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#2489925 Nicklas Lidstrom:Greatest Red Wing Ever

Posted by Euro_Twins on 05 March 2014 - 08:21 AM

Perfect human was and still is his nickname

#2484198 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by sibiriak on 15 February 2014 - 10:25 AM

Both USA goals on penalties by Radulov.  What a team player!

If I were the Russians coach, Radulov sits next game, or at best plays on the 4th line. It's not like he's been effective anyway.


Overall, good game for both teams, Good Luck to USA, we (Russia) can use some more practice in Q-round :)

#2484245 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by rrasco on 15 February 2014 - 12:56 PM

Just finished watching the game, gonna have to go back and catch up on the thread but here are my thoughts:


Russia's jerseys are amazing


This game was amazing


Russia's jerseys are amazing


I don't like when Datsyuk is on the other team


Russia's jerseys are amazing


Shootouts still suck


Bonus Fun Fact: The only players to score against Team USA are Red Wings

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#2480631 What's wrong with Pasha? (Mod warning post #57)

Posted by BadgerBob on 03 February 2014 - 03:51 PM

Kovalchuk retired from the Devils and left the money behind and in the process gave the Devils a big break financially. He didn't say he was too hurt to play for the Devils.


Kovalchuk definitely didn't leave any money behind. He's making more per season over there than he would over here without a doubt.

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#2467064 12/21 GDT: Red Wings 5 @ Maple Leafs 4 (SO, yes, SO)

Posted by gowings00 on 21 December 2013 - 10:04 PM

We beat the refs!!!! We should get an extra point for that!

#2459557 Shea Weber leaves game with Injury

Posted by Euro_Twins on 01 December 2013 - 11:30 AM

Can't believe some of you are still butt hurt over what Weber did to Z. I'd take Weber on the Wings in a heart beat. It wasn't that big of deal. Sure I was upset that night but let it go



I will never let it go. Just as I will never forgive coward Cowen

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#2459725 December Schedule Wallpaper Now Available!

Posted by Matt on 01 December 2013 - 06:27 PM


Widescreen: 1920x1200 | 1920x1080 | 1680x1050 | 1600x900 | 1440x900 | 1366x768 | 1280x800

iPad/iPad2: 1024x1024 iPad3: 2048x2048 iPhone 4/4S*: 640x960 iPhone 5/5S*: 640x1136 Android: 480x800

(*For iOS mobile displays you'll likely have to disable the "moving" background image so the wallpaper displays correctly.)


#2449273 Varlamov Arrested

Posted by sleepwalker on 31 October 2013 - 11:48 AM

I don't think anyone should pass any judgement whatsoever, until we know exactly what happened.  (which we likely never will)  Especially since the laws in this country are so convoluted and f***ed up, and they'll lock you up and hit you with a half dozen charges just for blinking wrong.  (hence the highest prison population on the planet)


You know when you were a kid and your mother said "com here young man/lady" and grabbed your arm?  Well, technically, since she touched your arm, that's felony assault and since she moved you from your previous position, that is kidnapping.


As an adult example, a few years ago a friend of mine had these exact same two charges filed against him.  What happened was his girlfriend at the time came home all f***ed up on some sort of hard drugs and started going literally crazy and screaming and tearing his place up.  He finally got her to calm down and told her she had to leave.  He opened the door and said come back when you are sober and calm down and lightly put his hand on her shoulder and escorted her the two feet out the door.  I was actually there when this happened with my girlfriend at the time, so I saw exactly what happened.


Anyway, we leave and the next day, we come to find out that HE was charged with kidnapping and assault because several hours later the girl decided to call the cops for whatever reason.  According to the cops, making her leave HIS house was considered kidnapping, and since he lightly put his hand on her shoulder, they decided to charge him with assault too.  Oh, and they flat out refused to charge her with anything despite the fact that she tore his house up and scratched his arms up while in a drug fit, while he did absolutely nothing to defend himself.


This...unfortunately, is the system we live in here...





I am definitely NOT excusing Varlamov if he actually did beat and kidnap his girl, but from the one story I have encountered first hand and others I have heard about over the years, most of these "kidnapping and assault" charges the cops conjure up are BS and not at all what the name of the charges would have you think.

#2445836 McLeod suspended 5 games for hit on Kronwall

Posted by 55fan on 18 October 2013 - 10:06 AM


Repeat offender? Because he's not afraid to let the opposing team know he's on the ice?

It was a joke.

#2442970 10/10 GDT: Coyotes 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by cusimano_brothers on 10 October 2013 - 12:27 PM

Current Streaks

Regular-Season Streaks

Overall:  1-game losing streak  

Home: 1-game winning streak


All-Time Regular-Season Streaks v. Phoenix

Overall: 1-game winning streak (shutout)

Home: 4-game winning streak (1 shutout, 1 overtime, 1 shootout)


Last Ten Games – Current Regular Season

Overall: 2W-1L

Away: 1W


Last Ten Games – Current All-Time Regular Season v. Phoenix

Overall: 6W-3L-0OTL-1SOL

Home: 8W-1L-1OTL


Consecutive Home / Away Games  

This is the first of two Home games played over three calendar days


Record v. Winnipeg / Phoenix

All-time Record v. Winnipeg / Phoenix

All-time, Overall

130G: 64W-41L-22T-0RT-2OTL-1SOL


All-time, Home v. Winnipeg / Phoenix

65G: 35W-21L-8T-0RT-1OTL 


Season Record v. Phoenix


This is the first of two  regular season games v. Phoenix this season 


This is the only Home regular season game v. Phoenix this season 


Record on this Day

October 10

This is the 23rd regular season game played on this day, with the Club’s record in the previous 22 games:



This is the 1st regular-season game v. Winnipeg / Phoenix on this day


On This Day

I don't usually include this kind of a thing, but since it's an anniversary...
Sixty years ago tonight, Goalie Terry Sawchuk is cut by the skate on Montreal's Maurice Richard in the Third Period and is replaced by Red Wings' Assistant Trainer and practice golatender Ross "Lefty" Wilson, in the first of what will turn out to be a three-game goaltending career. He plays sixteen minutes, allowing no goals.  000003624.jpg
Tonight's Officials
Referees 10-Paul Devorski & 26-Rob Martell Linesmen 82-Ryan Galloway & 54-Greg Devorski



#2441266 Oilers Name Six Alternate Captains

Posted by 55fan on 03 October 2013 - 06:31 AM

Who says the education system is failing?  There's a whole group of kids in Canada that can count to six!

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#2423011 Letang Turns Down 8x$7m

Posted by Z Winged Dangler on 28 June 2013 - 07:55 AM

But Shero is GM of the year! I thought he could sign EVERYONE!  :greedy:



#2419283 CHL moving to ban European goalies

Posted by esteef on 11 June 2013 - 05:58 PM

So because European tenders are selected instead of Canadian ones they are making a rule basically forcing teams to pick Canadian ones even though they might not be as good or as qualified as the European tenders?  Smells like Affirmative Action and Diversity laws here in the states.  Two thumbs down CHL.



#2418344 What would you give up for Malkin?

Posted by Datsyukian-Deke on 07 June 2013 - 12:03 PM

Give away our depth and our future for one player for one year...yea no thanks.

#2418051 Griffins GM 7 - tonight

Posted by Travis on 05 June 2013 - 10:41 PM

When I first saw it I thought it went five hole. How does the Barons goalie let that in short side? Jurco's speed must have made it hard for him to stay on his angle

The video doesn't do it much justice, he was absolutely flying.
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