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#421 dmann422

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 01:55 PM

so? If he gets claimed again then we are back to where we are now.

I guess but as tri said Washington can just claim him back and directly assign him to the a. I suppose if Lou just wants to mess with Oates then sure why not but it's clear urbom doesn't have a future here, maybe some other team is willing to give him another nhl shot.
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Posted 13 December 2013 - 02:47 PM

I wouldn't mind having Urbom back just to have an "elite" D in the AHL. Don't we have someone from the ECHL playing D right now? Hrbanaka or whatever

I don't know, but I'm pretty sure Hrabarenka was the one who crushed someone through the glass in a highlight I saw last week or the week before.

After googling this: Why does he have two names? Roman Graborenko or Raman Hrabarenka. Any Belarusian's here that want to enlighten me?


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Posted 13 December 2013 - 02:59 PM

I don't know, but I'm pretty sure Hrabarenka was the one who crushed someone through the glass in a highlight I saw last week or the week before.

After googling this: Why does he have two names? Roman Graborenko or Raman Hrabarenka. Any Belarusian's here that want to enlighten me?

Maybe he used to have his dads name? his dad is a dick, so he went with his moms maiden name? A friend of mine did that.


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Posted 13 December 2013 - 02:59 PM

I don't know, but I'm pretty sure Hrabarenka was the one who crushed someone through the glass in a highlight I saw last week or the week before.

After googling this: Why does he have two names? Roman Graborenko or Raman Hrabarenka. Any Belarusian's here that want to enlighten me?

I believe many Eastern Europeans change the spelling of their name when they come over to help English speakers pronounce it correctly. I assume this is the case here. Off the top of my head I know grabovski is one who did it and I know there are others but I can't think of them.
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Posted 13 December 2013 - 08:53 PM

I was never a huge fan of Urbom, but I was always willing to give him a chance.  I've seen him get traffic coned a lot, and that concerned me greatly.


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Posted 14 December 2013 - 02:40 PM

Larsson is skating again, per TG. Great news, we need him back.


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Posted 14 December 2013 - 04:04 PM

Larsson is skating again, per TG. Great news, we need him back.

 

I think we need that Gelinas and Larsson pairing back desperately.


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Posted 14 December 2013 - 08:46 PM

Larsson is skating again, per TG. Great news, we need him back.

cant wait for him to get back im sick of watching merrils mistakes constantly
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Posted 14 December 2013 - 08:50 PM

cant wait for him to get back im sick of watching merrils mistakes constantly

 

LOL at expecting a rookie to be perfect. Making mistakes is how guys learn. Also, he really hasn't made many big ones.


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Posted 14 December 2013 - 09:01 PM

LOL at expecting a rookie to be perfect. Making mistakes is how guys learn. Also, he really hasn't made many big ones.

i never said i expected him to be perfect... gelinas is a rookie as well and hes much sharper then merril LOL
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Posted 14 December 2013 - 09:08 PM

i never said i expected him to be perfect... gelinas is a rookie as well and hes much sharper then merril LOL

 

You're comparing a guy with 160 games of pro experience to one with 40. Merrill has done really well for a guy who is still getting used to life outside of college hockey and he really hasn't looked straight up overmatched aside from yesterday's Pittsburgh game.


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Posted 14 December 2013 - 09:10 PM

You're comparing a guy with 160 games of pro experience to one with 40. Merrill has done really well for a guy who is still getting used to life outside of college hockey and he really hasn't looked straight up overmatched aside from yesterday's Pittsburgh game.

ive watched him make plenty of mistakes besides just the ones he made in yesterdays game.. just saying id much rather have larsson in then him right now
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Posted 14 December 2013 - 09:16 PM

ive watched him make plenty of mistakes besides just the ones he made in yesterdays game.. just saying id much rather have larsson in then him right now

 

No disagreement on wanting Larsson back ASAP. Merrill still needs some work in the AHL, but the fact that he's already serviceable in the NHL makes me excited for the future.


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Posted 14 December 2013 - 09:20 PM

No disagreement on wanting Larsson back ASAP. Merrill still needs some work in the AHL, but the fact that he's already serviceable in the NHL makes me excited for the future.

im sure once he gets a little more experience under his belt he will be quite clutch.. i just feel that the team cant have anyone making bs mistakes that are going to cost goals especially when they struggle so hard most of the time just to get a couple goals up on the board themselves.. they need to buckle down now with the season almost half way over here
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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:30 PM

Looks like Gionta has Sestito's spot in the lineup. No surprise at all, but wondering if anyone else agrees that Sestito was playing a lot better than Gionta at any point this season? Better 4th line shifts and much better penalty killer, in my opinion.


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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:40 PM

Tedenby on the top line in practice?


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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:43 PM

Looks like Gionta has Sestito's spot in the lineup. No surprise at all, but wondering if anyone else agrees that Sestito was playing a lot better than Gionta at any point this season? Better 4th line shifts and much better penalty killer, in my opinion.

Eh, there's not much difference between them to my eye. I'd much prefer if JJ gets in over both of them once Carter is back, unless keeping Gio means losing Cam.


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Posted 16 December 2013 - 02:41 PM

Tedenby on the top line in practice?


Zubrus had a day off but will play Wednesday, so Tedenby was just a placeholder.
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Posted 16 December 2013 - 03:04 PM

Zubrus had a day off but will play Wednesday, so Tedenby was just a placeholder.

I knew I must have been missing something when I saw that
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Posted 16 December 2013 - 03:48 PM

Do you think they carry 8 defensemen if/when everyone is healthy? Because realistically here is how I see the 23 man roster:

 

Forwards:

Dainius Zubrus – Travis Zajac- Jaromir Jagr

Adam Henrique – Patrik Elias – Damien Brunner

Ryane Clowe - Andrei Loktionov – Michael Ryder

Ryan Carter – Stephen Gionta – Steve Bernier

Extra: Jacob Josefson

 

Defensemen:

Andy Greene – Mark Fayne

Marek Zidlicky – Bryce Salvador

Adam Larsson – Eric Gelinas

Extras: Anton Volchenkov – Peter Harrold

 

Goalies:

Martin Brodeur

Cory Schneider

 

I have a hard time to seeing the Devils put Harrold on waivers, which makes it a good possibility they carry 8 defensemen. What do y'all think?


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