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#2459865 12/1 GDT: Red Wings 4 at Senators 2, Alfredsson scores ENG

Posted by rick zombo on 01 December 2013 - 07:17 PM

HOLY f***. What a shift by Tatar. 




#2459831 12/1 GDT: Red Wings 4 at Senators 2, Alfredsson scores ENG

Posted by rick zombo on 01 December 2013 - 07:08 PM

Cowen punches Nyquist in the head twice that last shift. Must have been reflex punches. 




#2459774 12/1 GDT: Red Wings 4 at Senators 2, Alfredsson scores ENG

Posted by rick zombo on 01 December 2013 - 06:53 PM

Glad we got a lead, but for the love of god, the Sens are getting away with a clear penalty shift after shift.

 

That’s because the league feels bad for suspending Cowen for 10 games for that head-shot to Datsyuk…………oh wait, nevermind. 




#2459716 12/1 GDT: Red Wings 4 at Senators 2, Alfredsson scores ENG

Posted by rick zombo on 01 December 2013 - 06:19 PM

Ottawa has a very physical D. Having trouble cycling down low. 

 

Also, I guess Ottawa didn’t commit even one penalty-worthy offence that period? Nah.  




#2458907 11/27 GDT: Bruins 1 at Red Wings 6

Posted by rick zombo on 27 November 2013 - 10:03 PM

 

How do you pronounce... that?

 

Like LaFrog. Except Roy.

 

La-F-roy-g




#2458882 11/27 GDT: Bruins 1 at Red Wings 6

Posted by rick zombo on 27 November 2013 - 09:56 PM

I'm thankful the Wings made my driving 25 miles one way to pick up a fresh bottle of the Macallan even more worthwhile. BoS, do you find a good game by the Wings improves the taste of a fine scotch?

 

Make it Laphroaig, Lagavulin, or Talisker, and I’m with you  ;)




#2458874 11/27 GDT: Bruins 1 at Red Wings 6

Posted by rick zombo on 27 November 2013 - 09:51 PM

Remember when we were awesome and we'd win like 8 in a row then get blown out by some s***ty team like the Islanders? WE'RE THAT TEAM!

 

Not quite, but LOL just the same. 




#2458847 11/27 GDT: Bruins 1 at Red Wings 6

Posted by rick zombo on 27 November 2013 - 09:38 PM

Smitty’s back. And in bizarro world, LGWs nation………rejoices????  :eh: 




#2458834 11/27 GDT: Bruins 1 at Red Wings 6

Posted by rick zombo on 27 November 2013 - 09:33 PM

Good job the Smith’s aren’t American. Tomorrow’s turkey dinner would be awwwwwkwarrrd. 




#2458803 11/27 GDT: Bruins 1 at Red Wings 6

Posted by rick zombo on 27 November 2013 - 09:05 PM

Man. I’m starting to love me some Smith. The game he got hurt = fight.  Then he fights Neil. Now he gives it to the Rat and mixes it up with Chara.

 

*Thumbs up*




#2458498 Looking for advice/attending a Wings home game

Posted by rick zombo on 27 November 2013 - 11:46 AM

 I almost forgot to tell you...there is no pair of ear plugs in the world that can drown out Karen Newman's caterwauling.  Be warned.  I'm honestly surprised the ASPCA hasn't got her for animal cruelty when she "sings".  As my housemate says, she must have incriminating photos of someone.

 

Okay, I performed my public service for today.

 

My dad is 67 years old, and he has a massive crush on Karen. Seeing her live will be a thrill for him. LOL

 

She has gone down hill IMO. Love is blind, I guess :)




#2458486 Datsyuk concussion: To Return Tuesday

Posted by rick zombo on 27 November 2013 - 11:24 AM

Silver lining time:

 

Leave him out until next week and get more out of the secondary scoreres. They'll absolutely have to pick up their game. Weiss, Alfredssonn, Mule, Helm, Nyquist, Tatar.

 

Best case scenario is that this team finds it's scoring legs without Pavel, and are that much better when he comes back.




#2458480 Ericsson re-signed 6-yrs $4.25 mill AAV

Posted by rick zombo on 27 November 2013 - 11:10 AM

I wished I could be picked last for something, where 290 other people get picked first, and then eventually turn that into a 25.5M pay day.

 

Nice job Big Rig!!




#2458438 I'd like to talk about this off-season/next season

Posted by rick zombo on 27 November 2013 - 01:21 AM

The thing is. There's too many prospects that have to battle for too few positions. Holland will continue to let them all max out in GRs until they can no longer clear waivers. Exactly like he did with Smith, Tatar, and Nyquist (basically).

Hoping to see Mantha, Jurco, Oullett, Sproul, Jarnkrok, or Mrazek before they have played in GRs for basically 3 years each, would be be a pipe-dream I think. Unfortunately.

The Wings will do well next year to find room for Sheahan, Ferraro, Almquist, and (I think) Callahan.


#2458289 Pre-game discussion 11/27 Bruins: Dats out. Gus in.

Posted by rick zombo on 26 November 2013 - 01:20 PM

I'm hoping this is just precautionary league protocol stuff like Holland is saying and not something seriously long-term. I keep thinking back to how the Hedman and Steckel hits on Crosby looked at the time.

 

I'm also wishing really bad things on Cowen. Not very classy I know. But f*** him. The big slow-footed dummy couldn't keep up with Datsyuk and instead of falling down like Couture, decided an elbow to the face was a good idea.