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Blind Gardien 09-07-2012 10:24 AM

*OFFICIAL* Windsor Spitfires 2012-13 Season Thread (Part 4)
 
Continued from: *OFFICIAL* Windsor Spitfires 2012-13 Season Thread (Part 3), here:

http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh....php?t=1232051

Ward Cornell 09-07-2012 04:02 PM

I believe OHLTG predicted this last night....Well Done!!!

http://www.kitchenerrangers.com/arti...e-trade_126515
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Kitchener Rangers General Manager and Head Coach Steve Spott announced today that the team has completed a trade with the Windsor Spitfires.

In the deal, the Rangers send import forward Juraj Bezuch and a conditional sixth round pick* in the 2013 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection to Windsor in exchange for forward Nick Czinder, defenseman Jeff Braithwaite and a seventh round pick in the 2014 Priority Selection.

*Kitchener’s sixth round pick is conditional on Jeff Braithwaite playing one game for the Kitchener Rangers in 2012-13 or being traded by the Rangers during in the 2012-13 season. At this time, Jeff has elected to pursue an educational opportunity and has not committed to playing his overage season.

Czinder posted career-best numbers with the Spitfires in 2011-12, recording 15 goals and 15 assists in 68 regular season games and two goals in four playoff appearances. Prior to making his Ontario Hockey League debut, he was named to the 2009-10 USHL All Star Game as a member of the Youngstown Phantoms.

Originally drafted by the Peterborough Petes in the second round of the 2008 OHL Priority Selection, Braithwaite joined Windsor last season via trade with the Kingston Frontenacs. He scored four goals and added 18 assists in 57 regular season contests last year. He also picked up one assist in four games during the postseason.

Jackman 09-07-2012 04:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ward Cornell (Post 54159209)
I believe OHLTG predicted this last night....Well Done!!!

http://www.kitchenerrangers.com/arti...e-trade_126515

So the Spits have 3 import players now? How is that going to work?

Libbs 09-07-2012 04:09 PM

This should spell the end of Pavelka.

So what's next for us in the goaltending department?

What kind of impression did Juraj Bezuch make in training camp?

wings5 09-07-2012 04:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jackman (Post 54159323)
So the Spits have 3 import players now? How is that going to work?

exactly my question as well...

RayzorIsDull 09-07-2012 04:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Libbs (Post 54159347)
This should spell the end of Pavelka.

So what's next for us in the goaltending department?

What kind of impression did Juraj Bezuch make in training camp?

Bezuch had 21 points in 67 games with Lethbridge last year. I guess he could help but expectations shouldn't be that high.

Conclusion an import Pavelka or Ionin have to go and this leaves Windsor with 1 OA spot open.

hockeylegend11 09-07-2012 04:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Libbs (Post 54159347)
This should spell the end of Pavelka.

So what's next for us in the goaltending department?

What kind of impression did Juraj Bezuch make in training camp?

Bezuch has been pretty good from what I hear and could be a 25+ goal scorer with O/a possibilities

hockeyboy4 09-07-2012 04:15 PM

how did this player play in the whl lastyear? how is he in the o now

hockeylegend11 09-07-2012 04:17 PM

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Originally Posted by hockeyboy4 (Post 54159469)
how did this player play in the whl lastyear? how is he in the o now

He was waived/released,entered in euro draft picked up by Kitchener as protection if they lost Rieder and Faksa

Libbs 09-07-2012 04:17 PM

I think I've made it know before how much I hate when a player takes up an OA and Import slot.

I guess it will remain to be seen what happens. I don't see them offloading Ionin so quickly.

Ward Cornell 09-07-2012 04:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by hockeyboy4 (Post 54159469)
how did this player play in the whl lastyear? how is he in the o now

He was waived through the WHL and got re-entered in the Import draft.
He seems like he has a nice skill set but is quite small.

hockeylegend11 09-07-2012 04:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Libbs (Post 54159529)
I think I've made it know before how much I hate when a player takes up an OA and Import slot.

I guess it will remain to be seen what happens. I don't see them offloading Ionin so quickly.

I know what u are saying especially with the Spits having 2 1st rd euros in next yrs draft,theirs and Nfalls

hockeyboy4 09-07-2012 04:19 PM

Ionin has been waived, confirmed spits twitter

OHLTG 09-07-2012 04:19 PM

Props to my source(s) for this one!

I should point out...and this surprises me...via Twitter:

Windsor Spitfires ‏@GO_SPITS_GO

vlad ionin has been waived. RT @hazzhound96: @GO_SPITS_GO how will that work you guys already have two imports

--- I'm disappointed Czinder is gone, but when you have depth up front, it's to be expected. Braithwaite is all well and good, but I never grew attached to him. I'm hoping Bezuch gets some chemistry going with the forwards.

hockeylegend11 09-07-2012 04:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by hockeyboy4 (Post 54159583)
Ionin has been waived, confirmed spits twitter

Not surprised he has been less then impressive even though he has been banged up a bit,showed little speed and creatactivity

SpItFiReZ 09-07-2012 04:22 PM

I really have to question all of this then unless Ionin wanted this?

hockeyboy4 09-07-2012 04:24 PM

kind of a waste? 15th pick gets traded for someone picked in secound round... bad scouting

Libbs 09-07-2012 04:29 PM

I'm so glad that the 15th overall pick was waived....

I rarely criticize Rychel for his moves....but seriously? WTF? :shakehead

hockeylegend11 09-07-2012 04:37 PM

Wonder if the spits will pick up another O/A now with Czinder and Braithwaite,somebody from the O or from out west,a forward I would think

izzys 09-07-2012 04:38 PM

honestly I think the stuff and owners r packing it in what a **** last year for this spitfire org ...

i cant believe everything that has happened

plus with the trades! I think WR may have won 3 or 4 maybe every other trade he has made has not work out at all

Libbs 09-07-2012 04:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by hockeylegend11 (Post 54160021)
Wonder if the spits will pick up another O/A now with Czinder and Braithwaite,somebody from the O or from out west,a forward I would think

I don't think I would want a player that gets waived through an entire league. I'm sure they will fill that 3rd OA spot but may wait to see who comes back.

hockeylegend11 09-07-2012 04:41 PM

This is how I see the spits lineup as of now
HoSang-Rychel-Schoenmakers
Vail-Johnson-Bezuch
Clarke-Maletta-Marchese
Studnicka-Bilcke-Verbeek

Posa-Bowen
Ebert-Seiloff
Devlin-Bateman

Pavelka-DeKort

spares
Sanvido
Mcnaughton
Alonge-when cleared might go in
for Verbeek
JrB- Hunter Smith

Windsor Chief 09-07-2012 04:44 PM

Drafting Ionin may have been a gamble, and the scout upon whose recommendation they made the selection may need to come under review, but I for one am glad the the Spitfires decided to cut their losses on this one. Fourth line minutes were all he could hope for this year, and Graham looked much better, less of a liability on the ice.

Bezuch for Czinder and a 7th plus a conditional 6th for Braithwaite: sure hope that Bezuch is a "huge" upgrade at forward.

OHLTG 09-07-2012 04:57 PM

Ionin never seemed to get going here, so I'm not surprised. Like I told Libbs, it strikes me as a situation where the Spitfires were 99.9% sure Tolchinski was coming here, then, when SSM selected him, Plan B was rushed.

hockeylegend11 09-07-2012 05:04 PM

As I posted earlier wondering who the Spits might pick up as an O/A in the forward position,quality players are hard to find players who might be of interest could be Myles Doan,the Lasalle native scored 9 goals last yr but put up 3 and 3 in the playoffs in 16 games and could be an effective winger,Scott Sabourin and Emerson Clark are snarly players who scored 11 and 12 goals respectively,also Corey Durocher who is not with the Hounds scored 16 goals,is 6 ft 3 and might fit in
I suggest these guys because I not sure how ready players such as Studnicka,Verbeek are at this time


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