NHL 2011-12 season thread

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Re: NHL 2011-12 season thread

Postby baberenglish » 09 May 2012, 18:22

The thing of all of this is that the only teams left that play exciting are the rangers and the caps. LA/PHX/NJD are just plain BORING to watch. I've got better ways of watching a "TRAP"
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Re: NHL 2011-12 season thread

Postby k.k. » 11 May 2012, 01:15

baberenglish wrote:LA/PHX/NJD are just plain BORING to watch.

You can add Rangers to that list. That...is boring hockey. They are a defensive team first, and lucky to score more than 1 or 2 goals a game. Caps/Devils will make for a more exciting Conf final, imo. I pray that LA beats PHX because it would be atrocious to have to watch the-team-that-no-one-cares-about in the Cup Finals.
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Re: NHL 2011-12 season thread

Postby baberenglish » 11 May 2012, 16:18

This takes me back to the Sabres and Stars way back when...first final I refused to watch. Did it the next year with NJD and Dallas but then after that I watched it again.
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Re: NHL 2011-12 season thread

Postby Toe Save » 13 May 2012, 10:06

I may have just lost my playoff pool, but oh brudda is that pint o' Guinness gonna taste sweet. Subway series it is.

And I love reading how all you Vancouver CanGolf fans find these playoffs boring. LMAO...

There hasn't been 4 such fine goaltenders in the semis in my memory. Low scoring games are what great hockey is all about. Something not understood in LotusLand.


Go Rags!!!!!
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Re: NHL 2011-12 season thread

Postby Tempo Gain » 13 May 2012, 10:32

Oh yes. Well earned. I feel for the Caps. If they'd won I'd be rooting for them. Should be hell of a series coming up.
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Re: NHL 2011-12 season thread

Postby Wilch » 13 May 2012, 16:40

Welp, there goes the Caps.

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Let's go Yotes! (?)

Hope they win one in case they do get relocated.
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Re: NHL 2011-12 season thread

Postby navillus » 13 May 2012, 22:58

Toe Save wrote:
There hasn't been 4 such fine goaltenders in the semis in my memory. Low scoring games are what great hockey is all about. Something not understood in LotusLand.


Go Rags!!!!!


Agreed. All but the "Go Rags!!!" bit. High scoring games all too often lead to ridiculous scores seen in the Pitts-Philly series which leads to very little third period drama. I'd take a 2-1, or 1-0 game any day. And I can't remember guys getting down in front of shots like they are in these playoffs.
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Re: NHL 2011-12 season thread

Postby k.k. » 13 May 2012, 23:56

Boo...... :bluemad:
Looks like I have a couple of beers to buy. I'll be back in Taiwan on the weekend.

As far as low/high scoring games go, I won't clamor for some of the crazy scores we saw in that PIT/PHI series, but 1-0 hockey games? Come on. Borefest. I want a bit more action than that. And I'm a goalie guy too, played the position as a kid, and follow the NHL's premier guys closely. Tight, low scoring games are not the be all and end all of good hockey. Good lord...

And Toe, don't you for a second lump me in with Vancouver fans. Not for a second! :ohreally:
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Re: NHL 2011-12 season thread

Postby Wilch » 14 May 2012, 00:01

Vancouver fans are awesome.
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Re: NHL 2011-12 season thread

Postby baberenglish » 14 May 2012, 09:33

Wilch wrote:Vancouver fans are awesome.

Canucks fans are women.
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