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National Hockey League 2007-08 thread

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rajputwarrior    280

another one for the habs :)

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Fred Derf    217
Hahaha that was cool. I'm surprised Gaborik didn't re-injure his groin on that. It seems like his groin is made of glass!

Gaborik's glass groin just got a hat trick.

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Ayepecks    117
Cough, cough, I'd like to say I told you all about Zetterberg being a badass :D

I'm re-emphasizing this because I can. :laugh:

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gregb0b    11

Finally the bolts beat the leafs. Vinny scored the game winning goal with 41.5 seconds left :)!

Cant wait for Saturday I'm going to the Carolina game.

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Fred Derf    217

BOSTON (AP) -- Sidney Crosby doesn't have plans to become an NHL tough guy.

"I don't think so," the Pittsburgh captain said Thursday night after his first NHL fight finished off a "Gordie Howe hat trick" in the Penguins' 5-4 shootout win over the Boston Bruins. "It's not something I'm going to make a habit of, by any means."

Crosby scored a goal, assisted on two by Evgeni Malkin, and dropped the gloves with Boston's Andrew Ference for the first fight of his 194-game NHL career.

"I don't know if it was during the whistle or during the play but I just remember him punching me and his glove came off," Crosby said.

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Crosby fought Ference to at least a draw 5:09 into the second period. Ference, given an extra two minutes for starting the bout, had a cut over his left eye. It wasn't clear if that was caused by a punch or Ference's helmet.

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http://sports.yahoo.com/nhl/recap?gid=2007122001

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mikebiacsi    60

Props to Marian Gaborik, 5 goals last night. And to Sidney Crosby for the Geordie Howe hat trick. :yes:

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gregb0b    11

Just got back from the Bolts Hurricanes Game, We lost 3-1 :( But I snapped a pic with my celly. Check out how close I was to the glass :)!

hockeygame.jpg

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Fred Derf    217

Well, I just watched the outdoor Heritage Classic and I think they should do that every year. 72,000 people watched the game outside and another 10,000 watched it on the big screen of the HSBC Arena.

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MikeFu84    18
Well, I just watched the outdoor Heritage Classic and I think they should do that every year. 72,000 people watched the game outside and another 10,000 watched it on the big screen of the HSBC Arena.

Only the one in Edmonton was referred to as the Heritage Classic. They referred to this years game as the Winter Classic. I also hope that they make this a yearly thing, but not a regular season game. I would love to see the All Star game be played outside.

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coolzee    0

Well I hope Montreal or Vancouver goes to final round of the Stanley cup..since the leafs sucks..and the another canadian team is been there already.

:p BTW, the Winter Classic was cool..especially when its much cooler then regular hockey game.

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rajputwarrior    280

habs keep rolling :) ryders back baby!!!!

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Boffa Jones    0

I wouldn't talk too soon, but he definitely looks like he could be having a resurgance (thankfully). I really hope he starts turning it on like Kovalev has done this year. On that note Kovalev is just amazing this year.

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Fred Derf    217
On that note Kovalev is just amazing this year.

Yet, Kovalev gets no respect from Yahoo's Top 50 Big Board. No Montreal player does yet there are two (or more) Leafs listed.

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Boffa Jones    0

It is nice to see that Garon is the number one now, he played great in his last two games. Hopefully this continues, because if it does Garon and Huet are doing great for me.

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mikebiacsi    60

I have just been browsing www.hockeybuzz.com and there seems to be some talk of a trade between Nashville and Washington.

Nashville would send 2 #1's, Dumont, Zidlicky and Suter (possibly Weber depending on who you talk to ) to Washington for Ovechkin and Kolzig?

Wonder what the chances of that actually happening are...

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rajputwarrior    280
I wouldn't talk too soon, but he definitely looks like he could be having a resurgance (thankfully). I really hope he starts turning it on like Kovalev has done this year. On that note Kovalev is just amazing this year.

of course kovy is, as soon as gainey said if he doesn't step up he's done, he stepped up, best player on the team:)

and honestly, ovechkin is not going anywhere... and i quote gord miller "there are two people who write hockey rumours, 13 years old in their parents basement, and 30 year olds in their parents basement"

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bayrider    1

How much longer until a majour shakeup in Leafland?

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rajputwarrior    280

haha, my ducks hammered them last night. I LOVED EVERY SECOND OF IT! Ducks are back baby, and Teemu should be back soon :)

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mikebiacsi    60

rajputwarrior, i thought you were a habs fan, or is it more of the fact that you like to see the leafs getting killed. :p

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Rob2687    72

Leafs are getting crushed by the worst last placed team in the league. :pinch:

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CactuzJak    24

This is rock bottom for the leafs, something needs to be done like tomorrow. This is ridiculous and painful to watch.

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mikebiacsi    60
Damn looks like Ovechkin is happy with one of the shittiest teams in the league and is just about finished setting up a 6 year extension.

http://www.nhl.com/nhl/app?articleid=34952...mp;service=page

Wow 13 years, $124 million. At least he's worth it i guess.

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Boffa Jones    0

He definitely is, but is Washington worth it?

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rajputwarrior    280
rajputwarrior, i thought you were a habs fan, or is it more of the fact that you like to see the leafs getting killed. :p

ducks are my number two team. I was 6 years old when the first movie came out and seven when the team came in the NHL. I got the jerseys and the stanley cup banner to prove it. Disney apparently had a huge effect on me as a kid... I am a habs fan because my dad raised me to become one and i love them more :)

But yes, i love seeing the leafs getting killed. And by LA too, that's just awesome, they are the worst team in the NHL.

and i agree with boffaa, that team honestly doesn't even look like it has a bright future...

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