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Member Since 02 Dec 2008
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In Topic: Wings re-sign Cleary $1.5 mill + $1mill in game bonuses

11 July 2014 - 10:20 AM

My dad noticed his new number last season and said, "If I were Cleary, I would have change my number and the name on the back of the jersey."

In Topic: Spezza Requests Trade

13 June 2014 - 04:56 PM

He's only 30, so there's some good there.  I hate seeing the wings trading great talent for short-term contracts on aging forwards.

In Topic: Abdelkader ejected for "vicious" hit at World Championships

22 May 2014 - 11:49 AM

Yeah, I don't see charging, but it doesn't matter, you can't target the head like that.

In Topic: Canada can support 3 more teams in 20yrs

14 May 2014 - 09:38 AM

I would move a struggling US team to Hamilton and Quebeq.  I wouldn't do any more expansion.

In Topic: NHL lacks class.

27 April 2014 - 09:42 PM


I'm guessing you haven't watched hockey very long if you think this way.  


There's never been a time in NHL history when fighters had more skill than they do now.  15 years ago, enforcers who could barely skate would have a regular spot on every NHL team.  Those players are largely extinct.  Today's NHL has largely weeded out unskilled fighters.    


And a byproduct of this is that you get these wanna-be tough guys that go around cheap stuff like anything that Cooke does, and Boochich hitting DeKeyser in the nuts.


I'm still very dissapointed in the 5K fine, what a joke.