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#2593149 Brendan Smith

Posted by kipwinger on 14 April 2015 - 10:18 AM

 

So if Smith loses his job to a rookie, then said rookie (who is actually young, with 14 games played in the NHL) falters and loses the job, it somehow makes Smith better? That's not even logical. Also, coaches don't sit people to send messages going into the playoffs. Coaches sit people to send messages in the middle of the season. Babcock isn't sending a message. He's playing Marchenko over Smith because Marchenko gives us a better chance to win than Smith does.

 

Any minute now, Smith is going to breakout.  Just you wait and see.  He just needs the proper motivation and usage.  That's all. 

 

After Babs "sends him a message", he'll be a stud.  But only if he never has to play defense, gets 20 minutes a night, and powerplay time. 

 

But boy will you be eating crow once that happens!




#2592076 Definition of a real fan

Posted by kipwinger on 10 April 2015 - 02:17 PM

 Wanna put money on it? Or are you not a bettman?

 

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#2592069 Brendan Smith

Posted by kipwinger on 10 April 2015 - 01:47 PM

Coincidence?

 

Detroit Red Wings @DetroitRedWings 2m2 minutes ago

UPDATE: The #RedWings have recalled Alexey Marchenko from the @griffinshockey.

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 



#2592061 Brendan Smith

Posted by kipwinger on 10 April 2015 - 01:03 PM

 

Sounds like trade value to me! :D

 

I honestly don't know why they didn't trade him at the deadline to be honest.  He really hasn't had a bad season.  And I have every reason to believe he'd perform better under a different coach.  If I was a team looking for a reasonably priced 5-6 puck mover, I'd give him a look. 




#2592046 Brendan Smith

Posted by kipwinger on 10 April 2015 - 12:26 PM

People only agree about Smith because of the bonehead penalty last night.  Not a month ago the general concensus on LGW was that "Smith's been our best defenseman lately".  There were A LOT of people around here saying he should be put on the top pair lol.  Of course, it wasn't smart then and it isn't now.  It's just that the narrative has changed now.  Reminds me of Quincey last year.  He was "terrible" all season long, until Babs praised his play, and then suddenly he "turned it around".  Which was silly too. 

 

Smith has been bad to mediocre all year.  Anybody who'd bothered to look would have seen exactly that.  But nobody bothered, for whatever reason.  Now people can't say enough how "stupid" he is.  And he is.  And always has been.  As Forrest Gump might very well have said on the subject, "Stupid is as stupid was". 




#2592044 Definition of a real fan

Posted by kipwinger on 10 April 2015 - 12:03 PM

 

I'm more of a fan than Jack Edwards

 

You're more of a fan than Jack Squat! 

 

Get it?  Get it?




#2592039 Will Wings Revisit Signing Phaneuf?

Posted by kipwinger on 10 April 2015 - 11:53 AM

 

Because Elisha wears the pants.

 

I thought she wore Joffrey Lupul's pants...ya know...after they're done doin' it and all. 




#2592026 Brendan Smith

Posted by kipwinger on 10 April 2015 - 11:19 AM

Do you guys honestly think Smith's going to be smarter with the puck at forward...when he has the puck more?  I don't want that dingbat touching a puck ever again. 

 

Like, seriously.  If I were near Brendan Smith and he tried to reach down a pick up a puck to put it back in the bin at a sporting goods store, I'd still punch him. 




#2592025 Definition of a real fan

Posted by kipwinger on 10 April 2015 - 11:17 AM

Jack Edwards is a real fan.  Everyone else is posing. 




#2592016 Brendan Smith

Posted by kipwinger on 10 April 2015 - 11:06 AM

Smith seems like he would serve way better as a forward. The only time he does anything remotely helpful is when he joins a rush. 

 

And scores all those points for us?  Lol.

 

If his offensive game is his "most helpful" contribution then he's worse than I thought.  He's produced less offense than every other defenseman we have.  Including Kindl...who doesn't even play regularly. 




#2591864 4/9/15 GDT Red Wings 3 @ Canadiens 4 *Warning post #888 & 906*

Posted by kipwinger on 09 April 2015 - 11:10 PM

WHUT A THUGG!!!! THIS ISN'T THA NBA!!!1111!!1!

Let's be real, it ain't just Beantown.

*sips tea*

I would love to get PK in the Winged Wheel...

 

Would you go so far as to say that you need "PK for your bunghole"? 




#2591860 4/9/15 GDT Red Wings 3 @ Canadiens 4 *Warning post #888 & 906*

Posted by kipwinger on 09 April 2015 - 10:55 PM

 

The craziest part about the Clowe play is the Kings were fighting for a playoff spot, he reached over with his stick and broke up an odd man rush.  Had they called a penalty I think it would've been a 5 on 3 for the Kings. 

 

I could never understand how all the officials on the ice somehow missed him reaching over and breaking up the play.  You'd think the officials would be watching the puck. 

 

 

The water thing was unbelievable too.  Since it was Thornton the general attitude seemed to be it was all in good fun.  I can't imagine the s***storm had it been Subban squirting Thornton from the bench. 

 

Agreed.  Heaven forbid P.K. Subban even have fun after the game.  Let alone during it.  If he'd squirted Thornton, the Beantown faithful would have been dusting off their hoods.




#2591851 4/9/15 GDT Red Wings 3 @ Canadiens 4 *Warning post #888 & 906*

Posted by kipwinger on 09 April 2015 - 10:45 PM

 

Babcock not happy with couple of goals Howard allowed. Said he's going to have a beer and think about who'll start in playoffs.

 

 

Jeff Blashill?




#2591491 4/9/15 GDT Red Wings 3 @ Canadiens 4 *Warning post #888 & 906*

Posted by kipwinger on 09 April 2015 - 08:56 PM

Hey what's up guys, what's been going on lately?  I haven't been watching the game, but for some reason my ears were ringing so I thought I'd check in.




#2591029 4/9/15 GDT Red Wings 3 @ Canadiens 4 *Warning post #888 & 906*

Posted by kipwinger on 09 April 2015 - 06:59 PM

I want Tatar to break 30 sooooo bad. Haven't had 30 since 2009.