HFBoards

Go Back   HFBoards > NHL Eastern Conference > Atlantic Division > Detroit Red Wings
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2
Notices

Game 1 | Detroit Red Wings @ St. Louis Blues | 8:00 PM EST | FSD (HD)

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old
01-19-2013, 11:00 PM
  #801
sarcastro
Registered User
 
sarcastro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 13,060
vCash: 165
Quote:
Originally Posted by nik jr View Post
F's sucked ass, too, but taking only 14 shots is partly the d-men's fault. they could barely get out of the defensive zone, and looked confused generally. plus teams generally lose morale and play worse when they're losing 4-0.
I think the D completed more passes to the Blues than to their own forwards. CC almost looked like he forgot which team he signed with.

Even more cheery news:

Here's the cream of the under-35 2013 UFA defense class:

Hainsey
Regehr
Whitney
Leopold
White
Smid

That's it, folks. And I suspect the Oilers will extend Smid before he hits the market.

sarcastro is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:05 PM
  #802
ScottyBowman
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Detroit
Country: United States
Posts: 2,291
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by sarcastro View Post
I think the D completed more passes to the Blues than to their own forwards. CC almost looked like he forgot which team he signed with.

Even more cheery news:

Here's the cream of the under-35 2013 UFA defense class:

Hainsey
Regehr
Whitney
Leopold
White
Smid

That's it, folks. And I suspect the Oilers will extend Smid before he hits the market.
We also learned last summer that the Red Wings aren't the hot destination anymore. Their is no guarantee we can sign a big name free agent without overpaying drastically. This team can only be rebuilt through the draft and trades and Holland only trades #1 picks, not players.

ScottyBowman is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:08 PM
  #803
MVPete96
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Michigan
Country: United States
Posts: 106
vCash: 500
Is there a link to babcock post game presser anywhere

MVPete96 is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:11 PM
  #804
sarcastro
Registered User
 
sarcastro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 13,060
vCash: 165
Quote:
Originally Posted by ScottyBowman View Post
We also learned last summer that the Red Wings aren't the hot destination anymore. Their is no guarantee we can sign a big name free agent without overpaying drastically. This team can only be rebuilt through the draft and trades and Holland only trades #1 picks, not players.
I kinda hope none of those guys I mentioned think Detroit is a hot destination. I wouldn't want the Wings throwing big money at any of them. Reminds me of the summer of Wisniewski - he did the Wings a huge favor by picking Columbus.

It might be a while before the Wings have a good defense again. And they probably will have to build it themselves rather than buying it off the shelf.

sarcastro is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:17 PM
  #805
DatsyukToZetterberg
Alligator!
 
DatsyukToZetterberg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Newfoundland
Country: Canada
Posts: 4,630
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by sarcastro View Post
I kinda hope none of those guys I mentioned think Detroit is a hot destination. I wouldn't want the Wings throwing big money at any of them. Reminds me of the summer of Wisniewski - he did the Wings a huge favor by picking Columbus.

It might be a while before the Wings have a good defense again. And they probably will have to build it themselves rather than buying it off the shelf.
On the bright side we have some potential top end guys coming up, thought the only guy that may be ready in a season or 2 is Ouellet. We've got 4 or 5+ guys that could all potential be top 4 guys & that's before we pick Seth Jones this draft.

DatsyukToZetterberg is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:19 PM
  #806
sarcastro
Registered User
 
sarcastro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 13,060
vCash: 165
Quote:
Originally Posted by DatsyukToZetterberg View Post
On the bright side we have some potential top end guys coming up, thought the only guy that may be ready in a season or 2 is Ouellet. We've got 4 or 5+ guys that could all potential be top 4 guys & that's before we pick Seth Jones this draft.
And a terrible season from the defense would help save millions on Jimmy's contract extension...

sarcastro is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:21 PM
  #807
DatsyukToZetterberg
Alligator!
 
DatsyukToZetterberg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Newfoundland
Country: Canada
Posts: 4,630
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by sarcastro View Post
And a terrible season from the defense would help save millions on Jimmy's contract extension...
It's all part of Ken Holland's master plan, once we save money on the Smith, Nyquist & Howard contracts we can use all of the extra cap space to bid for the services of ... Nobody!

DatsyukToZetterberg is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:24 PM
  #808
Jurky
Rotting in purgatory
 
Jurky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Country: Canada
Posts: 4,109
vCash: 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by DatsyukToZetterberg View Post
It's all part of Ken Holland's master plan, once we save money on the Smith, Nyquist & Howard contracts we can use all of the extra cap space to bid for the services of ... Nobody!
I've been hearing good things about this "cap space" guy, potential Hart winner

Jurky is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:26 PM
  #809
Bob Probert Owns You
Registered User
 
Bob Probert Owns You's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States
Posts: 6,485
vCash: 500
Send a message via AIM to Bob Probert Owns You
The alcohol isn't helping. I'm out of ideas. And Johnny Walker Black.

__________________
Bob Probert Owns You is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:28 PM
  #810
RedWingsNow*
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Ann Arbor
Country: Canada
Posts: 23,340
vCash: 500
"They were better than us from start to finish," coach Mike Babcock said. "They were quicker, more competitive around the puck. We gave them goals. I can think of four goals that were just gifts."

RedWingsNow* is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:29 PM
  #811
RedWingsNow*
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Ann Arbor
Country: Canada
Posts: 23,340
vCash: 500
"Well, obviously it was not the start we wanted," forward Henrik Zetterberg said. "I can't pinpoint just one thing.

"We didn't have the puck that much, and when we had the puck, we didn't shoot."

RedWingsNow* is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:38 PM
  #812
Giroux tha Damaja
Registered User
 
Giroux tha Damaja's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Mount Holly, NJ
Country: United States
Posts: 9,247
vCash: 500
Send a message via AIM to Giroux tha Damaja
So, I live in Philadelphia and I didn't get a chance to watch the game. I have Ian White on my fantasy team based on his performance last year. Is he likely to get first pairing minutes or power play time this year or should I start looking for alternatives? Thanks for any info.

Giroux tha Damaja is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:41 PM
  #813
ExJbeck
Registered User
 
ExJbeck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,408
vCash: 500
I was wondering if someone would please post a link to your guy's postgame interviews, I'm not sure where to find them. Good luck with the rest of the season and I feel terrible that Carla Colaiacovo is on your team.

ExJbeck is offline  
Old
01-19-2013, 11:50 PM
  #814
smurfyeah19
Registered User
 
smurfyeah19's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 584
vCash: 500
Just got home from the MSU bball and game watched it on DVR. That was one of the worst Red Wing performances I've ever seen. Yikes I feel like a Leafs fan

smurfyeah19 is offline  
Old
01-20-2013, 12:04 AM
  #815
nik jr
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Country: Congo-Kinshasa
Posts: 10,798
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Giroux tha Damaja View Post
So, I live in Philadelphia and I didn't get a chance to watch the game. I have Ian White on my fantasy team based on his performance last year. Is he likely to get first pairing minutes or power play time this year or should I start looking for alternatives? Thanks for any info.
hard to say at this point

DRW sucked so incredibly badly that there will almost certainly be changes in lines and pairings and roles.

i don't expect white to play on 1st pair or 1st PP, but he might.

i would suggest a different player, b/c i don't think white will be able to replicate his performance of last season b/c he will not be playing with lidstrom, and doubly so if separate from datsyuk.

Quote:
Originally Posted by AP27Blues View Post
I was wondering if someone would please post a link to your guy's postgame interviews, I'm not sure where to find them. Good luck with the rest of the season and I feel terrible that Carla Colaiacovo is on your team.
should be available here later:

http://video.redwings.nhl.com/videocenter/


best of luck to your team, but they seem not to need much. they looked even better than last season. STL should have a very bright future.


Last edited by nik jr: 01-20-2013 at 12:09 AM.
nik jr is offline  
Old
01-20-2013, 12:06 AM
  #816
HTT3*
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Posts: 2,055
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by AP27Blues View Post
I was wondering if someone would please post a link to your guy's postgame interviews, I'm not sure where to find them. Good luck with the rest of the season and I feel terrible that Carla Colaiacovo is on your team.
Meh, Wings just injected 8 new players and a new Assistant Coach and didn't get a training camp (like no one else). The difference is St.Louis Blues has virtually the same team they had last year and same coaching staff... they played together before.

Wings players need to gel, and gel quickly!

HTT3* is offline  
Old
01-20-2013, 12:17 AM
  #817
Brick Top
eeeehhhhhhhhhhh
 
Brick Top's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Grand Rapids
Posts: 1,816
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Giroux tha Damaja View Post
So, I live in Philadelphia and I didn't get a chance to watch the game. I have Ian White on my fantasy team based on his performance last year. Is he likely to get first pairing minutes or power play time this year or should I start looking for alternatives? Thanks for any info.
Time to look for alternatives, dude, and the quicker the better before people realize White won't be putting up the numbers sans Lidstrom.

And props for your fantastic username- I control the mic like Fidel Castro.

Brick Top is offline  
Old
01-20-2013, 12:21 AM
  #818
Crymson
Fire Holland
 
Crymson's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 3,668
vCash: 500
It's the first game of the season, these guys have not played NHL hockey in nine months, and there has been significant personnel turnover. The wrinkles will take some time to iron out.

Those of you who have concluded, based on this single game, that the season is over should consider quitting immediately. I'd tell you to go root for another team, but I don't think any team would want you as a fan.

Crymson is offline  
Old
01-20-2013, 12:28 AM
  #819
Eternal Sunshine
 
Eternal Sunshine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Ottawa
Country: Somalia
Posts: 26,405
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by HTT3 View Post
Meh, Wings just injected 8 new players and a new Assistant Coach and didn't get a training camp (like no one else). The difference is St.Louis Blues has virtually the same team they had last year and same coaching staff... they played together before.

Wings players need to gel, and gel quickly!
8? fyiwuefiuwfgyi

Eternal Sunshine is offline  
Old
01-20-2013, 12:29 AM
  #820
TheMoreYouKnow
Registered User
 
TheMoreYouKnow's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Eire
Posts: 10,783
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by ScottyBowman View Post
We also learned last summer that the Red Wings aren't the hot destination anymore. Their is no guarantee we can sign a big name free agent without overpaying drastically. This team can only be rebuilt through the draft and trades and Holland only trades #1 picks, not players.
This is kind of the Wings' worldview in a nutshell isn't it? Either the Wings are a "hot destination" and get a discount or it's an overpayment. No such thing as a "market price" that you just have to pay to compete.

TheMoreYouKnow is offline  
Old
01-20-2013, 12:31 AM
  #821
HTT3*
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Posts: 2,055
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eternal Sunshine View Post
8? fyiwuefiuwfgyi
smith
mursak
quincy
brunner
cc
monster
tootoo
sammy

Am I missing anyone?

HTT3* is offline  
Old
01-20-2013, 12:38 AM
  #822
Sadekuuro
Registered User
 
Sadekuuro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Seattle
Posts: 4,957
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brick Top View Post
Also amusing to see Mickey in full Wing-homer mode, including saying that Franzen was one guy who could match Backes physically. Priceless!
It's nice to know I'm not the only one who thought that was funny

Sadekuuro is offline  
Old
01-20-2013, 01:09 AM
  #823
Eternal Sunshine
 
Eternal Sunshine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Ottawa
Country: Somalia
Posts: 26,405
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by HTT3 View Post
smith
mursak
quincy
brunner
cc
monster
tootoo
sammy

Am I missing anyone?
I wouldn't really lump Mursak or Quincey in that group, and even Samuelsson is a stretch as he has played here under the same coach within the last few years, but hey if it makes you feel better go for it!

Eternal Sunshine is offline  
Old
01-20-2013, 02:01 AM
  #824
Frk It
Crap Space
 
Frk It's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States
Posts: 19,294
vCash: 500
It makes a lot of sense why Babcock reached out to Lidstrom to see if he would be interested in a 48 game season... He knew exactly what he was getting himself into with this D.

Frk It is online now  
Old
01-20-2013, 02:05 AM
  #825
Fugu
Administrator
HFBoards
 
Fugu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: ϶(o)ϵ
Posts: 35,637
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Frk It View Post
It makes a lot of sense why Babcock reached out to Lidstrom to see if he would be interested in a 48 game season... He knew exactly what he was getting himself into with this D.

Heck, I knew what they had with that D. Problem is, I don't have Nick's phone number, nor any other way to influence him.

Fugu is offline  
Closed Thread

Forum Jump


Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:18 PM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2016 All Rights Reserved.