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#2310441 How much would you give up?

Posted by rrasco on 27 June 2012 - 02:14 PM

LOL @ Eklund.
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#2310431 A Message to Ryan Suter and Zach Parise (video)

Posted by rrasco on 27 June 2012 - 01:40 PM

Meh. The Sarah McLachlan parody was funny, but I wouldn't describe it as awesome. Awesome will be epxerienced when Parise and Suter actually sign.

#2308780 Trade Ian White?

Posted by rrasco on 22 June 2012 - 01:20 PM

Regardless of what people think of him, we are already down 2 dmen, we can't afford to get rid of another one unless we have a replacement lined up. Who are we going to replace him with, Kindl? As it is, I'm worried about the Lidstrom and Stuart replacements.
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#2308661 Pavel and his girlfriend at the NHL Awards

Posted by rrasco on 22 June 2012 - 09:01 AM

Perhaps Pav will just finish his contract and then return to Russia to spend more time with his daughter. Poo.

Shut your filthy mouth

#2308559 2012-13 Detroit Red Wings Schedule

Posted by rrasco on 21 June 2012 - 07:29 PM

I'd say the January 30th game against Montreal sticks out as a possibility. Wednesday night so Versus/NBC Sports would show it, Original Six, pump some life into the schedule before all-star break.

That didn't work so well this year :/

#2308454 Forums Upgraded

Posted by rrasco on 21 June 2012 - 11:09 AM

Are you using adblock? If so, that might be the issue. (Skyscraper ads are the only thing in that column -- 160px body and allowing for a 20px margin on the left side.)

Ah yes, I always forget ABP actually works. I knew you wouldn't have just left gaping whitespace for no reason. ABP is now disabled on this domain to support LGW.

#2308440 2012-13 Detroit Red Wings Schedule

Posted by rrasco on 21 June 2012 - 10:31 AM

The Canadiens are coming in on January 30th! I went to the last game the Candiens came into the Joe and it was a blast. The crowd was amazing!

I hear the Leafs are playing near Detroit in early January as well.

#2308439 Pavel and his girlfriend at the NHL Awards

Posted by rrasco on 21 June 2012 - 10:30 AM

No, there was indeed speculation on at least one poster's part that claimed they heard Pavel and Svetlana had quietly divorced. I have no idea where they got that from, but I remember it as well. I for one am happy to see this.

#2307218 Zach Parise

Posted by rrasco on 13 June 2012 - 04:18 PM

I don't see Parise or Suter getting the C. You have to earn that s***, especially here.

#2306615 Trade

Posted by rrasco on 11 June 2012 - 12:43 PM

That is very dependent on the composition and make up of the team. LA is made up of 'average players' without a Norris or RR candidate, yet they are getting the job done. Can't put all your eggs in one basket; this is a team sport.

#2305688 Alexander Radulov.

Posted by rrasco on 06 June 2012 - 05:46 PM

There isn't the faintest chance that Nashville offered Radulov $9m per year, so I don't know why any of you are still making reference to that rumor.

At least it's not Parise/Suter/Lines/Other Beaten to Death Offseason Topic.

#2305658 Alexander Radulov.

Posted by rrasco on 06 June 2012 - 03:09 PM

Well if Nashville did indeed offer him $9M per year, guess they weren't too set on keeping Suter around....btw, if that indeed was an offer, what the hell is it going to take to sign Parise?

That's what I was thinking. Nashville is already going to have trouble signing a complete roster, much less while throwing 9m at a single player who has yet to prove anything in this league.

#2305430 Throw the bank at RFA Shea Weber?

Posted by rrasco on 05 June 2012 - 02:53 PM

Rather have Suter.


Suter was drafted higher as well, same year.

Agree on the signing as a RFA. But that is a different issue. There are several posts here saying they don't want Weber period. Low class, don't need that type of stuff etc.... Well sorry but that is pure 100% BS. Worst part is, it completely ignores facts. From the mid 80's through 96 the RW's were one of the most skilled teams in all the NHL. lead or near the top in scoring year after year. raked up goals and points. How many Cups did we win? 0. it wasn't untill we learned to play D and learned how to play tough that we started to win. Look at all teh great offensive players we had during that period. oates, Klima, Yzerman, later added Federov, Kozlov, Lirianov, Coffey, Lidstorm etc...... the list goes on and on. It wasn't untill lapointe, McCarty, Shanahan, Kocur, Rouse, ward, Pushor etc...... came along, with their toughness that we started to win. Fight Night at the Joe is what made this team. There is no doubt about that. Every player on the team from 97 says so. heck....I wonder how many of the high and mighty posted threads on this forum bashing Burt when he went after weber the next game? Don't seem to be able to find any......... In fact, I seem to remember everyone in every media forum giving kudos to burt for doing it.

People are not talking about fighting or standing up for your team, they're talking about being af****** ****** bag goon.

#2304365 Nick Lidstrom retires after 20 seasons

Posted by rrasco on 31 May 2012 - 02:31 PM

*stick taps* for Captain Nick

#2303932 Nick Lidstrom retires after 20 seasons

Posted by rrasco on 30 May 2012 - 04:45 PM

All the "secondary" players, too- Chelios, Probert, everyone on the Grind Line, Hull, Hasek, CuJo, Lucky Luc, Shanahan, Schneider, Holmstrom, Zetterberg... It's good to be a Wings fan.

Did you just call Z a secondary player?