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#2685981 Dan Cleary Gets Training Camp Tryout

Posted by Hockeytown0001 on 17 September 2016 - 03:09 AM


#2685974 Dan Cleary Gets Training Camp Tryout

Posted by Gordie Howe hat trick on 16 September 2016 - 11:46 PM

Oh for Christ's sake.

#2685299 Mrazek's "Farewell to the Joe" Mask for 2016/2017

Posted by Jedi on 01 September 2016 - 09:19 AM

Saw this from the Red Wings facebook page, and thought I'd post it here. Newsworthy enough since we're in the offseason doldrums...






(Because Mrazek hates and/or loves puppies)

#2684840 What Are You Playing?

Posted by Jedi on 15 August 2016 - 03:49 PM

Back to Destiny for The Taken King expansion. They made this game so much better on so many levels with this update, i'm hooked right back in.

The Taken King update was terrific, no doubt. However, the April Update (known lovingly as the Taken Spring) is where the game REALLY hit it's mark.  (I've played Destiny pretty much exclusively since launch/vanilla, so I can easily say the game is at a point where it's the best it's ever been).

The April Update eliminated the "Double RNG" for gear drops in the raid, and other end-game content.  Previously, you had the first RNG, which was even getting a drop at all.  Then the 2nd RNG kicked in, which was what light level the gear dropped at.  You could get gear drops that were well below your light level, which caused many players to stop grinding to get to the light cap.


NOW, any piece of legendary equipment dropped in the raid/end-game is guaranteed to be no lower than your current light level, and can max out at something like 5 points above.  So there's constant progress towards your goals.


I really wish you were on PS4.  I'd be glad to run any of the raids or Iron Banner with you.


Oh, and Rise of Iron is out in a little over a month.  Things will only get better then.  New missions, raid, strikes, gear, and (what I'm MOST excited for) the ability to choose what type of reward you get from faction level up packages!  Woohoo!

#2684377 Tattoo Ideas

Posted by NerveDamage on 03 August 2016 - 08:33 AM


#2684064 Mrazek avoids arbitration... signs 2 year deal

Posted by NerveDamage on 27 July 2016 - 02:00 PM

KH this morning... 


#2684019 Mrazek avoids arbitration... signs 2 year deal

Posted by HockeytownRules19 on 27 July 2016 - 10:04 AM

Mrazek has signed a two year deal. $3.85 and $4.15


Very respectable deal!


#2683842 Another new Wings Fan is on the way!

Posted by Jedi on 25 July 2016 - 04:36 PM

Rosemary Grace was born at 9:10am this morning, 8lbs 8oz and 20 inches long. She's absolutely perfect.

Mommy and baby are both doing well!



#2683462 Shea Weber for Pernal Karl Subban

Posted by kickazz on 18 July 2016 - 11:44 PM

This guy will probably help this small market team grow some more. 


Preds really were the winners in this trade. For both on-ice and off-ice reasons.

#2683013 Tyler Bertuzzi goal.. Savage lol

Posted by HadThomasVokounOnFortSt on 12 July 2016 - 05:15 PM

Did anyone mention this? Haven't been on in couple days so wasn't sure. Could be slashing but refs choice from what I been reading.


#2683082 Pulkkinen re-signs with a 1 year deal

Posted by NerveDamage on 13 July 2016 - 02:03 PM


UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today re-signed RW Teemu Pokémon to a one-year contract: http://redwn.gs/29RCxMX


Amazing tweet lol


inspired by FlashyG, here's my first gif ;)

#2682698 Should any of #91, #13, #40, #30 be retired? Poll/Discussion

Posted by kickazz on 09 July 2016 - 11:39 AM

Lol at Z & Pav and not Feds/Osgood

It's a legitimate option because Z and D played entire careers as Red Wings while Feds and Osgood did not. It's not singling them out, it's a categorical option. Some people value whether or not a player dedicated his entire career to the franchise. 

#2682670 Official 2016 Detroit Red Wings Offseason Thread

Posted by Echolalia on 08 July 2016 - 07:08 PM

You have to have a Facebook account and like their page to be able to see it.

theres nothing about that I "like"

#2682077 Who do you have as the top 5 Wings of all time..

Posted by kickazz on 03 July 2016 - 01:42 PM

On topic..my list is as follows. 


1) Howe

2) Yzerman

3) Lidstrom

4) Sawchuk

5) Datsyuk


I'm torn between Datsyuk and Fedorov, I think I give Dats the edge for having the more complete all around game, but it's a difficult choice. 


I don't think it's that close between them to be honest. I think Dats just has the "WoW" factor because of his dangles. Truly Fedorov was the best player in the league for a good 2-3 years. 


Feds was a 50 goal scorer, had more than 10 game winning goals in so many seasons. He also had 31 short handed goals! (holy crap) And the fact that Bowman was able to put Fedorov on defense (where he did really well)  truly shows how good he was as a two way player. Also I think there was a time when Fedorov was one of the best faceoff guys in the league as well. 


Not to mention Fedorov was the fastest hockey player in the world for a long time. A lot of these factors are something Dats lacked imo. 


I think if there's any player that I've witnessed as the most complete player, my vote would go to Fedorov. However I'd rank Yzerman before him simply because Stevie was a better playoff performer. Which at the end of the day.. is what matters most. 

#2681512 Official 2016 Detroit Red Wings Offseason Thread

Posted by SwedeLundin77 on 01 July 2016 - 02:15 PM

Preview of the 2016/17 season:


Nielsen to Zetterberg to Nyquist.

Back to Zetterberg, over to Nielsen.

Fakes the shot, passes back to Nyquist.

He waits... passes it to Zetterberg.