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07-06-2013, 10:54 AM
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He's fine as a #7 or #8 defensemen. Or a vet out of Rochester for emergency insurance.

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07-06-2013, 11:00 AM
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You could do worse than signing Sulzer. Granted you could do better too.

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When do we start worrying about McNabb? He's been "almost NHL ready" for forever.

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Why? I guess that means McNabb starts in Roch? I suppose it shores up the left side, but again, why Sulzer?


Erhoff-Myers
Sulzer-Pysyk
Weber-Ruhwedel

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McNabb-McBain
Crawford-Ristolainen
MacKenzie-Leduc
It means spots will be competed for between low level vets and young unproven rooks...

This is a good thing

Ehrhoff, myers, weber are locks

The other 4-5 spots is open competition

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No problem with this, good call up and a good vet in Chacha. I think with Rolston at the helm he'll give the young guys a very fair shake to play in Buffalo.

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07-06-2013, 11:06 AM
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When do we start worrying about McNabb? He's been "almost NHL ready" for forever.
3 years go Myers and McNabb were supposed to be a dominant top pairing, now they are both utter disappointments....

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When do we start worrying about McNabb? He's been "almost NHL ready" for forever.
He only has 2 seasons as a pro and had a lot to work on. He's 22 years old. Your comment is overstating things quite a lot. It was impressive that as a first year pro he played 45 NHL games, but the options were very thin at the time. Last season he had a poor start so by the time the lockout ended Pysyk had leapfrogged him (in HIS first year as a pro) as the top call-up in Rochester. We also had good depth up until Regehr and Leopold were traded, then when it came time to actually need call-ups beyond Pysyk we signed Ruhwedel to a deal that included playing him for the rest of the season.

There's nothing much to worry about imo and I'd actually be mildly surprised if he doesn't either make the team out of camp or get called up early on. If he doesn't, though, it's still not a big deal.

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3 years go Myers and McNabb were supposed to be a dominant top pairing, now they are both utter disappointments....
McNabb was always a top 4 prospect not a clear top pairing prospect. I always projected him to pair with Pysyk personally. I don't get how McNabb is an utter disappointment after 2 seasons as a pro where he's played 45 fairly solid NHL games.

Edit: 25 not 45 NHL games, it was 45 Rochester games and 25 Buffalo games in his first year

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He only has 2 seasons as a pro and had a lot to work on. He's 22 years old. Your comment is overstating things quite a lot. It was impressive that as a first year pro he played 45 NHL games, but the options were very thin at the time. Last season he had a poor start so by the time the lockout ended Pysyk had leapfrogged him (in HIS first year as a pro) as the top call-up in Rochester. We also had good depth up until Regehr and Leopold were traded, then when it came time to actually need call-ups beyond Pysyk we signed Ruhwedel to a deal that included playing him for the rest of the season.

There's nothing much to worry about imo and I'd actually be mildly surprised if he doesn't either make the team out of camp or get called up early on. If he doesn't, though, it's still not a big deal.



McNabb was always a top 4 prospect not a clear top pairing prospect. I always projected him to pair with Pysyk personally. I don't get how McNabb is an utter disappointment after 2 seasons as a pro where he's played 45 fairly solid NHL games.
Probably worth mentioning his injury as well, that set him back a little.

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Why? I guess that means McNabb starts in Roch? I suppose it shores up the left side, but again, why Sulzer?


Erhoff-Myers
Sulzer-Pysyk
Weber-Ruhwedel


AHL
McNabb-McBain
Crawford-Ristolainen
MacKenzie-Leduc
Wow, that defense sucks balls.

This is full on tank mode.

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I can understand McNabb playing in the AHL if he isn't ready, but why McBain? I'd rather have McBain up here to see what he has to offer, and whether or not he fits in here in at least the short term. I can't imagine both Sulzer and Ruhwedel making the team over McBain either.

I hate your second pairing. Don't we want to put Pysyk in a situation to succeed and develop as much as possible? Why would you want him playing with a guy like Sulzer? I hate this signing if he's in the NHL because he's not good enough to play with our young guys to help bring them along.

One can only hope Sulzer is here to show guys like McNabb they aren't being handed spots, and motivate them to work that much harder to earn their spot. I can't imagine the Sabres would have a problem with bumping Sulzer down to the AHL if the young guys prove they are ready.

I think you misinterpret. I'm listing our defenseman, not suggesting actual pairings.

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It means spots will be competed for between low level vets and young unproven rooks...

This is a good thing

Ehrhoff, myers, weber are locks

The other 4-5 spots is open competition
I don't disagree, but why Sulzer?

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I don't disagree, but why Sulzer?
Sabres know what they are getting, good or bad they have seen him play

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Because he's experienced and cheap and safe and familiar. And it doesn't force Ristolainen too early. I imagine Myers, Ehrhoff, Weber, Pysyk, McBain, McNabb and Sulzer are the top 7.

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Because he's experienced and cheap and safe and familiar. And it doesn't force Ristolainen too early. I imagine Myers, Ehrhoff, Weber, Pysyk, McBain, McNabb and Sulzer are the top 7.
That's what I see as being most likely to start the season with.

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I don't disagree, but why Sulzer?
I realize the need for a vet guy but I just hate that it's Sulzer. I don't think he brings anything to the table. There's gotta be plenty of guys out there who could fill the same role who also bring more to the table.

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I realize the need for a vet guy but I just hate that it's Sulzer. I don't think he brings anything to the table. There's gotta be plenty of guys out there who could fill the same role who also bring more to the table.
Sulzer is a #7. He's not a bad #7, just a #7. I'd rather have a #7 than a middle-pairing vet who makes it hard for a rookie to make the team if the rookie has a good camp. Sulzer only makes it hard for a rookie to make the team if the rookie doesn't have a good camp.

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I think you misinterpret. I'm listing our defenseman, not suggesting actual pairings.
I got you I guess I just cringed at the thought of that being our starting D.

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Perfectly fine as a depth signing. Of course, they could have signed him before July 5, which leads me to believe they wanted to grab others vets yesterday, lost out, and settled for Sulzer.

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Perfectly fine as a depth signing. Of course, they could have signed him before July 5, which leads me to believe they wanted to grab others vets yesterday, lost out, and settled for Sulzer.
Does that mean they made an offer to... Ference? Like no defensemen signed yesterday.

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Because he's experienced and cheap and safe and familiar. And it doesn't force Ristolainen too early. I imagine Myers, Ehrhoff, Weber, Pysyk, McBain, McNabb and Sulzer are the top 7.
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When do we start worrying about McNabb? He's been "almost NHL ready" for forever.
He's had two pro seasons?

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I would've preferred Pardy as the vet #7 if we were gonna be bringing anyone back. I kinda wanted to see a guy brought in from outside to help the young guys, but at the same time I guess that's what Ehrhoff is for.

I'm also not really a fan of when people bring up the fact that Sulzer has chemistry with Ehrhoff. Maybe it's just me but I'd like to see our best dman playing with a guy who actually has NHL talent, not waste him with a guy whose a borderline #7.
Regier stated he wanted Pardy on a 2-way contract.

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I'm pretty confident McBain will be among the 7 dmen on the roster.

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Perfectly fine as a depth signing. Of course, they could have signed him before July 5, which leads me to believe they wanted to grab others vets yesterday, lost out, and settled for Sulzer.
And/or Sulzer wanted to see what his worth was on the open market.

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