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#2571500 Teemu Pulkkinen called back up

Posted by Jedi on 17 February 2015 - 12:54 PM

Best news I've had all day.

#2570904 Franson to Preds

Posted by Jedi on 15 February 2015 - 11:57 AM

1st round pick was too high a price, and with Toronto in our division, it would have been higher.

I don't remember who it was, but someone had some interesting speculation regarding any Toronto-to-Detroit trade. They said that above and beyond the traditional conference rival issues, there's also the whole "Mike Babcock to Toronto" issue as well. If Toronto wants any shot at landing Babs, they have to hope Detroit loses out early in the playoffs. As such, they won't be interested in sending Detroit any player that might help them make a deeper run, since that would significantly lessen the chances that Babcock leaves.

#2569869 So, Evander Kane...

Posted by Jedi on 11 February 2015 - 02:49 PM

Good move for Winnipeg.  Remains to be seen for Buffalo. 


IMO, this will make the Sabres a worse team this year than before the trade...


...which is exactly what they want.  They want to win the race to the bottom to better their chances at McDavid.

#2569162 What Are You Playing?

Posted by Jedi on 07 February 2015 - 08:35 PM

Accepted an invitation to play the Vault of Glass raid in Destiny for the first time today. Joined the group, only to find out that they're already on the final boss of the raid.

So, I pretty much just Jiri Slegr'd the Vault today...

#2568606 Diving Fines

Posted by Jedi on 05 February 2015 - 06:56 PM

If you ask me, the better solution than a paltry fine is to change the way the penalty is called.

Player A hooks Player B. Player B embellishes. As it stands now, both player A and Player B receive penalties, for hooking and embellishment respectively.

I say it should be changed to where the embellishment negates Player A's penalty, and the embellishing player's team now goes on the PK.

Then again, SJ would spend the entire 60 minute game shorthanded, so that idea probably wouldn't work...

#2565663 State your unpopular opinion *Mod Warning Post #'s 200 & 219*

Posted by Jedi on 23 January 2015 - 08:41 AM

It's a game, and a manly one at that.  It's taken some time, but the news stories are finally back to men arguing over who has the bigger balls.

Or softer ones, if you're Tom Brady...

Which brings me to my unpopular opinion. I can't stand the New England Patriots.

#2565432 The Maple Leafs finally put a quality product on the ice...

Posted by Jedi on 21 January 2015 - 01:40 PM

From the 1/19/15 game vs. Carolina...



(h/t to FTW/USAToday).

#2563800 Name That Band

Posted by Jedi on 16 January 2015 - 04:10 PM

Sex Pistols
Lighter shade of wings jersey plus the name of the Electric Mayhem's bass player.

I swear, I'm such a nerd. You said lighter shade, and this is the first thing that popped in my mind...

#2563759 What Are You Playing?

Posted by Jedi on 16 January 2015 - 11:54 AM

If there are any higher level Destiny players still playing, Xur is selling the Ice Breaker exotic sniper rifle today and tomorrow only.  Quite possibly the single best PvE weapon in the game, if you have the 17 Strange Coins needed to buy it.

I just so happen to have 18 Strange Coins, so uh yeah, I'm buying it tonight, no doubt.

#2561339 1/7 GDT: Red Wings 3 at Flames 2

Posted by Jedi on 07 January 2015 - 02:48 PM

Line combinations for the Good Guys...
Darren Helm - Pavel Datsyuk - Stephen Weiss
Justin Abdelkader - Henrik Zetterberg - Gustav Nyquist
Tomas Tatar - Riley Sheahan - Johan Franzen
Drew Miller - Luke Glendening - Joakim Andersson


Jonathan Ericsson - Niklas Kronwall
Kyle Quincey - Danny DeKeyser
Brendan Smith - Xavier Ouellet


Starting goalie - Petr Mrazek
Backup goalie - Jimmy Howard




Line combinations for the Other guys...
Curtis Glencross - Sean Monahan - Joe Colborne
Johnny Gaudreau - Josh Jooris - Jiri "Happy" Hudler
Mason Raymond - Mikael Backlund - Paul Byron
Brandon Bollig - Matt Stajan - Lance Bouma

Mark Giordano - TJ Brodie
Kris Russell - Dennis Wideman
Raphael Diaz - Deryk Engelland


Starting goalie - Karri Ramo
Backup goalie - Jonas Hiller



Line combinations shamelessly lifted from www.dailyfaceoff.com



This is the part where you "ooh" and "ahh" over my copy and paste skills, and my clever insertion of graphics. 

#2560787 Bertuzzi hoping for Professional Tryout

Posted by Jedi on 06 January 2015 - 12:11 AM

Could we bring him off the bench for shootouts?


Said tongue in cheek...

#2559060 Happy Holidays To All My Fellow LGW'rs!

Posted by Jedi on 25 December 2014 - 10:23 AM

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone!

#2556876 Oilers schedule presser tomorrow

Posted by Jedi on 15 December 2014 - 01:02 PM

On December 4th, TSN confirmed that no coaching changes were imminent. Eakins was fired on the 15th...

Guess the definition of "imminent" for MacTavish is 11 days...

#2556770 Name That Band

Posted by Jedi on 14 December 2014 - 02:28 PM

Tears for Fears

Attained their vengeance many times over.

#2555141 Name That Band

Posted by Jedi on 09 December 2014 - 06:59 PM

The slayer of Goliath meets the name of an old pioneer knife.

David Bowie. You should expect one of LGW' Texans to get that one...

Fruit with extremely good vision.