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by IwoCPO on 08/06/08 at 07:53 PM ET
Pressure’s on now Tyler.
Got an email from a triple named dude named Devereaux tonite, pointing me to his blog, The Triple Deke.
Good stuff. He touches on all Detroit sports, with an apparent heavy emphasis on The Dynasty. Here’s what he said about Game 5, that frigging kick to the sack.
...when I detach the Red Wings from my memories of this game and look at it simply as two teams playing for a championship, this game represented everything that I love about sports. It was so unpredictable, at times expertly played, and provided great theatrical entertainment. I’m still scarred by it, as all Red Wings fans will be for as long as they follow this team, but that on its own doesn’t describe how I remember the game. The litany of emotions that my friends and I went through while watching it—the good and the bad—stretched across a wider spectrum than any game previous to it, and I think for that reason alone I can’t leave it off of my Top 10.
Find that along with some other good stuff here, where Triple Deke lists their top 10 Wings games of all time.
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