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#2513613 ADQF | Game 3 | Boston 3 @ Detroit 0, BOS leads series 2-1

Posted by brandon27 on 22 April 2014 - 07:25 PM

It all boils down to this: Boston is just better. MUCH better.

 

Exactly.  People need to take the homer glasses off, and set their emotions aside.  This team at this stage in its growth is nowhere near as good as Boston.  Hell, probably half of our lineup tonight started the season in Grand Rapids, and not just started the season there, but likely would have finished it there if its not for all the injuries.  Theyre young...  its called growing pains, we're not used to it because of the steady line of vets we've rolled through here... its a changing of the guard in Detroit...  We're not as good as we like to think, we've been spoiled.  It's going to happen all over again though as these kids get more experience, and size, we're going to be that deadly team again, especially up front.  On the back end, the D really needs help, it needs a solid vet.




#2513562 ADQF | Game 3 | Boston 3 @ Detroit 0, BOS leads series 2-1

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 22 April 2014 - 07:18 PM

Do you see a single player who is better right now??

 

Franzen will be 35 next year.  The young guys aren't playing well now, but look at the leaders they have in front of them.  These youngsters at least have upside.

 

Franzen won't become better in the future, nor will he magically play harder after turning 35.  He needs to be moved, even though his stock is very low now.  




#2513517 ADQF | Game 3 | Boston 3 @ Detroit 0, BOS leads series 2-1

Posted by BottleOfSmoke on 22 April 2014 - 07:14 PM

They don't look like they believe they can win this.


#2512730 ECQF Game 2 GDT : Red Wings 1 at Bruins 4 - Series tied 1-1

Posted by IndianaRedWing on 20 April 2014 - 05:23 PM

Two postgame thoughts:

 

The other team is allowed to improve. There's no point sighing about how game 2 was different from game 1. Assuming Boston wouldn't be able to come up with a better effort in game 2 just isn't realistic.

 

Howard didn't have a very good game, but the loss wasn't all on him -- or even mostly on him. If he had allowed 2 goals in each of the first two games, on the road against the #1 seed, he'd have a better GAA, and would have demonstrated consistency on the road, and the wings would be down 2-zip. 

 

If you score 2 goals in 2 games on the road against the 1-seed, and you go back home with a split, that's kind of incredible. Credit to Howard for stealing one. 

 

Now, it's up to the rest of the team to figure out how to win a game *without* needing Howard to steal it.




#2503751 3/30 GDT - Lightning 2 @ Red Wings 3

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 30 March 2014 - 05:21 PM

We need to goon it up against Stamkos to send Yzerman a message here.




#2500751 3/25 GDT - Red Wings 2 at Blue Jackets 4

Posted by wings87 on 25 March 2014 - 04:52 PM

A win tonight would have sitting a little more comfortable when i go to the game this weekend. Putting the BJ's in our rear view is a must.


I don't like the thought of BJ's in our rear view window.


#2484052 Zetterberg out with herniated disc

Posted by amato on 15 February 2014 - 09:01 AM

Why couldn't it be Cleary or Samuelsson? 


Because Canada and Sweden want to win in Sochi? :P


#2473539 1/16 GDT : Red Wings 0 at Rangers 1

Posted by GoWings1905 on 16 January 2014 - 09:40 PM

I'm not even mad. Could have easily won again, just like in Anaheim.

The calendar is moving along, though. Much more of a hole and the playoffs may not happen. Somebody get healthy -- I'm so sick of hearing "the injured players are close." They have been claiming that for nearly a month.


#2468891 12/30 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Predators 6

Posted by Tr!PoD#19 on 30 December 2013 - 10:24 PM

This one is on Babcock for not pulling thatf****** sieve after the third goal. Inexcusable.




#2468818 12/30 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Predators 6

Posted by puckbags on 30 December 2013 - 09:47 PM

3-1 goal is a killer...Jimmy can 1239232398 great saves ..it's the bad ones that kill a team...he has to be better..and don't give me the " it's his first game back " crap..if he's not ready he shouldn't be in there.