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Gelinas has become completely toxic in his own end though.  He needs to get his confidence back, and he ain't gonna be helped playing three minutes a night here. 

And yes Salvador's toxic too but we know he's not getting benched :rolleyes:

 

I get that he's not good defensively, but he makes our PP so much better.  He played a huge part in not only drawing that penalty, but setting up the GWG as well.

He's become horrible he needs to get back into his form.

 

I get that he's not good defensively, but he makes our PP so much better.  He played a huge part in not only drawing that penalty, but setting up the GWG as well.

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I get that he's not good defensively, but he makes our PP so much better. He played a huge part in not only drawing that penalty, but setting up the GWG as well.

I get that he's not good defensively, but he makes our PP so much better. He played a huge part in not only drawing that penalty, but setting up the GWG as well.

did you not see the pp where he literally had three turnovers on one shift, two in his own end?

Nobody can complain about Salvador without complaining about gelinas, because frankly gelinas has been exponentially worse. Similarly, you cannot complain about lokti/jj sitting because if we are playing gelinas we need 7 defensemen to cover for him- he played 2:50 tonight. That is stu Bickel territory.

I will be surprised if he plays tomorrow but I've been surprised a lot this season...

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Gelinas has an offensive upside but a defensive downside? Should he be considered trade bait?

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Henrique played a great game tonight. Might even go as far to say that's the best game I've seen him play all season. When he is flying, agitating and generating chances he's our best player on the ice. Didn't make the score sheet, but damn did he play well. 

 

I agree. I noticed it a little bit last game too. He's a strong guy. It's nice to see him play tough.

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Gelinas has an offensive upside but a defensive downside? Should he be considered trade bait?

 

Offensive defenseman take longer to develop. He just can't be allowed to pigeonhole this team at the expense of a skill set they lack. It's robbing peter to pay paul. 

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Great win baby.I love me some New Jersey Devs.

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did you not see the pp where he literally had three turnovers on one shift, two in his own end?

Nobody can complain about Salvador without complaining about gelinas, because frankly gelinas has been exponentially worse. Similarly, you cannot complain about lokti/jj sitting because if we are playing gelinas we need 7 defensemen to cover for him- he played 2:50 tonight. That is stu Bickel territory.

I will be surprised if he plays tomorrow but I've been surprised a lot this season...

 

Holy crap he had one bad shift.  You wanna crucify him for one bad shift?  And it's not as if Gelinas has been bad defensively his entire time here.  He was very good defensively when he was paired with Larsson.  I think we should trade Zidlicky and call up Larsson.

 

BTW, I'm not complaining about Salvador.  I actually don't think he's as bad as people in here are saying he is.

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He had one hood shift and multiple bad ones. He's been horrible. Not bad.

Holy crap he had one bad shift. You wanna crucify him for one bad shift? And it's not as if Gelinas has been bad defensively his entire time here. He was very good defensively when he was paired with Larsson. I think we should trade Zidlicky and call up Larsson.

BTW, I'm not complaining about Salvador. I actually don't think he's as bad as people in here are saying he is.

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Holy crap he had one bad shift.  You wanna crucify him for one bad shift?  And it's not as if Gelinas has been bad defensively his entire time here.  He was very good defensively when he was paired with Larsson.  I think we should trade Zidlicky and call up Larsson.

 

BTW, I'm not complaining about Salvador.  I actually don't think he's as bad as people in here are saying he is.

 

Why not, that's what Pete does with all the kids :P

 

He has regressed...imo partly because of the Pete microscope and partly because his success offensively has gone to his head.  Now he doesn't even WANT to play defense.

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more like stfu and eat crow.

I'm a die hard devils fan.Who care's what you think.We won tonight,and that's all that I care about.Go devs.

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Sal makes devils PK better and i love devils PK

 

but i dont think he should be captain (greene) 

 

and if they have to rid D it would be sal to send a pseudo message

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Ridiculous statements like we are going to get crushed 4-1 and 5-1 in back to back gdts. The fact that you think those are possible outcomes for this team every night makes me doubt that you even watch devils games.

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He had one hood shift and multiple bad ones. He's been horrible. Not bad.

 

Not true.

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Sal makes devils PK better and i love devils PK

 

but i dont think he should be captain (greene) 

 

and if they have to rid D it would be sal to send a pseudo message

 

Our PK was top  3 ranked when he was gone this season. Our forwards are what make our PK so good imo, they do a really good job of not letting the other team have much space, and getting sticks in shooting lanes.

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Why not, that's what Pete does with all the kids :P

 

He has regressed...imo partly because of the Pete microscope and partly because his success offensively has gone to his head.  Now he doesn't even WANT to play defense.

 

Exactly my point.  Pete's mindset is what ruins players.  If you bench a young guy for every mistake, it ruins the development of said player.

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It's not important who has the C. That is one of the most overrated intangibles in hockey. Just have 3 A's and be done with it.

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I'm ready to give Marty one of the last 4 before the Olympic break...it may be tomorrow. Nashville doesn't score much like us and now Weber Is dinged up and may not play

 

Honestly Cory can handle it. He had a light workload today. But it's the weakest offense of the 4 remaining pre Olympic games.

 

Wow, you've gone soft. Tomorrow is the PERFECT game to start Cory. Get the better goalie in against a weaker team. Take away the chance that a bad Brodeur outing surely costs the Devils if the offense isn't there..like the Yotes game.

 

Got to go with the better goalie tomorrow. And almost every game from here on out.

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It's not important who has the C. That is one of the most overrated intangibles in hockey. Just have 3 A's and be done with it.

 

I agree.

 

Wow, you've gone soft. Tomorrow is the PERFECT game to start Cory. Get the better goalie in against a weaker team. Take away the chance that a bad Brodeur outing surely costs the Devils if the offense isn't there..like the Yotes game.

 

Got to go with the better goalie tomorrow. And almost every game from here on out.

 

Yea.  Tomorrow wouldn't be a bad game for Marty, but we need wins.  Nashville is a bad team.  They don't have a good offense.  They don't have a good defense,  And they don't have good goaltending.  Somehow they have 56 points despite that.

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I counted 8 times tonight where Salvador caused the team to get pinned in their own zone. He is terrible, shouldn't even be a conversation.

And on both goals Salvador was too busy cross checking the guy in the back instead of being in better position to clear the puck or make sure a clear shot cannot get on goal, he left Benn by himself on the first one and looked like an idiot on the second goal without a clue what to do.

The fact that Larsson is in the AHL is an absolute crime while this veteran makes a fool of himself at the expense of the team. Shame on Lou and Pete for that.

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There's the one for my devs.Soon to follow,4 unanswered by the stars.Book it.

I didn't book it. Can you go away now?

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What the hell happened to Larsson?

I said this 12 times tonight

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What the hell happened to Larsson?

I said this 12 times tonight

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Do it Pete!

 

Zubrus - Zajac - Jagr

Elias - Loktionov - Brunner

Clowe - Henrique - Ryder

Carter - Gionta - Bernier

 

Greene - Fayne

Gelinas - Larsson

Volchenkov - Zidlicky

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