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#2351933 Petr Mrazek's mask - Think "Petr Griffin"...

Posted by rrasco on 06 February 2013 - 10:09 AM

Family Guy is one of the most annoying shows in the history of TV IMO, but I can appreciate the humor behind this choice of artwork, and it is really well done, hope he hangs on to it when he gets called up for good.


LOL.  The only people I know that don't like Family Guy, don't like it because they don't understand the satire.

#2350428 Emmerton

Posted by rrasco on 02 February 2013 - 02:32 PM

I must be the only one who liked what I saw from Chris Conner when he was here.  He had more jump, had better speed, through more hits, and was more effective on the ice than Emmerton, Mursak, and any of the other guys rotated up for a few games.  The guy was flying.  As much as I like Clears, Conner was more effective.


If Abby isn't going to score once in a while on Helm's wing, then I think a fourth line of Conner-Abby-Toots could be really effective.


Other than him getting injured, what am I missing?


I always liked Conner too.  He was sent down by Pheonix this year as well.  If he was bigger, he would be amazing.

#2350267 Zetterberg's Great But...

Posted by rrasco on 01 February 2013 - 10:29 PM

Let's just say Z got me 15 pts tonight in my fantasy league....yeah

#2349174 TooToo - the lovable little Tasmanian Devil

Posted by rrasco on 30 January 2013 - 12:19 PM

I've never seen it called before, so I didn't even think of that, still pretty cowardly


I remember someone got called for fighting abby last year (I think) with a visor.  Of course, I've seen Abby fight with one too.  I've seen it called once or twice other than that, so it is pretty rare.  Kind of like how when they throw someone out for a faceoff violation, if the same team commits another one, they are supposed to call a delay of game, but they never do...they just drop the puck.

We REALLY need some whistles at Red Wings games... just sayin. Listen, you all know it's going to happen eventually, might as well get used to the idea. :D


For the love of god, please no.........

#2347375 Brad Stuart destroys Gabriel Landeskog

Posted by rrasco on 27 January 2013 - 12:10 PM

You mean tough hits like this?  Gotta give RJ credit for coming back that game and scoring a goal though.


#2346280 Nail Yakupov Goal Celebration.

Posted by rrasco on 25 January 2013 - 07:12 PM

And you would be as useless as Tatar.


Thanks for the clarification.  You're point is crystal.  You deflect from the topic because you have no leg to stand on.  We're talking about goal celebrations, not how useful someone would be.

#2346237 Nail Yakupov Goal Celebration.

Posted by rrasco on 25 January 2013 - 04:20 PM

No. If you can walk the walk, then talk the talk if you wish. Tatar is a minor leaguer.


You're not making any sense.  You said Tatar acted like a moron his first goal and then justified that by saying it's okay for Yakupov to do that because he is going to score more goals......so what you are saying is only 'good' players are allowed to celebrate?


You can bet your ass if I am 'not going to score that much', when I did score, I'd be pretty stoked.

#2346210 1/25 GDT : Wild 3 at Red Wings 5

Posted by rrasco on 25 January 2013 - 03:02 PM

Ya that Suter, I would LOVE to see that again! :) I went nuts last year when Dats did that :D

Too bad itprobably won't be Z feeding Pasha again though, I wouldn't mind Blade Brunner pulling something like that though


I'm pretty sure I went ape s*** and did laps around my couch...and I didn't even spill my beer.

#2346202 1/25 GDT : Wild 3 at Red Wings 5

Posted by rrasco on 25 January 2013 - 02:54 PM

Suter?  This Suter?  I'd love for this to happen again, but don't make me wait until the end of the game.


#2344644 Red Wings sign D Kent Huskins to 1-year, $750k contract

Posted by rrasco on 22 January 2013 - 03:11 PM

He didn't refuse to sign with Detroit, his rights were traded to Columbus and he signed with them before free agency started.  Might want to be accurate the next time.


Accurate?  Yeah, you're spot on!  Let's just say he was never really interested, because well, he knew someone would overpay and that someone wasn't Kenny H.


Speaking of money, Canton's James Wisniewski signed a six-year deal with Columbus valued at $5.5 million a season. The Red Wings were interested, but not at that price or that term.


"For me, knowing Detroit's history they don't really pay the market value for a defenseman or any player,'' Wisniewski said on NHL Live. "So I didn't think that was going to be a fit for myself.



#2344560 Red Wings sign D Kent Huskins to 1-year, $750k contract

Posted by rrasco on 22 January 2013 - 01:53 PM

See post #70 where I tell you exactly what I would have done.  Or you could dig back through old threads where I repeatedly argued for signing Matt Carle AND Bryan Allen for less than we eventually DID OFFER for Suter.  Or even older threads were I repeatedly argued for signing James Wisniewski.  Holy s***, there's three top four defensemen I wanted who aren't named Ryan Suter and who are all currently playing top minutes for their respective teams. 


Repeatedly argued to sign a James Wisniewski who refused to sign with Detroit?  Good luck with that one.

#2341403 Old Red Wings Wallpaper, from 01-02

Posted by rrasco on 18 January 2013 - 08:19 PM

Awhile back I was going through some old hard drives and stumbled across these wallpapers I downloaded over 10 years ago.  The timestamps on the files were from 11/21/2001.  Resolution pretty low, but I'm pretty sure I was running a 15" CRT back then at 800x600.


I thought some folk around here would appreciate them.



#2341375 1/19: Red Wings 0 at St. Louis Blues 6

Posted by rrasco on 18 January 2013 - 06:28 PM

Soooo happy to see these back Mike!  Killer new design too; I was waiting to see what you had in store for us.  I'm curious, do you have a jersey pre-made for players of all teams or did you create a template?

#2341323 Eaves Cleared to Play

Posted by rrasco on 18 January 2013 - 03:56 PM

It's been a long road for Patty.  I'm so happy for him.  He must be so relieved.



#2340664 Regular Season Record Predictions!

Posted by rrasco on 16 January 2013 - 02:54 PM

26-18-4, 56 points, clinch playoffs on last day of season, rested and injury free heading into playoffs


God I hope not.  I will be there and if it comes down to the wire I'll be a wreck.