jRuutu

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  1. EASTERN CONFERENCE (A2) Boston Bruins vs. (WC2) Columbus Blue Jackets Winner: Columbus # of Games: 6 (M2) New York Islanders vs.(WC1) Carolina Hurricanes Winner: Islanders # of Games: 6 WESTERN CONFERENCE (C3) St. Louis Blues vs. (WC1) Dallas Stars Winner: Dallas # of Games: 7 (P2) San Jose Sharks vs. (WC2) Colorado Avalanche Winner: Sharks # of Games: 7
  2. Great work everybody! Fun game, enjoyed it!
  3. Off-season is different for everybody, some take it easy and maybe spend time with their families then there are others who work, one of those players who work is Rauno Palo. The Vancouver center is going to be Beau Louths personal assistant in the upcoming All-Star game! Rauno Palo released the following statement in his Facebook account yesterday:
  4. 1. Ever played any other positions than goalie? 2. What made you choose playing in goal? 3. What would you say is your biggest strength? 4. How has the start on the VHLM journey been so far? 5. Thoughts on the upcoming VHLM draft? 6. Got any teams in mind that you hope will pick you? 7. What is your favorite team in VHL or VHLM? 8. What is your opinion on shootouts? 9. If goalie goes behind the net, should players be allowed to hit them if opportunity to do so is there? 10. Do you listen to any music before games to get into the zone? If yes, what kind of music you like?
  5. Part I - Pick em' (Pick the correct winners of all three games for 2 TPE) Game 3 - Toronto Legion @ Helsinki Titans Game 4 -Toronto Legion @ Helsinki Titans Game 5 - Helsinki Titans @ Toronto Legion Part II - Predict the Score (Predict the correct score and winner of this game for 3 TPE) Game 5 - Toronto Legion 4 @ Helsinki Titans 2 Part III - Player Predictions (Predict the correct player for each category, 1 TPE for each correct answer) Series leader in points: Julian Borwinn Series leader in goals: Oyorra Arroyo Series leader in assists: Oleksiy Revchenko
  6. It´s not been even a full year since Quebec Meute moved to Vancouver and changed the team´s name to Wolves. The relocation has been a successful one, home games for Vancouver have been sold out all year long and there is a real buzz around the team, but there is still some who are not happy. One of them is quite surprisingly Rauno Palo, a center for Wolves who openly talked how nice Vancouver is just couple months ago, what happened? This is what Rauno Palo said via e-mail:
  7. There comes a time in every player´s career where it´s right to ask: is whatever I´m doing good enough? Every week I show up to practice and sometimes I even do something on my own later, like shoot the puck around in my garage, but now as I´m not a young guy anymore, I have been thinking about these things. A lot of faith was put on me when I was drafted, first round and all that, despite being the guy who every girl wants to look like and every guy wants to be with, I still have not taken those last few steps where I can say: I´m a star in this league. More fuel to the fire came when I was chatting with Gritty and Louth in group chat, apparently, both have either already invested in an elite level training program or are planning to do so. Basically, the idea is to give the player a customized plan on what to do every day and that way the player is able to improve exactly the areas he wants, could be skating, explosiveness, stick handling etc etc. Personally, I have never done anything like that, I don´t really have the money since I spend most of my dough on Gucci loafers and velvet bathrobes. Still, I would be lying if I said that I was not intrigued about the possibility to take those mentioned few steps somehow. I looked into it and it turns out that sacrificing something could be a decent alternative, I could hopefully find a way to please the gods and boom - all of a sudden I hit the post and puck goes in instead of bouncing into the corner! That would be huge on its own. I got few ideas on what to do, first thing is doing the traditional Finnish sacrifice: burning your own sauna to the ground. That is supposed to make mother nature calm down, which might not translate into hockey so well, but worth a try. Another one is the Saskatoonian way: shaving your mullet. The idea behind that is showing to hockey gods that you are humble and willing to do whatever it takes. I have not done either yet, but I´m actually traveling to Finland on next Monday to see my family back home, what makes the trip worth mentioning is the fact that I have a summer home in Finland that has a sauna! The burning of sauna is not what worries me, it´s the mullet one. My hair grows slowly and even now the mullet is not as impressive as it could be, so I´m not sure if I actually go through with it. Need to think about it for a bit, got a couple of days before I´m in Finland. Would be really cool to have a career year next year though, if I don´t do the sacrifices, that could be a major ´what if´ hanging out all year - especially if my individual performances are up and down.
  8. 1. Are you that guy from the thing? 2. Happy on how the regular season went? 3. Is Houston going to make it into the finals? 4. Planning on playing one more year in VHLM or coming up next year? 5. Who is the loudest person inside Houston Bulls locker-room? 6. Thoughts on Team Asia´s WJC tournament? 7. Any teams in VHL that you hope will have you ranked high on their draft papers? 8. You had 154 penalty minutes in the regular season, worried if that will have a effect on when you will be drafted? 9. What would you say to those who question big hits and extremely physical players in general? 10. Any players in VHLM or VHL who you would say is your rival?
  9. User Name: jRuutu Cup Winner: Boston Bruins EASTERN CONFERENCE (A1) Tampa Bay Lightning vs. (WC2) Columbus Blue Jackets Winner: Columbus Blue Jackets # of Games: 7 (A2) Boston Bruins vs. (A3) Toronto Maple Leafs Winner: Boston Bruins # of Games: 5 (M1) Washington Capitals vs. (WC1) Carolina Hurricanes Winner: Washington Capitals # of Games: 6 (M2) New York Islanders vs. (M3) Pittsburgh Penguins Winner: New York Islanders # of Games: 6 WESTERN CONFERENCE (C1) Nashville Predators vs. (WC1) Dallas Stars Winner: Nashville Predators # of Games: 5 (C2) Winnipeg Jets vs. (C3) St. Louis Blues Winner: St.Louis Blues # of Games: 6 (P1) Calgary Flames vs. (WC2) Colorado Avalanche Winner: Calgary Flames # of Games: 7 (P2) San Jose Sharks vs. (P3) Vegas Golden Knights Winner: San Jose Sharks # of Games: 6
  10. All I needed was 1 assist to get the Gordie