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Revan

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  1. Was kind of hoping for a lower voice (yeah, I like Gary Thorne; that NBC guy with Rangers roots who was rumored sounded good to me, too), but I'm OK with this. Definitely a step up over Cangi. Maybe a little irritating when he REALLY raises his voice during some of those calls but overall sounds solid.
  2. How about they actually had a good year and simply fell off the cliff afterwards? Happens all the time to different players (see: Gusev). As Colorado mentioned, they played with a different center at times as well.
  3. How they can possibly stick to Hynes is beyond me...
  4. My goodness, with all the luck the Rangers had this postseason I was still sitting there nervous with 15 seconds left. That's probably when I realized even they can't do anything about this anymore. Can't remember the last time I was so nervous watching the NHL. 2012 for sure, I guess. What a feeling. I can sleep well at night again!
  5. WOW. Just like anything Lou-related, this came out of nowhere. The man is 72 and still basically single-handedly running this franchise. How long can you go like this? I really like this, too. Couldn't imagine Lou getting fired. We don't know exactly what happened behind the curtain, but he's staying as president, so clearly it's not like the ownership has had it with him and is kicking him out. Gradual changes, I like that. Still, an end of an era and a huge day in club's history. Can't help but feel a bit nostalgic.
  6. Oh no, what are you going to do with your life now?
  7. Not sure what the link has to do with the thread, but I love the subtle green touch in there. Nice shoes!
  8. Having maybe his worst season yet (in his "adult" career anyway, not counting his very first year or two)... Strange they didn't pick Jagr.
  9. Very happy about it. Watching hockey this year might just get a little bit less depressing.
  10. Terrible to hear. Still, it seems like a minor miracle they waited so long, considering every single thing during games seems sponsored (Foxwoods FInal Five? Come on...) and the CGI ads on the glass (cause covering every single inch of the boards with adverts isn't enough). Well, that sounds like the best case scenario and I guess a sponsor logo below the number on the jersey's back wouldn't bother me that much... But then again, it would be barely noticeable, so I doubt they're gonna go that way. I hate to think of big ads on the front. When it comes to this, I just hope the Devils go with Prudential, it just makes sense, as a huge company straight from Newark. The fans are also used to it with the arena naming rights, so I guess no one would mind. Or if it's not them, then at least try for it to make sense with the sponsor being connected to the area or the team somehow. Having McDonald's or some other big generic company would just make it even worse.
  11. Thought about going to bed after two but I knew I was too pissed to fall sleep anyway (I still am and it's fvcking 4 am here). What an awful stretch shaping up.
  12. Much like they've been doing these entire playoffs, the Kings find ways to complicate their own lives (that's why I'm not counting on a sweep or even a 5 game series, more like LA in 6). And much like these playoffs, when the time comes, the BS ends, they start playing hockey and once that happens, there's no match for them. They look like they were born to play those big games. Sucks it has to be them, but then again, after everything they've done so far this year, I feel even more confident with them in the final than with the Blackhawks.
  13. Revan

    We Got Rutuu

    The deal makes zero sense to me. And we're just THE team that needs to get older when we have, like, one 23-yo player on our roster. Unless the Canes eat up 3M or so of this cap hit (and that's probably not going to happen), it's a brutal deal.
  14. Kamil Stoch is the man! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDYCtRdCKg8
  15. BTW, if I'm Schneider, I'm asking for a trade right now Roy-style. Just kidding, maybe, but if I'm pissed at this, I really can't imagine being him after tonight's game.
  16. fvcking pathetic. How they fall apart like that while seeing an empty net when they are so good on the PK all season long... Just hard to understand. If they can't stand that much pressure, then they really don't belong in the playoffs.
  17. Micheletti actually complimenting the Devils defense (and Jagr, too) all period long. That's refreshing. I kinda like the play-by-play guy, too (don't know his name and can't remember if he does pbp for any team on a daily basis), I really miss the days when we had good play-by-play on our broadcasts.
  18. Haha, she made that Rangers kid talking after her look really stupid. "Why are they better then the Devils?" "Uhm... cause they play in New York... and... nobody likes the Devils". Yeah...
  19. Now that I look around the web and read some comments it's clear to me this is not that big of a deal to people. Six (!) outdoor games this season and ours isn't even the only one played at this venue. Sure, we're going to remember this, and so are the Rangers fans, but for fans around the league it was just another game between teams they don't really care about and I bet a year (two max) from now most people aren't even going to remember the score. So yeah, the talk about embarrassing the franchise forever and dooming the club's image is just blowing this way out of proportion - it's not like this was a 3rd or 4th round playoff game. That being said, Marty did have a terrible game, so did our defense and those guys picked a really bad time to do that, cause all the Devils fans wanted a good experience they could remember for years to come and instead, they don't want anything to do with this game anymore. But that's about it.
  20. Every time he would interview someone, it was on the Rangers side - and that itself wouldn't be that bad (he's got a job to do), but each time he really kissed them on the ass and especially looked like the biggest Rangers homer when he briefly interviewed some random Rags fans in the 3rd / late 2nd. Hated the vibe I got from that and from most of the broadcast, too.
  21. What pisses me off maybe more than anything else this season is that they seem to sh!t the bed pretty much every time they get close to a nice playoff position. Win tonight and suddenly you're 2nd in the division. Nope, they forfeit the game after the 1st. Not the first time it happened this season (though I can't remember them looking as bad as in those last two periods in a loong time). At the end of the day, I'm afraid that's they were belong - right below that playoff spot. Yeah, that was awful. I mean, was it that hard to get an ex-Devil in there for an interview? Even friggin Dano? Also, Roenick was unlistenable, I used to not care about him in the past, I dislike him after today. The whole thing was retarded, since he never even played for the Rags.
  22. Haha, who's in retard mode? If anything, I countered what you said Rags fans might say.
  23. Yeah, because the 2 pts. in this game are somehow more valuable than any other ones. I'll take winning the previous three Rangers games this season and losing this one than the other way around.
  24. I wasn't even aware of those numbers. Haven't thought too much about this possibly being his last Rangers game (at least in the Devils - Rangers rivalry) either. Wow, that makes it even more emotional. Writers ask Marty about playing somewhere for the last time non stop, but I haven't really been paying attention (esp. with him saying he might go another year [and with another team, possibly]), but yeah, realizing this might be the last time I watch him playing the Rangers... if he wins, I'm gonna get choked up for sure!
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