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Jackson Browne Is Banned Forever

Stupid move on my part yesterday.  I introduced one JB, then concluded with another JB and in the process pretty much guaranteed a shutout at the hands of some BJs.  

Yesterday reminded us that (a) the Wings are not ripe with talent so grit is kinda required these days, and (b) we are in for a long stress-filled journey the next two months if Detroit can't beat Columbus in Columbus.  Because if the Wings can't win there, they're not going to win in Anaheim, Chicago, San Jose or practically any other town. There's also this (c): the Wings powerplay is disgusting.  Not just on the road. Overall. It's obscenely inept.

But of course, since they're at home, playing the same team that whipped them yesterday, with almost the identical lineup Detroit iced in shitbag Columbus 24 hours ago...they'll go like 4 for 7 with the man up and win 8-1.  Because Howard means that much, right?

Wrong, bitch. Wrong.  Uncle Mike?  

If the powerplay isn't working, that's on you.  Not Tom Renney or any assistant before him we saw fit to lay waste to.  No.  You might have delegated a few things but when it sucks it's on you.  And if a team can't win on the road, in Columbus? That's on you, too.  And if a team loses a season series to...Columbus?  

That's you too, big boy.

But we still dig you, Mike. We do.  It's just getting harder to type it.

It's a Live Blog, bitches. No songs. No gimmicks. No predictions. Just a steamroller full of tar, warm beer, some out of date cheddar and an ass-ton of stress.  

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dougie's avatar

Watching the Wings has become so much work, I look forward to the 15 minute break after each period.

Posted by dougie on 03/10/13 at 05:39 PM ET

MoreShoot's avatar

25 secs of 5 on 3: NO shots on goal.

Posted by MoreShoot on 03/10/13 at 05:39 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Ahahahahahahahaaaa…the best shooters for the Wings on the ice for 23 seconds of a two-man advantage PP and spent more time passing.

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 03/10/13 at 05:40 PM ET

Jeff  OKWingnut's avatar

If the ice is bad now, I can hardly wait for the playoffs.

I admire your optimism Kate, I wish I shared it.

Posted by Jeff OKWingnut from Quest for 12 on 03/10/13 at 05:40 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

no time taking off the clock on the second penalty,

... so the play didn’t happen?

“A false faceoff.”

hahahahahaha

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/10/13 at 05:41 PM ET

Hootinani's avatar

Finally get some good setups and they shank it wide or wiff completely.

I am perturbed.

Posted by Hootinani on 03/10/13 at 05:41 PM ET

Red Winger's avatar

Not quite - - they are better than DET this season.

Posted by Jeff OKWingnut from Looking for a “D” man on 03/10/13 at 06:33 PM ET

thanks for not letting me lie to myself

Posted by Red Winger from Sault Ste Marie on 03/10/13 at 05:42 PM ET

behind the net in G.R.'s avatar

“A false faceoff.”
hahahahahaha
Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/10/13 at 06:41 PM ET

Is that what a Falsie is?

Posted by behind the net in G.R. on 03/10/13 at 05:43 PM ET

42jeff's avatar

Finally get some good setups and they shank it wide or wiff completely.

I am perturbed.

Posted by Hootinani from Just outside Delta College Admissions Office on 03/10/13 at 06:41 PM ET

Just wait until/if Sammy comes back

Posted by 42jeff from The greater Howard City, MI metroplex on 03/10/13 at 05:44 PM ET

Kate from Pa.-made in Detroit's avatar

I can’t watch. BRB.

Lets Go Red Wings!!!!!

Posted by Kate from Pa.-made in Detroit on 03/10/13 at 05:55 PM ET

CaptainDennisPolonich's avatar

I just caught up on the LB and the score and I found myself wishing the honey do list was longer.

Posted by CaptainDennisPolonich from The Land of Fake Boobs and Real Nuts on 03/10/13 at 05:56 PM ET

Hootinani's avatar

Just wait until/if Sammy comes back

Posted by 42jeff from Minot, North Dakota on 03/10/13 at 06:44 PM ET

My ultimate nightmare is Bertuzzi doing a spinorama drop pass to Sammy who shanks a shot high and wide into Pavs face.  Wakes me up with cold sweats.

Posted by Hootinani on 03/10/13 at 05:56 PM ET

42jeff's avatar

I just caught up on the LB and the score and I found myself wishing the honey do list was longer.

Posted by CaptainDennisPolonich from Warm and sunny SoCal on 03/10/13 at 06:56 PM ET

If you want, you could come up and fold my laundry

Posted by 42jeff from The greater Howard City, MI metroplex on 03/10/13 at 05:56 PM ET

42jeff's avatar

My ultimate nightmare is Bertuzzi doing a spinorama drop pass to Sammy who shanks a shot high and wide into Pavs face.  Wakes me up with cold sweats.

Posted by Hootinani from Just outside Delta College Admissions Office on 03/10/13 at 06:56 PM ET

True, that would be a travesty…but we all know that Bert’s pass would be picked off and head back toward Jimmy

Posted by 42jeff from The greater Howard City, MI metroplex on 03/10/13 at 05:57 PM ET

Rumbear's avatar

I found myself wishing the honey do list was longer.

I hear ya….pull up a chair.

Posted by Rumbear from Top O the Hasek, with 3 fingers of rum & a cigar.. on 03/10/13 at 05:57 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Third period.

Oh…we still have that two-man thing for a couple minutes?

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 03/10/13 at 05:57 PM ET

42jeff's avatar

ASS!!

Posted by 42jeff from The greater Howard City, MI metroplex on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

Jeff  OKWingnut's avatar

Holleee *#$%@&, we scored

Posted by Jeff OKWingnut from Quest for 12 on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Well, Ass ties it up.

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

Thunderpriest's avatar

Finally!!

Posted by Thunderpriest on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

Red Winger's avatar

Mule

He does have a heartbeat

Posted by Red Winger from Sault Ste Marie on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

Rumbear's avatar

There we GO!!

Posted by Rumbear from Top O the Hasek, with 3 fingers of rum & a cigar.. on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

calquake's avatar

Didn’t I tell ya Ass was gonna score today.

Posted by calquake on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

WestWing's avatar

five on three power play goal for Detroit—don’t see that very often.

Posted by WestWing from Portland, Oregon on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

Little Redhead's avatar

5 on 3 - Franzen Scores 2-2 Cool!

 

Posted by Little Redhead from the Engineer's chair on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

Hootinani's avatar

Woohoo!

Pulled the old rope-a-dope

Showed em Kroner, gave em Mule

Posted by Hootinani on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

Bent's avatar

Nice play!  2-2.

Posted by Bent from The U.P. on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

stonehands-78's avatar

perfect

Posted by stonehands-78 from the beginning ... a WingsFan, on 03/10/13 at 05:58 PM ET

Jeff  OKWingnut's avatar

. . . power play goal for Detroit—don’t see that very often.

FIXT

Posted by Jeff OKWingnut from Quest for 12 on 03/10/13 at 06:00 PM ET

TheRealYooper's avatar

0:25 Johan Franzen 5 (power play) (Assists: Damien Brunner 9, Henrik Zetterberg 21)

Posted by TheRealYooper from within sight of the edge of the Earth. on 03/10/13 at 06:00 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Tots hungry this period.

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 03/10/13 at 06:00 PM ET

CaptainDennisPolonich's avatar

I don’t know what 93 Mick is what watching but the only way Ass seems to be able to score 30-40 goals is while he is asleep and dreaming

Posted by CaptainDennisPolonich from The Land of Fake Boobs and Real Nuts on 03/10/13 at 06:01 PM ET

Jeff  OKWingnut's avatar

Hank = snake-bitten

Posted by Jeff OKWingnut from Quest for 12 on 03/10/13 at 06:02 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Holy schnickens in a bread basket.  Refs actually calling shit as they’re supposed to?

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 03/10/13 at 06:03 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Yeah, nice shot from the point again, Kronner.

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 03/10/13 at 06:04 PM ET

Jeff  OKWingnut's avatar

The 4 liners PP looks for dangerous than the top-guns.

Posted by Jeff OKWingnut from Quest for 12 on 03/10/13 at 06:04 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Holy crap what a play by Smitty!

Posted by SYF from The Revenge of Johnny E on 03/10/13 at 06:05 PM ET

42jeff's avatar

Hey this Smith kid is alright

Posted by 42jeff from The greater Howard City, MI metroplex on 03/10/13 at 06:05 PM ET

Rumbear's avatar

I like these kids!

Posted by Rumbear from Top O the Hasek, with 3 fingers of rum & a cigar.. on 03/10/13 at 06:05 PM ET

WestWing's avatar

Fuchin hell yes Brendan Smith, standing up for yourself, good on him.

Posted by WestWing from Portland, Oregon on 03/10/13 at 06:06 PM ET

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