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#2533353 Red Wings add Jim Hiller and Andrew Brewer to coaching staff

Posted by troubadour on 30 July 2014 - 10:46 AM

As a former Wildcat, this makes me happy :bye1:




#2524378 Eaves is OUT in Nashville

Posted by troubadour on 18 June 2014 - 08:27 AM

I really liked Eaves. He worked hard and just seemed like an all-around nice guy. Plus, he is (was?) the only Wing that I have an autograph from ;)     I hope he can find a place somewhere and have a productive, healthy season.




#2518096 4th Annual Playoff Money On The Board!

Posted by troubadour on 28 April 2014 - 10:12 PM

I'm fine with honoring Gordy. Another option could also be for Tatar's late father, Jan.


#2517267 4th Annual Playoff Money On The Board!

Posted by troubadour on 26 April 2014 - 05:38 PM

Ended up with $31.66, I'll round to $32. Thanks again, I know the Children's Hospital will appreciate it!


#2514889 ECQF - Game 4 - Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2 (F/OT)

Posted by troubadour on 24 April 2014 - 06:37 PM

Z's beard is so majestic and glorious.


#2514554 4th Annual Playoff Money On The Board!

Posted by troubadour on 24 April 2014 - 09:02 AM

In honor of Datsyuk's new arrival, I will also pledge an additional $5 per Datsyuk goal and $3 per Datsyuk assist for tonight's game.
 
 
(Am I the only one who totally missed that he was re-married AND had a pregnant wife?)

Edit: just read that Kronwall's child has also been born, so same goes for him.


#2509448 4th Annual Playoff Money On The Board!

Posted by troubadour on 13 April 2014 - 10:01 PM

I have been looking forward to this, thanks Vladdy! I am going to pledge similarly to last year (I can't remember exactly):

X cents per goal based on scorer's jersey number. Double for pp goals and triple for shorties. Half for assists. i'll round up for odd numbers.

Before each game I will also choose a stat/pledge for that game only. Game 1 will be five cents per SOG.

GO WINGS!


#2504687 4/2 GDT - Bruins 2 at Red Wings 3

Posted by troubadour on 02 April 2014 - 06:52 PM

I predict "subtle interference" will be brought up at the 13:00 mark, +\- 30 seconds. :P


#2485785 Olympic Hockey Streams?

Posted by troubadour on 21 February 2014 - 09:33 AM

If you have almost any major cable/dish provider, you can use your account info to access the NBC Olympics streams for free, and not just for the first 30 minutes.




#2485054 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by troubadour on 19 February 2014 - 09:47 AM

Finland? More like Winland, amirite?!   In all seriousness though, I'm bummed for Pav but I'm glad he will have a few extra days rest.




#2484336 Zetterberg out with herniated disc

Posted by troubadour on 15 February 2014 - 10:36 PM

I feel bad for Z. FWIW, I have had back problems since I was around 20 (almost 28 now), and I can go months or longer being just fine, and then the dumbest, seemingly innocuous thing will happen and I will have to start all over. I am a funeral director so I do a lot of heavy lifting all the time and be great and then I will take the slightest slip on some ice or lift a laundry basket or something not even worth noting to myself and it will start. Sometimes it is even 2-3 days before the inflammation kicks in to cause pain.

For all we know, the long plane ride could have been enough on Z. I hope he has a productive, long-term recovery, not only for his hockey career but for his lifetime.


#2395224 Money on the Board - playoff style!

Posted by troubadour on 03 May 2013 - 10:40 AM

I updated my first post and sig, but wanted to add that I will be factoring in multi-goal games as well-double for two goals, triple for a hatty, etc. Last night Mule cost me $5.76 with just his two goals, hopefully he keeps it up and breaks the bank!




#2391799 Money on the Board - playoff style!

Posted by troubadour on 29 April 2013 - 04:19 PM

I'm going to pledge X cents for each scoring jersey number (example: 13 cents each time Datsyuk scores, etc) with double for powerplay goals and triple for shorties. I'll keep track of it myself (and will round up generously!)

 

Edit: I forgot to add that I will also factor in multi-goal games!




#2300280 Happy Birthday Steve Yzerman!

Posted by troubadour on 09 May 2012 - 07:47 AM

It is my birthday also! Happy Birthday to all of us! :cool:


#2281246 Money On The Board - Playoff Style

Posted by troubadour on 11 April 2012 - 08:43 AM

This is such a great idea, thanks for bringing it back!! Here are my Wings pledges, which will stay the same throughout the playoffs:

$1 per powerplay goal

$1 per defenseman goal

$2 per even-strength goal by Abdelkader, Cleary, Conner, Emmerton, Helm, Holmstrom, Miller, Mursak or Nyquist

$10 per shorthanded goal

$25 per goaltender assist

$100 per goaltender goal

I'll keep track in my sig.