The Rumours and Speculation Thread #4
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05-19-2013, 04:41 PM
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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In what world is that a stacked roster? By no means is it terrible but there are several players on there who are question marks. I thought I was a homer...
Gus is not a question mark.
Gagne is not either. We all know what he is at this point in his career.
McGinn/Akeson is a toss up. Neither need to be on the team realistically. If either makes it, then awesome. McGinn is certainly NHL-ready, and Akeson gets as much hate around here as Gus does. It's pretty ********. I'm not saying Akeson should be penciled into the lineup, but you have to be an absolute moron to believe he's not going to get a look.
On top of that, we'll be looking for forwards in the offseason. There might be a few buyouts or other top 9 options. Laughton is another possibility.
Mason is not ideal, but he's as good as Bryzgalov at this point. We're getting crappy goaltending anyway, so I'd rather stick with the option that has the potential to be better than expected. That's Mason.
Meszaros' health is a question mark. You got me on that one.
So yeah, I'm a homer for thinking through things instead of accepting things as fact. Awesome. Next time I urge you to apply some critical thinking.
And Coburn was not nearly as bad as people claim. The snowballing of this rumor is absurd.
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