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#2541207 10/15 GDT : Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2 (SO)

Posted by rick zombo on 15 October 2014 - 09:15 PM

Welcome to LGWs. Where nothing is sacred and no one is safe. Not even Zetterberg  :lol:




#2541017 10/15 GDT : Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2 (SO)

Posted by rick zombo on 15 October 2014 - 08:15 PM

 

You mean all of two games?  

 

Yes. He’s one of the Wings that has actually done an excellent job doing exactly what he’s supposed to do so far this season. 




#2540940 10/15 GDT : Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2 (SO)

Posted by rick zombo on 15 October 2014 - 07:30 PM

Hey everyone. Look at sucky Drew Miller kill the hell out of this penalty. 




#2540904 10/15 GDT : Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2 (SO)

Posted by rick zombo on 15 October 2014 - 07:18 PM

Quincey + Kindl + Howard

 

Beautiful. Just beautiful. 




#2540824 10/15 GDT : Bruins 3 at Red Wings 2 (SO)

Posted by rick zombo on 15 October 2014 - 01:06 PM

Yup. Pulkkinen and his 25 goals a year are sitting in GR while Drew Miller continues to unimpress at all areas of hockey. "But he's good on the pk.". Yah? Show me an article that says he's superior to Dats/Zetterberg/Sheahan/Franzen/Helm/Abdelkader/Anderson/Glendening. I would not rank Miller higher than anyone on our pk other than Tatar, Nyquist, and Jurco. But just like you said, Babcock's low scoring grind it out style keeps Miller employed and well.

 

Considering that the PK right now is by far team's biggest strength, I'd be careful not to underestimate the value of Drew Miller.




#2540793 Jeff Petry; trade between us and oilers

Posted by rick zombo on 15 October 2014 - 10:54 AM

 

And that makes it not worth it for an underwhelming $5M defenseman.  We have D prospects, why trade away our goal scorers for another logjam at D?

 

Holland probably sees things this way too. Which is most likely why a deal hasn't happened. 




#2540788 Jeff Petry; trade between us and oilers

Posted by rick zombo on 15 October 2014 - 10:43 AM

The grit and size should clearly show he was being sarcastic.

Not to mention two of of three biggest players franzina and kindl at like they're 4 foot 11.

 

I'm probably going to regret posting this:

 

Have you watched Franzen play this year?




#2540606 Babcock " I dont think it will be my final year here"

Posted by rick zombo on 14 October 2014 - 09:22 AM

 

Qwuintzy Suxssss!!!!!!!!

 

Bad Pass Goals :lol:




#2540603 Babcock " I dont think it will be my final year here"

Posted by rick zombo on 14 October 2014 - 08:57 AM

 

I think the point is that Holland shouldn't get credit for anything...ever. 

 

Word. It's getting reallyf****** old.




#2540592 Babcock " I dont think it will be my final year here"

Posted by rick zombo on 13 October 2014 - 11:54 PM

 

Legwand wasn't our biggest free agent acquisition in years though, and he at least played. Weiss has been a healthy scratch. Again, a player with a $4.9 million cap hit has been a healthy scratch for the first two games of the season. Sure, Babcock might not like him, but I don't think Holland would let that fly if there wasn't a damn good reason, or if Weiss simply isn't really ready. He may be "healthy" relative to his prior injury problems, but perhaps his conditioning is not close to where it should be, or something along those lines. This can't be so simple as "Babcock doesn't like him." I get that it's easy to cast Babcock in such a way when you're making broad strokes, but you don't get away with making decisions to bench a player like Weiss for petty reasons in the NHL.

 

We signed this guy to be our 2nd line center a little over a year ago; he's the 3rd highest paid player on the team that's not a goalie. He's got a deal that's structured almost the same salary-wise as Kronwall's, who is the anchor of our defense! If this goes on, I think you have to figure that Holland is in agreement with Babcock on the matter, and if so, Weiss is currently at a sub-Samuelsson level within the organization. Even Sammy started the first couple games last year before we had to worry about injuries to stars like we have this year, and he wasn't even making nearly as much money. Nothing about this smells right.

 

I liked this because you’ve just successfully coined the phrase “sub-Samuelsson”. Which I’m going to start using all the time. 

 

“Sucks that your new car got scratched"

 

“Yeah, that was totally sub-Samuelson"

 

:lol:




#2539938 10/11/14 GDT: Game 2 | Ducks 3 @ Red Wings 2

Posted by rick zombo on 11 October 2014 - 07:15 PM

I’m starting to remember why I hate Anaheim. 

 

Adding Kesler was like throwing a little more poop onto the big pile of poop. 




#2539812 10/11/14 GDT: Game 2 | Ducks 3 @ Red Wings 2

Posted by rick zombo on 11 October 2014 - 10:49 AM

AN ARGUEMENT FEATURING DeGraa55

 

:lol: 




#2539721 Babcock " I dont think it will be my final year here"

Posted by rick zombo on 10 October 2014 - 12:26 PM

I find it hilarious when people say that Babcock is going to leave Detroit due to being frustrated with the team Holland is putting together to go to Toronto. If I were Babcock, I would be excited with all the young guys up/about to come up. I know people get frustrated with Quincey and Cleary, but those guys will not be here in 2 years, the kids are taking over. Holland just wants to slowly integrate them into the lineup opposed to just shoving them all in at ala Edmonton. A guy like Quincey is just a holdover until a guy like Sproul is ready. Having too many kids at once can be a bad thing, you need vets, its getting that balance.

 

Who the hell would ever want to leave Detroit to go to The Leafs anyway? :lol:

 

Seriously though.........




#2539676 Kindl on the block

Posted by rick zombo on 10 October 2014 - 08:25 AM

Yup, Quincey had a terrible game... Do you even watch the games? Or do you just repeat the same old drivel after every game not knowing what really happened?...

I'll agree that they had one bad shift together where they had trouble getting the puck out of the zone, but other than that, Quincey was solid. No he wasn't spectacular by any means but that's not what we expect from Quincey, we just need him to play solid defense, which he did.

 

Also, Quincey does have some trade value for sure, and it wouldn't surprise me if a couple teams have some interest in Kindl in a few weeks as well.

 

Nah man. Quincey's supposed to suck, so he sucked. Also, Cleary sucked hard. So did Jason Williams and Derek Meech.




#2539651 10/9 GDT : Bruins 1 at Red Wings 2.

Posted by rick zombo on 10 October 2014 - 12:15 AM

People are saying the wings will have a great year AFTER ONE GAME? Really? Please look at these last few years. The wins always start good then they get broken down and we know how things go from there.


It was a great game and smith looked good(like I've been saying for a year now) as well as the rest of the kids.

Hopefully Franzen stays in his beast mode while dat is out. Cause we all know that 40 game stretch of floating Franzen will happen.

Also find it funny people complaining about Abby in top line and he gets the first goal lol. Holland pleeeeease find a top line winger pleeeeease I beg of you!!!!!

 

You’ve been the one eager to point out that they were going to have a bad year based on ZERO games. So, whatever.