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04-05-2013, 01:31 PM
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Goalie Guild's Justin Goldman's thoughts about the trade.

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04-05-2013, 03:04 PM
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I hope somebody posted 'Money Tree's' in the GDT

Ben is a money tree. He's money, and he's as big as a tree.

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04-05-2013, 04:08 PM
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The real question that no one has answered is, is this the biggest height differential trade in NHL history?

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04-05-2013, 04:13 PM
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The real question that no one has answered is, is this the biggest height differential trade in NHL history?
Haha pretty sure that was covered way back in the thread!

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04-05-2013, 06:44 PM
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Conacher looking damn good!

He will fit pretty well with Silf and Zibby

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04-07-2013, 01:33 AM
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No kidding. I agree with PG on very little, if anything. And God knows he can irritate me and get me argumentative at the drop of a hat, but this board would be truly pathetic with no dissenting opinions. At the very least he makes me think my opinions through and make sure that I try and use a little bit of brain and not all emotion.
Thanks gents.

I realize I can be irritating at times, especially with the logo/uni change. I'm a big fan of aesthetics, and being able to buy the gear for your team is great. It frustrates me to no end that I haven't bought any new stuff in quite a while. It re-annoys me when we play the Leafs and it freaking reminds me again of a huge reason I hate it. I've tried to tone it down, but when I'm frustrated it's good to be able to vent to fellow fans whether about the jerseys or other things. Intelligent, or some less than, arguments provide some good dialogues and I would hope most don't harbor resentment afterwords.


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04-07-2013, 02:54 AM
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Why all the unnecessary hostility.

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04-07-2013, 06:22 AM
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Thanks gents.

I realize I can be irritating at times, especially with the logo/uni change. I'm a big fan of aesthetics, and being able to buy the gear for your team is great. It frustrates me to no end that I haven't bought any new stuff in quite a while. It re-annoys me when we play the Leafs and it freaking reminds me again of a huge reason I hate it. I've tried to tone it down, but when I'm frustrated it's good to be able to vent to fellow fans whether about the jerseys or other things. Intelligent, or some less than, arguments provide some good dialogues and I would hope most don't harbor resentment afterwords.
If you were a real fan you'd buy merchandise. The third jersey has black, they have several different colored hats. Complain about the $30 price for the hat not the logo.

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04-07-2013, 07:47 AM
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If you were a real fan you'd buy merchandise. The third jersey has black, they have several different colored hats. Complain about the $30 price for the hat not the logo.
You have got to be kidding me? Right? Wow, we took an arguement over Yzerman to this? The man buys tickets, he financially supports his team. I've seen plenty of people at the Forum every night with not a single Lightning themed piece of merchandise. Now we're telling people how they have to spend their money or they aren't "real" fans.

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04-07-2013, 10:49 AM
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If you were a real fan you'd buy merchandise. The third jersey has black, they have several different colored hats. Complain about the $30 price for the hat not the logo.
Srsly? I haven't bought Lightning merchandise since before the redesign. Not out of any animosity towards the logo or design, but because I've already got stuff.

At any rate, this discussion is off topic.


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04-07-2013, 05:29 PM
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Conacher just got his 1st as a Sen.

Figured his fans here would like to know

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04-07-2013, 05:47 PM
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I've heard others say Bishop gets a Lindback-esque contract, agree with this?

I think he'll get a 2.5M 2-3 year deal depending on how this season plays out.

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04-07-2013, 05:55 PM
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I've heard others say Bishop gets a Lindback-esque contract, agree with this?

I think he'll get a 2.5M 2-3 year deal depending on how this season plays out.
I see him getting around what Lindback got, not much more.

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04-07-2013, 06:07 PM
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I've heard others say Bishop gets a Lindback-esque contract, agree with this?

I think he'll get a 2.5M 2-3 year deal depending on how this season plays out.
Unless he bolsters us enough to get into the playoffs, and we win a round or two, he wont be getting anything close to 2.5M a year.

He is a RFA who is currently making $650K. Im not sure anything changed in the new CBA but the old one, you could qualify him for 10% more of his current contract. Which means if Bishop wants to play hockey he will agree to a contract offer of $715K.

Now obviously if Yzerman thinks hes the guy or part of the solution with Lindback, I wouldnt be surprised at all to see him get a 2-3 year deal in the range of 1M-1.5M. But that would be as high as you would expect him to get unless what I said above happens in which case he may get a bit more.

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04-07-2013, 06:17 PM
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I'd give him a 2-3 year deal with a cap hit of 1.8M to 2M. He's been very impressive but he's not much more proven than Lindback who got a deal very similar.

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04-07-2013, 06:19 PM
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Lowball the **** out of him while you can, its a business.

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04-07-2013, 09:09 PM
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How would you guys rate Bishop after 3 games?

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04-07-2013, 09:10 PM
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How would you guys rate Bishop after 3 games?
Pretty solid.

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How would you guys rate Bishop after 3 games?
Solid. Kinda feel bad for him, team has been sloppy.

Good on Conacher!

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04-09-2013, 07:01 AM
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is Bish starting tonight?

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04-09-2013, 08:41 AM
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Not announced, but I think he will be starting.

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04-09-2013, 02:33 PM
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He was first off the ice...

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04-09-2013, 06:37 PM
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I wish him all the best, just not tonight.

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04-09-2013, 09:17 PM
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Bishop wins! Tampa wins the trade!

That's how this works, right?

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04-09-2013, 09:18 PM
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Bishop wins! Tampa wins the trade!

That's how this works, right?
Honey Badger still looked good though. Zibby and Silfy are sick players in the making.

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