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#2283682 Nyquist in game 2

Posted by MibJab on 12 April 2012 - 02:56 PM

who cares? Nyquist couldn't compete in the Women's league. Lets solve our getting beat up on problem with another Hudler.


#2277940 4/4 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Blues 2 (SO)

Posted by TheXym on 04 April 2012 - 09:10 PM

Good pressure in OT but didn't bury one. Congrats on another 100 point season, but they got the point the hard way. Kindl is definitely the goat tonight. I wonder if Franzen ate some GMO mule feed during the 2nd intermission.

I like our chances in the shootout.


#2277917 4/4 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Blues 2 (SO)

Posted by kook_10 on 04 April 2012 - 09:03 PM

...posted again after the win...


#2277831 4/4 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Blues 2 (SO)

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 04 April 2012 - 08:50 PM

Mule! Thanks to Doc for talking about the shutout. :P


#2272594 3/21 GDT : Red Wings 1 at Rangers 2 (OT)

Posted by HockeytownRules19 on 21 March 2012 - 07:09 PM

and here come the trolls lol


#2272003 3/19 GDT : Capitals 5 at Red Wings 3

Posted by wings_fanatic on 19 March 2012 - 09:18 PM

OMG shut up with the holland remarks... u honestly sound RETARDED!!! The funny thing is back at the beginning of the year when the Wings were going through a similar funk, everyone was saying the exact same things because it seemed like the end of the world. Now we are in another small funk (This time largely cuz of injuries) and you are all at it again. When the team gets going again and starts racking up W's, the same people saying retarded things about Holland and Babcock and whoever else will be PRAISING them... honestly if your a fan of the team than support it all the time, not just when its playing well!


#2271387 Crosby

Posted by T-Ruff on 18 March 2012 - 11:52 AM

The difference between Crosby and Datsyuk's offensive game is greater than the difference in their defensive game. Crosby is easily the best player in the league, and Datsyuk is a perhaps close but definitive 2nd. NHL players agree in a recent poll they did and of course they're a better sample than a bunch of us Red Wings fans. :hehe:


#2271330 Crosby

Posted by Frank the Tank on 18 March 2012 - 03:37 AM

When he's healthy, no one is even close to Crosby. Not Malkin, not Giroux, not Dats, not Toews, not the Sedins, nobody.

Also, it's 5 points in 2 games since coming back.


#2270031 Call the team out

Posted by Red Crazy on 14 March 2012 - 08:02 AM

Is anyone else sick of reading Babcock's post game comments? " I thought we were good for 2 min in the second, we didn't start on time, they played good, we only had one line playing" etc. I wish that he would call this team out or at least those who are simply collecting cheques and not giving a crap. Forget the PP. This team does not compete on a nightly basis and that is becoming a huge problem. Have you ever watched a Wings game and had a pretty good idea what the outcome will be 5 min in? Mike Babcock is a great coach but he needs to inspire this team. Say what you want about Ken Hitchcock but the Blues are playing inspired hockey right now and that is a lot to do with coaching. Getting the boys all back healthy will be a big help but this team has been lacking drive all season. So I think its the coaches job to turn this around now or face a very early playoff exit.


#2268436 THN Future Watch 2012

Posted by egroen on 09 March 2012 - 01:57 PM

A recent tweet reveals that the new Hockey News Future watch has a weak forcast of the Wings farm system.


Brian Costello ‏ @bcostellothn
#RedWings have C+ rating and 4 prospects (Smith, Jarnkrok, Nyquist, Tatar) among top 75 in THN's upcoming #FutureWatch

Interesting...

Considering the Wings have had by far the worst drafting position in the NHL over any time period, anything better than dead last is great. No question the prospect pool is the strongest it has been in a long time.

Smith, Nyquist, Jarnkrok, Tatar and Pulkkinen all have performed very well as pros (against adults) already.

Smith and Nyquist are already AHL all-stars. Tatar was the youngest player in the AHL. Jarnkrok just finished 14th in SEL scoring (despite losing a fair amount of games to injury) and Pulkkinen recently broke Teemu Selanne's rookie scoring record in the Finnish elite league.

Jurco and Tvrdon put up a ton of points with their junior teams, while defensemen like Oullete and Sproul exploded to become all-star selections at defense (at very young ages). Even huge, lumbering Nedomlel just tripled his scoring from last year. Mrazek was the World Junior Championship most valuable goalie.

Then you have Sheahan and Jensen playing very well in college and defensemen like Marchenko, Backman and Almquist who could really surprise in the next couple years (my money is on Marchenko - who was made the face of Russian junior hockey and already playing in the KHL).

The prospect pool is the best it has been in 20 years, and it's exciting to keep up with their accomplishments... I'm very optimistic for the future.

Apparently a lot of teams were targeting Smith and Pulkkinen at the trade deadline.


#2266380 3/4 GDT : Blackhawks 2 at Red Wings 1

Posted by Rivalred on 04 March 2012 - 04:22 PM

Emery looking shaky or that just me? Shoot it from anywhere boys


#2264389 trade idea for the summer

Posted by Icesurfer on 28 February 2012 - 12:52 AM

I am already looking towards next year. I am guessing with Ericsson and Datsyuk out the Wings will end up as fourth seed and be eliminated in the second round or third... a familiar scenario. It will take Datsyuk a few weeks to get back into form. There is no forward on the team playing near Datsyuk's level and he can't do it by himself. The playoff teams will double or triple cover Datsyuk. Detroit lost the last two at home and St. Louis won the last three on the road..... so much for the "easier" schedule for Detroit. The next three games for each team will determine who wins the division and St. Louis is on fire.... and they are on the road.

Anyway this is my roster for next year. You can add one big gritty forward to the mix. So far the cap total is only 61.5 mil. Brendan Smith won't be full time until the following year IMHO.


Todd Bertuzzi $2,075,000
Pavel Datsyuk $6,700,000
Johan Franzen $3,954,545
Henrik Zetterberg $6,083,333
Valtteri Filppula $3,000,000
Daniel Cleary $2,800,000
Justin Abdelkader $1,000,000
Darren Helm $1,200,000
Drew Miller $837,500
cory Emmerton $533,333
Tomas Holmstrom $1,600,000
Patrick Eaves $1,200,000
jan Mursak $550,000

Nicklas Lidstrom $6,200,000
Ian White $2,875,000
Niklas Kronwall $4,750,000
Ryan Suter $6,000,000
Jonathan Ericsson $3,250,000
Kyle Quincey $3,200,000
Jakub Kindl $883,333

Jimmy Howard $2,250,000
Joey MacDonald 550,000


#2263230 What goes around...

Posted by aMonster on 27 February 2012 - 02:20 AM

For those still lamenting the icing call officials gave Vancouver when they snapped Detroits home record a few nights back, check out what happened to the Canucks tonight against the Stars...



This win would have put the Canucks 4 points up on Detroit in the standings so enjoy... what goes around comes around!


#2261978 Kyle Quincey traded to Detroit in 3 team trade (TBL & COL)

Posted by Red Wings Addict on 24 February 2012 - 05:07 AM

Kind of cool how each of the dmen pairs has one Swede and one Canadian.

Lidstrom-White
Kronwall-Stuart
Ericsson-Quincey


#2260797 Red Wings still looking for another defensemen?

Posted by pucktividi on 22 February 2012 - 08:40 PM

Man, who the hell knows what he is going to do now... Nothing he is doing is making any sense to me, and I have always been a huge proponent of Holland. I trust him 100%, but this month is a complete mystery to me.


No offense,but everything's making sense if you ask me.

find reliable backup goalie...checked

waive Conks to help the Griffins...checked

add good blue liner...checked

acquire the Avs player for the wanted price...checked

upset Adrian Dater...checked :ph34r:

keep good relationship with Stevie...checked

sign Bert for reasonable price...checked