HFBoards

Go Back   HFBoards > NHL Western Conference > Pacific Division > Anaheim Ducks
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2
Notices

That wasn`t all, Ed

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old
04-23-2013, 03:07 AM
  #451
Paul4587
Registered User
 
Paul4587's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 13,920
vCash: 500
Good game and it's awesome to win the division. Man Edmonton sucks though. Aside from Hall (who I'd take over Etem and Palmieri btw) and Smid they're pretty much an AHL team.

Paul4587 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 04:18 AM
  #452
Lord Flashheart
Squadron Commander
 
Lord Flashheart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Bananaland crapital
Country: Croatia
Posts: 3,670
vCash: 500
http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=6...d=nhl:topheads

No.13 after today's win?

Lord Flashheart is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 04:24 AM
  #453
mightyquack
Rekordtorschütze!
 
mightyquack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Perth, WA
Country: Germany
Posts: 17,363
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Flashheart View Post
How is Montreal ranked 7th....?

mightyquack is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 04:30 AM
  #454
Kalvinators
Mindholm!!!!
 
Kalvinators's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Latvia
Country: Latvia
Posts: 8,409
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Flashheart View Post
We dropped 4 in a row, and now earned 2 wins against bottom feeder playing without their top center.

I really don`t think we deserve higher at the moment. Yes, we clinched 2nd seed, but that is thanks to that stretch where we were constantly #1 and #2 in those rankings.

Kalvinators is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 04:36 AM
  #455
mightyquack
Rekordtorschütze!
 
mightyquack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Perth, WA
Country: Germany
Posts: 17,363
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kalvinators View Post
We dropped 4 in a row, and now earned 2 wins against bottom feeder playing without their top center.

I really don`t think we deserve higher at the moment. Yes, we clinched 2nd seed, but that is thanks to that stretch where we were constantly #1 and #2 in those rankings.
Montreal has a worse recent record and worse overall record and are 7th.

mightyquack is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 04:48 AM
  #456
Kalvinators
Mindholm!!!!
 
Kalvinators's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Latvia
Country: Latvia
Posts: 8,409
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by mightyquack View Post
Montreal has a worse recent record and worse overall record and are 7th.
But did you saw their fanbase?

Ok, well, they are clearly too high, compared with us, but 13th place for us seems ok. Again, other teams are getting something else than us. NHL 14 cover situation anyone?

Kalvinators is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 05:06 AM
  #457
Kalvinators
Mindholm!!!!
 
Kalvinators's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Latvia
Country: Latvia
Posts: 8,409
vCash: 500
I love you nhl.com






PS
Check out ''ANA-EDM Analysis''
They mix up Schultzs too and later Sami Vatinanen scores a goal

Kalvinators is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 06:07 AM
  #458
Stephen23
Registered User
 
Stephen23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Halifax, NS
Country: Canada
Posts: 1,257
vCash: 500
Hey guys, just wanted to say congrats on winning the division. Also thought it was amusing how on night one you eliminated the Oilers (Schultz), and on night two you defeat the Oilers (Schultz) to win your division. Karma at its finest.

Stephen23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 06:32 AM
  #459
Getz2perry
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 2,957
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ducks DVM View Post
Anyone else feel like Vatanen is giving himself an opportunity to be considered a Calder favorite next year if he can stick? (Which he looks to be as an excellent complement to Allen, although I'm withholding full judgement until after I see him against Vancouver and a big team like the Kings/Blues)
Well there will be some studs going for the calder next year, some young guys already drafted making their debutes + a good portion of the top 10 in next years draft may be in the nhl.


If vatanen stays with the big club i can see him having some pretty nice numbers playing on the first PP unit with Getz Perry Fowler Bonino, that unit has looked amazing every time they've been out together. Fowler roaming around the offensive zone, with getz patients and puck control, boninos puck retrieval and ability to just be in the right spots at all times, and perrys front net/board presence is great, now add vatanens ability to shoot. He seems(so far) to always jump in at right right time for lose pucks and does a good job of getting in the way of the clears. Im very excited about vatanen... maybe eenok was right

Getz2perry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 08:30 AM
  #460
JtotheLew
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Country: Canada
Posts: 638
vCash: 500
LOL @ Comparing any of our young guys to Hall... Hall is an absolute beast..just look at his point totals for his age this season and who he plays with and the argument is over. Can't believe anyone would argue otherwise.

On the subject of Vatanen he has looked awesome at times the past couple of games and I think he's going to be a top tier offensive Dman in years to come, but at times he worried me the past couple of games, it just looks like he panics with the puck at moments and is gripping his stick a bit tightly. It seems every game a little less but I think he has a long ways to go in getting to the point where we really see Vatanens true style, and that is understandable, I also think Bruce is the guy to bring that out and make him feel at home so I'm excited.

Can/will he play for us in the playoffs? Not 100% sure how I feel about that.

JtotheLew is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 08:59 AM
  #461
Kalvinators
Mindholm!!!!
 
Kalvinators's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Latvia
Country: Latvia
Posts: 8,409
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by JtotheLew View Post
Can/will he play for us in the playoffs? Not 100% sure how I feel about that.
Why not? Especially if PP struggles, he could get a game or two

Kalvinators is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 10:19 AM
  #462
snowave
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Wydaho
Posts: 375
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ducks DVM View Post
This. The whole team shows up again, the last ever Pacific Division belongs to Anaheim, the Ducks clinch the #2 seed in the West, and THIS is the discussion?
I was gonna come on here and give out free hugs last night, but my internet was down.

Congrats Ducks.. nice to see you guys skating again...

snowave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 01:13 PM
  #463
Nikko*
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 1,291
vCash: 500
Watching this game on my DVR I can't help but think the Oilers are tanking at this point. I know we out hustled and hit them but some of these reads by their defenseman were SO bad that I'm having trouble believing them. It's not like they were undressed by our forwards, it's the fact that they just didn't pick up guys stationed in front of the net. Several instances of this. Either way it is pretty pathetic.

PS Shultz looks like a Whitney 2.0.

Nikko* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 01:14 PM
  #464
snarktacular
Moderator
Ducks tank is on!
 
snarktacular's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 16,362
vCash: 50
Tin foil hat time, but I wonder if one factor of Souray missing these two games has to do with not wanting to be booed? He had some not nice comments about that organization. Probably unlikely, but something that could have had some influence.

snarktacular is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 01:34 PM
  #465
bumperkisser
Registered User
 
bumperkisser's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Country: Canada
Posts: 8,863
vCash: 70
Quote:
Originally Posted by snarktacular View Post
Tin foil hat time, but I wonder if one factor of Souray missing these two games has to do with not wanting to be booed? He had some not nice comments about that organization. Probably unlikely, but something that could have had some influence.
reading too much into it i think. BB said lower body injury

bumperkisser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 01:52 PM
  #466
Eddie Shack
RIP KevFist
 
Eddie Shack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Anaheim, CA
Country: United States
Posts: 7,259
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by snarktacular View Post
Tin foil hat time, but I wonder if one factor of Souray missing these two games has to do with not wanting to be booed? He had some not nice comments about that organization. Probably unlikely, but something that could have had some influence.
Considering how the Oilers have been performing and how the fans are booing their own team they might see Souray as somewhat of a "tell it like it is" good guy who escaped.

If I recall, Souray only bad mouthed management, never the team. The Oilers tried to paint him as a locker room cancer which has never been supported anywhere he has been.

Eddie Shack is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 01:56 PM
  #467
Lord Flashheart
Squadron Commander
 
Lord Flashheart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Bananaland crapital
Country: Croatia
Posts: 3,670
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by mightyquack View Post
How is Montreal ranked 7th....?
Sexy teams are sexey.

Lord Flashheart is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 02:00 PM
  #468
Selanne138
Registered User
 
Selanne138's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 3,479
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by bumperkisser View Post
reading too much into it i think. BB said lower body injury
Everyone seems to be scratched these days with the ole vague "lower body injury". Except last time Souray was scratched for "age". I think typical maintenance/slightly dinged up is all.

Selanne138 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 02:06 PM
  #469
Kalvinators
Mindholm!!!!
 
Kalvinators's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Latvia
Country: Latvia
Posts: 8,409
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Selanne138 View Post
Everyone seems to be scratched these days with the ole vague "lower body injury". Except last time Souray was scratched for "age". I think typical maintenance/slightly dinged up is all.
Or maybe Boner is doing too much around locker room?

Kalvinators is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 02:49 PM
  #470
snarktacular
Moderator
Ducks tank is on!
 
snarktacular's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 16,362
vCash: 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eddie Shack View Post
Considering how the Oilers have been performing and how the fans are booing their own team they might see Souray as somewhat of a "tell it like it is" good guy who escaped.

If I recall, Souray only bad mouthed management, never the team. The Oilers tried to paint him as a locker room cancer which has never been supported anywhere he has been.
Well his comments were not toward players, but they were against like coaching, GM, doctors. So that's pretty much the entire organization.

It is true though about how the team is performing now. But there may also be resentment about the whole playing in the minors for 5 million thing.

snarktacular is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 03:01 PM
  #471
Eddie Shack
RIP KevFist
 
Eddie Shack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Anaheim, CA
Country: United States
Posts: 7,259
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by snarktacular View Post
Well his comments were not toward players, but they were against like coaching, GM, doctors. So that's pretty much the entire organization.

It is true though about how the team is performing now. But there may also be resentment about the whole playing in the minors for 5 million thing.
Not to pick nits but I would kind of lump anybody who isn't a player into "management". Perhaps in hindsight he might have regretted saying some things. But in general I think the fans are just as disgusted with "management" as he was, although for different reasons. I think he might have actually gotten cheered in EDM.


Last edited by Eddie Shack: 04-23-2013 at 05:48 PM. Reason: spellin'
Eddie Shack is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
04-23-2013, 05:36 PM
  #472
Gibsons Finest
Beast
 
Gibsons Finest's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Saskatoon/Brandon
Country: Canada
Posts: 18,352
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by snarktacular View Post
Tin foil hat time, but I wonder if one factor of Souray missing these two games has to do with not wanting to be booed? He had some not nice comments about that organization. Probably unlikely, but something that could have had some influence.
Well, he played there twice last year, so unless it really got to him then or something, I really doubt it.

Gibsons Finest is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

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 03:38 PM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"
Contact Us - HFBoards - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Use - Advertise - Top - AdChoices

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. ©2014 All Rights Reserved.