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#2271730 3/19 GDT : Capitals 5 at Red Wings 3

Posted by ben_usmc on 19 March 2012 - 07:11 PM

can't wait for Babcock to address the media and do nothing to make the fans feel better about his team playing like absolute s***.

#2271705 3/19 GDT : Capitals 5 at Red Wings 3

Posted by ben_usmc on 19 March 2012 - 07:07 PM

But the Sharks can mug Howard.

by mugged do you mean pushed into Howard by Abs, who then proceeds to jump on him?

#2271322 Helm has MCL sprain, out 4-6 weeks

Posted by ben_usmc on 18 March 2012 - 01:44 AM


Helene St. James ‏ @freepwings
Darren Helm limping, can't bend left leg, says pretty concerned, will be evaluated Monday

Ansar Khan ‏ @AnsarKhanMLive
Helm walks out of room limping. Says he is in pain. Will have MRI on Monday. Doesn't know extent of injury

I like to wait a few days before I get injuries checked out as well....

#2271320 3/17 GDT : Red Wings 2 at Sharks 3 (OT)

Posted by ben_usmc on 18 March 2012 - 01:12 AM

So I take it you love Cleary and everything he stands for. Why don't you tell us how you really feel? I can't stand the way he plays either. He's so weak on the puck and the skates.

Dan Cleary is such a bad player that it almost makes me think he is a bad person as well...

#2271318 3/17 GDT : Red Wings 2 at Sharks 3 (OT)

Posted by ben_usmc on 18 March 2012 - 01:06 AM

Ken Holland is the best GM in the league and about every other person that knows anything about the NHL would agree. The Red Wings are in a slump... it happens to every team! To top that, we have guys getting injured left and right... it is very hard to win when you are missing key players, and almost every game someone else is getting hurt... it messes lines up and so on. I am very confident with the fully armed and operational Red Wings team come playoff time.

The one thing that does bug me a LOT is DAN CLEARY! He does not deserve to wear a Red Wings uniform this season at all. I know his knee is effed up but that is affecting his game so much that he is REALLY BAD almost every shift. If that isn't bad enough, Babs puts Cleary with a returning from injury PASHA?! All that is gonna do is slow Pasha down because Cleary is useless. Pasha deserves a better linemate than CLEARY! IMO Miller has done his job fantastically this year and deserves to play with Pasha a hell of a lot more than Cleary. Cleary needs to be benched.

You have to admire the Wings effort to come back tonight and I am fully confident that we will win at least 7 or 8 of our remaining 10 games. Hopefully come Monday we get good news about Nick and then everything will fall into place. Have faith Wings fans we have a team full of guys who knows how to win... we will win.

He doesn't play like he is injured, he plays like someone who just doesn't give a f***. All the opposing team has to do when that f*** has the puck is just sit behind goalie because he's going to dump it to them, or just give a slight rub out and the puck is theres. Not to mention his defense is just pathetic, a small like wack with a stick and he feels that's about as much energy as he need to exert. f*** Dan Cleary, Every player in both locker rooms should just line up and be allowed to punch him in his stupidf****** face.

#2271312 Helm has MCL sprain, out 4-6 weeks

Posted by ben_usmc on 18 March 2012 - 12:55 AM

Thank God we have Dan Cleary still

#2270869 $35 All YOu Can Drink in Tampa

Posted by ben_usmc on 17 March 2012 - 11:05 AM

Oh good. Just what sporting events need - more drunks. Letting people drink themselves into alcoholic stupors is totally responsible, and not at all going to affect the quality of the game for those unfortunate enough to be seated near these people.

Oh good someone else bitching other peoples good time.

#2270654 3/14 GDT : Red Wings 0 at Ducks 4

Posted by ben_usmc on 15 March 2012 - 05:31 PM

I feel for you, that definitely blows. Imagine how Hank and Fil must feel, like "really, just us then? ok..."

So to recap: the regulars are playing like s*** but its because of injuries, the powerplay has been the worst in the league in the past 41 games but its because of injuries, they are continuing to plummet below .500 on the road but its because of injuries, in the meantime, near losing home ice in the playoffs, but again, because of injuries.

But its OK that Franzen phones it in every game because he is just so super-duper clutch that it is beneath him to get up for these "lesser" games, it just bores him. I mean he is leading the team in goals, so he doesn't really need to do much beyond pot a gimme here and there, ala Hudler. Statistics are really all that matter, because who has the time to watch the games, especially the late ones like tonight?

Can't wait until Datsyuk comes back so we can have 3 players in the top 6 who skate instead of just 2, that and we can pad Mules stats some more. And when Lidstrom comes back eventually from his ill-progressing bone bruise, White will become a player again, instead of a pylon. And when Eaves returns from his concussion we can have a fourth line with three skaters, instead of a slow skater, a fast skater, and an empty #48 sweater. And when Ericsson and Kindl heal up they can sit more comfortably in the press box, which will be a nice change of pace.

Don't worry, help is on the way and it will be ALLLLL better.

Post-game Mike Babcock: "I hope the people in Michigan were already sleeping."

Didn't you know stats mean everything?

I mean Dan Cleary had 26 goals last year so he automatically was a great player for us :yowza: :yowza:

Im pretty sure we all knew a slump was coming, we were certainly due for one and with our list of injuries it's a no brainer. That being said as long as we have Dats, Lids back for the playoffs (and in form) we will be in good shape...I fell asleep before last nites game apparently I wasn't the only one :hehe:

The slump does suck, but that would be tolerable if the team did something. Anything... At least look like you give a s***

#2270459 3/14 GDT : Red Wings 0 at Ducks 4

Posted by ben_usmc on 14 March 2012 - 11:18 PM

We'll almost certainly end up either 5 or 6. I'm actually rooting for 6th though...we'd have an easier opponent (Dallas). We're on a horendous streak, but there's no reason to be too negative. We all know that the Wings can play better, and often do for the playoffs. If we play Dallas I'm pretty confident that we'll at least win that round.

Perhaps that's blind optimism, but you've got to find some hope somewhere here...

sadly enough I must agree with sandbagging the last few games. I seriously would rather play anyone the Preds.

#2270417 3/14 GDT : Red Wings 0 at Ducks 4

Posted by ben_usmc on 14 March 2012 - 10:59 PM

Did he suck last year when he scored 26 goals? http://www.mlive.com...y_trying_1.html No excuse, he's just being stupid. No reason to play through injury now.

Hey another goal, nice guys. Glad to see Babs is a great coach, clearly Quincey-White hasn't been working, but keep throwing them out there :clap:

lol thanks for proving my point, guess Hudler is a world beater too. I didn't realize stats tell the wholef****** story, or does that only work in certain arguments?

#2270406 3/14 GDT : Red Wings 0 at Ducks 4

Posted by ben_usmc on 14 March 2012 - 10:54 PM

Or how about we hope he heals and plays better?

like I said there's always an excuse for Cleary, hef****** blows. Some how Hudler gets reemed even though he can score, yet when someone says Cleary has blown the last few years everyone jumps on his goals scoring last year. Cleary has been a floating piece of s*** for 2 to 3 season now, I wish we could cut him.

#2270401 3/14 GDT : Red Wings 0 at Ducks 4

Posted by ben_usmc on 14 March 2012 - 10:51 PM

This team is a joke right now. No compete level, no intensity, no skill, no nothing. Dano's playing on one leg, he should just get surgery already. Bert, Franzen, Hudler, Emmerton are doing absolutely nothing out there. The D is leaving Joey out to dry, and he hasn't been that great anyways. I'm afraid that this is more then just missing Lidstrom and Datsyuk, we'll be in 5th place by tommorow night and it's not looking good. This is the worst possible time, to be thisf****** bad.

he's not playing on 1 leg he justf****** sucks. Why does Cleary seem to always get excuses..

#2269981 Nyquist needs to stay here

Posted by ben_usmc on 14 March 2012 - 12:04 AM

sit cleary or homer for him and I'd be very happy. Although Homer tries he just sucks now

#2269959 3/13 GDT : Red Wings 2 at Kings 5

Posted by ben_usmc on 13 March 2012 - 11:55 PM

Dan Cleary is such a useless piece of s***, I wish they could just wave his sorry ass

#2267104 Dearborn councilman assaulted outside JLA

Posted by ben_usmc on 06 March 2012 - 09:52 AM

That sucks, but holy s*** some of you are so over emotional. It sucks but these things happen ALL the time in sports, it's f'n stupid someone would fight over a sports team (considering none of us actually play for them)but EVERY city and majority of popular sports have s*** like this happen. Plus we are only hearing one side of the story, not that I'm saying he's lying (most likely is very accurate, compared to whoever did this justification). But it would be interesting to actually see this go down, as in did he say something back, or make some sort of action that set these guys off. Or were the guys just drunk assholes that you see outside South U on a Saturday night.