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#2050889 "Why I hate this obnoxious hockey team"

Posted by hooon on 22 October 2010 - 05:35 PM

I didn't even read the article until now. As an aspiring journalist, I hope wherever I end up working will be thousands of miles away from this writer, as she would lower the intelligence level of the entire staff by her mere presence.

What a crock of s***. The Red Wings are arrogant, and yet no examples. Red Wings fans are stupid, and yet no examples. Mike Modano a Wing? I guess this bimbo forgot her team didn't want him back. What a putz.

Tried to warn you not to read it...

Since no one has posted it yet:


#2050887 The Third Line

Posted by hooon on 22 October 2010 - 05:32 PM

Right now I'm not happy hudler got a 2.875 Caphit, think of other players we could get for them :/


#2050855 "Why I hate this obnoxious hockey team"

Posted by hooon on 22 October 2010 - 04:16 PM

When has a live octopus ever been thrown onto the ice?
Imagine sneaking that in under your pants!

Well she starts by saying that she has been a hockey fan since she was 8 years old. Based on the quality of writing and information she presented.... that would make her about 9 years old currently. So lets give her a break.

#2050770 Goalie Poll @ nhl.com

Posted by hooon on 22 October 2010 - 01:14 PM

Does this take into account Cap considerations?

If I'm building a team, I'm sure as hell not putting 7 mil into my goalie when there are many perfectly capable goalies available for a third of that price.

I'm going with the Wings system of signing goalies.

#2050597 How many goals will Franzen score this season?

Posted by hooon on 22 October 2010 - 12:47 AM

For me, the question is not how many goals he will score, its how many games he will stay healthy for.

#2049454 10/19 GDT

Posted by hooon on 20 October 2010 - 12:53 AM

What an absolute idiot. A fan is just clapping in the stands and he goes after him. Guy has some serious problems. He is a Matt Cooke type of player, no business being in this league. I wish they would just get rid of these cowards.

#2047739 10/16 GDT: Red Wings 2 at Coyotes 1 (OT)

Posted by hooon on 16 October 2010 - 01:37 AM

As far as MLive is reporting, we aren't calling anyone up and we're going with only 11 forwards.

Ugh... Darn.

And btw, thanks again Hockeytown for another great GDT! Wish the Wings had that kind of consistency... <_<

#2045795 Leafs waive Finger

Posted by hooon on 13 October 2010 - 01:15 AM

Borderline 3rd pairing defenseman at best.

If he was beat out by LEBDA I'm not sure we'd want him. :hehe:

#2043115 Wings' Datsyuk has fight fans among Blackhawks

Posted by hooon on 09 October 2010 - 03:22 PM

I'd like to see Datsyuk fight Kane. :thumbup:

#2042768 Pavel Datsyuk has a Gordie Howe Hattrick

Posted by hooon on 08 October 2010 - 10:08 PM

Well, Datsyuk's fight didn't exactly win the game.

I'm just saying that I'd rather see tough guys fighting tough guys, than see our star player in a fight. Doesn't have to be against someone like Boogaard for him to get hurt.

That's what happens when no hired gun is in the lineup to take care of the dirty work. Now we have Datsyuk doing it instead.

This won't happen against most teams in the league, but against someone like Anaheim, it becomes a problem.

If we had Downy or another enforcer... they would not have been out on the ice with the Datsyuk line, they would not have been out against the Perry line. An enforcer would have changed nothing in this situation. God forbid our "soft euro players" aren't soft.

#2042747 oilers not pleased with eberle

Posted by hooon on 08 October 2010 - 09:55 PM

Taylor Hall sounds like a real douchebag. He was pissed at Eberle for scoring twice and thus taking the spotlight. Did Hall expect Eberle and the rest of the Oilers to just hang back so that he could be the big hero?

Umm... how is there even a shadow of a doubt that this entire thing is a joke... are you serious?

I thought Hall's part was the funniest part. Kid's got some acting chops as well.

#2038952 10/1 Pre-season GDT: Toronto Maple Leafs at Red Wings

Posted by hooon on 01 October 2010 - 03:29 PM

You're starting to get quite the exciting team up Yonder.

vFlip surrounded by Mule AND Ritola??? Holy skilled second line Batman!

Holy no idiotic behind-the-back completely blind passes and one-hand-on-stick behind the net uselessness Batman!

#2037920 Babs gives Miller a vote of confidence

Posted by hooon on 29 September 2010 - 01:29 PM

Eh, I can't say I like it.

Miller is as good as he will ever be, which, really isn't THAT good. We already have a ton of players who do exactly what he deos; Eaves, Helm, Abby, Draper.

I'll be honest, I have never seen much of Ritola, but my understanding is that his upside and potential is way higher than Miller's ever will be.

I also thought that he was have a strong, hard working preseason. Oh well.

#2035571 Am I the only one that respects Gary Bettman?

Posted by hooon on 22 September 2010 - 07:24 PM


1. Roger Goodell
2. David Stern
3. Gary Bettman

9000001. Bud Selig

I'm pretty sure the Miller Lite "Commish" makes it on that list over Bettman.

#2035299 Am I the only one that respects Gary Bettman?

Posted by hooon on 22 September 2010 - 02:40 PM

You say hes done a great job in the post lockout era fixing the clutching and grabbing from the 90s and 00s. But, uhh, he was the commissioner in the 90s and 00s as well.

I think 18 years is absurdly long for someone to be in office, seems more like a dictatorship. I'm hearing praise for him in this thread for things he didn't even do, but simply occurred during the time of his reign.

IMO, his priorities with this league are completely backwards, with quality of gameplay and officiating being much lower on his itinerary than expansion and pleasing the owners, GMs and trustees who will agree to keep him in office as long as they keep getting paid, despite the fact that several franchises are obviously losing money. Not to mention some of the egregious decisions he approved during the NHLs expansion days.

I'm no conspiracy theorist. He doesn't fix games, he isn't corrupt, or working for the pens. He's just self-serving. Sure, there have been things he didn't screw up, but I do not believe that he is the only person in the world who can run this league, and there is a LOT of room for improvement.