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#2499285 3/22 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Wild 2

Posted by darkmanx on 22 March 2014 - 04:02 PM


#2497688 3/20 GDT - Penguins 4 at Red Wings 5 (OT)

Posted by darkmanx on 20 March 2014 - 07:36 PM


#2497626 3/20 GDT - Penguins 4 at Red Wings 5 (OT)

Posted by darkmanx on 20 March 2014 - 07:05 PM

Just because we have the lead, doesn't mean we have to play like s***.


I agree. It all of a sudden looks like we stopped skating...

#2497362 Gustav Nyquist Appreciation Thread

Posted by darkmanx on 19 March 2014 - 09:41 PM

Kid is incredible. Going to be a great future star for us. He is proving he doesn't need Zetterberg and Datsyuk to put up points which is great.



#2497055 Maple Leafs 2 @ Red Wings 3

Posted by darkmanx on 18 March 2014 - 09:09 PM

Always has to be suspenseful....

#2496786 Maple Leafs 2 @ Red Wings 3

Posted by darkmanx on 18 March 2014 - 07:52 PM

At least Howard showed up tonight


And Nyquist.

#2496594 Maple Leafs 2 @ Red Wings 3

Posted by darkmanx on 18 March 2014 - 06:13 PM

The Wings have 11 players on their roster from the Calder Cup winning team. Griffins have 10.


Let that sink in for a little.

#2496296 Next Seasons Needs/Team Future

Posted by darkmanx on 17 March 2014 - 09:17 PM

i don't think legwand resigns....where's he gonna play with z,d, helm and weiss back?


We better sign Legwand. I hope we didn't pay what we did for 20 games....

#2495633 3/16 GDT: Red Wings 1 at Blackhawks 4

Posted by darkmanx on 16 March 2014 - 05:22 PM

Legwand and Alfoe better come to play tonight


Yea, how about giving Alfie someone to play with instead of 4th line players.

#2495507 U.S.A. vs Russia - Gold Medal Game - Sled Hockey

Posted by darkmanx on 15 March 2014 - 06:48 PM



#2495499 3/14 GDT : Edmonton Oilers 1 at Red Wings 2 (F/SO)

Posted by darkmanx on 15 March 2014 - 04:40 PM







#2495249 3/14 GDT : Edmonton Oilers 1 at Red Wings 2 (F/SO)

Posted by darkmanx on 14 March 2014 - 08:12 PM

I can't even remember the last time I saw a hip check in a wings game so good job Pulks!



The fact that after two periods the Wings have only 1 goal against a terrible Edmonton tea

m is just pathetic.


With all our injuries, we are not really that much better then Edmonton right now. Especially on D.

#2494919 Injury Updates

Posted by darkmanx on 12 March 2014 - 10:07 PM



Stephen Weiss went to Philly to see doc who performed hernia surgery. Has pain from scar tissue. Wings hoping for "good news" in 7-10 days.


Ansar Khan@AnsarKhanMLive 18m

Tomas Jurco (ribs) out minimum 10-14 days as Wings wait for more test results, Ken Holland said.





#2494857 Howard = Average

Posted by darkmanx on 12 March 2014 - 05:37 PM

Mrazek didn't get it done last game either. Our D is piss poor right now and I wouldn't expect any goalie to put up top 10 stats with it.

Lundqvist isn't an ordinary starter... He's up there with other elite guys like Rinne. His top 4 D also isn't as bad as ours.

McDonagh - Girardi
Staal - Klein

Leafs have had baddddd goaltending not good. I also like there top 4 better though.

Phaneuf - Gleason
Gunnarson - Franson

Nashville has always been strong in net and at D, especially when they had Suter. And they have an elite guy in Rinne.

Jones - Weber
Josi - Del Zotto

Smith is equal to Howard IMO. They're top 4 is better than ours though

Yandle - E-Larsson
Michalek - Morris

None of those teams have "gotten it done in the playoffs" either though, so what's your point?


Those teams also don't have Datsyuk and Zetterberg is my point. They don't have two elite two way forwards yet they have either gone just as far as the Wings, or further in the last couple years. Did you forget we had Lids, Raf, Kronwall, Stuart and Howie couldn't win? Those 4 are better than any top 4 you just named. Then mix in D and Z.


Do you remember when Nashville knocked us out ? Do you remember the performance Rinne put on? We couldn't even score.


Toronto forwards are fast but suck ass on defense, and their top 4 are not good at all (I watch quite abit of Leaf games). They took Boston to game 7 and should have went to the next round except for the choke.


We have a better team then New York, but Lunqvist keeps them in every single year and have made it further then us in a couple playoffs now since 2009.


Howard just doesn't have what it takes to get it done when it matters. This year just screams, not so good D = your true goalie.

#2494741 Howard = Average

Posted by darkmanx on 12 March 2014 - 07:40 AM

Then why is above average minor league goalie Mrazek not starting every game?


Same reason Anthony Mantha isn't on the Wings. It doesn't work that way.


I actually like Howard, he was great last year, but I don't care what Howard has done in the past because it doesn't translate into this year. We have lost every year he was in net in the playoffs, not entirely his fault but other goaltenders with less talent in front of them find a way to get it done (Rangers, Leafs, Nashville, Phoenix). We are better then all those teams the last couple years.


He just can't get it done, and I highly doubt we win a cup with him. He's getting paid as a top 10 goalie, yet his stats show he's a top 25 goalie.