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#2090871 1/4 GDT: Red Wings 5 at Oilers 3

Posted by dragonballgtz on 04 January 2011 - 10:23 PM

Draper has been playing well imo

miller is so sitting once we get healthy (at least Danny and Dats wise)

#2090471 First 6 All-Stars Named

Posted by dragonballgtz on 04 January 2011 - 01:29 PM

Why don't we stack the ballot? Conspiracy indeed.

I would rather they skip it and get some rest. If a player did say to the fans he really wanted to go then I would vote.

#2090450 Howard, Stuart, Eaves possible Tuesday against the Oil

Posted by dragonballgtz on 04 January 2011 - 01:08 PM

While Howard has been shaky for the past month or so, those 3 goals against Philly were not as bad as many are making them out to be. The difference between an awesome goal from a sniper and a bad goal that the goalie should have stopped is the Winged wheel. That's the way it goes on LGW. Praise your own, s*** on the rest.

The #1 most overlooked fact on LGW for the past week.

The past week? This s***ty play has been going on for the pass month. It's just more evident now because the two players that showed up every night are out.

#2089790 1/2 GDT: Flyers 3 at Red Wings 2

Posted by dragonballgtz on 02 January 2011 - 10:53 PM

Tough loss.

Unlucky goals against Howie. Not really his fault. Ozzie came up big in relief.

We need to be less Jessica Alba and more Rosie O'Donnell out there.

If I was the opposition I would let Jessica Alba do whatever she wanted. I would crush Rosie since she bats for the same team.

#2083532 NJ fires head coach

Posted by dragonballgtz on 23 December 2010 - 02:48 PM

It's Lou that should be fired. He is the one that has hurt this team the most with his piss poor cap management.

Oops got names confused. :blush:

#2081887 12/19 GDT: Stars 4 at Red Wings 3 (OT)

Posted by dragonballgtz on 20 December 2010 - 05:21 AM

You know, the Wings actually played a pretty good game today. They got their fair share of chances, finished decently.. I mean, sure, Helm missed an open net, but we know he has hands of stone anyhow, and the play was started solely by him... it shifted momentum as a bonus. Ozzie played a good game. Overall, the Wings looked fairly good.

However, I would particularly like to thank Rafalski for singlehandedly costing Ozzie career win #400 by a stupid giveaway, a penalty in overtime (wtf are you doing with your stick that close to the legs of one of the biggest divers in the league?) and poor timing on joining the rush in OT.

Thanks, Raffi.

After his give away and the penalty I am surprised Babs let Raf play any more during the last minutes of OT.

#2080820 swallow the whistle night

Posted by dragonballgtz on 18 December 2010 - 04:56 AM

The only thing I really had a problem with (and not much of one) was the Ericsson penalty. It was exceptionally weak compared to everything that was let go (Helm getting mauled from behind, Zetterberg sitting on someone behind the net, etc), and it led directly to the first Chicago goal.

It's not huge, and the Wings should have played better instead of looking like crap, but I'd rather refs swallow their whistles for the whole game and not call ticky-tacky crap, or call it at least 50% of the time.

I'm guessing a lot of people had the CSN feed tonight via the NHL Network (as I did), so they wouldn't have even heard it.

Flames Fans Blame Refs Sounds like LGW during the playoffs. They bitched because of too many penalties we ***** because we didn't get calls our way.

During the 3rd period I thought Detroit was going to get a diving call because players started to go down to easily. The seemed to care more about trying to get a call in the corner rather than crash the net and score a goal.

#2079459 24/7 debuts tonight on HBO

Posted by dragonballgtz on 16 December 2010 - 03:08 PM

because you hate good television

torrents FTW

#2075241 In Modano's absence, Wings' trade picture murky

Posted by dragonballgtz on 10 December 2010 - 04:03 PM

I love Don Cherry

#2074193 RWC's new prospect rankings

Posted by dragonballgtz on 08 December 2010 - 06:16 PM

Since that big game has Tatar been better or up and down still?

Emmerton is +14 that is saying something when only 3 other players on the team are close to that +/-.

#2070215 The Red Wings Power Play

Posted by dragonballgtz on 29 November 2010 - 12:10 AM

I think the biggest thing is getting pucks to the net quicker. What I mean by that is that we are trying to get rebounds off these bombs from the points which are mostly being blocked or deflected. I would like to see us use wrist shoots more often and aim for the goalies pads instead of his chest.

Another thing I see are soft floating slow passes that get picked off and what is funny about that it is usually guys like Datsyuk that do it. Passes should be crisp, accurate, and just enough zip on them so the defenders cannot reach it with a stretched out stick.

At the beginning of the year Mo really got on my nerves with his floating on the point of the PP and he still does it. When the puck gets cleared I notice he usually just looks at the bench and signals for his replacement to go chase it. I get really pissed when I see him do that.

You can usually tell when the team is frustrated with the PP, that's when they start to shoot it in then not chase it down.

#2070205 massive lead for Detroit now

Posted by dragonballgtz on 28 November 2010 - 11:49 PM

1.5 v. 1.2 = massive?

I think he looks at it as if we maintain that we will be in for a 120+ pt season other teams around 100+ points.

The way I look at it is we are still only 6pts away from being 13th... still to close to the rest of the pack. I'm sure that's how Babs looks at it as well.

#2067075 Controversy in Pittsburgh

Posted by dragonballgtz on 22 November 2010 - 03:25 PM

I don't see any controversy. The puck wasn't under control by the goaltender, and then it found it's way into the back of the net. That's a goal any day of the week.

What the hell do you people want? Want him to just skate to the bench and never show emotion? The expectations you put on this kid are ridiculous, just sit back and enjoy his skill, he's the greatest player in the generation and I'm at a loss for words why people are losing out on great entertainment because they are jealous we don't have Crosby on our team.

He was telling the ref to review the play, do you think he was telling the ref "HEY IM SIDNEY CROSBY AWARD ME A GOAL AT ONCE" come on now, the ref just said to him something along the lines of "we'll look at it calm down", like any other ref would if the same situation happened to any other team.

The ref lost sight of the puck and blew the whistle before the puck crossed, no goal. Play is dead when he decided to blow the whistle also he has like 1 sec of intent timing, considering how they called May's goal last year inconsistency makes it a controversy.

#2065755 11/19 GDT: Wild 4 at Red Wings 3 (OT)

Posted by dragonballgtz on 19 November 2010 - 10:28 PM

Quit whining.....

You don't like the truth?

#2065063 7-6 Philly midway through the 2nd period

Posted by dragonballgtz on 18 November 2010 - 10:24 PM

My man crush for Stamkos is rising.