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Triumph    583

Hes been on the third line getting defensive minutes in the past two seasons on a lousy Edmonton team. He passes the eye test for me, always love watching him play. Also 18 goals is more than Brunner Zubrus Ryder Zajac Lokti can provide. He would have been an upgrade. I'd take those 9 goals ad 17 assists over Ryder's nonchalant play.

And what is wrong with another pure play maker? Besides Patty and Jagr we have a bunch of gritty centers as wingers.

 

Loktionov, Clowe, Zubrus - these are all pass first players.  Josefson too.

 

Ryder is only considered nonchalant because he isn't scoring.  He's getting his shots.

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devilsfan26    54

Hes been on the third line getting defensive minutes in the past two seasons on a lousy Edmonton team. He passes the eye test for me, always love watching him play. Also 18 goals is more than Brunner Zubrus Ryder Zajac Lokti can provide. He would have been an upgrade. I'd take those 9 goals ad 17 assists over Ryder's nonchalant play.

And what is wrong with another pure play maker? Besides Patty and Jagr we have a bunch of gritty centers as wingers.

If Hemsky was a goal-scorer, why can't he crack the top six on a lousy Edmonton team?  He's flashy but overrated.

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Zubie#8    188

Loktionov, Clowe, Zubrus - these are all pass first players. Josefson too.

Ryder is only considered nonchalant because he isn't scoring. He's getting his shots.

I hate his game even when he i scoring. He drags his line down. I have been extremely disappointed with him all season. One hot streak doesn't do it for me. Majority of his shots are outside the circles on the rush anyways, he doesn't generate anything. Edited by Zubie#8

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devilsrule33    189

A reminder if someone retweets anything on your timeline of any established insider....it is fake. Why? Because you already follow McKenzie and Dreger, etc.

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Triumph    583

I hate his game even when he i scoring. He drags his line down. I have been extremely disappointed with him all season. One hot streak doesn't do it for me.

 

He scores goals.  He's not the most creative player and he's not going to do a lot for you otherwise but he scores goals.  The Devils don't have goal scorers.

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grcenter47    28

besides gaborik and vanek, who's going to help us score more goals??

 

i dont want gaborik

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Zubie#8    188

He scores goals. He's not the most creative player and he's not going to do a lot for you otherwise but he scores goals. The Devils don't have goal scorers.

Don't like it at all. He hasn't been a goal scorer for a 16 game stretch and another time at a 12 13 14 game stretch?

And he's out of he top 6 due to the constant catering to the oilers young forwards. Look at his corsi stats on that putrid oiler team and tell me he's bad.

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jim777    14

i dont want gaborik

 

Gaborik is a head case - PASS

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Devilsfan118    641

You know what, I've got a feeling the Devils are in on Vanek.

 

I have NO sources, I haven't heard this anywhere.  I just have a feeling Lou's a sleeper on this guy.

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Triumph    583

Don't like it at all. He hasn't been a goal scorer for a 16 game stretch and another time at a 12 13 14 game stretch?

And he's out of he top 6 due to the constant catering to the oilers young forwards. Look at his corsi stats on that putrid oiler team and tell me he's bad.

 

That's unfortunate, but it's bad luck.  He's getting his shots.  I can't repeat that enough.  If you're going to cite Corsi, I will cite that Ryder's shot per game rate was lower than 2 earlier in the year and has crept up to well beyond 2 per game in 2014, they are just not going in.

 

Buffalo already has an amazing prospect pool and now they get Hudson Fasching. I'm jealous. 

 

Try watching them for a few games, think that jealousy will fade somewhat.

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grcenter47    28

Buffalo already has an amazing prospect pool and now they get Hudson Fasching. I'm jealous. 

 

is their gm new or is it the same person?

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Devilsfan118    641

And now the Habs acquired Dubnyk.  That's another closed door for Marty.

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Zubie#8    188

Better make good use with those picks. Buffalo doesn't want to become the next oilers or islanders. Stockpiling picks doesn't always lead to future success.

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grcenter47    28

dubnyk to mtl...feel bad for him

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Triumph    583

Better make good use with those picks. Buffalo doesn't want to become the next oilers or islanders. Stockpiling picks doesn't always lead to future success.

 

Buffalo traded picks for a prospect.  It's a great move for them, they have too many picks in the upcoming drafts.

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Onddeck    70

You know what, I've got a feeling the Devils are in on Vanek.

I have NO sources, I haven't heard this anywhere. I just have a feeling Lou's a sleeper on this guy.

I feel that way about moulson. It's been really quiet on the moulson camp...

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Zubie#8    188

I cant think of many other places for Marty. Carolina?....maybe. I don't see him going anywhere which is a shame. Cory needs to be the clear number 1. I don't like the latest Deboer comments.

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thefiestygoat    134

Try watching them for a few games, think that jealousy will fade somewhat.

Oh, I'm certainly not jealous of where they are now. I'm just a huge Fasching fan. Real bright future in Buffalo.

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