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#2675912 ECF : Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Posted by toby91_ca on 13 May 2016 - 07:25 PM

The hit was bad enough, but the worst part of it was that he got his forearm up behind Letang's head and drove the head down into the boards.  Really dangerous, wonder if Letang will be back...huge blow if not.

#2675684 ECSF : Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 10 May 2016 - 10:17 PM

Did Washington even touch the puck in overtime?

#2647201 1/10 GDT : Red Wings at Anaheim Ducks, 8:00 EST

Posted by Y19 on 10 January 2016 - 09:15 PM



NO, you just have selective memory.  Everyone should learn about human memory when it comes to negative events so I don't have to hear everyone whine about conspiracies against the Wings every time I come on this forum.  LINK


I always try to think of the "off the netting" goal against the Kings whenever I think things are stacked against the Wings.

#2647021 Jakub Kindl waived

Posted by WingsallTheway on 09 January 2016 - 09:40 PM

Won't get claimed and people will still try to include him in a package for Malkin

#2646810 Goalie Battle

Posted by gcom007 on 08 January 2016 - 01:32 PM

Mrazek's done a bit more than win three games...

#2646138 1/4 GDT : Red Wings at New Jersey Devils, 7:00 EST

Posted by Bill Berzeench on 04 January 2016 - 09:37 PM

Id start Mrazek every game. Jimmy is a wreck. He needs a conditioning stint in the Sahara.

#2645871 Jeff Blashill = Dave Lewis 2.0 / Coaching Change

Posted by kliq on 03 January 2016 - 01:56 PM

Coaches can only play they players the are given. We still need some upgrades in the talent level. Until that happens we will continue to be a .500 team that finishes between 6th and 10th in the EC. Same as we have been for about 5 years now.


The problem with your evaluation, is that in 2015 almost every team hovers around .500. You make it sound like this is exclusive to Detroit. This is what you call parity from a salary cap.


Just look at the records of the top teams in the east, and for the sake of winning % throw OTL into the losses category.


Florida - 22-16

Montreal - 22-18

Detroit - 19-20

Boston - 20-17

Ottawa - 18-20

Tampa - 19-20

Washington - 28-10 (obvious outlier)

NYI - 21-18

NYR - 21-18

NJ - 20-19

Pittsburgh - 19-19

#2644172 12/22 GDT : New Jersey Devils at Red Wings, 7:30 EST

Posted by Wheelchairsuperhero on 22 December 2015 - 10:02 PM

Jurco makes that play with that move at center ice.

#2638734 11/21 GDT : Red Wings at St. Louis Blues, 8:00 EST

Posted by WingsallTheway on 21 November 2015 - 10:16 PM

Pulkinnen is really getting exposed with top line minutes..

#2625232 Versteeg traded to 'Canes

Posted by LeftWinger on 11 September 2015 - 02:04 PM

Chicago has traded Kris Versteeg, Joakim Nordstrom and a 3rd round pick(2017) to Carolina in exchange for Dennis Robertson, Jake Massie and a 5th round pick(2017.)






...sorry if this is already mentioned somewhere else, but I didn't see it.



I was relieved when it wasn't for Staal!

It is also to be noted that after this trade, the 'Canes have 10, yes TEN picks in the first three rounds over the next two drafts!

#2620664 Remaing RFAs to be signed - Jurco, Pulkkinen, Aubry

Posted by DickieDunn on 15 July 2015 - 07:10 PM

Anyone worrying about losing a guy like Andersson, Ferraro, or Callahan on waivers should find more important things to worry about. They're all dime a dozen players.

#2615029 Things you would like to see for 2015-16 Season

Posted by amato on 18 June 2015 - 08:02 AM

This article suggests Keith Yandle being traded out of new york.... wonder what it would take to acquire him? 


 His cap hit is extremely cap friendly due to the coyotes keeping half of it but he's a free agent after next season. 




#2617562 Brendan Smith re-signed 2 yrs $2.75 mill AAV

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 30 June 2015 - 03:49 PM

Please include sources when posting about signings and trades. 




Pierre LeBrun ‏@Real_ESPNLeBrun  34m

Brendan Smith two year deal with Red Wings at $2.75 M aav

#2618560 Red Wings sign D Mike Green (3-years, $18-million)

Posted by haroldsnepsts on 01 July 2015 - 08:26 PM


You don't need to go to forums to see what is obvious.  Green sucks at D, he was a 3rd pairing D-man on the Caps, he was awful against the Rangers, he had two points in 14 games in the playoffs...he had two power play points in the last 2.5 months of the season and his play in general was pretty miserable towards the latter part of the season.  


I just don't see why everyone sees this as an absolute slam dunk deal.


I don't think it's a slam dunk deal.  I've never been much of a Green fan but this defense desperately needs someone who can move the puck and be a threat offensively.  Even if he was a 3rd pairing d-man who played miserably towards the latter part of the last season, Green still put up more points than any Red Wings defenseman.  He also had more goals than any Red Wings defenseman. 


Even with his defensive shortcomings Green will hopefully help keep the Wings from getting pinned in their own zone for so long, in the way that Rafalski's long bomb outlet passes used to keep the other team's forecheck honest.  And a right hander on the point who can actually fire a slapshot should definitely help.  The Wings apparently plan to pair him with Dekeyser, who Babcock called the eraser because of how he fixed his partners mistakes.  Hopefully that will help.


But Green is also injury prone.  Or his production might drop, and if he's not producing then it's certainly not worth his downsides. 


It's not so much that Green is a slam dunk as it is the defense so desperately needs what he hopefully would provide.



Ansar Khan ‏@AnsarKhanMLive  3h

Holland said plan is to pair Green with DeKeyser.

#2618443 Wings sign Brad Richards 1 yr, $3 million

Posted by rick zombo on 01 July 2015 - 05:08 PM

In typical LGWs fashion, the thread about the Richards signing has more pages than the Mike Green one.