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#81 dmann422

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 12:29 PM

It's hard to at what the team would have looked like with kovy this year. Lou probably knew the whole time that kovy was leaving and made every offseason move with that in mind.
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Posted 15 November 2013 - 12:51 PM

Steve Thomas wasn't the worst player of Wendel Clark and Claude Lemieux - he was probably the 2nd best player.  Thomas was just miserable in NJ and 96 was the only year where he had a large role.

 

I'm surprised he didn't have a mental breakdown in 98 after Carp got hurt.   They brought up Morrison and him, Thomas, and Rolston clicked pretty well as an offensive oriented line.   But then Carp came back and it was back to mindless checking and matchups.   I would say that role was a large role, though, because Carp played a disproportionate amount of ice-time.   Just probably not the role any scoring forward would WANT.


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#83 Daniel

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 01:29 PM

i think jagr still would've been here - zidlicky and ryder would not be.

 

And obviously not Brunner.


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Posted 15 November 2013 - 01:41 PM

And obviously not Brunner.

 

i'm not convinced of that. kovy's $ (cap hit) = zid + ryder. the real dollars, of course, is another matter entirely. although, its possible the new owners could consider it ashtray money but, they weren't the new owners at the time.


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Posted 15 November 2013 - 01:42 PM

And obviously not Brunner.

i really hope this guy starts to wake up and regains his confidence hes been lost for a while now.. guy had all of us excited in the beginning of the season and now hes a ghost.
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