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TomTestedTough

Member Since 22 Nov 2013
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In Topic: Mantha

11 April 2016 - 05:21 PM

All of us have our opinions and I am sure that we all feel strongly about what we think. I am of the Scotty B era and before. You need experience, and defense. Mantha brings neither. The cup is a muck it up and stay steady game. We are not the Hall of Fame Wings of old. We are a young and fast team that does not have a shut down defense. We need a goalie to get hot. Plain and simple. 


In Topic: 4/6 GDT : Philadelphia Flyers at Red Wings, 8:00 ET

06 April 2016 - 03:01 PM

Mantha is already a -6 though I dunno he really hasn't impressed me at all. Sure he got a couple of PP goals vs the Habs but other than that meh he floats and isn't engaged defensively


Jimmy played the last back to back so if he plays good tonight it looks as if Howard will start both games. Mrazek has been BRUTAL since Feb 14th 

 

Correct. Mantha is Franzen II. Scores but does not cover D. 


In Topic: Wings sign Maine Defenseman Dan Renouf

12 March 2016 - 11:23 PM

Russo was New York 4th in 2011. Played at Notre Dame. He has been coming on strong lately. Leads the Griffins at +45. Yeah, thats what I said.

 

#20 Renouf (re-NUFF) is out of Pickering Ont. 3 years at Maine. He played his first game tonight for the Griffins and looked like he knew what he was doing. Only once did I see him swimming on the ice. Physical and good outlet passes. Played left D. 


In Topic: All Purpose Grand Rapids Griffins Thread

22 December 2015 - 03:36 PM

Ya. People need to watch or at least listen to the Griffins games. mantha has been playing a complete game. In the corners, in the front of the net, back on D, checking etc.... No he will never be McCarty when it comes to physical play. He is however already playing more physical than Sheahan does and has better O.

I'm at almost every game and work some of them also. I know each has his own viewpoint and that is fine. My take is he is going and trying but usually he sits back 5' off the boards and lets his linemate work the board.


In Topic: All Purpose Grand Rapids Griffins Thread

20 December 2015 - 12:39 PM

Callahan is out again with another puck to the face. 4 weeks minimum. Too bad, he was just starting to come back into his own again. Mantha, while scoring and assisting, still will not go into the corners. He has the Jimmy Carson syndrome. Not sure it will ever work with the Red Wings.