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Oiler Sign Andrew Ference - 4 years, $3.25M per

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07-05-2013, 11:20 AM
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You don't sign bottom of the lineup players to term
Welcome to free agency.

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Except he'll be playing on the second pairing, so your worries are invalid.
Yah taking a 3rd guy pairing and making him a 2nd pairing is total relief...my goodness

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3.25M for a 3rd pair sub 6'0" Dman ..

We over paid x 4 yrs and added yet another 4/5 Dman.

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Good signing until for 2 years, bad contract for 2 years.

I'm happy with it overall.

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Good signing. Nice value, as 3.25 won't mean much in a couple of years. The term is 1 year too long, but it was probably needed to get him to sign.

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I'm happy to have him at the Oil, but if we're relying him to be a top 4 guy, I think we're in trouble. #5/6, sure.

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Good signing. Gives us a badly needed top 4 dman. Cap hit is good for a free agent. Term is long and the last year or two will likely be an overpay, but something has to give on a ufa signing. It's not like there's a great crop of UFA dmen out there, so good job MacT.

Now go build a new bottom 6.

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Awesome move! I would rather have three years but the lower cap hit makes up for it. I was expecting $4M so this is a good deal in my view. Ference was a top 4 guy on two Stanley Cup finalists - he's a warrior!
Actually three Stanley Cup finalists. 2 with Boston, 1 with Calgary.

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Yah taking a 3rd guy pairing and making him a 2nd pairing is total relief...my goodness
Exactly - Ference is not a top 4D.

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07-05-2013, 11:22 AM
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Congrats guys!!!! You got one of the good ones. It was my hope he would retire a Bruin. You'll love him, and he will do your community proud.


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3.25M for a 3rd pair sub 6'0" Dman ..

We over paid x 4 yrs and added yet another 4/5 Dman.
He will be on the second pair with JS.

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a little long but whatever... gotta pay if you want guys through FA.

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Hey Mr. and Mrs Mods, could we please get a poll on how we feel about this trade? Would be a nice touch for all of our signings.

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07-05-2013, 11:23 AM
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3.25M for a 3rd pair sub 6'0" Dman ..

We over paid x 4 yrs and added yet another 4/5 Dman.
Exactly, a team with an extremely weak 1-2 pairing has now added 3 defenceman in the 5-7 range

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You don't sign bottom of the lineup players to term

Did we not learn from Belanger and Eager?

Ference equivalents will be available tomorrow for 1 year deals
He was at the bottom of Boston's lineup?

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http://www.behindthenet.ca/nhl_stati...34+45+46+63+67

Worst CorsiOn of any of the Boston d-men, hence why they let him go...
Too bad they didn't know about Corsi before the playoffs and kept playing Ference ahead of most of those guys. But better late than never.

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And even worse during playoffs...

http://www.behindthenet.ca/nhl_stati...34+45+46+63+67

Meanwhile, Tom Gilbert in a BAD season...


http://www.behindthenet.ca/nhl_stati...34+45+46+63+67
But when I magically sort by RELCorsi...BANG!! Dude is freaking better the Zdeno Chara!!!

Now it's an AMAMZING deal!!!

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Term and cost were too high but simply he is the type of guy the team badly needs. Some nasty. I don't mind the signing at all.

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All of a sudden we have a lot of d-men. Sounds familiar, doesn't it? :-) Nick Schultz on the way out, perhaps?

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Yah taking a 3rd guy pairing and making him a 2nd pairing is total relief...my goodness


He's capable of playing on second pairing. Many others have said this too. Ill take their assessment over yours.

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When did people actually stop watching hockey and made analysis solely based on Corsi??

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Work out machine eh? He and the coach will get along

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But when I magically sort by RELCorsi...BANG!! Duse is freaking better the Zdeno Chara!!!

Now it's an AMAMZING deal!!!
By that measure Krug is a WAY better player then Chara, that just makes sense, right?

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