Thread: Confirmed with Link: Rangers sign Anton Strålman (1 year, $900K)
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10-25-2011, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by kshymkiw View Post
Coming from seeing him play for 2 years in Columbus, he is Christian Backman 2.0

There is a reason Columbus, New Jersey, and every other team passed on him. Weak Shot, decent puck carrier, HORRIBLE defensively.

If I was you guys, I would be hoping you don't pick up this guy.
I was kinda disappointed when the Blue Jackets didn't qualify him, but under those circumstances I can understand why, considering the salary they had to qualify.

However, IMO, Strålman is a better player than all of Russell, Clitsome and Martinek. What I can't understand is why they chose these guys over him and then went on handing an outragious multiyear deal to Marc ****ing Methot.

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