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#2381502 Winter Classic 2014 announcement Sunday at Joe Louis Arena

Posted by vladdy16 on 07 April 2013 - 09:32 AM

No, it's not just you; however, once Gary came to the podium I discovered I was thankful I couldn't hear.

#2380836 Ilitch is being cheap with the Wings now that the Tigers are good.

Posted by vladdy16 on 05 April 2013 - 04:10 PM

The first thought that went through my head when I read the topic title was "What an ungrateful ******* ***** ** ****."  First, the money that was earmarked for certain players was never necessary; second, there were no viable back up plans; third, the cap was expected to shrink.  Spending up to the cap at that point would have put us in a bad salary dump position; why sign some players only to have to buy them or others out?

Just because the Wings are going through a few speed bumps is no reason to turn on the man who lost millions of his own money for YEARS to keep this team here; spent millions of his own dollars to sign the best talent available and has given back more to his players and this town than any other NHL owner.  I think you owe Mr. I an abject apology.

#2380742 What's your ringtone?

Posted by vladdy16 on 05 April 2013 - 12:15 PM

"Hey, Hey, Hockeytown."

#2377503 Crosby left the game after puck to the face

Posted by vladdy16 on 31 March 2013 - 07:53 PM

I use to work for an Oral Surgeon.


Broken jaw = at least 6 weeks out.


At least.







Impeccable source: Crosby 4-6 wks. Will play in May.


I know the cliche "it's lame to wish injury on any player", but I'm seriously ecstatic that this happened. Pens getting burned on by Hockey gods for trying to buy their way into the title. They ain't winning s*** with Crosby not at 100%


:hysterical:  :hysterical:  :hysterical:  :hysterical:  :hysterical:  :hysterical:


ice cold, man. I hope Cooke joins him


So what are the two of you going to do if karma turns out to be the ***** she's purported to be?

#2376245 Iginla Traded to Pittsburgh

Posted by vladdy16 on 29 March 2013 - 08:57 PM

No, Calgary had a deal in place with Boston, Calgary thought they were trading him there and Boston thought they were getting him.  Iginla chose Pittsburgh instead, it was that simple and was communicated clearly as such straight from Calgary GM and Boston GM. 

I wasn't there so I don't know, but if true, this was a real punk move on Iginla's part.  I wouldn't be surprised in the least, though. I really have no respect for the guy.  All the more reason to root for Boston now, especially when they play the Pens. (Yeah, like there wasn't reason enough already)

#2375922 Wings Make Offer to Danny D!

Posted by vladdy16 on 29 March 2013 - 12:01 PM

So white smoke means DeKeyser picked a team and black smoke means 6 more weeks of winter?

#2375008 Iginla Traded to Pittsburgh

Posted by vladdy16 on 28 March 2013 - 09:34 AM

Good move for the Pens, not such a good move for us.  I'm glad, glad I tell you, that we didn't score Iginla.  I can't stand that SOB, and the price was too damn high to get him anyway.

I think people are so frustrated with the lack of splashy moves on the part of Holland that each time some serviceable player goes elsewhere, it just makes them foam at the mouth that much more.  

Iginla is not a big loss to us - helpful, probably, but not a big loss.  The reason it's a bad move for us is because we will be facing a pretty well-stacked team consistently starting next year.  While I agree that the Wings have been impressive all things considered, no one can deny that we need to improve in some areas, and PDQ.

#2372588 Larry Murphy Fired by FSD

Posted by vladdy16 on 23 March 2013 - 10:53 AM

I'm petitioning Matt to bring Murph in as LGW's next Mod.

Would that not be freakin' AWESOME?  

#2371791 3/20 GDT : Wild 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by vladdy16 on 21 March 2013 - 11:06 AM

All right, folks, this is a game day thread, not a "respond to the member who only shows up when Minny actually does something" thread.

#2371526 3/20 GDT : Wild 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by vladdy16 on 20 March 2013 - 07:47 PM

Okay, let's get back to the game and not addressing other members, please.

#2371511 3/20 GDT : Wild 4 at Red Wings 2

Posted by vladdy16 on 20 March 2013 - 07:44 PM

His hit was worse than Perry's. Just proving a point about the arrogance around here.

And that sledgehammer you're using is winning you friends and serious internet cool points.

#2363258 Ryan O'Reilly signs offer sheet with Calgary, Avs match

Posted by vladdy16 on 01 March 2013 - 02:02 PM

Apparently O'Reilly would have had to pass through waivers before joining the Flames.

So this was basically the dumbest move ever by a GM.

Brian Burke and Garth Snow would like to talk to you.

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#2361410 Blackhawks set new point streak record

Posted by vladdy16 on 26 February 2013 - 10:19 AM

As a general hockey fan, this is awesome for the fans.  They went through some things no fan of any sport should have to go through. 

As a Wings fan, ***** *** ******* ******** ***** **** **** ******* **** ****.

#2358864 2/21 GDT Columbus 3 @ Red Wings 2

Posted by vladdy16 on 21 February 2013 - 09:01 PM

Okay, Danny's injury is my fault - when Q got hurt, I thought "Now all LGW needs is for Cleary to get injured and they can relax."  


Hoisted by his own petard.  Poor bastard can't catch a break; he's not even safe from himself.

#2358811 2/21 GDT Columbus 3 @ Red Wings 2

Posted by vladdy16 on 21 February 2013 - 08:07 PM

Why is Pavel the only one who understands what "dump and chase" means?