All this bickering back and forth is really exhausting and redundant. I'm tired of both sides trying to make the other disappear just because they don't agree. Everybody's opinion is welcome, just don't try to force it down other people's throats. Also, if you are right about something there is no need to gloat about it.
Personally, I think both sides have very valid points. There is no need to stick your head in the sand and say everything is fine when it clearly isn't, however this club isn't as doomed as some seem to claim it is. I do think this season is over, but I also think this team has the potential to be great if DL and his system take a hike this summer.
Anyway, let's hope for a win today and take it from there.
Any major injuries on Kings? Montador and Toews are still out for Hawks but Hjalmarsson came back from his concussion
Only two I can think of is Parse and Gagne, both have already been out for an incredibly long time already.
Originally Posted by Blackhawkswincup
Live and Tony ,, Is your Avy part of some sorta theme with regard to King mods?
It is in support of Kings poster Legionnaire, who is hospitalized with pneumonia, was in critical condition on life support, but is now looking to make a recovery.
"It has not been a good day. I lost my glasses early this morning and I had to go buy a pair of 79 dollar reading glasses today. 79 bucks. You can literally get them at Costco, three-for-20." - Darryl Sutter's response to going up 2-0 in the series.
Do you think any of us don't want the Kings to win tonight? Do you really think that?
Yep ... maybe not you ... but yes there are those that certainly do act and write with such a style that only seem to be here to cheer for yet another Kings loss and it seemingly makes them happier to say 'see I was right the Kings suck' than to ever actaully post anything positive are even constructive about how to make things better ... they if not leading the bandwagon are certainly on it to find the next whipping boy, or the next 'cool' player, coach, GM, owner to hate on. And if you don't think so too, then I don't think you're reading enough of the posts on here lately ... 15 pages worth of that crap in a PGT when we lose, and 4 or 5 pages worth of "atta boy's" when we win in a PGT ... maybe you've just become numb to it and don't notice it as much ?
And say we DO get your way ... say Lombardi is Fired and we get new management and coaching ... do you REALLY think they will keep the same team on the ice ? or will we have another 5 year rebuild plan from another GM that thinks he knows more about hockey than you've forgotten ? And yes that's a snipe at a certain Lombardi appologist, because I like you never thought Lombardi was as good a GM as some thought when they wanted to hire him, and if you look back I defended Dave Taylor more often than not, and think Taylor left this Organization in pretty decent shape, only to have Lombardi come in and say nope we need all new this and all new that, and it will take at least five years to complete.
I think the team on the ice is very good on paper, you can argue we're not as good as it would appear, or you can argue we're just having an unusually bad off year with just about everyone on the team underachieving for whatever reason, but as much as I didn't think Lombardi was the right guy for the job in the begining, I equally don't think it's time to throw the baby out with the bath water, I say as bad as it might be and even if we miss the playoffs completely, you HAVE to give this group at least one more year/season to either prove they are better than what has been shown to date, and that maybe this was just a fluke of a year.
Originally Posted by Herby
KINGS17, Duc620, JayGoKings, tantrum4, tonellisghost, LombardiTool, Puck U, kingsfan those are some of the biggest pro-DL guys on this board, so that shoots down your theory. The only heavily pro-DL guys who I see haven't voted in the poll are yourself and LBFF
PRO - Dean Lombardi ? ME ? seriously ? ... go back and read some of my older posts, I'm hardly in that group ... but I also don't think now is the right time to throw away 5-6 years worth of one rebuild only to start with another. We need to stick with Dean like it or not for at least one more season to honestly know and show if it's either just HIS ideas are flawed and we need to replace him, or if it was just a bad fluke of a season with too many guys under performing and team chemistry taking a hit with all the changes to the team over the year.