Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: NSH matches PHI offer sheet to Weber (14 years, $7.8M)
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07-25-2012, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Vitto79 View Post
looking at the NSH roster do they not need to sign another Dman or two?

Defensemen
# NAME HEIGHT WEIGHT DATE OF BIRTH AGE BIRTH PLACE
7 JONATHON BLUM 6' 1" 190 JAN 30, 1989 23 LONG BEACH, CA, USA
49 RYAN ELLIS 5' 10" 179 JAN 3, 1991 21 HAMILTON, ON, CAN
75 HAL GILL 6' 7" 241 APR 6, 1975 37 CONCORD, MA, USA
59 ROMAN JOSI 6' 2" 198 JUN 1, 1990 22 BERN, CHE
8 KEVIN KLEIN 6' 1" 200 DEC 13, 1984 27 KITCHENER, ON, CAN
Blum is a good one, but they are very young once you get past Weber, Klein, and Gill. I hear good things about Josi though.

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Originally Posted by Snotbubbles View Post
Here goes some quotes from Jeff Carter after getting traded to Columbus:

Just saying.

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"It's a fresh start, a new beginning," Carter said. "Columbus is a team that has been working its way up, building something here. They have a lot of young players that are really starting to come into the game."

Carter, who signed a long-term deal with Philadelphia and had become part of the fabric of that much-beloved franchise, was initially reluctant to comment on the trade to the media or even meet with Blue Jackets officials. But he said that was because he was in shock after signing that 11-year, $58 million contract in November with the Flyers, the club he broke into the NHL with in 2005.

After Howson, coach Scott Arniel and Nash visited him, though, he was satisfied with what we heard.

"When they left my house that day I was very, very excited," Carter said. "I'm trying to come in here and be a piece of the puzzle and turn things around and win some hockey games."
Turns out Carter was a big piece, just a different puzzle.

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