My former Blockbuster co-worker Scott (the world's biggest Red Wings fan) won't be pleased. Thankfully he's my former co-worker, and he's still in Indiana for all I know, so I don't have to stand there and listen to him complain about it.
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Oh, I'm sorry. I was busy jumping on the Tiger's bandwagon.
Kidding aside, I become quite a hockey recluse after a stunning Wing's exit from the playoffs. I get so involved that I just shunt it out for about two weeks afterwards (usually).
I agree that the Wings probably were going to lose anyway (they didn't seem to want it as much as the Oilers), but I hate when games hang on the officiating. But, like the old football saying, it shouldn't have came to that anyway. Another saying also applies: in a seven game series, you'll always find the better team.
Now the question is, how is this going to affect the cap? Will we also be able to resign Hossa or are we going to unfortunately see him walk? The big dilemma had always seemed to be, Hossa or Franzen because you're not getting both.