Winger Acquisition Thread | Part V: Wingers in the Hands of an Angry (Hockey) God
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02-21-2013, 09:22 PM
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thread title comes from the Jonathan Edwards sermon.
this board's desire for some wingers to play with Crosby and Malkin is "like the great waters that are dammed for the present; [the desire] increase[s] more and more, and rise[s] higher and higher, till an outlet is given; and the longer the stream is stopped, the more rapid and mighty is its course, when once it is let loose."
Does that mean Ray Shero and his precious defensive prospects are the dam?
So, let's see where we're at . . .
Tarasenko injury means forget about Stewart/mpp9 on suicide watch.
Iginla will cost a ton, might not re-sign, might play old in three years if he does.
Kulemin is worth TK and a 2nd, adds a different third line guy for Malkin and Neal who likely will have marginal if any impact.
Malone gets injured, not worth 4.5M, if Tampa eats a third of the cap hit, then he's worth TK and a 2nd.
Perry is a wet dream.
Anyone care to add?
EDIT: Forgot one . . . Shero so infatuated with perfection of James Neal trade that it has become his threshold for what represents an acceptable risk.
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