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Ice Hockey

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by Stazy, Oct 22, 2006.

  1. DirtySouthGentleman

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    ive been playing hockey for about 15 years now, glad to see hockey getting some love of SF, but no talk of Detroit??

    i think they are gonna win the cup this year, mark my words!

    DSG
     
  2. ryoneo

    ryoneo Well-Known Member

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    ive been playing hockey for about 15 years now, glad to see hockey getting some love of SF, but no talk of Detroit??

    i think they are gonna win the cup this year, mark my words!

    DSG


    Not with their goaltending rotation. The Wing's defense hasn't been steady at all this season. It's going to be Washington and San Jose at the end.
     
  3. jaydc7

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    I think SJ is going to repeat what they did last year, and fizzle out in the playoffs. Detroit got KILLED by Nashville the other night 8-0.

    Also, the East is looking really good this year.
     
  4. Spatlese

    Spatlese Well-Known Member

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    It will be an interesting playoff season. I agree Detroit is at risk for the reasons ryoneo suggests (even though they're consistently my top team to watch). I also agree it's SJ to lose...and they may do just that.
     
  5. cheessus

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    The Caps are really pissing me off. Our last quarter schedule was supposed to be cake, where we could possibly overtake Boston in points and have an outside shot at even catching San Jose. But we play horrible defense and give up so many short handed goals that it boggles my mind. Not to mention, we get the dumbest penalties ever (and suck at PK).

    Beat Boston in Boston and then lost to FLA at home; Jesus H. Christ.

    I really hope the Caps and SJ make it to the finals. Oh my god I will go bananas out here.
     
  6. Casual

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    Said with the utmost respect for the goaltender who will shortly hold the all time records for wins and SO's, right? [​IMG]
    He must also hold the record for marrying sisters-in-law.
     
  7. ryoneo

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    The Flyers need to pick up a good defenseman at the deadline, or survival in the playoffs is not going to be possible. I think San Jose is the hungriest team. They lost early in the playoffs last year but added good pickups of experience and skill to help them through. To me, they have everything.
     
  8. Casual

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    The Flyers need to pick up a good defenseman at the deadline, or survival in the playoffs is not going to be possible.

    Jay Bouwmeester would be nice.
     
  9. ryoneo

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    Jay Bouwmeester would be nice.

    Ha, that's a long shot. We would have to give an arm and leg for him, plus sign him to a long multi-year contract. It would be nice tho. But I'm not sure of how much cap room we actually have to get him.
     
  10. RedScarf7

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    I'm pretty sure the Flyers have little to no cap room.

    I played in the Flames charity poker tournament on Wednesday. One of the coolest experiences I've been a part of. I've never been to an event where you can have beers with your favorite hockey players. Also, did a shot of tequila with Phanuef and Warner. Bertuzzi is one of the scariest mother fuckers I have ever seen. Very kind person, though. In addition to all the fun, the event raised over $400,000 for the flames Foundation!
     
  11. Casual

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    The Flyers have absolutely no cap room. They waived Metropolit and Vaananen so Briere could come back. Florida's GM was seen at the last two Flyers home games, there are lots of Bouwmeester rumors.
     
  12. sonick

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    What do philly fans think about Vannanen? I've been hearing good things as a solid hitting defensive 4th/5th D-man from the Vancouver media and fans.
     
  13. Casual

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    What do philly fans think about Vannanen? I've been hearing good things as a solid hitting defensive 4th/5th D-man from the Vancouver media and fans.

    A lot of people (including me) liked him. Vaananen played in our top d pair for about the first 50 games. A defensive defenseman with zero offense, but solid. He ended up on the Flyers coach's poo list for not being physical enough and eventually waived. I would much rather have kept him than a waste of space like Jones.
     
  14. ryoneo

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    The Flyers have absolutely no cap room. They waived Metropolit and Vaananen so Briere could come back. Florida's GM was seen at the last two Flyers home games, there are lots of Bouwmeester rumors.
    I absolutely do not like Briere, completely overrated IMO. The Flyers should have went after Gomez or Drury. They would have been a better fit for us. Plus, they are proven winners. The only dumb reason was to bring in Biron, who is just an average goalie.
     
  15. brlfvr

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    As a Blackhawks fan I really hope the Wings don't make it to the finals. It's a great hockey town but they've had their time. I know the hawks most likely won't make it to the finals but have been happy just to see the great strides made in the last two years. Next year may be are time. I agree that San Jose is the team to beat.
     
  16. jgold47

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    As a Blackhawks fan I really hope the Wings don't make it to the finals. It's a great hockey town but they've had their time. I know the hawks most likely won't make it to the finals but have been happy just to see the great strides made in the last two years. Next year may be are time. I agree that San Jose is the team to beat.

    damn. I hate the hawks, but I still would push them over anyone else in the west. Got to respect whats left of the Norris

    That said, unless the red wings do something drastic like shoot Osgood, I wont fully support them. I hated Osgood the first time they got rid of him and this last playoffs aside he generally has sucked as a goalie his whole life. I swear ever since the wings first got competitive back in the mid 90's goal tending was always the achilles heel until they got hasek. You cannot expect to win with a sub 90% save, I dont care what your GAA is.
     
  17. Spatlese

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    He must also hold the record for marrying sisters-in-law.

    Maybe a 'Marty Brodeur hat-trick' can be introduced for goalies: A shut-out, an assist, and marrying a sister-in-law.
     
  18. ryoneo

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    Maybe a 'Marty Brodeur hat-trick' can be introduced for goalies: A shut-out, an assist, and marrying a sister-in-law.

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Casual

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    I absolutely do not like Briere, completely overrated IMO. The Flyers should have went after Gomez or Drury. They would have been a better fit for us. Plus, they are proven winners. The only dumb reason was to bring in Biron, who is just an average goalie.

    I don't know about overrated. No one has more playoff points since the lockout. I'll be glad to see Biron (hopefully) go after this season.
     
  20. Casual

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    That said, unless the red wings do something drastic like shoot Osgood, I wont fully support them. I hated Osgood the first time they got rid of him and this last playoffs aside he generally has sucked as a goalie his whole life. I swear ever since the wings first got competitive back in the mid 90's goal tending was always the achilles heel until they got hasek. You cannot expect to win with a sub 90% save, I dont care what your GAA is.

    Hats off to Detroit for doing so well with a mediocre goalie.
     

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