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Member Since 08 Apr 2004
Offline Last Active Feb 04 2016 10:47 PM

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In Topic: The Elite Dylan Larkin

06 January 2016 - 10:23 AM

Looking at age and production no I probably would not trade straight up for any on those options. Benn is a special talent but again he's what 26? My point is look at who you are talking about the very best the league has

to offer and guys you would most likely consider elite. Why is it such a stretch to call him out as a special talent and something in an upper category of the league? I personally wouldn't trade him for those folks but if you would I understand

but again I'd put the people you are talking about in that special category as elite. He's in that conversation and rightly so. Glad we didn't have to suffer him in the minors for a few years to grow him and keep in mind even our supposed

hockey brains of the Wings operations really debated on whether he deserved to be in the NHL yet...what a joke.

In Topic: The Elite Dylan Larkin

06 January 2016 - 10:01 AM

I'm not sure what Wings fans want or think about young talent anymore. There was a significant portion of fans prior to the season telling us he'll be good but must suffer the lower leagues before we saw him for some magical number of years.

The kid has played at an elite level since he started and there's absolutely no one I would trade him for. His stats are on par with the best in the league and he will get nothing but better as he plays with top end talent. He's elite.

In Topic: Ferraro on waivers

24 November 2015 - 10:43 AM

Really never enjoyed seeing him on the team. I was hoping Holland would package some of these non-producers in a trade but guess that was asking too much.

In Topic: 11/10 GDT : Washington Capitals at Red Wings, 7:30 EST

11 November 2015 - 02:40 AM

It was awesome to have Athanasiou in the line-up. Since camp broke I couldn't imagine a winning team without Larkin and AA out there. We have needed to move dead weight on this team

for years and it never seems to get done. I'll never understand the thought of letting talent rot in the minors while we watch very average talent skate. Nice to see a couple kids who deserve to be

on the team and I'm still waiting for others to be shown the door.

In Topic: 10/13 GDT : Lightning 1 at Red Wings 3

13 October 2015 - 10:35 PM

So much fun to watch Larkin. I was yelling my ass off when he had the break away this evening.