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#2248923 Time for my Cleary update.

Posted by puckbags on 24 January 2012 - 09:33 AM

He's going to score 15-20 goals playing on the 3rd line essentially the whole year and he's worthless? The contract may be a little inflated but what do you expect for production out of a 3rd line guy? Add the fact that he's dependable and a good teammate and I'm pretty sure that he's not getting traded.

#2248712 1/23 GDT : Blues 1 at Red Wings 3

Posted by puckbags on 23 January 2012 - 09:58 PM

I dont know about the rest of you but I'll take composure, team toughness, push back and PP goals all day long over the dumb bull s*** that cost the Blues the game tonight.

#2248459 1/23 GDT : Blues 1 at Red Wings 3

Posted by puckbags on 23 January 2012 - 08:13 PM

We need to get a real fighter on this team.

So we can get stupid instigator penalties that may cost us a goal or a win in a tight race? Good plan. Stuart dropped the gloves..you don't have to win a fight to show that you aren't backing down.

#2245832 1/14 GDT : Blackhawks 2 at Red Wings 3 (OT)

Posted by puckbags on 14 January 2012 - 03:05 PM

Us healthy, them healthy, 7 game series, I like our chances, we are deeper everywhere and we have the better goalie.

#2243476 Marchand Suspended 5 games

Posted by puckbags on 09 January 2012 - 09:58 AM


Cheap shot in my opinion. Doesn't look like Salo is even looking to throw a big hit, much less a dirty one.

This is why discipline has to come from the league. You can't just assume someone is going to throw a dirty hit, and use that assumption to justify a dirty preemptive strike. Vigilante justice never works, and only causes more injuries and injuries to innocent people.

Marchand absolutely should be suspended. If I remember correctly, he has a history of going for the knees too. 2-5 games I'd say, depending on his repeat status.

Why doesn't Marchand take a page out of Datsyuk's book and just match Salo shoulder for shoulder to gain an advantage? I've seen Dats do it a million times against bigger or smaller guys. It's a clean and effective way of gaining position on a similar play. I don't want hitting out of the game but hits like this are a joke, its contact made below the waist with an attempt to send a guy landing on his head.

#2239448 12/27 GDT : Blues 2 at Red Wings 3

Posted by puckbags on 27 December 2011 - 11:38 PM

This game is over. This is the exact same team that has folded when the going gets tough for how many years now? :thumbdown:


#2239181 Joey Mac

Posted by puckbags on 27 December 2011 - 06:46 PM

I love it when a guy just blurts out some man love for a guy but has no reasoning to back it up.

#2231837 Red Wings recall forward Chris Conner from Grand Rapids

Posted by puckbags on 02 December 2011 - 10:47 AM

No reason to play him unless it's on the top 2 lines, with skilled teammates.

With his size, it'll be pointless playing him on the 3rd and 4th lines. You can only have so many undersized forwards trying to be checkers. Helm, Hudler and now possibly Conner.

Huh? If you work your ass of every shift I don't think it really matters how big you are. Being a good checker doesn't mean you have to send guys through the boards every shift. I think Helm and Datsyuk are prime examples of that. Smaller guys who are always positioned well and work their ass off. Helm stripping the puck from a guy is just as effective as him attempting to plaster a guy through the boards.

#2231526 11/30 GDT : Lightning 2 at Red Wings 4

Posted by puckbags on 30 November 2011 - 11:20 PM

I like w`s, don`t care how we get them, we are piling them up right now, I am happy !

#2213617 10/8 GDT: Red Wings 3 at Avalanche 0

Posted by puckbags on 08 October 2011 - 10:38 PM

There is something really satisfying about coming into Colorado on Floppa tribute night and shutting these guys out !

#2213593 Messing with the lines already?

Posted by puckbags on 08 October 2011 - 10:14 PM

So not even 2 periods into the second game of the season and Babcock is already changing up the lines. I realize that the lines didn't look too good in the first period, but how the hell does he expect any chemistry to be built up between players when he doesn't even keep them together for two games?

Haha, you haven't watched the Babcock coached Wings very much I take it.

#2213439 10/8 GDT: Red Wings 3 at Avalanche 0

Posted by puckbags on 08 October 2011 - 03:13 PM

Miller should get moved up to the first line..hell he leads the team in pts :P

#2211502 No-touch icing

Posted by puckbags on 01 October 2011 - 11:53 PM

No touch hockey is on its way I think lol

#2211458 10/1 Exhibition GDT: Red Wings at Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted by puckbags on 01 October 2011 - 08:46 PM

Jiri Hudler is Pavel Datsyuk minus Jesus.

Jesus = Work ethic?

#2211445 10/1 Exhibition GDT: Red Wings at Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted by puckbags on 01 October 2011 - 08:09 PM

terrible lineup for tonight, hopefully Leafs don't dress 3/4 of there roster tonight like last night. Helm has been invisible every game I watched with him, I don't think he will ever play in the top 6.

Must have read your post today..he's been the best player on the ice by far tonight !

I think I dislike Ericsson more than Hudler....

...he is playing like s***e! Overpayment PLUS a no trade clause....super

So basically what you're saying is that you should quit whining about him because he's not going anywhere. :P