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#2452889 11/12 GDT : Jets 3 at Red Wings 2 (SO)

Posted by amato on 12 November 2013 - 08:35 AM

We should win at least 3 of the next 4.. Hopefully the boys start showing up regularly. LGW!

3-2 final.. let's see a Helm-trick! :P

#2452722 Holland: The wings are still learning about the Eastern conference

Posted by amato on 11 November 2013 - 11:36 AM

wish we were in the christmas conference instead :P

#2452721 Lines Thread

Posted by amato on 11 November 2013 - 11:34 AM

Looks like Cleary is a healthy scratch tomorrow night:




here's to hoping sammy plays extremely well.... so well that someone wants to trade for him :ninja:

#2452157 Lines Thread

Posted by amato on 08 November 2013 - 02:13 PM

Guess it was just for practice (kind of expected)..

"@AnsarKhanMLive: Babcock said he needs a second line center for tomorrow. No way will Helm play there he said."

Babs may have no choice but to split up pav and z..
Also, xo & glendog recalled from GR

#2451530 Mrazek back to Griffins

Posted by amato on 07 November 2013 - 07:52 AM

My guess here is that they want to keep mraz waiver exempt as long as possible (or at least until he's the regular backup) as he'd more than likely be claimed if he had to go thru waivers. Great goalie prospects can be hard to come by.

#2451529 Tootoo Waived

Posted by amato on 07 November 2013 - 07:49 AM

Sortof off topic but ive been checking out Tomas Jurco n the kid looks insane. Only 2 pts behind Nyquist on the griffins. Anyone have any idea when he'll crack the lineup? Next season?

Yusss!! His draft year was the year my brother and I really followed the prospects and he was who we wanted based on our draft position.. we were so happy when he got selected. My guess is he'll get a chance midway thru next season as an injury call up and impress enough to stay up. Can't wait :D he's my favorite wings prospect.

#2451522 Chicago fans steal players helmet off head and dump beer on him

Posted by amato on 07 November 2013 - 07:04 AM

Helmet steal: funny.
Beer dump: stoopid.

It looks like it was someone else that dumped their beer tho.. not the drunken helmet thief.

Either way, (1) good on pardy to not get visibly upset and (2) Chicago needs to invest in more secure boards :P could've been a lot worse.

Edit: double posted. Damn Sprint service

#2451319 Tootoo Waived

Posted by amato on 06 November 2013 - 12:13 PM

Bye bye toots :(

#2451235 stephen weiss

Posted by amato on 05 November 2013 - 11:53 AM


I'm not sure if those quotes are supposed to be things I've said, but to be clear, I liked Flip.  He played heavy on the puck (as Babcock likes to put it) and clearly had offensive talent.   For whatever reason though, he just never fully took that next step with Detroit and honestly a new start in Tampa is probably best for him.



for a second I read: "He played heavy on the puck and Cleary had offensive talent" :P


I agree that filp needed a new start though and tampa seems to be working out for him so far so good for him, I'm glad.

#2451234 Varlamov Arrested

Posted by amato on 05 November 2013 - 11:47 AM

CBJ's Tyutin had some strong (and awful imo) comments on the situation....




“I personally know Semyon very well. He is quite a true, considerate guy. As soon as I heard it all, I realized that it is all blown [out of proportion].

“It’s just American laws are on the women’s side, that’s why they can go to the police for any little thing, complain and bring a lot of problems to men.

“That’s why the only mistake of Semyon is that he got together with this girl.”







#2449450 Franzen believes hes playing well.

Posted by amato on 01 November 2013 - 11:44 AM

Should be Fedorov or Kronwall or Hasek or Ozzie or Howard. Or Hudler.

"Liked" for the or Hudler :P

Maybe if we take mule down he'll hear about it and start playing better.... LGW has that kind of influence on the wings right?

#2449442 Avs trade Downie to Flyers for Talbot

Posted by amato on 01 November 2013 - 11:20 AM

No doubt, their GA is insane, especially for team that is lacking on the back end. 

Hmmm.. lacking on the back end you say.... Maybe they'll want Quincy back :ninja:

#2449432 Franzen believes hes playing well.

Posted by amato on 01 November 2013 - 10:51 AM

This has been bothering me for a long time, is it just me?  Everytime I come on here I look at his face amongst all the other Wings' greats.  I'm okay with Datsyuk and Zetterberg being there, they are the current faces of the frachise and are worthy....but Franzen, to me, just looks so out of place.


should just be this....





edit: he'd have to be in grey though since he's no longer with the wings :P

#2449421 Franzen believes hes playing well.

Posted by amato on 01 November 2013 - 09:57 AM

Funny that he thinks 2 good chances is good.... Funnier that he's surprised he's doing "good"

"I feel really effective, actually." -mule

#2449402 Varlamov Arrested

Posted by amato on 01 November 2013 - 07:45 AM

He did raise a good point at the very end about how this is an isolated incident compared to other sports where this seems to happen weekly, even to the point where the crimes are worse ala Hernadez

That's not the point though.. when things like this happen we shouldn't think of "varlamov the athlete" & only compare the incident to other athletes.. he's a person like any of us and what he did was wrong. There is no lessening the blame on him by blaming the victim.