YA!!!! I didn't even notice the 10,000! Yippee! I am going to go back and edit it to mention all my favorite mentions!
I know the post was pretty vague, and pretty much how most people feel, but I just can't see him going down with the way he is playing... Of course, Holland can and usually does surprise us with his doings!
It's quite an accomplishment. Many people didn't think you'd make it this far.
I don't disagree about Larkin having his own line, or playing around with Richards on the wing. We obviously need to have three lines going offensively. It's only going to make us that much more offensively potent. But I'm not sure that I agree our goals haven't come on high quality scoring chances. Both of Zetterberg's goals have been finesse plays. Larkin's was a pure snipe. Abby's one timer was off an awfully creative play from Zetterberg. It's definitely too early to tell how things will end up, but if we're scoring at a high percentage now, I can't imagine how it will change much when Tatar, Richards, Green, Nyquist, Franzen, etc. start contributing regularly. We're only going to get MORE offensive and we're currently top ten in goals per game (not that it matters much given how few games we've played).
the worst part of the non call is that the ref was just feet away and was looking right at it. He put his whistle towards his lips and then stopped. I think that the hit was maybe, in his judgment, far enough away from the wall that he didn't slam into it hard enough, he also jumped right back up and got in the play. That being said, it was directly from behind, in the numbers and near the boards. Maybe Dallas should send the video to the league and get their ruling.
The ref probably thought about it but hesitated because it was the league's new golden boy, It sounds like the tin foil hat in me talking but one has to wonder what goes through their minds. It's horses*** if you ask me.
Isn't this why the coach's challenge is being implemented? (I don't fully understand it yet) If I was Lindy Ruff I would have taken a $10k fine before I remained quiet about that.