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#2644414 12/26 GDT : Red Wings at Nashville Predators, 8:00 EST

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 26 December 2015 - 10:59 PM

First with games in hand! Who'd have guessed that then ? Way to go boys


#2642211 2015-16 Grand Rapids Griffins

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 11 December 2015 - 05:55 AM

Cleary is getting 3rd line minutes, time on the penalty kill and no power-play time, exactly the way he should be being utilized. He started out playing on a line with Zengerle and Campbell but has recently been playing with Nosek and Bertuzzi. He hasn't been playing great by any stretch but hasn't played nearly as bad as some people would make it seem. It blows my mind how much people want to hate on Dan Cleary, I just don't get it... He has a goal and three assists in 13 games, which really isn't that awful for a 36 year old that has had some major injury issues over the past few years. So why not s*** on Hoggan? A guy that is the same age, the captain of the team, and has one goal and zero assist in 19 games, and is a -3 compared to Cleary's -1... Cleary is down there for one reason, and that is to help "coach" all these kids, and from everything I've heard, he is doing just that.


Cleary is an NHL vet with over 1000 games to his name and 400+ points. He should not even be in the minors, he should have retired gracefully and maybe gone down to Van Andel as a member of the coaching staff off the ice. No one is dissing him just the way that the whole saga was dealt with be Kenny and Cleary.


#2641508 2015-16 Grand Rapids Griffins

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 07 December 2015 - 05:25 AM

13 games 1+3 -1 2Pim you make your own conclusions on how he's doing. Big presence in the locker room thou eh!


#2632375 Roster Moves by the Wings

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 23 October 2015 - 05:12 AM

Well I think we should get the PP sorted let alone the pk, it's been good dam awful. We now have two legit rh shooters from the point in green and pulks yet Blash didnt use a left and right combo on the pp versus the Oil. Lets get the pp units set and stick at it.


#2631790 Artemi Panarin

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 18 October 2015 - 04:03 AM

well, looks like i should become a scout!!. the kid has made a great start to his NHL career.




#2630911 Roster Moves by the Wings

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 15 October 2015 - 08:15 AM

So what's with the Chara rumours were hearing over here? Boston looking to move him as they re build. What's he now 38 ?


#2629088 10/9 GDT : @ Red Wings 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 0

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 09 October 2015 - 01:33 PM

Just want to wish the boys all the best for the home opener tonight. Ill be working the night shift here in England, but will be listening to the game live in a room with Bruins and Flames fans who are rather quiet after their teams start ! LGRW.


#2623235 Red Wings Sign D Robbie Russo

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 17 August 2015 - 08:22 AM

With 7 one way D in Detroit, and now 11 D in Grand Rapids it sure seems like some deal is on the cards whichever way you look at it. I know some will be going down to Toledo, but it bodes well for the future. I believe we have 5 rh on the D in GRs so I really think Blash will won't one of those in Detroit to go with Greens rh shot. But who ?


#2619196 Things you would like to see for 2015-16 Season

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 06 July 2015 - 10:58 AM

The Detroit Red Wings were among the teams interested in unrestricted free agent defenseman Johnny Oduya.

According to two separate sources, the Red Wings reached out to Oduya last week, but the veteran blueliner appears set on returning to the Chicago Blackhawks.

 

Meanwhile, Wings GM Ken Holland is believed to be exploring the trade market for a second- or third-line forward.

He could go after one of the remaining unrestricted free agent forwards, if he can sign one at an affordable rate.

 

taken from the TFP, if this is the case youve gotta believe Kenny has something else up his sleeve that may make

us all sit up and take note.




#2619070 Depth chart for RW/Griffins

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 05 July 2015 - 11:19 AM

If a deal is in the pipeline for bringing in a #1/2 D you can bet your house O or Marchy will be in that deal. The day Big E and Q are our 3rd pairing is the day we'll be a legit contender, until then it is what it is.


#2618252 Free agents this off season

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 01 July 2015 - 03:32 PM

gotta be a trade in the pipeline with the log jam we have now, if Kenny pulls off a deal for a legit top pairing guy 

this will be one of the best July 1st weve had in years




#2614545 Things you would like to see for 2015-16 Season

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 15 June 2015 - 05:27 PM

Try and move up the draft to get Hanifin,Werenski or Provorov would be a good move.


#2610020 Things you would like to see for 2015-16 Season

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 25 May 2015 - 08:32 AM

Callahan Ferraro Bertuzzi the next grind line?


#2606968 Dylan Larkin on Team USA for World Cup

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 10 May 2015 - 09:53 AM

Larkin looks a very smooth skating 200' 2 way centre, havent seen much of him but am taking in todays Slovenia game and so far he's been on against Kopitar's line for most of the first period. 




#2600393 2015 Round 1 Photoshop War: Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by Andy Pred 48 on 25 April 2015 - 04:33 PM

good luck boys, keep it tight and hit em on the break