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1 hour ago, Guadana said:

I really don’t understand why Americans never picked up on the whole putin thing too.

Just needed to quote that again 

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6 hours ago, Neb00rs said:

Goose has arrived. 

 

Well done by The Goose, he knows to kiss the ring before entering the family.

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Got my season tickets today, very nice job by the Devils. Nice red box with red lettering which is hard to read but says new jersey Devils and the we are the ones slogan. 

There's a pin and a really nice scarf, says we are the ones on one side and new jersey Devils on the other. Each side looks like the socks, so one side is the white ones and the other is the reds.

The membership card this year is actually a wallet card size which is fantastic and something I've been asking about for years since I refuse to wear a stupid lanyard and a giant card around my neck. My only complaint is I wish they made the card the actual ticket that you could scan to get inside. 

I opted for hard tickets as a perk and they are nice and have 4 different designs, Nico, Subban, Hall and Hughes.

Overall a very good job by the Devils and I like to give them credit when they deserve it........now just don't fvck with me with this stupid goal song bullsh!t and I'll be very happy lol. 

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34 minutes ago, Satans Hockey said:

Got my season tickets today, very nice job by the Devils. Nice red box with red lettering which is hard to read but says new jersey Devils and the we are the ones slogan. 

There's a pin and a really nice scarf, says we are the ones on one side and new jersey Devils on the other. Each side looks like the socks, so one side is the white ones and the other is the reds.

The membership card this year is actually a wallet card size which is fantastic and something I've been asking about for years since I refuse to wear a stupid lanyard and a giant card around my neck. My only complaint is I wish they made the card the actual ticket that you could scan to get inside. 

I opted for hard tickets as a perk and they are nice and have 4 different designs, Nico, Subban, Hall and Hughes.

Overall a very good job by the Devils and I like to give them credit when they deserve it........now just don't fvck with me with this stupid goal song bullsh!t and I'll be very happy lol. 

Pics or it didn’t happen. 

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10 hours ago, MadDog2020 said:

Pics or it didn’t happen. 

Second this - would love to see a pic or three.

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I saw the pictures of the season ticket packages on the various FB groups.  I have to say they do indeed look very nice.

Most I saw had the red box, however one had a box that was black.  Is that for premium ticket holders (clubs, suites, etc)?

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Had to use the flash to get the red lettering to show up so the pictures aren't the best on some of these... 

Outside of the box

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Inside... 

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Inside cover... 

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The pinScreenshot_20190911-094350.thumb.jpg.636d8a3bb249e4a51d03bc606210ef72.jpg

The new credit card sized membership card... 

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The ticket book cover... 

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The 4 ticket designs, Hall, PK, Nico, Hughes... 

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The scarf... 

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15 minutes ago, DevsMan84 said:

I saw the pictures of the season ticket packages on the various FB groups.  I have to say they do indeed look very nice.

Most I saw had the red box, however one had a box that was black.  Is that for premium ticket holders (clubs, suites, etc)?

I believe so and I think they may get different physical tickets as well but when you're spending that much money for those seats the team should be spending more money on them. Sometimes this team cheaps out on certain things. 

I've argued with them in the past about how they do reward items, for example for an incentive gift for this season I could have selected I think it was a pullover or sweater I can't remember but they will only give you 1 per account which is absolutely ridiculous for people who have multiple seats so I was surprised they actually gave more than 1 scarf.

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Thanks for the pics and that was more detailed than the ones I saw on FB!  Scarf looks really nice and I dog the pin.

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Wow love the pics, thanks for posting!

Seems like a very high-quality package.

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according to TSN, Marner turned down 11 mill for seven years.

If that is true... omg what an idiot.  That deal is directly in line with his abilities.

Edit:
Article isn't clear if that is $11 per year for seven or 8 years

Either way, there is no excusable reason to turn that down.

I hope he rots out of season like Nylander last year

 

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12 minutes ago, Rob_Ottawa said:

according to TSN, Marner turned down 11 mill for seven years.

If that is true... omg what an idiot.  That deal is directly in line with his abilities.

Edit:
Article isn't clear if that is $11 per year for seven or 8 years

Either way, there is no excusable reason to turn that down.

I hope he rots out of season like Nylander last year

 

He wants a shorter term deal so that he can try to cash in later for a considerably higher amount per year while still very much in his prime...that's why he doesn't want 7-8 years. You're probably going to start seeing more and more of this. 

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24 minutes ago, Rob_Ottawa said:

according to TSN, Marner turned down 11 mill for seven years.

If that is true... omg what an idiot.  That deal is directly in line with his abilities.

Edit:
Article isn't clear if that is $11 per year for seven or 8 years

Either way, there is no excusable reason to turn that down.

I hope he rots out of season like Nylander last year

 

You might disagree with him, but he doesn't want one payday. He wants a short term deal so that his next contract (especially with a huge raise in the cap) is significantly higher. 

Just because you don't understand something doesn't mean they're the dumb one. 

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16 minutes ago, Satans Hockey said:

 

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I do not like the new slogan. 

 

46 minutes ago, Rob_Ottawa said:

according to TSN, Marner turned down 11 mill for seven years.

If that is true... omg what an idiot.  That deal is directly in line with his abilities.

Edit:
Article isn't clear if that is $11 per year for seven or 8 years

Either way, there is no excusable reason to turn that down.

I hope he rots out of season like Nylander last year

 

 

21 minutes ago, MB3 said:

You might disagree with him, but he doesn't want one payday. He wants a short term deal so that his next contract (especially with a huge raise in the cap) is significantly higher. 

Just because you don't understand something doesn't mean they're the dumb one. 

He’s an idiot until he winds up getting more money. 

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11 minutes ago, mfitz804 said:

I do not like the new slogan. 

 

 

He’s an idiot until he winds up getting more money. 

Current list of Marner's endorsement deals:

GoodFood

Intact

Red Bull

Chevrolet

Beats by Dre

Call of Duty

Bulova

American Express

True Hockey

Visa

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Just now, MB3 said:

Current list of Marner's endorsement deals:

GoodFood

Intact

Red Bull

Chevrolet

Beats by Dre

Call of Duty

Bulova

American Express

True Hockey

Visa

All that list shows is that he is even dumber to turn down the 11 mil deal. He's rolling in cash, so why not sign the 'team friendly' (er not really) deal to try and keep the team competitive?

Or maybe he doesn't care about winning.

Seriously, I can't stand the Patriots, but just look at the model that Tom Brady sets of how to build a winner.  Take a bit less cash, sign more and better players, keep winning, then make a second fortune with endorsements, and a third fortune with a model wife.

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18 minutes ago, mfitz804 said:

I do not like the new slogan. 

 

I think it's ok, I don't love it nor hate it. I do think it's better than Devils Army or your favorite Rise Up lol

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Just now, Satans Hockey said:

I think it's ok, I don't love it nor hate it. I do think it's better than Devils Army or your favorite Rise Up lol

Especially since the Ottawa sh!tty Senators had something very similar last year, 'Ottawa rising'

Being compared in any way to the Senators... is very bad

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54 minutes ago, Rob_Ottawa said:

All that list shows is that he is even dumber to turn down the 11 mil deal. He's rolling in cash, so why not sign the 'team friendly' (er not really) deal to try and keep the team competitive?

Or maybe he doesn't care about winning.

Seriously, I can't stand the Patriots, but just look at the model that Tom Brady sets of how to build a winner.  Take a bit less cash, sign more and better players, keep winning, then make a second fortune with endorsements, and a third fortune with a model wife.

The tide is turning here - public favor is really turning against him.  

If/when he signs and if/when he comes out of the gate slow.. you can bet the boo-birds will be out in full force.

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Whose going to opening night?

Not sure if I can yet.  Was actually given tickets to a comedy show but may try to get out of it.  Normally I wouldn’t be putting so much pressure on myself to go, especially if they didn’t have an offseason like the one they just have, but def want to be there for the introduction of this roster.

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1 hour ago, Rob_Ottawa said:

Seriously, I can't stand the Patriots, but just look at the model that Tom Brady sets of how to build a winner.  Take a bit less cash, sign more and better players, keep winning, then make a second fortune with endorsements, and a third fortune with a model wife.

To be clear about Brady, he's NEVER taking less money when he restructures his deal every year. He is consistently one of the highest paid QB's in the league on a year by year basis and gets all his money - he just allows the Pats to keep kicking the eventual MASSIVE cap hit down the road until he's done.

 

https://ftw.usatoday.com/2019/08/tom-brady-contract-extension-details-patriots-bill-belichick

https://www.masslive.com/patriots/2019/08/tom-brady-contract-extension-why-the-patriots-qb-is-still-on-a-1-year-deal-gronks-potential-impact-and-is-a-trade-coming-andrew-callahan.html

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14 minutes ago, ajsgolf said:

Whose going to opening night?

Not sure if I can yet.  Was actually given tickets to a comedy show but may try to get out of it.  Normally I wouldn’t be putting so much pressure on myself to go, especially if they didn’t have an offseason like the one they just have, but def want to be there for the introduction of this roster.

Going with my 11-year-old daughter.  Hard to believe how quickly it's coming.

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