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LidstromIsASuperhero

Member Since 09 Jul 2003
Offline Last Active Mar 07 2016 11:26 AM
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In Topic: Should the Red Wings Trade for Byfuglien?

07 February 2016 - 03:29 AM

I don't want to give up our future for the guy, but come on- he's almost exactly what we need. He's a top pairing d-man that can provide offense and a net front presence on the power play, which are the things we've lacked most since lidstrom and holmstrom retired. If we have the cap space to re-sign him, even if it's for a couple years too many, I'd do it. A first, a second, and a prospect isn't much to give up for that... we have more mediocre defense prospects and good forward prospects than we have available roster space for going forward, and datsyuk is gone after next year.

In Topic: Nyquist Files For Arbitration

06 July 2015 - 11:44 AM

I would personally like to thank crap teams who need to grossly overpay sub-elite talent in order to keep them there. Now every player of that calibre can use them as an example at to become grossly overpaid arbitration. Thanks buffalo, Columbus, Ryan O'Reilly, and Brandon saad!

In Topic: Red Wings sign D Mike Green (3-years, $18-million)

06 July 2015 - 11:40 AM

Sorry wrong thread.... But while I'm here, I think green can make a world of difference on this team, but only if he stays out of the coaches dog house for his shortcomings. But that was a Babcock strategy (which I hated) so we'll see.

In Topic: Weiss bought out (confirmed)

01 July 2015 - 08:15 AM

Dumb move. We're not hurting for cap space next season and now Weiss is on the books for 6 seasons. If Weiss still didn't improve under Blashill, we could have done the same thing next year for a more reasonable penalty over 4 seasons rather than 6.

this is how I feel as well. We had nothing to lose by giving him one last shot. Waive him if he sucks at the start of the season. If he resurrects his career somewhere else, we'll probably feel pretty stupid. Oh well, hopefully this is the precursor to a bigger move.

In Topic: REPORT: Axel Holmstrom Signs With Detroit

19 June 2015 - 11:34 PM

So is this guy legit, or what?