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#2661377 3/22 GDT : Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning, 7:30PM ET

Posted by joesuffP on 22 March 2016 - 06:58 PM

Kronwall is an embarrassment. We can thank him for being down 2-0 in 10 minutes


#2661260 Fixing this mess....

Posted by joesuffP on 21 March 2016 - 01:07 PM

Imagine Pavs finishing his contract here and signing 1 year deals with Chicago or someone


#2660837 Fixing this mess....

Posted by joesuffP on 18 March 2016 - 11:31 AM

Having a guy like Datsyuk center someone like Mantha, Larkin , AA is huge for their development. Something the Oilers never had the luxury of doing. This time for rookies is very delicate for their confidence going forward


#2660835 Fixing this mess....

Posted by joesuffP on 18 March 2016 - 11:20 AM

Lol Datsyuk is still the best player on the team. These young guys can learn a lot from him. He plays for the Wings as long as he wants to imo. As soon as he feels he's in the way of a better player I'm sure he'll know to retire but right now he's our best center and will most likely be our best next year and probably the year after if he wants to stay. People aren't noticing he's been playing phenomenal this stretch? His leadership by the way he plays is inspiring to the team trust me. These young guys see Dats taking slap shots and being physical for the sake of the team it makes them go out there and give what he does. His lead by example style of leadership is legendary and works wonders


#2660828 3/17 GDT - Red Wings at Blue Jackets - 7:00 PM EST

Posted by joesuffP on 18 March 2016 - 09:35 AM

Coming up in Q really did Mantha no favors. I think that's where most of his criticism stems from. He got away with playing a certain way over there because of his physical abilities but since coming to the AHL he's adapted his game and seems willing. No reason he can't become an elite all around player with his skill set, ability and attitude
For years wings have needed a big bodied winger in the top six and they're able to just add a 6'5 mountain with endless potential. Changes the whole dynamic of the lineup


#2660409 3/15 GDT : Red Wings at Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30 ET

Posted by joesuffP on 16 March 2016 - 09:39 AM

 
There won't be one.  That's every fanboy's fantasy (mine included).  We never houseclean, despite being mediocre for several seasons now.  If you think missing the playoffs will prompt Ilitch to fire people or for Holland to change his ways, then we'll have to disagree.    

 
LOL.  Say what?  
 
We have no talent on defense and have guys playing on the top two lines who are bottom tier forwards.  


The defense is awful but this forward group can score and is better than last year. We added a 20 goal scorer out of thin air and the offensive numbers are still in the toilet


#2660347 3/15 GDT : Red Wings at Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30 ET

Posted by joesuffP on 15 March 2016 - 09:33 PM

The defense is really really bad but the worst part is I wouldn't replace any of them with somebody from GR

Really exciting forward group. Hard to say if Flyers sat back and the wings took advantage or that they really found a gear but they looked as good as they have all year. Without some really dumb mistakes they would have tied that game. Mason was really good too

Just everything in the D zone is a nightmare. Every team in the NHL is telling their team to get on their D because it's really effective. The defense is really bad and nobody in the organization can make it better


#2660340 3/15 GDT : Red Wings at Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30 ET

Posted by joesuffP on 15 March 2016 - 09:29 PM

Defense needs a total overhaul and Holland has a lot of expendable peices. Jurco, Pulkinnen, Sheahan, Smith and all the GR defensmen could fetch 1 or 2 upgrades. Not enough room at forward. Larkin, AA and Mantha are all full time NHLers next year


#2660267 3/15 GDT : Red Wings at Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30 ET

Posted by joesuffP on 15 March 2016 - 09:08 PM

 
How about not fielding a lineup where 1/3 of the players belong in the minors?  

Are you referring to the rookies? They're The Wings best players aside from Datsyuk


#2660243 3/15 GDT : Red Wings at Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30 ET

Posted by joesuffP on 15 March 2016 - 08:56 PM

I like our forwards actually. Nobody can win when a defense plays like this


#2660199 3/15 GDT : Red Wings at Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30 ET

Posted by joesuffP on 15 March 2016 - 08:22 PM

Impressive how a defense group can be this bad collectively.


#2659712 Kronwall Injury

Posted by joesuffP on 14 March 2016 - 04:57 PM

Blashill has not done a good job this year at all. He is a rookie and is still learning but this has been by no means a success for him. I don't think he's lost the confidence of the locker room but you can tell their is a sense of disorganization that nobody has any answers for. Blashill has to find some kind of identity by next year or he's gone. I wouldn't be that suprised if we miss the playoffs and he's fired for a more experienced coach. This season has been a failure in every way


#2658789 Forward Line Combos/Discussion

Posted by joesuffP on 11 March 2016 - 03:24 PM

Weiss>Richards

Imagine if he got Richards usage he would putting up similar if not better numbers


#2658734 Larkin needs a rest

Posted by joesuffP on 11 March 2016 - 01:01 AM

20 goal season as a 19 year old rookie. Pretty impressive


#2658716 3/10 GDT : Winnipeg Jets at Red Wings, 7:30 EST

Posted by joesuffP on 10 March 2016 - 10:21 PM

Abby had a huge game