2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

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Postby Knives Out » Sat May 08, 2021 9:40 pm

Stars are officially eliminated. And Robo is now 8-points back with 5 less games played.
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby BigAl » Sat May 08, 2021 9:43 pm

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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby ScubaSteve » Sat May 08, 2021 10:45 pm

The weight of this loss will be difficult to overcome.
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby slaps » Sat May 08, 2021 11:40 pm

The Stars have only made the playoffs 50% of time during Nill’s tenure. And they have recent misses, too, so it’s not like they missed three consecutive seasons early on for high draft picks.

Remind me again why everyone thinks he’s so good at GM’ing?
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Postby ToddM » Sat May 08, 2021 11:44 pm

slaps wrote:Remind me again why everyone thinks he’s so good at GM’ing?

Mostly the mustache.

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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby B Kat » Sun May 09, 2021 8:05 am

Because he’s nice.

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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

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slaps wrote:The Stars have only made the playoffs 50% of time during Nill’s tenure. And they have recent misses, too, so it’s not like they missed three consecutive seasons early on for high draft picks.

Remind me again why everyone thinks he’s so good at GM’ing?

Because he was the assistant in Detroit when they were awesome and because he got lucky with Seguin.

The problem is, the old Detroit model doesn't work anymore and he hasn't really pulled off much else in the way of trades.

It's time to move on. It was time to move on in 2017. But, we all know that isn't happening.
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby wonko80 » Sun May 09, 2021 9:45 am

We've dicussed this before, like most thins. He hasn't been bad, but he hasn't been good either. Just an average GM who has done some good things and had some good draft picks, but also a lot of bleh in there too. His latest miss is signing Dobby to a 3 year deal.

I would say another way to view him is that if he were fired then would another team hire him? If not, then that tells you he probably isn't worth keeping.

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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby Knives Out » Mon May 10, 2021 11:38 am

Full disclosure: I had high hopes for the final GDT of the season. I honestly thought that we wouldn't be eliminated until tonight LOL. I even reached out to Jay Mohr on CAMEO (he is unfortunately not taking any bookings at the moment). And this was going to be my playoff avatar:

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Oh well. There's always next year ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby cdanew » Mon May 10, 2021 11:56 am

A Jay Mohr cameo would have been awesome!

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Postby ScubaSteve » Mon May 10, 2021 12:07 pm

Knives Out wrote:Full disclosure: I had high hopes for the final GDT of the season. I honestly thought that we wouldn't be eliminated until tonight LOL. I even reached out to Jay Mohr on CAMEO (he is unfortunately not taking any bookings at the moment). And this was going to be my playoff avatar:

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Oh well. There's always next year ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

The bits that never end up happening are sometimes the funniest. You get full credit here, but your only reward is my only GDT of the year.
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Postby Stars2099 » Mon May 10, 2021 12:30 pm

Knives Out wrote:Full disclosure: I had high hopes for the final GDT of the season. I honestly thought that we wouldn't be eliminated until tonight LOL. I even reached out to Jay Mohr on CAMEO (he is unfortunately not taking any bookings at the moment). And this was going to be my playoff avatar:

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Oh well. There's always next year ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

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Postby Troy McClure » Mon May 10, 2021 12:52 pm

On the Ticket, Julie talked a bit about the Stars season winding down. Her husband is the Stars video coach who has been there for a decade. Apparently, most times his contract is up, Nill or the prior GM had come to him during the season to work out an extension. This season, there's been nothing, so it sounds like he's going into this off-season unsure of his future.

Makes you wonder if he's going to be a cost cutting victim or if the team is actually thinking about changing out Bowness and wants to wait to further commit to the other coaches until they figure out their head coach situation.
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby Knives Out » Mon May 10, 2021 12:54 pm

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Troy McClure wrote:On the Ticket, Julie talked a bit about the Stars season winding down. Her husband is the Stars video coach who has been there for a decade. Apparently, most times his contract is up, Nill or the prior GM had come to him during the season to work out an extension. This season, there's been nothing, so it sounds like he's going into this off-season unsure of his future.

Makes you wonder if he's going to be a cost cutting victim or if the team is actually thinking about changing out Bowness and wants to wait to further commit to the other coaches until they figure out their head coach situation.

We're talking about Kelly Forbes here yeah? I'm sure Cody Bateman can just get him a job in Seattle LOL.
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby wonko80 » Mon May 10, 2021 1:00 pm

Knives Out wrote:Full disclosure: I had high hopes for the final GDT of the season. I honestly thought that we wouldn't be eliminated until tonight LOL. I even reached out to Jay Mohr on CAMEO (he is unfortunately not taking any bookings at the moment). And this was going to be my playoff avatar:

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Oh well. There's always next year ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

Would've loved to hear Jay Mohr ask why you want him to discuss Action and say Fat Hapa.

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Postby slaps » Mon May 10, 2021 1:18 pm

Knives Out wrote:
Troy McClure wrote:On the Ticket, Julie talked a bit about the Stars season winding down. Her husband is the Stars video coach who has been there for a decade. Apparently, most times his contract is up, Nill or the prior GM had come to him during the season to work out an extension. This season, there's been nothing, so it sounds like he's going into this off-season unsure of his future.

Makes you wonder if he's going to be a cost cutting victim or if the team is actually thinking about changing out Bowness and wants to wait to further commit to the other coaches until they figure out their head coach situation.

We're talking about Kelly Forbes here yeah? I'm sure Cody Bateman can just get him a job in Seattle LOL.

Kelly Forbes is the one coach they should keep. He can nail a video review and coach's challenge.
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby Troy McClure » Mon May 10, 2021 1:25 pm

Looks like the injury Hintz was fighting through was a groin muscle injury. Surgery is needed.
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby Knives Out » Mon May 10, 2021 1:27 pm

Damn. I heard that they're gonna shock his balls.
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby Knives Out » Mon May 10, 2021 4:03 pm

The lady's reaction to the Fat Hapa avatar: "Why did you Nutty Professor, Robo?".
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby Troy McClure » Wed May 12, 2021 9:42 pm

I guess this eliminates the covid excuse for why Miro’s numbers weren’t better.

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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby ScubaSteve » Wed May 19, 2021 5:41 pm



Our cheapshot artist captain, ladies and gents.

Here is the hit in question:

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Postby SaintAngerBH » Thu May 20, 2021 9:22 am

Uh. What?
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby Knives Out » Thu May 20, 2021 10:49 am

I only see five Red Wings practicing a scrimmage in that clip and then one of them goes down.
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Postby Troy McClure » Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:08 pm

No one cares about bubble charts.
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby slaps » Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:28 pm

I really don’t think there’s a wrong choice between Kaprizov and Robertson.
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby Knives Out » Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:33 pm

Troy McClure wrote:No one cares about bubble charts.

It’s how the Predator sees a Jackson Pollock painting.
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Postby ScubaSteve » Thu Jun 03, 2021 11:51 pm

#allfancystatsmatter
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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby Math » Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:19 am

If I understand correctly, the left red-blue charts depict the global cell activity with no vaccine, the right brownish ones show the same cell activity 28 days after a mRNA vaccine administration.

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Re: 2021 Stars Regular Season Thread

Postby slaps » Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:59 am

28 Days Later, huh?
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