 - 08:01 PM

What does Andersson's player bio say? What is this guy good at? Seems like he's below average in everything. Mediocre on face offs, slow, doesn't have a good shot, not too strong of a passer, not very physical, etc.


Apparently he's REALLY good at finding dirt on Babcock and using it as blackmail. Most likely Cleary's protege.


#2580935 3/12 GDT : Blue Jackets 3 at Red Wings 1

Posted by gowings00 on 12 March 2015 - 07:35 PM

So seriously, why is Cool Hand Luke on Line 1? 


Apparently Dats asked Babs to put him there.


#2579467 3/6 GDT : Flames 5 at Red Wings 2

Posted by gowings00 on 06 March 2015 - 09:03 PM

Wow...of all the things this team does well....holding a lead is absolutely not one of them. They blow a 2 goal lead almost every single time they have one.


Well...just to be fair we did play an overtime game last night, had to travel from Boston and played extremely well defensively last game so we were due for a letdown. Wait.....nevermind.