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Montreal Trades Erik Cole to Dallas for Michael Ryder

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Pepperkorn    80

Surprised Cole didn't go back to Carolina :)

Dallas and Carolina probably have a deal coming...

 

look was Lou and Poni started.  I'm not a fan of Devils

playing against Cole so just as glad to see him head out west.

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SterioDesign    261

Just a swap could have worked, why throw a tird?

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Devilsfan118    644

Good, get this POS out of the east.  I really have a pretty strong hatred of this jackass going, from his hit on Larsson last year and his dive earlier this year.

 

Good riddance.

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Zubie#8    188

Good, get this POS out of the east.  I really have a pretty strong hatred of this jackass going, from his hit on Larsson last year and his dive earlier this year.

 

Good riddance.

Montreal got a better player though. They are looking really good.

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DH26    15

maybe Dallas thinks Cole could get back to his form of last year and they were afraid Ryder would leave so they took the big contract. *Shrug* 

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SterioDesign    261

Trades like that makes me wish lou could pull of something similar... Get rid of an older player for a similar one younger ith a shorter contract...

Guys like volchenkov and tallinder are absolutely expandable and their contracts are too expensive/long. To me theres NO WAY those 2 guys play out their contracts in NJ

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DH26    15

Trades like that makes me wish lou could pull of something similar... Get rid of an older player for a similar one younger ith a shorter contract...

Guys like volchenkov and tallinder are absolutely expandable and their contracts are too expensive/long. To me theres NO WAY those 2 guys play out their contracts in NJ

 

Volchenkov's got a NTC so good luck w/ that and Tallinder looks about 60 years old right now so good luck getting rid of either of them. And Cole's a whole year and a half older than Ryder. Whoop dee doo.

 

This was probably one team wanting the security of the longer contract and Montreal wanting the better win now proposition. 

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MantaRay    58

Ryder is a UFA after this season, Nieuwy got rid of him for a qualtiy player before Ryders market value tumbled.

 

Not sure why there was a draft pick involved.

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SterioDesign    261

Ryder is a UFA after this season, Nieuwy got rid of him for a qualtiy player before Ryders market value tumbled.

 

Not sure why there was a draft pick involved.

 

i guess its cause Dallas had to take some long term salary back... they said that they've been working on that deal for over 10 days so i assume it was a concern and that the 3rd was a sweetener 

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Triumph    588

i guess its cause Dallas had to take some long term salary back... they said that they've been working on that deal for over 10 days so i assume it was a concern and that the 3rd was a sweetener 

 

The draft pick goes from Dallas to Montreal, which doesn't really make any sense, because Dallas is getting the worse end of this deal already.

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SterioDesign    261

The draft pick goes from Dallas to Montreal, which doesn't really make any sense, because Dallas is getting the worse end of this deal already.

 

i know that's what i'm saying it doesnt make any sense. 

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nessus    67

Their stats for last year are incredibly similar haha

 

Ryder: 82 35-27-62 (46 PIM)

Cole: 82 35-26-61 (48 PIM)

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SMantzas    289

Their stats for last year are incredibly similar haha

 

Ryder: 82 35-27-62 (46 PIM)

Cole: 82 35-26-61 (48 PIM)

Cole plays a much more physical game, but is older. I'm glad he's out of our conference. He's good for at least one douchey play per game

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