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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #180 on: June 16, 2015, 06:57:02 AM »
Good job, Blackhawks. It's been an impressive run of Cup wins.



Ugh, that was painful :P
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #181 on: June 17, 2015, 05:55:45 AM »
unpinning.  will open next year's thread later :)
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #182 on: June 17, 2015, 07:05:27 AM »
And now the dark times start in professional sports.Two months of just MLB.
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #183 on: June 17, 2015, 09:42:24 AM »
isn't MLB exciting enough?  O:-)
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #184 on: June 17, 2015, 10:16:36 AM »
MLS, Euro Cup qualifiers, Gold Cup, International Champions tour...  There's plenty to watch!
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #185 on: June 17, 2015, 10:52:53 AM »
MLS, Euro Cup qualifiers, Gold Cup, International Champions tour...  There's plenty to watch!

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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #186 on: June 17, 2015, 10:53:50 AM »
Plenty of WBNA on!  :buck2:
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #187 on: June 17, 2015, 11:16:16 AM »
MLS, Euro Cup qualifiers, Gold Cup, International Champions tour...  There's plenty to watch!

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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #188 on: June 28, 2015, 03:30:27 PM »
Haiti wins a hockey championship and no we're not kidding

http://fusion.net/story/157960/haiti-wins-hockey-world-championship-seriously/
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #189 on: June 29, 2015, 03:17:02 PM »
Haiti wins a hockey championship and no we're not kidding

http://fusion.net/story/157960/haiti-wins-hockey-world-championship-seriously/

I suspected the team had some Canucks on there, and I was right.  A lot of them come from Canada, and the coach is George Laraque   O0
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #190 on: July 06, 2015, 06:49:15 AM »
Good job, Blackhawks. It's been an impressive run of Cup wins.



Ugh, that was painful :P

It couldn't possibly be as painful as watching the Hawks pre 2007...  it was ugly.
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #191 on: July 06, 2015, 06:53:39 AM »
Was really hoping to see someone new take the Cup this year. But this is likely to be Chicago's last kick at the can for a short while, seeing as their current cap situation is going to leave them selling off roster parts at bargain prices.

Same stuff said in 2010 ( in hindsight that was mistaken). Every team that operates near the top of the cap ends up in the same position and are faced with re-inventing their lineup.
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #192 on: July 06, 2015, 07:04:48 AM »
Might as well go for the hat trick since I am apt to forget about this thread for awhile ... after paging through the past 3 or 4 pages ... really interesting all Eastern Conference stuff.

At some point I guess you'll have to admit to the West winning the past 3 Stanley Cups and 5 of the last 6 Stanley Cups has some sort of meaning, even if only to the point where the West matters.

It will be interesting to see how Chicago is able to structure their line up, as it still is up in the air (slightly) at the moment. They have a pretty interesting set of forwards if one assumes Krueger is signed, and even if Sharp, Bickell, and Versteeg were to be moved or even any combination of the those three. Moving Saad opened up a lot of possibilities, particularly in light of the Panarin signing earlier in the year.

I don't know what they'll do, and Quenneville usually has a really short leash for rookies -although it is pretty tough to argue against the success he has had as a coach (I might even put it at being impossible).
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #193 on: July 31, 2015, 09:34:04 PM »
Alexander Semin joins the Habs for one year not sure about this one...
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Re: We Needed a Hockey Thread
« Reply #194 on: July 31, 2015, 10:12:00 PM »
keep him on one-year deals.  As long as it's a contract year, he'll play great
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