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*** Official Ice-Hockey Thread ***

Discussion in 'Randomination' started by Daisuk, 30 Nov 2013.

  1. Daisuk

    Daisuk Frederic Kanoute

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    The Avs got absolutely bossed by the Wild tonight, 2-1 loss, 2-2 in the series. Not impressed by the match tonight, barely had a shot on goal!
     
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    stinkfoot Gudni Bergsson

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    Daisuk Frederic Kanoute

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    :ross:

    The Avs went out last night to the Wild, 5-4 in OT. Hadn't seen that one coming, to be honest. :(
     
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    Heda SPURSCZ Erik Edman

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    Daisuk Frederic Kanoute

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    The Ducks will take it, I think. They look strong.
     
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    Mr_B Steve Hodge

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    shocking collapse by the san jose sharks 3-0 up and then losing 4-3, only the 4th time this has ever happened, lots of goals in these playoffs, far more than usual, will favour a team like the penguins
     
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    Daisuk Frederic Kanoute

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    Super necro of an old thread, but this year's Stanley Cup is looking gooood! Tampa Bay Lightning pretty much cruised through the league games (all 82 of them), beat record after record, and have pretty much looked like what City looked like through most of last year, but now find themselves 2-0 down in the best of 7 series against ... Columbus Blue Jackets! Lightning have lost two straight home games against the Blue Jackets, and their record breaking number one player Nikita Kucherov was given a match penalty for dangerously pushing Markus Nuutivara against the boards last night - he'll most likely face disciplinary action. Crazy stuff.

    My team, Colorado Avalanche, lost the first playoff match away to Calgary Flames (4-0), much thanks to Flames's goalie Mike Smith playing exceptionally well. The Flames have looked solid this year, so they'll be tought to beat, but despite the 4-0 scoreline we (I say "we" only for Spurs and the Avs, haha) looked quite good and deserved more in the game. Game 2 coming up tonight.

    Elsewhere the Islanders are leading the series 2-0 over Pittsburgh (winning two home matches), which some people find surprising (Pittsburgh are like ... the ManU of old of ice-hockey in a sense, always up there with the best, and the Islanders are like ... Leicester, I guess). Dallas Stars won the first match away to Predators (who are also generally a very good team), Blues leading 2-0 after playing two away matches at the Jets, Sharks and Golden Knights 1-1. So many good matches already, it's promising to be one hell of a playoff! :D
     
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    Daisuk Frederic Kanoute

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    Avs hit back in Calgary. I woke up this morning watching Nathan mckinnon scoring 3-2 in overtime. :D

    2-1 islanders in the second period at penguins now. Islanders the better team. Exciting game. Pittsburgh struggling badly. Will be 3-0 down in the series if they lose this.
     
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    NaijaSpurs Frederic Kanoute

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    I do not know much about ice-hockey but last year I went to Canada and saw my first and only ice-hockey match. It was not one of the top teams but it was brilliant watching it live, it really is a contact sport. Watching it on tv does not compare even remotely to watching ice hockey live
     
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    Daisuk Frederic Kanoute

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    For the first time in nhl history, two bottom seeded teams have eliminated two top seeded teams in the first round of the playoffs. Blue jackets swiped tampa 4-0, colorado crushed Flames over five games, winning the series 4-1 early this morning. Playoff hockey at its finest. :D right no, no one is favorites to win it all, it looks completely open.
     
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    tw12yid Danny Murphy

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    Didn’t know we had this thread. Pittsburgh fan. Bit gutted they got knocked out. Even more gutted that Crosby won’t turn out for Canada at the Worlds. As I’m seeing GB v Canada when I go for the first weekend of it.
     
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    Daisuk Frederic Kanoute

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    Another division winner out the door in the first round! Dallas stars beat predators and goes up against St Louis blues in the second round.
     
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    Daisuk Frederic Kanoute

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    Game 7 of Sharks vs Golden Knights. Knights leading 3-0 with 10 mins to go of the last period. Sharks come back to amazingly lead 4-3, but late equalizer and it goes to overtime. Sharks win it and phase Avalanche in the next round. Going to be a cracker. Stanley Cup has really delivered the goods so far this season. :D
     
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    Mr_B Steve Hodge

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    absolute crapshoot this game, forgot I posted here 5 years ago, sharks were so lucky to advance against vegas dais, it was never a 5 minute major penalty.
     
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    Daisuk Frederic Kanoute

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    Ah, yeah, I read on Reddit that a lot of fans were quite angry with that, I only got to see bits and pieces of that crazy third period. Avs lost to Sharks this morning. 3-2 now. Will have to go to game 7 if we're to advance. The Spurs in me says we won't, but we've played some excellent games so far in the playoff, it's actually possible.
     
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    Daisuk Frederic Kanoute

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    Congrats to St Louis Blues with their first Stanley cup ever! Sensational. They were rock bottom on January the 3rd, but ended up winning the cup. Happy ending to a crazy Stanley cup. :D
     

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