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#21 caron14

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:40 PM

i dont know what is going on and im confused... maybe we sign gomez.... acquire jamie benn or bobby ryan... or nothing at all lol

PS: if we acquire ryan or benn i dont have a word to say :P

Last scenario is that he could be the kind of player who cant play in the NHL on a daily basis (he can score but if he cant play both side of the ice Deboer will not take him)

Edited by caron14, 18 January 2013 - 12:41 PM.

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#22 nmigliore

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:42 PM

This is really annoying and confusing. Butler seemed like a lock to not only make the team but play in the top 6. Bleh.

Lou HAS to have something up his sleeve, no?

Edited by nmigliore, 18 January 2013 - 12:44 PM.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:43 PM

When did Bernier become so horrible all the sudden to the point that you don't even think he should make the team? Or is this the latest contrarian streak?


Bernier is barely a 4th line player - I recognize why he is here, but unless there is a trade/signing coming, this move suggests that Bernier will start the season as the 3rd line RW, which is simply inexcusable.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:47 PM

im thinking they want to keep Darche and Matteau for a few games ? it could explain things
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:48 PM

PS: if we acquire ryan or benn i dont have a word to say :P


Let's not..let's not start type of thinking :giggle:
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:49 PM

They can keep Butler and Matteau on the roster and hope that Darche sticks around without a contract until they're ready to send Matteau back to juniors.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:50 PM

im thinking they want to keep Darche and Matteau for a few games ? it could explain things


Well we'd have to sign Darche first for that to be the case. Maybe Lou is finishing up a contract with him.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:50 PM

Well we'd have to sign Darche first for that to be the case. Maybe Lou is finishing up a contract with him.


i read they were talking today so it's possible

TG is thinking like me.

My guess is Devils want to sign Darche/keep Matteau and can't do both and keep Butler and carry 8 D (with Janssen and Barch on roster too).

i'd waive and buy out the sh!t out of Barch, why did we signed that godamn useless piece of sh!t anyway ? Lou didnt learned from last year when Janssen and Boulton didnt play a single second of playoffs

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:52 PM

Janssen, Darche, Bernier, Carter, Gionta, Barch. How many plugs can one team have?
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:52 PM

This is just a situation where we have to wait and see, too many variables. For all we know Lou is asking Darche to give the Devils the hang around Albelin treatment in the hopes of a future slot.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:53 PM

Janssen, Darche, Bernier, Carter, Gionta, Barch. How many plugs can one team have?


Enough to fill out the bottom two lines plus extra goons?
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:54 PM

Pretty disappointed and confused by this, thought for sure he would be a key player for us this year.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:56 PM

Maybe he didn't show enough defensive responsibility and Tedenby beat him out. If this is the only move, I see some potential PP time for Tedenby. Even though they play opposite wings they were competing for one spot in my mind. That spot being last years Sykora's PP specialist/defensively unrelaible spot. Put that player with Elias and let him cover up for the defensive shortcomings.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:07 PM

Janssen, Darche, Bernier, Carter, Gionta, Barch. How many plugs can one team have?


Darche is not a plug and does not belong in that conversation.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:08 PM

TG speculates they want to keep Darche AND Matteau but can't keep both along with Butler and 8 defensemen on the roster.

Of course, this would be a lot easier if we didn't carry two goons or weren't carrying 8 defensemen...

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:10 PM

I really hope they can find a way to keep Butler on the roster, I think Matteau - Josefson - Butler would be a good mix and fit on our 3rd line
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:13 PM

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Mathieu Darche est toujours avec les Devils, mais sans contrat. Il va continuer de s'entraîner avec les Devils au cours des prochains jours.

its saying that Darche is still in NJ without contract but that he will continue to practice with them for a few days
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:13 PM

Re-counting the forwards, it would still be impossible to keep Matteau and sign Darche without sending someone down in addition to Butler.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:17 PM

If only we didn't have the two goons :angry:
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:21 PM

With Lou, you never know... But I think he may have a defensemen-for-forward deal lined up.


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