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In Topic: Around The League - Eastern Conference Playoff Race

30 March 2014 - 03:30 PM

Isn't it inter division play for the first two rounds? I think we have to play Boston either way.

 

No because it's possible two teams from our division are the wildcard (i.e. Wings and Leafs) or that the Wings finish in the last wildcard spot. Wings will get the Penguins if they finish in the 2nd wildcard because the best team in the East gets the worst wildcard regardless of division. In theory the Wings could come out of the Metropolitan Division to meet the Atlantic Division winner in the East Conference Final.

 

I believe the BoG wants to address this next year so that teams stay in their divsion if possible (i.e. if it's not two wildcard teams from the same division).


In Topic: Around The League - Eastern Conference Playoff Race

23 March 2014 - 09:39 AM

I don't get why so many people were going for the Habs last night?.. So short sighted in my opinion, I'd prefer to look at the bigger picture.

With the Habs winning in regulation it put them six points ahead of us and the Leafs just one point ahead of us with two games in hand on both. So, yes it made it much easier to pass one team but we could potential pass both teams and lock up a top three spot in the division.

If the Leafs had won in regulation it would have put them three points ahead of us and the Habs four points ahead of us with two games in hand on both. Both teams would be within reach, we would just have to continue playing well, which I believe we will.

Even if we pass Toronto we are still in a wild card spot, I would much prefer be in a fight for one of those guaranteed top three spots. Just my opinion....

 

The bottom line is that the Habs winning increases the Wings chances of the playoffs, that's the most important thing, getting in the top 3 has been a long shot for a while now


In Topic: Legwand to Detroit for Eaves, Jarnkrok + cond 3rd/2nd

05 March 2014 - 04:31 PM

3rd becomes a 2nd if the Wings make the playoffs according to Khan


In Topic: 1/22 GDT : Blackhawks 4 at Red Wings 5 (SO)

22 January 2014 - 10:45 PM

Holy crap, fast and furious. And yay to the patented guaranteed loser point.

 

A term that's always annoyed me; it's the winning team that get's the extra point not the losing team. There were always points for ties.

 

(A 3 point for a regulation win system is almost certainly coming though)


In Topic: Pierre McGuire's past that NBC doesn't want you to know about

29 July 2013 - 01:31 PM

I'll trust NBC in 2013, the fact that he was the runner up for the Wild GM job a couple years ago, and the fact that TSN jumped at the opportunity to bring him back for their draft show this year as a greater judge of character than an article from 1994 which isn't even that incriminating: He wanted to win, hated losing, was confident in his ability, and was disliked by some players and personalities in the organization. WOAH