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06-07-2013, 07:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Beef Invictus View Post
I forget who looked, but they checked Yandle's stats and found he was given sheltered minutes against easy competition. That's not a ringing endorsement. He barely had any PK time at all (in the 3 mins, total, for the season range), too. The team just gets worse in their own zone, which is the last thing we need with Bryz in net...then we're back to playing the "I hope we can outscore our goalie!" game. I wouldn't overpay for him. He's 26. He shouldn't be getting sheltered minutes anymore...that's a red flag; it indicates he's one dimensional. I'm thoroughly against overpaying for an offensive specialist because it happens to fit an immediate need. That screams "knee-jerk reaction."
Twas I. At least I have on here.

As a player, I wouldn't mind. However, considering the rumored names we'd have to give up, it would have the makings of the Jack Johnson-Jeff Carter trade, where the other team would not only be getting the better player, but the guy within their system would be better than the guy they traded (Voynov).

He got 60% offensive zone starts, which means he's not moving the puck, someone else is and he's coming out for the faceoff (and the coach knows this). This while having the easiest QoC of any defenseman on the team. There's also probably a reason why the Coyotes were trying to trade him after 1 year of a 5-year contract

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