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#1303732 Fans Q&A with Lou

Posted by SterioDesign on 06 February 2015 - 04:32 PM

What wins championships is defense.  Here's the last few cup winners in shots against:


LAK:  2nd

CHI:  4th

LAK:  4th

BOS:  29th

CHI:  1st

PIT:  18th

DET:  1st


A few outliers there - Pittsburgh got significantly better after their coaching change - but in general you have to be a good defensive team to win it all.


Ahhh well sure, just like any stats you can find one stat who's gonna say exactly what you want them to say. Here's mine. In all those playoffs here's where all those teams ranked in goals per games average.


LAK:  1st in goals for per games in the playoffs 

CHI:  6th in GF/G

LAK:  3rd (behind Pittsburgh and Flyers and we know why)

BOS:  5th n GF/G

CHI:  3rd

PIT:  2nd

DET:  1st

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#1302173 Brodeur retires, joins STL front office

Posted by SterioDesign on 27 January 2015 - 09:49 PM

Heres my ultimate dream ending...

Next season, marty signs a PTO, plays a home pre-season game where he's splitting the game with his son. Marty starts, anthony ends the game. And they both have a special moment and an ovation at the end of the game.

Then marty takes a job in the front office.
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#1300779 GDT: New Jersey Devils @ LA Kings 1/14/15

Posted by SterioDesign on 15 January 2015 - 01:20 PM

We should form a club or something!  Guys who Beetlebum doesn't like.. it's a pretty prestigious and proud group.


We could order jackets!


I can do the logo if you want

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#1297749 Oates and Stevens both coaching. Lou overlord. Barr Out.

Posted by SterioDesign on 27 December 2014 - 10:54 AM

Lets remember, we were 10 points ahead of last place in the standing and oilers had one game in hand when this happened.
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#1296838 I really am beginning to hate our fans.

Posted by SterioDesign on 22 December 2014 - 09:26 AM

I'm with HOI with his original post.  Their is never a time I can consider our fans as "classy" like in Montreal. Booing the coach with this group?  Are you kidding me.


Whoah. dude.... Don't want to be rude but you couldn't be any further from the truth there and i think you don't know exactly what you're talking about with this one.

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#1296590 How do you feel about Seth Helgeson?

Posted by SterioDesign on 20 December 2014 - 09:32 PM

To be honest.... i see him as a replacement of Salvador... so here's how i feel


I feel like a mother who saw her daughter going out with an unemployed-no life-drug addict-abusive boyfriend for 4 years and wouldnt do anything about it no matter how bad he was for her.


Then she gets another polite boyfriend who simply works at McDonalds...


So basically i like him like a mother would love that McDonalds kid. 

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#1295232 Reality Check

Posted by SterioDesign on 15 December 2014 - 11:38 AM

How is the original post any sort of reality check? If you're talking about defense exclusively, then maybe it's applicable.

As a whole we're pretty much the opposite of that video.

Swing and a miss. If you're going to try and act like a superior a$$hole to the rest of us, at least make sure you're making sense.


I can agree with everything you said.


Nashville never won anything with Suter, Weber and Rinne. Lets keep that in mind

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#1294023 Official "Marty Watch" Thread

Posted by SterioDesign on 09 December 2014 - 08:48 AM

gotta say a lot of us have quite a few crows to eat with Marty


Saying he was ridiculous to think he could get a spot on a contender... and look at him now.


Good for him and im glad he went to the Blues they are my fav team out west, so many players that i like on that team

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#1291734 GDT: Detroit @ Devils 7:00 PM

Posted by SterioDesign on 28 November 2014 - 10:19 PM

I just watched the star wars trailer like 5 times.... This is a good day Seb, this is a goooood dayyy
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#1290357 The Devils are bad and it's time to tank

Posted by SterioDesign on 21 November 2014 - 12:18 PM

selling players that you're going to lose anyways or dont want to resign to acquire assets to try to get better in the future doesn't mean you're tanking.


Not sure why some posters here keep on bringing that up. 

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#1288622 The Devils are bad and it's time to tank

Posted by SterioDesign on 11 November 2014 - 07:21 PM

It sucks cause were in a bad spot having to make hard decisions cause hard decisions werent made in the past. I'm obviously not a GM im simply a nobody on an internet forum but i did call what i'd do before Lou took action (or didnt) and turns out we would be in a better spot if i was actually the GM. (Thats not saying i think i could be a GM is simply showing that Lou took sh!t decisions and gambled wayyyyy too much, his win now / not thinking of the future mentality killed the team. Actually i think its simply selfish of him cause he knew he won't be here for too long and wanted to win and simply don't care for what's left when he's leaving.


1- Zach. As much it was a hard thing to do Lou HAD to give an ultimatum to Zach that summer, he simply couldn't go for a 1 year deal.


Lou's results = Losing zach for nothing. SD's estimated results = Trade him if you either can't pay for him because of the ownership or if he wants to want for more. Im sure a first round 9 (they had 7th overall that year) + top prospect + NHL player at least would have come back to NJ. The wild had tons of great prospects back then too. And thats only if they would have traded with Minny. more team would have been in for sure.


The cup finals arguments? yeah. well turns out we didn't win. The revenue we got out of it is the only good thing about it. Not worth the sh!t team were watching now if you ask me.


2- Clarkson. We we're a bubble team who just lost a 30 goals scorer we couldnt risk losing another one + if we had a chance of not making the playoffs. Had to look for the future there and not risk him. 


Lou's results = Losing Clarkson for nothing.  SD's estimated results = Trade him at the deadline for decent return. He was coming off a 30 goals season and was on pace for a good one that season. Was still seen has a warrior who could do it all and entering his prime. We could have got a first round pick for him for sure from some teams, even a prospect or a pick.


See where the "were in the playoffs run it would be CRAZY to trade a 3rd line player!" brought us?


3- Salvador. Not signing him to 4 years at that money. Not giving him the C. I dont even have to go deeper into that one. 


4- Fayne. Lou had to see what was coming and had to make room for Fayne cause he was the obvious replacement for Sal. Now we lost Fayne for nothing and have no one to replace Salvador until Santini and we have to see fvcking captain useless do his sh!tshow night after  night.


5- 29th pick. If you have to forfeit a pick in the next 4 years and get the 29th pick. For the love of god give up that fvcking pick. There's no excuse for that one.


Lou's result = Matteau SD's estimated results = 2014 10th overall pick. Nick Ritchie went at that pick but god knows who we coul have picked.


Just from all of those decisions of course we'd had more assets and players on our roster and less need to go and overpay on the market or need to fill so many holes.


I know thats all easy to say "now" but i DID say what i'd do before all of that happened. The only 2 moves Lou did that turns out really good that i would have never made is the Jagr signing and trading for Schneider. Gotta give him credits for that.


Bottom line. I'm no GM but i've been called out like crazy here by the Lou's defenders. But see what a simple "lesser win now no matter what and look for the future" kind of mentality could have brought this team. We could have skipped an official "rebuilt" just with those moves. Not it seems like we'll have to go through it no matter what.


Haters gonna hate. I dont expect any of my haters to suddenly say that im right but it's hard to deny all those points. We'd be in a very very better position than now.

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#1285820 GDT: New Jersey Devils @ Pittsburg Penguins 7PM MSG

Posted by SterioDesign on 29 October 2014 - 10:09 AM

another good news is that we're still tie with a bunch of team in a playoffs spot. Not as if we fell behind and already dig a hole.


That been said we've already seen bad habits and patern from suckness that we had last year. It REALLY needs to be addressed.


I do think a lot of the blame has to go to Pete, we are not an incredibly skilled team but our guys are skilled enough and proved they can score in shootout, have a good PK, protect leads and be dominant.


Now there's a patern of sucking in those areas now and its always repeating. That's on the coach if those things keeps happening cause it's all in the players head. They are either not prepared well enough or they are not in the right mindset. Either they are playing stressed or something but the problem is in their head and again, that's on the coach

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#1285703 GDT: New Jersey Devils @ Pittsburg Penguins 7PM MSG

Posted by SterioDesign on 28 October 2014 - 08:44 PM

the things i said out loud during this game made things i say playing Mario Kart sound like prayers 

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#1281980 Would you trade Adam Larsson...

Posted by SterioDesign on 13 October 2014 - 01:12 AM

You have as good a memory as you are a reader or a thinker.  Does this make any sense?  Could you think about this for a single second and think 'Hey, does this make sense?'  It just shows you don't even know what you don't know - you haven't paid attention to a lot of what I've written.
ATL:  he wasn't calling me a pessimist, he's saying I judge players without context.  The enormous irony of course is that A: I do consider context and that B: it's a lot easier to be skeptical of my method than it is to come up with a counter method.  First it's 'Corsi doesn't matter' now it's 'you have no context'.

You can certainly try to turn this around but i remember clearrrly what i said and if youre really saying that youre never coming up with a statement like... "This guy is no good cause "insert some not favorable stat" bla bla bla..." Black on white with no context. Well i dont know what to tell you. You never bring any context or intangibles or anything other than numbers in your statements, or if u do its verryyyyyyyyyy not often.
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#1279100 2015 Draft Thread

Posted by SterioDesign on 25 September 2014 - 07:12 AM

its great that the whole forfeiting pick thing is now behind us and we don't have to consider it looking into the next draft

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