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In Topic: Confused on the direction of this team going forward

04 August 2014 - 08:25 PM

Because kronwall never was elite. Even with dat and z on the decline they still can play at that level it's just not what they use to be.

 

Again, though, the post said 'have' and 'is.'  It did not say 'had' and 'was.'

 

So, just for full clarification, please list the players on the Wings roster that you consider to be elite currently.


In Topic: Confused on the direction of this team going forward

03 August 2014 - 10:16 PM

They were yes. They were what Crosby and malkin are now(talent not the whining).

 

I'm not sure how whether or not they were is relevant to the conversation.  The post you challenged the usage of the word 'elite' in was specifically talking about the team currently and its players over the age of 31.  Datsyuk, Zetterberg, and Kronwall were mentioned as being 'elite,' and you took issue with that word being used with Kronwall (but took no issue on it when it came to Datsyuk and Zetterberg).

 

Am I to take your response of 'they were' to mean that they are not now, in your opinion, elite?  If so, why did you question/challenge the use of the word 'elite' in association with Kronwall, but not Datsyuk or Zetterberg..... since you do not believe they are elite, currently?


In Topic: Confused on the direction of this team going forward

03 August 2014 - 09:54 PM

To me elite is like top 2 or 3 at that position. Like goalies. Elite we had guys like Brodeur Roy and hasek now it's henrik and quick.

So to me kronwall is very good but not elite.

 

You didn't argue against Zetterberg and Dastyuk being elite, though... just Kronwall.  So, does that mean that you believe that they are the top 2 or 3 at that position?


In Topic: 2014 Offseason League Signings and Trades

01 July 2014 - 05:11 PM

Ansar Khan ‏@AnsarKhanMLive 56s

Ehrhoff obviously wanted to play in Pittsburgh because Wings never given opportunity to top that offer, which they would have.

 

 

Obviously...


In Topic: 2014 Offseason League Signings and Trades

01 July 2014 - 11:21 AM

 

The point was, that just because we didn't get a guy doesn't mean that we COULDN'T get a guy.  I don't know what Ehrhoff was thinking.  But I know it's a little premature to say "he obviously wanted to go to Pittsburgh", which is speculative.  One day ago he "obviously" wanted 5 years and 5 million too.  Nothing is definite, least of all Christian Ehrhoff's "obvious" intentions. 

 

Sure, no one can prove anything and it is technically speculation.  But, it seems pretty obvious and certainly a lot more likely than what you were suggesting.