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#2470147 1/1 Winter Classic 2014 GDT: Maple Leafs 3, Red Wings 2 (F/SO)

Posted by thegerkin on 01 January 2014 - 10:28 PM

I just pray they remove the POS-SO skills competition. Yay! Year 'round individual stick and puck! Awesome! Forget all that 65 minutes of team play! I was against it before and nothing will change my mind that the SO is pure garbage. A horrible gimmick that needs to be put down now. Otherwise, the 65 minute game was great!

#2463279 12/10 GDT: Red Wings 2 at Panthers 3 (SO)

Posted by thegerkin on 10 December 2013 - 10:57 PM

As i said earlier. The goaltender interferance call cost us the game...time to write one nasty letter to uncle Gary.


Now you can go ahead and mail those two letters written earlier lol

#2462847 12/10 GDT: Red Wings 2 at Panthers 3 (SO)

Posted by thegerkin on 10 December 2013 - 07:55 PM

If we lose bcuz of that waved off goal im writing a letter...


You should make it two letters: F and U :)

#2462635 12/10 GDT: Red Wings 2 at Panthers 3 (SO)

Posted by thegerkin on 10 December 2013 - 12:22 AM


#2453005 Blues sign Colaiacovo pending medical

Posted by thegerkin on 12 November 2013 - 06:36 PM

Good luck to Cola on being back with the Blues!

#2450795 11/4 GDT: Red Wings 2 @ Jets 4

Posted by thegerkin on 04 November 2013 - 06:34 PM


#2450794 Marty the Marmot mascot attacked during WHL game

Posted by thegerkin on 04 November 2013 - 06:31 PM

Marty the Marmot, Canada’s mascot of the year, attacked during WHL game




That is messed up. It's a hockey game, and a light-heartened intermission game. I don't know if he's drunk, but either way, what a Le' ******.


I hope they press assault charges. I'm surprised he made it out of the arena in one piece (one large piece of s**t).

#2449376 11/1 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Flames 3

Posted by thegerkin on 31 October 2013 - 11:54 PM


#2447290 10/23 GDT: Senators 6 at Red Wings 1

Posted by thegerkin on 23 October 2013 - 07:04 PM

Good to bring in Gus. They're hanging Jimmy out to dry and he doesn't look to sharp tonight either. Get them next time Howie! Let's Go Gus!!!

#2442901 Ex-Coyotes owner off hook for Gretzky’s $6.5M.

Posted by thegerkin on 09 October 2013 - 08:19 PM

I'd like to see Gretzky make a fuss to get that money. It's a drop in the "Gretzky Bucket", but it also would show fans that the NHL has ZERO problem trying to screw one of the games very best players.

#2442892 Stuart faces hearing for hit to head

Posted by thegerkin on 09 October 2013 - 07:40 PM

Nash even left the ice before hitting Kopecky. Ahhh, the beauty of double-standards...

#2441995 10/5 GDT : Red Wings 1 at Bruins 4

Posted by thegerkin on 04 October 2013 - 10:21 PM


#2441984 10/4 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Hurricanes 2 (OT)

Posted by thegerkin on 04 October 2013 - 09:35 PM

Was the ice terrible? That puck never settled the whole game. The Wings will continue to gel and the timing will come with that.

#2440615 Steve Yzerman wants Game Misconduct penalties for fighting

Posted by thegerkin on 02 October 2013 - 04:18 PM

In the Dreger article, it looks like Scotty Bowman is all onboard the no-fight train:


After reading the quotes from these three NHL executives, it didn't take long for one of the game's most celebrated builders to chime in as well. "I support views of Steve Yzerman, Ray Shero and Jim Rutherford on their opinions for addressing most fighting issues," tweeted the legendary Scotty Bowman on Wednesday afternoon. "Poll all Players." 


The "Poll All Players" part caught my eye because as it says in the article, 98% of players polled in 2011-12 do NOT want fighting removed. Some might say don't let the inmates run the asylum, but when all but 2% of the NHL players want fighting left in the game, I think the players know how to handle the on-ice game. Let them play.

#2438463 Wings to Keep Tootoo?

Posted by thegerkin on 23 September 2013 - 02:31 AM

Anyone think that maybe Holland said he would be ready because he wants to trade him?


You never know. It very well could be to pump up his trade value by showing that Detroit have publicly said they will keep Tootoo. I hope it's not the trade value boost, as I'm looking forward him to being on our roster all year! :thumbup: