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#1996196 Pick-A-Douche

Posted by McAwesome on 08 June 2010 - 08:52 AM

I had to pick Avery, and here's why:

Pronger today is still an above average defenseman, but he is not as dominant as he once was, so the gag factor would not be outweighed by his contribution.

Carcillo is too much of a loose cannon, his value of being an agitator and grinder would be wasted by spending too much time in the box, not exactly Red Wings style of hockey.

Tootoo doesn't really have enough upside in any category, offensive, defensive, fighting, etc. to make me want him on this team.

Avery, on the other hand, has shown that he has some offensive touch, and everything he does to agitate is cool and calculated, he rarely takes "stupid" penalties unlike the other forwards in the poll, and plus, aside from the off-ice comments, he reminds me a lot of how I played the game, always trying to get in the opponents head.


#1994838 What are the Pros and Cons of next season?

Posted by McAwesome on 05 June 2010 - 01:03 PM

Pros of next season: It is a clean slate

Cons of next season: It is 4 months away


#1994452 SCF Game 4 GDT

Posted by McAwesome on 04 June 2010 - 07:09 PM

Tonight, NBC proudly presents this .



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WTF was NBC thinking? At least we know that the Cup won't be awarded on Versus, yet another sign that the NHL needs to dump their current TV deal ASAP.

Hartnell is one fugly human being, or an average-looking ape.


#1994334 Ron MacLean saves a man's life

Posted by McAwesome on 04 June 2010 - 03:02 PM

^It's the internet man, sadly this is the prime place to go to say stupid s*** just to get a reaction.



Yeah, I know, I just had to put my 2 cents in. I'll admit that I often laugh at some of the outrageous things said on here and on the internet in general, but the sanctity of life is one topic which I tend to have no sense of humor about.


#1994331 Ron MacLean saves a man's life

Posted by McAwesome on 04 June 2010 - 02:54 PM

Human life is precious, and any untimely death, whether by accident, illness, or a conscious decision to take or end a life, is tragic. Ron McLean is a hero and should be recognized as such, as should the unnamed bystander who also jumped in to help.

OK, public service announcement over, I'll let you get back to your morbid humor


#1993191 What are the Pros and Cons of next season?

Posted by McAwesome on 02 June 2010 - 03:15 PM

So far this offseason is proving to be boring, which doesn't instill me with a lot of excitement about what the team's going to look like when winter rolls along. A winning team yes, but much beyond that is wishful thinking as you never know what six months from now is going to bring. I'm really not worked up one way or another at this point.

I am becoming concerned about the lack of young talent entering the team with the same old faces still hanging around that aren't getting any younger or more talented. I heard grumblings from my father earlier that Maltby is being considered for resigning, (not sure...)and as much as I appreciate what Malts has done in the past for this franchise, I have serious doubts as to what more he can do, along with a host of guys that we've had here for long enough to see what they're going to be able to do. I sincerely hope that there's going to be some emergence of some kind next season, but as I stated before you never know what six months from now will bring.


Bolded: it's not really the offseason yet, the Finals are still going on, the draft is not for 3 weeks and free agency signing doesn't start until next month. Holland has done what he can for now, talking to players who are under contract but up for renewal, making qualifying offers, etc. I don't expect much excitement until July 1st, and even then I don't expect much from the Red Wings as Holland has already stated his intentions, re-sign Homer, Bert, some of our RFAs, and add a 3rd/4th line player in the mold of Dallas Drake. Unless Bert walks and we have the money to go after a top 6 guy like Plekanec or Lombardi, I don't anticipate much fireworks.

Underlined: I don't have time to dig up the links, but Maltby and Holland have both been quoted as saying that it's a foregone conclusion that he won't be back next year and if he does play another year it will be elsewhere.


#1992613 What if Dan Carcillo...

Posted by McAwesome on 01 June 2010 - 04:03 PM

That was hilarious, now I wish I had watched the game last night just for that.

Nice move by Kopecky, side-stepping the big hit but leaving his stick in the way so Carcillo could drive it right into his teammates face.

Great clip


#1978957 2010 Round 2 Photoshop War: San Jose Sharks

Posted by McAwesome on 06 May 2010 - 11:39 PM

Eye of the Mule..errr..Tiger
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#1973969 504 posts for a Game 3 Red Wings victory!

Posted by McAwesome on 04 May 2010 - 04:25 PM

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Glad I could help


#1973955 504 posts for a Game 3 Red Wings victory!

Posted by McAwesome on 04 May 2010 - 04:22 PM

Hurray for Ozzie!

Go Wings.

-Rage


#1973849 504 posts for a Game 3 Red Wings victory!

Posted by McAwesome on 04 May 2010 - 03:54 PM

If someone with multiple personalities threatens to kill himself, is it considered a hostage situation?

Hey Karen, I think I posted that exact same quote in here yesterday. That's twice in the same thread that's happened, crazy.


#1973825 504 posts for a Game 3 Red Wings victory!

Posted by McAwesome on 04 May 2010 - 03:46 PM

If you're looking for self-help, why would you read a book written by someone else? That's not self-help, that's help. Besides, if you did it yourself, you didn't need help.


#1973821 504 posts for a Game 3 Red Wings victory!

Posted by McAwesome on 04 May 2010 - 03:45 PM

Why do they call it a building if they are finished building it? They should call it a built


#1973726 504 posts for a Game 3 Red Wings victory!

Posted by McAwesome on 04 May 2010 - 03:07 PM

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#1973712 504 posts for a Game 3 Red Wings victory!

Posted by McAwesome on 04 May 2010 - 03:04 PM

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