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#2650451 2016 Trade Deadline Thread

Posted by kickazz on 29 January 2016 - 01:55 AM

 Haven't heard much about his attitude throughout his career?

Happy to sad phaneuf

 

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#2650385 Joakim Andesson on Waivers

Posted by Internet.Unknown on 28 January 2016 - 02:58 PM

I wish Tangradi would get a 10-game stretch on the Wings' 4th line. Let's see what a big body with some snarl can do on this team.




#2650417 Players Tribune: John Scott A Guy Like me

Posted by frankgrimes on 28 January 2016 - 07:18 PM

I've seen this posted in the All-Star thread butI think it deserves it's own thread because the ASG thread will be full with ASG talk saturday.

 

http://www.theplayer.../a-guy-like-me/

 

 

 


Highlight

 

But at the same time: this isn’t Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I’m not some random person off the street, and I didn’t win a golden ticket to “play hockey with the stars.” I won an internet fan vote, sure. And at some point, without question, it was a joke. It might even finish as a joke. But it didn’t start as one. It started with a very small pool, out of a very small pool, out of the very, very smallest pool of hockey players in the world: NHLers. That was the vote. A fan vote, an internet vote — but a vote from among the 700 or so best hockey players in North American professional sports.

And I’m one of them.

If the league thought this was an embarrassment, pretty much all of the players I’ve encountered have thought otherwise. I’ve gotten texts from so many guys saying the same thing: “You should go.”

And that didn’t happen because of the internet. I busted my ass to be one of them. I’ve skated every day since I was three years old to be one of them. I’ve persevered through Juniors roster cuts, Alaskan bus rides, Advanced Dynamics exams, and — yes — fights, to be one of them.

But I’m one of them. And that means a lot to me.

It means a lot to my family.

 

So when someone from the NHL calls me and says, “Do you think this is something your kids would be proud of?”

… That’s when they lost me.

 

 

Goes to show you what a bunch of mean spirited, disgusting idiots the NHL has in their front-office and what a SOB Don Maloney was in that whole situation. I hope the players help him score some goals as a big F U to the NHL.

 

I'm also loving the phrase " a guy like me" - whatever people may think about John Scott and his role the fact is, he is one of 700 NHL players, period. If some suit wearing idiot would have told me on how to be a dad and what MY kids might be proud of I don't know if I would have responded as friendly as Scott did, so huge kudos to him.

 

Smart and great guy NHL needs more John Scotts and less idiots in their headquarter.




#2649449 Joakim Andesson on Waivers

Posted by jimmyemeryhunter on 22 January 2016 - 01:16 PM

It's happening.

I don't know what it is, but it's definitely happening,


#2648509 1/17 GDT : Flyers (2) at Red Wings (1) Shoot Out

Posted by Y19 on 17 January 2016 - 08:58 PM

Hmmmm, buttered McGuire.  Doesn't sound appetizing. 




#2647402 1/11 GDT - Red Wings at Kings - 10:30 PM EST

Posted by kickazz on 11 January 2016 - 07:58 PM

Going to be a tough one to pull out

Always tough to pull out. 




#2645404 12/31 NYE GDT : Pittsburgh Penguins at Red Wings, 6:00 EST

Posted by Hockeytown0001 on 31 December 2015 - 09:03 PM

Good period, team looks better from where I'm sitting here at JLA.


After further review....


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#2643300 Adam Oates being brought in to help PP

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 18 December 2015 - 04:46 PM

Not sure how I feel about this move.  We're already pretty deep at center and Oates is past his prime.  




#2641400 musicians that are red wing fans?

Posted by anthonyn66 on 05 December 2015 - 08:49 PM

Chad Smith introducing Nick Lidstrom during a concert

 

 

Red Wings and Red Hot Chili Peppers, my two favourite things




#2642342 12/11 GDT : Red Wings at New Jersey Devils, 7:00 EST

Posted by Yzerfan87 on 11 December 2015 - 08:37 PM

Howard with a bunch of average saves there


#2642316 12/11 GDT : Red Wings at New Jersey Devils, 7:00 EST

Posted by NerveDamage on 11 December 2015 - 08:02 PM

so majestic...

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#2642297 12/11 GDT : Red Wings at New Jersey Devils, 7:00 EST

Posted by NerveDamage on 11 December 2015 - 06:56 PM

since it's Star Wars night apparently...

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#2641346 musicians that are red wing fans?

Posted by kickazz on 05 December 2015 - 03:27 PM

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Nvm I spotted him. 




#2639087 Ian White Preparing for War?

Posted by jimmyemeryhunter on 23 November 2015 - 08:11 PM

Remember that time he blocked a shot with his face though? That was badass.
Remember that time he blocked a shot with his face though? That was badass.

Yeah, but do you remember the time he blocked that shot with his face? That was badass.


#2639170 Ferraro on waivers

Posted by Internet.Unknown on 24 November 2015 - 12:47 PM

Look on the bright side, at least we've still got Pierre Turgeons kid. We are still covered if we decide we need an undersized, tweener, center who is living of his last name's legacy.

 

Can the Wings sign Gretzky's daughter? PLEASE!