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#861 MadDog2020

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 09:32 AM

WFAN is hysterical this morning. The Rag fans are mad lmfao.
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Posted 06 May 2014 - 10:01 AM

The Kings are just...built for the playoffs.

Plus how good is that Gaborik acquisition looking right about now?


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 10:08 AM

WFAN is hysterical this morning. The Rag fans are mad lmfao.

 

My morning commute is about 30 minutes so I do not hear much of them, but up until today I heard plenty of Rags talk from them, especially Boomer.

 

However today, ziltch.


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 10:22 AM

rag fans are quiet on the Facebook
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Posted 06 May 2014 - 12:05 PM

I don't care what party's in charge in Trenton. In my mind, it's an embarrassment when the governor openly cheers for any N.J. team's biggest rivals.

 

It's really that ^^^ simple... It'd be like if Ohio's governor was an outspoken Pittsburgh Penguins fan during the Columbus-Pittsburgh series. Or the Mayor of Ottawa being a vocal Montreal Canadiens fan. Sorry, but you're on the wrong side of local allegiances, especially if you're spouting off this fake pro-Jersey nonsense all the time in the national media.

 

 

Yeah the Jukes showing up to Yankee Stadium in Rags jerseys annoyed me too. You're supposed to be from Jersey. Act like it a$$holes.

 

What a disgrace. I don't know what they were thinking. I didn't really know too much about them before the stadium game, and thanks to that, I'm gonna keep it that way.

 


The Kings are just...built for the playoffs.

Plus how good is that Gaborik acquisition looking right about now?

 

I bet the Rags miss Gaborik and Dubinsky right about now.


Edited by DJ Eco, 06 May 2014 - 12:06 PM.

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 12:06 PM

It's really that ^^^ simple... It'd be like if Ohio's governor was an outspoken Pittsburgh Penguins fan during the Columbus-Pittsburgh series. Or the Mayor of Ottawa being a vocal Montreal Canadiens fan. Sorry, but you're on the wrong side of local allegiances, especially if you're spouting off this fake pro-Jersey nonsense all the time in the national media.

 

 

 

What a disgrace. I don't know what they were thinking.

 

No it's not.  The Devils aren't playing the Rags in this series or even in the previous one.


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 12:15 PM

The Garden is dead. What lousy fans. Don't ever let them tell you they're fan base is great or that msg is some mystical place. Compete sh!t.

 

Worst fans and quietest building in the league. From an objective standpoint, I'd put Sabres, Habs, Red Wings, Flyers, Sharks, even Tampa Bay and Isles fans above them in terms of quality and dedication (as well as all Canadian teams, obviously). Aside from the not-so-great 90% attendance number, Devils fans are pretty good, or at least improving. Even Rangers fans are surprised at the chants and atmosphere we have, it's just our actual attendance that needs some more consistency.

 

The renovated Garden, the new box seats, the Chase bridges, the huge spike in prices now that they're a consistent "two-round playoff team" (OMG!!) has taken a huge crap on their fanbase. And they're the first ones to say so themselves, you should hear the "real" Rangers fans this playoffs, they're angry and fed up. The "real" Rangers fans I know only go to games as a Christmas present, or in one of my buddies' case, a graduation present. Regular people just can't afford $80 "cheap seats" for a Tuesday night game against the Oilers, for example.

 

It'll be super interesting to see how things change when the Isles move to Brooklyn. I see a lot of defectors as Lundqvist begins his decline and their 8+ year contract players start getting older.


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 12:18 PM

No it's not.  The Devils aren't playing the Rags in this series or even in the previous one.

 

I'm not talking about "right now". I mean, in terms of the 2012 series or in general, when Rangers-Devils games are being played, throughout the season, etc. It's embarrassing, in general, that our governor and his family are Rangers fans.


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 12:23 PM

rag fans are quiet on the Facebook

 

durr LGR LGR. Lucky Graves sweater for tonight! Gonna get Nashty

 

Hometown - Toms River NJ

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now that's the stuff that boils my blood


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 12:24 PM

durr LGR LGR. Lucky Graves sweater for tonight! Gonna get Nashty

 

Hometown - Toms River NJ

Current City - Emerson NJ

 

now that's the stuff that boils my blood

 

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 12:30 PM

durr LGR LGR. Lucky Graves sweater for tonight! Gonna get Nashty

Hometown - Toms River NJ
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now that's the stuff that boils my blood

Same here '7'. Its disgusting.
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Posted 06 May 2014 - 12:45 PM

Same here '7'. Its disgusting.

 

The worst is when it's someone you know who's all about Jersey THIS and Jersey THAT and pro-Jersey and Jersey pride all the time, etc... In my opinion, Christie fits into that category, which is where my frustration comes from.


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 12:51 PM

The worst is when it's someone you know who's all about Jersey THIS and Jersey THAT and pro-Jersey and Jersey pride all the time, etc... In my opinion, Christie fits into that category, which is where my frustration comes from.

I know... 'Oh I love Jersey, Jersey's the best, nowhere else I'd rather live, blah blah blah... Oh and go Rangers!' Those are the people that can just fvck right off. Its a fvcking joke.

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 01:11 PM

I got to thinking the rags have been in teh playoffs more often than not for the past few years. Despite changing the team completly 2 years ago. They have very few players that I would want on the devils (mcdonaugh and that's it, although zucarrello seems like a great player). How can they manage to always make the playoffs, what core part of there team drives them.

 

 

We all hate on lunqvist he's been the primary constant, and I actually do believe he's overrated, but is it him?

What makes this team tick that they make it to the playoffs year in and out right now.


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 01:34 PM


What makes this team tick that they make it to the playoffs year in and out right now.

 

It's simply because we've dropped....


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 01:37 PM

It's simply because we've dropped....

We beat them in a playoff series two years ago. The last couple of years have been rough, but we haven't dropped THAT much when you look at the bigger picture.
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Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:50 PM

I'm not talking about "right now". I mean, in terms of the 2012 series or in general, when Rangers-Devils games are being played, throughout the season, etc. It's embarrassing, in general, that our governor and his family are Rangers fans.

 

He barely got any press and hardly said a peep about it in 2012 when they played each other.  Now you are just looking for something to hate him about.


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:52 PM

durr LGR LGR. Lucky Graves sweater for tonight! Gonna get Nashty

 

Hometown - Toms River NJ

Current City - Emerson NJ

 

now that's the stuff that boils my blood

 

Ask any of those idiots if they remember Darren Turcotte and they will have a blank expression on their faces.  Apparently the Rags franchise history goes from 1926 to 1940, then they suspended operations until about 1992 or 1993 when they rose from the dead and became champions of the world.


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:25 PM

He barely got any press and hardly said a peep about it in 2012 when they played each other.  Now you are just looking for something to hate him about.

 

C'mon, please don't act so shocked that Devils fans are pissed at our already polarizing governor for being a Rangers fan. I'm not even a Yankees fan, but I think it's pretty funny (and worthy of derision) that Bill DeBlasio is a Red Sox fan, so I guess you can say I'm consistent on the issue.

 

I mean, you can always pull the "it's just sports" card, but yeah, these politicians are opening themselves to criticism.


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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:39 PM

C'mon, please don't act so shocked that Devils fans are pissed at our already polarizing governor for being a Rangers fan. I'm not even a Yankees fan, but I think it's pretty funny (and worthy of derision) that Bill DeBlasio is a Red Sox fan, so I guess you can say I'm consistent on the issue.

 

I mean, you can always pull the "it's just sports" card, but yeah, these politicians are opening themselves to criticism.

 

And I'm saying Christie would have also gotten criticized for cheering for the Devils when he has been a lifelong Rags fan.  Basically he is in a catch 22.  He chose to stick with his guns which at least to me lesser of 2 evils (even though he cheers for an awful team).

 

Those who are hating on Christie for sticking with his Rags are the ones who already have some issue with him.


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