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#2487305 Trade deadline fast approaching - who should we target?

Posted by Son of a Wing on 27 February 2014 - 01:57 PM


Telling the agent "if your client is signing with us for 5 years, he will get another guaranteed 5 year contract after that IF he signs under ..... - so basically it's a ten year contract but officialy it's only 5 years => caphit down :) )


Sorry that does not happen lol

Also if people are thinking we're going to be sellers in any aspect they're going to be sorely disappointed. 

#2482485 Next Seasons Needs/Team Future

Posted by joesuffP on 08 February 2014 - 12:45 AM

Maybe we should buy out Datsyuk and Zetterberg and Alfredsson and Franzen and Weiss and Kronwall and Howard too just in case Crosby and Malkin and Stamkos and Tavares and Kane and Toews and Doughty and Weber and Karlsson and Rask become available! We wouldn't want to miss out on them! But only if they're willing to sign for league minimum, because it would be disrespectful to our next franchise captain who hasn't even been born yet to sign anyone to a higher salary than him!!!

Have you ever seen Vanek play hockey? Seems you just want him because we have money and he's the biggest FA that is going for the money. Lots of teams have a lot of money too. He'll go to some bad team with the same ideals as you

#2476443 Look who's top in GR scoring

Posted by Bannedforlife on 23 January 2014 - 11:47 PM

Can you find anything dumber to throw a hissy fit about? Just because you haven't heard the nickname doesn't mean others haven't been using it. I've seen him called that since he was drafted. I think Dirty Harry is going to be a fine agitator in the NHL. Just don't expect a ton of offense or 10 fights a year.


You know, I was thinking about our situation today and we might not be as bad off as it seems. Here are a couple options that I see:
1) Convert Waka Flocka Chewbacca from the wing to defense. He's a big guy and I could see him being a good net clearing presence until Big Poppa gets back.
2) Make a trade. We don't have a ton of tradeable assets right now, but maybe General Tso's Chicken could pull a rabbit out of his hat. I'm thinking we could package together Destiny's Child and Can't-stop-thinkin-bout-that-girl-I-banged-in-Starbucks-bathroom-kinda-wish-I-got-her-number-espesh-cause-now-it-burns-when-I-pee-oh-well-hope-its-chillz for an elite puck moving defenseman, maybe someone like Hello Kitty.
3) If all else fails it might be time to come up with some new nicknames for the team I mean how can the team be expected to perform at an elite level with old nicknames, sometimes I feel like I have to think of everything shesh...
Tigerpenis - Bed, Bath & Beyond - (Sound of nails on chalkboard)
Crazy Legs - #16andpregnant - Grande Half-Calf Extra-Shot Extra-Hot Extra-Whip Sugar-Free Caramel Macchiato
Katherine Heigl's Taint - Dirty Diaper Full Of Hot Indian Food - Hair Club For Men
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Great Odin's Raven - Mud Butt
Hello Kitty - Hot Topic
I Know What You Did Last Summer - Waka Flocka Chewbacca
My Little Pony - Dances With Wolves
~&~ (The Player Formerly Known As Steve)
The Orthodontist
Mrs. Doubtfire

#2474551 Would you trade Jimmy for a top pairing dman?

Posted by stillwater on 20 January 2014 - 03:52 PM

Perhaps you should take into account recent history. Or perhaps any history at all ...


Jimmy Howard himself became the Red Wing starting goaltender in 2009, after only 9 career regular season NHL games.

#2473962 I'd like to talk about this off-season/next season

Posted by Playmaker on 18 January 2014 - 08:41 PM


First of all, Lashoff and Sproul are different kinds of defenseman. Sproul is an offensive defenseman, a PP quarterback. Lashoff is a defensive defenseman, a stay-at-home crease-clearer. You need a guy like Lashoff on your blue line. Often he'll be your #5, #6, or #7. That's what Lashoff is for us now. He's been doing what he's asked to do. He's also become a pretty solid PKer. So now we're going to replace him with a not-quite-ready, still-rough-around-the-edges, offensive-minded defenseman? Why not just keep Lashoff and let Sproul continue to develop? Then, when he's truly ready, he can step in and be one of those high-scoring defensemen who seem to come out of nowhere and take the league by storm, e.g. Karlsson.


As for finding a top-four defenseman who fits in cap-wise, I already did: Dan Girardi. His current cap hit is 3.325. Quincey's is 3.775. Like I said, we'd be moving Quincey for Girardi. In the summer, he'll command something around 5. Like I said, a lot of money will be coming off our books, and the cap should be going up. And if not Girardi, then someone else. Maybe Alex Edler. Either one would give us a solid top-four.

Come on, man.  The NYR Rangers are going to trade Girardi for Quincey?  Maybe they'll trade King Henrik for Thomas McCollum?  Or Samuelsson for Rick Nash?  

#2473859 1/18 GDT: Kings 2 @ Red Wings 3 (Shootout)

Posted by darkmanx on 18 January 2014 - 04:52 PM

K I'm sorry but you are so wrong. We have enough kids up. We are verry young. We don't need jurco who isn't ready. Plus on a heathy roster Sammy and Bert don't play. We have no old plugs. And have a dangerous roster that is for sure capable of a cup run.
Zetterberg dats mule

Abby helm Alfie

Nyquist Weiss Tatar

Cleary, miller, Anderson, Bert.

However u look at the lines we are deep. We don't need more kids


K sorry but your wrong. Jurco is already a better option then most of the players on this team, same with Shehan do you not watch the games ? Our best player against the Rangers was Jurco but somehow he doesn't belong on this team in your 'world'.


Faster, stronger lineups are better then what we have. What you have posted above is unrealistic because that is not what the lines will be. Bert will be on the 1st line, Helm will not be centering the 2nd line. Their is also no guarantee that this lineup will be healthy at all this season.


Jurco >>>> Cleary, Miller Anderson, Bert

Shehan >>>> Cleary, Miller, Anderson, Bert

Ouellett >> Quincey

Marchenko >> Quciney





A breakdown of these players.


Quincey, Cleary and Sammy have 18 points in 120GP this season and are a collective -20

Jurco, Shehan, Ouellett and Marchenko have 7 points in 18 GP this season and are a collective +5.


I haven't even added Bert in there who is a -12 and Miller who is a -6

#2473058 I'd like to talk about this off-season/next season

Posted by mjtm77 on 15 January 2014 - 01:41 AM

Lol some of u guys r crazy ! This is the NHL. Not NHL 14. And if it was NHL 14 allot of you would make some bone head decisions lol!

As for mule he is here to stay. Maybe if he can't produce on the second line try playing him with z and d where he can get open and shoot. That's up to babs and co and the planning they do

#2472794 Would you trade Jimmy for a top pairing dman?

Posted by kipwinger on 13 January 2014 - 04:54 PM

Hard to say.

Regarding trade scenarios, I'm hip if there's even a smidgen of possibility, based on anything at all tangible. Hypothetical dream scenarios don't belong on the main board ... but that's not my call.

Again, I don't think there's a chance at a Howard trade ... at all.

I joined the forum to read and discuss news about my favorite NHL team. Something I find I can do to some extent, if I'm willing to wade through the pollution that really doesn't need to exist on the main board.

Get er done Kenny! Cleary sucks!


We're all awful sorry that our discussions bother you so much.  In the future we'll do our best to make sure that your experience here is a good one.  Lords knows how aggravating it must be for you to watch all us peons befuddling ourselves over irrelevant flights of fancy.  I mean, how could you not look down your nose with an air of elitist contempt while surrounded by all us low brow hayseeds.  You poor man.

#2472402 I'd like to talk about this off-season/next season

Posted by number9 on 12 January 2014 - 04:14 PM

I think Tootoo stays buried, if he was tradeable it would have happened by now. I think everyone else walks or retires besides the inevitable Cleary re-signing. IMO I don't see any UFAs that scream Red Wings. If we make no UFA additions and let our baggage walk ill honestly be ok with that. The youngens are getting ripe.

#2471351 Team Sweden roster announced

Posted by esteef on 08 January 2014 - 01:18 PM




#2471362 Team Sweden roster announced

Posted by Ekmanc on 08 January 2014 - 02:19 PM

Wow that dude just brings cheer and a pleasant vibe to every single thread he is in...

#2470944 World Juniors Tourney Thread

Posted by Hockeymom1960 on 05 January 2014 - 03:35 PM

Well there certainly won't be any biased broadcasting next year will there :glare:

#2470939 World Juniors Tourney Thread

Posted by Ekmanc on 05 January 2014 - 03:27 PM

Tell that to the Canadian kids, talk about arrogant :P but I guess that's why they are going home without medals again.

#2470861 World Juniors Tourney Thread

Posted by stillwater on 05 January 2014 - 11:32 AM

Soccer players are just a bunch of arrogant guys, who think kicking a ball 24/7 makes them "godlike".Most overrated and uninteresting sport with a bunch of very questionable atlethes. Hockey - thanks god - is the exact same opposite, hard working talented well mannered guys.

Does your close circle of friends include professional soccer players and NHL'ers? If not, how are you able to make such a bold, conclusive generalization of the two groups? Is it just an opinion, or have you done extensive research on the two groups?

How about women soccer and hockey players? Pretty much fit the same pattern?

I'm honestly curious how you can come to such a definitive judgement.

Thank goodness for the internet, the one place where you're generally not accountable

#2470159 Anyone know where I can watch the winter classic?

Posted by esteef on 01 January 2014 - 11:39 PM

CBC will probably be replaying it since the leafs won.