Which ex-Devil you want to see next year?
Posted 15 February 2012 - 12:30 PM
I will place my bet on Oduya.
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 12:32 PM
Edited by HellOnICE, 15 February 2012 - 12:32 PM.
Posted 15 February 2012 - 12:41 PM
If I wasn't forced to make a choice, I would say none.
Posted 15 February 2012 - 12:49 PM
Oduya at 3m seems a little bit steep too (despite the fact that the Devils signed him to that contract)
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 12:51 PM
Lemieux was probably the best of them, in that he added something to the team, even if he clearly wasn't the same player he'd been during his first stay. I remember being thrilled when that trade was announced.
Sykora has been decent, considering his salary and the fact that not much was expected.
But I'd like to see Lou give up on the ex-Devil thing for a while.
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 12:55 PM
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 12:59 PM
Edited by TheMazz, 15 February 2012 - 01:00 PM.
Posted 15 February 2012 - 01:16 PM
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 01:17 PM
Edit: didn't see TheMazz's post, but that's exactly how I feel about Souray potentially being a mentor for Larsson or even Fayne.
Edited by nessus, 15 February 2012 - 01:19 PM.
Posted 15 February 2012 - 01:30 PM
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 01:35 PM
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 01:47 PM
Somebody's gotta be the hero... Why not me?
Posted 15 February 2012 - 01:51 PM
Anyway, if I had to pick someone, I'd go with one of the following:
- Oduya, though I'm not sure if I want him at his current cap hit ($3.5M)
- Gomez, but only if the Habs buy him out and he's willing to play here for $1M or less. I do NOT want to trade for Scott Gomez.
- If the goaltending situation changes, bring back Clemmensen. He's not really any better than anyone else out there, but he is a known entity as far as the Devils are concerned. His current cap hit of $1.2 million is reasonable as well.
- Steve Sullivan, assuming he doesn't retire after this year. I will freely admit, though, that this is purely a nostalgia pick.
I'm not sold on Souray, and I definitely don't want any part of Arnott, Langenbrunner, or Madden.
Edited by RowdyFan42, 15 February 2012 - 01:53 PM.
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Posted 15 February 2012 - 02:05 PM
Time machine, Scott Stevens. Done.
Was that so hard?
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