Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
DaneykoIsGod

The "Doesn't Suck List"

Recommended Posts

DaneykoIsGod    120

We all know there's a lot of dead weight on this roster. Some are players not playing up to their contract value. Some are guys past their prime. Some never had a prime.

Instead of focusing on them, let's focus on who's been good. If you had to list the guys that you want to continue to see on the team, who would you pick? Try not to focus on contracts or sentimentality or anything like that. This is from a pure hockey standpoint. Who has shown you the goods that you want to continue to see displayed in a Devils uniform?

Here's mine:

Forwards:

Parise

Elias

Zubrus

Arnott

Zajac

Kovalchuk

Pelley

Defensemen:

Volchenkov

White

Goalies:

N/A

P.S.

First funnyguy to post "No one" gets a flaming bag of dog poop on his porch.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DaneykoIsGod    120

We're not taking into account contracts?

Two guys: Elias and White.

Damn, and I thought my list was short.

Out of curiosity, how does your list look if contracts are taken into consideration?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
devlman    79

We're not taking into account contracts?

Two guys: Elias and White.

Agreed

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm in the minority that likes Fayne. He's had his share of rookie mistakes but he pinches in pretty well in the offensive zone.

Hopefully we have a 4th line already set for next year in Mair, Pelley, Sestito

Edited by CarpathianForest

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
JohnnyP.    2

I'll play along....

"Keepers"

Forwards:

Parise - Kovalchuk - Elias - Zubrus - Tedenby - Josefson - Zajac

Defensemen:

Volchenkov - Fayne - Salvador

Goaltenders:

Brodeur

:blahblah: :blahblah: :blahblah: :blahblah: :blahblah:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Quinn01    38

Zajac, Elias, Zubs

Everyone on IR.

Edited by Quinn01

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Marv4Life    11

Kovy

Elias

White

Volchenkov

Zubrus(he can't score though)

I guess Arnott

Edited by Marv4Life

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Pelley? Why? Because he tries hard?

I would venture to guess that we'd be much more satisfied with a team that worked as hard as Pelley but still lost.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Kulags    3

I would venture to guess that we'd be much more satisfied with a team that worked as hard as Pelley but still lost.

I wouldn't. No winning = no satisfaction, period. If I wanted to watch a team try hard and still lose I'd be an Islanders fan.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DevilinLA    47

Pelley, Tedenby, Volchenkov

Contracts included.

I think anyone that says Parise is looking with their heart.... granted he was hurt - but it still counts.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
coldply123    12

Short List Right Now:

1. Elias

2. White

3. Mair

Everyone else is either borderline (Zubrus, Pelley) or horrible (Greene, Clarkson), or inconsistent (Kovalchuk, Zajac), or have mentally checked out (Arnott, Langenbrunner).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
MantaRay    58

Short List Right Now:

1. Elias

2. White

3. Mair

Everyone else is either borderline (Zubrus, Pelley) or horrible (Greene, Clarkson), or inconsistent (Kovalchuk, Zajac).

Good point about Mair, he has really played well.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Out of the players who have actually played more than 10 games?

Elias- Best player by far, always a threat on the ice and makes plays happen.

Tedenby- Young guy, learning his way and improving as he goes.

Pelley- He does as he is asked, helped the PK become pretty effective.

Zubrus- He still really needs to score more, but he does what none of our other forwards do, and he gets his hands dirty

Arnott- He has done what i expected, slowing a little bit now.

There are a lot of players who are inbetween:

Hedberg, Kovlachuk, Mair, Volchenkov, Langs and Zajac

But i think my expectations of them is a lot higher.

That expectation is what sees Marty on the Sucks list, sad times :(

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2L3MI3UX2    0

Can't wait to see Tedenby when he has a solid veteran core around him that is playing well. He looks great out there... so did Josefson. We are the Flyers in 2 years after Lou gets a stud d-man.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DevilNurn    5

Zubrus, Elias, White, Volchenkov, Tedenby.

Edited by DevilNurn

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

×