Who would you bring back?
Posted 15 January 2012 - 05:30 PM
i was just thinking about it myself and figured i could make a poll about it to see what everyone here think
i think with our situation right now, it would have to be Marty i guess... can't go on with him really, my 2nd choice would be either Nierdermayer or Stevens... with today's NHL i'd probably go for Nieds...
Posted 15 January 2012 - 05:46 PM
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Posted 15 January 2012 - 05:50 PM
Considering the construction of the modern game today, Nieds would probably be more effective, and its an area in which we are lacking. But Stevens is who i think of when people mention the Devils. And he brings things to the ice that no one else can.
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Posted 15 January 2012 - 05:57 PM
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Posted 15 January 2012 - 06:03 PM
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Posted 15 January 2012 - 06:09 PM
While Stevens is a close second mostly based on emotion, I chose Marty #1. Getting a young stud goalie that will serve you at that high level for 2 decades is a no brainer, unless you mean Mario in the last choice.
Posted 15 January 2012 - 06:17 PM
Stevens can do anything. In today's NHL he'd be a 60+ point guy easy.
Yeah but we'd have to deal with fans of other teams after every single hits ,all whining saying he should be suspended lol
Posted 15 January 2012 - 10:08 PM
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Posted 15 January 2012 - 10:21 PM
Stevens is a solid man to bring back also. A "no bullsh!t take no prisoners" kind of guy that was still talented with the sport and not just a gooner which I think this team needs.
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Posted 15 January 2012 - 10:26 PM
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Posted 15 January 2012 - 11:11 PM
Posted 15 January 2012 - 11:51 PM
I mean, to get an 18 year old franchise goalie again would be amazing. However, as others have stated...Stevens just...special player.
Real tough decision.
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Posted 16 January 2012 - 12:31 AM
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Posted 16 January 2012 - 07:33 AM
I worry how Stevens would be in todays game... and at what age his true offensive d-man game goes (difficult to say since he changed his game to fill a Devils role).
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Posted 16 January 2012 - 07:56 AM
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Posted 16 January 2012 - 08:20 AM
Posted 16 January 2012 - 08:53 AM
So much of success is circumstance - sometimes well planned sometimes just luck. Any of those guys would be valuable on any team and any of them could screw the pooch - you just never know.
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Posted 16 January 2012 - 08:55 AM
In todays NHL Stevens would be watching from a booth more than playing
In today's NHL...Niedermayer.
Posted 16 January 2012 - 09:42 AM
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