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#2499150 3/22 GDT : Red Wings 3 at Wild 2

Posted by HockeytownRules19 on 22 March 2014 - 03:19 PM

That's a bad call... but it is not as bad as I thought




#2486407 Official 2014 Olympic Hockey Thread (Admin warning #316)

Posted by Ekmanc on 23 February 2014 - 11:43 AM

Could care less if NHL players don't play in the Olympics again.

 

Unless the games are in North America, you can't watch any of them live without quitting your job.  And the primetime evening coverage doesn't show re-runs of hockey.  They only had one channel showing the evening coverage when most people have returned from their workdays. 

 

One the bright side, I got to see plenty of figure skating and women in khaki pants doing stupid stunts on a snowboard.  :sleepy:

 

 
Channels? you have heard of the internet right?  :P



#2474244 1/18 GDT: Kings 2 @ Red Wings 3 (Shootout)

Posted by darkmanx on 18 January 2014 - 11:05 PM

The more I think about it, the more perfect this win is.

 

- Richards being the big tough guy, scoring a goal and trying to start something with our goalie...and then being the final shooter in the shootout.

 

- Kronner's redemption. That penalty was total bulls***. Only right that he should get the equalizer a few seconds later, and on the PP. (We scored a PP goal!)

 

- Tats getting to salute his father against the Kings a second time, this time at home.

 

- Our refusal to take any s*** from one of the bigger, better teams in the league.

 

- Howard getting right up in Quick's grill, telling him he wants the starting job in Sochi.

 

- Scoring three goals! We scored three goals! (Sort of!)

 

 

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#2432013 Pierre McGuire's past that NBC doesn't want you to know about

Posted by Nightfall on 30 July 2013 - 08:12 PM

 

He's not respected by the players, even today. I think that says it all. 

 

http://www.themontre...pierre-mcguire/

 

He is more respected than you think.


 

Uh...OK.  That statements not hypocritical at all, lol.  Who here would even care if he had a drug problem in his past.  I'd probably rather someone who used to have a drug problem than someone who used to be (and may still be)  a complete nut and threw temper tantrums all the time.

 

Only hypocritical if you actually believe it.  I am just saying that I would at least understand if people hated Mcguire if he did those things.  Personally, I don't give a crap.  Its easy to judge people and I don't spend time doing that.




#2432001 Pierre McGuire's past that NBC doesn't want you to know about

Posted by Behind Enemy Lines in CO on 30 July 2013 - 06:09 PM

SI posted this linkthis morning. Apparently someone dug this up, and its making the rounds online. I know this was quite a while ago....but I'm shocked that Pierre is still in hockey after things like this. I guess NBC didn't take the time to vet him, or they just didn't care. Apologies to anyone who already knew this, but this has some gems that I couldn't pass up:

 

 

 

 

 

 

You could probably post this same info on many coaches.  For some reason, Patrick Roy comes to mind.




#2431809 Pierre McGuire's past that NBC doesn't want you to know about

Posted by Crymson on 29 July 2013 - 12:37 PM

 

I'm not saying I love the guy (Milbury), but hitting a fan with a shoe is totally awesome... even awesomer if the 'victim' was getting beat with his own shoe.

 

 

A professional athlete losing his temper like an infant and entering the stands to fight spectators is not "totally awesome." I believe the term you're looking for is, instead, "completely inexcusable."




#2430377 Alfredsson and the #11

Posted by The Axe on 16 July 2013 - 03:05 PM

Babcock has petitioned for the Red Wings to retire Cleary's #11 permanently.


#2427917 Wings sign Alfredsson to 1-year, $3.5m deal (+$2m bonuses)

Posted by 10 Minute Misconduct on 06 July 2013 - 03:22 AM

 

Vancouver? Nah. 

 

Vancouver destroys any market in the US.




#2426543 Wings sign Alfredsson to 1-year, $3.5m deal (+$2m bonuses)

Posted by redhasek2013 on 05 July 2013 - 11:11 AM

This is Awesome what a Great Singing by our Great GM Ken Holland!!!! Welcome D. Alfredsson to the Detorit Red Wings!!!!!! : ) 




#2426490 Wings sign Alfredsson to 1-year, $3.5m deal (+$2m bonuses)

Posted by Crymson on 05 July 2013 - 10:48 AM

I don't see the downside here.




#2423227 Blackhawks Letter of Appreciation

Posted by Playmaker on 28 June 2013 - 09:00 PM

The Chicago Stronger thing wasn't even original. A Toronto fan held a sign at the Maple Leafs game during the game that said "Toronto Stronger". I didn't think it was all that big of a deal.


#2423110 Blackhawks Letter of Appreciation

Posted by Travis on 28 June 2013 - 01:20 PM

Not pictured: Corey Crawford's version that congratulates the ******* Bruins on *******playing their ****** **** off throughout the entire ******* series.




#2420909 Ilitch reveals plan for new $450m, 18,000-seat Red Wings arena

Posted by Hockeytown0001 on 19 June 2013 - 08:57 PM

Why are people worried about being further away from the ice? There isn't a bad seat at JLA, even at the very top. I've sat in dozens of spots there, from the 5th row from the ice to the absolute last row in the building. All sight lines are perfect. If you're worried about being too far from the action, how do you explain a football stadium? 

 

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That's far higher up than any hockey arena. 




#2419900 Paul MacLean won the Jack Adams

Posted by Jedi on 14 June 2013 - 04:50 PM

Can't believe Quenneville was 2nd. More consideration for having a stacked roster than Babs ever got, even in 07-08/08-09.

The Mustachioed One deserved it, and I'm glad he won.


#2418118 Blessing in disguise?

Posted by wingslogo19 on 06 June 2013 - 09:20 AM

Very well said, I love the fact that the post was so positive!