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In Topic: WCSF Game 2 GDT: Red Wings 1 at Sharks 2

01 May 2011 - 11:57 AM

Playoff time really brings the trolls out. Did you create a LGW account just to complain in the GDT? Did you even watch the game on Friday? I can't imagine you did if you're willing to write them off at this point.

Well, obviously the team SUCKS if they can't win the cup by sweeping the entire playoffs. Duh! :hehe:

So psyched for this game. I'm going to go out on a limb and say that the Wings are not doomed to utter failure because they lost game one of this series. In fact, I'm going to go way out on that limb and say that they have a better chance at winning this game than Rebecca Black has for a major record contract. I'll even go further out on that limb and say they have a better chance of winning the game than Donald Trump has for staying married to his current wife for 3 more years. I'm venturing out to a very tiny branch of said limb to say that the Wings have a better chance at winning this series than Don Cherry has the chance of being chosen as the Prime Minister of Canada (as the new leader of the NDP, predictably).

6-2 Wings.

In Topic: 300 posts for a game 2 victory.

01 May 2011 - 11:43 AM

I think our men will bring it... predicting at least 2 goals in the first period. Final score 6-2.

Lets Go Wings!

In Topic: Happy Birthday Kira

01 May 2011 - 11:39 AM

Have a wonderful birthday, Pat! Here's predicting Pasha will score one just for you. :yowza:

In Topic: Greetings from LetsGoSharks.com

29 April 2011 - 11:11 PM

Hey Mike - thanks for the friendly hello. This will be a very good series!

In Topic: WCQF Game 4 GDT: Red Wings 6 at Coyotes 3

20 April 2011 - 03:01 PM

This may not be a game day post, but this has been bugging me for a while. I dont consider myself a Red Wings snob, but maybe i am one. Recently, since about a week before playoffs started, people have come out of the wood works and are all big Wings fans now. I see people posting on facebook everyday now about the wings and playoffs and everything and even when im out i see people sporting wings attire. Im happy to see all the support, i mean this is hockeytown and all. But i guess im just a little more than annoyed because these guys and girls on facebook posting about the Wings obviously have never watched a regular seqson game nor could they explain the rules on hockey. And when i try to strike up conversations with these people in Wings attire they cant name even 2 current Red Wings. I dont know why this bothers me, it just makes me feel like we have a fan base like that of the Hawks and other fair weather fan teams. Does that bother anyone else or am i just being a selfish snob about our team? Haha

There will always be people who come out and suddenly show support during the playoffs when they didn't show much interest in the regular season. A lot of people believe "there is no point in paying attention until the playoffs" (ugh). But who cares? We obviously have such a strong true fan base, as evidenced by how many Wings jerseys show up at every away game. The Wings surely are supported by many real hardcore fans, and likely a smaller percentage of "fair weather fans" than most teams in the league.

If people don't want to pay attention until now, I don't worry about it. Engage them and get them interested. Educate them. Perhaps they'll find themselves more informed and interested, watching regular season games, too. That is how I got into hockey - and I'd imagine many die-hard Wings fans can say the same.