HFBoards

Go Back   HFBoards > NHL Western Conference > Pacific Division > Anaheim Ducks
Notices

Wjc 2012

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old
01-05-2013, 07:45 PM
  #451
Elvs
Registered User
 
Elvs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Pitea
Country: Sweden
Posts: 6,643
vCash: 500
Rakell wasn't bad, he was just not as good as expected. The fact that Ronnberg put him out there for a long, long shift when Sweden desperately tried to tie the game at the end should tell you something.

A WJC tournament is a short sample size, and I don't think you can write his whole season off as a dissappointment, especially if your not even watching the OHL. His teammates and former first rounders Tom Wilson (although a year younger) and Stefan Noesen aren't producing any better numbers.

Rakell was underwhelming but still had six assists in the tournament. Imagine if he was on his game...


Last edited by Elvs: 01-06-2013 at 05:20 AM.
Elvs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-05-2013, 08:01 PM
  #452
Paul4587
Registered User
 
Paul4587's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 13,851
vCash: 500
I don't understand how Forsberg made the tournament all star team. I did miss 2 of Sweden's games but in the games I saw he was constantly turning the puck over and making poor decisions.

Paul4587 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
01-05-2013, 10:01 PM
  #453
Vipers31
Moderator
Advanced Stagnostic
 
Vipers31's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Bergisch Gladbach
Country: Germany
Posts: 10,940
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by DisneyDucky View Post
You make some good points and of couse Im not saying you´re wrong. But if I should sum up my thoughts of the wjc, I would say it was a great team performance that lacked that "star-finish".
Just wanted to say I thought you were stating a fair argument as well. Expectations certainly are expected to be different between individuals, so I can't expect everyone to be entirely in line with me. But I'm happy that you can see what I meant.

Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckJet View Post
Anyone notice Rakell throw his stick at the end? Even if Trocheck missed that would've been an automatic goal. And he's the one that turned it over for the empty netter chance if I saw the highlights correctly.
Yeah, I saw that, and wasn't too happy with it. Then again, I have to remind myself what kind of situation he was in. He just gave up the puck to seal his country's fate in a world championship final - the amount of frustration tied to that is really hard to imagine. He obviously couldn't change everything, and it wasn't a smart thing to do in any way, but at that age, if that was the worst decision I made, I would be quite a bit further than I am today, I suppose. I can't blame him too much for that situation being overwhelming to him.

Vipers31 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-05-2013, 11:41 PM
  #454
bumperkisser
Registered User
 
bumperkisser's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Country: Canada
Posts: 8,762
vCash: 70
Quote:
Originally Posted by Paul4587 View Post
I don't understand how Forsberg made the tournament all star team. I did miss 2 of Sweden's games but in the games I saw he was constantly turning the puck over and making poor decisions.
I dont understand either.. its disgusting IMO.

bumperkisser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-06-2013, 12:36 AM
  #455
mmbt
Cheeky Monkey
 
mmbt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: California
Country: United States
Posts: 9,246
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Elvstrand View Post
Rakell was underwhelming but still had sex assists in the tournament.
Kinky.

mmbt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-06-2013, 01:11 AM
  #456
KEEROLE Vatanen
Failures Of Fenwick
 
KEEROLE Vatanen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 16,264
vCash: 500
So Gibson has dominated every level of competition, and he's still not good enough to be in HF's top 50 I think his accomplishments have surpassed Jack Campbells now

KEEROLE Vatanen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-06-2013, 03:09 AM
  #457
Sean Garrity
They call me Hampus
 
Sean Garrity's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: The Nut
Country: United States
Posts: 9,001
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Paul4587 View Post
I don't understand how Forsberg made the tournament all star team. I did miss 2 of Sweden's games but in the games I saw he was constantly turning the puck over and making poor decisions.
Quote:
Originally Posted by bumperkisser View Post
I dont understand either.. its disgusting IMO.
I think the voters felt like they had to put a Swedish forward on the all star team because they got silver.

Sean Garrity is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-06-2013, 05:00 AM
  #458
Exit Dose
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Cerritos, CA
Country: United States
Posts: 17,925
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sean Garrity View Post
I think the voters felt like they had to put a Swedish forward on the all star team because they got silver.
I'd still say that Lindholm or Arvidsson would be better choices.

Speaking of which, I liked Lindholm more than Barkov during this tournament.

Exit Dose is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
01-06-2013, 05:21 AM
  #459
Elvs
Registered User
 
Elvs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Pitea
Country: Sweden
Posts: 6,643
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by mmbt View Post
Kinky.
Haha! Oops. Six = sex in Swedish.

Elvs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-06-2013, 12:19 PM
  #460
DarthYenik
Registered User
 
DarthYenik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Orange County, CA
Country: United States
Posts: 5,105
vCash: 500
Wait, Grimaldi is from Rossmoor? He's a north Orange County kid? That plus Parros, I might be a Panthers fan.

DarthYenik is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
01-06-2013, 12:38 PM
  #461
Spicy Porkins
Porkins the White
 
Spicy Porkins's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: He is risen!
Posts: 8,126
vCash: 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by mmbt View Post
Kinky.
I guess Rakell is destined to be a wing(man).

Spicy Porkins is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-06-2013, 12:39 PM
  #462
Spicy Porkins
Porkins the White
 
Spicy Porkins's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: He is risen!
Posts: 8,126
vCash: 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by DarthYenik View Post
Wait, Grimaldi is from Rossmoor? He's a north Orange County kid? That plus Parros, I might be a Panthers fan.
I think the Panthers could be interesting this year.

Spicy Porkins is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-06-2013, 12:42 PM
  #463
DuckJet
#KESBAE
 
DuckJet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Funkytown
Country: Kazakhstan
Posts: 36,129
vCash: 69
Yeah. I remember rooting for him in the draft but I didn't want Anaheim to pick him dat size.

DuckJet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-07-2013, 09:23 PM
  #464
DuckJet
#KESBAE
 
DuckJet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Funkytown
Country: Kazakhstan
Posts: 36,129
vCash: 69


Gibson looks calm even when doing a team chant

DuckJet is offline   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 10:10 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.