Thread: Confirmed with Link: TJ Brennan, Nick Tarnasky sign (1 year)
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07-17-2012, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Sabretip View Post
173 PIMs in only 36 GP in the KHL, preceded by 150 PIMs in 66 GP the year before in the AHL, sure backs that assessment up....but if you look over his prior career, he wasn't as often a penalty-box visitor.

As for being a "good signing", how is this signing any different from the Sabres' signing of Scott? Both are one-dimensional additions, brought in for toughness alone. Maybe the Sabres are going a bit overboard in making sure they have enough options in the organization to stand up to any intimidation i.e. the Lucic incident but that seems exactly what most Sabre fans have argued as being a deficit for the past 4-5 years since the NHL went away from skill & finesse.
Ive seen him numerous times playing in the KHL with his pathetic Vityaz buddies doing cheaps shots,attacking weaker players,hitting goalies etc.

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