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#2610638 The return of The Mule?

Posted by Jacksoni on 27 May 2015 - 11:08 AM

I agree that he probably should retire, but we're missing one point here which is that it seems that he wishes to go one more round.

He has been working out and been upping his regimen steadily. Last couple of weeks before we got our heads chopped off in the playoffs he skated with the team when at home.

People in Sweden that knows him have mentioned that he wants another go if possible. Guess we'll see what happens at preseason.




#2609780 It's Official: Babcock to coach Maple Leafs

Posted by kipwinger on 22 May 2015 - 06:01 PM

I'm excited for both the Wings and the Leafs. Honestly, guys...what is with all the Leafs hate? Nobody who claims to love this game would want Detroit's historic rival to languish in the league basement for decades. I personally look forward to Babcock coaching a team that actually is a challenge for the Wings to play.


Because they are in our division. And I don't want anyone else in our division to win...ever.


#2575058 2/26 GDT : Red Wings 3 at San Jose Sharks 2

Posted by Z Winged Dangler on 26 February 2015 - 07:06 PM

Easily the worst part of the late start games is waiting all damn night for them to start!




#2574999 2/26 GDT : Red Wings 3 at San Jose Sharks 2

Posted by vladdy16 on 26 February 2015 - 03:34 PM

Without our resident Shark killer Franzen, I feel I must invoke YFMB.

 

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We need the points and coming out of the west with this win would be very, very Osgood. (To state the obvious.)




#2574917 2/26 GDT : Red Wings 3 at San Jose Sharks 2

Posted by Hockeytown0001 on 26 February 2015 - 12:01 AM

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#2574922 2/26 GDT : Red Wings 3 at San Jose Sharks 2

Posted by Hockeytown0001 on 26 February 2015 - 01:30 AM

Pretty amazing, Mikey.  You can go flex in a mirror and say, "Yeah, I'm that awesome."  Well, you could, but I doubt it's your style.

 

Score early and often, Wings.

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#2542795 Pavel Datsyuk update?

Posted by krsmith17 on 21 October 2014 - 11:03 AM

Babcock just confirmed that Datsyuk is playing tonight. :w00t2:




#2540559 LGW Moderator Problems

Posted by Bannedforlife on 13 October 2014 - 07:08 PM

Look I've had countless posts just disappear on me. Seriously I've lost track, it's that many. And from what I've read other posters have had similar issues.

 

It isn't an isolated issue, it happens all the time.

 

And again from other posters as well as my own experience, other forums aren't like this at all. It just doesn't happen. Except here.

Maybe you could make up some stats that keep track of why your content gets deleted. For example,

 

PIO - Personally insulting others

BAW - Bickering after warning

ALD - Acting like dick

TC% - Trolling content %

 

Just off the top of my head...




#2538666 Blast from the Past

Posted by Son of a Wing on 06 October 2014 - 11:04 PM

So I was going through a bunch of my Dad's old things and stumbled upon one of his NHL contracts from the Red Wings lying in between the pages of an old program.

 

I've never seen an NHL contract before (let alone from the 70s) and thought it was interesting and that I would share for others interested as well.

 

The salary and bonuses give an interesting perspective in comparison to today.  The average salary (according to the HHOF) in 1970 was $18,000.

 

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#2534713 Shea Weber's shot is Dangerous

Posted by Son of a Wing on 21 August 2014 - 04:52 PM

Saw this in the comments...

 

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#2534307 Ice Bucket ALS Challenge: Bettman edition

Posted by vladdy16 on 15 August 2014 - 10:10 AM

Fun Fact: Bettman used the tears of fans in his ice bucket challenge. pic.twitter.com/qUeXmQz8oX

 
 
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Since he's proving to be such a good sport, I nominate Gary Bettman for the #NextTimeTheCBAExpiresStartTheSeasonOnTimeChallenge




#2533200 That Time Mike Vernon Used the Jedi Mind Trick

Posted by kipwinger on 28 July 2014 - 04:05 PM

I suppose he also put something into his coffee. :P How many goals did Roy let in that night again ?

 

52 if I recall correctly. 




#2531588 Wings re-sign Cleary $1.5 mill + $1mill in game bonuses

Posted by ManLuv4Clears on 11 July 2014 - 02:01 PM

Ugh, does anyone know if we have the ability to change usernames?   :paperbag3:  




#2531104 Wings re-sign Cleary $1.5 mill + $1mill in game bonuses

Posted by Euro_Twins on 10 July 2014 - 03:48 PM

i give up.
 
not following the team this season.

At least one good thing came of this...

I really hope Cleary just goes on ltir all year again. But I know he will be in the top 6 for a while, I didn't want to believe it was possible. I guess I just like to give #fireholland the benefit of the doubt too much.... Well we're done until Alfie is ready to sign

Edit : auto crocodile sucks today


#2530652 Red Wings Target Mike Green

Posted by kipwinger on 08 July 2014 - 04:13 PM

Hell, sweeten the pot and give them Glendening or Andersson for the trouble and you might bring the price down a little more. 

 

Fact is, they'd be helping us out by trading us Green.  But we'll be helping them too.  He's expensive, his cost/benefit ratio is probably not better than their other top four defensemen, and they need forwards that they don't have money for.  If they can get a decent prospect or two and a pick OR a low end (cheap) roster player and a decent prospect, they'll be making out.  If they expect to get an up and coming roster player (Nyquist, Tatar, Jurco) or a top end prospect (Mantha, Sproul, Ouellet) they'ref****** nuts. 


 

Those would be fair. I could also see Pulkkinen + Jensen + 2nd/3rd.

 

I just wouldn't be that surprised to see Tatar traded either.

 

I wouldn't be surprised to see him traded either.  But if he was traded for Mike Green on an expiring contract then Ken Holland should be drawn, quartered, burned, buried, exhumed, drawn, quartered, and burned again for being af****** toolbox.