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SidAbelsSon

Member Since 11 Feb 2011
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In Topic: Diving

26 May 2013 - 07:50 PM

Start making the calls for diving a double minor. That way the penalties do not offset if a player is stupid enough to dive. Just gotta get the Refs to call them though.


In Topic: Abdelkader suspended 2 games for hit on Lydman

05 May 2013 - 06:27 PM

Another thing that bothers me about this is the appearance that nothing would have been called if it weren't for a commercial timeout. It gave the refs a chance to find something. What a crock.


In Topic: Abdelkader suspended 2 games for hit on Lydman

05 May 2013 - 06:01 PM

After watching hockey evolve for over 50 years, I'm disgusted with where the game is going. The league is becoming a joke. Intentionally grabbing a players head and smashing it into the glass, no problem. Open ice hits= suspension. I'm sick of the inconsistency.


In Topic: Why do you cheer for the Red Wings?

10 April 2013 - 08:02 AM

I started rooting for the Wings because they were the team that won the Stanley Cup the first year I started watching hockey. If that makes me a bandwaggoner, so be it. Oh yeah the Cup I saw them win was in 1955 so I guess that makes me a Connestoga waggoner. :) No matter how bad the posters of today think they are, they are by FAR better than the dead wings era.


In Topic: Time to blow it up and rebuild

15 March 2013 - 04:51 PM

I look at it differently. I do not see it a a drastic decline in the Wings, but rather, an improvement in the competition. The salary cap era was created to gain parity in the league, and I think it has done so. For a lot of those years prior, the Wings had an open checkbook and could dominate the league in paying for talent, and it showed. Unfortunately, it has caused a lot of spoiled fans that are now longing for the return of those days. Well, people, those days are over.