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  1. Mind you, we had the best record in the league that year, so I'd call it more than "wasn't bad," even though we didn't do anything in the playoffs. Also, generally, no matter what the situation is, starting a rebuild right after having the best record is unheard of. Only in hindsight, it was bad decision making as we didn't win a cup. But we could all be sitting here saying the Caps should've traded OVI back when he was a 60 goal 120 point player because they haven't won anything important since then. It's not like we were absolutely destined to be crap after that season, we still made the playoffs 2 of the next 3 seasons with very good records and capable teams to do something in the playoffs.
  2. How has PIT scored the 2nd least goals and allowed the most goals in their division and still lead their division...

    1. Drive-By Body Pierce

      Drive-By Body Pierce

      Win close games and lose in blowout fashion?

    2. Wilbur

      Wilbur

      Yeah, the latter is really on Niemi.

    3. apollo

      apollo

      Old boys club helps them out. 

  3. I went in the Red Wings Forums' GDT tonight and they have an entire page in their GDT arguing about the pronunciation of Rasmus Dahlin. They've literally given up.

     

    http://hfboards.mandatory.com/threads/vancouver-canucks-red-wings-7est.2401309/page-8

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    2. coastal.view

      coastal.view

      what?

      we are having a parade when we win the dahlin sweepstakes?
      i had not heard

      damn

      :wub:

    3. Jimmy McGill

      Jimmy McGill

      that confirms my theory that Bettman has already decided to award the 1st pick to Detroit 

    4. Nuxfanabroad

      Nuxfanabroad

      We don' need no stinkin' Lotto!..we'll climb Everest the honest way.

  4. DobberProspects List Canuck Prospects.

    I probably have Juolevi lower than 98% of CDC at 6th (Boeser, Pettersson, Demko, Gaudette, Dahlen), but wow 8th is a hugeee step down wtf
  5. Redo: 2009 NHL Entry Draft - #8

    Schenn/Johannson is the best player now. But Kane has had a better overall career so far even though he's played with the worst teams. Went with Kane. He had his injury problems but I chose to disregard that because with a redraft everything is kinda reset. I am pretty astounded that only 2 people have voted Kreider so far though. Although it's understandable since he never really had an impact until a few years ago.
  6. CDC Consensus Prospect Rankings - #12

    You're talking as if Lockwood has regressed in any form... cuz he definitely hasn't. Or do you just mean that our prospect pool is much deeper than it was before?
  7. HF did it the same way and I believe that's how we've done it in the past
  8. I think if it's within a few votes there needs to be a repoll with just gadjovich and lockwood
  9. and it's not even close
  10. I think a little bit of recency bias with Gadjovich here. For sure I'm biased as well but Lockwood AINEC.
  11. William Lockwood | RW

    God I hope not tbh, I got season tickets just to watch him play
  12. Nikolay Goldobin | LW/RW

    Doubt it. I'm pretty sure he loves being in North America and with North American people and culture from what I've seen and heard.
  13. Nilsson Dresses Up as Spider-Man for his Son

    Can't wait for the Markstrom/Nilsson feud/bromance. Not sure which one it'll be but Swedish people are generally pretty peaceful so let's all hope for a bromance lol
  14. CDC Consensus Prospect Rankings - #10

    For me it's Lockwood AINEC