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09-24-2011, 01:21 PM
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I wish the Wild could pick Bouchard for obvious reason.

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Habsneed to claim F.Bouchard or S.Chaput

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Kotalik/Morrisonn being waived = No more "Buffalo is in cap trouble let's get Hecht/Boyes/Gaustad/Pominville for junk" threads

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Is Godard hurt or something? Dallas just signed him like 2 months ago, kind of weird to waive him before he even plays a regular season game. Godard is tough as nails, a top 3 fighter in the league IMO, and not as bad at hockey as some enforcers, he's a surprising waive IMO (unless he's hurt?).

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In case you're wondering, why the flood today - it's the first day a team can waive a player for loan to the AHL/Europe/etc

Today is the start of the "Playing Season Waiver Period", which begins on the 12th day prior to the start of the Regular Season. A player cannot be loaned unless they clear waivers during that Period. Any players waived earlier in the off season would have to be waived again in order to be loaned.

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09-24-2011, 02:03 PM
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Habsneed to claim F.Bouchard or S.Chaput
Not sure if you are aware of these players.

Is it because they are both from Quebec or because they have size.

Just so you know both Bouchard and Chaput don't use their size at all. Bouchard the softer one out of the two. If its because they are french players they won't make the big club.

Waste of space really and it takes development from our players we already have in the system who are trying to make the big club.

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09-24-2011, 02:05 PM
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Huh? It was well known Godard was going to be waived from the moment he signed his contract.
Can you elaborate?

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Was Because size and since habs would take chaput-krejci like player to me. Away from bruins

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francois bouchard is a guy that could be picked up by a team looking for a talented 4th liner to push their top-6.
Bouchard hasn't shown he can do anything in a AHL top-6 role without Mathieu Perreault centering him. Pushing an NHL top-6? Not a chance. Even playing as an NHL 4th liner is way beyond him.

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In before the Redden cap circumvention whining begins.
Man, what happened to that guy after he left the Sens??? He was good for years, and then the big $$$ and kaput...

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Man, what happened to that guy after he left the Sens??? He was good for years, and then the big $$$ and kaput...
Going by Ottawa fans opinions, they said he lost it the season before he became a UFA and were surprised somebody gave him so much.

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hoping the isles pick up Morrisonn

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Didn't Mauldin have an encouraging stint with Colorado, last season?

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Can you elaborate?
His deal is 2-way this year. We unfortunately still have a year to go on Krys Barch's contract, which is one-way. Barch would not be claimed on waivers and has no trade value. The Stars, in their financial situation, aren't going to spend an extra 700k to have a different enforcer/13th forward. Godard was signed more for 2012-13.

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Kotalik on waiver? This calls for an avatar change...

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Didn't Mauldin have an encouraging stint with Colorado, last season?
Yes but he is the 15th/16th forward on their depth chart. Now that almost everyone is healthy, Colorado has no room for Mauldin in their lineup.

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09-24-2011, 03:33 PM
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Too bad what is going on here with some of these guys. It is not because they are all non Nhl calibre players, it is just that their salaries are 'too high' because of the stupid salary cap. Cost certainty certainly costs eh? In this case it may cost some guys their NHL careers.

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In before the Redden cap circumvention whining begins.

or huet or Kotilik rrants as well

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or huet or Kotilik rrants as well
Dont forget Jeff Finger!

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His deal is 2-way this year. We unfortunately still have a year to go on Krys Barch's contract, which is one-way. Barch would not be claimed on waivers and has no trade value. The Stars, in their financial situation, aren't going to spend an extra 700k to have a different enforcer/13th forward. Godard was signed more for 2012-13.
Thanks for this.

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Im confused at the Valentenko waiving. Almost every projected d-lineup from Rags fans had him in it. What happened?

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Im confused at the Valentenko waiving. Almost every projected d-lineup from Rags fans had him in it. What happened?
Often times what fans want to project to happen on paper in July is quite different than what coaches actually see happening on the ice in September.

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Im confused at the Valentenko waiving. Almost every projected d-lineup from Rags fans had him in it. What happened?
Not sure if you are trolling here, but he just wasn't good in camp/during the game yesterday. Looked very uninspired.

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