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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby SolidSnake on Sun Jun 02, 2013 2:30 pm

ExPatriatePen wrote:
SolidSnake wrote:I didn't start the thread and I crowned them, what else do you want?


Next weeks Powerball lottery numbers please.

It's my secret!
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:22 pm

These guise are terrabule
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby SolidSnake on Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:24 pm

I crowned them, said the cup is theirs.
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:37 pm

SolidSnake wrote:I think most are aware of my Blackhawks dislike. Chicago won't make it past LA.

<sigh>
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby SolidSnake on Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:38 pm

SolidSnake wrote:I crowned them, said the cup is theirs.
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby SolidSnake on Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:39 pm

D Y N A S T Y!
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:42 pm

They should just concede the series to LA.

It's hopeless.

:pop:
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby SolidSnake on Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:43 pm

I'm pulling for Chicago the rest of the way
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sun Jun 02, 2013 11:07 pm

SolidSnake wrote:I'm pulling for Chicago the rest of the way

Is that capitulation I'm smelling?
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby SolidSnake on Sun Jun 02, 2013 11:29 pm

ExPatriatePen wrote:
SolidSnake wrote:I'm pulling for Chicago the rest of the way

Is that capitulation I'm smelling?

No smartassness is what it is
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sat Jun 08, 2013 2:10 pm

Hawks win tonight? :pop:
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:46 pm

ExPatriatePen wrote:Hawks win tonight? :pop:

I just can't believe how horrible they are :pop:

I'll bet the kings are just toying with them.
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sun Jun 09, 2013 12:05 am

ExPatriatePen wrote:
ExPatriatePen wrote:Hawks win tonight? :pop:

I just can't believe how horrible they are :pop:

I'll bet the kings are just toying with them.


It's such a shame how much these Blackhawks suck eh?
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby ulf on Sun Jun 09, 2013 12:04 pm

the last two pages of this thread were 2 of the worst pages of threads in lgp history
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby 71Aj66ax87 on Sun Jun 09, 2013 12:08 pm

SolidSnake wrote:I'm pulling for Chicago the rest of the way


Same here,my friend Ben Hamilton is a big time Hawks fan.
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby marek on Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:49 pm

this just in: the Kings aren't that good either

LOL

Boston in 4
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby mikey287 on Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:06 pm

marek wrote:LOL


Indeed.

For those that didn't see it, this is roughly what the Blackhawks looked like around game 7, 8, 9 (whatever) of the season, when the wheels were greased and they were firing on all cylinders. It's just tough to touch the puck against them. Tough to score on them when you only see the puck whiz by you in the other direction. That Kings team is quality too.

Like I said, they sleepwalked through Minnesota without lifting an eyelid. It carried into Detroit and then they got going and they went into juggernaut status. Boston will be a tough match for them, but I said the same thing about LA...so who knows...two of the best duking it out for the Cup though, no doubt.
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby BurghersAndDogsSports on Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:22 pm

mikey287 wrote:
marek wrote:LOL


Indeed.

For those that didn't see it, this is roughly what the Blackhawks looked like around game 7, 8, 9 (whatever) of the season, when the wheels were greased and they were firing on all cylinders. It's just tough to touch the puck against them. Tough to score on them when you only see the puck whiz by you in the other direction. That Kings team is quality too.

Like I said, they sleepwalked through Minnesota without lifting an eyelid. It carried into Detroit and then they got going and they went into juggernaut status. Boston will be a tough match for them, but I said the same thing about LA...so who knows...two of the best duking it out for the Cup though, no doubt.


Its easy to say because they had the best record and are in the finals now (so I am a genius for pointing this out) but it really shows how smart they built the team. 4 stars on the top 2 lines but Toews and Hossa also really, really excel as two way players. Around that throw in either defensive specialists or role players like Handzus, Bickell , Bolland, Stalberg. Add in 3 minutes eating dmen to pair with at the very least 3 above average guys.

Just a smart set up. Dont get too cute, dont get too smart. Dont feel the need to trade a for a 2nd line center like Vancouver did. Round out your team, your top 4 guys are good enough get the plugs around them and just play hockey.

Fun to watch.
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby mikey287 on Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:34 pm

Their balance throughout their lines and pairings is impressive. And despite all the flash and speed they show, Michal Handzus is their second line center right now...he's slow as a goat, but hey, whatever works...
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby BurghersAndDogsSports on Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:44 pm

Yeah, I think its just good balance. Can run with a guy like Handzus / Bolland as your 2nd line center if you have those other 4 running your show (sprinkle in Bickell) and the balance between speed, skill, defensive, play role players is pretty cool to watch.
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby Lt. Dish on Tue Jun 11, 2013 1:49 am

Is this an appropriate place to comment on Viktor Stalberg's dreaminess?

No?

Hmm.

Alrighty then, my bad. As you were...
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby Shakes on Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:57 pm

Too soon?
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby SolidSnake on Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:00 pm

I''l eat my crow now
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby bh on Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:03 pm

Boy, someone got this wrong.
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Re: Blackhawks aren't that good

Postby columbia on Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:04 pm

columbia wrote:We shall see.
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