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#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

#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.

#2267100 Cleary, Bertuzzi, Hudler and Franzen

Posted by ben_usmc on 06 March 2012 - 09:41 AM

Cleary has been damn near worthless the last 2 years. He just skates into the zone and then loses the puck in the corner, or takes a shot from below the face off circle, making any rush pointless. Mule is lazy and it's really annoying, but like everyone else has said, depending on his playoffs will mold more defining opinion. Bert I think looks decent, wish it was a 1 year contract instead of 2, but he's alright. I'm not sure all the Hudler hate, he looks like he is always working his ass off, but physically gets owned, and takes bad penalties, I just don't think it's for a lack of effort.

#2252424 2/4 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Oilers 5 (SO)

Posted by ben_usmc on 04 February 2012 - 11:24 PM

Someone explain to me why s***box did't shoot that? :ranting: :ranting: :ranting:

because he sucks

#2243592 Speculation on Red Wings

Posted by ben_usmc on 09 January 2012 - 03:56 PM

I'd love it if you'd stop pretending that this was NHL 12.

Correction: that trade wouldn't be accepted even in NHL 12.

I'd love it if the site wasn't so full of condescending assholes who feel as if they are superior to everyone else with their opinions. If you don't agree fine, but feel free to leave the arrogant attitude out of your response.

#2235843 Can Conner reasonably be sent down?

Posted by ben_usmc on 14 December 2011 - 02:53 AM

Cleary has been doing very well on a line with Conner. He's not the Cleary we're accustomed to, but he can still contribute a lot.

personally I have thought Cleary has been overrated for a while. But since he's been moved down he's done awesome. Conner is a beast out there, him and helm are a really fun duo to watch.

#2232499 Ferraro is the next Helm

Posted by ben_usmc on 04 December 2011 - 11:28 AM

Ferraro doesn't have the defensive prowess to compare to Helm. Considering we had the pick in 2009 that eventually got Carter Ashton (13 goals for Norfolk this year, compared to four for Ferraro in GR), I'd say trading down a sniper from the late first round (Ferraro and Nestrasil for Ashton) to get a third-liner will probably end up being a mistake.

That's some fantastic monday morning Quarterbacking you did there

#2230419 Bylsma Defends Crosby's Elbow on Foligno

Posted by ben_usmc on 27 November 2011 - 02:33 PM

Why is anyone surprised that entire organization is full off****** hypocrites starting with that piece of whiney s*** Mario

#2226097 11/15 GDT: Red Wings 1 at Blues 2

Posted by ben_usmc on 15 November 2011 - 11:41 PM

haven't read the thread, but am I the only one who thinks Cleary is worthless?

#2221635 Welcome to Big Leagues Gustav Nyquist!

Posted by ben_usmc on 02 November 2011 - 02:15 PM

makes sense, he was the only one who looked like an NHL on a line with Franzen/Bert so we can't have any of that on this team.

#2212745 Eric Nystrom on waivers

Posted by ben_usmc on 06 October 2011 - 10:16 PM

Never would happen, but I am tired of watching Howard as our enforcer