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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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Setting the tone in the modern NHL is about burying the other team with shots and speed.


You have been overlooking the third and fourth lines of the Caps completely in this series. I'll give you Smith-Pelly and maybe Connolly might just be overachieving, but Eller has become nearly the equal of what Marcus Johansson was, with maybe a little bit of Backstrom thrown in there for good measure. With all due respect to Jason Chimera there is a lot more speed and skill on our fourth line w/Chiasson and Vrana than I have ever seen on a Caps roster. I think our offensive depth is as good if not better than last year, and getting Kempny has largely staunched the defensive bleeding this offseason and earlier in the year.

It will be a much different story if Kessel, or god help me Carl Fuckin' Hagelin shows up to the party, or we get an injury on D, but what have your bottom two lines done so far this series? Sullivan has work to do, and not just because Wilson murdered a guy tonight.


Cool, sounds like you are desperate to talk Capitals hockey. Nice attempt to weasel it into a thread about that dumb fuck Tom Wilson’s cheap shot. Start a thread, see who shows up. And really, I don’t agree with anything you just wrote.


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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Cool, sounds like you are desperate to talk Capitals hockey..


You're right...since you animals are posting the guy should basically be murdered in his sleep, that the PIM leader in the NHL since 2014 is somehow getting preferential treatment from the league because Mike Milbury equivocates on the hits on the air, and that Ovie and Wilson spend time perfecting dangerous sandwiching maneuvers to take out opposing players. Its insane. And it isn't like the Pens were out there playing pattycakes with him either, you outhit us that game by a significant margin.

But even though I was only responding directly to a piece of what you wrote three posts ago, by all means do continue to put me in my place. It always amuses me when the guy who has literally posted eight times as much as I do perennially reminds me how desperate that I am for engagement.

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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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Caps are intimidating the pens, pure and simple. Pens are playing scared with their heads on a swivel looking for the next deadly hit. They are folding. Should be 3-0 caps.

Kessel must be hurt. He can't even skate it seems, let alone handle the puck. He must've turned it over half a dozen times last night.

Nobody is playing fast, and certainly not matching the physicality. Caps seem to want it more, looking to redeem themselves, playing above their level. They have that extra gear the Pens had last year and the year before that.

My confidence is wavering.

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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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Well it looks like they will suspend him.

Thanks goodness for minor miracles.

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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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DrMalba wrote:
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Cool, sounds like you are desperate to talk Capitals hockey..


You're right...since you animals are posting the guy should basically be murdered in his sleep, that the PIM leader in the NHL since 2014 is somehow getting preferential treatment from the league because Mike Milbury equivocates on the hits on the air, and that Ovie and Wilson spend time perfecting dangerous sandwiching maneuvers to take out opposing players. Its insane. And it isn't like the Pens were out there playing pattycakes with him either, you outhit us that game by a significant margin.

But even though I was only responding directly to a piece of what you wrote three posts ago, by all means do continue to put me in my place. It always amuses me when the guy who has literally posted eight times as much as I do perennially reminds me how desperate that I am for engagement.


Wilson is a criminal element that will kill someone on the ice if he is not dealt with. It’s not surprising that you — a capitals fan — support or at least seemingly defend Wilson. After all, being a capitals fan is a sign of mental deficiency. So, it follows that you’d support an asinine position; namely that repetive dangerous hits (defended vigoursly by the head coach, upon whom I hope nothing but misfortune) are not part of a systemic plan.


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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Caps are intimidating the pens, pure and simple. Pens are playing scared with their heads on a swivel looking for the next deadly hit. They are folding. Should be 3-0 caps.

Kessel must be hurt. He can't even skate it seems, let alone handle the puck. He must've turned it over half a dozen times last night.

Nobody is playing fast, and certainly not matching the physicality. Caps seem to want it more, looking to redeem themselves, playing above their level. They have that extra gear the Pens had last year and the year before that.

My confidence is wavering.



I've been listening on the radio the last two games. The o'l Two Niner is adamant that Phil is playing through an injury. I agree.

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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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Zeke5123 wrote:

It’s not surprising that you — a capitals fan — support or at least seemingly defend Wilson.


Go ahead and find the post where I defended Tom Wilson. Where I said one fucking thing about any of those hits. I'll wait.

Your analysis about my Caps fandom and mental deficiency ill consider, but at this time of year I'll just paraphrase my buddy tunch and say I don't get caught up in results-oriented thinking.

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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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I think the suspension is kinda bullshit, but that's the way the NHL is going. No physical play.

I like the physical element to the game, and I didn't think the hit on Reece was egregiously illegal -- it was a big man running over a smaller man who was handling the puck. I guess he made contact with his head, but definitely didn't look intentional.

He clearly INTENDED TO CRUSH Reece, but it didn't look like he was intentionally head hunting.

NHL is going the way of the NFL and they are trying to legislate the viciousness out of the sport.

I will say again -- the way to deal with guys like Wilson is to fight fire with fire -


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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Zeke5123 wrote:

Wilson is a criminal element that will kill someone on the ice if he is not dealt with. It’s not surprising that you — a capitals fan — support or at least seemingly defend Wilson. After all, being a capitals fan is a sign of mental deficiency. So, it follows that you’d support an asinine position; namely that repetive dangerous hits (defended vigoursly by the head coach, upon whom I hope nothing but misfortune) are not part of a systemic plan.


:roll:

I guess you didn't watch NHL hockey in the 70s

I like the hits -- and if you're handling the puck, you are fair game. Keep your head up!


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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steel wrote:
I think the suspension is kinda bullshit, but that's the way the NHL is going. No physical play.

I like the physical element to the game, and I didn't think the hit on Reece was egregiously illegal -- it was a big man running over a smaller man who was handling the puck. I guess he made contact with his head, but definitely didn't look intentional.

He clearly INTENDED TO CRUSH Reece, but it didn't look like he was intentionally head hunting.

NHL is going the way of the NFL and they are trying to legislate the viciousness out of the sport.

I will say again -- the way to deal with guys like Wilson is to fight fire with fire -


He launched himself upward...it was intentional.

That said, the hit to Wennberg was worse.

Part of this may be an NHL Safety Committee "make up call".

But as has been pointed out...Wilson has been clocked many times by "enforcer-types".

Hasn't changed his game one bit.

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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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"enforcer types" don't have any long term impact on the goonery of players -- it is for one game only -- you neutralize Wilson by gooning up on Ovi, Oshie, etc -- eye for an eye

It also affects the "flow" of a playoff series -- a guy like Wilson can impose his will on a team and will do so if there is nothing standing in his way


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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and don't get me wrong -- I love the suspension in this context - it will have a big impact on the series -- PBI baby - suspend that bitch for 500 games as far as I'm concerned


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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steel wrote:
"enforcer types" don't have any long term impact on the goonery of players -- it is for one game only -- you neutralize Wilson by gooning up on Ovi, Oshie, etc -- eye for an eye

It also affects the "flow" of a playoff series -- a guy like Wilson can impose his will on a team and will do so if there is nothing standing in his way


Wilson imposes his will because he can actually play.

They don't let just anyone take first line minutes.

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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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Jeemie wrote:
steel wrote:
"enforcer types" don't have any long term impact on the goonery of players -- it is for one game only -- you neutralize Wilson by gooning up on Ovi, Oshie, etc -- eye for an eye

It also affects the "flow" of a playoff series -- a guy like Wilson can impose his will on a team and will do so if there is nothing standing in his way


Wilson imposes his will because he can actually play.

They don't let just anyone take first line minutes.


Very true -- We have had no answer for him at all, and he has had a huge impact on this series.

Washington is kinda fucked without Wilson - he has been their most indispensable player after the goalie.

Will be interesting to see how the Craps respond tomorrow.


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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steel wrote:
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steel wrote:
"enforcer types" don't have any long term impact on the goonery of players -- it is for one game only -- you neutralize Wilson by gooning up on Ovi, Oshie, etc -- eye for an eye

It also affects the "flow" of a playoff series -- a guy like Wilson can impose his will on a team and will do so if there is nothing standing in his way


Wilson imposes his will because he can actually play.

They don't let just anyone take first line minutes.



Washington is kinda fucked without Wilson - he has been their most indispensable player after the goalie.

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Uh I think Ovi and Carlson have been pretty good, so can't agree with this


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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steel wrote:
"enforcer types" don't have any long term impact on the goonery of players -- it is for one game only -- you neutralize Wilson by gooning up on Ovi, Oshie, etc -- eye for an eye

It also affects the "flow" of a playoff series -- a guy like Wilson can impose his will on a team and will do so if there is nothing standing in his way



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfor6sCws-Q

Maybe this will ease your pain.

Who is "Reece" ?


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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steel wrote:
I think the suspension is kinda bullshit, but that's the way the NHL is going. No physical play.

I like the physical element to the game, and I didn't think the hit on Reece was egregiously illegal -- it was a big man running over a smaller man who was handling the puck. I guess he made contact with his head, but definitely didn't look intentional.

He clearly INTENDED TO CRUSH Reece, but it didn't look like he was intentionally head hunting.

NHL is going the way of the NFL and they are trying to legislate the viciousness out of the sport.

I will say again -- the way to deal with guys like Wilson is to fight fire with fire -


Holy shit. You're fucking retarded. No way a person actually can be this retarded. I guess they can.


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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Hacksaw Jim Duggan wrote:
steel wrote:
I think the suspension is kinda bullshit, but that's the way the NHL is going. No physical play.

I like the physical element to the game, and I didn't think the hit on Reece was egregiously illegal -- it was a big man running over a smaller man who was handling the puck. I guess he made contact with his head, but definitely didn't look intentional.

He clearly INTENDED TO CRUSH Reece, but it didn't look like he was intentionally head hunting.

NHL is going the way of the NFL and they are trying to legislate the viciousness out of the sport.

I will say again -- the way to deal with guys like Wilson is to fight fire with fire -


Holy shit. You're fucking retarded. No way a person actually can be this retarded. I guess they can.


I would LOVE TO break your fucking jaw like Wilson did to Reece -- you fucking pussy - maybe then we wouldn't need to listen to your arrogant fucking mouth here again


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steel wrote:
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I think the suspension is kinda bullshit, but that's the way the NHL is going. No physical play.

I like the physical element to the game, and I didn't think the hit on Reece was egregiously illegal -- it was a big man running over a smaller man who was handling the puck. I guess he made contact with his head, but definitely didn't look intentional.

He clearly INTENDED TO CRUSH Reece, but it didn't look like he was intentionally head hunting.

NHL is going the way of the NFL and they are trying to legislate the viciousness out of the sport.

I will say again -- the way to deal with guys like Wilson is to fight fire with fire -


Holy shit. You're fucking retarded. No way a person actually can be this retarded. I guess they can.


I would LOVE TO break your fucking jaw like Wilson did to Reece -- you fucking pussy - maybe then we wouldn't need to listen to your arrogant fucking mouth here again


Guys, take your sandbox battles to PM. Talk hockey and don't drag this forum down like the football forum has been.

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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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steel wrote:
Hacksaw Jim Duggan wrote:
steel wrote:
I think the suspension is kinda bullshit, but that's the way the NHL is going. No physical play.

I like the physical element to the game, and I didn't think the hit on Reece was egregiously illegal -- it was a big man running over a smaller man who was handling the puck. I guess he made contact with his head, but definitely didn't look intentional.

He clearly INTENDED TO CRUSH Reece, but it didn't look like he was intentionally head hunting.

NHL is going the way of the NFL and they are trying to legislate the viciousness out of the sport.

I will say again -- the way to deal with guys like Wilson is to fight fire with fire -


Holy shit. You're fucking retarded. No way a person actually can be this retarded. I guess they can.


I would LOVE TO break your fucking jaw like Wilson did to Reece -- you fucking pussy - maybe then we wouldn't need to listen to your arrogant fucking mouth here again



How do you listen to words typed on a message board.
Could you break my jaw, you geriatric yinzer?

Also, looks like low IQ steel is...


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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Orangesteel wrote:
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Setting the tone in the modern NHL is about burying the other team with shots and speed.


You have been overlooking the third and fourth lines of the Caps completely in this series. I'll give you Smith-Pelly and maybe Connolly might just be overachieving, but Eller has become nearly the equal of what Marcus Johansson was, with maybe a little bit of Backstrom thrown in there for good measure. With all due respect to Jason Chimera there is a lot more speed and skill on our fourth line w/Chiasson and Vrana than I have ever seen on a Caps roster. I think our offensive depth is as good if not better than last year, and getting Kempny has largely staunched the defensive bleeding this offseason and earlier in the year.

It will be a much different story if Kessel, or god help me Carl Fuckin' Hagelin shows up to the party, or we get an injury on D, but what have your bottom two lines done so far this series? Sullivan has work to do, and not just because Wilson murdered a guy tonight.


Cool, sounds like you are desperate to talk Capitals hockey. Nice attempt to weasel it into a thread about that dumb fuck Tom Wilson’s cheap shot. Start a thread, see who shows up. And really, I don’t agree with anything you just wrote.

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It's dumb and short-sighted to criticize a fan of another team who wants to come here and talk actual hockey. This is a Steelers board, and we all have that in common. Talking with other fans who are not talking irrational smack is a decent way to learn something more about your team and the league at large.

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bradshaw2ben wrote:
It's dumb and short-sighted to criticize a fan of another team who wants to come here and talk actual hockey. This is a Steelers board, and we all have that in common. Talking with other fans who are not talking irrational smack is a decent way to learn something more about your team and the league at large.


Agreed. Malba isn't being a dick about things, let him discuss. We go through this shit every year- he's a fellow steelers fan


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 Post subject: Re: This is how you handle Tom Wilson
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DrMalba wrote:
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It’s not surprising that you — a capitals fan — support or at least seemingly defend Wilson.


Go ahead and find the post where I defended Tom Wilson. Where I said one fucking thing about any of those hits. I'll wait.

Your analysis about my Caps fandom and mental deficiency ill consider, but at this time of year I'll just paraphrase my buddy tunch and say I don't get caught up in results-oriented thinking.


Your inference in the post I commented on suggested a defense of sorts for Wilson. As for your results based analysis...if I flip a coin 100 times and it always comes up heads, I might change my estimation on whether it is a fair coin.


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