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TMoore4075 03-03-2015 02:23 PM

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Can't imagine Babcock would want to walk into that cluster fuck of a situation in Toronto. PLEASE DON'T GO!

Rebecca De Mornay 03-03-2015 02:28 PM

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babcock is not going to toronto.

~Crashintome89~ 03-03-2015 02:29 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Rebecca De Mornay (Post 15849811)
why?

Sekera and Coburn both netted first rounders and players.

CBJ got a second rounder and two AHL'ers and had to throw in a pick of their own.
They were handcuffed by Wiz's no trade clause, he gave them a list of 10 teams who all either had cap issues or no need for an aging, overrated, offesnive minded defenseman.

That's because Sekera and Coburn are better players than Wiz.

I'm merely saying that getting Karlsson is a nice addition for the 'Bus. He's got talent.

~Crashintome89~ 03-03-2015 02:36 PM

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Babcock is coming to Philly.

TMoore4075 03-03-2015 02:37 PM

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I just hate the uncertainty. I know everyone is high on Blashill in Grand Rapids but a rookie coach taking over? I guess Babcock did with the Ducks. I remember hearing a story once, that when Babs was coaching the Cincinnati AHL team which was a joint minor league team for the Wings and Ducks, he met Ken Holland (in 2002) and said he was gonna be the next coach of the Wings after Scotty. Holland said "we don't hire first year coaches." One year later he was in Anaheim and swept the Wings and took the Ducks to within one win of the Cup....

fonzz41 03-03-2015 03:16 PM

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Loved Kessel sticking up for Phaneuf. That's like the most fire since he's shown since... ever.

lockman21 03-03-2015 03:16 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by hailtopitt (Post 15849511)
yea that's a bummer, he was having a nice season

does this make Letang the Norris front runner? i say yes

I think it's Shea Weber's Norris to lose.

hailtopitt 03-03-2015 03:18 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by lockman21 (Post 15850273)
I think it's Shea Weber's Norris to lose.

yea he's probably the front runner right now, but if Tanger keeps piling up points and playing solid defense, he'll have something to say about it

barbogast 03-03-2015 03:19 PM

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So Ted Leonsis, often praised as one of the best owners in sports, has just raised top tier season ticket prices by 250%. That is not a typo, two hundred and fifty percent. What was an $8,000/yr seat (~10 rows off the ice or closer) this season is now a whopping $20,000/yr for next season. What's worse, current STHers were not given any advance notice of the increase, they found out when the annual invoice email came.

As much as I love the Washington Capitals, I absolutely hate that crook. He's in it for the corporate fillers which is surely all that can afford to spend that kind of money. And let's keep one thing in mind here: we're talking about the CAPS. Not the Habs, not the Leafs, not the Wings, not the Hawks. The fucking Capitals. I'm unsure of exact prices for other clubs, but I cannot imagine even for the elite and always in demand franchises that they would be much higher if even this high at all. That breaks down to just under $500 A GAME. Again, for the Washington FUCKING Capitals. Absolutely insane, and a huge slap to many fans that have stuck with this dumpster of a franchise for DECADES. He should be ashamed of himself. But he's not. I hope everyone cancels and the seats stay empty.

hailtopitt 03-03-2015 03:21 PM

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:lol Capitals

jesus

fonzz41 03-03-2015 03:22 PM

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Weber absolutely deserves the Norris this year. Not to take away from the season many d-men are having (Letang included), there's just not a more complete defenseman in the NHL right now than Shea. And he's playing like it this year.

So sad to see Giordano go down. Love that guy.

barbogast 03-03-2015 03:24 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by hailtopitt (Post 15850287)
:lol Capitals

jesus

It's frustrating ya know, because as much as I really do love the team on the ice and want to see them succeed so badly, I would hate for Ted to get that satisfaction. He truly does not deserve it.

TMoore4075 03-03-2015 03:31 PM

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If it makes you feel better, I don't think they get out of the 2nd round(could lose in the 1st honestly), but that's me.

barbogast 03-03-2015 03:37 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by TMoore4075 (Post 15850310)
If it makes you feel better, I don't think they get out of the 2nd round(could lose in the 1st honestly), but that's me.

Well and they probably will.

But that makes it even worse, because while the team on the ice continues to be just simply above average but not truly elite most years, the ticket prices keep going up and up and up.

Again, I love the team and I want them to win above anything else, but if I was in a position to actually go to any hockey games (which I'm really not) I would have to think very carefully if I really want that piece of garbage making money off my hard earned buck. Fuck Leonsis, he's a dirtbag.

aeroshady 03-03-2015 03:55 PM

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Wow, that is ugly by the Caps organization. Sorry to hear that.

I remember the fans in Toronto flipping out because Toronto FC did close to the same after the team missed the playoffs again. Asking that much when the team has not one a title is insane.

TMoore4075 03-03-2015 04:00 PM

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So raised the top tier. What about the rest? He's trying to get the corporate people to buy those up. Huge money there. Wings have done that for a while. My tickets tomorrow are just ok and for two they cost me almost $150.

Toronto, they keep selling out so, they are gonna keep charging. Fans can throw jerseys all they want. That money was already spent by those fans on the sweater and the ticket.

Rebecca De Mornay 03-03-2015 04:03 PM

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ya im guessing the people who own the top tier seats are not indiviudals, it's corporate and an easy money grab for any organization.
i don't think that's such an awful crime.
also $8,000/yr for those seats seems pretty cheap compared to what I've seen in other arenas.
That's comporable to what CBJ charges for the glass seats and Columbus is a much smaller market with a much smaller fan base.

Brohan_Santana 03-03-2015 04:04 PM

Barbs you need to get your shit straight before you bitch. The price increase that your talking of only effects 2% of the overall capacity of seats. All they did was extend the VIP seats to include 2 more rows.

The price increase next year is only 3% excluding the VIP seats. And the Caps are working with those customers who were in those seats on finding them new seats on a one-on-one basis.


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barbogast 03-03-2015 04:16 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by TMoore4075 (Post 15850348)
So raised the top tier. What about the rest? He's trying to get the corporate people to buy those up. Huge money there. Wings have done that for a while. My tickets tomorrow are just ok and for two they cost me almost $150.

Toronto, they keep selling out so, they are gonna keep charging. Fans can throw jerseys all they want. That money was already spent by those fans on the sweater and the ticket.

I read on Washington Post that approximately 60% of the seats in the building will increase in prices next year. Only level I've seen exact figures for is the top tier.

I should clarify, I don't really have a problem with raising the prices. I have a problem with raising them by the amount he did. He's taken seats that already cost a lot of money away from the hands of regular people that have been in those seats for decades in some cases, and made it so only corporate sponsors can afford them. This is a team that is only a decade removed from the fire sale and less than a decade removed from being a last place team in the NHL. When was the last time the Red Wings finished in last place? These people that can't afford the seats anymore are the same people that bought season tickets back in the really bad days, back when there was a thing called the Eagle's Nest at the top of the building and you could buy 4 tickets for $20 (i.e. about ten years ago). And this is how Ted treats them. It's garbage, despicable garbage. There's now way around it.

Simple point is the Caps aren't the Wings or the Leafs, not even close. Toronto is and always will be the most in demand franchise. It's because they are in Toronto and nothing more. You can't really put a Canadian franchise in the same light as a team like the Caps. The Wings don't have bad seasons, they haven't for almost my entire life. There's a difference there. Verizon Center is littered with division title banners. That's all they got.

Raising the prices is fine, making them unaffordable to the people that have been in those seats through the dark days is not.

barbogast 03-03-2015 04:19 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Brohan_Santana (Post 15850360)
Barbs you need to get your shit straight before you bitch. The price increase that your talking of only effects 2% of the overall capacity of seats. All they did was extend the VIP seats to include 2 more rows.

The price increase next year is only 3% excluding the VIP seats. And the Caps are working with those customers who were in those seats on finding them new seats on a one-on-one basis.


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Does not change the fact that he's made it unaffordable for long term STHers to keep their seats. No matter how you spin it, that's a dirty move

barbogast 03-03-2015 04:22 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Rebecca De Mornay (Post 15850357)
ya im guessing the people who own the top tier seats are not indiviudals, it's corporate and an easy money grab for any organization.
i don't think that's such an awful crime.
also $8,000/yr for those seats seems pretty cheap compared to what I've seen in other arenas.
That's comporable to what CBJ charges for the glass seats and Columbus is a much smaller market with a much smaller fan base.

I know of several instances where they are in fact individuals, obviously I cannot account for every seat. But screwing over anyone who has forked out that kind of money for a minimal on ice return sucks

Brohan_Santana 03-03-2015 04:23 PM

It literally affects 300 seats. Poor STH have to move back one row.

All they did was extended the VIP area. This is a literal non-issue.

This is not a dick move and you are blasting Leonsis for no reason


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~Crashintome89~ 03-03-2015 04:24 PM

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yeah barbs, give the Caps a break. Do you know how many President's Trophies they've won?

barbogast 03-03-2015 04:25 PM

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Why should anyone want to move back any amount of rows?

barbogast 03-03-2015 04:30 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Brohan_Santana (Post 15850410)
It literally affects 300 seats. Poor STH have to move back one row.

All they did was extended the VIP area. This is a literal non-issue.

This is not a dick move and you are blasting Leonsis for no reason


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The other thing you forget to make mention of is that at no point were STH that would be affected this informed of the price increase until the bill came. That's pretty shitty IMO

TMoore4075 03-03-2015 04:34 PM

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I'm very upset....that the Coyotes game on Thursday will not be on tv nationally. They are wearing their original jerseys. Sure they were ugly, but they were the 90's.

Brohan_Santana 03-03-2015 04:35 PM

Not being informed is shitty but it still doesn't change the fact your blasting Leonsis for legitimate business move. Leonsis overall is a very sound owner


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Dramageek 03-03-2015 04:36 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by barbogast (Post 15850425)
The other thing you forget to make mention of is that at no point were STH that would be affected this informed of the price increase until the bill came. That's pretty shitty IMO

As a Pens fan, I have despised Leonsis since he intentionally blocked people with 412 area codes or Pittsburgh Zip Codes from buying tickets to Pens-Caps games in D. C.

Yes, ticket prices are going to rise, but this is a grade-A dick move. At least let people know beforehand. And corporate money-grab or no, it is a huge increase.

~Crashintome89~ 03-03-2015 04:37 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Dramageek (Post 15850433)
As a Pens fan, I have despised Leonsis since he intentionally blocked people with 412 area codes or Pittsburgh Zip Codes from buying tickets to Pens-Caps games in D. C.

I remember that. That's hilarious. :lol:lol:lol:lol

What a bunch of sore losers.

barbogast 03-03-2015 04:40 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by TMoore4075 (Post 15850429)
I'm very upset....that the Coyotes game on Thursday will not be on tv nationally. They are wearing their original jerseys. Sure they were ugly, but they were the 90's.

Those really were some amazing jerseys

Quote:

Originally Posted by Brohan_Santana (Post 15850432)
Not being informed is shitty but it still doesn't change the fact your blasting Leonsis for legitimate business move. Leonsis overall is a very sound owner


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Ok

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dramageek (Post 15850433)
As a Pens fan, I have despised Leonsis since he intentionally blocked people with 412 area codes or Pittsburgh Zip Codes from buying tickets to Pens-Caps games in D. C.

Yes, ticket prices are going to rise, but this is a grade-A dick move. At least let people know beforehand. And corporate money-grab or no, it is a huge increase.

This sure never kept Pens fans out of Verizon Center :lol

And exactly, if you're gonna talk and blog about how much you care about your fans, at least give them a heads up and have a remedial plan laid out. Just sending a bill with that kind of price hike is beyond grimy

fonzz41 03-03-2015 04:53 PM

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Guys... it just hit me. What if Brohan IS Leonsis?

Dramageek 03-03-2015 04:54 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by ~Crashintome89~ (Post 15850436)
I remember that. That's hilarious. :lol:lol:lol:lol

What a bunch of sore losers.

Quote:

Originally Posted by barbogast (Post 15850440)

This sure never kept Pens fans out of Verizon Center :lol

And exactly, if you're gonna talk and blog about how much you care about your fans, at least give them a heads up and have a remedial plan laid out. Just sending a bill with that kind of price hike is beyond grimy

It's totally hilarious as the bolded is true and the Pens kept winning in the playoffs! :lol

~Crashintome89~ 03-03-2015 04:56 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by fonzz41 (Post 15850480)
Guys... it just hit me. What if Brohan IS Leonsis?

http://www.reactiongifs.com/r/2011/09/mind_blown.gif

lockman21 03-03-2015 05:24 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by barbogast (Post 15850280)
So Ted Leonsis, often praised as one of the best owners in sports, has just raised top tier season ticket prices by 250%. That is not a typo, two hundred and fifty percent. What was an $8,000/yr seat (~10 rows off the ice or closer) this season is now a whopping $20,000/yr for next season. What's worse, current STHers were not given any advance notice of the increase, they found out when the annual invoice email came.

As much as I love the Washington Capitals, I absolutely hate that crook. He's in it for the corporate fillers which is surely all that can afford to spend that kind of money. And let's keep one thing in mind here: we're talking about the CAPS. Not the Habs, not the Leafs, not the Wings, not the Hawks. The fucking Capitals. I'm unsure of exact prices for other clubs, but I cannot imagine even for the elite and always in demand franchises that they would be much higher if even this high at all. That breaks down to just under $500 A GAME. Again, for the Washington FUCKING Capitals. Absolutely insane, and a huge slap to many fans that have stuck with this dumpster of a franchise for DECADES. He should be ashamed of himself. But he's not. I hope everyone cancels and the seats stay empty.

uhhhhhhhhhhhh LOL WHAT

fonzz41 03-03-2015 05:28 PM

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Whether the Avs make the playoffs or not (spoiler: they won't), stuff like this is what makes them - and most other hockey players - awesome.

http://video.avalanche.nhl.com/video...sole?id=767586

barbogast 03-03-2015 07:11 PM

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Just saw the comments Kessel made earlier today. Good for Phil.

Also BOBROVSKY! gets back in the cage tonight vs Caps

barbogast 03-03-2015 07:50 PM

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So Lupul, Phaneuf and Phaneuf's wife are all evidently suing TSN for that tweet incident on Monday. Demanding TSN "pay a significant amount of damages". Rich people suing rich people. :rolleyes

TMoore4075 03-03-2015 07:54 PM

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Sue them for human error? OK. Maybe the people of Toronto can sue the Leafs for signing Dion to that contract.

barbogast 03-03-2015 08:01 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by TMoore4075 (Post 15850925)
Sue them for human error? OK. Maybe the people of Toronto can sue the Leafs for signing Dion to that contract.

Exactly. It's ridiculous

lockman21 03-03-2015 08:14 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by barbogast (Post 15850915)
So Lupul, Phaneuf and Phaneuf's wife are all evidently suing TSN for that tweet incident on Monday. Demanding TSN "pay a significant amount of damages". Rich people suing rich people. :rolleyes

OK, that's just stupid.

CrushB610 03-03-2015 10:11 PM

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great call in philly to disallow the Schultz goal.. and by great call I mean a terrible call.

~Crashintome89~ 03-03-2015 10:30 PM

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Flyers got jobbed by the refs. Unbelievable.

dmbetc 03-03-2015 10:40 PM

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Why was it disallowed?

~Crashintome89~ 03-03-2015 10:48 PM

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wow, apparently both montoya and luongo got hurt in tonight's game. Florida has to find a goalie like NOW.

barbogast 03-03-2015 10:50 PM

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Wild finish in the Caps/Jackets game. Curious to hear from Marcus Johansson after the broken stick incident. I believe he was in fact guilty, correct call was made IMO

swordo84 03-03-2015 10:53 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by ~Crashintome89~ (Post 15851146)
wow, apparently both montoya and luongo got hurt in tonight's game. Florida has to find a goalie like NOW.

Montoya back...for now. The Panthers currently have a skater putting goalie gear on.

Montoya looks rough.

~Crashintome89~ 03-03-2015 10:53 PM

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Derek McKenzie is Panthers back up.

swordo84 03-03-2015 11:02 PM

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Florida's goalie coach. (Rob Tallas, played less then 100 NHL games. Last one in 2001) is now dressed as a backup.

Montoya can barely move in there. Would really really suck if the Panthers miss the playoffs because of this game.

FromTheMorning 03-03-2015 11:02 PM

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Preds doing all they can to keep the Central tight.

barbogast 03-03-2015 11:06 PM

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Absolutely wild situation in FLA. Montoya looks like he needs to come out. I say put in goalie coach.

FromTheMorning 03-03-2015 11:10 PM

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Luongo back in.

swordo84 03-03-2015 11:11 PM

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Loungo was in street clothes 10min ago. Back in net now. What a scene.

dmbetc 03-03-2015 11:11 PM

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:lol wow he's back

barbogast 03-03-2015 11:11 PM

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Luongo now back in. Was literally in his suit less than 10 minutes ago. Just bananas

barbogast 03-03-2015 11:12 PM

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Go fucking Panthers

~Crashintome89~ 03-03-2015 11:12 PM

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Panthers win essentially kills Flyers chances at playoffs.

Go 'Cats.

swordo84 03-03-2015 11:16 PM

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We are all Panthers fans tonight.

dmbetc 03-03-2015 11:19 PM

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'C'mon Jagr, be the hero they brought you there to be!

barbogast 03-03-2015 11:29 PM

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Damn. Can't remember a time I've pulled so hard for the Florida Panthers

FromTheMorning 03-03-2015 11:36 PM

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I'm a Panthers fan for good after that gutsy performance tonight.

barbogast 03-03-2015 11:54 PM

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I guess all it takes to get a Leafs win is for both of the opponent's goalies to get hurt. Even then it's a struggle

dmbetc 03-04-2015 12:05 AM

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Couldn't be happier the Kings play the Oilers two more times this season.

thechad90000 03-04-2015 03:09 AM

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Good Lord the Preds are pissing me off lately. Just uninspired playing. Dropping games left and right. It's amazing that we're still atop the standings.

lockman21 03-04-2015 08:48 AM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by thechad90000 (Post 15851492)
Good Lord the Preds are pissing me off lately. Just uninspired playing. Dropping games left and right. It's amazing that we're still atop the standings.

It just goes to show how dominant they were for a while.

Funks happen. I'm just upset the Hawks aren't playing the Preds again (and haven't in months). Such shitty scheduling to have them play so many games against each other so early.

lockman21 03-04-2015 08:50 AM

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If the Flyers could go ahead and beat the Blues a couple times in the next week, that'd be great.

hailtopitt 03-04-2015 08:54 AM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by lockman21 (Post 15851630)
It just goes to show how dominant they were for a while.

Funks happen. I'm just upset the Hawks aren't playing the Preds again (and haven't in months). Such shitty scheduling to have them play so many games against each other so early.

maybe it's just me, but it seems like the scheduling gets weirder every year

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 09:03 AM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by thechad90000 (Post 15851492)
Good Lord the Preds are pissing me off lately. Just uninspired playing. Dropping games left and right. It's amazing that we're still atop the standings.

It happens. If you're gonna get one, get one now and hope they get it out of their system.

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 09:40 AM

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A nice read about the Toronto situation.

http://www.thestar.com/sports/leafs/...nd-arthur.html

Rebecca De Mornay 03-04-2015 10:42 AM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by barbogast (Post 15851148)
Wild finish in the Caps/Jackets game. Curious to hear from Marcus Johansson after the broken stick incident. I believe he was in fact guilty, correct call was made IMO

fun game to watch, these two teams have put on a show this year.
i love the rivalry between bob and ovi, im sure they know each other pretty well.
you watch that game last night and realize the jackets are missing dubinksy, jenner, murray etc... gives me hope for next year.

barbogast 03-04-2015 11:40 AM

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Yeah I mean I've only seen the Jacksts the 5 times they've played the Caps this year but they've played some seriously good games. Lots of reasons to be excited about next year for Columbus when they don't lose 400+ man games or whatever it's been

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 12:07 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by barbogast (Post 15851856)
Yeah I mean I've only seen the Jacksts the 5 times they've played the Caps this year but they've played some seriously good games. Lots of reasons to be excited about next year for Columbus when they don't lose 400+ man games or whatever it's been

Wings and Pens made it to the playoffs losing that many games last year. :) Barely for the Wings but...whatever. lol

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 12:11 PM

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So weird news. World Cup will be on ESPN here in the states, not NBC/NBCSN.

Rebecca De Mornay 03-04-2015 12:14 PM

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that is quite odd.
ESPN will have to pretend hockey is a good sport for a few weeks.

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 12:17 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Rebecca De Mornay (Post 15851938)
that is quite odd.
ESPN will have to pretend hockey is a good sport for a few weeks.

I thought well maybe cause it's a dead time in sports but it's not. If it was August then maybe but MLB season will be wrapping up and NFL will have started so not like they need it. Probably means it'll be relegated to the Ocho.

Rebecca De Mornay 03-04-2015 12:20 PM

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I've been wondering if ESPN wants in on some of the hockey money right now. You can argue the league has never been more marketable. every big market has a good team currently, the opposite is true for the NBA.

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 12:27 PM

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They probably want in but have another 6 years to get a sniff of the NHL so maybe they thought this will have to do. Thorne doesn't work for ESPN anymore as far as I know, so wonder if they will try to get him to do this.

lockman21 03-04-2015 12:28 PM

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ESPN might be making a play with the NHL to try and get rights back when the deal with NBC is up.

The real shame is not having Doc call those games. Who will call them? Bucci?

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 12:31 PM

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I like Bucci, but he is not a play by play guy. Levy used to do it back in the day.

lockman21 03-04-2015 12:35 PM

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Bucci calls college hockey on occasion.

lockman21 03-04-2015 12:35 PM

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Sorry, ***cawlidge hawkey

fonzz41 03-04-2015 12:36 PM

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I don't mind some of the play-by-play Bucci's done with cawlidge hawkey, but that's admittedly a small sample size.

EDIT: Chris... I got distracted for about 30 seconds before I posted this ^. Meaning that we could have been typing "cawlidge hawkey" at about the same time WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING IT.

lockman21 03-04-2015 12:39 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by fonzz41 (Post 15851996)
I don't mind some of the play-by-play Bucci's done with cawlidge hawkey, but that's admittedly a small sample size.

EDIT: Chris... I got distracted for about 30 seconds before I posted this ^. Meaning that we could have been typing "cawlidge hawkey" at about the same time WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING IT.

http://i.imgur.com/OX7zUZ5.jpg

barbogast 03-04-2015 12:43 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by TMoore4075 (Post 15851944)
I thought well maybe cause it's a dead time in sports but it's not. If it was August then maybe but MLB season will be wrapping up and NFL will have started so not like they need it. Probably means it'll be relegated to the Ocho.

:lol :lol :lol :lol :lol

Great, great movie. Easily my favorite Jason Bateman role of all time

http://www.propstore.com/product-images/2263/199094.jpg

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 12:49 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by barbogast (Post 15852022)
:lol :lol :lol :lol :lol

Great, great movie. Easily my favorite Jason Bateman role of all time

http://www.propstore.com/product-images/2263/199094.jpg

I sure do like pumpkins, Cotton.

I wasn't a big fan of Bucci doing play by play. Get Gary back, do Levy or sign up Doc. Thorne did the Olympics back in the day when ESPN had hockey but NBC had the Olympics so they can do that.

barbogast 03-04-2015 12:52 PM

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I always loved Thorne. He's currently the Baltimore Orioles regular so on the rare occasion I check out baseball I get a nice dose of Thorne. I'd say try to get him back, no one booms out "HE SCORES!" quite like Gary Thorne. Steve Levy would also be fine. I like him too

Of course if they can get Doc that's a no brainer

lockman21 03-04-2015 01:11 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRoNqiiY6Lg

Even though I HATE the 90s Wings...this is my favorite Thorne call. How classic.

barbogast 03-04-2015 01:16 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by lockman21 (Post 15852090)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRoNqiiY6Lg

Even though I HATE the 90s Wings...this is my favorite Thorne call. How classic.

Yeah, great stuff. The guy's voice just booms like a cannon. I also forgot how much I liked Bill Clemente doing color. That was a really solid announce team.

lockman21 03-04-2015 01:21 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Now I'm stuck in YouTube watching my favorite NHL calls of all time:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68Od1O23P7I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxnDeb-TLhE

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 02:07 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by lockman21 (Post 15852090)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRoNqiiY6Lg

Even though I HATE the 90s Wings...this is my favorite Thorne call. How classic.

I am partial to the local Detroit broadcast since I saw it that way but this is good.

I never really watched ESPN since I didn't have cable, so my memorable playoff goals are CBC calls. My favorite Thorne ones involving the Wings were these two:

Sorry Philly fans:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqArFH7uYf0

Sorry Matty:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AraCMoTJ0Jk&t=426

fonzz41 03-04-2015 02:25 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by TMoore4075 (Post 15852233)
I am partial to the local Detroit broadcast since I saw it that way but this is good.

I never really watched ESPN since I didn't have cable, so my memorable playoff goals are CBC calls. My favorite Thorne ones involving the Wings were these two:

Sorry Philly fans:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqArFH7uYf0

Sorry Matty:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AraCMoTJ0Jk&t=426

Not even gonna watch. Already know what it is. Jerk.

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 02:27 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by fonzz41 (Post 15852258)
Not even gonna watch. Already know what it is. Jerk.

Could be a couple things. Could be the one I posted, or this one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKeTho0bkvs

thechad90000 03-04-2015 02:30 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by lockman21 (Post 15851630)
It just goes to show how dominant they were for a while.

Funks happen. I'm just upset the Hawks aren't playing the Preds again (and haven't in months). Such shitty scheduling to have them play so many games against each other so early.

My favorite games to watch are against the Hawks just because it seems like it's always a hard fought game. I was really surprised that those games were so front loaded on the schedule.

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 02:30 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Sounds like Hank is game time decision tonight. He better play, gonna wear my WC jersey.

thechad90000 03-04-2015 02:31 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by TMoore4075 (Post 15851637)
It happens. If you're gonna get one, get one now and hope they get it out of their system.

This is what I'm hoping. They know they've got a playoff spot and are maybe just letting off the gas a little. I don't know. Either way it seems lately that there is just no giddy up in their game. Except for Forsberg, Weber, and Rinne. They all come to play every single night.

thechad90000 03-04-2015 02:33 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by TMoore4075 (Post 15851937)
So weird news. World Cup will be on ESPN here in the states, not NBC/NBCSN.

Yeah I remember reading about that a little while ago. At least ESPN will be doing some hockey coverage now. May actually grow the sport here in the states.

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 02:40 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Panthers are screwed:
https://twitter.com/TSNBobMcKenzie/s...90404817829889

And

Didn't know this:
https://twitter.com/TSNBobMcKenzie/s...90888068800512

~Crashintome89~ 03-04-2015 02:50 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
man, joffrey lupul is apparently now challenging people to fights over instagram.

TMoore4075 03-04-2015 02:55 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by ~Crashintome89~ (Post 15852322)
man, joffrey lupul is apparently now challenging people to fights over instagram.

Welcome to Toronto.
http://www.historytoday.com/sites/de...stle_Romeo.jpg

Stay away, Babs. Stay away.

lockman21 03-04-2015 02:58 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Sign Bryz, Panthers.

fonzz41 03-04-2015 02:59 PM

Re: The NHL Thread
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by TMoore4075 (Post 15852303)

Just took a peek at FLA's depth chart and I forgot they have Dan Ellis in their system. He's got a decent amount of NHL experience and could potentially step in without too much of a talent drop off. Of course, he hasn't played an NHL game in a while.

I had no idea about that post-trade deadline trade rule. Interesting.


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