GBU: Untitled

Discussion in 'Buffalo Sabres' started by Snippit, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. sabremike

    sabremike Church of the Magic Giraffe

    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2010
    Messages:
    8,863
    Likes Received:
    8,845
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Gender:
    Male
    Housley vs Trotz is a far bigger mismatch than Bambi vs Godzilla so I'm not really liking our chances on Tuesday. And assuming MegaBus doesn't cancel my bus at the last minute I will be there to witness what is likely to be a total debacle live and in person. Yay.
     
  2. Howie Hodge

    Howie Hodge I Am The Walrus

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2017
    Messages:
    2,992
    Likes Received:
    2,161
    Trophy Points:
    111
    Location:
    Buffalo, NY
    :laugh:
     
  3. tsujimoto74

    tsujimoto74 Moderator

    Joined:
    May 28, 2012
    Messages:
    17,929
    Likes Received:
    2,492
    Trophy Points:
    156
    Location:
    Rochester
    Alternative thread title suggestion: "Cool your jets"

    G:
    Team played well for the most part. Well enough to win even, just not well enough to beat Hellebyuck. We had chances we didn't bury, and it came back to bite us in the ass.

    B:
    0 points
     
  4. CrazyPsycho

    CrazyPsycho Registered User

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2003
    Messages:
    12,548
    Likes Received:
    1,589
    Trophy Points:
    214
    Home Page:
    At least the Canes lost too
     
  5. Not Sure

    Not Sure Registered User

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2016
    Messages:
    4,387
    Likes Received:
    663
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Location:
    Buffalo
    If he isnt fired soon we will become the new Edmonton Oilers. Ownership is too infatuated with ex-players, and having people in power that they can control. I have defended the Pegulas in the past, and still am happy that they saved the team, but the way things are happening you can look back and see where it all went wrong like a trail of breadcrumbs.

    As soon as the Bill's were in the fold the sabres became an afterthought, and ownership went from focusing on a building a championship team, to focusing on building a sports empire. Too many moving parts, no plan or focus, the need to have people who wont rock the boat and cause problems, too much energy is needed just to maintain order, not enough left over to move forward.
     
    Tatanka and sabremike like this.
  6. kundahlini

    kundahlini Registered User

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2017
    Messages:
    1,135
    Likes Received:
    1,095
    Trophy Points:
    84
    Gender:
    Male
    They might be able to beat the rags, but they'll be in tough.
     
  7. Howie Hodge

    Howie Hodge I Am The Walrus

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2017
    Messages:
    2,992
    Likes Received:
    2,161
    Trophy Points:
    111
    Location:
    Buffalo, NY

    Oh no; make no mistake, it was! Well for 10 games it was..!!
     
  8. Jumpinjackflash

    Jumpinjackflash Registered User

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2014
    Messages:
    168
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    21
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    United states postal service
    Location:
    Springville ny
    Thats a bit of an overreaction I'd say considering it worked a couple games ago against Carolina and numerous times earlier in the season
     
  9. kummelweck

    kummelweck Registered User

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2003
    Messages:
    18,801
    Likes Received:
    710
    Trophy Points:
    214
    Eichel has been brutal in the d zone
     
    SharkInABoloTie likes this.
  10. CrankyJay

    CrankyJay Registered User

    Joined:
    May 17, 2006
    Messages:
    5,135
    Likes Received:
    39
    Trophy Points:
    91
    Location:
    Lancaster, NY
    Dude needs to stay in the net.
     
  11. MagnumForce

    MagnumForce Registered User

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2011
    Messages:
    3,066
    Likes Received:
    242
    Trophy Points:
    81
    Occupation:
    GM
    Location:
    Upstate New York
    I like Jet Lag for the thread title
     
    Willgamesh, Fearnot and Niagaradad like this.
  12. OkimLom

    OkimLom Registered User

    Joined:
    May 3, 2010
    Messages:
    8,228
    Likes Received:
    1,644
    Trophy Points:
    109
    Major reason why Wheeler was open for the GWG, and major reason why Aho had plenty of time in the Carolina game to find Faulk.

    He’s been really bad lately in other areas as well. Can’t receive a pass from our guys for some reason.
     
  13. 5 Minute Major

    5 Minute Major Registered User

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2010
    Messages:
    4,704
    Likes Received:
    984
    Trophy Points:
    110
    Location:
    Binghamton, NY
    I like B-b-b-b-beaten by the Jets.
     
  14. Sabreperreault19

    Sabreperreault19 Registered User

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2018
    Messages:
    342
    Likes Received:
    102
    Trophy Points:
    33
    Gender:
    Male
    I think he is gassed would tighten up his ice time for a few games
     
  15. snoop244

    snoop244 Registered User

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2010
    Messages:
    36
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    26
    Dahlin had Wheeler and then just let him go. Both goals were pretty much his fault.
     
  16. BuffaloGooner

    BuffaloGooner Registered User

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2011
    Messages:
    709
    Likes Received:
    537
    Trophy Points:
    89
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Sloan, NY
    Now that we lost, we’ll see Smith in for ERod and Nate the Great in for Pilut
     
  17. HaNotsri

    HaNotsri Regstred User

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2013
    Messages:
    2,448
    Likes Received:
    1,054
    Trophy Points:
    109
    Bambi cooks parts of himself as Godzillas dinner and then tricks him into having potatoes with the steak in hope of Godzilla choking on said potato.*
    What other possible positive outcomes are there?

    *Completely missing the fact that Godzilla is a carnivore and has a huge mouth.
     
    sabremike likes this.
  18. buffalojedwardo

    buffalojedwardo Registered User

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2019
    Messages:
    292
    Likes Received:
    79
    Trophy Points:
    23
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Santa Rosa Beach
    was thinking the same thing when watching...even though we played them well Winnipeg is a wayyy better team.
     
  19. sabres4ever

    sabres4ever 1 - 4 - 6 - 14

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2006
    Messages:
    2,963
    Likes Received:
    276
    Trophy Points:
    124
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Instructor
    Location:
    Virginia
    1. We should start setting picks often starting next game. If the NHL won't call them, then we need to take advantage of them.

    2. I don't want to see Ristolainen on this team any longer going forward. He's just not part of our future.
     
  20. buffalojedwardo

    buffalojedwardo Registered User

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2019
    Messages:
    292
    Likes Received:
    79
    Trophy Points:
    23
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Santa Rosa Beach
    Agreed. I hate the cautious approach they're taking! Since our winning streak we haven't exactly had our **** together. When's the last time we've even won a back to back? Bring the youth up already, you owe it to us fans. We've watched enough poorly iced teams.
     
  21. k8prisoner

    k8prisoner Registered User

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2018
    Messages:
    230
    Likes Received:
    37
    Trophy Points:
    23
    Almost.. they can clean it up and Jets are a cheap team with picks ..slewfoot etc.. We were predictable and tentative on pp with physical team denying entry.. No consolation but played well , didnt finish ..and kids were forced into key mistakes.. Im still in .. Watching progress ..learning..
     
    hizzoner likes this.
  22. GellMann

    GellMann Registered User

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2018
    Messages:
    606
    Likes Received:
    529
    Trophy Points:
    61
    Location:
    Lancaster NY
    I wouldn't say that I want to trade Risto. But somebody needs to reprogram him. His first 4 years in the league, it was enough, good, even, to just flip the puck out without a care in the world.

    But willingly tossing possession away should no longer be acceptable, especially when Mark Scheifele is on the ice. He needs to work this out of his game. He's a passable passer when he chooses to do that, but far too often he doesn't even take a second to see if he's got teammates available, and now that Bylsma is gone, they usually are.
     
  23. k8prisoner

    k8prisoner Registered User

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2018
    Messages:
    230
    Likes Received:
    37
    Trophy Points:
    23
    He should be in front of the net on PP2 he is strong on the puck..
     
  24. ZZamboni

    ZZamboni Puttin' on the Foil

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2010
    Messages:
    15,335
    Likes Received:
    1,376
    Trophy Points:
    139
    Location:
    Buffalo, NY
    Yea, he played well. Glad he had a nice game. We need both goalies to be steady and pretty consistent.
     
  25. buffalowing88

    buffalowing88 Registered User

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2008
    Messages:
    1,558
    Likes Received:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    96
    I want Housley fired too but we should at least acknowledge that he was a pretty hot commodity when we signed him. I don't think hiring him in the first place was necessarily a bad call.
     
    Scherbs and IlikeEich like this.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
monitoring_string = "358c248ada348a047a4b9bb27a146148"