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#2638888 Who and What are the Detroit Red Wings?

Posted by Barrie on 22 November 2015 - 04:32 PM

I think it's simple, we're looking for our next Howe, Yzerman, Lidstrom, etc. player who'll lead the team. That doesn't happen over night when there's 29 teams doing the same thing. Larkin's probably that guy, but he's only 19.

#2638820 11/21 GDT : Red Wings at St. Louis Blues, 8:00 EST

Posted by Barrie on 21 November 2015 - 11:39 PM

It's looking like we're going to own 3 on 3. I can see us getting a lot of OT points this year.

#2635781 Connor McDavid injured, out "long-term"

Posted by Barrie on 08 November 2015 - 12:00 PM

Con Cherry was on coach's corner saying the Flyers players intentionally injured McDavid and he knows this because he is a hockey guy.


When will this clown get off live TV.



I don't think Cherry has had anything good to say for 15 years. During the Baseball playoffs he was saying there was a conspiracy against the Blue Jays because they're a Canadian team. I'm sure the ratings for the World Series would have been higher if the Blue Jays made it instead of the Royals. The Jays were the most exciting team in Baseball!


There's no wonder why the Canadians in the NHL are a bunch of crybabies and head hunters, and Canadian sports fans are always complaining. They grew up listening to this idiot. And I say that as a Canadian.

#2635191 So who were the Wings scouting ?

Posted by Barrie on 04 November 2015 - 03:09 PM

I would think it's advanced scouting. We don't have cap room to bring in Phaneuf's contract.

#2628303 Crosby says Zetterberg most competitive player he ever faced as pro

Posted by Barrie on 04 October 2015 - 08:50 PM

Aye but Glendog is now our shutdown forward over Z. 


Times are changing


And that's a good thing!

#2622539 Las Vegas rumored to get an expansion team

Posted by Barrie on 08 August 2015 - 03:41 PM

Ive been against this idea from the beginning, and now it's one step closer I still find it totally abhorrent. There'll be no real fan base there, and there could be constant links to gambling. And what about the team that lives there? Can you imagine some of the more shadier characters in the league being able to stay out of trouble? It's another desperate attempt by Gary to try and force hockey onto markets it doesn't belong for the sake of expansion fees to fill the pockets of those paying his salary. 


I'll add to that, 60 miles north of the city is legal prostitution. You can bet, their #1 customers will be NHL players.


I know players can get in trouble anywhere, but putting young rich professional athletes in Sin City is an insane idea!

#2621657 Line combos for 97, 98 Cups?

Posted by Barrie on 27 July 2015 - 08:52 PM


I believe you need to flip Lapointe and McCarty, but I could be wrong.  


Don't remember at all what line Holmstrom played on in the 1998 playoffs.  Did he play with Yzerman and McCarty?  


I think you're correct on both. I remember Sandstrom-Yzerman-McCarty line in 1997, and Holmstrom-Yzerman-McCarty in 1998. I remember too in the 1998 Final, Scotty would load up the top line with Shanahan-Yzerman-Fedorov sometimes.


But as already mentioned, Scotty would change the line combos every shift.

#2621606 Lou Lamoriello new GM of the Leafs

Posted by Barrie on 26 July 2015 - 01:38 PM


What is your favorite color?


#2619906 Nyquist Files For Arbitration

Posted by Barrie on 09 July 2015 - 09:47 PM

Realistically he should only make a few hundred grand more then Tatar, just for inflation purposes, despite Tatar being the better player last year.

#2619905 Over/Under for Larkin's time as a Red Wing in 15/16

Posted by Barrie on 09 July 2015 - 09:42 PM

10-20 :tounge:

#2618638 Red Wings sign D Mike Green (3-years, $18-million)

Posted by Barrie on 02 July 2015 - 07:51 AM

I guess I'm in the minority, but I never give a single thought to what number a player is going to wear.


Same here

#2618447 Red Wings sign D Mike Green (3-years, $18-million)

Posted by Barrie on 01 July 2015 - 05:15 PM

I was talking about Shattenkirk haha


Haha oops

#2618322 Red Wings sign D Mike Green (3-years, $18-million)

Posted by Barrie on 01 July 2015 - 04:10 PM

He's not known for playing big minutes, and they don't consider him a number one d-man it could work but they won't move him this year they probably want to make a run.

I don't think the Wings are bringing Green in to be a #1 d-man. As for ice time, he'll probably be #3 behind Kronwall and DeKeyser.

#2617628 Weiss bought out (confirmed)

Posted by Barrie on 30 June 2015 - 05:28 PM

Another UFA in the league either traded or bought out. More proof the UFA market is overrated and drafting is the way to go.

If Holland give Nyquist $5-$6.5M a year, then this team is doomed.  Tell us Mrazekfanboy, if you think Gus is worth that, then what the heck is Mrazek going to get next year? Nothing because after giving NYquist $6M and then having to pay the other FA's similar money because if Nyquist earned it, so did they, there will be no money to even ice a complete team.  I indeed, Gus is asking or this kind of money, trade his rights to someone who will overpay or him.  Please lets not let Nyquist be Hudler 2.0, money hungry and puts himself in front of the team. For Christ's sake, Z's cap hit is just barely over $6M, you honestly think Nyquist earned that much?

Well, they did have to make room for Franzen and Cleary...this was the obvious thing to do!

Nyquist will get a contract similar to Tatar

#2617364 Holland doesn't expect to be busy this offseason

Posted by Barrie on 29 June 2015 - 07:48 PM

No surprise, I've been saying this for months. UFA's are over priced anyway, and we have a number of our RFA's to sign. With guys in Grand Rapids ready to make the jump to the NHL, I'd rather see what we have first.