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In Topic: Remaing RFAs to be signed - Jurco, Pulkkinen, Aubry

14 July 2015 - 02:31 PM

Jurco was at times played with Datsyuk, was put on the PP, still didn't put up great numbers


But at the same time, I feel like Blashill will revive him. Jurco's first year in GR was underwhelming, then he went PPG.

In Topic: Dougie hamilton to calgary

27 June 2015 - 10:21 AM

Calgary trades their first rounder and still gets a first round calibre player


They hit a slam dunk

In Topic: Will Wings Revisit Signing Phaneuf?

20 June 2015 - 05:27 PM

Remember this




Who knows what goes on over there

In Topic: Coaching Search Thread a.k.a. the Jeff Blashill Thread

21 May 2015 - 11:53 AM

Since everyone is singing Babs' praises about his Olympic record, we should do well to remember Blysma preciding over the embarrassing effort and collapse of Team USA at the Olympics last year. That was a good roster.


This gets brought up a lot, and I don't think its fair to Bylsma. Their 'embarrassing effort and collapse' was a 1-0 loss to CANADA in the semi's, a hard fought match that could've gone either way. They were there to avenge a loss from four years ago, which is probably why they didn't care about bronze.


Not saying Bylsma is a great coach, not saying Bylsma over Blashill, nor am I denying that the talent he's had was a huge part of his success. All I'm saying is that his performance at the Olympics wasn't a complete disaster.

In Topic: Is A First Round Exit Imminent?

28 March 2015 - 05:45 PM


All I've got to say about that is that I said again and again and again that season that Osgood would be great when it matters most, and was he ever. I really feel like we got robbed of a Cup that year; we just had too much going against us with injuries to overcome some of the Penguins incredibly timely calls. I don't like to blame the refs, but with all we had going against us with injuries, those terrible calls ended up playing too big of a role.


I feel ya. I actually forgot to mention that Ozzie would've won the Conn Smythe that year despite an awful regular season. End stretch is a poor indicator. Again, good players tend to pick it up for the playoffs.