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Post #1001 by LeafErikson » Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:15 pm

Oh, I get those people exist. But not everyone who doesn't like the cunt hates him because he's black.
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Post #1002 by Honus Joglund » Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:21 pm

Anyone willing to pull their head out of the sand could see that there has been an ongoing issue with Subban.

For example, Good Guy PK has been in more fights in practice than anyone since he entered the league. I don't keep up with Habs gossip, but just off the top of my head I can recall Subban fighting Plekanec, Desharnais and Pacioretty. Fighting in practice is hardly unheard of, but for the rest of the league it doesn't happen nearly this often and not with one guy repeatedly in the middle of it.

Hockey teams operate like the military. They don't put up with guys who don't pull in the same direction as the rest. PK is just the latest of many, many examples of guys who were moved because they were on their own program. Sometimes they get it together (Seguin), sometimes they decide to retire and become fashionistas (Avery). It's easy for losers on the internet to criticize the way every single pro hockey team on Earth runs, but they're losers and they're on the internet and they're not inside of a dressing room trying to keep 20 personalities focused on the same objective.
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Post #1003 by paulster » Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:23 pm

I would love to fight plekanec desharnais and patches though. Stop being racist!





(Not really, I'm a giant pussy)
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Post #1004 by Honus Joglund » Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:33 pm

Lol:

http://www.thehockeynews.com/articles/4 ... t-practice.

Canadiens defenceman P.K. Subban involved in another scuffle at practice

MONTREAL - Add another practice scuffle to P.K. Subban's resume.

The Montreal Canadiens' talented young defenceman was involved in his fourth skirmish with a teammate this season at practice Thursday.

After altercations with Tomas Plekanec, Mathieu Darche and Louis Leblanc, the latest spat came against David Desharnais.

Subban dumped his teammate to the ice and as Desharnais got up, he cross-checked and slashed Subban.

Other players stepped before the confrontation got out of hand.

After practice, Andrei Kostitsyn quipped that everyone wants to fight Subban, adding that every spat at Habs practice seems to involve the hard-hitting defenceman.

Josh Gorges defended Subban, calling the string of scuffles involving him a mere coincidence.

Habs coach Randy Cunneyworth said disputes happen because Subban practises as hard as he plays in games.

But Cunneyworth added that he wouldn't want to see things get much more intense than they did Thursday.


Everyone else is probably the problem, not PK.
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Post #1005 by paulster » Tue Jul 19, 2016 6:18 am

I think the Habs' problems run a lot deeper than Subban's intensity level at practice.
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Post #1006 by vf » Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:27 am

Could you imagine Uncle Leo on that Habs team? They would have set his car on fire.
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Post #1007 by Thomas Malthus » Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:27 am

vf wrote:Could you imagine Uncle Leo on that Habs team? They would have set his car on fire.


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Post #1008 by mooseOAK » Tue Jul 19, 2016 1:26 pm

Has Komarov fought with teammates?
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Post #1009 by paulster » Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:59 pm

mooseOAK wrote:Has Komarov fought with teammates?


No because he is on the leafs. Put him on a team full of pussy-ass faggots, however, and we would have a different result.
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Post #1010 by LeafOfBread » Tue Jul 19, 2016 5:31 pm

i read some rumour that apparently pacioretty didn't like PK or the attention he got and turned other teammates against him. not sure how true that is, especially considering the tabloid style Montreal media, but pacioretty always came off like a massive fruitcake so i wouldn't be surprised tbh.

i know it's fun to hate on subban here but i never really disliked him much. does he do stupid things sometimes? sure, but he gave it his all and played with a lot of passion, and is more animated than most of the dull robots you see in this sport. the hospital thing too, you can cry about publicity, taxes, "political" reasons (some accuse him of doing it to earn the habs captaincy), but either way he donated 10M, very few players have ever given that much, or even 10% of that amount. he was also at the hospital every weekend, regardless of whether media was there or not. in the sportsnet interview when he was accused of doing it for political reasons, he looked like he was about to genuinely cry. he's been really active in the community, and is already getting involved in nashville as well.

i dunno, i just don't hate him the same way you guys do. i always disliked pacioretty far more, as well as that turtleneck cock plekanec
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Post #1011 by vf » Tue Jul 19, 2016 5:49 pm

As much as I hate PK the diving, clipping, what's defence? hockey player; PK the person seems like a much more tolerable human then Patches or turtleneck.
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Post #1012 by Zardoz » Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:14 pm

Friend of mine has a kid that has been in and out of that hospital for a year. PK was there all the time. Publicity or not, PK loves what he does and loves being involved. Pretty great guy. I hate his guts in a Habs jersey though.

Patches as Captain was such an idiotic move.

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Post #1013 by mooseOAK » Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:11 pm

Maybe Subban is still a kid.
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Post #1014 by paulster » Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:54 pm

mooseOAK wrote:Maybe Subban is still a kid.


A genuinely friendly, kind, outgoing kid with a sick amount of talent that any team should be happy to have?

Given the Habs seem to be run by only a slightly less retarded front office than Vancouver, I'm going to go out on a limb and say this trade was a mistake.
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Post #1015 by mooseOAK » Tue Jul 19, 2016 11:29 pm

Okay, but there is a significant portion of the population who would be driven crazy by being around PK Subban for extended periods of time.
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Post #1016 by LeafOfBread » Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:25 am

Like white baby boomers?
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Post #1017 by LeafErikson » Wed Jul 20, 2016 5:30 am

Honus Joglund wrote:Anyone willing to pull their head out of the sand could see that there has been an ongoing issue with Subban.

For example, Good Guy PK has been in more fights in practice than anyone since he entered the league. I don't keep up with Habs gossip, but just off the top of my head I can recall Subban fighting Plekanec, Desharnais and Pacioretty. Fighting in practice is hardly unheard of, but for the rest of the league it doesn't happen nearly this often and not with one guy repeatedly in the middle of it.

Hockey teams operate like the military. They don't put up with guys who don't pull in the same direction as the rest. PK is just the latest of many, many examples of guys who were moved because they were on their own program. Sometimes they get it together (Seguin), sometimes they decide to retire and become fashionistas (Avery). It's easy for losers on the internet to criticize the way every single pro hockey team on Earth runs, but they're losers and they're on the internet and they're not inside of a dressing room trying to keep 20 personalities focused on the same objective.


The impression I get from most people is how insignificant they feel these issues are. Not even so much that they never happened, or PK may have been a problem, but that his talent and skill level should trump any other issues he may bring. Or, the other thinking is if you don't like him it's because you're racist. Pick your poison, I suppose.
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Post #1018 by paulster » Wed Jul 20, 2016 6:09 am

I refuse to believe that he is unable to change his behaviour. He seems WAYYY too nice of a guy to be an unwavering asshile when it comes to the team.

But whatever - we will see how this all plays out. Montreal now has that awful contract to deal with. HHAHAHAHAHAAH
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Post #1019 by Philthy Thrillz » Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:09 am

And Radsulov, HAHA

Sometimes it takes change to change, and some will be like OH LOOK HOW STUPID THEY WERE FOR TRADING SLEWFOOT. Maybe he was too comfortable and needed to be knocked down a few pegs for him to open his eyes.
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Post #1020 by paulster » Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:53 am

Philthy Thrillz wrote:And Radsulov, HAHA

Sometimes it takes change to change, and some will be like OH LOOK HOW STUPID THEY WERE FOR TRADING SLEWFOOT. Maybe he was too comfortable and needed to be knocked down a few pegs for him to open his eyes.


For sure. Obviously the team would know more than myself (a window-licking libtard who hates oil I'm told) - it just seems weird is all. Subban is really the only player on that entire team that I didn't hate with the passion of a Tunisian truck driver in France.
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Post #1021 by akiberg » Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:09 pm

LeafOfBread wrote:Like white baby boomers?

that's a bit racist, no?
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Post #1022 by cawbber » Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:17 pm

akiberg wrote:
LeafOfBread wrote:Like white baby boomers?

that's a bit racist, no?

whatevs, cracker...
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Post #1023 by vf » Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:42 pm

#allhousesmatter
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Post #1024 by LeafOfBread » Thu Jul 21, 2016 2:55 am

Been a while since we had a major newspaper submission here, but enjoy

https://www.thestar.com/sports/leafs/20 ... thews.html

No mention of any source, and this little gem here:

The KHL is likely lurking — getting a young star of Matthews’ calibre would be a coup for the Russian-based league — but it would be a nuclear option for the Matthews camp, and is not deemed as leverage for a better NHL deal.


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Post #1025 by Thomas Malthus » Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:13 am

:facepaulcalandra:
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Post #1026 by LeafOfBread » Thu Jul 21, 2016 2:28 pm

With Matthews signed he looks even more retarded now.
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Post #1027 by Curry Rage » Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:51 pm

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Post #1028 by akiberg » Thu Jul 21, 2016 8:42 pm

LeafOfBread wrote:With Matthews signed he looks even more retarded now.

it's almost like Lou waited for the media to go full HS until he made his announcement.
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Post #1029 by cawbber » Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:53 pm

akiberg wrote:
LeafOfBread wrote:With Matthews signed he looks even more retarded now.

it's almost like Lou waited for the media to go full HS until he made his announcement.

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Post #1030 by LeafErikson » Fri Jul 22, 2016 2:06 am

akiberg wrote:
LeafOfBread wrote:With Matthews signed he looks even more retarded now.

it's almost like Lou waited for the media to go full HS until he made his announcement.


I'm imagining McGran quitting to become a stay at home sous chef.
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Post #1031 by LeafOfBread » Sun Jul 24, 2016 4:05 pm

This is a new low, even for PPP. Just pure negativity and fear mongering

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Post #1032 by vf » Sun Jul 24, 2016 4:59 pm

I couldn't even read the entire thing. Even he wasn't just whinging it's terribly written.
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Post #1033 by Thomas Malthus » Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:32 pm

I read that this morning and cringed the entire way through. Almost all of these whining articles are speculating about what dumb things management *might* do and are propped up on rickety foundations of shit like the drafting of that Middleton kid. Not many articles talking about how the future of the team is bright or about how the future of management is bright with Dubas. Like just piss off already.
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Post #1034 by LeafOfBread » Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:41 pm

Thomas Malthus wrote:I read that this morning and cringed the entire way through. Almost all of these whining articles are speculating about what dumb things management *might* do and are propped up on rickety foundations of shit like the drafting of that Middleton kid. Not many articles talking about how the future of the team is bright or about how the future of management is bright with Dubas. Like just piss off already.

i guess when your shtick is constantly finding things to be angry at, you have to scrape pretty hard when there's finally a competent management team. this is the worst part of the off-season....post-draft and free agency, where all there is to do is to over-analyze roster moves. it's hard to get hits and discussion on positive shit so why not write garbage and get the masses talking?
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Post #1035 by clawfirst » Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:41 pm

Being sceptical is OK.
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Post #1037 by cawbber » Sun Jul 24, 2016 7:54 pm

clawfirst wrote:Being sceptical is OK.

Sure, but that's not what's happening. The moves are being sold as mistakes before we even get into camp.

I mean really... the vitriol over KEaton Middleton, a 4th round pick, a month after his draft is nothing short of stupid. It's a 4th round pick, so the odds are already stacked against him already.

Then there's complaints about the fact a media member "claimed" we were signing Russell. It didn't happen, and likely won't happen, yet the lunatic fringe have used that as a means by which to cry.

We are all sceptical - and should be after the past decade - but we should also be excited. This is the most high end, home grown talent we have ever had on this team in my lifetime. Given the radical transformation this team has gone through in a years time, I think we can give the team a little rope before pull the chute in the gallows' floor.
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Post #1038 by akiberg » Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:11 pm

cawbber wrote:
clawfirst wrote:Being sceptical is OK.

Sure, but that's not what's happening. The moves are being sold as mistakes before we even get into camp.

I mean really... the vitriol over KEaton Middleton, a 4th round pick, a month after his draft is nothing short of stupid. It's a 4th round pick, so the odds are already stacked against him already.

Then there's complaints about the fact a media member "claimed" we were signing Russell. It didn't happen, and likely won't happen, yet the lunatic fringe have used that as a means by which to cry.

We are all sceptical - and should be after the past decade - but we should also be excited. This is the most high end, home grown talent we have ever had on this team in my lifetime. Given the radical transformation this team has gone through in a years time, I think we can give the team a little rope before pull the chute in the gallows' floor.

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Post #1039 by LeafOfBread » Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:14 pm

cawbber wrote:
clawfirst wrote:Being sceptical is OK.

Sure, but that's not what's happening. The moves are being sold as mistakes before we even get into camp.

I mean really... the vitriol over KEaton Middleton, a 4th round pick, a month after his draft is nothing short of stupid. It's a 4th round pick, so the odds are already stacked against him already.

Then there's complaints about the fact a media member "claimed" we were signing Russell. It didn't happen, and likely won't happen, yet the lunatic fringe have used that as a means by which to cry.

We are all sceptical - and should be after the past decade - but we should also be excited. This is the most high end, home grown talent we have ever had on this team in my lifetime. Given the radical transformation this team has gone through in a years time, I think we can give the team a little rope before pull the chute in the gallows' floor.


Good post
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Post #1040 by clawfirst » Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:04 pm

I think the reason it reads so whiney and sad is because those bloggers are unathletic men's who don't actually understand sports..
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Post #1041 by akiberg » Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:05 pm

clawfirst wrote:I think the reason it reads so whiney and sad is because those bloggers are unathletic men's who don't actually understand sports..


are you saying scott wheeler doesn't look like an athlete?
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Post #1042 by clawfirst » Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:07 pm

Depends...is Pokemon go a sport?
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Post #1043 by mooseOAK » Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:33 pm

Tripping them as they walk down the street staring at their phones could be a sport.
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Post #1044 by Curry Rage » Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:37 am

clawfirst wrote:I think the reason it reads so whiney and sad is because those bloggers are unathletic men's who don't actually understand sports..


Or just because it's whiny and sad.
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Post #1045 by Curry Rage » Mon Jul 25, 2016 7:10 am

cawbber wrote:
clawfirst wrote:Being sceptical is OK.

Sure, but that's not what's happening. The moves are being sold as mistakes before we even get into camp.

I mean really... the vitriol over KEaton Middleton, a 4th round pick, a month after his draft is nothing short of stupid. It's a 4th round pick, so the odds are already stacked against him already.

Then there's complaints about the fact a media member "claimed" we were signing Russell. It didn't happen, and likely won't happen, yet the lunatic fringe have used that as a means by which to cry.

We are all sceptical - and should be after the past decade - but we should also be excited. This is the most high end, home grown talent we have ever had on this team in my lifetime. Given the radical transformation this team has gone through in a years time, I think we can give the team a little rope before pull the chute in the gallows' floor.


Interesting thing about Russell, there's some stuff floating around that his advanced stats looked a lot better prior to playing in Calgary and after being traded to Dallas this season. Possibly a coincidence, but it does look like the usual suspects could be wrong in their complete dismissal of him as nothing but a shot-blocker - and example of dinosaur thinking even though he never did get that big contract they predicted. It provides yet another example of context/team play being a huge variable in these supposedly individual stats. LE, among others around here, called Corsi a team stat virtually from the moment it gained some popularity. One wonders just how many of these cases have to to come to light before the Math Über Alles crowd admit that their critics were right before the math. There are other ways to be right. They'll argue that they were right without evidence, blah blah blah, but they'll still have been wrong. Don't read of too many "shot quality doesn't matter" zealots any longer. Now it's all "high danger sv%" etc. and the switch happened almost imperceptibly.
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Post #1046 by cawbber » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:19 am

Courage 3.0 wrote:
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clawfirst wrote:Being sceptical is OK.

Sure, but that's not what's happening. The moves are being sold as mistakes before we even get into camp.

I mean really... the vitriol over KEaton Middleton, a 4th round pick, a month after his draft is nothing short of stupid. It's a 4th round pick, so the odds are already stacked against him already.

Then there's complaints about the fact a media member "claimed" we were signing Russell. It didn't happen, and likely won't happen, yet the lunatic fringe have used that as a means by which to cry.

We are all sceptical - and should be after the past decade - but we should also be excited. This is the most high end, home grown talent we have ever had on this team in my lifetime. Given the radical transformation this team has gone through in a years time, I think we can give the team a little rope before pull the chute in the gallows' floor.


Interesting thing about Russell, there's some stuff floating around that his advanced stats looked a lot better prior to playing in Calgary and after being traded to Dallas this season. Possibly a coincidence, but it does look like the usual suspects could be wrong in their complete dismissal of him as nothing but a shot-blocker - and example of dinosaur thinking even though he never did get that big contract they predicted - but it provides yet another example of context/team play being a huge variable in these supposedly individual stats. LE, among others around here, called Corsi a team stat virtually from the moment it gained some popularity. One wonders just how many of these cases have to to come to light before the Math Über Alles crowd admit that their critics were right before the math. There are other ways to be right. They'll argue that they were right without evidence, blah blah blah, but they'll still have been wrong. Don't read too many "shot quality doesn't matter" zealots any longer. Now it's all "high danger sv%" etc. and the switch happened almost imperceptibly.


the goal posts are always moving.

As you allude the issue with analytics as a whole is they try to quantify individual statistics in the ultimate team sport. There is no accounting for systems, team dynamic, etc. Because of that there will always be huge gaps.
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clawfirst wrote:I think the reason it reads so whiney and sad is because those bloggers are unathletic men's who don't actually understand sports..


Or just because it's whiny and sad.

exactly.
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Post #1048 by LeafErikson » Tue Aug 02, 2016 11:11 pm

Just got in a long, unsolicited argument with Stephen Burtch over goaltending. Somehow I got thrown back in time 5 years.
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I was going to post the actual tweet, but it appears he has deleted it.
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Post #1050 by vf » Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:04 pm

I'd be good with never seeing that self righteous shit bags tweets ever again.

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