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Old 02-28-2013, 11:03 AM
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Default Who is going to lose a game first? 2013 White Sox or Blackhawks

I say the Blackhawks.

This has to the White Sox best start to a spring training in awhile. I know that it is spring training but why not play to win and expect to win from spring training on.

And the good start makes me more interested in the spring training games. Lol.
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Old 02-28-2013, 11:13 AM
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I'd say the Sox, since losing in extras actually counts as a loss.
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Old 02-28-2013, 11:17 AM
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Blackhawks. Sox don't play for another month. Also, the Hawks have lost some games already, just not in regulation.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:10 PM
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While I know that the ST games don't matter in the slightest, I admit there has always been a small part of me that's been disheartened when the Sox end up with a poor record in ST before the season starts. I don't know why, it's just what it does to me despite being meaningless. Plus, there's nothing wrong with building up confidence by winning games before the season starts.
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Old 02-28-2013, 01:44 PM
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I'm gonna say that the white Sox are the first team to see a regulation loss. I understand that the Blackhawks have actually lost 3 games due to the shoot-out.
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Old 02-28-2013, 02:44 PM
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Blackhawks. Sox don't play for another month. Also, the Hawks have lost some games already, just not in regulation.
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I'm gonna say that the white Sox are the first team to see a regulation loss. I understand that the Blackhawks have actually lost 3 games due to the shoot-out.
The White Sox have tied a couple spring training games. I view a shootout loss as nearly the same thing.
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Old 03-01-2013, 12:53 PM
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While I know that the ST games don't matter in the slightest, I admit there has always been a small part of me that's been disheartened when the Sox end up with a poor record in ST before the season starts. I don't know why, it's just what it does to me despite being meaningless. Plus, there's nothing wrong with building up confidence by winning games before the season starts.
2005 White Sox Cactus league record: 14-18 for 12th of 14th finish.

Of course, in 2007, the Sox' worst season since 1989, they went 9-21, so maybe it does mean something.
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Old 03-01-2013, 02:13 PM
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Default I did originally mean spring training White Sox

...but who loses a game first: 2013 White Sox in regular season or the Blackhawks?

I choose Blackhawks bc we ain't losing a game in the regular season. Lol. Only maybe if it goes extra innings.
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:35 PM
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2005 White Sox Cactus league record: 14-18 for 12th of 14th finish.

Of course, in 2007, the Sox' worst season since 1989, they went 9-21, so maybe it does mean something.
You just showed 2 examples that cancel each other out. then you say maybe it does mean something? It doesn't mean anything. It's just ST.

I'd prefer they nix the shootout or overtime altogether in hockey. That way it'll feel more special and epic in the playoffs.
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