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#2196609 Red Wings / Griffins sign Exelby, Pyett

Posted by germanwing on 05 July 2011 - 05:09 PM

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#2195331 Wings sign D Ian White to 2-year, $5.75m contract

Posted by P. Marlowe on 02 July 2011 - 03:35 PM

I personally will not say how good or bad this was until they hit the ice.

Young man, that kinda attitude is not tolerated here.

#2189573 2011 NHL Draft: Rounds 2-7 Discussion

Posted by cjm502 on 25 June 2011 - 10:59 AM

I say Holland gets up behind the podium and starts auctioning off Hudler. Its worth a shot.

#2189539 2011 NHL Draft: Rounds 2-7 Discussion

Posted by RusDRW on 25 June 2011 - 10:35 AM

have no idea who Xavier is... already don't like him :)

#2188499 Nashville's New Logos

Posted by Donaldjr2448 on 23 June 2011 - 04:55 PM

Who cares.....Its Nashville!!! This organization simply just keeps playing these redneck fans like a fiddle and the idiots keep buying the teams crap!! Joke City and Joke Fans= Joke Organization! Hopefully this team will move to Quebec soon!!

#2188621 Nashville's New Logos

Posted by PredsFanTheBayouState on 23 June 2011 - 09:31 PM

Who cares.....Its Nashville!!! This organization simply just keeps playing these redneck fans like a fiddle and the idiots keep buying the teams crap!! Joke City and Joke Fans= Joke Organization! Hopefully this team will move to Quebec soon!!

I AM PROUD TO BE A NASHVILLE PREDATORS FAN,the city of nashville is not a joke and neither are fans of the nashville predators.nothing can take away my love and support for the nashville predators,whether the preds win or lose,make the playoffs or don't make the playoffs,win a stanley cup or not win a cup.

don't count on the preds moving to quebec anytime soon,because hockey is growing in music city.

i must be idiot,beacuse i keep buying the teams crap and i will continue to keep buying.

#2189223 2011 NHL Draft: Round 1 Discussion

Posted by Carman on 24 June 2011 - 09:11 PM

Good move, nothing looking good? Move back.

In Holland I trust.

#2189209 2011 NHL Draft: Round 1 Discussion

Posted by Datsyerberger on 24 June 2011 - 09:08 PM

Montreal takes the french name guy, Burke trades up to take the tough guy. Suuurrppprriiiise.

#2186888 Wild Firesale Could Mean Wings Benefit

Posted by Guest on 19 June 2011 - 12:28 AM

(insert typically bitter, pessimistic and unecessarily rude response to the new idea)

am I starting to fit in yet?

#2186620 No, No, NO! Jagr interested in Detroit.

Posted by Bannedforlife on 17 June 2011 - 08:42 PM

Ok, I'm going to post a lineup and I don't want to get blasted over it. I'm not saying it's possible or that I think it might happen, just how cool it looks. Sort of like if I were to post a picture of a Lamborghini. I know I won't be owning a Lamborghini anytime soon, but they sure are cool to look at. So is this.

Henrik Zetterberg ($6.083m) / Pavel Datsyuk ($6.700m) / Daniel Cleary ($2.800m)
Jiri Hudler ($2.875m) / Jeff Carter ($5.272m) / Jaromir Jagr ($2.000m)
Johan Franzen ($3.954m) / Valtteri Filppula ($3.000m) / Todd Bertuzzi ($1.937m)
Justin Abdelkader ($0.787m) / Darren Helm ($0.912m) / Patrick Eaves ($1.000m)
Tomas Holmstrom ($1.875m) / Jan Mursak ($0.550m)

Niklas Kronwall ($3.000m) / James Wisniewski ($4.750m)
Nicklas Lidstrom ($6.000m) / Jonathan Ericsson ($1.500m)
Brad Stuart ($3.750m) / Jakub Kindl ($0.883m)
Doug Janik ($0.512m)

Jimmy Howard ($2.250m) / Brian Boucher ($1.000m)

CAPGEEK.COM TOTALS (follow @capgeek on Twitter)
(these totals are compiled without the bonus cushion)
SALARY CAP: $63,500,000; CAP PAYROLL: $63,393,938; BONUSES: $0
CAP SPACE (23-man roster): $106,062

Most of it isn't that far-fetched, except that I've put Carter in there instead of Emmerton. I know a trade for Carter would start with Filppula, but it just looks so much cooler with Filppula in there. Beyond that, I've put in Jagr, which is possible given the rumors that his agent called Holland. 2 million probably wouldn't happen, but that's the most I would feel comfortable paying him. I've also added Wisniewski, I think the consensus is that he is the best option available, and Boucher, but you could add any FA backup goalie and it would still look great. Other than that, I've just re-signed our free agents Eaves, Lidstrom, and Ericsson. This is also dependent on the cap going up to 63.5 million, which is the highest estimate I've seen.

First of all, the forward lines are deep as hell. So many different line combos it could make blueadams head explode. We know that Zetterberg-Datsyuk-Cleary is magic on ice, and having so much depth allows us to keep them together full time.

Hudler-Carter-Jagr would be the first combo I'd try for Jagr, you'd have a excellent playmaker in Hudler dishing to a pair of left and right shooting goal scorers, both Jagr and Carter are big guys to make more room for undersized Hudler and there might be a Czech connection to be discovered.

Franzen-Filppula-Bertuzzi is a known quantity as well and would be another case of an excellent playmaker dishing to 2 big, goal scoring wingers. I know the first criticism will be having Filppula and Franzen on the third line, but I don't think of it as a third line. I think of it as a 1A/1B/1C situation. All three of the top lines could be a first on 20 teams in the league. This way you could spread the playing time more evenly, preventing possible injuries and keeping players fresher for the playoffs. Matching up against this team would be a nightmare.

Abdelkader-Helm-Eaves is an incredible energy line, hard hitting and could even pot more than their share of goals.

That would leave Holmstrom out as a power play specialist, reducing wear on him for the playoffs. He and Mursak would be excellent injury fill-ins. You know Franzen is going to go down sooner than later; you could put Mursak on the fourth line and move Abdelkader to the third and not miss a beat. Then you could put Holmstrom on the first line with Z&D when Cleary goes down and know that will work too. This line-up would also improve us greatly in the faceoff circle.

The defense would be ok with the first injury, as you could call up Smith first, but might be a little thin if 2 guys went down. Having Boucher fill in for Howard would be more than ok though, I think he is arguably the best back-up in the league right now.

Another concern is cap space for next year, but we would have 23.648 million (assuming we sign Wisniewski, Ericsson, Eaves and Boucher to multi-year deals this year) plus however much the cap goes up next year to re-sign Kronwall, Stuart, Helm and Abdelkader, plus 4 forwards and 2 defensemen. Lidstrom retires, let Hudler, Jagr, Holmstrom, Bertuzzi, and Janik walk.

#2185804 SCF: Boston Bruins vs. Vancouver Canucks

Posted by DatsyukianDekes on 15 June 2011 - 09:59 PM

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#2186024 Morons at large

Posted by Yak19 on 16 June 2011 - 03:46 AM

This guy has the right idea, game over...... ok

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#2185974 Wings unlikely to sign Osgood/Draper

Posted by Guest on 16 June 2011 - 12:14 AM

True fandom, right here.

only delusional homers want osgood back.

get a clue.

#2185291 Chris Drury

Posted by 13dangledangle on 15 June 2011 - 08:42 AM

With the luck this guy has seen the last couple years Id have to pass. The only veteran I want to see the Wings sign is Lidstrom.

#2183760 Latest Rumor: NHL Team Expected to Announce Rebranding in 2012

Posted by hooon on 08 June 2011 - 04:42 PM

Predators is one of the worst team names of all time. Please change it.