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#2459587 Datsyuk concussion: To Return Tuesday

Posted by vladdy16 on 01 December 2013 - 01:32 PM

Vengeance is best served cold. I know we are all expecting something to happen to Cowen but I rather beat the sh** out of them on the scoreboard and take a win. 


I hope Dats is back soon although we aren't having trouble winning games without him or scoring either :P

Can't we have both?

#2459360 11/29 GDT: Red Wings 5 at Islanders 0

Posted by vladdy16 on 29 November 2013 - 06:29 PM

Not to jinx it but this could possibly be Howards easiest shutout ever :P




They score, you're both banned!

#2459182 Shea Weber leaves game with Injury

Posted by vladdy16 on 29 November 2013 - 03:27 PM

I posted it on here,because i wanted to keep ya'll up to date on the things that are happen with the preds,Like my pekka rinne topic,most people on here didn't  know the he was hurt

We hear ya, but a Weber thread here was probably not your best bet.  While most here would agree no one wishes anyone a puck to the face, there are many who will be hard pressed to work up any real sympathy for Shea.  Pretty much anybody else on the Preds but him. We were trying to figure out a way to get him away from Nashville until his attack on Hank.  He cost the Preds a lot of good will around here, and I wouldn't expect that to change anytime soon if I were you.

#2458184 Datsyuk concussion: To Return Tuesday

Posted by vladdy16 on 25 November 2013 - 06:01 PM

Pavel will be at the Joe on Tuesday, but not sure if he'll practice.  "Feeling better" per the Freep.

#2457933 11/24 GDT: Red Wings 3 @ Sabres 1

Posted by vladdy16 on 24 November 2013 - 07:08 PM

However bad the Wings get, and honestly they are not all that bad, it's nothing compared to the 70s and 80s.  THAT was a sad time to be a Wings fan.  Everyone be grateful for that at least.

#2457391 11/23 GDT: Game 24 - Senators 4 @ Red Wings 2

Posted by vladdy16 on 23 November 2013 - 09:59 PM

Ugh god damnit. The refs f***ed us so hard.

No, our power play and lack of net presence f***ed us hard.  Refs just lubed.

#2457354 11/23 GDT: Game 24 - Senators 4 @ Red Wings 2

Posted by vladdy16 on 23 November 2013 - 09:51 PM

God I love these kind of games. This is real hockey. Its just a shame the wings can't handle it....and being in the east its only going to continue and get worse.

I love a good, physical game as well.  I don't like the cheap s***.  There's a difference.

#2455048 Today's Chuckle - NHL selling team Snuggies

Posted by vladdy16 on 18 November 2013 - 07:17 PM

Wings fans should throw the Snuggies on the ice during playoffs instead of octopi.

Why, because the 2 arms represent the second round of the playoffs, which we can't seem to get past?

#2451638 Chicago fans steal players helmet off head and dump beer on him

Posted by vladdy16 on 07 November 2013 - 03:23 PM

I thought the whole thing was pretty funny. Those trashing Chicago need to get a grip every city has fans who would do that. I liked Pardy's reaction after the game as well. Is there cheap beer at Chicago games because he was hammered.

Think about doing it?  Absolutely.  Actually do it?  Not so much.  I would be sorely tempted if presented with the opportunity to dump a beer on Pronger, but I wouldn't actually go through with it.

And there's no one on the planet not an active Chicago fan that wouldn't agree that their fanbase ranks amongst the surliest in the NHL.

Helmet-stealing guy was flat-out wasted.  The woman dumping the beer probably wasn't.  She had the presence of mind to move the glass before dumping the beer.

#2451393 Tootoo Waived

Posted by vladdy16 on 06 November 2013 - 02:09 PM

Why cant people get this thru their heads, Sammuelson cannot we waived, sinces his a veteran on a multi-year his cap relief is only 100k. He is far more valuable as the 23rd man with a cap hit of essentially 100k. They tried to buy him out but he was injured, unfortunate circumstance. The guy being sent down has to be someone who doesnt dress every night, and thats leaves Eaves or Tootoo. When Everyone is healthy that means Eaves will probably get cut too.

People are talking about preferences, not what can actually happen.  If they had to pick one person to go, Sammy would be first.  Now relax.

#2451387 Tootoo Waived

Posted by vladdy16 on 06 November 2013 - 01:53 PM

I agree that Sammy should have been the first one on the chopping block, but I'm nowhere near heartbroken over waiving 22.  I never understood the signing to begin with, and he never filled the role that most here hoped he would.

#2446633 10/21 GDT: Sharks 1 @ Red Wings 0 (SO)

Posted by vladdy16 on 21 October 2013 - 11:39 AM

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Let's hope the Mule's scoring streak kicks in tonight.  With our D, we're going to need to score a LOT of goals.




(Sorry for the lame GDT - I'm at work and don't do Photoshop anyway.  If Hockeytown or FlashyG show up, this will be amended)

#2444643 Pronger is done

Posted by vladdy16 on 15 October 2013 - 12:33 PM

Pronger didn't do anything worse than what Chelios had done in his career.  As others have mentioned, he made the teams he was on better and carried a couple of them on his back to the Finals. 


I'm surprised Holmgren said that.  It's a pretty obvious thing but it's not like Pronger had announced retirement or anything.  He'll never play hockey again but hopefully his symptoms improve so he lead a mostly normal life and enjoy spending time with his kids.  Last I heard his symptoms sounded awful.

True, but Chelios evolved.  Pronger stayed an SOB.  Some people like that, I get it.  I never appreciated him.

#2444629 Pronger is done

Posted by vladdy16 on 15 October 2013 - 12:01 PM

Yawningly anti-climatic, and I can't say I'm heartbroken.  I've had a good hate on for Pronger pretty much his entire career. Glad he's not really hurt or anything, but I'm just as glad he's not playing anymore.

Can't say I'm really upset for Philly, either.  Does that make me a bad person?

#2444273 10/14 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Bruins 2

Posted by vladdy16 on 14 October 2013 - 01:08 PM

B's announcers talking about how Detroit plays a good, clean game and doesn't need enforcers because they play the game "the right way."