Last year, I had a nice design for these so the GDT's didn't look like crap, and I took time putting in some relevant stats to make it informative. The Blues played like crap. I stopped making them, and the Blues quit playing like crap. Coincidence? I think not.
So ... there's no reason not to have GDT's, but someone here will have to volunteer to come up with a spiffy-looking design for it. It doesn't have to be incredibly gaudy like I've seen on other forums, just something that lets everyone know what's going on and answers some questions we'll get asked 137,000,002 times. If anyone is interested, we'll audition and find one that brings the Blues the best luck looks pretty nice.
No more missing the playoffs, folks. No more excuses, no more pining for the past, no more "Christ, another 81 games of this crap?" this year.
As the Blues have said all summer, whatever it takes - and yes, I'll be up Thursday night watching. First time in 2 years I've been able to see the team play, and I'm not missing it.
EDIT: I'll throw in a little info, from JR's blog.
-- Perron is a healthy scratch; Cajanek was returned to Peoria, and Mike Johnson's contract wasn't approved by the NHL in time for him to play tonight.
-- Walker is a healthy scratch
Legace in net, Toivonen backs up.
"You better get to livin', because dying's a pain in the ass." - Frank Sinatra
"Was hoping you were gone for good....." - mm6492
Last edited by Irish Blues: 10-04-2007 at 05:53 PM.
Well Irish, I'd like to help, but they stole my internet access at work so I won't have the time. Guess I'll just be lurking on 'em and dropping my $.02 here and there. But in the spirit of things, and I suppose its a bit early, but here's my call:
Blues 4, Coyotes 3 (shootout) in a game that shouldn't be this close,
Perron isn't going to play. Murray doesn't want to put too much pressure on him or overexpose him.
That's a mistake, IMO. The Habs did that with Doug Wickenheiser when they played the Blackhawds because of the uproar over them not picking Denis Savard. I don't think Doug took that too well. If you're going to keep the kid, then play him right off the bat. Don't give them a chance to think too much. If they don't perform when you play them, send them down to the minors or junior until they get it, then call them back up. It's not rocket science. There are enough fourth-line scrubs out there to fill up the seats in the press box, you shouldn't be scratching forwards with top-six potential.
I'll try to dig the modem and such from the Bunker where I'm in the process of setting up my office so I can participate in the GDT; between it, friends here and a bag of ice, I'll be able to enjoy the game.