2016/17 NHL Game Thread

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Post#21 » by Cactus Jack » Sun Apr 2, 2017 5:59 pm

Otis Driftwood wrote:I have a buddy from Fan Nation living in Calgary. I'm quietly rooting for them to make it in. The Oilers and Stars had some epic battles in the late 90's but the possibility of an Oilers/Flames matchup in the playoffs is delicious. And yeah - as soon as I posted last night I thought to myself "Crap - I forgot about McDavid". He's great. The fresh blood in the playoffs this season is going to be fun. Especially if the Flames and Oilers would go ahead and take out the Snarks and *ucks (my hate flows).

I'm like you - really thought Seattle was going to get a team. I still do. It seems like a natural market and with Vancouver across the pond, even more so. Which reminds - learn to hate Bettman. He makes Goodell appear lovable. We don't refer to him as Buttplug and/or the Evil Dwarf lightly.

I've heard Bettman is like a David Stern clone. :x

Seattle is still trying to get an arena pushed thru. The city has a bunch of idiots running it.

I guess my choice of teams is down to the Blackhawks & Edmonton (up & coming). I plan on watching a bunch of playoff games. :D
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Post#22 » by Otis Driftwood » Sun Apr 2, 2017 8:40 pm

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Otis Driftwood wrote:I have a buddy from Fan Nation living in Calgary. I'm quietly rooting for them to make it in. The Oilers and Stars had some epic battles in the late 90's but the possibility of an Oilers/Flames matchup in the playoffs is delicious. And yeah - as soon as I posted last night I thought to myself "Crap - I forgot about McDavid". He's great. The fresh blood in the playoffs this season is going to be fun. Especially if the Flames and Oilers would go ahead and take out the Snarks and *ucks (my hate flows).

I'm like you - really thought Seattle was going to get a team. I still do. It seems like a natural market and with Vancouver across the pond, even more so. Which reminds - learn to hate Bettman. He makes Goodell appear lovable. We don't refer to him as Buttplug and/or the Evil Dwarf lightly.

I've heard Bettman is like a David Stern clone. :x

Seattle is still trying to get an arena pushed thru. The city has a bunch of idiots running it.

I guess my choice of teams is down to the Blackhawks & Edmonton (up & coming). I plan on watching a bunch of playoff games. :D


It really is the best time of the season. Especially when you have a team to root for.
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Post#23 » by Cactus Jack » Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:48 am

Otis Driftwood wrote:It really is the best time of the season. Especially when you have a team to root for.

I would agree! :D
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Post#24 » by Otis Driftwood » Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:37 am

Go Flames!

(mainly because I despise the *ucks and that sniveling POS Corey Perry... the Eddie Haskell of the NHL...)
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Post#25 » by Cactus Jack » Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:20 pm

Otis Driftwood wrote:Go Flames!

(mainly because I despise the *ucks and that sniveling POS Corey Perry... the Eddie Haskell of the NHL...)

Wanna see an Oilers/Flames matchup!
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Post#26 » by Otis Driftwood » Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:25 pm

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Otis Driftwood wrote:Go Flames!

(mainly because I despise the *ucks and that sniveling POS Corey Perry... the Eddie Haskell of the NHL...)

Wanna see an Oilers/Flames matchup!


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Post#27 » by Otis Driftwood » Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:07 am

Laffs Lose!!!
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Post#28 » by Otis Driftwood » Wed May 3, 2017 1:28 pm

Quick note about Pekka Rinne. And - this is with Jake Allen playing great (0.936 playoff save percentage);

  • Pekke Rinne is at 0.953. He's playing out of his mind.
  • His career average is 0.917. In other words, he's given up 11 goals in the 8 games.
  • Statistically, he should have yielded 19; 8 more goals in those eight games.
  • Four of the seven wins have been one goal victories for the Predators.
  • In the 7 wins, he's stopped 204 of 212, or 96.2% of shots.

Blues fans are shaking their heads. Rinne is absolutely spectacular right now.
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Post#29 » by JR SMITH_5 » Sat May 6, 2017 10:29 am

GO DUCKS!!!
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Post#30 » by Otis Driftwood » Sat May 6, 2017 1:07 pm

JR SMITH_5 wrote:GO DUCKS!!!


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Post#31 » by Otis Driftwood » Sun May 7, 2017 11:53 pm

JR SMITH_5 wrote:GO DUCKS!!!


I'll let Razor speak on this...

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Post#32 » by JR SMITH_5 » Mon May 8, 2017 4:03 am

Otis Driftwood wrote:
JR SMITH_5 wrote:GO DUCKS!!!


I'll let Razor speak on this...

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Post#33 » by Otis Driftwood » Mon May 8, 2017 11:56 am

JR SMITH_5 wrote:
Otis Driftwood wrote:
JR SMITH_5 wrote:GO DUCKS!!!


I'll let Razor speak on this...

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Will I see you after a Ducks game 7 win?


Of course. I've never been accused of being a "cut-n-run" fan. And as my only dog in this hunt is the demise of your heroes... plenty of time.
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Post#34 » by Otis Driftwood » Mon May 8, 2017 1:13 pm

In the meantime...

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Post#35 » by Otis Driftwood » Mon May 8, 2017 10:24 pm

Heck - it's to my advantage for the Ducks to win. Hope they don't.

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Post#36 » by JR SMITH_5 » Wed May 10, 2017 7:32 pm

Otis Driftwood wrote:Will I be seeing you around later tonight?
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Post#37 » by Otis Driftwood » Wed May 10, 2017 8:04 pm

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Otis Driftwood wrote:Will I be seeing you around later tonight?


If I didn't have an East Coast meeting in the morning that required me to get up at the ridiculous time of 5:00 AM, I would certainly be on line awaiting whatever outcome occurs. As such, I shall be playing Twitter catch-up tomorrow.

I'll be around tomorrow. At some point. Like I said - I don't cut and run.
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Post#38 » by JR SMITH_5 » Thu May 11, 2017 4:45 am

Otis Driftwood wrote:
JR SMITH_5 wrote:
Otis Driftwood wrote:Will I be seeing you around later tonight?


If I didn't have an East Coast meeting in the morning that required me to get up at the ridiculous time of 5:00 AM, I would certainly be on line awaiting whatever outcome occurs. As such, I shall be playing Twitter catch-up tomorrow.

I'll be around tomorrow. At some point. Like I said - I don't cut and run.


See ya tomorrow.

Sleep well. 8-)
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Post#39 » by Otis Driftwood » Thu May 11, 2017 11:06 am

Slept well.

Saw score.

Still hate the *ucks.

But...

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Post#40 » by Otis Driftwood » Thu May 11, 2017 12:00 pm

JR SMITH_5 wrote:
Otis Driftwood wrote:
JR SMITH_5 wrote:


If I didn't have an East Coast meeting in the morning that required me to get up at the ridiculous time of 5:00 AM, I would certainly be on line awaiting whatever outcome occurs. As such, I shall be playing Twitter catch-up tomorrow.

I'll be around tomorrow. At some point. Like I said - I don't cut and run.


See ya tomorrow.

Sleep well. 8-)


Sounds like your heroes put a can of whoop on the Oilers in that second period from my reading this morning. Dominant.
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