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#2637610 11/16 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Senators 3 (OT)

Posted by joesuffP on 17 November 2015 - 09:49 AM

LGW, where people complain about people not complaining about something

Green has been our most consistent defensemen all year and also had two assists last night. His play on the puck wasn't that bad even, Bobby Ryan made a great move and that's what great players do. He Deked out three red wings remember

I do complain about Dekeseyer, he can't pass the puck at all, still great in his own zone

Smith can't score and that's what his game is tailored to to. Look at Jakub, he's in the lineup because his offensive skills outweigh his defensive lapses. Smith is just a lot of lapses


#2637584 11/16 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Senators 3 (OT)

Posted by joesuffP on 16 November 2015 - 10:35 PM

I swear Howard struggles to play with leads


I think the better we play the worse he plays sometimes. He needs to be busy to be truly great


#2637568 11/16 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Senators 3 (OT)

Posted by joesuffP on 16 November 2015 - 10:19 PM

Nyquist was great

Abby had a downright embarrassing night I think he was getting chirped all night. He blew like 6 grade A chances, still played alright otherwise

Highlight reel goal scored on us probably will be seeing that all year

Shame we couldn't bury more chances and our few mistakes really cost us but two points is great for one of our best games

Is it just me or is Dekeseyer a terrible passer? So many icings on easy plays. I think he's really struggling the the stretch pass, still playing alright otherwise


#2637391 Jeff Blashill = Dave Lewis 2.0 / Coaching Change

Posted by joesuffP on 16 November 2015 - 06:49 PM

The cap just needs to rise a lot quickly. With these guys getting paid 10M a year the cap is way too low to be reasonable


#2637380 11/16 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Senators 3 (OT)

Posted by joesuffP on 16 November 2015 - 05:30 PM

I hope guys like Pulkinnen, Kindl and Andersson are being showcased for a trade otherwise these lineups make no sense, but losing purposely makes no sense either. I would really welcome some sort of trade right about now


#2637351 Abby Signs 7-year, 29.75 mil Extension

Posted by joesuffP on 16 November 2015 - 04:02 PM

I think he will replicate last year if he stays healthy. He has all the tools like you mentioned. If he's demoted to 4th line though I'm not so sure.


I never watched the last game was he demoted? I think the last thing Blash should be doing is "sending messages" to key players right now a la Michelle Therrien. Who knows, with the role our 4th line plays it's hardly a demotion. In the end I want to see Abby do well and I want to get 50 dollars as well


#2637341 Abby Signs 7-year, 29.75 mil Extension

Posted by joesuffP on 16 November 2015 - 03:32 PM

Abby has to score 10 goals in the next 68 games for me to win 50 dollars


#2637318 11/16 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Senators 3 (OT)

Posted by joesuffP on 16 November 2015 - 01:09 PM

Let's show some balls tonight. Really gutsy win tonight.


#2636760 11/13 GDT | Sharks @ Red Wings | 7:30 PM ET | FSD

Posted by joesuffP on 13 November 2015 - 11:03 AM

Love the lines. Been saying Sheahan should be tried as a winger. He can do the dirty stuff along the boards and in front of the net a lot better as a winger. Hopefully he will shoot more h


#2636756 Abby Signs 7-year, 29.75 mil Extension

Posted by joesuffP on 13 November 2015 - 10:26 AM

So if Abby wanted 8 years and Holland wanted 5, would you naysayers have told Abby to walk? I'm not thrilled with the term but I'm happy for Abby that he'll retire a wing. These 4M contracts aren't back breaking even if he does regress badly in his final years. People act like Holland has decided to replace Datsyuk with Abby because of this deal. He's paid like a secondary player


#2636647 Abby Signs 7-year, 29.75 mil Extension

Posted by joesuffP on 12 November 2015 - 04:03 PM

I will make a LGW wager that Abby scores at least 15 goals this season


#2636644 Abby Signs 7-year, 29.75 mil Extension

Posted by joesuffP on 12 November 2015 - 03:50 PM

Having a guy that hovers around 20ish goals and leads your team in hits at 4.25M is a pretty good deal. 5 years would have been the perfect deal imo but I'm sure Holland considered this but Abby didn't want to hit FA on the downside of his career with only a few years left in him


#2636642 Abby Signs 7-year, 29.75 mil Extension

Posted by joesuffP on 12 November 2015 - 03:38 PM

I think Holland plans on continuing with the youth movement. Abby will be a great complimentary guy with Dats and Z and then with Larkin and AA. We are just now seeing our high end prospects seeing NHL ice time. The deal is long but it's not like Abdelkader is being paid like some corner stone of the franchise, he's being paid like a good complimentary forward. Who knows what 20 goal scorers will be getting in 3 years and this saves us from getting a gritty scoring forward through FA. Something we will always need even int the future considering our prospects


#2636601 Day to Day Practice thread

Posted by joesuffP on 12 November 2015 - 12:58 PM

Yeah Smith's puck grab against Montreal honestly could have been the difference in making the playoffs or not. Unforgettable and inexcusable


#2636599 Abby Signs 7-year, 29.75 mil Extension

Posted by joesuffP on 12 November 2015 - 12:55 PM

How was Franzen dreadful? He led our team in goals every year until his injuries. People on these boards spend more time talking about players then actually watching them. There's something wrong with people having their own personal investment in players struggles just for the sake of I told you so's.

Abby got a fair deal in today's NHL and the term just guarantees he retires a wing. They probably see him as a great leader and somebody they need around when Dats retires