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Jack Hillen: Buffalo has the worst ice he has skated on in the NHL


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#1 SDS

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 06:47 PM

title says it all...

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 06:51 PM

Who the hell is Jack Hillen?

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 06:51 PM

View Postd4rksabre, on 30 March 2013 - 06:51 PM, said:

Who the hell is Jack Hillen?

Plays for the Caps. That's all I got.

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 07:18 PM

View Postd4rksabre, on 30 March 2013 - 06:51 PM, said:

Who the hell is Jack Hillen?

lmao i thought the same thing.

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 07:40 PM

Hopefully he doesn't leave with twisted, knot-like veins.

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 07:47 PM

Looking at it from here it looks pretty beat up. Lots of skate troughs.

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 08:57 PM

Really? Money can't buy championship ice either? I'm sure Terry has faith in the people in charge of that department.

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 08:57 PM

Wait, how can this be?  They tell us Buffalo is Hockey Heaven.    It must be a lie - the ice must be fantastic.

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 09:07 PM

View PostJsixspd, on 30 March 2013 - 08:57 PM, said:

Wait, how can this be?  They tell us Buffalo is Hockey Heaven. It must be a lie - the ice must be fantastic.
That ice shits ice cream.

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 09:27 PM

Did the new "lazer" zamboni's Sabres used to gash about not arrive yet?

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Posted 30 March 2013 - 10:08 PM

My ice!  The new refrigerators do nothing!



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Posted 30 March 2013 - 11:04 PM

View PostIKnowPhysics, on 30 March 2013 - 10:08 PM, said:

My ice!  The new refrigerators do nothing!


LOL. Any excuse to bust out this clip is a good one.

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 05:16 AM

Sold a bill of goods on the new cooling system.

I've noticed issues with the ice this year.

It could be intentional, trying to slow Ovi and other players that skate and pass better than the sabres. Which is almost all of them, so next week, we're just playing right on the concrete.

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 06:37 AM

Remember back in the good old days people would apply that strategy against us to slow us down? Now we are the ones doing it. Shows you how far back we have gone

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 10:46 AM

View PostOverPowerYou, on 31 March 2013 - 06:37 AM, said:

Remember back in the good old days people would apply that strategy against us to slow us down? Now we are the ones doing it. Shows you how far back we have gone
The good ol days when gas was a nickel/gallon and children had respect. Back when a stick and a hoop was all you needed and the streetlights were the curfew.

Isn't that how long ago it was?

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 03:25 PM

View Postwyldnwoody44, on 31 March 2013 - 10:46 AM, said:

The good ol days when gas was a nickel/gallon and children had respect. Back when a stick and a hoop was all you needed and the streetlights were the curfew.

Isn't that how long ago it was?
na they sucked then too. I we where just young enough to not know or care about points, and advanced stats. We just cared that the sabres where our team and that they would entertain us......... i miss thous days

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 06:18 PM

View PostLastPommerFan, on 31 March 2013 - 05:16 AM, said:

Sold a bill of goods on the new cooling system.

I've noticed issues with the ice this year.

It could be intentional, trying to slow Ovi and other players that skate and pass better than the sabres. Which is almost all of them, so next week, we're just playing right on the concrete.

hey, why not... they do it to infield grass in baseball!!!

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 06:23 PM

View Postwonderbread, on 30 March 2013 - 09:07 PM, said:

That ice shits ice cream.

I know, right?   It's clearly very jealous and mean-spirited people, envious of the paradise we have here in Hockey Heaven, making up false and slanderous claims to try and belittle us.

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 07:28 PM

I knew it had to be something other than the players sucking it up this season!  Damn ice!

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 08:49 PM

This is not news.  And it's why the team got the new laser Zambonis.  But the F'NC/HSBC/MMA/Crossroads was not built with good ice-making equipment for its humidity, apparently.  On top of that, there was a non-hockey event on Friday night.