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#2259102 MAC-SANITY!

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 19 February 2012 - 06:00 PM

Great game by Joey. He saved the Wings butts several times today.

If the Wings were in a market for a backup goalie in the last few months, they aren't anymore.


#2258772 2/19 GDT : Sharks 2 at Red Wings 3

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 19 February 2012 - 02:02 PM

abdelkader assisted by ericsson.

<_<

that was a weak ass call on E


#2258735 2/19 GDT : Sharks 2 at Red Wings 3

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 19 February 2012 - 01:58 PM

refs trying to get the sharks back in the game.

How is it interference when the puck is still on his stick.


What's this bulls***??


#2258276 Yzerman asks Pavel Kubina to Provide list of teams

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 18 February 2012 - 01:09 PM

Only way I would take Kubina is an Ericsson for Kubina+ trade. Just to free up money in the future.

If Kindl or any other defensive player is involved, I am pissed.


He is a temporary upgrade over Kindl, and Commodore wouldn't clear waivers or return anything in trade... Getting Kubina means losing one or both of them... then it should be a pass.

The simple fact is, even if we only trade draft picks (WHICH I WOULD HATE IN THIS TRADE) Then we lose a roster player to add him anyways.

I wouldn't want to lose a single player from this roster without it being a clear upgrade. I believe that E on the back end is the only player where it would be a clear upgrade and a straight deal doesn't seem likely, nor would us getting equal value. Would Yzerman want his awful contract? I doubt it.

I will be upset if we lose any of our forwards, and all but two of our defensemen to pull this off. It doesn't seem like a smart move.

Am I understanding you correctly? Kubina would only be a clear upgrade over Ericsson, and not the two defenseman who've been alternating healthy scratches this season?

There are people who still seriously think right now Kindl is a better player than Ericsson?

I'm not saying the Wings should go all out for Kubina but lets' have a reality check here. Kubina would be a major upgrade over Kindl and an upgrade over Commie as well. He's a huge player (6'4 258lbs!)who actually uses his size, right hand shot from the point on the power play, Stanley Cup winner, veteran experience, can handle big minutes.

You don't think that's a clear upgrade over a 25 year old D man who lost his spot in the lineup because he plays much smaller than he is, and his development seems to have tapered off? Going into the playoffs with an Ericsson Kubina bottom pairing, and Kubina on the 2nd unit PP is a definite upgrade.

Like I said before, the Wings may be thinking that he's a rental this year and a potential replacement for Stuart next season. Another Wings reclamation project.


#2257681 Steve Ott has praise for the Wings

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 17 February 2012 - 09:24 AM

Very Cool on Ott's part. Say what ya want about the guy, but I would love to have him in the Winged Wheel Uniform. I must say a pretty classy act by Mr. Ott.

so that's one check mark in the Classy column, 9,938 in the Douchebag column.


#2256499 Rick Nash "available for the right team/price"

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 14 February 2012 - 12:53 PM

6 more years at a $7.8 mill cap hit on top of what they'd have to give up to get him... No way the Wings are pursuing this.

The real question is if Columbus trades away Nash, what the hell happens to that franchise?


#2256491 2/14 GDT : Stars 1 at Red Wings 3

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 14 February 2012 - 12:40 PM

I hope Ericsson puts Eriksson through the glass.


#2256255 Lids fantasy replacement.

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 13 February 2012 - 02:01 PM

Can I pick a cyborg version of Nick if all the parts were made by Volvo so he would still be all Swedish?

As long as it's Volvo and not Ikea. Otherwise you'd have to put him together with that one tiny friggin allen wrench.


#2256238 Lids fantasy replacement.

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 13 February 2012 - 01:34 PM

Shea Weber.

This.


#2256186 Is Nicklas Lidstrom The Greatest Detroit Red Wing Of All Time?

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 13 February 2012 - 12:01 PM

Are you including Ray Bourque in his era? Not sure why you wouldn't since he was still playing for the first half of Lidstrom's career. So, if he's included in that era, there's no way I agree with Lidstrom being the best "by far."

There was a time that I had Bourque ahead of Lidstrom, probably not anymore, but I'd have to step back, a number of years after Lidstrom retires and reassess. Problem is that I'd never have the proper objectivity. What I can say for sure though is that even if I conclude Lidstrom is the better player, there's no way it would be by a wide margin.

Definitely not anymore.

The only reason Bourque is still in the discussion as to being ahead of Lidstrom is because he is a good Canadian boy who played a more physical game than Nick.

If Lids was canadian the only real discussion would be if he's 2nd or 3rd behind Harvey. Once he's retired a few years and people take a more objective look at all he accomplished in his career, there's really little question he deserves to be ahead of Bourque.


More on topic, I can't really say if he's the greatest Red Wing of all time. It's basically Lidstrom, Howe and Yzerman. You could make a strong case for any of them depending on what criteria you use.


#2255859 2/12 GDT : Flyers 3 at Red Wings 4

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 12 February 2012 - 09:06 PM

hee hee. It's fun seeing Talbot pissed off like that.


#2255718 2/12 GDT : Flyers 3 at Red Wings 4

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 12 February 2012 - 08:42 PM

Based on?

His career?


#2255690 2/12 GDT : Flyers 3 at Red Wings 4

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 12 February 2012 - 08:39 PM

Kronwall is doing a much better job keeping his skates on the ice and not leaping up for the hit. Maybe he senses that the atmosphere in the league has changed regarding these hits.


#2255688 2/12 GDT : Flyers 3 at Red Wings 4

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 12 February 2012 - 08:38 PM

Kronwalled! Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy than Briere. I hate that punk.


#2255641 2/12 GDT : Flyers 3 at Red Wings 4

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 12 February 2012 - 08:13 PM

Simmonds is a first class ******.

For getting repeatedly punched in the face by Franzen?