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#2319291 Red Wings Rebuilding and Adapting to Maintain Dominance

Posted by evilmrt on 15 July 2012 - 01:02 PM

Kris Draper for a dollar from Winnipeg!
Kirk Maltby a trade with Edmonton in '95 for defenseman Dan McGillis! WHO IS DAN McGILLIS!!!!
Vladimir Konstantinov 1989: 11th round, (221st overall)
Sergei Fedorov 1989 - 4th round (74th overall)
Keith Primeau to Hartford for Brendan Shanahan!
Nick Lidstrom 1989 - 3rd round (53rd overall)
Slava Kozlov 1990 - 2nd round (45th overall)
Bob Probert 1983 - 3rd (46th overall)
Joe Kocur 1983 - 5th Round, (88th overall)
Johan Franzen 2004 - 3rd round (97th overall)
Darren Helm 2005 - 5th round (132nd overall)
Pavel Datsyuk 1998 - 6th round (171st overall)
Valtteri Filppula 2002 - 3rd round (95th overall)
Tomas Holmstrom 1994 - 10th round (257th overall)
Henrik Zetterberg 1999 - 7th round (210th overall)
Jonathan Ericsson 2002 - 9th Round, (291st overall)
Chris Osgood 1991 - 3rd round (54th overall)
Jimmy Howard 2003 - 2nd Rnd, (64th overall)

Great list! Except that the newest pick on there was SEVEN YEARS AGO

#2316761 Ken Holland, Post-Scotty Bowman

Posted by evilmrt on 07 July 2012 - 01:37 PM

Great analysis...and hard to argue with. I honestly had not thought of the Bowman connection. Holland does not look like the "best GM in the NHL" as many regard him as, post-Bowman.

That trade run-down is absolutely awful. Well, I guess he has this summer to finally make a good one :whatsthat:

#2315287 Holland comments on Suter & Parise going to Wild

Posted by evilmrt on 04 July 2012 - 08:55 PM

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#2315110 Has the Detroit diamond lost it's shine?

Posted by evilmrt on 04 July 2012 - 06:04 PM

Kenny wasn't prepared to live without Lidstrom.

This says it all. We all knew when Lids was turning 40, and he had another possible year, max. Holland had YEARS to prepare for this, and what did he do? He seems a little lost in the salary cap era, now that the Wings' stars from the pre-cap days are gone.

#2309787 Forums Upgraded

Posted by evilmrt on 25 June 2012 - 03:20 PM

Awesome new layout! I love it! Thanks, Matt!

Also, if Holland bombs out on July 1st, I vote to replace Franzen with Jimmy Howard on the forum image.

#2309781 Blashill to coach Griffins 12-13 season

Posted by evilmrt on 25 June 2012 - 03:16 PM

I'd say its probably a lateral move. They say he's great with the youngsters, so this makes a lot of sense for the Wings organization. Someone with that skill needs to be in GR more than Detroit, and I anticipate that the Wings will benefit greatly from this move.

What D-coach candidates do we have? Cheli? :dntknw:

#2308470 Pavel and his girlfriend at the NHL Awards

Posted by evilmrt on 21 June 2012 - 11:51 AM

Yeah the divorce nonsense is not true...Although, I do wonder if it is an added stress on Pavel that his wife and child live in Russia. You can dismiss things like that, but if any decent man was in that situation...it would impact him. Probably even more so as he (and his child) gets older.

Anyway, Svetlana Datsyuk seems pretty cool. I know that she and Pavel have been together way before he got famous playing hockey. So, none of that "I'm a hockey star so I married a hot babe!" crap from Pavel :colgate:

#2306856 2012 SCF : Los Angeles Kings vs. New Jersey Devils

Posted by evilmrt on 12 June 2012 - 12:29 AM

This certainly wasn't as exciting as last year's finals. I remember there was WAY more activity on LGW during the Vancouver/Boston finals as well. I wonder if it would have been better as a NYR/LA finals. NJ just didn't capture my attention at all.

#2306845 2012 SCF : Los Angeles Kings vs. New Jersey Devils

Posted by evilmrt on 11 June 2012 - 11:11 PM

The LA fans didn't boo Bettman. Seriously? I mean...we know half the arena are celebs and porn stars...but come on, folks. Its tradition! :thumbdown:

#2306359 Brad Stuart's rights traded to San Jose

Posted by evilmrt on 10 June 2012 - 03:23 PM

Andrew Murray? A 30 yr old AHLer? What are we supposed to do with him?

#2306291 Winter Classic Prices Announced

Posted by evilmrt on 10 June 2012 - 01:09 AM

Not sure why you guys aren't becoming new Plymouth Whalers season ticket holders? :lol:

#2304459 Red Wings make contract offer to D Justin Schultz

Posted by evilmrt on 31 May 2012 - 09:06 PM

I like what I see in this here highlight video, yalls...

Justin Schultz 2011-12 Highlights

Article: Nicklas Lidstrom Retirement Adds a Wrinkle to Justin Schultz Free Agency

Question is, will we have to overpay for this kid, with the little Edmonton/Vancouver/Toronto/NYR/etc bidding war that is about to open?

#2301940 #8 Los Angeles Kings vs. #3 Phoenix Coyotes

Posted by evilmrt on 17 May 2012 - 09:18 PM

YAYYY DOUCHEY LA FANS! Lets boo the goalie when his skate blade comes lose!

You don't see crap like that in Detroit. Maybe they should stick to basketball out there lol

#2269516 Avery

Posted by evilmrt on 13 March 2012 - 10:55 AM

What a dumbass. BOOOf****** HOOO! You got sent to the AHL so you whine and cry and don't wanna play, and then retire and throw your skates in the Hudson River at age 31?

I really hope its true...hockey needs less of these prima donna douchebags.

#2267026 Dearborn councilman assaulted outside JLA

Posted by evilmrt on 05 March 2012 - 11:30 PM

Lol really? Lighten up. This kind of stuff happens in sports. It sucks when it happens in your city but there is nothing you can do about it. Hope he gets caught and move on.

I disagree. The ******* who did this, if its on security cameras or whatnot...and assuming he even went to the game, should be banned. What an embarrassment to Wings Nation...that guy isn't one of us, so he can stop pretending to be while at JLA, at least.

This is the kind of garbage that Hawks fans would try to blame on us.....HMMMM!!! :o