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02-28-2013, 02:18 PM
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I have a confession to make...

I just received an offer that I for some reason accepted.. I'm going to the Lightning/Rangers game tonight. So it looks like I'm missing this one to wear my Stamkos gear at the Garden and root for the Rags to lose.. Yuck but whatever they're free and great seats.. I know, I know I deserved to be flogged for this!!

As long as you cheer hard for TB it's no problem. Free tickets to an NHL game... you take that every time!

And I am happy to see you aren't wearing your Isles gear. I actually call out rags fans at the Coliseum wearing rags gear ON THE SAME NIGHT the rags are playing elsewhere. It makes me laugh how these so called "fans" are at an Isles game while their team is playing at the same time. You get a pass because these are free tickets. I'm sure that isn't the case for all those fake rags fans I see every game at the coliseum.

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02-28-2013, 02:28 PM
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Everyone here that is saying that he will fight and thats it. Boulton can bring a lot more to the game then just fighting. If he is given a chance to play. When he was with Atlanta and played a regular shift two years ago he was the last guy in the NHL to register a minus in a game and that didnt come until January. He doesnt get a lot of goal but he can set them up and chips in every once in a while. Same thing last year in Jersey didnt play a regular shift or see the ice much. Doesnt matter who the player is if you sit him a lot during the game and when he does get a shift he isnt going to have his legs. If this coach rolled 4 lines i bet we would be winning more games. JT has got to be getting burnt out. Lower JT's ice time a bit and when you need that important goal he will have more gas in the tank instead of putting him out there every shift. Okposo was regarded by alot of people here as a good hockey player when i first joined this site. He has one good end to last year. He hasnt shown me or half the people on this board that he should be playing. Boulton or Ullstrom arent playing and one if not both should be in over him. Okposo has done nothing this year and honestly boulton and ullstrom give it more heart when they play.

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02-28-2013, 02:39 PM
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As long as you cheer hard for TB it's no problem. Free tickets to an NHL game... you take that every time!

And I am happy to see you aren't wearing your Isles gear. I actually call out rags fans at the Coliseum wearing rags gear ON THE SAME NIGHT the rags are playing elsewhere. It makes me laugh how these so called "fans" are at an Isles game while their team is playing at the same time. You get a pass because these are free tickets. I'm sure that isn't the case for all those fake rags fans I see every game at the coliseum.
There were a few Ranger fans at the Isles home opener and they really got hit with verbal abuses, including me and my friends giving them the ol' ******* chant.

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Hasn't happened but I just want to make it clear, don't bring Dipietro into this thread, leave it to his thread.

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02-28-2013, 02:42 PM
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And I am happy to see you aren't wearing your Isles gear. I actually call out rags fans at the Coliseum wearing rags gear ON THE SAME NIGHT the rags are playing elsewhere. It makes me laugh how these so called "fans" are at an Isles game while their team is playing at the same time. You get a pass because these are free tickets. I'm sure that isn't the case for all those fake rags fans I see every game at the coliseum.
I hate when people do that.. I don't know why it irritates me but it does! No reason to wear rangers gear at the coliseum if they aren't playing! If I goto MSG ill wear either an old school shirt whalers/nordiques/thrashers or try and find a shirt of who ever they're playing.

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02-28-2013, 02:43 PM
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If Ullstrom is going to be benched basically 3 out of every 4 games, shouldn't they just send him down to Bridgeport to work on what ever it is they don't like in his game rather then just having him waste away in the press box?
but then he wouldn't have access to all the great coaching and practices.

I'm with you. Ullstrom hasn't been great of late, after a nice start, but there's no point having him sit around. He would really help BP, who hasn't won in a long time, and the extra minutes will help his game and confidence. I'd waive Reasoner and play Ullstrom, because I have NO IDEA what Reasoner brings to this team that Ullstrom cannot.

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I have a confession to make...

I just received an offer that I for some reason accepted.. I'm going to the Lightning/Rangers game tonight. So it looks like I'm missing this one to wear my Stamkos gear at the Garden and root for the Rags to lose.. Yuck but whatever they're free and great seats.. I know, I know I deserved to be flogged for this!!

you'll see a fun game. Especially if Stammer scores a few goals and Torts loses it on the bench. Good times.

----- TONIGHT:
Nabby in goal

Moulson-JT-Boyes
Bailey - Nielsen - Okposo
Grabner - Cizikas - McDonald
Boulton- Reasoner- Martin

Hamonic - MacDonald
Visnovsky - Hickey
Streit - Finley

OUT: Martinek - Carkner (inj) - Ullstrom - Aucoin - Joensuu (inj)

Let's hope for great goaltending, power plays and maybe Grabs buries one of his three breakaways!

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02-28-2013, 02:45 PM
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I found some Islanders players trying to make the playoffs....

That Waiver wire will get you every time

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02-28-2013, 02:49 PM
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If anyone watched the Leafs/Habs last night and/or the last Leaf/Habs game knows why Boulton and Finley are in tonight. I would predict at least 3 fights tonight. Hopefully one of them is anyone pounding on Phaneuf. (Even if it's Capuano)

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02-28-2013, 02:51 PM
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Reasoner and Boulton...poor Matt Martin.

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02-28-2013, 03:15 PM
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Originally Posted by okie21
Capuano is just terribile. With the players in the lineup tonight, I think the lines should look like this:

Moulson-JT-Boyes
Grabner-Nielsen-Bailey
Martin-Cizikas-Mcdonald
Boulton-Reasoner-Okposo

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No Ullstrom?

I think Okie is Cappy's posting name.
Notcie I said that Cappy is terribile. I think Ullstrom should be in the lineup. I said with the llineup of players announced for tonights games, that those would be the lines I would like. Not that I like who is and isnt playing.

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02-28-2013, 04:04 PM
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I'm not too confident against the Islanders...but the games are always fun to watch, end to end action.

I just hate the fact that Moulson or Tavares always score against the Leafs and it's always a game tying or go ahead goal.

Good luck!

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02-28-2013, 04:27 PM
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Capuano is just terribile. With the players in the lineup tonight, I think the lines should look like this:

Moulson-JT-Boyes
Grabner-Nielsen-Bailey
Martin-Cizikas-Mcdonald
Boulton-Reasoner-Okposo



Notcie I said that Cappy is terribile. I think Ullstrom should be in the lineup. I said with the llineup of players announced for tonights games, that those would be the lines I would like. Not that I like who is and isnt playing.
Diversionary tactics! We all know it you Cappy!

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02-28-2013, 04:33 PM
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If we loose Im going to kill my fish named Isles....

EDIT: I was only kidding

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02-28-2013, 04:42 PM
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Maybe Thomas can start for us tonight.

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02-28-2013, 04:44 PM
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If we loose Im going to kill my fish named Isles....

EDIT: I was only kidding

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The islanders have 9 losses in February which ties the team record.. They gotta win to avoid setting a new low for this month!! Need to come out hungry and take this one!!!
I am now sure we will lose. Between letting in 50% of the first shots on net. Letting every rookie score their first career hat trick against us. Our worse home shutout ever. Worst February ever sounds like it fits.

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Another excellent GDT Truman. I think the GDT's are too good for this team.

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Diversionary tactics! We all know it you Cappy!
Come on man, I'm obviously not Jack Capuano, I don't type with a boston accent

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Just win!

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Orr is going to crush Boulton.....

I predict opening FO Fight

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Orr is going to crush Boulton.....

I predict opening FO Fight
you reasoning behind this.

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Honestly right now I prefer Cizikas and McDonald over Reasoner and Okposo for Grabs to play with. This won't affect his minutes anyway, it's not like he got plenty of them in the last couple of games. I agree with Ullstrom of course.
this may be the best line grabs has been on for a while. exchange mcdonald and ullstrom and i really like this line.

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