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In Topic: Jeff Blashill = Dave Lewis 2.0 / Coaching Change

23 October 2015 - 05:04 PM

It's also hard to compare him to Dave Lewis, who inherited a great team with loads of Hall of Famers.  I could have coached those teams to the division title.  As for the playoffs,  I'm not sure if Bowman would have solved Giguere and Kiprusoff.  It just wasn't happening in those two playoffs for us.  


I don't remember much of the series against Calgary, but against Anaheim I agree with you. I don't think the Wings could've played any better that series. Giguere stopped like 35+ shots against them, stealing every game. Hell, that first game where they went into triple overtime he stopped something like ~65 SOG and only allowed 1. Very unfortunate for the Wings.

In Topic: Pittsburgh: America's hockey capital? Lol

09 July 2015 - 04:14 PM

Yeah well Minnesota can suck it too LGHT



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

20 May 2015 - 05:38 PM

My perfect scenario that was never gonna happen was Blashill as the head coach with Babcock in a more senior role.


I remember when Babs started in Detroit he said in an interview that 10 years is about the longest you should ever stay in one place professionally - so it seemed obvious he was going to look for a change.


I think Blashill as head coach will be a positive for the organization. A new voice, and someone who knows the future leaders of this team better than anyone. He'll be great for integrating guys like Pulkkinen, Marchenko, Ouellet, Athanasiou and Mantha into NHL roles. I'm hopeful at least. But it's important to get a good replacement for Blash in GR. That's my only serious concern.


A new voice? He sounds exactly like Babs... it'll be like he never left!  :tounge:

In Topic: Biznasty in the UK

24 October 2014 - 04:04 PM

Guy will be a huge star there 21 pts in 11 games is just crazy.

How good is that league compared to the KHL; SEL, NLA ?

Unless he has the ability to bend it like Beckham, I doubt anybody from the UK is going to know he exists... minus the few members on here :P