2019 NHL Playoffs -- You Know, That Thing We're Going to Make

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Re: 2019 NHL Playoffs -- You Know, That Thing We're Going to Make

Postby slaps » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:04 pm

SaintAngerBH wrote:I'm confused. Is a Canes fan wishing harm on Islanders players and the team they're a fan of is calling them out on it?


You are not confused.

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Re: 2019 NHL Playoffs -- You Know, That Thing We're Going to Make

Postby atticus ross » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:14 pm

slaps wrote:
SaintAngerBH wrote:I'm confused. Is a Canes fan wishing harm on Islanders players and the team they're a fan of is calling them out on it?


You are not confused.

Now I'm confused. Is SaintAngerBH confused or not?

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Re: 2019 NHL Playoffs -- You Know, That Thing We're Going to Make

Postby B Kat » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:54 pm

Well, Colombo won their first game at home. :CH

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Postby SaintAngerBH » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:10 pm

Columbus is my eastern team. I hope they win it all if we bow out.
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Postby slaps » Wed May 01, 2019 8:57 am

https://theathletic.com/954797/2019/04/ ... ms-better/

The case I want to make here is that teams outside the “big market” teams need way, way more marketing. It’s not that you’re not interesting and full of great fans and great stories. It’s that most people haven’t been afforded the chance to get to know your players and teams because Jonathan Toews hasn’t yet played in his 311th outdoor game.


I’m pleased to report I did indeed have Miro Heiskanen as a Calder Trophy finalist on my ballot, but it feels like most of my Twitter feed is just finding out who Dallas’ exceptional rookie defenceman is. Did you see Game 2 against St. Louis? He’s an absolute up-ice menace and showed the poise of a 10-year veteran on the set-up to Tyler Seguin that tied the game. NHLers don’t often speak up to complain about things like awards votes, so when you have guys like Seguin and Marc Methot taking to Twitter to tweet what were essentially polite versions of “WTF” over Heiskanen’s Calder absence, something was probably a bit off. What may have been off was the guy’s exposure in the first place, which was a total of one nationally televised game over the 2018-19 season. It’s not like Seguin and Jamie Benn aren’t worthwhile draws either, yet Dallas’ national exposure was tied for dead last among U.S.-based teams, with four of the seven Canadian teams actually seeing more games on NBC.

If you want to be a league that so heavily prioritizes parity, you should maybe have a contingency plan in the event very few of your superstars are playing hockey during the most important six weeks of the season.


The NHL has, unfortunately, put all its eggs in just a few baskets over the years, then arranged a league where the eggs to get thrown off the roof come playoffs are chosen at semi-random. Some years it’s going to leave them without their favoured baskets, and in turn it’s going to leave some casual fans hungry. If they want their perceived puppies to grow into big dogs too, in the future they’re going to have to let more of them eat.

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Postby SaintAngerBH » Wed May 01, 2019 7:31 pm

It looked like Justin Faulk closed his hand on the puck there.
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Re: 2019 NHL Playoffs -- You Know, That Thing We're Going to Make

Postby slaps » Wed May 01, 2019 8:34 pm

I like the Hurricanes’ uniforms.

I want the Hurricanes to win but I don’t want Lehner to lose.

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Postby SaintAngerBH » Wed May 01, 2019 8:44 pm

I still can't believe they put out those Hartford Whaler abominations this year. A few dumb fans actually bought those, I see.
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Postby Troy McClure » Wed May 01, 2019 10:41 pm

This is now how you PP.
I got a ranch in downtown Dallas/I buy diamonds by the ton/Chase cuties in my Cadillac/Drill oil wells just for fun/But when it comes to boots, I need a deal/That will fit me right, toe to heel/So I get my boots at Western Warehouse.

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Postby B Kat » Fri May 03, 2019 7:21 pm

Definitely looking like a handshake tonight. Ow.

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Postby ToddM » Fri May 03, 2019 7:48 pm

Trotz turned back into the coach he always was after a fluke last season. He didn't even have Barzal on his #1 PP unit all playoffs, until last game.

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Postby slaps » Fri May 03, 2019 8:31 pm

I like this outcome. The Hurricanes were bold, had fun with their celebrations, and their owner was aggressive. I like that they are getting rewarded.

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Re: 2019 NHL Playoffs -- You Know, That Thing We're Going to Make

Postby Knives Out » Sat May 04, 2019 1:16 am

Hamilton did this to Nelson during the handshake:



Because Nelson did this to McElhinney:

That Hanzal's so hurt right now.

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Postby Knives Out » Sat May 04, 2019 1:34 am

Stars have won 10 of 11 series’ when taking Game 5 of a tied series.

Also, the past two games there has been a rockin’ set of tits near Todd Nelson’s head on the bench. Makes up for his lousy PP.
That Hanzal's so hurt right now.

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Postby slaps » Sat May 04, 2019 10:53 am

I looked it up. Our power play was actually in the middle of the league. So it wasn’t great, but it wasn’t lousy either.

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Postby SaintAngerBH » Sat May 04, 2019 8:04 pm

That sounds like guilt trip posturing by the GM.
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Postby slaps » Sat May 04, 2019 11:47 pm

SaintAngerBH wrote:That sounds like guilt trip posturing by the GM.


It’s bullshit that the Leafs are “disappointed.” Why should Marner take less than market just because the Leafs signed Marleau long-term?

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Postby Troy McClure » Sun May 05, 2019 1:03 am

The Toronto kid bullshit is even more insulting.
I got a ranch in downtown Dallas/I buy diamonds by the ton/Chase cuties in my Cadillac/Drill oil wells just for fun/But when it comes to boots, I need a deal/That will fit me right, toe to heel/So I get my boots at Western Warehouse.

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Re: 2019 NHL Playoffs -- You Know, That Thing We're Going to Make

Postby ToddM » Sun May 05, 2019 3:16 am

slaps wrote:
SaintAngerBH wrote:That sounds like guilt trip posturing by the GM.


It’s bullshit that the Leafs are “disappointed.” Why should Marner take less than market just because the Leafs signed Marleau long-term?


They'll need Marleau's experience for whenever they actually make it out of the first round.

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Postby Knives Out » Sun May 05, 2019 5:55 pm

Knives Out wrote:Also, the past two games there has been a rockin’ set of tits near Todd Nelson’s head on the bench.

Make that three games in a row ...
That Hanzal's so hurt right now.

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Postby mookie1010 » Mon May 06, 2019 9:09 pm

He's right - that'a a bad call. I thought everyone agreed we were getting the headshots out of the game?
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Postby ToddM » Mon May 06, 2019 9:22 pm

He kept his elbow down, tho. Just shoulder contact.

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Postby mookie1010 » Mon May 06, 2019 9:51 pm

ToddM wrote:He kept his elbow down, tho. Just shoulder contact.

BJs hit four (4!) posts tonight.

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Postby slaps » Mon May 06, 2019 11:22 pm

So they’ll stop a game when a Blue Jacket is lying on the ice writhing in pain. Got it.

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Postby slaps » Tue May 07, 2019 4:54 pm



Apparently in response to:


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