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#2587808 Drew miller injury *Graphic content*

Posted by Smite on 01 April 2015 - 11:39 AM


#2587802 Drew miller injury *Graphic content*

Posted by Smite on 01 April 2015 - 11:19 AM


Ted Kulfan ‏@tkulfan  37s

Miller practicing today...



#2587007 Sheahan out with upper body injury

Posted by Smite on 31 March 2015 - 07:38 AM

as per mlive


Injury update: Forwards Erik Cole and Riley Sheahan (upper-body injuries) are possible for Tuesday. Decisions will be made after the morning skate


#2586970 Former NHL Player Attacks Opponent with Stick During Warm-ups

Posted by Smite on 30 March 2015 - 11:52 AM

This comes to mind... although it not a blind side. 


Stick'um F'up old time hockey.



#2585256 3/26 GDT: Sharks 6 at Red Wings 4

Posted by Smite on 26 March 2015 - 04:02 PM

One on my favorite GIFS. #TBT



#2585236 3/26 GDT: Sharks 6 at Red Wings 4

Posted by Smite on 26 March 2015 - 01:39 PM

My message for Jumbo Joe



#2585106 CHL Playoffs

Posted by Smite on 25 March 2015 - 01:46 PM

Prospect watch for the Red Wings:



Guelph (Tyler Bertuzzi GM 5 - G 4 - A 1 - P 5) vs Owen sound (Zach Nastasiuk GM 4 - G 1 - A 0 - P 1) 

Guelph wins series 4 - 1
Game 1 - Fri Mar 27 7:30 PM Owen Sound 6, GUELPH 1
Game 2 - Sun Mar 29 6:30 PM GUELPH 5, Owen Sound 4 OT
Game 3 - Tue Mar 31 7:00 PM Guelph 2, OWEN SOUND 1
Game 4 - Wed Apr 1 7:00 PM Guelph 3, OWEN SOUND 2 OT
Game 5 - Sat Apr 4 7:00 PM GUELPH 2, Owen Sound 1


London vs Kitchener (Jake Patterson Gm 6 - GA 28 - GAA 5.18 - SV .854)

London wins series 4 - 2
Game 1 - Fri Mar 27 7:30 PM LONDON 3, Kitchener 1
Game 2 - Sun Mar 29 4:00 PM LONDON 6, Kitchener 2
Game 3 - Tue Mar 31 7:00 PM London 10, KITCHENER 6
Game 4 - Thu Apr 2 7:00 PM KITCHENER 5, London 4
Game 5 - Fri Apr 3 7:30 PM Kitchener 6, LONDON 3
Game 6 - Sun Apr 5 7:00 PM London 5, KITCHENER 0




Victoria (Joe Hicketts GM 5 - G 0 - A 3 - P 3 - +5) vs Prince George

Victoria wins series 4 - 1
Game 1 - Fri Mar 27 7:05 PM VICTORIA 5, Prince George 3
Game 2 - Sat Mar 28 7:05 PM VICTORIA 5, Prince George 4
Game 3 - Wed Apr 1 7:00 PM PRINCE GEORGE 4, Victoria 2
Game 4 - Thu Apr 2 7:00 PM Victoria 3, PRINCE GEORGE 0
Game 5 - Sat Apr 4 7:05 PM VICTORIA 5, Prince George 4 OT


Portland (Dominic Turgeon GM 6 - G 4 - A 0 - P 3) vs Seattle

Portland wins series 4 - 2
Game 1 - Sat Mar 28 6:00 PM Seattle 4, PORTLAND 3
Game 2 - Sun Mar 29 5:00 PM PORTLAND 3, Seattle 0
Game 3 - Tue Mar 31 7:05 PM SEATTLE 5, Portland 2
Game 4 - Thu Apr 2 7:05 PM Portland 8, SEATTLE 5
Game 5 - Sat Apr 4 6:00 PM PORTLAND 5, Seattle 3
Game 6 - Tue Apr 7 7:05 PM Portland 5, SEATTLE 4 OT


Kelona (Mitch Wheaton has not played since October)  Vs Tri-City

Kelowna wins series 4 - 0
Game 1 - Fri Mar 27 7:05 PM KELOWNA 6, Tri-City 0
Game 2 - Sat Mar 28 7:05 PM KELOWNA 3, Tri-City 0
Game 3 - Tue Mar 31 7:05 PM Kelowna 5, TRI-CITY 3
Game 4 - Wed Apr 1 7:05 PM Kelowna 5, TRI-CITY 4 OT


Marc McNulty's team did not qualify for the playoffs. 


I could not find any QJMHL prospects.


Edit: updated

#2584287 Red Wings have 5 players with at least 20 goals

Posted by Smite on 24 March 2015 - 08:30 AM

Most in the NHL. But who would have guessed the list would be Tater (26), Datsyuk (23), Nyquist(22), Cole (21), Abdlekader (20) 


If you asked me at the start of the season I would have said:








#2583234 Positive feel good thread

Posted by Smite on 20 March 2015 - 10:19 AM

With all the feel good stories that happen (Tootoo's Stick giveaway).I would like to start a thread of feel good NHL stories... Please leave out negativity. If you have an objection, no judgements just move along.


Please add your positive thoughts and stories.


I would like to start with the letter to Carey Price about the Selfie.


Story: Link



To my hero Carey Price,

I have always regarded you as one of my heroes, but it was only yesterday that I started to think long about what a hero means to me.

A hero is someone who you not only admire for their outstanding achievements, but also for their kindness.

You, Mr. Price, do both.

Our family travelled to New York City for Saturday night’s game. I tried to take a selfie with you. You noticed me and gave me the memory of a lifetime. You looked and asked me for my selfie in the middle of an intense game and I wanted to say thank you.

Thank you for being the generous person I have always believed that you were.

Who would have thought that the selfie would be captured by a cameraman during the break and make the headlines? But it happened!

The story went viral and since then we have been contacted by several radio stations and sports television stations for interviews.

This story is not really about me. I am not different from the other millions of fans. This story is about you, and proof that a true hero is not measured in the greatness of his strength, but the strength of his heart.

Carey, the truth is that you were my hero before Saturday night and now it may well be that you become a hero and an inspiration to many other fans who often need to believe in the power of a single moment. A unique moment that I will replay in my head and possibly play again in the heads of every young fan who has the feeling of being part of a selfie.

Because it could have been anyone else posing with you.

This is perhaps my selfie, but this has nothing to do with me.

So, Mr. Price, thank you for proving that your skills on the ice are secondary to your kindness!

You gave me a memory that will last a lifetime and there is nothing more generous to a young hockey fan like me.




#2583217 Connor McDavid

Posted by Smite on 20 March 2015 - 08:52 AM

You do not need a "elite top pick" to be good. 


When is the last time Detroit had a player win the Art Ross? Individual awards mean nothing to this organization. 


Since we started winning the cup back in '98 Detroit has had 1 player break the top 5 in scoring leaders and 6 times in the top 10. 


Detroit has always focused on depth instead on star talent. 


When Pasha is gone hopefully Manta, larkin or another player will fill his shoes as Z and DAts took over for players like Yzerman and Shanny. 

#2582866 Team next season?

Posted by Smite on 19 March 2015 - 12:30 PM


#2582473 Red Wings acquire Marek Zidlicky from NJ for Cond. 2016 3rd Round Pick

Posted by Smite on 16 March 2015 - 09:38 AM

Seeing how instantly comfortable here, he might be easy to resign. 

#2581325 Tyler Bertuzzi vs Jake Patterson

Posted by Smite on 13 March 2015 - 10:41 PM

I just got home from watching Jake Patterson stop 45 of 48 shots to help the Kitchener Rangers beat Little Berts 1 goal and 1 assist for the Guelph Storm 5-3.


Guelph and Kitchener are hated rivals. Usually a ton of fights and mega penalty minutes. This game was no exception. Only 3 fights but 56 minutes in penalties.The biggest difference between  2 years ago and now, Little Bert was involved in most of the penalties and started the fights and he was a little lightning bug being a pest. Maybe maturity maybe the injuries caught up or both but now he is a more complete player. He stayed out of all the scrums and hardly hit anyone. It was also clear that Guelph was a 1 line team, at least tonight. If Bertuzzi's line came off, it was not off for long and he also played most of the PK and PP minutes. I think Bertuzzi fired at least a dozen or more shot attempts had some bad puck luck with a couple posts and fan on a empty net.


Jake was the number one star and for good reason, he saw a lot of rubber and a lot were good scoring opportunities. He works the lower net really well and was quick with little rebounds. He made 4 or 5 highlight reel saves stoneing what seemed to be for sure goals.


Best part of the game is I got to take my daughter to her first OHL hockey game. It was a late night, but she enjoyed it. She asked me on the ride home when can she come with me to watch a Red Wings Game. I think it will be sooner then later.



#2580649 Andreas Athanasiou

Posted by Smite on 11 March 2015 - 08:02 AM

I will leave this here


#2580648 All Purpose Grand Rapids Griffins Thread

Posted by Smite on 11 March 2015 - 08:00 AM

Another big win 13-0-3-0 in the last 16 games. They are rolling


Athanasiou had a beauty.