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#2486382 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by frankgrimes on 23 February 2014 - 10:03 AM

Sweden looked shocked from the beginning, but still taking home Silver without so many great players is a huge accomplishment. Canada just turned it on when the games mattered, their defense was just out of this world.

 

Hey Ed Snider I guess Stevie Y knows a bit about hockey now ey?




#2486330 Zetterberg out with herniated disc

Posted by frankgrimes on 23 February 2014 - 07:53 AM

Holland had better get to inquiring about Thomas Vanek. Better yet, he can do it when Garth Snow is drunk and offer him a few cute puck bunnies. 

 

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Snow wants a first + A level prospect + B level prospect for a rental no way teams are going to give that up for ~ 2 months of Vanek.




#2486329 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by frankgrimes on 23 February 2014 - 07:48 AM

That suit from Don Cherry guy should be running the league he's a legend




#2486326 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by frankgrimes on 23 February 2014 - 07:44 AM

Turn the game around for him

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#2485862 USA-Canada Thread

Posted by frankgrimes on 21 February 2014 - 01:16 PM

Canada is putting on a clinic so far wow




#2485784 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by frankgrimes on 21 February 2014 - 09:31 AM

If Karlson can round out his defensive game, he could be one of the elite defenseman for years to come.

 

What a great game and an appetizer for the midday game. Watched it on my tablet and would love to rewatch it again already, Lundvist unbelievable.

 

Also congrats to the Fins, having your 4 best centers out and beating Russia on home-ice, while having the defending champions on the rope of a loss and making it to the final 4 is a huge accomplishment.




#2485683 John Tavares out for remainder of the season.

Posted by frankgrimes on 20 February 2014 - 07:25 PM

Sucks get well soon such a classy and exciting player to watch


#2485673 Zetterberg out with herniated disc

Posted by frankgrimes on 20 February 2014 - 07:06 PM

The most important thing is his health, I hope he takes his time and does the right thing. If that means being done for the season so be it sometimes other things (love, health) are way more important than the best game this planet has ever seen.

 

Get well soon captain Z




#2485426 Darren McCarty On Chris Jericho's Podcast

Posted by frankgrimes on 20 February 2014 - 12:19 PM

Dmac is a f***in boss one of my alltime favourite enforcers.

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#2485304 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by frankgrimes on 19 February 2014 - 06:54 PM

I wouldn't be surprised one bit if the Lativian goalie played himself into a two way contract with this performance. There is nothing to be ashamed off facing such a hot goalie but now Canada is facing a hot goalie and a potent offense, they need their forwards to break out.


#2485210 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by frankgrimes on 19 February 2014 - 02:32 PM

AFter seeing the heroic fight by Lativia, I'm not sure anymore that the Swiss joked.

 

Canadas forwards need to step it up.




#2485005 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by frankgrimes on 19 February 2014 - 05:11 AM

Wow Sweden is really pushing it right now. Slovenia should be proud, they have under 1.000 registered hockeyplayers and are top 8 maybe 7 in their first olympic tournament.




#2484899 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by frankgrimes on 18 February 2014 - 02:28 PM

Quarterfinal matchups:

Swe vs Slo
Fin vs Rus
USA vs Czech
Can vs Lat

Hmmm... s*** just got real.

 

*lol* so free tickets for USA, SWE and CAN only FIN vs Rus is a matchup between two very good teams.




#2484351 International Hockey Rivalries.

Posted by frankgrimes on 16 February 2014 - 04:12 AM

Austria - Germany
Finland - Sweden
Norway - Denmark
Russia - Canada
Slovenia - Slovakia
Canada - USA is a big rivalry but I think. Canada - Russia tops that

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#2484338 NHL players will not participate in 2018 Olympics (Mod Post #99)

Posted by frankgrimes on 15 February 2014 - 11:24 PM

@reporterchris: Patrick Kane says that the NHL's participation in the Olympics is good for hockey. "Anyone that doesn't see it that way is crazy."
Well with that great argument you have me convinced! Thanks Patty!


Its true hockey benefits enormously as a whole. CNN has Oshie on the ront-page, everyonen is talkitng about what a great game that was. Fans in Europe are getting a chance to watch their countrymen at much better manageable hours, which again benefits the sport.

Going to the Olympics does so much more for the game than things like putting hockey into areas that don't even know what snow is. So good for Kaner to speak it out take that Ed moron Snider.