BoltProspects Community Forums  

Go Back   BoltProspects Community Forums > Hockey Talk > Channelside

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #211  
Old 02-22-2013, 12:02 PM
The Great Zo's Avatar
The Great Zo The Great Zo is offline
Evan Oberg's Frequent Flyer Miles
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Wilmington, OH
Posts: 3,364
Default

Rick DiPietro just got waived. Anyone need a goalie with the world's most expensive health insurance?
  #212  
Old 02-22-2013, 12:22 PM
KyleFreadrich43's Avatar
KyleFreadrich43 KyleFreadrich43 is offline
Curtis McElhinney's Game Worn Jersey
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 2,101
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Great Zo View Post
Rick DiPietro just got waived. Anyone need a goalie with the world's most expensive health insurance?
Leprosy would be an improvement for his fragile condition.
__________________
"I don't want to call him scared, but Worrell always seemed to avoid me." -Kyle Freadrich
  #213  
Old 02-22-2013, 12:53 PM
Hoek's Avatar
Hoek Hoek is online now
Steven Stamkos' One Timer
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 10,687
Default

There was a sad article about his stint with a second division German team. He couldn't even hack it there, much less the NHL. Ouch.
  #214  
Old 02-23-2013, 07:53 PM
BurnTHalO's Avatar
BurnTHalO BurnTHalO is offline
Guy Boucher's One-Three-One
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Perrysburg, OH
Posts: 2,463
Default

Boy, Shanny has some problems now.

+ YouTube Video
ERROR: If you can see this, then YouTube is down or you don't have Flash installed.


You've got an automatic suspension for Clowe, and he is being brought in for an in-person meeting. What did he do? He went after a guy who attempted to ram his teammate's head into the boards. So, come off the bench and hold a guy accountable for trying to injure your teammate? 5+ games. Attempt to severely injure someone with a hit from behind? MAYBE a one game suspension (if you spin the wheel poorly).
  #215  
Old 02-23-2013, 07:59 PM
thefly's Avatar
thefly thefly is offline
Mattias Ohlund's Retirement Plans
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Germany
Posts: 1,489
Default

yeah clowe has some problems. hearing is on monday
  #216  
Old 02-23-2013, 09:29 PM
Coldrice's Avatar
Coldrice Coldrice is offline
Steve F**king Yzerman
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Seminole, FL
Posts: 2,503
Send a message via Yahoo to Coldrice
Default

I'm sincerely hoping that this is either a smokescreen or a rough draft to the prelim planned draft of the rough draft.

From the Hot Stove (print by KK)

Quote:
According to Friedman, the NHL's run the following four "conferences" by every NHl team, and will present the following plan to the GM's shortly--and we will post the video of the Hotstove discussion when it's available (Paul will, I'm watching the game)...

Division A: Detroit, Boston, Buffalo, Florida, Montreal, Ottawa, Tampa Bay, Toronto

Division B: Carolina, Columbus, New Jersey, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington;

Division C: Chicago, Colorado, Dallas, Minnesota, Nashville, St. Louis, Winnipeg;

Division D: Anaheim, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Jose.
http://kuklaskorner.com/tmr/comments...an-would-put-t

For comparison: Last years


Last edited by Coldrice; 02-23-2013 at 09:40 PM.
  #217  
Old 02-24-2013, 11:00 AM
Top Shelf's Avatar
Top Shelf Top Shelf is offline
Dan Ellis' Money Problems
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 2,980
Default

Nothing the NHL has done or contemplated in recent memory, including the shootout, the instigator, the serial lockouts, and the larger nets with curved goalposts, is stupider than this IMO.

No compelling or even semi-decent reason exists for trashing the east vs. west paradigm that has served the league for nearly half a century. But what about the travel!!?? Easily solved by taking a page from baseball, playing back-to-back games on consecutive nights in the same city. All together now: "DUH! Why aren't they already doing that?!!"

Dunno...because it makes too much sense? You'd build inter-squad hate among teams and among fan bases, vastly cut travel stress and costs, preserve established east-west format for playoffs & All-Star Game, and avoid ridiculous alignment of FLA and TB in the same division with TOR, MTL, OTT (and most absurdly DET...but not WSH and CAR, which are both closer and on the way north...)

Here's a hot tip for NHL brass: get busy and realign YOURSELVES for a change, so we don't have to sit through another dead winter of no hockey every time your stupid CBA expires, making you yet again the laughingstock of all sports...and quit wasting time diverting your energy to this distracting, totally unnecessary not-shit.

You're welcome, NHL. PM me for the address to send my check
__________________
The only way you can control anybody is to lie to them.
-- L. Ron Hubbard

Last edited by Top Shelf; 02-24-2013 at 11:19 AM.
  #218  
Old 02-24-2013, 11:36 AM
the_narrow_way's Avatar
the_narrow_way the_narrow_way is offline
Evan Oberg's Frequent Flyer Miles
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sarasota, FL
Posts: 3,525
Default

Those new divisions make less sense than what exists now. That list has to be incorrect.
  #219  
Old 02-24-2013, 12:02 PM
Hoek's Avatar
Hoek Hoek is online now
Steven Stamkos' One Timer
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 10,687
Default

It makes sense if you're a patronizing Northerner/Canadian. "Oh those Florida teams need some help filling the stands, let's give them more games the snowbirds can attend!"
  #220  
Old 02-24-2013, 12:24 PM
ChaseSpace's Avatar
ChaseSpace ChaseSpace is online now
Cooper's Law
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Williston, FL
Posts: 4,459
Default

If that goes through...I honestly wouldn't know what to say. It's more idiotic than anything they've done so far.

Why not follow the NFL/MLB model where you have 2 conferences that are both made up of an even number of east and west teams?
__________________
Gudas Priest
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2005-2008, BoltProspects.com. All Rights Reserved.