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#2682888 This year vs last year: a poll

Posted by anthonyn66 on 11 July 2016 - 08:50 AM

 

What is their ceiling?  30?  They're small, soft euro trash.  Useless in the playoffs.

 

Let's try and remember that the original Euro twins took time to have a major impact in the playoffs as well. Zetterberg wasn't an impact player in the playoffs until 05-06 (3rd season), Datsyuk 07 (6th season). There's definitely a learning curve in the playoffs.




#2682744 Who do you have as the top 5 Wings of all time..

Posted by anthonyn66 on 09 July 2016 - 07:23 PM

Lebda

Leino

Emdog

Commodore

Avery

 

Glendening, Kindl with the hon. mentions




#2682631 Datsyuk Announcement to Officially Leave NHL

Posted by anthonyn66 on 08 July 2016 - 01:43 PM

SKA St. Petersburg has our prospect, Kadeykin. Hope some of Datsyuks magic rubs off! 




#2671103 ECQF Game 4 GDT : Tampa Bay Lightning at Red Wings, 7:00 EST

Posted by anthonyn66 on 19 April 2016 - 06:30 PM

The fact that AA is only on the ice like 3 times a period is a digrace




#2641400 musicians that are red wing fans?

Posted by anthonyn66 on 05 December 2015 - 08:49 PM

Chad Smith introducing Nick Lidstrom during a concert

 

 

Red Wings and Red Hot Chili Peppers, my two favourite things




#2586306 Is A First Round Exit Imminent?

Posted by anthonyn66 on 28 March 2015 - 05:37 PM

Does anyone remember both in the 2008 and 2009 seasons when we went through absolutely terrible stretches towards the end of the season? Especially 2009 when the Ozzie/Conklin tandem was just awful? How about last year when the kids carried our team into the playoffs and disappeared after? 

 

All I'm saying is that the last stretch isn't as big of an indicator as we think.




#2577644 Red Wings acquire Marek Zidlicky from NJ for Cond. 2016 3rd Round Pick

Posted by anthonyn66 on 02 March 2015 - 02:17 PM

Smith is not bad enough to sit. Marchenko/Ouellet will get sent down. Besides, if they want to trade Smith, making him a healthy scratch a bunch of times doesn't help his value.




#2576978 Red Wings acquire Erik Cole, conditional 3rd from Stars

Posted by anthonyn66 on 01 March 2015 - 09:21 PM

Detroit got a top 6 forward and gave up a second and two prospects, not even our elite ones

 

Janmark is good, but we're so deep down the middle it doesn't matter a whole lot

Backman would be behind Sproul, Hicketts, Ouellet, Marchenko anyway so who cares

 

What matters to me is we kept Mrazek Mantha Larkin AA XO Sproul and Marchenko which is awesome




#2538156 TSN Luke Schenn could be available

Posted by anthonyn66 on 03 October 2014 - 01:56 PM

Luke Schenn?? Are you guys nuts?




#2533600 Candiens, P.K. Subban agree to 8 year contract

Posted by anthonyn66 on 03 August 2014 - 07:43 AM

Subban shoulda gotten 8, he's not better than Doughty/Weber although he benefits from having a Norris to his name

 

The comparisons to the Kane/Toews deal are sort of valid, but at the same time, let's keep in mind that Kane and Toews are two of the most popular, recognizable players in the NHL.Chicago has the biggest bandwagon fanbase in the NHL and if you lose Captain Serious and Kaner, you lose a whole bunch of revenue. 

 

Montreal likes Subban but they'll always have a fan base and it wouldn't be the end of the world if they lost him.




#2533341 Samuelsson signs new contract....... with Djurgarden.

Posted by anthonyn66 on 30 July 2014 - 07:44 AM

The dots in the title..... WERE SO UNNECESSARY!!

 

Had a half second heart attack




#2531061 Wings re-sign Cleary $1.5 mill + $1mill in game bonuses

Posted by anthonyn66 on 10 July 2014 - 03:31 PM

1 year deal per the official Facebook account....

loss of words




#2530808 2014 Offseason League Signings and Trades

Posted by anthonyn66 on 09 July 2014 - 12:30 PM

Toews and Kane signed identical 8 year, $10.5M contracts...

 

Anyone else feel that the Hawks could be screwed cap wise in the near future?...

People have been saying this for years...




#2530288 What's best for Mantha?

Posted by anthonyn66 on 06 July 2014 - 05:38 PM

Side note

 

Blashill sounds exactly like Babcock in interviews..




#2529828 Next Seasons Needs/Team Future

Posted by anthonyn66 on 03 July 2014 - 04:17 PM

I've seen Datsyuk's rookie highlight reel a bunch of times, and after watching Tatar's, I will be royally pissed if they trade him. The reels are very similar: a bit worse defensively, same shifty moves, a harder shot, both great in corners, and plays with a lot of heart. He's no "soft euro".