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#2612093 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend Logo Revealed

Posted by frankgrimes on 30 May 2015 - 02:22 PM

To honest I thought it looked like the Buffalo logo in terms of colorschemes.


That being said happy for Nashville having this game, although the ASG has sadly turned into a joke but seeing Weber and Chara upping the hardest shot speed again, will be something I'll watch

#2610030 should mrazek get #1 tag next season

Posted by frankgrimes on 25 May 2015 - 10:53 AM

KHL wants Mraz

Good luck there

#2610007 ECF : Tampa Bay Former Rangers vs. New York New Rangers

Posted by frankgrimes on 25 May 2015 - 06:14 AM

So which Rangers player will guarantee a win in game 6?  


Rangers thankfully aren't like that and this series is far from over been a great series so far.

#2609875 Players who might be available due to teams cap issues

Posted by frankgrimes on 23 May 2015 - 02:57 PM

Stamkos will be re-signed so will Kopitar and Seabrook he is part of Chicago's core. They'll move heaven and earth before him

#2609834 It's Official: Babcock to coach Maple Leafs

Posted by frankgrimes on 23 May 2015 - 03:29 AM

At this point, it doesn't even matter why he left. We had him as our fav teams coach for 10 years. He left on good terms. There are no hard feelings on either end with the exception of some bitter fans. 


No matter what some people think, Babs just had an exit interview, paid for an ad to say goodbye and he is by far, bar none the best coach in all of hockey, no discussion needed. That man even held back tears at the start of his presser.


I wish him nothing but the best, thanks for 10 marvelous years Babs . Change is scary, it's an unknown thing...like I've said many times maybe Blashhill works out maybe he doesn't but one thing is for sure but I pray they at least interview other candidates just to get a feeling on how people from the outside are viewing this team right now.

#2609365 Report: Oilers hire McLellan

Posted by frankgrimes on 21 May 2015 - 11:34 AM

I'm happy for him and he basically confirmed what everyone knew oilers are going to pick McDavid . Man that franchise is the huge winner this year. So happy for Todd I think he is a great guy and will do very well there

#2609343 It's Official: Babcock to coach Maple Leafs

Posted by frankgrimes on 21 May 2015 - 10:58 AM

I don't understand why these names keep getting brought up, they obviously didn't want to come here as Holland had offered them contracts. Myers would have cost Tatar++ or Nyquist++ are you sure you would do that deal?

For a young Chara ? Heck yes there are only two guys I wouldn't have traded Larkin and Mantha Ehrhoff wanted one more year than Kenny was willing to offer, at some point he has to understand that this team sadly isn't seen in the same light as before so to get a deal done some giving in to the demands has to happen..

Man buffalo man up and don't act like girls which didn't get their prefered shoes ..sending reporters to Toronto is just stupid.

#2609061 Coaching Search Thread a.k.a. the Jeff Blashill Thread

Posted by frankgrimes on 20 May 2015 - 02:12 PM

Hitchcock should be a frontrunner

#2609058 It's Official: Babcock to coach Maple Leafs

Posted by frankgrimes on 20 May 2015 - 02:11 PM

An unproven coach at the NHL level so it could go either way. But hey he will for sure make less than the GM and if things aren't working out Holland can sell it as another transition year instead of going for a real rebuild. I feel a bit bad for Orr and McLaren Babs won't play them on the fourth line

Unproven maybe, yet carries the same philosophies as Babs but probably way better in seeing when things don't work.
It won't be as dramatic as your making it out to be. Holland did the right thing whether you agree or not.

Could be better could be worse...Blashill will be in his first year coaching a team that screams fix the damn defense and get tougher ! Fixing this is the job of a GM Blashill just like Babcock can only work with what he has an let's be honest by Wings standards it's not much.

I hope people show some patience with Blashill because the guy is a rookie and will be tasked to get this team into the playoffs for a quarter century

I for one will for sure not expect anything and just hope he gets time to implement his system whatever it will be.

#2608973 It's Official: Babcock to coach Maple Leafs

Posted by frankgrimes on 20 May 2015 - 01:26 PM

Losing the best coach in hockey because of an insulting offer compared to others..yep , that contract extension has been well deserved lol All the best Babs your job got harder each and every season and your GM never brought in the much needed help Toronto is an unbelievable tough market good luck you'll need it. I hope going with Blashill finally means going for Austin Mathews too and start the rebuild

#2608189 Babcock granted permission to talk to other teams

Posted by frankgrimes on 17 May 2015 - 02:17 PM

Man if that's true the Blues will jump to the top spot. They have it all size, offense, defense and that grind it out kind of style. Plus their captain is an absolute beast and role model. A Babcock coached blues team watch out west.

#2608020 Babcock granted permission to talk to other teams

Posted by frankgrimes on 15 May 2015 - 04:39 PM

im starting to hope Babs leaves just so everyone saying they want him gone finally realizes how important he is to this franchise.


Same here and then people will realize how hard it is to replace the best coach in hockey by far.


I mean Babcock got this team into the playoffs when most people were thinking they'd maybe contend for a top 10 draft pick

#2607658 ECSF : (4) Washington Capitals vs. (1) New York Rangers

Posted by frankgrimes on 14 May 2015 - 04:36 AM

King Henrik :notworthy:


that guy and game 7 is like



#2607656 DRW Free Agents / Salary Thread

Posted by frankgrimes on 14 May 2015 - 04:02 AM


Dont want Green, past his prime and injury prone. Maybe in the pre-cap era, but not now.


Agreed I mean haven't the Wings learned by now ? It's not wise to bring in players with a serious injury history or pay a premium for a third pairing defenseman. Yeah I get it Washington has Niskanen, Alzner but Green should have been able to at least get a top two pairing job.


Wings need a big bodied physical shutdown type and someone who can run the PP.

#2607653 Babcock granted permission to talk to other teams

Posted by frankgrimes on 14 May 2015 - 03:54 AM

The close to done McLellan signing is not a slap in his face why would it be ? Todd was the first guy Chiarelli and Nichelson reached out to because well he was the first major coach available. At that time Babs hasn't been aviable simple as that.


Buffalo, St. Louis, maybe Anaheim and Pittsburgh - if Super Mario gets involved - are great opportunities for him too. Think about it, Babcock will have the opportunity to coach some superstars or a young team with an upcoming phenom in Eichel not bad not bad.