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#2527274 Ehrhoff or Niskanen

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 30 June 2014 - 03:56 PM

Enough with the Franzen talk. 

 

Do not post about Franzen (or Cleary for that matter) if it is not relevant to the topic at hand. 

 

People who continue to derail threads with these types of posts will be suspended. 




#2521001 Hindsight Drafting (2005-2012)

Posted by DickieDunn on 17 May 2014 - 05:37 PM

Not that anyone has done this yet, but I kind of laugh when people bring up how other teams are built through the draft, then you look at their top players and they're almost all drafted in the top 10.  Then you look at Detroit.  Their top few scorers other than Alfredsson were drafted 121, 210, 97, 60, and 171 overall, their top 3 D 29, 291, and undrafted, and their starting goalie was taken 64th.  That's one player of their top 9 players taken in the first round.  The Pens, on the other hand, have gotten almost nobody outside of the top 5 in the last dozen years.




#2520030 Canada can support 3 more teams in 20yrs

Posted by SDavis35 on 11 May 2014 - 06:08 PM

Hamilton AND two Toronto teams? I'm not so sure about that... 




#2520936 Regner: Next year could be Babcock's last

Posted by DickieDunn on 17 May 2014 - 03:30 AM

Yes, Holland is incompetent.  Total nincompoop.  He's so bad, he took over as GM, won a Cup after losing one of the most important pieces of his team to a limo accident, oversaw the transition from one core of players to another, won another Cup, and is currently overseeing another core change all without missing the playoffs or having a bunch o top 10 picks.  Total idiot.




#2518613 Wings will buy out Tootoo, not Franzen.

Posted by Nightfall on 01 May 2014 - 07:29 AM

 

I see absolutely no problem with the bolded part, maybe he needs/wants a change of scenery and the Wings could use the money to bring in defensive and offensive stogap help. Win-win for both

 

I am still trying to figure out who we could get for Franzen's cap number that would be just as good if not better.  You know when Vanek signs with a team he is going to ask for $6 million a season at least.

 

If we are going to buy out Franzen, and put plugs into our team, I am sure that wouldn't go over well with the fanbase.




#2503436 Legwand to Detroit for Eaves, Jarnkrok + cond 3rd/2nd

Posted by rick zombo on 30 March 2014 - 01:25 AM

If I were Holland, I would do this trade 10-out-of-10 times. f*** Jarnkrok. When Zetterberg came here from the SEL he made the Wings out of camp. Not after a couple of blanket tosses in the AHL. 

 

One thing the Wings are amazing at is talent evaluation. I doubt they trade Jarnkrok, panicked, or not, if they didn’t think the franchise could live with it. 

 

+ IF we make the playoffs this year, it will be in part due to Legwand’s contribution. 

 

And I actually think the playoff streak is important. And I actually think that if this team gets in, we may see good things. 




#2380212 Concerned - we might not make it in to the playoffs

Posted by frankgrimes on 04 April 2013 - 01:08 PM

There are now 4 threads with basically the same content, wouldn't one doom/gloom thread be enough.

 

Who cares if the Wings are making the playoffs, if you can't compete win the big price there is no point in doing so.




#2380030 ryan clowe haters

Posted by Crymson on 03 April 2013 - 10:43 PM

Well obviously unlike Brunnstrom Clowe has an established history of producing in the NHL. Not a fan of his but I wouldn't be angry if we acquired or signed him.

 

Sample size without goals: 28 games

Sample size with goals: one game

 

Yep, he has a history of scoring... that is, less than 20 goals per season. He is also one of the dumbest players in the league, and certainly one of the least disciplined.




#2379811 Shocking, Wings aren't active as trade deadline expires

Posted by Echolalia on 03 April 2013 - 05:33 PM

There are only a few ways to get players onto a hockey team.  Draft them, acquire them through free agency, pick them up off waivers, trade for them.  Only one of these options requires you lose something (RFA also I suppose, but that's still a rarity in this league).  The salary cap makes draft picks, prospects, and roster players that much more valuable, so trades are that much less desirable an option to collect players for your team.  I understand that its frustrating to get your hopes up every trade deadline expecting to land some star, but in today's hockey league its more important than ever to be economic.  That means developing your talent, holding onto your picks, and making big roster changes through free agency, not through trades.  Its boring, but its also a smart way to go.

 

I'm in the minority which believes Holland did not make a mistake this deadline by not making any moves.




#2378864 Official NHL Trade Deadline thread

Posted by P. Marlowe on 02 April 2013 - 05:32 PM

F*ck ... only guy i wanted

 

 

Don't throw in the towel yet. Have you tried sending him flowers? Chocolate?




#2378193 4/1 GDT : Avalanche 2 at Red Wings 3

Posted by dat's sick on 01 April 2013 - 08:29 PM

3rd period underway. 



Anyone know why Danny D. took warmups? 

In case Cola got injured?




#2376216 Wings sign D Dan DeKeyser to 2-year deal

Posted by HadThomasVokounOnFortSt on 29 March 2013 - 07:18 PM

But, not the present...lol..

 

With all the injuries we have every game, I am pretty pleased with were we are at right now.




#2374703 Iginla may/may not have added Detroit to his trade list

Posted by Crymson on 27 March 2013 - 05:20 PM

Dude, +1 for the Simpsons reference

 

What's this? "Extremely High Voltage"? Well, I don't need safety gloves, because I'm Homer Simp--




#2374616 Iginla may/may not have added Detroit to his trade list

Posted by F.Michael on 27 March 2013 - 12:18 PM

I dont see how that could ever work.

 

 

Iginla is one of the best players to ever wear the flamed C on their chest, so I am sure they would welcome him back. Anyway, Wings aren't on his list so maybe time to close this thread now?

Din758 take a look at Grimey's post...Pretty much sums it all up.




#2374665 Red Wings lead NHL in man-games lost to injury

Posted by evilzyme on 27 March 2013 - 03:20 PM

Speaks volumes on our prospects, character of our team, and most importantly our coaching staff. I tip my hat off to the crew for making something out of this team. At the beginning of the season, people thought this was the year we would finally feel the transition stages. From the injuries we've endured and losing Lidstrom, Rafi, and Stuart on the backend.. wow... can't even complain about this team.