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#1 snartly

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:41 PM

It may be a stupid question, but with the luck we are having, and with the results recently, maybe we should play for the better draft pick. Hate or not, this looks like a pretty deep draft, so maybe getting a star player at #5 would be better for the team in the future.

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#2 Zubie#8

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:45 PM

One game back of the Islanders. No.


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:47 PM

The boys are dominating their opponents we're just getting zero breaks. If we keep it up though we might have a shot at the 8th seed and sky's the limit once that happens. If you want to quit, be my guest. I just can't quit on my team as a fan.
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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:51 PM

There's no reason to tank the season since we're pretty much awful anyways.


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:52 PM

Not tanking served us well two years ago.  They don't even need to try to tank anyway.  This team is like watching a never-ending loop of Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown.


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:53 PM

The Isles own the tiebreaker. We need to win more or get more points in order to pass them.
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Posted 07 April 2013 - 10:37 PM

I still have faith in this team, but deep down inside i just dont know if its going to happen, definently preparing myself for no post season this year but if it happens hey ill have a nice surprise!
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Posted 07 April 2013 - 10:37 PM

The Isles own the tiebreaker. We need to win more or get more points in order to pass them.

 

It's like that with every team we're chasing. Our inability to win in Regulation or OT this year is what is killing our playoff chances. Giving points away and also going to SOs forced us to have 1 more point than anyone we're chasing/can catch.


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 11:29 PM

Bunch of ranger fans you spoiled brats
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Posted 07 April 2013 - 11:44 PM

Trade deadline is passed, so nothing left to do but play hockey. Go full throttle.
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Posted 07 April 2013 - 11:52 PM

No sense tanking.

 

Play Larsson every. single. game. though.  Every single one.  I want him getting as much experience as possible if this team doesn't make the playoffs.


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Posted 07 April 2013 - 11:58 PM

I don't want them to roll over and just plain give up, I'm doing that for them. 


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Posted 08 April 2013 - 12:07 AM

Here's a positive: We are chasing the Islanders...the fish sticks. Tavares or not, they are still capable of stinking it up for many games in a stretch as they have for the past twenty years. I think theyll come down from their hot streak soon.
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Posted 08 April 2013 - 01:30 AM

Here's a positive: We are chasing the Islanders...the fish sticks. Tavares or not, they are still capable of stinking it up for many games in a stretch as they have for the past twenty years. I think theyll come down from their hot streak soon.

 

By the same token, our cold streak should end soon but I wouldn't bet money on either happening.


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Posted 08 April 2013 - 02:18 AM

this sounds like a damn similar thread from the past.... with some even similar de ja vu comments...


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Posted 08 April 2013 - 04:59 AM

after 7 straight losses I doubt we make the dance & even if we do, we'll be out in the first round.
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Posted 08 April 2013 - 05:59 AM

after 7 straight losses I doubt we make the dance & even if we do, we'll be out in the first round.


Says who?? This team is capable of defeating ANY opponent in the division once healthy and playing at full strength. This quitters mentality is disappointing. They're not giving up on us. We shouldn't give up on them. LGD!!!!!!!
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Posted 08 April 2013 - 06:15 AM

Part of what makes me proud to be a fan of this organisation is the never say die attitude and the fact that everyone is committed to winning. We don’t cheapen the badge on the front by tanking a season to get a good draft pick like the Penguins.


One of the most exciting times for me as a Devils fan was the 10-11 season where we went on the run and narrowly missed the playoffs. People at the time then were saying " oh but now we are going to have a lousy draft pick" and it was a good feeling when we won it, it was almost like a reward for not throwing in the towel.

I would rather they played hard until the end of the season and narfowly missed out, than just give up and play for the loser prize.



 


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Posted 08 April 2013 - 06:15 AM

Two points back of 8th, not sure how any Devils fan can bail on them, better draft pick or not.  It may not be easy to feel confident about them, but they're still very much alive.   


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Posted 08 April 2013 - 06:18 AM

Hmmm things to do.... Practice shoot out,practice shoot out,god dammit practice the shoot out!!!!!
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