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03-06-2013, 12:17 PM
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Bah bye, Bicks.

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03-06-2013, 12:18 PM
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Hamrlik is very anti PA so I know you're pleased FS.
I had forgotton about that, but yes that does help some..

Staal though. Its bad.

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Now we have 2 first overall picks on the team!
One of which was the #1 pick overall two years before the Rangers won the Cup. There are people on this board who weren't even born when Hamrlik was drafted.

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“@RealKyper: #Rangers gathering medical info 2day regarding Marc Staal but early indications r his eye injury isn't career threatening. Out indefinitely”

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03-06-2013, 12:20 PM
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Does this make 50 SPCs now? No room for Zucc's currently?

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why why why does this mean bickel? Did you ever for a second think Staal is hurt or Eminger or Gilroy aren't going tp play? ever singal thread is ruined by the name Bickel for one second just worry about what the thread is about... Jesus I hate this also but he is a PP cannon and insurance
The best news possible is that this move is to send down Bickel and Staal is okay.

Anything other than that is bad news, so I don't know why you are hoping for something else.

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03-06-2013, 12:20 PM
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Better than Bickel, fills the void while Staal is out for a little bit.
Absolutely right. I'm just hoping Bickel might actually sit instead of someone else. Hamrlik might actually surprise people if he actually gets PP time which I'm hoping is one of the reasons he was snagged.

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03-06-2013, 12:21 PM
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Hamrlik ****ing sucks but he's better than Bickel or Gilroy

Hopefully it isn't a sign that Staal is broken long term since I think they would have had to put in the claim yesterday before the injury

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03-06-2013, 12:22 PM
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Staal WILL be out for at least a week, maybe even longer.

My friend who used to drive roll-off's got hit in the eye with a swinging rear door of a dumpster. He looked like a boxer who just got destroyed. His eye was closed shut for two weeks.

Even if its not broken, having ONE eye to see out of renders him unable to play. Bickel playing would be a disaster, kids in Hartford aren't ready. Hamrlik fills the void.
Hockey players are very different than average human beings. Not a clue how long Staal will be out, but comparing him to your friend doesn't really mean anything.

Players get there teeth knocked out and play the same game. I had my face shattered by a baseball and missed my entire season and it took weeks for me to recover in any sort of normal manner.

These guys are machines.

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Hamrlik is a better option than Pickels and Gilroy.

I have no problem with this move. Much better vet depth on the blueline and give up NO assets to get it done.

No lose situation.

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Does this make 50 SPCs now? No room for Zucc's currently?
I kinda sure we've 49 incl Hamrlik. Anyhow, if Zucc wanna come and we want him, space will be created.

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Risk free move. I like it.

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03-06-2013, 12:24 PM
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These guys are machines.
No, they are human. So are you. You're injury was worse than Staal. It appears that perhaps nothing is broken in his face. Same as my friend, however his eye will be closed shut for a couple of weeks which puts him out indefinitely.

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“@RealKyper: #Rangers gathering medical info 2day regarding Marc Staal but early indications r his eye injury isn't career threatening. Out indefinitely”

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#NYR Don't immediately interpret Hamrlik waiver claim as direct causality from Staal injury. Team discussed putting in claim before incident

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03-06-2013, 12:25 PM
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why why why does this mean bickel? Did you ever for a second think Staal is hurt or Eminger or Gilroy? ever singal thread is ruined by the name Bickel for one second just worry about what the thread is about... Jesus I hate this also but he is a PP cannon and insurance
Chill out. Bickel is the 23rd man on the roster and has had two really rough games at forward. He is a terrible D-man and the Rangers are bringing in another defenseman. Do the math...

Doesn't it make sense to talk about other corresponding moves with this transaction? Yup, but Bickel is a tough guy so that must mean you have to defend him. It's very typical.

I think the Rangers make this move even if Staal wasn't hurt. Is Emminger or Gilroy hurt? Where are you getting that from?

Bickel sucks and the Rangers can and should be using that precious roster spot better. If you disagree then you disagree but don't ever play mod with me and tell me what to worry about with a post.

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03-06-2013, 12:27 PM
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That's actually way better news than it could have been. He'll be out most likely until the swelling goes down. I will take that any day over the alternative.

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A neat little tidbit. When i first started playing hockey 20 years ago, my team was the Lightning. And when we played in this league, all the kids used to pick their numbers for the players on the team. I picked #44 for Hamrlik and have worn that # for the next 20 years. I've always had a soft sentimental spot for him for that, and now its pretty cool to see him playing for the Rangers after all these years

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Bah bye, Bicks.
so if Bickel say gets sent down or traded, does this mean Haley is staying until whenever Asham gets healthy?? hopefully Haley stays and hopefully Hamrlik looks like the Hamrlik of 5 years ago... i wonder if he will play against the Islanders his former team.

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Because he's 38 and has been a pretty consistent healthy scratch for a Caps team that's 14 in the East.
Oates wants his d-men to play on their natural side. Hamrlik is a LD. They have 5 LD which is the reason he is sat.


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“@RealKyper: #Rangers gathering medical info 2day regarding Marc Staal but early indications r his eye injury isn't career threatening. Out indefinitely”
Ugh. Hope they don't have enough info as of yet.

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Hamrlik is a better option than Pickels and Gilroy.

I have no problem with this move. Much better vet depth on the blueline and give up NO assets to get it done.

No lose situation.
We lose time. Time that could be spent bringing in someone who's worth spending time on. A player who can keep up with our Stars, someone that challenges the player/s above him, not just handed over a spot.

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03-06-2013, 12:31 PM
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A neat little tidbit. When i first started playing hockey 20 years ago, my team was the Lightning. And when we played in this league, all the kids used to pick their numbers for the players on the team. I picked #44 for Hamrlik and have worn that # for the next 20 years. I've always had a soft sentimental spot for him for that, and now its pretty cool to see him playing for the Rangers after all these years
That is pretty awesome.

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