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jkrdevil
04-07-2012, 19:07
Playoffs! Discuss

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 19:08
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTLgHEtG6JM

Lord Ned Stark
04-07-2012, 19:09
Get **** on!

devilzrule27
04-07-2012, 19:09
I hope they don't start Clemmer cause they we will be doomed.

Lord Ned Stark
04-07-2012, 19:12
http://28.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m1yqwe2hSi1rsfzjyo1_400.gif

jkrdevil
04-07-2012, 19:22
Schedule comes out a 1 tomorrow

vonbonds
04-07-2012, 19:30
I am fucked until Friday this week with work travel. I hope the Devils lay them out in my absence!

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 19:30
http://cdn.smosh.com/sites/default/files/bloguploads/spider-meme-6.jpg

Lord Ned Stark
04-07-2012, 19:47
http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m250jlDJ3Q1qm9t0s.gif

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 19:48
that will definitely be me for every game.

Lord Ned Stark
04-07-2012, 19:50
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bm1SD_baYYI

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 19:51
marty better be fucking ready. no fucking goals like that **** today.

Lord Ned Stark
04-07-2012, 19:51
that one goal that kovi scored on the 5 on 3 vs philly 2 years ago, id love to see him do that again.. get everyone to go down with the fake shot just skate it in and rip it across your body.. insta goal

Lord Ned Stark
04-07-2012, 19:55
if only kovi could have uber intensity and smart decision making at the same time

VaxjoDevil
04-07-2012, 19:56
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFuREgnqV1U&feature=g-all-u&context=G24995f9FAAAAAAAAAAA

School off next week in NJ or not?

Lord Ned Stark
04-07-2012, 19:56
marty better be fucking ready. no fucking goals like that **** today.

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m22xkfrUeI1qk2l67o1_500.gif

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 20:00
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m22xkfrUeI1qk2l67o1_500.gif
i hope we didn't just become best friends :laugh:

Lord Ned Stark
04-07-2012, 20:01
i wish there was school off

Lord Ned Stark
04-07-2012, 20:01
http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m13kesPgEk1r2c3n8o1_500.jpg

Lord Ned Stark
04-07-2012, 20:04
http://i42.tinypic.com/34ifua8.gif
http://www.tumblr.com/photo/1280/krizzyb/16773306812/1/tumblr_ly4t9sCxVJ1qkeg17

Vinnie
04-07-2012, 20:30
If you lose, you're out of the family.

guyincognito
04-07-2012, 20:32
You can look at it two ways:

1) First round bye
2) framing our greatest failure yet.

I choose to be confident until we get a 3 spot thrown up on us in the 1st of Game 1 :laugh:

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 20:35
You can look at it two ways:

1) First round bye
2) framing our greatest failure yet.

I choose to be confident until we get a 3 spot thrown up on us in the 1st of Game 1 :laugh:
I'll either be full of
1) joy
2) extreme rage

VaxjoDevil
04-07-2012, 20:41
You can look at it two ways:

1) First round bye
2) framing our greatest failure yet.

I choose to be confident until we get a 3 spot thrown up on us in the 1st of Game 1 :laugh:


I'll either be full of
1) joy
2) extreme rage

I'm a retard. I don't follow.

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 20:48
I'm a retard. I don't follow.
If we win the series I will be really happy because we finally made it out of the first round in what feels like forever. If we lose the series I will be furious because this is a series that they should win.

SLNP
04-07-2012, 20:55
did someone say playoffs?

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 20:55
http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m1zuc7Eo0p1r62fd5o1_400.gif
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m1zd5tMVbU1qdt9dao1_400.gif
http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m1tj7rXGki1r436uio1_500.gif
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m1jysuMyOb1qdc712o1_400.gif

SLNP
04-07-2012, 21:00
http://i.imgur.com/SxatV.gif

http://i.imgur.com/39PfV.gif

http://i.imgur.com/2LRL3.gif

Devilsfanatic
04-07-2012, 21:03
Haha, Asian Bieber.

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 21:41
If we go 7 games my life will shorten by at least 5 years.

Devilsfanatic
04-07-2012, 21:42
I'd love NJ to dispatch them in four or five. Four would be fantastic. Keep them winless since 1996's third round :laugh:

SLNP
04-07-2012, 21:47
I'd love to get out of FLA at 1-1 at least. they gave us a rough go during the regular season, but we didn't have zajac then and the team is hot, so who knows.

Devilsfanatic
04-07-2012, 21:48
yeah, that's true. We never played them with Zajac in the line up. Hell, none of the teams got to see a full Zajac to this point either. I really wish the son of Josef didn't get hurt.

Vinnie
04-07-2012, 21:49
A sweep would be great but I'm expecting at least one Marty stinker.

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 21:51
I'm going to continue this in the Devils/Panthers thread before we go too far.

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 21:56
We are nowhere near the team we were when we played the Panther last. You could say the same for them, but I feel like our changes are very drastic. Zajac is healthy and he is only going to continue to get more time as his conditioning increases. This means more PP time and adding him in Josefson's place to our already record setting PK. Then you add Zidlicky who is starting to fit on the PP. He also helps the defense with their overall speed. IMO if you shut down Florida's 1st line they are done.

Also, we are arguably the hottest team in the NHL and they are arguably the coldest team in the NHL.

Devilsfanatic
04-07-2012, 21:57
I think your forwards have to key in on the two defenseman who jump in all the time.

And they have to be careful not to lose anyone to a Garrison slapshot.

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 22:00
I think your forwards have to key in on the two defenseman who jump in all the time.

And they have to be careful not to lose anyone to a Garrison slapshot.
We have to make sure to take advantage of their d-men jumping in. Guys with speed like Kovy, Zach, and Henrique should be able to generate nice chances off those opportunities.

Devilsfanatic
04-07-2012, 22:03
No cherry picking for Kovy though.

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 22:17
The key player in this series is Kovy. If he is on, Florida has no chance. If his game is off it could be a lot closer than I would like it to be.

Devilsfanatic
04-07-2012, 22:25
He has to prove himself. So does Zach. If they can't get THIS done, I mean, it's a gift. Then we've built with the wrong two.

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 22:29
I was going to say Zach too, but I chose Kovy because of the PP. He means so much to the PP and if he isn't on, the PP suffers a lot.

This is big for Zach. I don't know what happens if he doesn't get it done in this series.

Lord Ned Stark
04-07-2012, 22:32
The key player in this series is Kovy. If he is on, Florida has no chance. If his game is off it could be a lot closer than I would like it to be.
i agree with you. we've seen him take over before. heres hoping to us still being in the playoffs when you get home

doc e
04-07-2012, 22:40
Hoping for most games to fall on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. I have class late Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Dr. Doom
04-07-2012, 22:51
i agree with you. we've seen him take over before. heres hoping to us still being in the playoffs when you get home
Maybe I'll come home for a playoff game if things go well. I wasn't planning on coming home until June.

doc e
04-07-2012, 23:03
Greatest hockey montage of all time:



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OohqTf5uvkY


Good night.

Go Devils.

ILikeItVeryMuch
04-08-2012, 08:03
LOL at Panthers fans on HF, they think they're people

Dr. Doom
04-08-2012, 08:43
I could have done without the past two playoff failures in that video.

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 09:21
Should have shown Staal beating Brodeur.

Because Colin White goes for a big hit.

Because Mike Mottau can't get his stick out of the way.

Because Martin Brodeur refuses to butterfly.

Because it's the Cup.

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 09:58
Schedule announcement incoming.

jkrdevil
04-08-2012, 10:03
Series starts on Friday

http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=626625

NHL Network, except Game 2 on NBCSN nationally. MSG+ locally

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-08-2012, 10:04
schedule:

http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=626625&navid=DL|NHL|home

Friday, April 13, 2012 7 p.m. New Jersey at Florida NHL Network, TSN
Sunday, April 15, 2012 7:30 p.m. New Jersey at Florida NBC Sports Network, TSN
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 7 p.m. Florida at New Jersey NHL Network, TSN
Thursday, April 19, 2012 7 p.m. Florida at New Jersey NHL Network, TSN
*Saturday, April 21, 2012 6:30 p.m. New Jersey at Florida NHL Network, TSN
*Tuesday, April 24, 2012 TBD Florida at New Jersey TBD
*Thursday, April 26, 2012 TBD New Jersey at Florida TBD

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 10:05
Ugh, waiting until Friday sucks.

Dr. Doom
04-08-2012, 10:07
fucking nhl network :banghead:

i need to find out how i'm going to watch the games

jkrdevil
04-08-2012, 10:08
Ugh, waiting until Friday sucks.

It does, but it happens to at least one series every year. No back to back though

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-08-2012, 10:08
every other series starts Wed/Thurs lol

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 10:09
Like jkr says, it happens every year. It's always the least marquee match up.

Ya know, it feels like forever since we've played in the playoffs, so I can't even imagine what it's like for the Panthers and their fans.

jkrdevil
04-08-2012, 10:09
fucking nhl network :banghead:

i need to find out how i'm going to watch the games

Find a sports bar

jkrdevil
04-08-2012, 10:10
Like jkr says, it happens every year. It's always the least marquee match up.

Not necessarily. I remember last year or the year before Detroit having to wait until Friday. It is to fit in for Tv though because of the central eastern time zone teams in the western conference

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 10:11
Yeah, sports bar is what I did when I didn't used to get TSN2. I watched Game seven between NJ-CAR at a sports bar where hundreds saw my shame.

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 10:12
Not necessarily. I remember last year or the year before Detroit having to wait until Friday. It is to fit in for Tv though because of the central eastern time zone teams in the western conference

I recall Washington having to wait. They did it this way because the Devs would either have two days off or have to play back to back. Pru is filled on the Monday.

Dr. Doom
04-08-2012, 10:13
Find a sports bar
it's gonna be a real pain in the *** because i'm going to be really busy with school. i'll have to find a stream :(

jkrdevil
04-08-2012, 10:15
I recall Washington having to wait. They did it this way because the Devs would either have two days off or have to play back to back. Pru is filled on the Monday.

Which is good because compared to other eastern series, the travel sucks for this one

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-08-2012, 10:16
3 weekend games for FLA

0 for us

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 10:21
Yeah, being at the tip of FLA is ridiculous.

Clarkson Falls Down
04-08-2012, 10:22
Where does idiot Puck Daddy get off saying that the games at the Rock aren't going to sell out. They will sell out. This isn't the old building.

jkrdevil
04-08-2012, 10:24
Where does idiot Puck Daddy get off saying that the games at the Rock aren't going to sell out. They will sell out. This isn't the old building.

He has lived in DC for the last 15 years. A lot of his perceptions of the team are the red and green Devils

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 10:25
Where does idiot Puck Daddy get off saying that the games at the Rock aren't going to sell out. They will sell out. This isn't the old building.

I'm sure he's just being facetious.

Clarkson Falls Down
04-08-2012, 10:32
I'm sure he's just being facetious.

No, he's a self-loathing Devils fan. He generally comes off as uninformed when it comes to the team.

jkrdevil
04-08-2012, 10:34
Vancouver and La have a 3 day break between game 4 and 5. I rather start on Friday than have that.

Krinkle
04-08-2012, 11:29
3 weekend games for FLA

0 for us

Yep, that's fucking ridiculous.

Looks like I'm not going to a game til round 2. They better fucking make it there.

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 11:30
Yep, that's fucking ridiculous.

Looks like I'm not going to a game til round 2. They better fucking make it there.

Can I have your tickets?

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-08-2012, 11:32
sell them to meeeeeeeeee

Actually, give them to DF. He's so much awesomer.

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 11:34
I don't want to buy. I just want them. If you can't go, just give them to me. No payment. Just gimme.

I'll give you two cases of beer in exchange for each ticket.

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-08-2012, 11:35
jedi mind tricks!

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 11:37
:laugh: I don't get why mods take advantage of power by handing out infractions? It's so much better to use it for your advantage to screw with posts.

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-08-2012, 11:42
some panthers guy on the main board picked the Panthers because "they are a team built upon winners"

loll.

Lord Ned Stark
04-08-2012, 11:45
I don't want to buy. I just want them. If you can't go, just give them to me. No payment. Just gimme.

I'll give you two cases of beer in exchange for each ticket.

i shall accompany you. the devils would have to win with our epic presence eminating from the stands

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 11:46
They have more "winners" than us, but one of them came from us.

VaxjoDevil
04-08-2012, 11:50
I am not going to take a win for granted, and I fucking hope the Devils are not either. Worst sin in sports.

Lord Ned Stark
04-08-2012, 11:55
They have more "winners" than us, but one of them came from us.
i hope volchenkov grabs versteeg by his mullet and rips his fucking head off

jkrdevil
04-08-2012, 12:06
Surprise surprise, Burnside picked the panthers

Devilsfanatic
04-08-2012, 12:07
Good, means we can win. The one year that tool picked us to do well, we sucked.

Lord Ned Stark
04-08-2012, 12:19
ive never been to a playoff game before.. shits prob not going to work out this year either because of school.

Dr. Doom
04-08-2012, 12:24
For good luck
http://i43.tinypic.com/ozswk.gif

Dr. Doom
04-08-2012, 12:54
Team Stats:

New Jersey Devils
2.65 Goals Per Game (15th)
2.5 Goals Against Per Game (9th)
0.93 5 on 5 Goals For/Against Ratio (19th)
17.2 PP% (14th)
89.6 PK% (1st)
27.5 Shots Per Game (27th)
26.8 Shots Against Per Game (2nd)
0.727 Winning % When Scoring First (11th)
0.421 Winning % When Trailing First (3rd)
0.769 Winning % When Leading After Period 1 (17th)
0.853 Winning % When Leading After Period 2 (16th)
0.571 Winning % When Outshooting (7th)
0.545 Winning % When Outshot (13th)
47.1 Faceoff % (29th)

Florida Panthers
2.40 Goals Per Game (27th)
2.63 Goals Against Per Game (12th)
0.88 5 on 5 Goals For/Against Ratio (25th)
18.5 PP% (7th)
79.5 PK% (25th)
29.7 Shots Per Game (15th)
30.5 Shots Against Per Game (18th)
0.641 Winning % When Scoring First (17th)
0.302 Winning % When Trailing First (17th)
0.667 Winning % When Leading After Period 1 (25th)
0.727 Winning % When Leading After Period 2 (27th)
0.447 Winning % When Outshooting (21st)
0.465 Winning % When Outshot (20th)
50.6 Faceoff % (11th)

Lord Ned Stark
04-08-2012, 13:58
29th in faceoffs? thank god we got T zayj back

ILikeItVeryMuch
04-08-2012, 14:10
But....but...the Cats are plucky!

jkrdevil
04-08-2012, 14:13
There was a team worse than us in faceoffs?

Dr. Doom
04-08-2012, 14:21
But....but...the Cats are plucky!
Your comments on the Burnside article are golden.

There was a team worse than us in faceoffs?
Apparently. The addition of Zajac is huge for our faceoffs.

ILikeItVeryMuch
04-08-2012, 14:26
That guy is such a ******. I am sorry, if you call out fans in your first post you are getting the realness.

I hate espn, something attracted me to that comments section however. My first comment since 2005

Dr. Doom
04-08-2012, 14:29
That guy is such a ******. I am sorry, if you call out fans in your first post you are getting the realness.

I hate espn, something attracted me to that comments section however. My first comment since 2005
That was the first time I've gone to espn's nhl page in years. Their writers are garbage.

He's been called out about his Devil's hatred many times and never mans up about it.

VaxjoDevil
04-08-2012, 15:08
I want to hug Maurice for his comments on NHL Network.

Dr. Doom
04-08-2012, 15:09
I want to hug Maurice for his comments on NHL Network.
Which were?

VaxjoDevil
04-08-2012, 15:22
He was just so calmly talking superwell about Devils and Marty, saying when he's good, he's the best in the world, and then he predicted a sweep.

Dr. Doom
04-08-2012, 15:24
He was just so calmly talking superwell about Devils and Marty, saying when he's good, he's the best in the world, and then he predicted a sweep.
But, but, but, Burnside said that Marty is washed up and the Panthers are going to win...

Maurice must not know what he's talking about.

Krinkle
04-08-2012, 15:27
Can I have your tickets?


sell them to meeeeeeeeee

Actually, give them to DF. He's so much awesomer.


I don't want to buy. I just want them. If you can't go, just give them to me. No payment. Just gimme.

I'll give you two cases of beer in exchange for each ticket.

I told a buddy of mine on Saturday that for any weekday games he has first crack, I think he's taking my Game 4 seats. My wife told me that she'd stay home with the little guy for Game 3, but I may throw em on StubHub and see what I get get for em. First though I'm talking to my boss and telling him I ain't doing **** that night and see if that flies :biglaugh:

VaxjoDevil
04-08-2012, 15:28
Yeah, it's amazing how much more you know sitting at a desk compared to coaching in the NHL.

SLNP
04-08-2012, 15:29
Maurice picked VAN to win in the finals against us.

The fact he put us that far is extraordinary.

Dr. Doom
04-08-2012, 15:30
Maurice picked VAN to win in the finals against us.

The fact he put us that far is extraordinary.
Wow. Isn't he good friends with DeBoer? :laugh:

Big#D
04-08-2012, 16:51
sucks to wait for friday for game one, but at least the league is trolling everyone with the devils playing their first game on friday the 13th.

jkrdevil
04-08-2012, 17:03
I actually like the Friday start. I can sit back and enjoy the first two nights of the playoffs worry free

vonbonds
04-08-2012, 17:06
I am LOVING the Friday start. I am jammed up with work till Friday anyway so I was going to miss any games. While I feel for you guys who are anxious I am pumped for myself selfishly :laugh:

Clarkson Falls Down
04-08-2012, 17:07
I actually like the Friday start too. I would have had to watch the first game on the DVR if it was on Wednesday or Thursday. On Friday I can watch it live.

onefatsurfer
04-08-2012, 17:41
I'm going to be in newark that Friday all day taking my exam. I will make it back home just in time for the game. Ftmfw!

Lord Ned Stark
04-08-2012, 21:59
i cant wait to see kovi in beast mode.

ILikeItVeryMuch
04-08-2012, 23:20
That's our Muttley.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 00:08
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Onp6HXtdQI

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 10:25
Nice video DF.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkv7uqmwi7w
The NHL is full of morons for not continuing this add campaign.

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 10:40
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rWnS21rnPA
When Kovy gets going he is an animal. He just throws the jets on and blows by everyone.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 11:02
Nice video DF.

The NHL is full of morons for not continuing this add campaign.

Thanks. I just love that song, so I wanted to use it in a video :laugh:

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 11:44
http://i44.tinypic.com/1g5an9.gif
http://i43.tinypic.com/b3r0bt.gif
http://i44.tinypic.com/nbuosi.gif
http://i44.tinypic.com/6z52yv.gif

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 12:02
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUc4Hk3z-v0&feature=player_embedded

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 12:02
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKiKVmH41bQ&feature=player_embedded

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-09-2012, 12:06
hes already got that playoff stubble

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 12:09
i can't wait for the playoff beards. no homo.

onefatsurfer
04-09-2012, 12:20
I am so excited for playoffs. GO DEVILS!!!!

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 12:21
I have more butterflys for the playoffs than I do for the test on saturday.

onefatsurfer
04-09-2012, 12:22
I have more butterflys for the playoffs than I do for the test on saturday.

I do not.

I'm freakin' out man.

Test + Playoffs + LASIK = heart attack from anticipation

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 12:26
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q8u0GoTU0I&feature=player_embedded

Lord Ned Stark
04-09-2012, 12:26
it feels grapes

Lord Ned Stark
04-09-2012, 12:27
i like how sykoras like.. the record means Nasing.. nasing

ILikeItVeryMuch
04-09-2012, 12:29
I cant deal with another first round exit. Cant deal with it

onefatsurfer
04-09-2012, 12:30
I cant deal with another first round exit. Cant deal with it

Me either. Beat those fucking pussies
(pun intended)

Big#D
04-09-2012, 12:31
when was the last time the entire devils team had this much time off before a game? after the all star game?

maybe the guys just need some more relaxing time in florida.

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 12:34
I cant deal with another first round exit. Cant deal with it
I don't even want to think of it.

Devils by next week

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chSqEpp7Cgk

onefatsurfer
04-09-2012, 12:37
If any of you want to chill and watch the game, selyar and I will be going to PK Shamrock's in Belmar on Friday. Cheap beer, decent TV's and a fun atmosphere, and within walking distance of my house if you need to crash.

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 12:43
If any of you want to chill and watch the game, selyar and I will be going to PK Shamrock's in Belmar on Friday. Cheap beer, decent TV's and a fun atmosphere, and within walking distance of my house if you need to crash.
Where you will proceed to wake up in the morning in a bathtub full off ice...

:laugh:

ILikeItVeryMuch
04-09-2012, 12:45
I cant stand the "lol cant go, broke lol" that some Devils fans are doing for the first round.

I understand that times are tough but holy ****, I support myself on a substitute teacher/pool technician (lol 90% of the job is cleaning them) budget, pay rent and bills and can afford a 40 dollar ticket.

If someone is acting like one 40 dollar purchase is the difference between them and the poor house, maybe you should re-think some things.

Sorry if this offends anyone but holy christ, NJ is not the only state with a slumping economy.

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 12:49
I'd be at the games if I didn't have so much going on for school and if I wasn't 300 miles away. I'm hoping that they make it to the second round so I can go.

ILikeItVeryMuch
04-09-2012, 12:51
That is a legit excuse.

Someone on another forum is explaining to me that a 40 dollar ticket purchase is the difference between the bills being paid on time.

Really?

onefatsurfer
04-09-2012, 12:59
That is a legit excuse.

Someone on another forum is explaining to me that a 40 dollar ticket purchase is the difference between the bills being paid on time.

Really?

i know a few people that are in that kind of situation. usually it means they're not going to pay the bills regardless, they just don't want to dig a deeper hole

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-09-2012, 13:02
I know people that won't go out to dinner with friends and spend $15 because "they don't have money right now". they would rather stay home. I absolutely hate the people taht cry foul like that.

meanwhile they are buying a house soon. yep.

onefatsurfer
04-09-2012, 13:03
what they should say is that they're saving for a house and would prefer not to spend the money right now. i don't have a problem with that, to be honest. hell, i've declined a bunch of things because selyar and i are saving for the wedding. if we said yes to everything, we'd be in much worse shape than we are right now. I'm on the verge of having to carry a balance on my credit card. sure, other people are worse off, but that's is downright BROKE for me.

selyar
04-09-2012, 13:05
if you're unemployed, fine. stay home. if you're completely covered in debt. fine. stay home.

if you have a job, even a minimum wage after school job, you can scrap together $40 for a hockey ticket if its something you want to do.

selyar
04-09-2012, 13:05
what they should say is that they're saving for a house and would prefer not to spend the money right now. i don't have a problem with that, to be honest. hell, i've declined a bunch of things because selyar and i are saving for the wedding. if we said yes to everything, we'd be in much worse shape than we are right now.

yeah but they stuff we turned down were big things. like trips to europe. not hockey tickets.

VaxjoDevil
04-09-2012, 13:08
I just have other priorities right now. I don't want the 40 bucks tickets i go for the lower bowl and then it's more like 120. I can get three private hockey lessons for that, so...I'll take my three lessons and watch it on TV.

onefatsurfer
04-09-2012, 13:09
yeah but they stuff we turned down were big things. like trips to europe. not hockey tickets.

we should have gone to brussels

Lord Ned Stark
04-09-2012, 13:11
this isnt where i parked my car

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 13:47
Salvador: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RFe9nDP6ps&list=UU-fBJBt_WWMpt4XiLmLTnzw&index=4&feature=plcp
Kovalchuk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhardahP14I&list=UU-fBJBt_WWMpt4XiLmLTnzw&index=3&feature=plcp
Parise: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPx1Qm_rakk&list=UU-fBJBt_WWMpt4XiLmLTnzw&index=2&feature=plcp
Clarkson: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMAYdlciVAg&list=UU-fBJBt_WWMpt4XiLmLTnzw&index=1&feature=plcp

Krinkle
04-09-2012, 14:10
I cant stand the "lol cant go, broke lol" that some Devils fans are doing for the first round.

I understand that times are tough but holy ****, I support myself on a substitute teacher/pool technician (lol 90% of the job is cleaning them) budget, pay rent and bills and can afford a 40 dollar ticket.

If someone is acting like one 40 dollar purchase is the difference between them and the poor house, maybe you should re-think some things.

Sorry if this offends anyone but holy christ, NJ is not the only state with a slumping economy.

I haven't been to HF since yesterday, but I can relate with people wanting to save cash.

At least their being responsible, I cannot stand the ones who make paltry offers for tickets, or worse the ones on that f'n FB group, "Hai guiz any dirt cheap ticket tonight?" "Sure, here's a pair of upper deck center ice tickets, at cost" "Hmm how about [half of what i just asked]" "How bout no"

It's like they want a fucking hand out. That's the 2nd cheapest ticket in the building, if you can't afford that or are too cheap too, maybe you should re-think things like spending 50 bucks on a hockey game isn't the brightest idea.

Oh and I told my boss today, "Next Tuesday night, don't expect any changes from me" he laughs, "hmm why is that? no that's cool"

Good thing he's a Devils fan too

VaxjoDevil
04-09-2012, 14:19
Thank god Devils started this YT-channel so one can avoid msg.com with all its crap.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 14:27
I can't go, it's my first day.

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 15:23
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBfadHi-qyw&feature=player_embedded

guyincognito
04-09-2012, 16:08
I just have other priorities right now. I don't want the 40 bucks tickets i go for the lower bowl and then it's more like 120. I can get three private hockey lessons for that, so...I'll take my three lessons and watch it on TV.

You'll get $40 tickets in the lower bowl if you're patient.

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-09-2012, 16:10
I am being patient as well lol

I nearly bought $50 tix in the balconies multiple times today but I have restrained myself

VaxjoDevil
04-09-2012, 16:28
You'll get $40 tickets in the lower bowl if you're patient.

Seriously? By waiting until Thursday? 40 bucks in lower bowl I'll take.

guyincognito
04-09-2012, 16:30
Seriously? By waiting until Thursday? 40 bucks in lower bowl I'll take.

You got 8 days, I have no doubt they will fill the building by any means necessary. :laugh: If I *knew* they were playing Florida in the first round, I don't know if I would have bought my STH strip.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 16:40
I might take that HF guy up on his offer of 65 each in the lower bowls. Just waiting to see if he still has em.

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-09-2012, 16:42
yea same lol

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 16:47
yea same lol

You and me will be like this:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97DzxlScfHw

I'm Fez.

Krinkle
04-09-2012, 16:49
I get a huge kick out of some of those responses......especially the ones that you mentioned who try to pull the My Cousin Vinny fanescing thinking they can pull a smooth one.....

Seller: 'Got a pair in sec 69 for Friday, $60 for the pair can email, let me know'
Potential Buyer: 'Can you do 60 cents?'
Seller: 'I was looking for higher than that'
Potential Buyer: 'ok how about 50 cents?'

Yeah it's insane, it's such a pain in the *** to wade through the morons on there but I have made a few nice deals on it. Got rid of both of my STH events on there for a decent chunk of change.


You'll get $40 tickets in the lower bowl if you're patient.


Seriously? By waiting until Thursday? 40 bucks in lower bowl I'll take.

Sadly Games 3 and 4 won't sell out. Anyone who thinks they will either works for the Devils or is drinking some hard core kool aid. On StubHub alone there's almost 2,000 tickets left. Who know what's on TicketMaster or TicketExchange and who knows how many the Devilis are holding back. Weeknight against a southeastern conference team is lucky to be a 13,000 draw in the regular season, playoffs you're gonna see around 15K

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-09-2012, 16:51
the games against Carolina sold out last time, and they are a Southeast opponent

I think it'll sell out, or at least "sell out." the first home game is still 8 days away

guyincognito
04-09-2012, 16:51
Yeah it's insane, it's such a pain in the *** to wade through the morons on there but I have made a few nice deals on it. Got rid of both of my STH events on there for a decent chunk of change.





Sadly Games 3 and 4 won't sell out. Anyone who thinks they will either works for the Devils or is drinking some hard core kool aid. On StubHub alone there's over 2,500 tickets left. Who know what's on TicketMaster or TicketExchange and who knows how many the Devilis are holding back. Weeknight against a southeastern conference team is lucky to be a 13,000 draw in the regular season, playoffs you're gonna see around 15K

Alot of those 2500 tickets actually belong to the Devils, they will never admit it, but those tickets belong to them.

Krinkle
04-09-2012, 17:03
the games against Carolina sold out last time, and they are a Southeast opponent

I think it'll sell out, or at least "sell out." the first home game is still 8 days away

I'll have to look but 1, we had home ice and 2, some of those were weekend games and 3, we have a little rivalry with them. Florida notsomuch.

EDIT:

Yeah all the game sold out.

Game 1 was a Wed, 2 Fri, 5 Thurs, 7 - that game never happened


Alot of those 2500 tickets actually belong to the Devils, they will never admit it, but those tickets belong to them.

I was looking at the wrong game, its actually near 2,000. But still, that's a lot. Especially looking at that dude Eric on HF saying that there were "only" 1700 at like 4:30 today!

And yes I'm sure they do, wouldn't be shocked if there was a "broker" in the Pru Center who bought seats direct from Devils Arena Entertainment to sell on Stubhub and the like.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 17:05
Who cares if it's sold out? I don't. **** it.

guyincognito
04-09-2012, 17:07
I'll have to look but 1, we had home ice and 2, some of those were weekend games and 3, we have a little rivalry with them. Florida notsomuch.



I was looking at the wrong game, its actually near 2,000. But still, that's a lot. Especially looking at that dude Eric on HF saying that there were "only" 1700 at like 4:30 today!

And yes I'm sure they do, wouldn't be shocked if there was a "broker" in the Pru Center who bought seats direct from Devils Arena Entertainment to sell on Stubhub and the like.

They'll sell them. Or if they don't sell them, they already "bought" them, thus the beauty in this.

There's a couple of problem areas in the building, where if they set the prices right, their attendance would have been higher and they would have sold out more games. Well, here's a situation where they can control secondary market pricing with primary market tickets.

You wouldn't do this in the regular season, except maybe for a big, big game, but to avoid embarassment, you do it in the playoffs.

Krinkle
04-09-2012, 17:33
Who cares if it's sold out? I don't. **** it.

I care, it's embarrassing sitting at a game and an opposition fan says, "Wow, you guys can't even sell out a playoff game? What gives?"

What year was it we swept the Rangers in round 1? I remember game 1 of Round 2, practically 3 whole sections on each end of the ice above the goals were empty. It was a sad sight.

guyincognito
04-09-2012, 17:47
I care, it's embarrassing sitting at a game and an opposition fan says, "Wow, you guys can't even sell out a playoff game? What gives?"

What year was it we swept the Rangers in round 1? I remember game 1 of Round 2, practically 3 whole sections on each end of the ice above the goals were empty. It was a sad sight.

If that bothers you, dunno what to tell you, it's like ILVM said, there's alot of part time Devils fans who only buy games when they're "important'

Me, I'd rather WIN playoff games than have people show up. It just seems like high school stuff. Too much time spent on HF where you're arguing with high school kids.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 17:48
Meh, I don't care about what others say. I only care what the Devils do. If they lose this series, I will be so embarrassed.

Krinkle
04-09-2012, 17:50
If that bothers you, dunno what to tell you, it's like ILVM said, there's alot of part time Devils fans who only buy games when they're "important'

Me, I'd rather WIN playoff games than have people show up.

If we won the Stanley Cup and it was me my wife and 10 other people there, I wouldn't give a **** :laugh:

This year it annoys me b/c the guy in charge of ticket sales who posts on HF basically admitted that they were banking on a favorable box office matchup. They were hoping for Rangers or Flyers or Penguins and thus made the prices such.

guyincognito
04-09-2012, 17:52
If we won the Stanley Cup and it was me my wife and 10 other people there, I wouldn't give a **** :laugh:

This year it annoys me b/c the guy in charge of ticket sales who posts on HF basically admitted that they were banking on a favorable box office matchup. They were hoping for Rangers or Flyers or Penguins and thus made the prices such.

That's their problem, not ours.

They'll correct it by borderline giving away the tickets or eating the rest. Calling it a sellout when they had to paper 1500 seats to themselves.

vonbonds
04-09-2012, 17:52
I am with Krinkle. It is a bad sign for a team with the history the Devils have in the past 18-20 years to not be able to sell out an arena for a playoff game. Sell outs aren't just for bragging rights, it is a sign of a healthy team with respect to ticket prices and fan base.

guyincognito
04-09-2012, 17:55
I am with Krinkle. It is a bad sign for a team with the history the Devils have in the past 18-20 years to not be able to sell out an arena for a playoff game. Sell outs aren't just for bragging rights, it is a sign of a healthy team with respect to ticket prices and fan base.

Why, it's been on the team and management the entire time. They cost themselves about 500-750 average attendance a night with dumb things they did this year and they followed up on it for the playoffs.

And I mean REALLY dumb things that a 10 year old could tell you were a poor idea. The guy who posts on HF, I appreciate his enthusiasm for the job, but logic goes out the window early and often.

It is what it is, if people don't pay $60 or so to sit in the upper corners by the $10 seats, whose fault is that? Let the team buy them from themselves and then put them out there at a price that is acceptable.

Lord Ned Stark
04-09-2012, 17:55
yea well mayb if they won a fuckin round lol dont cha no

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 17:58
Fan base is young and doesn't have fixed income to afford it. This is my main thing, as soon as these younger kids start being able to go on their own, they will be STH's and get tickets. It's just not feasible right now. It's what you get for putting a fourth team in a market area where three teams that combined for nine Stanley Cups while putting out a Mickey Mouse Organization for others to follow.

Krinkle
04-09-2012, 17:59
That's their problem, not ours.

They'll correct it by borderline giving away the tickets or eating the rest. Calling it a sellout when they had to paper 1500 seats to themselves.

Yeah and you know what that is? I giant, '**** you sucker! I can't believe you paid that much for your seat' to the people they rely on night in night out.


I am with Krinkle. It is a bad sign for a team with the history the Devils have in the past 18-20 years to not be able to sell out an arena for a playoff game. Sell outs aren't just for bragging rights, it is a sign of a healthy team with respect to ticket prices and fan base.

Exactly, Eric is well intentioned and all but him and the marketing crew are fucking clueless at times.


yea well mayb if they won a fuckin round lol dont cha no

Yeah this would help a fucking ton.

guyincognito
04-09-2012, 18:00
I mean, CJ's seats up in the sticks have $50 face printed on them? lol. This is the kind of stuff I'm talking about. They're actually going to try to sell those strips to the public for $400 each? My lower bowl strips in 2010 were like $500 or so. Whatever 60 x 8 is. $540. There you go.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 18:01
And lets face it. As long as old man is around, this team will never be marketable. They are the worst team for fan interaction. Beyond terrible, really.

Krinkle
04-09-2012, 18:11
I mean, CJ's seats up in the sticks have $50 face printed on them? lol. This is the kind of stuff I'm talking about. They're actually going to try to sell those strips to the public for $400 each? My lower bowl strips in 2010 were like $500 or so. Whatever 60 x 8 is. $540. There you go.

Don't think those seats were available to the public for those strips. The strips they did sell were only a few sections, that wasn't one

vonbonds
04-09-2012, 18:12
Fan base is young and doesn't have fixed income to afford it. This is my main thing, as soon as these younger kids start being able to go on their own, they will be STH's and get tickets. It's just not feasible right now. It's what you get for putting a fourth team in a market area where three teams that combined for nine Stanley Cups while putting out a Mickey Mouse Organization for others to follow.

I dunno, I have been hearing wait till the fans get older for a long time. I am part of the problem, I am finally financially stable but I up and left the area years ago. I am prime NJ STH material but I just spend my hockey money on GameCenter and an iPad app because I live in PA.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 18:20
I dunno, I have been hearing wait till the fans get older for a long time. I am part of the problem, I am finally financially stable but I up and left the area years ago. I am prime NJ STH material but I just spend my hockey money on GameCenter and an iPad app because I live in PA.

The fans I'm talking about are the youngsters who enjoyed the 1995, 2000, 2003 years. The ones who were 11, 16, 19 at the time of those namely, me. None of us are working full time, well, most of us aren't just yet. Those who are, are probably getting tickets.

Then there's also a HUGE flux of Devils fans who don't reside in NJ. And of that there are a ton, every arena I've been to there have been thousands and none of them have been from NJ. It's a shame our fan base is so big, yet, it's just not in NJ.

SLNP
04-09-2012, 18:33
im going to try my best to make the games, but it's more time that is tight than money.

Krinkle
04-09-2012, 18:33
The fans I'm talking about are the youngsters who enjoyed the 1995, 2000, 2003 years. The ones who were 11, 16, 19 at the time of those namely, me. None of us are working full time, well, most of us aren't just yet. Those who are, are probably getting tickets.

Then there's also a HUGE flux of Devils fans who don't reside in NJ. And of that there are a ton, every arena I've been to there have been thousands and none of them have been from NJ. It's a shame our fan base is so big, yet, it's just not in NJ.

I was 14 in 1995, I've been working full time essentially since 2001 - that's what, 11 years in the work force now? No reason a lot of those kids shouldn't be "older and employed' to the point of buying tickets

Then again, it's expensive as **** to live in New Jerssey

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 18:35
I was 14 in 1995, I've been working full time essentially since 2001 - that's what, 11 years in the work force now? No reason a lot of those kids shouldn't be "older and employed' to the point of buying tickets

Then again, it's expensive as **** to live in New Jerssey

Well, depends what you're doing too, right? I just graduated two years ago and finding work in this economy is tougher than ever. You're an exception more than the rule.

VaxjoDevil
04-09-2012, 18:36
Aren't Devils the only team based on a state, not a city? I think that's the main obstacle, since it gets tricky for people to go to 41 games.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 18:39
Well, they're in a city now. It's like Florida or Colorado. They're state teams too. They need to market this team, and they do a **** job of it. This is a team that stays in different hotels, busses every where, and has no twitter policies. Why should anyone care about the Devils?

jkrdevil
04-09-2012, 18:40
Aren't Devils the only team based on a state, not a city? I think that's the main obstacle, since it gets tricky for people to go to 41 games.

Well the Islanders are the other one basically. Based outside of the main city center and (more importantly) basically marketed exclusively to the suburban subsection of the market.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 18:41
Well the Islanders are the other one basically. Based outside of the main city center and (more importantly) basically marketed exclusively to the suburban subsection of the market.

When they played at CAA this held true. They're at the main city now.

jkrdevil
04-09-2012, 18:42
Well, they're in a city now. It's like Florida or Colorado. They're state teams too. They need to market this team, and they do a **** job of it. This is a team that stays in different hotels, busses every where, and has no twitter policies. Why should anyone care about the Devils?

Colorado is called Colorado, but they are based in the city center.

Florida is another twin example. Based outside of Miami and because of the regional politics between Fort Lauderdale and Miami struggle to sell to the Miami market.

Krinkle
04-09-2012, 18:42
Well, depends what you're doing too, right? I just graduated two years ago and finding work in this economy is tougher than ever. You're an exception more than the rule.

This is true, I'm an engineer, there's jobs in any economy doing this.



Aren't Devils the only team based on a state, not a city? I think that's the main obstacle, since it gets tricky for people to go to 41 games.

Florida, Minnesota, Colorado, The Isles kinda


Well, they're in a city now. It's like Florida or Colorado. They're state teams too. They need to market this team, and they do a **** job of it. This is a team that stays in different hotels, busses every where, and has no twitter policies. Why should anyone care about the Devils?

Haha you're not bitter about that at all are you?

jkrdevil
04-09-2012, 18:42
When they played at CAA this held true. They're at the main city now.

Newark will never be main metropolitan city in the area. The metro hub of the region is NYC.

Growing up when I said I was going into the city, I didn't mean Newark

vonbonds
04-09-2012, 18:42
I was 14 in 1995, I've been working full time essentially since 2001 - that's what, 11 years in the work force now? No reason a lot of those kids shouldn't be "older and employed' to the point of buying tickets

Then again, it's expensive as **** to live in New Jerssey

And that is why I left for Maryland, it was cheaper than NJ. I was 14 too in 1995 and swore I would get season tickets...oh well.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 18:53
Haha you're not bitter about that at all are you?


Not at all. It's a crap policy but it doesn't really bother me. But it's a direct reason why this team is such a lifeless slug.


Newark will never be main metropolitan city in the area. The metro hub of the region is NYC.

Growing up when I said I was going into the city, I didn't mean Newark

It's still a big city and it's on the way to NYC, you can't really put it anywhere in NJ and call it the big city. It's not as bad as the CAA.

jkrdevil
04-09-2012, 18:57
Not at all. It's a crap policy but it doesn't really bother me. But it's a direct reason why this team is such a lifeless slug.



It's still a big city and it's on the way to NYC, you can't really put it anywhere in NJ and call it the big city. It's not as bad as the CAA.

It's better from what I can tell (I moved from NJ during the lockout), but it doesn't get rid of the regional politics, which was strong in the past and still exist.

And as you mentioned Lou and the Devils didn't manage the brand well in the 90s, especially coming off the Herb Brooks disaster who was popular with the press.

Lord Ned Stark
04-09-2012, 18:57
I'm score

Krinkle
04-09-2012, 19:04
And that is why I left for Maryland, it was cheaper than NJ. I was 14 too in 1995 and swore I would get season tickets...oh well.

For me my job is kinda keeping me here. Not much need for a Wall Street networking engineer outside of Wall Street :laugh:

I've worked financial services for over 10 years, a lot of my money goes to housing and cost of living, but luckily I do alright enough to have a good chunk left over. Any other sector I'd probably be gone too.

VaxjoDevil
04-09-2012, 19:12
Since I go to Sweden so often, and with the dollar value now, NJ still seems cheap :laugh: Subway in Stockholm is like 10 bucks. Haircut? $100 Only thing cheaper than here is...going to hockey. The irony.

And Montreal. ****, that city is expensive as hell.

vonbonds
04-09-2012, 19:13
For me my job is kinda keeping me here. Not much need for a Wall Street networking engineer outside of Wall Street :laugh:

I've worked financial services for over 10 years, a lot of my money goes to housing and cost of living, but luckily I do alright enough to have a good chunk left over. Any other sector I'd probably be gone too.

I had a chance to stay going from a dot com to a Wall Street firm. I hated working in NYC and wanted a more rural feel. I have found a little slice of heaven here in the Wedge (PA, DE and MD border). No regrets really other than not being local to the Devs.

If Zillow is right then where I grew up in Middletown ironically the cost of living has equalized a ton. I haven't saved much which means I didn't move far enough away..lol.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 19:13
Haha, you want an expensive city? Vancouver.

VaxjoDevil
04-09-2012, 19:17
Nothing beats Oslo. Get nasty coffee from seveneleven for 12 bucks. Buy a croissant with it for 8 more.

My nephew went to Norway to work in a grocery store for one year, and got money to travel around the world for a whole year. They got sick salaries there.

jkrdevil
04-09-2012, 19:17
Haha, you want an expensive city? Vancouver.

Well it is expensive to rebuild your entire city after every game the local hockey team plays

VaxjoDevil
04-09-2012, 19:18
well it is expensive to rebuild your entire city after every game the local hockey team plays

zing!

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-09-2012, 19:20
oh man

main board thread is hilarious now

VaxjoDevil
04-09-2012, 19:25
I think I saw someone using the word abortion instead of abomination. It looked a bit funny.

Lord Ned Stark
04-09-2012, 19:31
arite boys quit tootin yer fuckin horns at the panthers fans.

Lord Ned Stark
04-09-2012, 19:32
just watch the events unfold that way you wont look dumb when the devils crush your hopes and dreams

Lord Ned Stark
04-09-2012, 19:36
besides theres no point in arguing with one of the five total panthers fans lmao

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 19:43
The fans I'm talking about are the youngsters who enjoyed the 1995, 2000, 2003 years. The ones who were 11, 16, 19 at the time of those namely, me. None of us are working full time, well, most of us aren't just yet. Those who are, are probably getting tickets.

Then there's also a HUGE flux of Devils fans who don't reside in NJ. And of that there are a ton, every arena I've been to there have been thousands and none of them have been from NJ. It's a shame our fan base is so big, yet, it's just not in NJ.
There are people like me and LNS who were 5, 10, and 13 during those years. We are about to graduate college and hopefully have a job. I don't see a situation where I'm in NJ, have a job, and don't have season tickets. I guess if I lived in south Jersey it could be difficult to get to games, but I'd probably get a partial plan and go to ever weekend game.

oh man

main board thread is hilarious now
What have I missed? I was doing some hw. I was destroying the Panther fans earlier. I feel so bad because they have pretty much zero stats that are better than ours.

Lord Ned Stark
04-09-2012, 19:46
dont get me wrong im a huge advocate of **** talking

Vinnie
04-09-2012, 20:02
Haha, you want an expensive city? Vancouver.

There are affordable places in the downtown eastside.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 20:03
There are affordable places in the downtown eastside.

I value my life, sir.

Vinnie
04-09-2012, 20:06
Haha, it's not dangerous. Just a bunch of harmless heroin addicts.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 20:08
Oh, so it's Newark?

Vinnie
04-09-2012, 20:11
Without all the murder.

Devilsfanatic
04-09-2012, 20:12
True true. I made Kevin Weekes laugh, twice. Are we best friends now?

Dr. Doom
04-09-2012, 20:33
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m28svdlT3I1rncd2so2_400.gif

selyar
04-10-2012, 04:30
Nothing beats Oslo. Get nasty coffee from seveneleven for 12 bucks. Buy a croissant with it for 8 more.

My nephew went to Norway to work in a grocery store for one year, and got money to travel around the world for a whole year. They got sick salaries there.

this!

2 beers and 2 hot dogs. $40.

onefatsurfer
04-10-2012, 12:58
jim, you got sucked in too? fail.

Dr. Doom
04-10-2012, 13:15
that thread is like a blackhole.

onefatsurfer
04-10-2012, 13:20
obviously, the panthers are a far superior team in defense and goaltending, and the devils' edge in offense is only slight.

LOL.
The Devils, as a team, allowed 10% fewer goals than the Panthers, in a much tougher division. What else is there to say?

The Devils fucking OWN Theodore. Brodeur has been on fire since the ASG.

Dr. Doom
04-10-2012, 13:22
All the stats point to Devils winning, but none of the Panthers fans want to admit that there is a large chance that their team will lose. I don't think a single Panthers fan in there has said that they will probably lose the series. All of them seem to think that the Devils will lose.

onefatsurfer
04-10-2012, 13:25
All the stats point to Devils winning, but none of the Panthers fans want to admit that there is a large chance that their team will lose. I don't think a single Panthers fan in there has said that they will probably lose the series. All of them seem to think that the Devils will lose.

I'm not trying to convince them. I'm just posting stats and making arguments as to why the Devils should win.

Dr. Doom
04-10-2012, 13:39
But guys, our defense isn't better because we allowed less goals.

Clarkson Falls Down
04-10-2012, 13:54
LOL give the Panthers fans a break. They're new at this playoff thing.

Dr. Doom
04-10-2012, 13:54
http://26.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m28qk0sApu1r4lc61o1_500.jpg

VaxjoDevil
04-10-2012, 15:10
Yeah, for my life I can't hate the Panther fans. However, the hot chick at the gym/hockey thing I go to, she's a Flyers fan but told me she wants the Devils to beat them badly. Because she worked for the Panthers and she said they were just a awful organization to work for.

Dr. Doom
04-10-2012, 15:40
this is awesome
http://speakingofthedevils.com/?p=2448

Getzo5
04-10-2012, 15:45
"If Chico mentions the Minnesota Vikings for any reason."

Wtf man? :laugh: That`s great.

doc e
04-10-2012, 22:52
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CmXdBBHBwo


My body is ready.

Dr. Doom
04-10-2012, 23:16
"A New Era"

I'm so ready.

Darius Dangleaitis
04-10-2012, 23:16
http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/14062278/images/1298822508099.jpg

Dr. Doom
04-10-2012, 23:17
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYwA9s-hjMs

Dr. Doom
04-10-2012, 23:22
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYVJxJ8TBN4
The best video the Devils staff has ever done. I wish I knew what song they used, because it is the most epic music for a montage.

doc e
04-10-2012, 23:27
Not knowing the song to that montage still haunts me to this day. I've tried so hard to find out the song they used, but to not avail. Frustrating.

Dr. Doom
04-10-2012, 23:43
Not knowing the song to that montage still haunts me to this day. I've tried so hard to find out the song they used, but to not avail. Frustrating.
I wonder if you talked to the PR department if you would be able to find out.

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-11-2012, 07:54
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjMOtuyy1S4

onefatsurfer
04-11-2012, 08:07
:hockey:


I still like the history will be made commercials better, but that is pretty good.

Big#D
04-11-2012, 08:27
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjMOtuyy1S4

They should have just put up a blank screen instead of highlights and at the end just shown the NHL Network logo and said:
"Because it's the Panthers versus the Devils. No one cares about them. Any Game. Any Night."

Dr. Doom
04-11-2012, 08:29
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjMOtuyy1S4
yeah, i'm going to go watch this about 100 times today instead of studying.

"because anything less would be a sin"

let me go change my pants.

Dr. Doom
04-11-2012, 08:45
Tom Gulitti ‏ @TGfireandice
It looks like Devils will have a second session of practice today. They'll resurface and come back on.

fuckin' right boys

onefatsurfer
04-11-2012, 08:49
**** yes
then light easy practice tomorrow then morning skate and **** 'em uppppppppppp

Dr. Doom
04-11-2012, 08:51
serious fucking business. they better work on both the PP and PK.

Krinkle
04-11-2012, 08:58
this is awesome
http://speakingofthedevils.com/?p=2448

Where's the drinks for every time Steve mentions, "sending it in deep" or "puts it deep"?

Dr. Doom
04-11-2012, 09:01
Tom Gulitti ‏ @TGfireandice
Looks like second session will be for the power play.

It's like I'm a coach :sarcasm:

Tom Gulitti ‏ @TGfireandice
Devils' first PP unit has Zajac up front with Parise and Elias, Kovalchuk and Zidlicky on the points.

Devilsfanatic
04-11-2012, 09:06
Finally. Although, I'd still break up that first unit

Sykora Zajac Elias
Kovalchuk Zidlicky

Parise Henrique Clarkson
Harrold Fayne

I'm also totally of mind to NOT have Kovalchuk go the full two on the PP.

Dr. Doom
04-11-2012, 09:07
I'd prefer he doesn't go the full 2 min, but PP's are scarce in the playoffs. If you get one PP a game you have to score.

I just don't want him double shifting on the 4th line.

Devilsfanatic
04-11-2012, 09:10
I'm not worried about the SHG's anymore. Since Jan 2nd they only gave up one.

SLNP
04-11-2012, 09:12
over the 2nd half the PP got better and the PK stayed solid, i'm not too worried about special teams.

Kovy being out the full two isn't awful considering he basically just stands on the point waiting for an opening. and we don't really have any other big shots like his.

Dr. Doom
04-11-2012, 10:10
You know when you get old in life, things get taken from you.
That's, that's part of life.
But, you only learn that when you start losing stuff.
You find out that life is just a game of inches.
So is hockey.
Because in either game, life or hockey, the margin for error is so small.
I mean, one half step too late or to early, you don't quite make it.
One half second too slow or too fast, and you don't quite score.
The inches we need are everywhere around us.
They are in ever break of the game, every minute, every second.

On this team, we fight for that inch.
On this team, we tear ourselves, and everyone around us to pieces for that inch.
We CLAW with our finger nails for that inch.
Cause we know when we add up all those inches, that's going to make the fucking difference between WINNING and LOSING, between LIVING and DYING.

I'll tell you this.
In any fight, it is the guy who is willing to die who is going to win that inch.
And I know if I am going to have any life anymore it is because, I am still willing to fight, and die for that inch.
Because that is what LIVING is.
The six inches in front of your face.
So ready.

SLNP
04-11-2012, 19:50
I have a bad feeling about this.

Lord Ned Stark
04-11-2012, 20:35
why? the team that was largely considered the stanley cup favorite just dropped a 3 nothing lead to a team we can beat the **** out of. anything can happen

SLNP
04-11-2012, 20:39
anything can happen

thats what scares me.

don't get me wrong, we should win this. but going in over confident is a bad thing. a like a little uncertainty.

Lord Ned Stark
04-11-2012, 20:48
theres no need to worry until we have our backs against the wall. which i do not think will happen. at least in this series.. if it does ill be fucking pissed as hell but thats the way she goes. i'm just really excited to be going to my first playoff game ever on tuesday

Zajac's Bowl Cut
04-12-2012, 11:24
looks like no Larsson tomorrow, as expected

onefatsurfer
04-12-2012, 11:26
we will curbstomp the panthers.

Clarkson Falls Down
04-12-2012, 14:40
LOL


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evJc1qkIInA&feature=youtu.be

Devilsfanatic
04-12-2012, 14:51
I miss the Niederbeard and the Madbeard. Those were all time greats. I like Patty pipping up with Lanny McDonald with Calgary. Surprised no one mentioned Big Z and his lumberjack beard.

Getzo5
04-12-2012, 14:54
Burns` and Weber`s are glorious.

Dr. Doom
04-12-2012, 14:54
I would think that Kovy could grow a pretty sick beard.

Hopefully they are playing long enough to see some serious damage.

http://www3.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/Adam+Henrique+Windsor+Spitfires+v+Drummondville+E4 QUwpTDCR8l.jpg