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#2585219 3/26 GDT: Red Wings vs San Jose Sharks

Posted by aflac9262 on Today, 12:25 PM

Howard is in....we lost already. Pretty sad when you score 4 or more goals and can't win. Can't wait to tear Jimmy apart tonight! Hey Babs, when you go to Toronto this summer, we'll send you Jimmy. I am sick of Babcock and his experiments to get people going...he is gonna f*** around and back out of the playoffs.

I can careless if Babcock runs to Toronto anymore as well. He’s not the miracle people are trying to make him out to be. There’s much deeper problems in the Maple Leafs organization than just the head coach position. Babcock rode the final momentum of the Bowman era talent and was fortunate enough to win a Stanley Cup in that residual period. This team hasn't done anything relevant in over half a decade besides making quick playoff exits. Babcock preaches the same old excuses after every game, but it seems like this team doesn't adjust materially nor show up ready half of the time. Nevermind the fact that the defense keeps making the same boneheaded plays time after time. I hope Howard has a solid game tonight, but I honestly think he's still injured and shouldn't be starting at all (his body language last game seemed to imply as much anyhow).

#2582222 3/15 GDT : Red Wings 5 at Penguins 1

Posted by aflac9262 on 15 March 2015 - 01:11 PM

Send a tape of that Statue of Liberty save by Mrazek to Patrick Roy. :P

#2574285 2/23 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Ducks 4 (SO)

Posted by aflac9262 on 24 February 2015 - 01:33 AM

I'll try not to go into a Jim Mora rant, but I do not feel Howard is going to take the Wings anywhere in the playoffs at the rate he is going. It's only been a couple of games since his return from injury, so hopefully he'll pick it up a bit down the stretch. I am really frustrated with how much of an unnecessary defensive liability Howard is though. It is bad enough our defense has its rich moments during contests, but adding fuel to the fire is even more incredibly frustrating. I know that shootouts are not part of the playoffs, but good goaltenders don't blow it off like it's nothing. His numbers in the shootout are outright pathetic (1-8, 9 saves/24 shots faced, a 37.5% save percentage). Good goaltenders find a way to at least be somewhat respectable in the shootout.

#2573262 2/21 GDT : Red Wings 7 at Dallas Stars 6 (OT)

Posted by aflac9262 on 21 February 2015 - 10:27 PM

Yeah now you change goalies. Is that Brad Ausmus behind the bench?

#2559375 12/27 GDT: Red Wings 3 @ Senators 2 (OT)

Posted by aflac9262 on 27 December 2014 - 09:46 PM

Are you kidding me!? What a godly shift by Goose!

#2544056 10/23 GDT : Penguins 3 at Red Wings 4 (OT)

Posted by aflac9262 on 23 October 2014 - 09:17 PM

Unreal victory. This is exactly what this team needed after that controversial game in Montreal. Howard came up huge late in the 2nd and through the 3rd to give the team a chance.

#2544001 10/23 GDT : Penguins 3 at Red Wings 4 (OT)

Posted by aflac9262 on 23 October 2014 - 09:05 PM

It's amazing how quickly things can change in this game. Just beautiful!

#2543835 10/23 GDT : Penguins 3 at Red Wings 4 (OT)

Posted by aflac9262 on 23 October 2014 - 08:06 PM

What an entertaining 2 minutes of power passing. This team needs some more killer instinct. Way too much hesitation and blown opportunities.

#2543267 10/21 GDT - Red Wings 1 at Canadiens 2 (OT)

Posted by aflac9262 on 21 October 2014 - 09:18 PM

I'm just glad that wasn't a playoff game. My God. Maybe there really needs to be a challenge system in this league...

#2541877 10/17 GDT : Red Wings 4 at Maple Leafs 1

Posted by aflac9262 on 17 October 2014 - 07:46 PM

Z and Mule are our battery out there tonight! What a beautiful setup by Z!

#2540226 10/11/14 GDT: Game 2 | Ducks 3 @ Red Wings 2

Posted by aflac9262 on 11 October 2014 - 08:53 PM

I thought Detroit played an overall decent game tonight and they certainly deserved to come away with point(s) tonight. Howard needs to cut down on the amateur mistakes behind and around the net. It is creating unnecessary pressure and tension on the defense. He's been around the majors long enough and should know better by now.

#2531227 Wings re-sign Cleary $1.5 mill + $1mill in game bonuses

Posted by aflac9262 on 10 July 2014 - 05:14 PM

Interesting. I was not aware that Garth Snow is also the current GM of the Detroit Red Wings. May God have mercy on us all.  :ninja:

#2518540 WCQF - Series H - San Jose versus Los Angeles

Posted by aflac9262 on 30 April 2014 - 11:58 PM

I think sharks are going for all time record of never winning the Stanley Cup

The St. Louis Blues have them beat for now. :P

#2517202 ECQF - Game 5 - Red Wings at Bruins - 3:00 PM EST

Posted by aflac9262 on 26 April 2014 - 05:03 PM

I think this might really be the Sharks' year.

Blasphemy! It's only a matter of time before the meltdown is cued up.

#2516171 ECQF - Game 5 - Red Wings at Bruins - 3:00 PM EST

Posted by aflac9262 on 26 April 2014 - 01:02 PM

Hanta Yo Baby!