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Devils731

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#1262488 The 2014 NJ Devils Offseason Thread

Posted by Devils731 on 27 April 2014 - 08:57 AM

The implication of the post was "I'd like to get some new FA's sure, but if we don't, no big deal." That was pretty clear.


:lol: you waited 2 days and then completely misrepresented what he said.

Disagree with someone all you want but at least do it honestly.

There were 2 things said, this same roster probably makes the playoffs next season, which I think is probably true, and the Devils should try to add some of the good free agents.

As an aside that isn't directed at Neboors or this topic, I don't understand wanting to complain about a poster whenever they post instead of ignoring or discussing. It's getting hard to sift through a lot of threads because they're just becoming personal insults and arguments without any hockey talk.
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#1262433 The 2014 NJ Devils Offseason Thread

Posted by Devils731 on 26 April 2014 - 02:36 PM

I think it's important to remember that Barney's claim was that he would be perfectly fine going into next year with the same roster, not just that we could make the playoffs. Point being, that given the fact that we weren't very good and indeed didn't make the playoffs this year, to not want roster improvements for next year is ludicrous.


Where did anyone say any of this?
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#1247678 The Official 2014 Trade Deadline Thread

Posted by Devils731 on 26 February 2014 - 10:06 PM

Not to be board police guy, but it's always helpful to post at least 1 link when you bring in new information.
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#1211480 [Official] Damien Brunner signed to multi-year deal

Posted by Devils731 on 24 September 2013 - 01:11 PM

Nick Barlotta was right! Suck it haters! </s>
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#1210094 Henrik Tallinder Lashes Out at DeBoer

Posted by Devils731 on 13 September 2013 - 10:19 PM

Tallinder is a quality defender. I agree he deserved a bigger role and I think he was fairly innocuous with his criticism and disagreement.
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#1204791 Jagr Signs 1 Year Deal With Devils

Posted by Devils731 on 22 July 2013 - 05:27 PM

She is a creep with stalker tendencies.

 

http://michellekenne...god-you-devils/

 

This message board discussed that same video in depth. :lol:


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#1200178 Ryane Clowe signs with the Devils. 5 years. 4.85 per.

Posted by Devils731 on 05 July 2013 - 11:59 AM

A little too much and a little too long, so that's normal for an UFA.

Clowe may fit in nicely for the Devils so we will see how it goes.
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#1187012 Is this the worst stretch of luck in NHL history?

Posted by Devils731 on 16 April 2013 - 04:22 PM

Looking at shot differentials is the same exact thing, which is why it drives me up a wall when people tout it. 

 

it helps when you have better players shooting the puck.  And what do you know, the player on the team that's best at that hasn't been playing. 

 

People have been providing context with the shot chart and with watching the games.  

 

Look at last game, not only did the Devils have many more shots, they had many more shots from good spots.  They hit another post, they had the goalie making saves where he's just hoping the puck hits him, and they missed some chances.  All those things don't keep going wrong, unless, overnight, almost every player on the Devils magically became half the shooter they've always been.


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#1184875 Larsson

Posted by Devils731 on 08 April 2013 - 08:26 PM

Where did I say whether Larsson playing this way was good or bad?  I complimented him in one aspect of his game and fairly critiqued another aspect of his game.  Neither person disputed what I said is untrue but both seemed to feel it was unfair to say.

 

To clarify, I don't care if Larsson hits people, he doesn't put himself in a good position on the boards because he often won't fight for it, he's content to sit on the outside of the player and not win the puck.

 

I think people are too touchy on Larsson, as if talking about the areas he might improve in makes him actually play worse.


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#1165436 Evan Roberts Is Awesome

Posted by Devils731 on 23 January 2013 - 01:18 PM

Hey, if the Rangers win the Cup this year, is it only half a cup? I mean, I'm just using their logic (and I use that term very loosely when it comes to Ranger fans) here lol. I mean, they all went out of their way to discredit the '95 Cup, so I'm wondering if that would be the case if they won this year. My guess is they'd be changing their tune on that real quick.


They would never flip flop on half a cup, just like they would never flip flop on hating defensive hockey systems.
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#1162925 Start the Gomez-to-NJ rumors

Posted by Devils731 on 15 January 2013 - 03:03 PM

Obviously you're not a bowler.


I'm a bowler, but I'm still not getting it. :noclue:
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#1160256 Possible Buyout Candidates

Posted by Devils731 on 03 January 2013 - 12:39 PM

2 buyouts won't be used by that many teams IMO


Rangers were probably complaining it wasn't fair they had to use their first buyout on an AHL player. :lol:
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#1158523 What was the best trade in Devils history?

Posted by Devils731 on 11 December 2012 - 04:30 PM

If its done in retrospect, then Kurvers for Toronto 1st round pick has to be the best.
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#1155326 Presidential Election Poll

Posted by Devils731 on 25 October 2012 - 11:34 AM

6 major polls are released daily as well as other scattered ones, it's more accurate to view them in aggregate. But, like I said if you were going to try and pick a poll that favored your guy, a few days ago gall up had him +7 and still has him +3, so I guess my point is less about you cherry picking to be disingenuous and more about "who cares one what given poll says".


Why not use the link I already posted? It's much more relevant than the one you posted and already made the point you wanted to make.

http://www.realclear...obama-1891.html

It's for Pennsylvania, which was the topic of discussion. GHDI asked for even one poll that showed Pennsylvania is close and am showing him a poll that has Romney in the lead.

That's neither cherry picking nor disingenuous.
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#1154470 Lockout 2012-2013 (Hockey's back!)

Posted by Devils731 on 16 October 2012 - 02:24 PM

I don't see how the players would find this to be fair, and making the same salaries they are currently under contract for isn't a concession.


A lot of the players would probably be very happy to accept that. The NHLPA is kind of a joke, the league stars are still making millions while the majority of the PA is suffering massive paycuts. The players making a lot less right now will love a small decrease in HRR percentage to get their huge actual increase in salary, as compared to their other options.
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