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#1061 SMantzas

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 08:59 PM

Stars are really making waves and I like what they're doing. They're going to contend for a playoff spot in that weak division next year.

Their division is WPG, MIN, DAL, STL, CHI, NSH
and Col?

That is pretty damn bad. If they can't beat out Winnipeg, Nashville and Colorado, that's bad
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Posted 04 July 2013 - 09:12 PM

Their division is WPG, MIN, DAL, STL, CHI, NSH
and Col?

That is pretty damn bad. If they can't beat out Winnipeg, Nashville and Colorado, that's bad

Chi and stl will lead it obviously
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Posted 04 July 2013 - 09:52 PM

 

Hate to say it...the Devils are going to have to pay someone 6 million...all of the guys that can give them the offense they need are going to come at a price...

 

Unless you want 4 lines of slightly above average. Guys are going to find a team that well pay more...there are teams that have a ton of cap space

 

 

they absolutely don't have to do this. in fact, the guys that might get $6MM, they should not sign.

 

plan A should be stalberg and brunner - give them each 4/10.

 

henrique-loktionov-kovalchuk

elias-zajac-brunner

stalberg-josefson-zubrus

carter-gionta-bernier

 

that is a very good team. it might not have a ton of sexy names, but with the devils d and schneider taking as much of a role as is necessary to have a team save percentage that's .915 or better, that's gonna make the playoffs more times than it won't.


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#1064 CarpathianForest

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 09:55 PM

they absolutely don't have to do this. in fact, the guys that might get $6MM, they should not sign.

 

plan A should be stalberg and brunner - give them each 4/10.

 

henrique-loktionov-kovalchuk

elias-zajac-brunner

stalberg-josefson-zubrus

carter-josefson-bernier

 

that is a very good team. it might not have a ton of sexy names, but with the devils d and schneider taking as much of a role as is necessary to have a team save percentage that's .915 or better, that's gonna make the playoffs more times than it won't.

 

Already got JJ double shifting eh? You, my friend, have a lot of faith.


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 09:56 PM

Already got JJ double shifting eh? You, my friend, have a lot of faith.

 

hah, just wanted to forget about gionta. i fixed.


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 10:06 PM

With Briere off the block I'd  be happy with Boyes and Grabovski. Grabovski would be better than Briere anyway since he's younger and can play a two way game.

 

the biting incident bothers me


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 10:16 PM

Raymond on left wing, Mueller on right wing.


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 10:21 PM

Raymond would be great. Mueller or stalberg. One of those three pleaseee
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Posted 04 July 2013 - 10:26 PM

Brunner is not getting 4/10.


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 10:36 PM

Brunner is not getting 4/10.

 

What would you think is a reasonable deal based on a half season of decent play?


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 10:56 PM

Raymond would be great. Mueller or stalberg. One of those three pleaseee

 

Wasn't Raymond already signed by the Flames?


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 10:57 PM

Raymond on left wing, Mueller on right wing.

This is my vote.

 

Losing some grit in Clarkson, but I'd be more than happy with these two guys.


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 11:14 PM

Wasn't Raymond already signed by the Flames?

Still a rumour. We'll see today lol.
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Posted 04 July 2013 - 11:17 PM

Brunner is not getting 4/10.

 

Ville Leino got a monster contract based on about the same amount of time. I'd think he could easily get 4/16 or maybe 5/25 from a desperate team 

 

as for Mueller, if Lou didn't go after him last year, I dunno why he'd change this year 


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 11:19 PM

Ville Leino got a monster contract based on about the same amount of time. I'd think he could easily get 4/16 or maybe 5/25 from a desperate team 

 

as for Mueller, if Lou didn't go after him last year, I dunno why he'd change this year 

 

Those numbers would be insane based on half a season of good play.


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 11:24 PM

Those numbers would be insane based on half a season of good play.

 

Leino had one 50 point season before Buffalo paid him bigger money. And he had multiple seasons of being hot garbage before that, which Brunner doesn't have 


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 11:28 PM

the biting incident bothers me


Pacioretty was grabing him from behind and chocking him... He had an arm in his face and his arms were stuck... What do you do ehen u cant breath in that situation? Like really?
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Posted 04 July 2013 - 11:28 PM

Ville Leino got a monster contract based on about the same amount of time. I'd think he could easily get 4/16 or maybe 5/25 from a desperate team 

 

as for Mueller, if Lou didn't go after him last year, I dunno why he'd change this year 

 

I was saying that Brunner would get more, but I guess that was unclear.  If he gets 4 years, it won't be for $10M.

 

Mueller is a better fit this year because Clarkson is gone.


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Posted 05 July 2013 - 02:01 AM

if i could wish i'd like to have clowe and roy or grabovski.  but i think the money is not there before we trade someone of our d. (tallinder, volchenkov, salvador)


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Posted 05 July 2013 - 08:05 AM

Bob Mckenzie is guessing that we're getting Clowe

 

Ray Emery in PHI; Nathan Horton in CBJ; Ryane Clowe in NJ. But lots of intrigue, shouldn't be long after 12 noon that signings get done.

 

and Hockey360 is reporting that they think Clarkson will be back in NJ. (that after being saying for weeks that they were hearing Toronto would get him)


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