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#501 Triumph

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 08:06 PM

Why would they be have to be insane to not have jj in the lineup? He didnt do anything last year to earn playing time, which is why he got sent to the minors. But theres a ridiculous frame of mind on this board that if youre sent to the minors in your early 20s that youre a bust. Theres no shame in jj and teddy developing in the minors. But as far as the coaching staff being insane if jj doesnt make the lineup, thats not true. Jj and teddy have a ton of talent and I look foward to watching them continue to develop, hopefully as devils.

And you should have said the swedish elite league, because thats what its called when they played there. At least im pretty sure it was. I thought you were talking about some meaningless advanced stat

 

Josefson is waiver-eligible.  He will not make it through waivers.  Tedenby is also waiver-eligible, but I think he would make it through waivers.  


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Posted 12 September 2013 - 08:17 PM

Josefson is waiver-eligible. He will not make it through waivers. Tedenby is also waiver-eligible, but I think he would make it through waivers.


Says you.

Doesn't mean he wont be scratched half the games or more. He sucked last year.
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Posted 12 September 2013 - 08:20 PM

Josefson is head and shoulders better and more useful than Tedenby, Tedenby is only valuable to the team if he's scoring goals because of the fact that he's dumb as bricks on the defensive side of the puck, even if Josefson isn't producing he's still valuable to the team because of his hockey IQ and defensive abilities, it's absolutely no contest on who the better player is.
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Posted 12 September 2013 - 09:48 PM

Josefson is head and shoulders better and more useful than Tedenby, Tedenby is only valuable to the team if he's scoring goals because of the fact that he's dumb as bricks on the defensive side of the puck, even if Josefson isn't producing he's still valuable to the team because of his hockey IQ and defensive abilities, it's absolutely no contest on who the better player is.


Yeah thats why their stats are so different right?..........................................and why josefson got sent to the ahl for scrubs like steve sullivan and matt diagistini to take up his roster spot....stop it. Josefson is not as solid as the people on this website try and make him out to be. Clocking out on this conversation now, I said I didnt want to get into a tedenby josefson pissing match but that didnt work.
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Posted 12 September 2013 - 10:58 PM

Yeah thats why their stats are so different right?..........................................and why josefson got sent to the ahl for scrubs like steve sullivan and matt diagistini to take up his roster spot....stop it. Josefson is not as solid as the people on this website try and make him out to be. Clocking out on this conversation now, I said I didnt want to get into a tedenby josefson pissing match but that didnt work.

 

You're looking at stats and not gameplay. And Tedenby got sent to the minors weeks before Josefson last year, so I'm not sure what JJ going to the minors has to do with anything. 


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Posted 12 September 2013 - 11:07 PM

Yeah thats why their stats are so different right?..........................................and why josefson got sent to the ahl for scrubs like steve sullivan and matt diagistini to take up his roster spot....stop it. Josefson is not as solid as the people on this website try and make him out to be. Clocking out on this conversation now, I said I didnt want to get into a tedenby josefson pissing match but that didnt work.

 

Because Josefson can kill penalties, is a year younger, and has put up better offensive stats in professional hockey to date.  Teams would be lining up to claim a former 1st round pick 4 years from being drafted who puts up .66 points per game in the minors, plays center, and plays an effective two-way game.  Tedenby stinks at defense and his offense isn't good enough to carry that - unless he's improved remarkably he will not be an NHL player.


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:07 AM

Brunner still hasn't signed yet?? Jeez.


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 07:26 AM

Brunner still hasn't signed yet?? Jeez.

 

 

His terms must be too high. I think the teams have written him off unless he come in real cheap for a year.


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 07:39 AM

Josefson is definitely a better player than Tedenby, but I had much higher hopes than 3C or 3LW/RW, but that seems to be what he's destined for now.  He still looks..puny..out there, I wonder if he'll manage to stay healthy this year.


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 08:01 AM

Who are the Swiss Devils?


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 08:22 AM

Who are the Swiss Devils?


Thank you. Glad to see I'm not the only one bugged by that too.
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Posted 13 September 2013 - 08:24 AM

Who are the Swiss Devils?

obviously a team of devils made out of swiss... Swiss cheese that is
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Posted 13 September 2013 - 08:48 AM

We have been hearing about Tedenby looking good in camp the past 2 seasons now and look at what happened.  IDK about anything else but I think the kid is a lost cause at least at the NHL level.

 

He never looked THAT good in camp. From several accounts, he looks really good and ready to play this year, maybe that means he bulked up (one could hope)..

 

The real test will be how he plays on Monday. Preseason or not, it will be a physical match, and we'll get a good sense of where he's at..


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 08:55 AM

His terms must be too high. I think the teams have written him off unless he come in real cheap for a year.

 

The fact that the Red Wings (where he played really well last year) haven't jumped on signing him at whatever he's requesting says enough for me. I'd imagine Lou feels the same and is waiting for his lowball offer bait to catch the fish..


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 09:47 AM

I think the Red Wings were full and they didn't accept his demands based on his performance and time in NHL.
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Posted 13 September 2013 - 10:02 AM

Even more so with them bringing Cleary back too.
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Posted 13 September 2013 - 10:32 AM

Cleary fills a role on the team, Brunner would not.  The Wings went with Alfredsson which seems like an odd choice - Brunner definitely has a chance of being better than Alfredsson, though Alfie looks to be a better territorial player.


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 10:48 AM

Because Josefson can kill penalties, is a year younger, and has put up better offensive stats in professional hockey to date.  Teams would be lining up to claim a former 1st round pick 4 years from being drafted who puts up .66 points per game in the minors, plays center, and plays an effective two-way game.  Tedenby stinks at defense and his offense isn't good enough to carry that - unless he's improved remarkably he will not be an NHL player.

+ 1. Stats don't effectively measure defense. It drives me crazy with 2 way forwards, and drives me crazier with dmen. I always felt Paul Martin was undervalued because he didn't score many goals (though Pitt gave him a good contract, so maybe I'm wrong).


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:29 PM

+ 1. Stats don't effectively measure defense. It drives me crazy with 2 way forwards, and drives me crazier with dmen. I always felt Paul Martin was undervalued because he didn't score many goals (though Pitt gave him a good contract, so maybe I'm wrong).

Martin was their best defensemen this year. JJ obviously is better. Tedenby looks good in camp every time before he plays actual games for us. He seems to have some mental block in him when he hits the NHL ice
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Posted 13 September 2013 - 02:02 PM

I think that both Tedenby and JJ are young and hopefully haven't shown us their best stuff yet. Lets hope they are still with the Devils when that happens. IMO JJ is better than Gionta right now. Tedenby is better than both of our goons. How is Tedenby going to be after coming back from major facial cut IDK will he play scared? DeBoer has to give the kids a chance.
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