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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #20 on: Thursday September 21, 2023, 07:04:12 PM Eastern »

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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #21 on: Thursday September 21, 2023, 07:40:56 PM Eastern »
Who's idea was it to hide "custome title" right above the signature?  :raised-eyebrow:  Looked at that thing a hundred times and never saw it.  :rofl:

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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #22 on: Friday September 22, 2023, 02:45:47 PM Eastern »
go to your profile (click on your picture) then under username and under posts is custom title...type it in there
whoops...you have to click on edit profile first...then change it under custom title.

got the blind leading the blind here.  Where's Lil when you need some tech support  :lol:


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my expert advice..... get someone else to do it.    ;)
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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #23 on: Friday September 22, 2023, 02:52:58 PM Eastern »
I hope Milano gets a decent shot this year.  I quite liked him last season. 
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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #24 on: Friday September 22, 2023, 04:08:25 PM Eastern »
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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #25 on: Friday September 22, 2023, 06:50:24 PM Eastern »
I hear Pacioretty already missed practice with an injury.  What are the odds on him going down for the season in the first month?  I wouldn't want to bet against that.  All in all, I'm prepared for a more dreadful season than we've seen around here in quite a long time.  Carberry has Ovie, Backstrom and Mantha practicing as the 1st line.  God help us.

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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #26 on: Friday September 22, 2023, 10:15:05 PM Eastern »
Wayne, I think you're reading too much into things.  Pacioretty isn't anywhere near coming back yet - he isn't supposed to be ready until well into the first half of the regular season.  I don't think it's "uh oh, he missed practice."  He isn't ready to practice yet.


As for Ovie/Backstrom/Mantha, read NOTHING into that.  The training camp roster is divided into 3 groups.  Ovie, Backstrom, and Mantha are in group A.  So it might be logical to put them together within the players assigned to their group, but you can't assume it means anything for how Carbery is thinking regarding the season.

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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #27 on: Saturday September 23, 2023, 12:27:20 PM Eastern »
Wayne, I think you're reading too much into things.  Pacioretty isn't anywhere near coming back yet - he isn't supposed to be ready until well into the first half of the regular season.  I don't think it's "uh oh, he missed practice."  He isn't ready to practice yet.


As for Ovie/Backstrom/Mantha, read NOTHING into that.  The training camp roster is divided into 3 groups.  Ovie, Backstrom, and Mantha are in group A.  So it might be logical to put them together within the players assigned to their group, but you can't assume it means anything for how Carbery is thinking regarding the season.


Yea, but I can look at the roster and see the age and lack of playmakers and I know what's going to happen.  This team is in rebuild mode but are refusing to get on with it in the mistaken notion that having a bunch of washed up veterans somehow helps Ovechkin.  It doesn't.

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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #28 on: Saturday September 23, 2023, 08:13:56 PM Eastern »

Yea, but I can look at the roster and see the age and lack of playmakers and I know what's going to happen.  This team is in rebuild mode but are refusing to get on with it in the mistaken notion that having a bunch of washed up veterans somehow helps Ovechkin.  It doesn't.


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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #29 on: Sunday September 24, 2023, 10:39:20 AM Eastern »
Caps vs Sabers @ 2pm local..
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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #30 on: Sunday September 24, 2023, 02:39:14 PM Eastern »
less than 10 minutes into the 1st and the Caps PK is already 3-0
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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #31 on: Sunday September 24, 2023, 04:51:51 PM Eastern »
Took nearly half the game to find a decent stream.
They all look so very, very young!
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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #32 on: Sunday September 24, 2023, 05:03:35 PM Eastern »
It was the first preseason game, I expected it to be mostly guys from Hershey. I also expect half of them to be sent back to Hershey within the week.
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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #33 on: Sunday September 24, 2023, 05:24:47 PM Eastern »
Yup.
When's the next one?
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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #34 on: Sunday September 24, 2023, 05:31:58 PM Eastern »
The next one is Thursday vs Detroit, 7pm local.
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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #35 on: Sunday September 24, 2023, 05:35:08 PM Eastern »
The next one is Thursday vs Detroit, 7pm local.


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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #36 on: Sunday September 24, 2023, 06:25:45 PM Eastern »
less than 10 minutes into the 1st and the Caps PK is already 3-0


Is that good or bad?  :huh:  (I was busy watching the Skins get stomped)  :'(

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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #37 on: Monday September 25, 2023, 10:45:48 AM Eastern »
I watched the game...had a day off and ready for hockey, so....
I mean it's like what 2-3 days into camp so I didn't really expect much.  For pre-season the team is required to dress 8 vets so not surprised to see some of the younger "vets" like Milano, NAK, & Protas at all.  Mantha - I think they are honestly trying to evaluate, but he looked pretty good to me.  He really needs to have a good season in order for the Caps to have success.
Boys looked okay.  Lots of youngins, Shephard looked pretty good in goal...second guy...not as much.

With this roster, I don't have my hopes on another Cup, but would like to see the boys compete.
Strome looked good, Cookie (Milano) looked good, and Mantha looked pretty good.  Nice to see Milano score and Strome hit at least 2 posts.  I think the faster guys will look better in Carberry's system.  Willy should fit in well with faster game, but curious as to what line he lands on.
I could see Willy and Kuzy together, and I could see Strome and Milano together if he can keep scoring and Mantha would fit if you could actually do something.  If he would live up to his potential I could see a Strome/Milano/Mantha line working well.
Fever looked really good on D - he has some serious wheels.  He will fit with Carbery's move up the ice system.  McIlrath certainly made his presence known (and felt) but he's a AHL guy for sure.
A lot will depend on how well Nicky can play, and which Kuzy (will the real Kuzy please show up, please show up)  Yes this is an older roster, but the guys can still play.  Health will make a difference, and we need the younger guys to contribute for sure.
I see the older guys getting less minutes than last year under Carbery.  He wants a fast game, and that's not really Ovie/Backy/Oshie game anymore.
Goaltending will need to be better than last year as well.
If last year is the benchmark by which we measure, than I expect this year will be an improvement.  (not that that's saying much)


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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #38 on: Monday September 25, 2023, 11:33:32 AM Eastern »
I see this pic and I don't immediately think "hockey player"  :snicker:
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Re: The ‘23-‘24 boredom thread.. no square poop allowed
« Reply #39 on: Monday September 25, 2023, 02:26:40 PM Eastern »
 Lots of youngins, Shephard looked pretty good in goal...second guy...not as much.


Agreed.    I didnt see much of the ffirst half the game, but the odd glimpse, the first fella looked pretty quick and alert.  The second fella, Stevenson, was slow and laboured by comparison.
Still, early days yet..... :wackysmile:
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