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#2044926 10/12 GDT: Avalanche 5 at Red Wings 4 (SO)

Posted by Jedi on 12 October 2010 - 06:15 PM

Dude, McCarty flat out OWNED Patrick Roy, like no other player I've ever seen.

McCarty, of all people. Man that brings back memories.

#2044173 Four-year contract extenson for Babcock

Posted by Jedi on 11 October 2010 - 09:04 AM

Excellent. 4 more years of the Death Stare.

That whole "Best Coach in the League" thing is pretty good too.
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#2043086 Superimposed ads on the glass

Posted by Jedi on 09 October 2010 - 01:39 PM

I tend to pay more attention to what's happening on the ice, rather than what's being superimposed on the glass.

No biggie to me.

#2042603 10/8 GDT: Ducks 0 at Red Wings 4

Posted by Jedi on 08 October 2010 - 08:56 PM

Good to hear that Pavelec is doing well.

Best wishes to him on a speedy recovery!

#2041380 New Species Discovered

Posted by Jedi on 07 October 2010 - 01:06 AM

Discovered a new species, you have! Strong in the Force, this fruit bat is, hmmm?

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#2039932 Will Maltby be put on waivers?

Posted by Jedi on 03 October 2010 - 02:47 PM

i thought he signed a 2 way contract?

Two way contracts only dictate how much he gets paid. He gets paid a higher amount it he plays in Detroit, and a lower amount if he plays in GR. Two way contracts have no bearing on a player's waiver eligibility status.

#2039350 Jonas Hiller's New Goalie Mask

Posted by Jedi on 02 October 2010 - 09:59 AM

Probably got it that way because he realized there just isn't really way to make an airbrushed duck look intimidating...

#2036437 9/24 Pre-season GDT: Chicago Blackhawks at Red Wings

Posted by Jedi on 24 September 2010 - 07:52 PM

PP. Life's a Beach...


#2036407 9/24 Pre-season GDT: Chicago Blackhawks at Red Wings

Posted by Jedi on 24 September 2010 - 07:27 PM

Gets knocked around way too easy :/

He's 21, and this is going to be his first season as a professional hockey player. Give him some time before selling him up the river, will ya?

#2036400 9/24 Pre-season GDT: Chicago Blackhawks at Red Wings

Posted by Jedi on 24 September 2010 - 07:24 PM

The internet feed is the Jumbotron feed from the Joe.

...and I see that Jedi beat me to it.

I'm quick, like ninja! :ph34r:

#2034721 Rule Changes Explained

Posted by Jedi on 20 September 2010 - 08:33 PM

Anyone else think the NHL should have edited the last line a bit before releasing the video?

Here's the original line...

"On behalf of the National Hockey League and Hockey Operations Department, good luck to everyone in the 2010-2011 NHL season"

But with the model of consistency that is the NHL's on-and-off-ice officials, they might be better suited saying it like this...

"On behalf of the National Hockey League and Hockey Operations Department, good luck to everyone in the 2010-2011 NHL season. You're going to need it."

#2034191 Kari Lehtonen doesn't wear his Chuck Norris mask, it wears him

Posted by Jedi on 18 September 2010 - 10:23 AM

*yawn*. Sorry, never been a fan of the Chuck Norris stuff.

It's a creative idea, I'll give him that. But even Chuck Norris can't help him with the team he has in front of him...

#2034009 Ken Hitchcock coming to Camp

Posted by Jedi on 17 September 2010 - 02:58 PM

In related news, corn dog vendors have already been spotted heading towards Traverse City...

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#2032563 Remembering Patriot Day

Posted by Jedi on 11 September 2010 - 12:19 PM

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Matt put this up on one of the sidebars a few years ago. I had to save it, because it's such a powerful picture.

#2031654 Kirk Maltby nearing 1 year, 2 way deal

Posted by Jedi on 07 September 2010 - 09:22 PM

I don't want Maltby to get the first emergency call up, that should rightfully go to the most promising PROSPECT, like tatar or someone.

Fair enough...

For sure (holmstrom style), I will get pissed off if i see maltby in the winged wheel this season, thanks for what you did in the late 90s and early 00's but please let's move on and bring in the kids as this team needs to get younger pretty soon.

Ok, we get it...

As long as he plays every game in grand rapids i approve this, do NOT wanna see him in detroit though, if there are injuries there are several other players who should get the nod in favour of maltby.

Jiminy Christmas...

I know i've stated it several times but i would just feel sick to my stomach if this old man gets the call to play instead of a young promising prospect, you gotta think and prepare for the future, simple as that.

Ok, seriously... For the love of donuts... We get it... Once was enough, but 4 times? Hello, broken record...

I for one, think Malts would be a good call up, given the right (er... WRONG, I suppose) circumstances. If a 4th liner goes down for an extended period of time, a call up like Tatar or Mursak isn't quite the right guy for the situation. You don't want to call a guy like Tatar up for a three week stint with team where he'll only get to play 6-7 minutes a night in fourth line duty. I'd rather he stay in GR and get first or second line minutes.

The call-up isn't going to automatically go to the most promising prospect. It's going to go to the guy who can be of the most benefit to the club who is calling him up. The player that you call up in case of injury needs to be of the same mold as the guy he's replacing, or at least get as close to it as possible. A Tatar-for-Abdelkader call up doesn't fit as well as a Maltby-for-Abdelkader call up does. Likewise, a Maltby-for-Any-1st-2nd-or-3rd-Liner doesn't work as well as a Tatar-for-Any-1st-2nd-or-3rd-Liner.