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dcschiller
beers 2211 º places 45 º 14:44 Wed 4/11/2012

Originally posted by kryptic
Originally posted by legion242
One of my all time favorite sports logos!!


No doubt. Wings are first, obviously. After that though, the Whale and Nordiques are right up there with my faves.

Speaking of which, at the season closer Wings v Hawks game on Saturday, there were like 900 Nordiques fans there, (the "Nordiques Nation") and a few had a big sign that said "Stanley Cup 2014: Red Wings v Nordiques"


Watching a tiedhockey game late in the 3rd period or in OT, before OTL were awarded, was MUCH worse than the so called ’loser point’. At least teams play to win instead of playing to loose. Why do so many people forget this? Ties suck.

 
blutt59
beers 6609 º places 180 º 14:48 Wed 4/11/2012

Made Daryl’s day

 
TheAlum
beers 7164 º places 10 º 14:51 Wed 4/11/2012

Originally posted by kryptic
Originally posted by legion242
One of my all time favorite sports logos!!


No doubt. Wings are first, obviously. After that though, the Whale and Nordiques are right up there with my faves.

Speaking of which, at the season closer Wings v Hawks game on Saturday, there were like 900 Nordiques fans there, (the "Nordiques Nation") and a few had a big sign that said "Stanley Cup 2014: Red Wings v Nordiques"


Really, the Nordiques logo?? REALLY??

 
boto
beers 2283 º places 85 º 15:35 Wed 4/11/2012

Originally posted by hopscotch
Originally posted by boto
Congrats! Loved the logo, but I always referred to them as the Hartford Failures. One year they were so bad a friend an I wore bags over our heads at a game.

You weren’t alone... and it had to sting a little when they won the cup as the Hurricanes.


They picked the right name: When they were in Hartford they BLEW for years.

 
dcschiller
beers 2211 º places 45 º 15:47 Wed 4/11/2012

Originally posted by dcschiller
Originally posted by kryptic
Originally posted by legion242
One of my all time favorite sports logos!!


No doubt. Wings are first, obviously. After that though, the Whale and Nordiques are right up there with my faves.

Speaking of which, at the season closer Wings v Hawks game on Saturday, there were like 900 Nordiques fans there, (the "Nordiques Nation") and a few had a big sign that said "Stanley Cup 2014: Red Wings v Nordiques"


Watching a tiedhockey game late in the 3rd period or in OT, before OTL were awarded, was MUCH worse than the so called ’loser point’. At least teams play to win instead of playing to loose. Why do so many people forget this? Ties suck.


**NOT playing to lose.

 
kryptic
08:00 Thu 4/12/2012

Originally posted by dcschiller
Watching a tiedhockey game late in the 3rd period or in OT, before OTL were awarded, was MUCH worse than the so called ’loser point’. At least teams play to win instead of playing to loose. Why do so many people forget this? Ties suck.


Who said anything about ties? You win the game in regulation or OT, you get 2 points. You win in a SO you get 1. You lose you get zero. That is how it should be, IMO. Why reward losers with a point?

 
dcschiller
beers 2211 º places 45 º 08:27 Thu 4/12/2012

Originally posted by kryptic
Originally posted by dcschiller
Watching a tiedhockey game late in the 3rd period or in OT, before OTL were awarded, was MUCH worse than the so called ’loser point’. At least teams play to win instead of playing to loose. Why do so many people forget this? Ties suck.


Who said anything about ties? You win the game in regulation or OT, you get 2 points. You win in a SO you get 1. You lose you get zero. That is how it should be, IMO. Why reward losers with a point?


That just might work and I wouldn’t be opposed to that scenario. Most people that I’ve heard talk about this issue just want a return to the old point system.

 
hopscotch
beers 11439 º places 291 º 03:43 Fri 4/13/2012

Originally posted by boto
Originally posted by hopscotch
Originally posted by boto
Congrats! Loved the logo, but I always referred to them as the Hartford Failures. One year they were so bad a friend an I wore bags over our heads at a game.

You weren’t alone... and it had to sting a little when they won the cup as the Hurricanes.


They picked the right name: When they were in Hartford they BLEW for years.

Buh Duh Bum...

 
OldStyleCubFan
beers 77 º places 15 º 04:17 Fri 4/13/2012

I hate the fucking whale. I’ve been a Hurricanes season ticket holder since 2002. It’s so annoying when people on sportscenter and even other teams media still make reference to the Canes being the Whalers. Its been almost 16 years now....move on.