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#2639648 Bigger nets ?

Posted by greenrebellion on 27 November 2015 - 02:24 PM

Why doesn't anyone understand that increasing rink size decreases scoring. It has been shown to lead to more perimeter play and fewer scoring chances.

#2638800 11/21 GDT : Red Wings at St. Louis Blues, 8:00 EST

Posted by greenrebellion on 21 November 2015 - 10:47 PM

Pulk is pretty much one dimensional, but 4 on 3 in OT would be his dimension!

#2638790 11/21 GDT : Red Wings at St. Louis Blues, 8:00 EST

Posted by greenrebellion on 21 November 2015 - 10:45 PM

Holy Jumpin'

#2638537 Jurco on Conditioning Assignment in GRs

Posted by greenrebellion on 20 November 2015 - 10:16 PM

Not really true. A game here and there, but not plenty of time.


Nope, look at his linemate times last season.

#2636672 Abby Signs 7-year, 29.75 mil Extension

Posted by greenrebellion on 12 November 2015 - 05:41 PM

Holland has lost his marbles. 30 million in guaranteed money is absurd for a one time 20 goal scorer who will be on the wrong side of 30 for most of his contract.

Between this, Weiss, kindl, green and E... This guy really just doesn't have the touch anymore. This team is incredibly bloated with wasted salary.

#2618523 Red Wings sign D Mike Green (3-years, $18-million)

Posted by greenrebellion on 01 July 2015 - 07:20 PM

Reading the Caps forums, they are generally thrilled to be rid of the guy.  His offense was non-existant in the playoffs...14 games, 2 points.


He's way past his prime, injuries have significantly derailed his natural abilities and his defense is subpar (and that's being nice).  


Only time will tell if this works out, but the more I look at it the more I dislike it....especially because we already have a glut of defensemen.


My biggest surprise with this deal is how the near unanimous response of the signing on these boards is VERY positive.  This is FAR from a slam dunk deal, and very well could be a disaster from day 1 as with Weiss.

#2617946 Free agents this off season

Posted by greenrebellion on 01 July 2015 - 12:12 PM

No interest in green unless we are moving some guys out. We have way too many D as it is.

#2617378 Holland doesn't expect to be busy this offseason

Posted by greenrebellion on 29 June 2015 - 08:44 PM

I am fine with standing pat this off-season as well.  Give the kids the playing time.

#2607249 All Purpose Grand Rapids Griffins Thread

Posted by greenrebellion on 11 May 2015 - 07:36 PM

Ya but only one assist which is pretty depressing


Ya, all he ever does is shoot so its not surprising!

#2604900 Who is the coach next season?

Posted by greenrebellion on 30 April 2015 - 08:12 AM

Without Babcock this season, we miss the playoffs imo.  Team's outperform their true talent when Babcock is coaching.  Wouldn't be surprised if the Wings streak ended next season without him.

#2602565 ECQF Game 6 GDT : Lightning 5 at Red Wings 2 - Series Tied 3-3

Posted by greenrebellion on 28 April 2015 - 06:15 AM

People really blaming mrazek? He is the only reason we are playing a game 7.

#2601918 ECQF Game 6 GDT : Lightning 5 at Red Wings 2 - Series Tied 3-3

Posted by greenrebellion on 27 April 2015 - 07:13 PM

Hasek in net?

#2601173 ECQF Game 5 GDT : Red Wings 4, at Lightning 0 (DET leads series, 3-2)

Posted by greenrebellion on 26 April 2015 - 08:37 AM

On paper I think TB is a better team, but there is that veteran determination that guys like Dats, Z and Kronwall always display.  Plus I think Babcock is dominating in the coaching department.

#2599257 ECQF Game 4 GDT : Lightning 3 at Red Wings 2 (OT) - Series Tied 2-2

Posted by greenrebellion on 23 April 2015 - 07:44 PM

Welcome to Uncle Garrys New NHL


God I hope you guys aren't serious.  This has been a very well officiated game so far.  Wings have been sloppy and undisciplined at times and it has cost them.  

#2598232 ECQF Game 3 GDT : Lightning 0 at Red Wings 3 - DET Leads series 2-1

Posted by greenrebellion on 22 April 2015 - 09:35 AM

While the game was MUCH closer than the score indicates, I'll be the first to admit that was by far our best game since before the deadline. 


Agreed, the Lightning hit several posts and missed one or two open nets that I recall.  Game could've gone either way, but if we continue to play like we did today, at least we give ourselves a chance to win each game.