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NJDevs4978

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#1055036 GDT: Philadelphia Flyers @ New Jersey Devils 7pm

Posted by NJDevs4978 on 08 October 2011 - 10:50 PM

Am I missing something? Did we already play 20 games this season? I realize they've played like sh!t tonight but it's 1 freakin' game.

The overreactions are always priceless.


Problem is the Devils can't afford a bad start, they just can't. Both because it'll kill off any good momentum the second half of the season gave us and because it makes it that much more likely Parise's out the door at the end of the year (either via trade because we're out of the postseason mix or via FA because he's sick of our downward spiral).

The team was just not at all prepared for this. The energy level was sh!t, or maybe it wasn't. I hope it was sh!t though because the alternative isn't good.


They had energy, just no brains. The forwards gave the puck away like twenty times (I'm not exaggerating) and at least half of them were careless la-de-da passes.

Plus this team's just too finesse right now in the top nine, they have two big bodies and one of them (Palmeri) doesn't use his and the other (Clarkson) is too stupid to live.
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#985115 All-Star Fantasy Game

Posted by NJDevs4978 on 28 January 2011 - 08:43 PM

I was wondering the same thing. They must have 2 jerseys of each player.


I'm sure they have to, it can't be that prepackaged. It's not like it'd cost a lot for them to make two jerseys and the unneeded jerseys they can send to Cambodia or wherever the NFL sent those 19-0 Patrtiots Super Bowl shirts :lol:
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#983886 2012 Jets Thread

Posted by NJDevs4978 on 25 January 2011 - 07:49 AM

Misconception #3. The Jets will lose both Braylon Edward & Santonio Holmes. *FALSE!
1 will stay.. 1 will go. Braylon has the tools.. the size.. and the chemistry with Sanchez from playing 2 seasons with him, so I think the Jets keep Edwards and let Santonio walk. The fact that Holmes only played 11 full games with the Jets (and they won all but 1 of those games where he didn't play) should in fact tell you something. Holmes is without question, an explosive player, and he will be missed. But it's year 3 with the Sanchez experiment, and the training wheels are coming off. He'll be asked to do more with less this season, and that's how it should be.
Yes.. Holmes & Coles will both be gone next season. But with Braylon, Cotchery, Keller, Smith, LT, Greene, and McKnight.. Sanchez is still surrounded with weapons.


I'd probably rather keep Santonio of the two if it comes down to it. Yeah Braylon had a better year overall but Santonio made the big plays at the end of the Denver, Houston, New England games to win them and plus can you really trust a guy like Braylon (with the issues he had in Cleveland and the DWI last year) once he gets the big contract? He didn't respond too well the last time he got big money. I know Santonio had some problems in the past too but they never affected him on the field and he didn't have one misstep this year, and he'll only be better with another year in the system like Braylon this year.

Your list is probably fairly accurate, other than your pro-Taylor stance, too much playing time or not he didn't really make much of a difference at all other than the safety in Pittsburgh during the regular season. I don't mind Tomlinson staying but he cannot - CANNOT - be the main ball carrier again like he was this year. He can be the third-down back and get spot carries but it's got to be more like a 65-35 ratio in favor of Greene at least.

But it's almost impossible to answer every question until we see how the landscape shapes up...if there's no cap then we might keep both WR's, if there is a cap which there probably will be then we'll only keep one in all likelihood. And if there is a cap we might have to decide an upper limit on what we'll spend to keep certain guys like Cromartie.
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#978677 Martin Not Setting the World on Fire

Posted by NJDevs4978 on 09 January 2011 - 06:42 PM

Martin's a luxury on the Pens but he'd still be invaluable to us.
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#975432 Marty is now the "co-#1" goaltender - sharing duties

Posted by NJDevs4978 on 03 January 2011 - 05:49 PM

And how many games a season did Patrick Roy play? His career high was 68 games. Marty has played in at least 70 games a season 12 times in his career. Kinda easy to pad stats when you play many more friggin games.


Oh please...he gets no credit for being durable enough to play 70+ games a year? And how many Vezinas has he won since Hasek, three, four? Along with three Cups, one (well really two) gold medals I'd say that's more than enough proof of his excellence.

His low GAA was easy to get when you have 2-1, 1-1, and 1-0 games druing the late 90's.



And how about his still-low GAA and save percentage the last five years with declining defenses? I'm sorry, no defense with Colin White and Mike Mottau as your top pairing can be considered elite. There's no way the Devils three years ago should have even made the playoffs and they wound up with home-ice in the first round. Where Marty's overplaying has hurt has been in April since the lockout but before the lockout he could play 70+ and go through a playoff run just fine.
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#972864 Brodeur Shatters Stick Over Crossbar After Elias Scores in Practice

Posted by NJDevs4978 on 27 December 2010 - 08:43 PM

Kovie drops the gloves. Marty breaks his stick over a team mate making a goal on him in practice. Zajac dropped the gloves a few weeks ago. Frustrations are running high. At what point does frustration stop and the players just flat out dont give a sh!t?


lol, if they're giving a sh!t now when they've lost 7-1, 5-1, 5-1 and 4-1 in their last four games (the last two to the 28th and 29th place teams in the NHL) then I'd hate to see them when they aren't! :blink:
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