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#2376858 3/31 GDT: Blackhawks 7 Red Wings 1

Posted by Jocke on 31 March 2013 - 11:54 AM

I ran to the bathroom at 0-0, came back at 0-3. Erk.

 

Don't EVER do that again!




#2371668 3/20 GDT : Wild 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by GoWings1905 on 20 March 2013 - 08:46 PM

If the glass was the net, they would have a good 30 goals.


#2369571 Soccer!

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 15 March 2013 - 09:37 PM

Such a shame. We were so close. Congrats to Bayern anyway.
 You will have a tough time with Juventus I feel. What are your thoughts on that draw?

 

It's just like Arsenal to have their best game and win of the season, and have it not matter.     :tounge:




#2350682 2/2 GDT : Red Wings 2 at Blue Jackets 4

Posted by dat's sick on 02 February 2013 - 09:24 PM

Well goes without saying.. goal on this here PP or game over.


#2350035 2/1 GDT : Blues 3 at Red Wings 5 (Z with Hat Trick)

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 01 February 2013 - 09:26 PM

So depressing to see us give up a 2 goal lead and concede a third one quickly. blah.

 

Excuse my soccer reference yet again, but this REALLY is like Arsenal. :(

 

Huskins is slower than Mertesacker.  




#2342757 Soccer!

Posted by germanwing on 20 January 2013 - 03:59 PM

Unbelievable that Real is already 15 Pts behind Barca.

I´m just watching them against Valencia. 5-0 after the first half.

 

And ManU just 1-1 against Tottenham, but still 5 Pts ahead of ManCity.

 

i´m really looking forward to this match-up i the Champions League.

My prediction: Real wins at home and ties the game in Old Trafford.




#2344194 Soccer!

Posted by frankgrimes on 22 January 2013 - 04:57 AM

To be fair, we've been quite shocking in the fall and were beaten  by teams like Norwich, Swansea (who have actually been really good) and.. Bradford, who are like the equivalent of minor or even amateur leagues in America. ;) With Arsenal, it's so very difficult to predict. But it's always been that way. In 2011, Arsenal beat Barcelona, then lost the league cup final against a team who were relegated. So it's not really as straight-forward to make comparisons between the leagues.

 

That said, we (the English Premier League) have to get a hard look at ourselves and stop this madness, as it's getting out of hand. Couple of years ago, it was unthinkable that an English team would NOT make it out of the group. Heck, couple of years ago An English team reached at least a quarterfinal, most of the time a final. Now this is the 2nd year in a row where only 2 teams make it out (funnily enough, it's still Arsenal, despite poor domestic form and big player sales constantly ruining our club). And as much as I hate City, it's a piss take that the English champions don't even get into Europa League. Disgraceful.

 

I hope we can fly the English flag high, but we'll need a miracle to beat Bayern, but of course, if we get a ton of luck like Chelsea did, in a 2-legged tie, anything is possible. Lucky deflection, poor referee decision, whatever. Go through on away goals and never look back. Very small chance of that, but we'll see.

 


Yeah well that's sort-of true, but not completely. yes, there is a lot foreigners in the teams, but there is a lot of English players, too. Most of the big teams have a strong English spine, and a lot of the smaller teams sometimes are made up of basically mostly English players. For example, Man Utd have star player Wayne Rooney, in midfield they always had Scholes, Rio Ferdinand in defence, as well as now fresh young up and coming defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling, add to that Ashley Young in attack and you've got a nice English spine to the team. Chelsea have Ashley Cole, John Terry, Gary Cahill in defence. City have Joe Hart, starting GK, a couple of defenders like Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards and the like. Arsenal always were the team that have no Englishmen in it, but now it's changed and we have in the first XI defender Kieran Gibbs, midfielder Jack Wilshere (one of the brightest prospects in English youth now) and Theo Walcott up front. So I think those lads do get a nice chance to make it.

 

Thanks for your input really appreciated. It is nice to see the EPL cracking down on the amount of foreigners and providing more space for Englishmen. 

 

as for Man U versus Real Madrid

 

Well to be honest I wanted that matchup as the final game, they both hate each other and are absolutely loaded upfront. Man City to me is a club I wish nothing but the worst possible outcome, I hate them I want them gone this club has sold itself out, they have no identity, nothing to be proud of just a damn sheik trying to be the second Abramovic (spelling?).

 

I think Man U will win at home and get a draw in Estadio Bernabeo. Real always has the biggest stars but hardly a real team and their coach is an absolute joke,you don't bench a guy like Casilas after having one or two bad games since forever.




#2347843 1/27 Red Wings 1 @ Chicago Blackhawks 2 (OT)

Posted by wingsfan4795 on 27 January 2013 - 09:26 PM


Howard in Godmode again.


He drinks Gatorade... It has electrolytes


#2342397 1/19: Red Wings 0 at St. Louis Blues 6

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 19 January 2013 - 10:49 PM

Well. What a start to my fan's career!

 

 

You're better off with Arsenal.  Good luck with Bayern Munich in a few weeks.    

 

:thumbup:




#2337827 NHL, NHLPA reach tentative agreement on new CBA

Posted by Dominator2005 on 06 January 2013 - 09:00 AM

At least NHL should offer Center Ice for FREE for "whole" season.


#2335075 New fan.. need advice

Posted by GoWings1905 on 01 December 2012 - 01:14 PM

Run away before you get addicted and get your soul crushed by a jackass commissioner and a bunch of billionaires.


#2335066 New fan.. need advice

Posted by MabusIncarnate on 01 December 2012 - 08:51 AM

This is a bad bad time to be a new hockey fan. It's borderline embarrassing how much of a circus this year has been so far.

Honestly, to the OP, I would go to best buy, or moviestop, or whatever well stocked dvd retail store there is around you and purchase the Red Wings box set. In my opinion, it includes the essentials of what a Red Wings fan should see, know, and remember. The battles between them and Colorado, the cup wins, and the most intense moments of Red Wings playoff history. Buy it, watch it, all of it, yes it's 5 cds two-sided but do it anyway, learn from it, love it. I went back and watched a few of those games again, remembered the knot in my stomach before a Wings/Avs regular season game and how much was on the line, and the intensity, and the passion.

Don't be discouraged by the events going on currently in the NHL. It's worth the wait in the long run.


#2335063 New fan.. need advice

Posted by hooon on 01 December 2012 - 01:13 AM

A new fan during the lockout?

This pleases Gary Bettman.


#2335030 New fan.. need advice

Posted by Barrie on 30 November 2012 - 01:19 PM

I'd say don't get involved with the NHL, Gary Bettman likes to shut down the game every 7 years :lol:


#2334919 New fan.. need advice

Posted by BigWillieStyle on 29 November 2012 - 06:21 AM

I know that reading the dictionary is probably more exciting than this, but, it really is a must read for most fans. Unfortunately, it gets about as much attention as a cars owners manual.

http://www.nhl.com/i...ge.htm?id=27011


Edit: And BTW, welcome to the greatest sport around, and welcome to our big disfunctional family.