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#2574792 Is Jimmy Our Playoff Goalie?

Posted by LeftWinger on 25 February 2015 - 01:55 PM

Yes, he will be the PO starter, but I believe Mrazek will be in WHEN Jimmy s***s the bed. 


That being said, Jimmy has a ton to prove this playoff. $5M+ to lose ALL the big games is asinine. If/When Jimmy s***s himself again, he should be traded in the off season.  NTC or not, he can be convinced to waive it.  Re-sign Monster and he will back up Mrazek. Jimmy is the main reason they lost in Anaheim, and he was the reason they nearly lost in Dallas. s***ty goals given up when his team depends on him.

#2574616 2/24 GDT : Red Wings 0 at Kings 1

Posted by jimmyemeryhunter on 24 February 2015 - 11:47 PM


I like to think of myself as John Travolta in Look Who's Talking.

Or that Battlefield movie

I didn't see battlefield.
It looks terrible
This feels bad.
Weiss has to bury that

#2574405 Is Jimmy Our Playoff Goalie?

Posted by KATIEBARTHEDOOR24 on 24 February 2015 - 02:55 PM

Yes Howard will be the starter. Thank God there are no shootouts. :glare:

#2574356 Is Jimmy Our Playoff Goalie?

Posted by dirtydangles on 24 February 2015 - 11:27 AM

Yeah Jimmy will be the starter - he has playoff experience. However, deep down I think Mrazek is a big-game player and would rise to the challenge of the playoff pressure. 

#2570434 Do we need a trade to get our offence going ?

Posted by Buppy on 13 February 2015 - 08:02 PM


Right. I wish Capgeek was still available for scenarios like this, but my guess is it wouldn't leave us much room to retain key players.

Would put us around $62.5 with Nyquist, Jurco, Andersson, Smith, and Franson to re-sign. Depending where the cap winds up, we'd probably be 2-4 mil short.


Maybe if we could offload one (or more) of Quincey, Franzen, or Weiss.

#2568981 Do we need a trade to get our offence going ?

Posted by kipwinger on 06 February 2015 - 06:37 PM

Does that mean you're an assman, kip?


Is that a question?  I thought my love of husky, big boned, midwestern women was well known?  What are the two most fun things to do in cold weather?  Play hockey, and fat girls.  

#2568929 Do we need a trade to get our offence going ?

Posted by Bannedforlife on 06 February 2015 - 01:49 PM


Totally. What this thread really needs is another of your epic four-part blockbuster trade scenarios.

Don't make me sick my gifrlfriend's dragons on you.

#2566522 1/27 GDT : Red Wings 5 at Panthers 4

Posted by BottleOfSmoke on 27 January 2015 - 10:34 PM

The Wings doing this along with the Packers always doing this is bad for my heart!

Except the Packers lost


#2563158 Petry next Oiler to be shopped - FTLOG Kenny, get it done!

Posted by daniel1 on 14 January 2015 - 12:53 PM

Petry's a legitimate top-four defenseman. If we're being honest, we have exactly one defenseman who's clearly better than Petry.


We (Holland) really missed the boat on Leddy and Boychuck... they would have made a great 2nd pairing here for years to come. If we're waiting for Sproul/Marchenko/Jensen to play to that level it's at least 5 yrs down the road. We need some D'men to bridge that gap now if we're going to seriously contend in the playoffs. Petry would be a great start but I think we need at least one other top 4 D too and from what I've seen up to this point Smith and Kindl should be moved to make room.

#2562716 Mixed Feelings - Shea Weber whoops Matt Cooke

Posted by gcom007 on 12 January 2015 - 05:17 PM

I'm over the Zetterberg thing. Have been for years. Don't really care.


That said, I have to say that fight was underwhelming.

#2562278 McGratton on waivers

Posted by KATIEBARTHEDOOR24 on 10 January 2015 - 04:04 PM

Can't we all get a long. Don't forget we already have an enforcer. Our "powerplay" damn that lines so old and tired. Next time Weber smashes Hanks head into the boards for free. Don't forget we'll get ours on the PP. Oh wait if I recall there was no call on that play. Once again we lost that year as well.
Fighting DOES have a place in the game. BUT you must be able to contribute elsewhere on the ice as well.

#2562250 McGratton on waivers

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 10 January 2015 - 02:22 PM

I bet we'tee the only team board in the league that devoted six pages in 24 hours to McGrattan.


That's because Holland has pussified us for too long.  


That's right.  He wants Lucic to go out of his way to hurt someone, so that McGuffin can come back and make Lucic not hurt people anymore. 


And that, in a nutshell, is the mentality of the pro-fighting crowd. 


I get the feeling that you grew up playing hockey and lost your roster spot to an enforcer.  

#2561031 Randy Carlyle relieved of his duties by Leafs

Posted by darkmanx on 06 January 2015 - 07:02 PM

I will start off by saying I absolutely hate the Leafs, but the media in Toronto is absolutely a disgrace. Two coaches have been fired, mind you Wilson was not that good but when does the organization look at the culture and makeup of the team? I mean signing Phaneuf last year to that contract has destroyed that franchise right now. 7 million / 8 years for him is not good. Gardiner looks terrible, they should have sold high on him. Kadri is a decent 2nd line center, but not a top end talent / shutdown guy, and he disappears alot. Lupul never plays, he's always injured. They have Clarkson at 5.5 million doing nothing.


Phil Kessel is absolutely blamed for everything that goes wrong by the fans and media, yet he is paid to score goals and that's exactly what he does. Kessel is a PPG player, sure might not be the best defensively but that's where others need to pickup and help him. JVR is not good defensively, and isn't close to as good on offense as Kessel but he never hears anything. Kessel is always being called "out of shape" or "doesn't compete enough" but people forget, he is a PPG player, and he plays in thef****** NHL! How can you not compete enough and be out of shape when you score 35+ goals a year, and score at a PPG every year in the NHL! Would love to see him play with Hank or Datsyuk, he might push 45+ and he's an underrated passer.


This video is absolutely ridiculous. What a dumb question, and an insult.


#2550286 Nestrasil Waived / Claimed by Hurricanes

Posted by LeftWinger on 20 November 2014 - 04:23 PM

The fact is, we lost him for nothing.  A player with potential, one of our values 3rd round picks (ones Holland refuses to trade because he finds such valuable players there.) Plus, there is no need to lose a player with untapped potential for nothing at all...especially at the price of keeping Cleary and Kindl. Both of whom bring NOTHING to the ice with them. Make Cleary a coach if he is so valuable in the locker room. Sure, Nestrasil wasn't the next Tatar or even Jurco, but why waste your valuable drafted players that are deemed SOOOOO important to rebuilding this team, just so you can keep Cleary? What next, put Pulkkinen on waivers next season just because you promised Alfredsson a spot if he wants to play? Holland screwed the pooch on this one.  He screwed the pooch on Jarnkrok (although he had to) and we are out on two players with the potential to be very good players in the NHL. Doesn't matter, we have ZERO control over it, but all along 99% of us said that if we start losing kids because of Cleary and Quincey, then we would be pissed, so there is no need to ask us why we are pissed now.  Weren't you guys here when Holland was quoted saying, we aren't going to keep Oullet in the lineup at the expense of Jakub Kindl.  It shows right there where his loyalty is, he will risk exposing players to waivers to keep his veteran.  He kept Cleary over Nestrasil, and it won't be the last time he f***s this team up....no wonder Babcock won't re-sign...

#2549165 Malkin hit on Girardi

Posted by DeGraa55 on 16 November 2014 - 02:33 AM

I don't mind seeing it after big hits. Because just like someone said as a player you don't know if it was clean or dirty most of time. But standing up for your teammate is te right thing to do.

I actually hate it more when watching the wings and a dirty play happens and everyone just sits there with their thumb up their ass.