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#2266858 song title game

Posted by Jedi on 05 March 2012 - 01:04 PM

Welcome to the Jungle - Guns and Roses

Here's To The Heroes - The Ten Tenors

For my friend Andrew, who gave his life in Iraq 5 years ago today. A friend, a soldier, a hero.

#2266479 3/4 GDT : Blackhawks 2 at Red Wings 1

Posted by Jedi on 04 March 2012 - 05:15 PM

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Verify range to target. One PING only...

#2266276 Happy Birthday Matt!

Posted by Jedi on 04 March 2012 - 10:28 AM

Happy Birthday to the Godfather of LGW!

Does this mean you have to grant favors today, or is it still only the day of your daughter's wedding?

#2265874 3/2 GDT : Wild 0 at Red Wings 6

Posted by Jedi on 02 March 2012 - 08:41 PM

#2265615 Devin Setoguchi

Posted by Jedi on 02 March 2012 - 08:45 AM

Easiest shootout save of Price's career!

Then again, Wings fans don't have a whole lot of room to talk, after this gem...

#2265093 Lidstrom to win Norris trophy?

Posted by Jedi on 29 February 2012 - 10:17 AM

I just don't see Lidstrom winning this year. There's still time, if he has a spike in offensive production, and if Weber goes down with injury (not wishing that to happen, of course), then he might win. Finalist, probably. Winner, doubtful.

Did a question mark just suddenly appear in the title? Because when I clicked on it to reply there wasn't one.

Ninja Mod wasn't quite so sneaky this time.

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#2264885 2/28 GDT : Red Wings 5 at Blue Jackets 2

Posted by Jedi on 28 February 2012 - 08:59 PM

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#2264583 Brad Stuart's family issues

Posted by Jedi on 28 February 2012 - 03:06 PM

Where's a working Portal device when you need one?

Obviously I hope Stuart stays here, but given those circumstances, I can't say I blame him for looking somewhere on the West Coast. Even if it's just not wanting to move the family, you still gotta feel for the guy.

#2264425 Post-TDT: Red Wings stand pat, no additions

Posted by Jedi on 28 February 2012 - 08:25 AM

Please remember to keep this discussion on topic, everyone. For the record, criticizing each other's dedication as a fan, or their posting style would be considered "off topic".


#2263449 2012 NHL Trade Deadline Thread - February 27th, 3:00 PM ET

Posted by Jedi on 27 February 2012 - 11:36 AM

Ok guys. Let's refocus the discussion to the trade deadline. I think there's been more than enough criticism of each other's posting styles.

#2263388 2012 NHL Trade Deadline Thread - February 27th, 3:00 PM ET

Posted by Jedi on 27 February 2012 - 10:53 AM

Would be a good addition but weren't there reports that the Avs were a little annoyed that Quincey was dealt to the Wings after they moved him to Tampa? MIght scupper a deal.

Actually, it sounds like Greg Sherman (Avs GM) knew that the Bolts might end up flipping Quincey, as he said that Yzerman brought up the idea of a 3 team trade when they were working out the details of Downie to Colorado.


Said Sherman:
"I think there's a bit of both there. I had good conversations with Steve in there [being] potentially a 3-way scenario. But what we're trying to do is improve our club and Steve was a piece that we wanted to add, so to your point of washing your hands, once you make that move and you get the player that you're looking to bring in, then what happens from there is their business. Kyle played very well for us and he wore the jersey with pride."

#2262275 2012 NHL Trade Deadline Thread - February 27th, 3:00 PM ET

Posted by Jedi on 25 February 2012 - 12:42 AM

you actually believe that? that's cute. Posted Image

accepting a bet that someone else proposes is "baiting"? sure. Posted Image

Seeing as how he's a Mod, and you're not, I'd bet NFM25 knows more about post removal and LGW's Forum Rules than you do. And since this thread is about the Trade Deadline, and not an open debate of rules enforcement, I'd strongly suggest you keep any further discussion on topic.

LAST UPDATED (2-24-2012, 11:42 PM ET)

New Jersey Acquires: (D) Marek Zidlicky
Minnesota Acquires: (D) Kurtis Foster, (F) Nick Palmieri, (F) Stephane Veilleux, 2nd round pick in 2012 and a conditional draft pick in 2013

#2259702 Datsyuk out at least 2 weeks

Posted by Jedi on 21 February 2012 - 01:07 PM

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*ahem* Now that that's out of my system...

As long as Datsyuk is healthy and ready for the playoffs, then missing him for a few weeks in February is an acceptable price to pay. Although, it wouldn't surprise me if 2 weeks stretches to 3, or more.

Get well soon, Pavs! Bertuzzi and Franzen won't be the same without you!

#2259319 Sharks May overcome your streak. Otherwise it would be a great game.

Posted by Jedi on 20 February 2012 - 12:43 PM

Fun Fact: Joe Thorton cries more then Cindy Crosby. Someone should re-post the picture of Mule using a light saber to cut off Joe's legs.

That animated gif was the single greatest Photoshop War win of all time.

As requested. Credit to kook_10, this was brilliant!

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Original post (go give him a "+", not me. It's his work).

#2259094 Flyers Haters

Posted by Jedi on 19 February 2012 - 05:32 PM

Greg "Puck Daddy" Wyshynski said it better than I ever could, on the eve of breaking the record. (My emphasis added)


A slice of life from the last time the Detroit Red Wings lost at home: The second season of HBO "24/7" was over a month away from premiering; Herman Cain was still a viable candidate for the presidency; and "Tebowing" still had that new car smell.

It was Nov. 3, 2011, against the Calgary Flames. Since then, the Detroit Red Wings have won 20 straight games at Joe Louis Arena, tying an NHL record established by the 1929-30 Boston Bruins and matched by the 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers; both of whom went on to play in the Stanley Cup Final.

During the Wings' streak, which reached 20 with a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, they've outscored their opponents 84-30. Starting goalie Jimmy Howard missed the last three home games, and yet the streak's alive — with a chance at making history at home on Tuesday night against the Dallas Stars.

"Ooooooh, but is it reeeallly history?" proclaim the "consider the circumstances" crowd, like our boy Brian Stubits on CBS Eye on Hockey. After all, three of the Red Wings' wins came in the shootout. The Flyers and Bruins had no such opportunity for hollow, counterfeit victories!

The asterisk police are really one of sports' most deplorable factions.

I dedicated a chapter to them in my book "Glow Pucks and 10-Cent Beer," because every sports record ever set can be given an "*" of some kind because the conditions under which they were established are unquestionably different than those in other eras.

The Red Wings had the benefit of a shootout; the '29 Bruins had the benefit of not having to travel West of Chicago in a 44-game season. And so on. We're either going to be a society that accepts these superficial accomplishments at face value, or a society that's in a constant state of Debby Downerism; the type that inspires someone to, oh I don't know, debunk an 8-point night.

If you're someone giving this record even a second of doubt as to its place in NHL history, check 'yo self. Detroit's winning under the established, accepted rules of their era, and beating the ever-loving crap out of the majority of road teams along the way.

This is an awe-striking record in a parity-infected league, should they break it.