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07-04-2012, 11:56 AM
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Go to the Devils board.
Makes what jayblow did to us child play...they are steaming...

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07-04-2012, 12:14 PM
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Wtf does Minny have that we don't exactly? Who wants to live in Minnesota? Ugh.
probably 2 guys from minnesota/wisconsin haha. being the best hockey market in america probably didnt hurt either. theyre also a contendor now with top two lines looking something like

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07-04-2012, 12:17 PM
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probably 2 guys from minnesota/wisconsin haha. being the best hockey market in america probably didnt hurt either. theyre also a contendor now with top two lines looking something like

parise-koivu-granlund
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That means Cal Clutterbuck could be expendable, I don't know about you guys, but I'd have interest if the price isn't too steep.

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07-04-2012, 12:30 PM
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That means Cal Clutterbuck could be expendable, I don't know about you guys, but I'd have interest if the price isn't too steep.
I dont think it makes clutterbuck expendable at all. He's a 3rd liner which he should be on a contending team. Hes way too important to them.

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07-04-2012, 12:32 PM
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Man, 13 years and $100 to both Parise and Suter? That's a lot of time and money for those two but good for Minny fans.

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07-04-2012, 12:42 PM
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You know, I usually don't care about big name free agents because I know we can't sign them.

But when a team like Minnesota signs both big names FAs, it kinda leaves a sour taste in my mouth.

When do we get that joyous moment where we get to have a big name come here? ****ing Minnesota man? Seriously?
Why are you hating on Minnesota when they are probably the most hockey-obsessed state in the country? I think their fan base is one of the best around and any American-born hockey player would LOVE to play in Minnesota.

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07-04-2012, 12:44 PM
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$$$$$$$$$$. Plus they are from Minnesota.
I think Parise is but Suter is from Wisconsin. And I read on NHL.com that parise's wife to be is from north Dakota.

But I get the gist of your point -- same part of the country. I think also Parise was favoring going to the west, if he'd come east he'd have to fear for his safety every time he's in Joisey

On the money point, we could afford $7-8-9M per year range for a player or two, but for 12 years? That's insane, from risk viewpoint.

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07-04-2012, 12:50 PM
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I know a few here think that we haven't improved so far this summer but man does it seem New Jersey took a big step backwards. Losing Parise & Poni. An older Marty & Elias. Can Clarkson put up similar numbers to last season?

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Why are you hating on Minnesota when they are probably the most hockey-obsessed state in the country? I think their fan base is one of the best around and any American-born hockey player would LOVE to play in Minnesota.
I didn't read it as hate on Minn, just envy.

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07-04-2012, 12:51 PM
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LeBron is getting blame now also for Parise leaving on the Devils board. Leave the man in peace!

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I know a few here think that we haven't improved so far this summer but man does it seem New Jersey took a big step backwards. Losing Parise & Poni. An older Marty & Elias. Can Clarkson put up similar numbers to last season?

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They have moved backwards, no question, and have nowhere near our prospects. True that.

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LeBron is getting blame now also for Parise leaving on the Devils board. Leave the man in peace!
Knicks fan envy, that's all.

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07-04-2012, 12:56 PM
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Everything considered that I've read about Semin, including the negatives, I still think he'd be a big help on this team. He could become the ovechkin or the kovalchuk of Florida. He's got a big Russian ego, he needs to be the man, here he could become a second coming of Bure, or almost.

If Olli could have helped us a little at $9M/2yrs, then surely Semin could help us at say $20M/3yrs.

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07-04-2012, 12:57 PM
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Now that is a great improvement in offense and Defense. I am glad though that both are in the West and did NOT sign with the Wings...I wouldnt mind seein more teams win like the Wild, Kings, the Panthers of course..

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07-04-2012, 01:01 PM
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When we sign another forward, our offense will be better.

The UFA pool is not empty. If Jokinen was our one saving grace, then we were in deep trouble. There are other centers out there. Wellwood or Arnott would be just as good as Jokinen. And we don't have to get a center. It would be preferable, but we can make the playoffs by adding another winger and going with Goc as our #2 again.
Wellwood or Arnott would not be as good as Jokinen. But it's ok, I have to lower my expectations back to realism. They were too high when this UFA season started because of our success last season. We'll go with the rookies and build from within for another year.

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07-04-2012, 01:06 PM
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Everything considered that I've read about Semin, including the negatives, I still think he'd be a big help on this team. He could become the ovechkin or the kovalchuk of Florida. He's got a big Russian ego, he needs to be the man, here he could become a second coming of Bure, or almost.

If Olli could have helped us a little at $9M/2yrs, then surely Semin could help us at say $20M/3yrs.
I don't know if I'd give Semin 3 years. The salary is fine, but nobody knows what Semin they're gonna get, the 40 goal scorer, or the big Russian egomaniac. I'd have no problem with a 2 year deal so he can prove himself, but not anything longer.

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Just happy he left Devils and the east.. Parise that is

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Wtf does Minny have that we don't exactly? Who wants to live in Minnesota? Ugh.
in addition to the fact these guys are from the area:

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Why are you hating on Minnesota when they are probably the most hockey-obsessed state in the country? I think their fan base is one of the best around and any American-born hockey player would LOVE to play in Minnesota.
yup.

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07-04-2012, 01:26 PM
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Any chance they might move heatley now? I would love him down here in florida.

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I wonder if Tallon is turning on the jets for Semin... or turning them off.

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Any chance they might move heatley now? I would love him down here in florida.
They don't have too. Just like the Kings didn't have to move Brown.
My guess would be that they try this for at least a year to see if it works.

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Looks like DeBoer's NJ career is following the same trend as his Florida one.

I hope you enjoyed year 1 Pete, 'cause year two is looking a bit ugly for you.

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07-04-2012, 02:24 PM
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Sorry guys im not hating on Minny. I didn't expect us to sign either of them and I didn't know Zach was from Minny.

Its just frustration on my part. Their fans deserve it no doubt, they are a loyal bunch.

Here's hoping we go after Semin, but you have to expect NJ, DET, and a whole slew of other teams going hard after him.

At this point Semin is nothing but a pipe dream, but I can hope.

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07-04-2012, 02:28 PM
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Wtf does Minny have that we don't exactly? Who wants to live in Minnesota? Ugh.
1) Parise's wife (or fiance) is from Minnesota.
2) Parise is from Minnesota and played his whole junior career there.
3) Parise's wife (or fiance) is still from Minnesota.
4) $$$$
5) State of hockey.
6) Parise's wife (or fiance) is from Minnesota? Did I mention it already?
7) Wonderful place to raise a family.
8) Competitive team with a bright future.
9) Owner with deep pockets.
10) $$$$
11) The wife? Yeah, I think I said it already.

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Semin to NJ or Det, nowhere else.

Parise was awesome to watch playing for Shattuck in Midget...I get why he wants to go back home.

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