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11-09-2009, 08:21 PM
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Bye bye Arnason.

Never saw anything in this guy anyway.

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11-09-2009, 08:22 PM
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maybe im lost but what is the love obsession with zaborsky? its been going on for years but i just dont get it
Every year at the beginning of the season I've heard "this is the season Zaborsky finally establishes himself" followed by a mediocre showing. At the end of the season everyone then says that he "had injury issues" or was "misused" or "made strides" and that "next year he'll definitely establish himself."

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11-09-2009, 08:53 PM
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Every year at the beginning of the season I've heard "this is the season Zaborsky finally establishes himself" followed by a mediocre showing. At the end of the season everyone then says that he "had injury issues" or was "misused" or "made strides" and that "next year he'll definitely establish himself."
By "every year" do you mean last year and this year?

Last year, Zaborsky couldn't get along with his coach and showed no interest in playing defense. In his time with Charlotte, he sucked. I'm a big Zaborsky fan and I readily admit that. His game took off when he moved Dayton.

Really though...last season was his first as a pro. You're making it sound like the kid is 25 and has been in the system for half a decade.

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11-09-2009, 08:55 PM
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Every year at the beginning of the season I've heard "this is the season Zaborsky finally establishes himself" followed by a mediocre showing. At the end of the season everyone then says that he "had injury issues" or was "misused" or "made strides" and that "next year he'll definitely establish himself."
hence my question... at some point we just need to face it and say it didnt work... hes clearly not willing to bust it on this side of the atlantic and went back east so why are we still obsessing over a player who by all accounts wont make it here at all and really never was in a position (whether by the organization OR himself) to do so...

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11-09-2009, 08:59 PM
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hence my question... at some point we just need to face it and say it didnt work... hes clearly not willing to bust it on this side of the atlantic and went back east so why are we still obsessing over a player who by all accounts wont make it here at all and really never was in a position (whether by the organization OR himself) to do so...
See my post above though. This is his second professional season.

Also, we voted the guy our 30th best prospect in our most recent poll. How is that "obsessing" over him? If anything, Zaborsky is an unpopular prospect among the posters on this board.

You see him mentioned in this thread because there are some of us that really like his skill level and are disappointed that he passed up his chance to play in Hartford. But really, there's like, what, five of us? Surprised to see people worried about over-zealousness with Zaborsky when it's actually quite the opposite.

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11-09-2009, 09:23 PM
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hence my question... at some point we just need to face it and say it didnt work... hes clearly not willing to bust it on this side of the atlantic and went back east so why are we still obsessing over a player who by all accounts wont make it here at all and really never was in a position (whether by the organization OR himself) to do so...
Some of us follow and root for the Wolf Pack as a team and not just a factory that churns out a few select players while tossing the rest in the scrapheap. And most of us would rather watch a player with some skill and a little bit of promise -- no matter how limited -- than watch useless sacks of ship like Arnason and Rissmiller coast around the ice, sabotaging their team with their disinterest.

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11-09-2009, 09:30 PM
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Some of us follow and root for the Wolf Pack as a team and not just a factory that churns out a few select players while tossing the rest in the scrapheap. And most of us would rather watch a player with some skill and a little bit of promise -- no matter how limited -- than watch useless sacks of ship like Arnason and Rissmiller coast around the ice, sabotaging their team with their disinterest.
So far, I count only two Zaborsky fans--squish and myself.

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11-09-2009, 09:35 PM
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See my post above though. This is his second professional season.

Also, we voted the guy our 30th best prospect in our most recent poll. How is that "obsessing" over him? If anything, Zaborsky is an unpopular prospect among the posters on this board.

You see him mentioned in this thread because there are some of us that really like his skill level and are disappointed that he passed up his chance to play in Hartford. But really, there's like, what, five of us? Surprised to see people worried about over-zealousness with Zaborsky when it's actually quite the opposite.

Now it's just a small pocket on the Zaborsky bandwagon but in the last few years he's been pimped a lot.

This time last year Zaborsky was rated as our 7th best prospect according to HF. Now, I realize we have a lot of prospect now that we didn't have then, but that's above Byers, Hagelin, Sauer, Stepan, Weise, Potter, and Dupont.

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11-09-2009, 09:42 PM
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As an Avs fan, let's just say this is good for the Rangers.

Unless you're playing the Oilers (27 pts in 33 games), he's useless.

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11-09-2009, 10:40 PM
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Sather signed him to a TW contract. SO WHAT. Not a brutal signing like people are saying

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11-09-2009, 10:53 PM
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Another one of those great signings, chalk it up there with Rissmiller and Voros.
this one was a lot more of a depth signing than anything else. A 2 way deal that isn't nearly as much as Rissmiller and Voros in dollar amounts. I didn't expect him to be THIS bad, he must have a piss poor attitude about being in Hartford.

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11-09-2009, 10:55 PM
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Poor timing on his part. With the recent injuries, he might have gotten a chance to play
look at his #'s in Hartford. They'd put Callahan, Higgins, or Avery at center and call up wingers before Arnason got a call-up.

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11-09-2009, 10:57 PM
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Arnason's spot will soon be Voros' spot, I'm sure.

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So Arnason is still a malecontent?

He was lazy and selfish as a Hawk , Sorta turned it around in Colorado to at least be a quality lockerrom guy (From all reports)

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11-10-2009, 02:29 AM
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Some of us follow and root for the Wolf Pack as a team and not just a factory that churns out a few select players while tossing the rest in the scrapheap. And most of us would rather watch a player with some skill and a little bit of promise -- no matter how limited -- than watch useless sacks of ship like Arnason and Rissmiller coast around the ice, sabotaging their team with their disinterest.
i couldn't have said it better...

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Here's my question:

What drugs are the reps from this European club on that made them look at Arnason and say: "Oh yeah. That's the one we want."
LOL Couldn't say it better myself

Good Riddance to useless garbage. This guy's attitude and Play made this a head scratcher from the beginning. In June I posted a article & this video about Tyler Arnason soon after his ridiculous 1 million dollar signing.

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11-10-2009, 08:59 AM
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Tyler Arnason was there for Grachev's development. Ken Gernander would sit on the bench with him and point to the ice saying, "see that guy over there named Arnason? You can either work hard at this level and become a star in the NHL, or you can **** around and end up like he did."
Hahaha. That's exactly the way to motivate!

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So Arnason is still a malecontent?

He was lazy and selfish as a Hawk , Sorta turned it around in Colorado to at least be a quality lockerrom guy (From all reports)
The worst part is that this could have been a real opportunity for him. Even if the idea was always to use him as a veteran in Hartford, the Rangers are just too thin at center to think he had no chance at an NHL roster spot, at least for part of the season. He was also a potentially inexpensive piece for a team that MIGHT have been up against the cap on opening night.

I have to admit I was fooled. I thought his relative success on a really bad Avs team was an indicator that maybe he had gotten it together.

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Hm... I don't read it that way.

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Florida claims MacIntyre from Edmonton, Arnason (NYR) and Miller (TBay) on waivers. Mair (Buff) clears waivers. Nylander heading to Russia.
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MacIntyre yes, but Arnasson and Miller appear as put on waivers most likely, not claimed.

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Hm... I don't read it that way. MacIntyre yes, Arnasson and Miller are put on Waivers most likely,but not claimed.



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This is how I read it as well. MacIntyre was claimed by Florida. Arnason and Miller were put on waivers. Mair cleared.

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Wait. What? He's signed by Rangers for $1,000,000.00 then decides to play in Europe and is suspended by the team and somehow he's then on waivers and then claimed by Florida? What?

Edit: Yeah, the above is right and the Update is wrong. He was placed on waivers and has a contract with a European team. No one is claiming him and even if they do, he's still probably going to Europe. What a ******.

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Arnason who?


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MacIntyre yes, but Arnasson and Miller appear as put on waivers most likely, not claimed.
Yup.

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Wait. What? He's signed by Rangers for $1,000,000.00 then decides to play in Europe and is suspended by the team and somehow he's then on waivers and then claimed by Florida? What?

Edit: Yeah, the above is right and the Update is wrong. He was placed on waivers and has a contract with a European team. No one is claiming him and even if they do, he's still probably going to Europe. What a ******.
Arnason is on a one year, two way contract. He makes 700K (not a million) if he plays in the NHL and only 100K if he plays in the AHL.

http://www.capgeek.com/players/displ...id=42531&pos=F

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Why would he be claimed off waivers if he signed in Europe???

Makes no sense and I think the threat title is misleading...

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He has not been claimed.

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