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Will there be another NHL lockout this season?

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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby Serbia on Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:19 pm

Neoteny wrote:I'm seriously disappointed that the Wings did jackshit.


I'm disappointed, but not surprised. Trade Deadline Day used to be an event here in Detroit. The Wings were always wheeling and dealing. Among our previous acquisitions: Chris Chelios, Wendel Clark, Ulf Samuelsson, Larry Murphy, Todd Bertuzzi, Mathieu Schneider, Brad Stuart, Robert Lang... we were always picking someone up. Now? They're HOPING that Bertuzzi, Mikael Samuelsson, and Darren Helm come back from being injured all year to be their "deadline additions". It's quite disappointing.

BUT... I'm not surprised. The salary cap is going down next year. Detroit isn't a piece away from winning the Cup... they need several pieces. They're high on some of the young kids in their system, so they're being cautious in trading away pieces. I'm hoping they are active this offseason. Of course, I hoped that this past offseason too, and all they got was Jordan Tootoo (who I like, but he's a role player), Samuelsson (hurt) and Carlo Colaiacovo (hurt most of the year). They did sign Damien Brunner, who turned out to be better than expected, but he hit a major wall, not scoring in 16 games. They tried to sign Parise and Suter, but failed as they both went to Minnesota (for ridiculous contracts, I might add). We'll see if they can lure anyone to Hockeytown this time around.

Bollocks.
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby Army of GOD on Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:52 pm

Well that was the worst game of the season.
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby Gillipig on Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:36 pm

Serbia wrote:
Neoteny wrote:I'm seriously disappointed that the Wings did jackshit.


I'm disappointed, but not surprised. Trade Deadline Day used to be an event here in Detroit. The Wings were always wheeling and dealing. Among our previous acquisitions: Chris Chelios, Wendel Clark, Ulf Samuelsson, Larry Murphy, Todd Bertuzzi, Mathieu Schneider, Brad Stuart, Robert Lang... we were always picking someone up. Now? They're HOPING that Bertuzzi, Mikael Samuelsson, and Darren Helm come back from being injured all year to be their "deadline additions". It's quite disappointing.

BUT... I'm not surprised. The salary cap is going down next year. Detroit isn't a piece away from winning the Cup... they need several pieces. They're high on some of the young kids in their system, so they're being cautious in trading away pieces. I'm hoping they are active this offseason. Of course, I hoped that this past offseason too, and all they got was Jordan Tootoo (who I like, but he's a role player), Samuelsson (hurt) and Carlo Colaiacovo (hurt most of the year). They did sign Damien Brunner, who turned out to be better than expected, but he hit a major wall, not scoring in 16 games. They tried to sign Parise and Suter, but failed as they both went to Minnesota (for ridiculous contracts, I might add). We'll see if they can lure anyone to Hockeytown this time around.

Bollocks.

Now that your wheels are gone you can't deal anymore ;).
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby Army of GOD on Thu Apr 04, 2013 5:04 pm

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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby whitestazn88 on Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:44 pm

Don't know how much I like the Caps trade from yesterday (Filip Forsberg for Martin Erat and a prospect). I don't know enough about Forsberg, but the concensus around me was that he was too good to trade. We'll see how Erat plays. They seem to be turning it around at the right time, Green just scored a goal, and I think that gives him a goal in 4 straight games, which is nice. I hope the Erat trade is enough to push us into the playoffs, and maybe get us to the East Conference Finals.
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby Timminz on Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:53 pm

Leafs picked up Ryan O'Byrne for a fourth round pick.

That's right, nothing for nobody.
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby Army of GOD on Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:56 pm

Timminz wrote: nothing for nobody.


nobody's contract is more null than nothing's
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby denominator on Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:04 pm

One day after honouring Steve Sullivan for his 1000th game played, the Coyotes trade him for a 7th round pick.
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby sempaispellcheck on Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:13 pm

Army of GOD wrote:Well that was the worst game of the season.

I was at the Garden. You should have heard the fans - acting like they'd just won the Cup.
The game was awful. We were playing Rangers hockey: dump, pretend to chase, give away.
Rangers' new boys looked good, though, which also sucks, because it makes Sather look good.

Hopefully Jussi gives us a bit of a spark, and we can do better tonight.
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby oVo on Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:24 pm

Three points out of a playoff spot the Stars front office says "they haven't given up on the season," yet send Jagr --their high scorer-- to Boston.
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby Army of GOD on Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:46 pm

sempaispellcheck wrote:
Army of GOD wrote:Well that was the worst game of the season.

I was at the Garden. You should have heard the fans - acting like they'd just won the Cup.
The game was awful. We were playing Rangers hockey: dump, pretend to chase, give away.
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Hopefully Jussi gives us a bit of a spark, and we can do better tonight.
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Weird to think about it but our defense has been really shaky since the loss of Martin and Crosby.
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby Serbia on Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:03 pm

denominator wrote:One day after honouring Steve Sullivan for his 1000th game played, the Coyotes trade him for a 7th round pick.


Didn't know that - priceless!

Bollocks.
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby sempaispellcheck on Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:19 pm

Army of GOD wrote:
sempaispellcheck wrote:
Army of GOD wrote:Well that was the worst game of the season.

I was at the Garden. You should have heard the fans - acting like they'd just won the Cup.
The game was awful. We were playing Rangers hockey: dump, pretend to chase, give away.
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Hopefully Jussi gives us a bit of a spark, and we can do better tonight.
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Weird to think about it but our defense has been really shaky since the loss of Martin and Crosby.

It's not that weird when you consider that Letang's been out for a while, too.
It's amazing that we were able to win 15 straight games even with the injuries we had.

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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby Timminz on Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:02 pm

denominator wrote:One day after honouring Steve Sullivan for his 1000th game played, the Coyotes trade him for a 7th round pick.


Is that better or worse than the flames trying to sell their entire line-up?
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Re: NHL Lockout?

Postby Serbia on Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:04 am

Datsyuk is fucking incredible! 2 goals last night in Denver, along with the winner with seconds left in OT. He does things with the puck that no one else in the league is capable of.

The Wings may just win enough to keep their playoff streak alive, but unless they're able to move up to the 6 spot, they'll definitely be 1-and-done.

Bollocks.
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