Thread: Claimed off Waivers: NY Islanders claim Brian Strait
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01-18-2013, 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Anderson55 View Post
Well if that were to happen who would the pens fans new whipping boy be?? can TK handle it all?

Strait is beyond expendable, he's been a solid AHL dman, but lovejoy is bigger, better skater, and has NHL experience. Lovejoy is not as bad as advertised. And lets face it they both would have been gone after this year anyway, with Depres, Dumoulin, and Morrow close.
Experience at being bad. There is a reason he was benched in the playoffs for Despres & it wasn't because Despres was playing really well. Losing Strait was just something that had to happen giving the depth but losing him before we lost Lovejoy was just stupid.

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