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PostPosted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:46 pm    Post subject:

Fall behind 4-0 at home to the lowly Canucks, and lose 4-3. Absolutely brutal. Zero points in a game where you should get 2.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:59 pm    Post subject:

They are on the cusp of missing the playoffs/being a one and done in the playoffs team. That means they're at a crossroads. A middling team with no blue chip prospects, little salary cap room, and big albatross long-term contracts.

They're gonna have to find the fountain of youth and somehow re-create the 2012 and 2014 magic. Not sure if they have it in them. They've never recovered from Voynov's stupidity.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:57 pm    Post subject:

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They are on the cusp of missing the playoffs/being a one and done in the playoffs team. That means they're at a crossroads. A middling team with no blue chip prospects, little salary cap room, and big albatross long-term contracts.

They're gonna have to find the fountain of youth and somehow re-create the 2012 and 2014 magic. Not sure if they have it in them. They've never recovered from Voynov's stupidity.


Yeah I'm worried about everything you just said. If they miss the playoffs this year and if we are floundering and look like we're going to miss the playoffs next year, we have to ask ourselves if we should move our assets for some draft/young player capital, as hard as that would be.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:25 pm    Post subject:

I don't know anymore guys.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:53 pm    Post subject:

BIG WIN!!!
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:20 am    Post subject:

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BIG WIN!!!


Heard the OT winner on the radio in the car driving home. Needed those 2 points badly. Within 1 of St. Louis, though they have 1 game in hand. Still 8 back of Calgary, as the Flames are 9-0-1 in their last 10 and are on fire (see what I did there lol).
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:31 am    Post subject:

Snipes wrote:
BIG WIN!!!


Very satisfying.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:51 am    Post subject:

ChickenStu wrote:
Snipes wrote:
BIG WIN!!!


Heard the OT winner on the radio in the car driving home. Needed those 2 points badly. Within 1 of St. Louis, though they have 1 game in hand. Still 8 back of Calgary, as the Flames are 9-0-1 in their last 10 and are on fire (see what I did there lol).


Big game against the Crapitals tomorrow. Most points in the league
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:19 pm    Post subject:

Liking Iginla already. Shame we couldn't get him in his prime though!
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:46 pm    Post subject:

frijolero01 wrote:
ChickenStu wrote:
Snipes wrote:
BIG WIN!!!


Heard the OT winner on the radio in the car driving home. Needed those 2 points badly. Within 1 of St. Louis, though they have 1 game in hand. Still 8 back of Calgary, as the Flames are 9-0-1 in their last 10 and are on fire (see what I did there lol).


Big game against the Crapitals tomorrow. Most points in the league


I think we win tomorrow.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:07 am    Post subject:

You knew the *ucks were gonna lose to the Blues last night, didn't you? There was literally zero doubt in my mind. Three points behind them now.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:46 am    Post subject:

Well folks, we might be looking at missing the playoffs in 2 out of 3 seasons. Gave up a late goal in regulation against Arizona last night, and then lost a marathon shootout against them. That gives us 1 point out of a possible 4 against the Coyotes in 2 games since the AS Break. This on the heels of a huge loss in regulation against the Blues.

We're now 4 points behind the Blues and they have a game in hand on us. We're not out of it, but we're running out of time.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:22 am    Post subject:

ChickenStu wrote:
Well folks, we might be looking at missing the playoffs in 2 out of 3 seasons. Gave up a late goal in regulation against Arizona last night, and then lost a marathon shootout against them. That gives us 1 point out of a possible 4 against the Coyotes in 2 games since the AS Break. This on the heels of a huge loss in regulation against the Blues.

We're now 4 points behind the Blues and they have a game in hand on us. We're not out of it, but we're running out of time.


Iginla was not enough to propel the offense. That's basically what we're missing. In SC runs, we always had an ex-Blue Jacket come in and give us a spark offensively.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:00 pm    Post subject:

ChickenStu wrote:
Well folks, we might be looking at missing the playoffs in 2 out of 3 seasons. Gave up a late goal in regulation against Arizona last night, and then lost a marathon shootout against them. That gives us 1 point out of a possible 4 against the Coyotes in 2 games since the AS Break. This on the heels of a huge loss in regulation against the Blues.

We're now 4 points behind the Blues and they have a game in hand on us. We're not out of it, but we're running out of time.



Ducks gotta help us out tonight. Even if they squeak into the playoffs, they'll get murdered in the QF like they did last year. It's different, it's not like they're on some huge tear
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:27 pm    Post subject:

frijolero01 wrote:
ChickenStu wrote:
Well folks, we might be looking at missing the playoffs in 2 out of 3 seasons. Gave up a late goal in regulation against Arizona last night, and then lost a marathon shootout against them. That gives us 1 point out of a possible 4 against the Coyotes in 2 games since the AS Break. This on the heels of a huge loss in regulation against the Blues.

We're now 4 points behind the Blues and they have a game in hand on us. We're not out of it, but we're running out of time.



Ducks gotta help us out tonight. Even if they squeak into the playoffs, they'll get murdered in the QF like they did last year. It's different, it's not like they're on some huge tear


Surprised the Ducks won tonight in regulation. So we're still 4 points back and now both teams have the same # of games left. The defense corps is also not as deep as it's been in the past.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:47 pm    Post subject:

Flashes of the Sekera year..except I feel we are much worse than that year.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:49 pm    Post subject:

Oh and thanks for having that ridiculously good OT record Kings..or this would be long over by now
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