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3 hours ago, NJDfan1711 said:

Because of the name and the actual word itself, I think it's OK.  The Minnesota "Wilds" probably wouldn't sound right. 

I wasn’t suggesting they should pluralize their sh!tty name lol. 

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While I think the Vegas logo coulda been better and incorporated hidden hockey sticks, it ain't bad.

And I think the Kraken sounds badass and that's a great start!  The S is clever the way it is a tentacle splitting the S, and the space needle on the anchors captures their big draw... Besides rain and Starbucks and hippies.

I see a second logo with a mean sea beast in their future.

Better then the salmons! Or the sockeyes! You think that wouldn't have become the Load Socks!?!?

 

On 7/24/2020 at 6:17 PM, jagknife said:

 

..., but like MD said, they were worried about gambling....

I think the WNBA team took Aces

To be fair, I don't think the WNBA has too much to worry about when it comes to gambling habits of their enormous fanbase.

 

On 7/25/2020 at 9:23 AM, vadvlfan said:

AND they won a Stanley coupe

🤔 I gotta say, I wouldn't mind winning one of these!

188 Stanley 735C Opera Coupe (1921) - James Melton | Flickr

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/45676495@N05/46077758742/in/photostream/

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57 minutes ago, Masked Fan said:

Better then the salmons! Or the sockeyes! You think that wouldn't have become the Load Socks!?!

I make puns as my main hobby and I never would have made that connection. 

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55 minutes ago, mfitz804 said:

I make puns as my main hobby and I never would have made that connection. 

I'm a Navy Vet. Socks can never be the same...

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14 hours ago, Nicomo said:

Jazz, Magic, Heat, Thunder...

Ah, true.  Jazz is kinda weird, but Magic/Heat/Thunder kinda go back to my Lightning example.  Are they really singular?  

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7 minutes ago, NJDfan1711 said:

Ah, true.  Jazz is kinda weird, but Magic/Heat/Thunder kinda go back to my Lightning example.  Are they really singular?  

Jazz is even weirder because the franchise kept that name even when they moved from New Orleans to Salt Lake City.  That would be like the Devils being called the New Jersey Rockies.  I have no idea why the Jazz kept that name (though not like they’re the only ones...teams have kept nicknames that no longer applies to their new city (Dodgers, Flames, Lakers, etc).

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Just wanted to let you guys know that it is 4pm on a Tuesday in July and I am watching two NHL teams play against each other.

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The setup is done well. It sounds like there's almost audio of fans mumbling during play but it's hard to tell. There's definitely audio of  fans cheering after the goals.

My only complaint is I don't like having goal horns for each team. It should only be for the "home" team. 

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Off topic but it annoys me that MSG only airs Best of games for the Rags and Isles these days. Haven’t seen one for the Devils in quite a while yet the Rags and Isles games are on every night.

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12 hours ago, devlman said:

Off topic but it annoys me that MSG only airs Best of games for the Rags and Isles these days. Haven’t seen one for the Devils in quite a while 

Yeah, like not since like 2012...

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12 hours ago, devlman said:

Off topic but it annoys me that MSG only airs Best of games for the Rags and Isles these days. Haven’t seen one for the Devils in quite a while yet the Rags and Isles games are on every night.

Unfortunately that's because they made the playoffs and we didn't 

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5 minutes ago, Satans Hockey said:

Unfortunately that's because they made the playoffs and we didn't 

Yeah sadly the ratings for Best of Devils games would probably be less than nothing right now...I don't really think they have much of a wide appeal.  I readily admit that I might watch a full Best Of game here and there, or check out a period or two if I know that a certain game's on (80s games are kind of a hoot), but in general I can't honestly say that I'm starving for replays of old Devils games (many of which I've likely already seen)...especially since there's tons of videos on YouTube of signature Devils moments, and in some cases, even some full games.  

At this point, I'm just looking forward to eventually getting back to some semblance of Old Normal, and watching new games then.  

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8 hours ago, Satans Hockey said:

Unfortunately that's because they made the playoffs and we didn't 

#Nottheplayoffs lul. They're in the play-in. If it was the playoffs NJ would be getting Van's pick. 

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