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#2409283 97.1 The Ticket: Hocketown "Dead"?

Posted by LeftWinger on 22 May 2013 - 05:02 PM

^ This....



 I find Valenti and Foster entertaining for other reason's than NHL talk.  Very informative NFL and College talk.  BUT that being said, they complain that they don't get enough interest in Red Wings topics and press the dial tone noise when making fun of the lack of callers talking about Red Wings... My opinion is, they do not enjoy talking about the Red Wings or the NHL, they RARELY have topics on it and have made their own bed with it.  When I know that they really do not like talking about Hockey, why would I waste my ONE call per week calling them to talk about Hockey?  I would rather talk to Caputo, Regner or K & A about Hockey, they are just that much more into it and are more knowledgeable about it.


Would I like to hear hockey talk in prime time? Sure! But they have made it well known they don't like talking about it and then they make fun and say that we are bandwagon fans or Hockeytown is dead...if I am a bandwagon fan, then my ass must be nailed to the seat because I have been riding this wagon since 1979...


They actually had an hour segment after game 3 about the non-goal controversy, and all Valenti could lament is that Wings fans can't admit that that was a lucky call going our way, we just would say that is was a no goal and that is it.  When brought up several times that we agreed it was a bad call, but didn't care about the controversy because of all the Holmstrom no-goal calls over the years, all Mike could say that "we aren't talking 15 years ago when there was a rule about standing in the crease..." Well even when told that Homer was getting goals waived off even in his last year playing which obviously wasn't 15 years ago, he still would not listen to it...we are just whiners who can't admit the goal should have stood.


Valenti, 99% of us agree it was a bad call, but s*** happens! We (The Wings) have lived with it more than any other team in the NHL and have forged through it!  If Chicago loses this series and continues to belly ache about this one missed call, then they have a TON of maturing to do in this league!  Calls are made and calls are blown...we have lived with it and they can too!


OP, If you want to listen to good talk about NFL and College, then Valenti and Foster are the guys to listen to.  You will get better NHL talk from Oprah Winfrey...


JR put it best, the goal should have counted, but the first goal shouldn't have....and that my friend is why the goal was waived off, they screwed us on the first goal and when the second goal was even remotely close to being interference, it was called off... IT HAPPENS!

#2410672 WCSF Game 4 GDT- Blackhawks 0 @ Red Wings 2 - (DET leads series 3-1)

Posted by Euro_Twins on 23 May 2013 - 10:19 PM

You're paraphrasing - it's actually "We like our team." 


don't insult all the people who were calling for hollands head for not selling the farm, they had little faith, and really thought they were smarter than the most succesful hockey gm in the last 20 years...

#2402886 WCQF Game 7 GDT - Red Wings 3 @ Ducks 2 - (DET wins series, 4-3)

Posted by Hockeytown0001 on 12 May 2013 - 09:13 PM


ouch, feel bad for ya, he is the absolute worst radio announcer!


Blasphemy!! Ken Kal is awesome.