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#2548553 Las Vegas rumored to get an expansion team

Posted by vladdy16 on 11 November 2014 - 12:28 PM

What af****** joke.

The NHL can be rumored to suck my ass.

But that's never even been discussed internally *rim shot*, let alone actually considered.


I find it hard to believe anyone is actually surprised by this "announcement."

#2545935 10/31 GDT : Los Angeles Kings (2) at Red Wings (5), 7:30 EST

Posted by vladdy16 on 01 November 2014 - 08:46 AM

#2544758 Halloween pic!

Posted by vladdy16 on 27 October 2014 - 04:39 PM

From the "Things You Can't Unsee" file, the Bruins go as a Frozen ensemble.

#2544351 10/25 GDT - Red Wings 2 at Flyers 4

Posted by vladdy16 on 25 October 2014 - 03:52 PM

Finally it all makes sense... Babcock said of his thought process in determining the lines: "I just get out the Bingo machine on the back of the bench and spin it around and throw it out". Finally some reasoning behind these lines... :lol:

I saw that.  He does have a pretty good sense of humor.  


Here's the article for anyone interested.  There's a couple of links in there I found interesting as well.

#2542867 10/21 GDT - Red Wings 1 at Canadiens 2 (OT)

Posted by vladdy16 on 21 October 2014 - 03:34 PM

I'll take the 4-1-1 please...with a side of shutout.  Aw crap! I said it...sorry!




#2542474 10/18 GDT - Maple Leafs 0 at Red Wings 1 (OT)

Posted by vladdy16 on 19 October 2014 - 10:13 AM

Holy crap, there were a lot of Leafs fans there last night.  I usually like it when Leafs fans show up - they get the Joe rockin', but there were some trolls in my section.  I was a little overly joyful they had to make the trek home disappointed.

Leafs' defense played extremely well last night.  I'm not surprised we struggled to score.  I wasn't thrilled when they pulled the trap out of the old bag of tricks a few times, but their backchecking was nothing short of stifling.  Wings played very unevenly - moments of brilliance along with moments of WTH, but a surprisingly good 0-0 game through 3.

I wouldn't mind seeing Phaneuf choke on a Timbit sometime soon though.

#2541717 10/17 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Maple Leafs 1

Posted by vladdy16 on 17 October 2014 - 12:40 PM

Beautiful GDT!  Classic.  


Didn't think this merited it's own thread, but:

UPDATE: The ‪#‎RedWings‬ have signed Tyler Bertuzzi to a three-year entry-level contract.


#2540617 LGW Moderator Problems

Posted by vladdy16 on 14 October 2014 - 11:19 AM

For the record, Matt has access to every post or thread that is deleted.  There is nothing mods can remove that can't be reviewed by Matt.  

#2540574 LGW Moderator Problems

Posted by vladdy16 on 13 October 2014 - 08:22 PM

I can't add a lot to what harold has already said, but I will chime in with sometimes posts are deleted because they're responding to a post that needed to be deleted and to leave it would make no sense.

I deleted a whole page from the Howard thread.  I knew that thread was going to be trouble the minute it was started, but did what I could to keep it alive because it had the potential to be a good discussion.  I will guarantee that I personally have never deleted a post simply because I disagreed with the opinion stated therein.  If I delete a post, more often than not it's because it contains a personal attack, or more recently contains information Matt would prefer not be available on LGW for legal reasons.  Personally I would rather refute an opinion than delete it.  If we all thought the same way, it would make for poor discussion.

Another suggestion I'd like to make is to PLEASE PM a mod if you have any questions or concerns - don't post in GD threads.  It will be deleted because it's off topic (not the place for those types of conversations), not because we're power-hungry.  Seriously, cleaning up off topic or personal attack posts is not in my top ten ways to spend an evening.

#2540216 10/11/14 GDT: Game 2 | Ducks 3 @ Red Wings 2

Posted by vladdy16 on 11 October 2014 - 08:46 PM

Please express your opinions about the game, not about other posters, their ability to see, whether they ever actually watched a hockey game before, their parentage or whether they're the briefs or boxers type.

#2540178 10/11/14 GDT: Game 2 | Ducks 3 @ Red Wings 2

Posted by vladdy16 on 11 October 2014 - 08:35 PM

While the Wings got jobbed on the no call, they had plenty of chances to win this game beforehand.  Pretty exciting game though, and YAY, no injuries.  That in itself is a win.

#2539268 10/9 GDT : Bruins 1 at Red Wings 2.

Posted by vladdy16 on 09 October 2014 - 11:43 AM

I will be representin' tonight.  May the hockey gods favor the Wings tonight in the name of YFMB.




#2538210 Babcock "I don't think it will be my final year here"

Posted by vladdy16 on 03 October 2014 - 08:02 PM

In an interview during intermission tonight Babcock was asked about not having a contract.  The highlights are:

  • He's talked to Scotty, who replied that he was in the final year of his contract every year and he loved it.
  • Babs is excited about the younger look of the team.  It was painful for him to watch us last year because we were so slow.
  • His youngest is out of school, so he's in a good position.
  • The Wings have been very good to him and treated him very well.
  • There is nowhere else he wants to be.

#2538201 10/3 Preseason Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted by vladdy16 on 03 October 2014 - 07:32 PM


Saw this after the period ended, so I don't know if it's on or not because it's all commercials right now, but if it's on, it's here.  It's the official Wings radio station, so you may want to bookmark FFR.

#2537942 Stars troll opposition fans on scoreboard

Posted by vladdy16 on 01 October 2014 - 06:40 PM


If Justin bieber didn't act like a spoiled little pompous ass everywhere he went, he wouldn't get made fun of so much. actually I can't tell if it's mocking bieber or leafs fans lol

I believe 55fan was insinuating it was cruel to the Leafs fans.  :)