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#2219745 10/29 GDT: Red Wings at Minnesota Wild

Posted by Hockeytown0001 on 29 October 2011 - 12:54 PM

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Tonight's Stream
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Last Detroit-Minnesota matchup
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2rKeyYV_FE

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#2219764 Huge brawl in the griffs game

Posted by drumnj on 29 October 2011 - 02:30 PM

here




#2219748 10/29 GDT: Red Wings at Minnesota Wild

Posted by Konnan511 on 29 October 2011 - 01:01 PM

Solid defense.


#2219744 10/28 GDT: Sharks 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by uncle ovipositor on 29 October 2011 - 12:53 PM

But I will never let anyone convince me that the Wings lost that '10 series because they were the inferior team or because they choked.


I won't try then, even though I disagree with your premise that the refs cost them that series. They certainly didn't choke and I don't think they were definitively inferior, but they did lose the series.

Last year, the stats were so even in all of the games that either team could have won. If teams are evenly matched, either team can win a series. Even if they're unevenly matched, the lesser team often wins - a team that's 60% better is still going to lose 40% of the time, and a 7 game series actually makes those losses more probable.

As far as the season to date goes, this is what change looks like. Babcock is trying to do things differently with the same players. Usually that's not a good formula, but this is a very teachable team so it can work. But there are some significant structural changes, and those don't just magically come together right away. Maybe they won't be at the top of the central, but they'll still make the playoffs, and we'll see if they've got it sorted out by then.

Cleary hasn't been up to his new job, but I can see why he's getting a chance. If he can get it together he's fast and reasonably big and would help that line a lot. Ian White probably shouldn't be on the PP, but he's generally dependable. Put him with Stuart and let Stuart pinch and play more aggressively.

It'll come together.


#2219733 This team screams for a trade

Posted by Guest on 29 October 2011 - 12:23 PM

I would be up for trading Dan Cleary. Not sure what he would have for value but he has not looked good for awhile.


LOL. Typical. We're eight games into the season, and now Cleary sucks? Never mind that he was one of the team's best players last season. Never mind that he's a consistent all-around player. He hasn't been playing well over the last three weeks? HE SUCKS! TRADE HIM!


#2219649 10/28 GDT: Sharks 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by Guest on 28 October 2011 - 10:21 PM

Cuz its pretty evident to a lot of fans, yet kenny does not recognize the need for change.


So what are you going to do? Start a movement? Develop a petition?


#2219643 10/28 GDT: Sharks 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by Guest on 28 October 2011 - 10:02 PM

Seriously guys, can we agree that Kenny needs to make some sort of move by the deadline if we are to beat the sharks in a 7 game series?


Why is consensus on this important to you? I don't understand.

Can't beat SJ, bottom line.


I'm just waiting on when you'll say that if we had Ritola, everything would be different.

In other news, I see you got hit on the head and forgot about last postseason. The Sharks won that series on two absurd bounces in OT.


#2219641 10/28 GDT: Sharks 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by Guest on 28 October 2011 - 09:58 PM

This 2. Sharks have our number and have had it for awhile now. Our team isn't going anywhere in the playoffs...


Then give up now and spare us your defeatist nonsense.


#2219650 10/28 GDT: Sharks 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 28 October 2011 - 10:22 PM

Why is consensus on this important to you? I don't understand.



I'm just waiting on when you'll say that if we had Ritola, everything would be different.

In other news, I see you got hit on the head and forgot about last postseason. The Sharks won that series on two absurd bounces in OT.


Absurd bounces?

More like an absurd post. Stop making childish excuses each time we lose in the playoffs.

According to some people here, we haven't legitimately lost a series in like 8 years.

I agree with you 100%. It has gotten so bad on these forums to the point that I am going to other hockey forum boards to be active. Reading all the negativity on these boards really does make me feel the way that you do. I will also add another word into your definition and that is "entitled". Many wings fans feel just because they put a team on the ice, that they are entitled to a victory. This is the kind of attitude that you breed when your team never misses the playoffs and has won 4 stanley cups. This forum really does need an enema.

Then I read some of the positive comments from the great fans on this forum and it makes me change my mind. For as many negative fans, there are some positive ones that actually know the game of hockey. These are the people that I keep coming back to this forum for.

I am watching a DVR recording of the game now. I was watching the Griffins get beat soundly by the Heat tonight. It looks like it is going to be a close game just from the first 10 minutes of the game.


I am unhappy about the way we're playing, Nightfall.


#2219677 10/28 GDT: Sharks 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by Guest on 29 October 2011 - 01:52 AM

As far as the centers are concerned.. LEARN TO TAKE A f***IN DRAW!!!! Seriously, we are horrific on FO's. Sad thing is we normaly turn it over even if we win the face off.


The Wings won 63% of the draws tonight. Is this not good enough for you? Get a grip.


#2219688 Assistant Captain - Tomas Kopecky

Posted by The Secret on 29 October 2011 - 07:19 AM

38 goals, 68 assists, and 98 points and counting in the NHL.

2 Stanley Cup championships.

What have you done lately?


Right... Boyd Devereaux has a Stanley Cup ring also. Maybe they should pick him up and give him an A also? And Devereaux had 67G 112A and 179 PTS


#2219699 This team screams for a trade

Posted by Guest on 29 October 2011 - 08:33 AM

Last time I checked Filppula was leading the team in points...

Wow, he's so terrible leading the team in points and +/-. Trade him!


#2219609 10/28 GDT: Sharks 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by dats13owns on 28 October 2011 - 09:07 PM

make more bad jokes, guys! that will help ease the pain when holland does nothing at the deadline and the wings lose to the sharks in the playoffs for a 3rd straight season.

bra-vo!


Maybe if you can't hack all of this failure, you should root for the Sharks.


#2219629 10/28 GDT: Sharks 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by dats13owns on 28 October 2011 - 09:20 PM

Do you know what I like about the Red Wings? In my 15+ years as a fan, I've never seen them miss the playoffs, raise four Cups, produce some of the best players that this and any generation will ever see, do the unthinkable and put teams together like 2002 and even the 2008 squad in the salary cap era that missed another cup by one game, a GM who doesn't make knee-jerk reactions and trade assets for rentals and has faith that the team's they have will be successful.

The negativity on this board blows myf****** mind. The Wings haven't had it easy like the Hawks, Penguins and Capitals who have put their fans through hell while piling up draft picks that finally led to some success. They put good teams together with good late drafting and signing key free agents.

No wonder no one respects Wings fans... the comments on this thread just confirm the fact that everyone thinks that they're arrogant, spoiled fans. It's three weeks into thef****** season... knock this s*** off.

I don't care if the Wings win it all or miss the playoffs, I'll continue to watch these guys do this thing and enjoy Lidstrom's potential last season while everyone attempts to kill themselves after EVERY SINGLE LOSS.


#2219596 10/28 GDT: Sharks 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by Electrophile on 28 October 2011 - 09:01 PM

*patiently awaits the mayhem*

*grabs popcorn*