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07-01-2012, 09:49 AM
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my hopes for this off season is Nash, Backstrom and Prust.

We want to get bigger on the wing ala Philly and have our skill down the middle.

Trade:

Kulemin + Connolly + Colborne + D'Amigo + 2nd for Nash

MacA + Holzer + Rynnas for Backstrom

Lombardi for 3rd round pick

UFA:
Prust - $4.5 over 2 years - cap hit 2.25

JVR - Kadri - Nash
Lupul - Bozak - Kessel
Ashton - Grabo - Frattin
Prust - Steckel - Brown/Komorov

Gunnar - Phanuef
Gardiner - Franson
Liles - Komisarek/Blacker

Backstrom
Reimer

not sure about Kadri in the #1 centre slot, but with that size on the wings, a smaller centre wouldn't be as much of a problem. Grabbo could fill the slot better than Kadri IMO, but doesn't solve the true need of a #1 centre.

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07-01-2012, 09:50 AM
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Komarov came to play in the NHL. He will be given every opportunity.

Explain to me again, with Brown and Leo, where either of Tootoo or Prust fit?

I would really like Tootoo
Maybe you should explain it to yourself?

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Why would it have any impact on JVR? JVR is a winger and isn't going to the first line over Lupul or Kessel.

Kulemin-Kadri-Frattin would be the third line.
JVR was a C before he broke into the NHL, the depth at C when he broke in was insane.

Not sure he never got a shot at it because of lack of ability but more like way to much depth in Phil and maybe they saw it as a softer way to break him into the league.

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07-01-2012, 09:54 AM
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Maybe you should explain it to yourself?
Why would i explain your not-so-well thought out post?

Simply put, Leo didn't leave being a captain and fan favourite in Moscow to play on the Marlies, and we know Brown is holding down the other wing.

Neither of Tootoo or Prust are 3rd liners, so i think it would be reasonable to ask, then, how you would see this working out...

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This isn't a situation where you blame a dip in numbers on a linemate.

Mac is very much responsible for his #'s last year.
Not 100% sold on that.

When a 30g winger grows stone hands and a line mate drops by 18 a , i see reason and cause.

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07-01-2012, 09:56 AM
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JVR was a C before he broke into the NHL, the depth at C when he broke in was insane.

Not sure he never got a shot at it because of lack of ability but more like way to much depth in Phil and maybe they saw it as a softer way to break him into the league.
I suppose you could do:

Lupul-JVR-Kessel
MacArthur-Grabovski-Kulemin
Kadri-Bozak-Frattin

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Why would i explain your not-so-well thought out post?

Simply put, Leo didn't leave being a captain and fan favourite in Moscow to play on the Marlies, and we know Brown is holding down the other wing.

Neither of Tootoo or Prust are 3rd liners, so i think it would be reasonable to ask, then, how you would see this working out...
No bud, you need to explain it to yourself because you claim there's no room for him, yet you go on to say "I would really like Tootoo".

You don't see your idiocy in calling me out for agreeing with what another poster said of Prust and Tootoo?

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No.... I like Tootoo, but see tht our 4th line is pretty set. That's using logic and reason.

Idiocy certainly doesn't apply in this case. Though your attacks are providing a great insight to your character. Please, lol, keep going.

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TBH I could care less which country out of Spain or Italy win today.

I hope they both lose.

Anyway, now that that is out of the way and since this isn't about soccer want to hear something even sillier than who wins in a chess match ... Eklund is using himself as a source, LOL.

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I'm not sure but it really seems he's been completely out of touch with anything going on this year. I know he plays his game well, but this year absolutely nothing, not even good speculation or good guessing.

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07-01-2012, 10:02 AM
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I suppose you could do:

Lupul-JVR-Kessel
MacArthur-Grabovski-Kulemin
Kadri-Bozak-Frattin
Something tells me Kulemin will be on the third line while Kadri/Frattin battle it out for the last top-6 position

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I suppose you could do:

Lupul-JVR-Kessel
MacArthur-Grabovski-Kulemin
Kadri-Bozak-Frattin
I would like to see us give that a shot.

Lup/JVR/Kes
Kuli/Grab/Nash
Prust/Boz/Frat
? Kam/ Steck/Brown

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Something tells me Kulemin will be on the third line while Kadri/Frattin battle it out for the last top-6 position
I'm guessing Kadri has to prove himself capable of playing in the NHL before he moves to the 2nd. line. Apparently, some thought he was too good for the AHL last year and he wasn't even a PPG player. He has a lot of work to do yet. IMO he was really disappointing last year.

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Something tells me Kulemin will be on the third line while Kadri/Frattin battle it out for the last top-6 position
Kulemin would be perfectly suited to a 3rd line role.

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07-01-2012, 10:06 AM
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Since Burke is always concerned about adding the guys with the hard helmets on why don't we go out and sign ****ing tootoo and parros and have a 4th line of tootoo colton Orr and parros. ****ing joke

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Since Burke is always concerned about adding the guys with the hard helmets on why don't we go out and sign ****ing tootoo and parros and have a 4th line of tootoo colton Orr and parros. ****ing joke
I hope Burke looks at character before going out and signing more 4th. line players.

Don't need headcases on the 4th. line.

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Reading all over twitter that Scott Clemmensen has re-signed with the Panthers for 2 yrs. Not sure if true, but if it is, the Panthers have no need at all for Luongo's services.

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I'm guessing Kadri has to prove himself capable of playing in the NHL before he moves to the 2nd. line. Apparently, some thought he was too good for the AHL last year and he wasn't even a PPG player. He has a lot of work to do yet. IMO he was really disappointing last year.
Oh, I agree. I'm one of his critics but the work he needs to do may be becoming a little overblown. An off-season with Gary Roberts focusing on his lower body would do the trick

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I would like to see us give that a shot.

Lup/JVR/Kes
Kuli/Grab/Nash
Prust/Boz/Frat
? Kam/ Steck/Brown
I think if jvr was to play center, we'd trade bozak before putting him on the third line. Connolly plays it IMO

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my hopes for this off season is Nash, Backstrom and Prust.

We want to get bigger on the wing ala Philly and have our skill down the middle.

Trade:

Kulemin + Connolly + Colborne + D'Amigo + 2nd for Nash

MacA + Holzer + Rynnas for Backstrom

Lombardi for 3rd round pick

UFA:
Prust - $4.5 over 2 years - cap hit 2.25

JVR - Kadri - Nash
Lupul - Bozak - Kessel
Ashton - Grabo - Frattin
Prust - Steckel - Brown/Komorov

Gunnar - Phanuef
Gardiner - Franson
Liles - Komisarek/Blacker


Backstrom
Reimer

Switch kadri and grabo in this case

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Reading all over twitter that Scott Clemmensen has re-signed with the Panthers for 2 yrs. Not sure if true, but if it is, the Panthers have no need at all for Luongo's services.
Fun morning HF runaround aside. Man it seems there have been a ton of last minute re-signings, the market just keeps getting thinner.

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Not 100% sold on that.

When a 30g winger grows stone hands and a line mate drops by 18 a , i see reason and cause.
I see your point, and a line group does rely on one another for success, but there definitely needs to be accountability.

He was inconsistent amuch of the year with scoring, and displayed stone hands himself many times.

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did you hear on fan590 that we're working on a deal to possibly get doug murray from SJ ?

http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/p....php?pid=47618

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did you hear on fan590 that we're working on a deal to possibly get doug murray from SJ ?

http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/p....php?pid=47618
I read somewhere on twitter that we offered SJ for Murray @ draft.

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Why would it have any impact on JVR? JVR is a winger and isn't going to the first line over Lupul or Kessel.

Kulemin-Kadri-Frattin would be the third line.
Hes saying there wouldnt be any other candidates for second line LW if that was the third line

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