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McAwesome

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In Topic: Post-GDT ECQF Game 1: Red Wings 3, Lightning 2 (DET leads, 1-0)

17 April 2015 - 07:02 PM

Please list your candidates to be the first Lightning player to ever be Kronwalled in the playoffs in their franchise history.

Callahan, for sure. I'd sure like to have him in the Winged Wheel, but man is he a pain to play against.

 

Runner up, Tyler Johnson, something about his face just makes me want to punch him.


In Topic: ECQF Game 1 GDT : Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning, 7:30 EST

16 April 2015 - 11:44 AM

Apparently a Tampa area blogger published an article bashing the city of Detroit and the lightning website and Twitter posted it.... So, this guy wrote a perfect comeback article.

http://detroitsports... Bay vs Detroit

Stay classy, Tampa Bay.

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In Topic: Preferred Playoff Opponents?

19 February 2015 - 11:41 PM

Tampa, for all the reasons stated above, plus I would get to go to a game. However, I like the idea of exorcising the ghosts of playoff past by taking out Boston, Pittsburgh and San Jose all in one year, throw in Montreal just to stick it to them, if only we could play Chicago in a bonus playoff round for good measure.


In Topic: Red Wings Target Mike Green

09 July 2014 - 10:53 AM

How do people not see how special this Jurco kid is going to be? He has a much higher ceiling than Tatar and I would possibly even consider trading Nyquist before Jurco. Kid is going to be unreal.

^This, as much as I love Tatar and Nyquist, in reality Jurco has a higher ceiling than either, plus he has size and enough aggressiveness to use it effectively. I really don't think any of the three should be considered as part of a deal for an expiring contract, and I think both sides know that. Like someone said, Andersson, Ferraro, and a conditional pick should get this deal done, Andersson is the odd man out in our logjam at center, Ferraro doesn't have much of a chance of cracking the 23 man roster and has a better than 50/50 chance of getting claimed off waivers for nothing, and a 3rd rounder that turns into a second rounder in 2016 if Green re-signs with us. With as many lopsided deals as we've been on the wrong end of lately, it would be nice to get a fair deal like this for a change.


In Topic: Bertuzzi in, Jurco out

24 April 2014 - 05:03 PM

 

How do we know what's been asked of Jurco? Maybe his isn't even coming close to what's been asked. Babcock is slightly more knowledgable than I am in matters such as these, but I don't have much of an issue with this swap anyway. It lets the guys know that he willing to shake things up a bit.

 

My point as not specifically what Babaock asked Jurco to do, I meant what players in a playoff situation are asked to do in general, go to the hard areas, play the body, back check, etc. which Jurco has done whether he is scoring or not. Could very well be other factors involved, but I disagree with this move on many levels.