mikey287 wrote:Not taking it personally, I couldn't care less about Reimer really...it's just kind of weird that someone can look at Reimer's whole career and evaluate his play and the reply is him making a single save...I love to talk hockey, but it's pretty silly when one person talks about hockey and one person makes a macaroni art rendition of a goalie mask and goes, "see...I told you he was a goalie..." What's the point...?
Here's my post for you to re-read and, perhaps in the future, depict a little more accurately...viewtopic.php?f=6&t=60373&start=4675#p2422030
mikey287 wrote:Normally Reimer blows...
slappybrown wrote:That's the first thing you say in your first post about Reimer. You want to retract that, and take a more defensible position, fine. But don't act like either Godric or I depicted you "[in]accurately" when your opening statement is "Reimer sucks."
slappybrown wrote:I have absolutely no idea what the macaroni metaphor above is, but: yikes. You think I am "butchering" numbers (that was a highlight in your series of passive-aggressive jabs two or three pages after I last posted -- and across multiple threads no less!) by citing to Reimer's save% and the Leafs high shots against and weak defensive corps and constantly awful negative Corsi, but that sentence's existence makes me sad and scared and shudddder.
slappybrown wrote:I promise you a full post addressing the rest of your posts last night when I get more time.
slappybrown wrote:tldnr; its pretty silly when some people try to have a discussion and then another person makes a goalpost out of macaroni and moves it around the field but then also makes a bunch of strawmen that he calls macaroni men and then wins the argument against macaroni men by boiling them in the water of their own statistical analysis and specific examples of macaroni man's agility and athleticism while serving them with a side of bottomless tortured metaphor.!
mikey287 wrote:Eh...sorry, I was a little snappier than I should have been. I had just gotten in from a rather hectic morning/early afternoon...my apologies.
bhaw wrote:I don't get it. Unless someone is saying that Riemer is phenomenal (no one has that I can see) are we just arguing whether he's average vs slightly above average?
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