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Abby and DeKeyser are probably both longshots.
And there seems to be a lot of competition in net this year for you guys.
1 year, 6 months ago on Wings Trio Invited to US Camp
Stupid penalties are always the hardest ones to kill off. You can't spear somebody and not expect a penalty. You can't crosscheck somebody in the back 4-5 times and not expect a penalty. You can't fail to clear the puck on the PK over and over again and not expect to be scored on.
This game really looked like game 1. The Wings got outplayed. Plain and simple.
Babs better work his home ice mojo on Monday.
1 year, 8 months ago on Red Wings Playoff Recap 5.25.2013
I think the goal where the puck was lodged on the side of the net was certainly preventable by Howard.
But he's playing so well, he's stopping every first shot that he's in position for. You can't ask for much more from a goalie.
1 year, 8 months ago on In Defense of... Howard?
@Reddy Kahn(!) said on the radio he thinks they're trying to keep Brunner from getting burned out. He's not used to the grind of the NHL. *shrug*
1 year, 10 months ago on Gameday Movie Poster - The Pianist (And That Other Guy)
Haha this is so good, Ken Holland needs to see this.
1 year, 10 months ago on 3.15.12 - Why So Serious?
You guys need all the help you can get... j/k
My world wasn't the same when both hockey and NOHS were locked out.
1 year, 11 months ago on Welcoming A New Member to NOHS
I like that the central has become so competitive.
I'm just glad I have Hank on my fantasy team :p
1 year, 12 months ago on Nightmare on Helm Street
I'd forgotten how much I miss the Todd-Ber-Tuzzi chant.
This is a different red Wings team than we've been seeing so far this season.
Getting Helm and Bert back and separating Hank and Pav made a big difference.
2 years ago on Wild vs Red Wings Recap: 1.25.2013
I want Helm back :(
Ken and Mick said Friday?
2 years ago on Stars vs Red Wings Recap 1.22.2013
@moorecha Daddy always said there are two ways to get on the highlight reel.
2 years ago on Blown Out: Detroit - 0 St. Louis - 6
@JOHNxJOHN haha DBZ line.
2 years ago on Nightmare on Helm Street
Nobody plays the game like Pavel. We're lucky enough to watch him every night, but the NHL is where he belongs.
2 years ago on Lockouts Make People Fear Russians
Understandable. This strike has made me realize how much I don't need the NHL to enjoy hockey. I'm over it.
Please keep blogging when the boys lace em up again.
2 years, 1 month ago on Closing Up Shop - Locked Out On Helm Street
...we kill the Bettman.
2 years, 3 months ago on Bringing The Hate - Gary Bettman's Very Own Movie Poster
@Reddy Agreed, it's silly to see the owners as villains and the players as the heroes. The players don't have the fans' interests in mind any more than the owners do.
So long as somebody is will to pay "$14,000 for a ticket" you can bet somebody will sell that ticket.
2 years, 4 months ago on Today's the Day
"The Goal" by Steve Yzerman is still shown on those TSN top 10 lists for playoff/overtime goals.
Ken Kal and Paul Woods are great on the radio but there's no beating Mickey Redmond.
2 years, 5 months ago on The Essentials - Detroit Red Wing Edition | August
I skipped NHL 12 as well.
I'm following the trend of alternating years.
It seems like every second year they come out with a new engine/component and they follow it with a more polished product the year after.
2 years, 5 months ago on NHL 13 Ratings - Guess Who's On Top | August
Not playing 60 minutes of hockey. That's a paddlin'.
2 years, 9 months ago on That's a Paddlin' | April
He'll get something. Probably 2 games.
2 years, 10 months ago on Qunicey Shanabanned? | March
Yeah, I'd be lying if I said I wasn't worried.
2 years, 10 months ago on How Bad Is Lidstrom Really Hurt? | March
Premature Celebration by me.
I swear it hasn't happened before.
2 years, 11 months ago on Red Wings Recap 2.23.2012 | February
He'll probably make it through.
But I wonder if a team like the Lightning would take him?
2 years, 11 months ago on Intent To Know: Conklin Waived - Joey Mac To Stay | February
Yeah, I think it'd be tough for Kenny to go out and pick up somebody that wouldn't upset the apple cart.
2 years, 11 months ago on This Team Is Something Special | February
The last 20 minutes were entertaining. Even if we lost.
Bertuzzi can bring it when he has to.
Helmer needs to get new gloves.
Commodore is literally fighting for a spot on the roster.
2 years, 11 months ago on Red Wings vs Oilers Recap 2.4.2012 | February
He's been outstanding this season.
All hail James Tiberius Howard III.
3 years ago on What We Do In Life Echoes In Eternity | January
I'm in Canada but this is still quite a big deal. SOPA would set a precedent for nations picking and choosing what should and shouldn't be seen on the internet.
Watch this video if you don't know anything about SOPA/PIPA
3 years ago on SOPA: NOHS Killer | January
@Josh Howard haha add another.
3 years ago on Gameday Movie Poster & Open Post: Dirty Bert | January
Listening to the game on the radio. Reminds me of riding in the car with my dad.
Ken Kal and Paul Woods are so good.
Leino had that awesome playoff run with the Flyers and cashed in with Buffalo.
3 years ago on Detroit vs Buffalo: Break out the blue cheese cause these Wings are on fire | January
Somebody needs to punch eddie oljdyck.
3 years ago on Highlighting the Highlights: GWG vs Some Amateurs | January
Eastern teams hated it because of travel. Western teams got shanked in the playoffs. It's too radical. Go to something like the old 2 conference 4 division layout we had before this.
Divisionize it yourself: Here's mine.
3 years ago on Kronwall's Reasoning For NHLPA's Rejection - I Agree | January
Helm always plays well when the rest of the team is blah.
Well tonight the team was blah and we didn't have Helm.
James Tiberius Howard made some pretty clutch saves tonight. But he did get beat pretty cleanly by that Seabrook onetimer.
Bertuzzi always gets points when he fights.
3 years ago on Red Wings vs Blackhawks Recap 12.30.11 | December
Conky doesn't get much goal support.
Wings don't score more than 2 goals when he's in net.
3 years, 1 month ago on Don't blame Conklin for Conklin being Conklin | December
10 straight wins at the Joe.
3 years, 1 month ago on Kings vs Red Wings Recap | December
Any time he gets hit he's gonna have that little nagging thought in the back of his head. And I hate the phrase "concussion-like symptoms." Either you have one or you don't.
3 years, 1 month ago on Home Video of Crosby Discovered | December
How is James T Howard a write in ballot?
If he continues to play like this he'll get in no matter how many votes he gets.
Fan ballots are only responsible for like 3 forwards, 2 defense, and a goalie.
3 years, 1 month ago on Vote for Jimmy Campaign is Working! | December
Woo, I picked up Flip on my fantasy team yesterday. Sadly he won't be in my lineup until Tuesday's game.
3 years, 1 month ago on Too Close for Missiles, I'm Switching to Guns. - Wings v. Jets Recap | December
The only new thing I like about the realignment is the schedule, but they could have changed that without this craziness.
I don't understand why both 7 team conferences are in the East. and why they didn't just put DET or CBJ into either of the eastern ones. Was it just to get the Eastern teams to agree?
The most logical way would be to give the 2 Western conferences the advantage and just chalk it up to travel disadvantage.
3 years, 1 month ago on The Elephant In the Room Regarding Realignment | December
Those original 6 teams have large markets. I guess the hope is that their fans show up even to road games. I could see it backfiring if those Florida teams constantly got trounced in their conference play.
3 years, 1 month ago on Board of Governors Approves Four-Conference Format | December
I'd like to go back to the old Campbell/Wales conferences and Norris, Smythe, Patrick, Adams, divisions.
I think they only had to move a few teams around and change the schedule, they didn't have to be so radical.
But whatever, the NHL is so gimmicky now anyways.
I couldn't resist:
3 years, 1 month ago on Happy Hudlers Excellent Adventure 2 | December
Everyone wants Detroit/Toronto: Norristalgia.@JOHNxJOHN
3 years, 1 month ago on 2013 Winter Classic - Detroit's? | November
Yeah, it took the Pens years of sucking to get their draft picks.
2003 1st: Fleury
2004 2nd: Malkin
2005 1st: Crosby
2006 2nd: Staal
But let's not forget Yzerman was a 4th overall pick.
3 years, 2 months ago on Pittsburgh! You Don't Say... | November
The guys who made the NHL schedule this year are on crack.
They have no games yesterday, but midday games today?
Not that I mean to rain on your Thanksgiving day parade.
3 years, 2 months ago on A Hate-Filled Thanksgiving | November
Stuart is 32. He's in the same boat as Z/Dangles/Mule.
But he's been hanging around Lidas, so who knows how long he'll be able to play.
I still think its funny they call the wings old. The Wings aren't any older or younger than they ever were. All the great Wings teams had average ages over 30. And what do you expect when you have guys playing their rookie year when they're 22, 23, 24?
3 years, 2 months ago on You Kiss Your Mama with that Article | November
Egh, the CBC had a special non-saturday Hockey Night in Canada.
Atleast I managed to get him into my Fantasy lineup in time.
3 years, 2 months ago on CROSBY RETURNED LAST NIGHT, HE PLAYED, HE ACTUALLY PLAYED | November
I was at the wings/ducks playoff game. I forgot just how late in the game Lidstrom got that goal.
I like the kickem segments. But it's probably best to use it after a win against bitter rivals.
3 years, 2 months ago on Kick 'Em When They're Down: Duck Season | November
Stuart obviously. He goes unnoticed alot of the time, good to see him net a couple tonight.
Huddles played the point pretty well on the PP tonight, as much as I dislike having him there. See Sharks SH goal for reason why.
3 years, 2 months ago on Howard Saves the Day | November
Yeah, when the team looks awful, usually Helm's still out there busting his ass and creating chances. He just needs to work on his ability to finish.
3 years, 2 months ago on Pavel Played Well. Who's Next? | November
Dear Mr Babcock:
Please put Smith on the powerplay.
3 years, 2 months ago on Highlighting the Lowlights: Powerless Power Play | November