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07-06-2013, 02:15 PM
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My guess on the Dogs lineup as of now:

Andrighetto - St. Pierre - Leblanc
Bournival - Holland - Thomas
Tarnasky - Nattinen - Blunden
Quailer - ? - Fournier

Beaulieu - Pateryn
? - Nygren
? - Ellis
Dietz (or he plays the left side, or 1 of the other 3 RD plays the left side)

Mayer
Tokarski
One can only hope they stick Leblanc on the top line. Am I correct in saying that Lefebvre stuck him on the 3rd line last season?

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Great great news ponctuated with a more troubling one....A 2-year deal to Mayer might mean that they envision him as their starting goalie....That would be terrible.
The organization seems to love Mayer for some reason. I thought he was better last year, but...by AHL backup standards.

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The organization seems to love Mayer for some reason. I thought he was better last year, but...by AHL backup standards.
I thought Mayer played well early in the season and would keep the Bulldogs in a lot of games. I remember all of us being shocked at how decent he was playing at the start of the ahl season.

I'm happy with these signings, but any AHL vet not named Hagel or Stortini would have made me happy. They were awful.

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I thought Mayer played well early in the season and would keep the Bulldogs in a lot of games. I remember all of us being shocked at how decent he was playing at the start of the ahl season.
Well, I thought he was outplaying Desjardins, but he has the reputation for being inconsistent, not flat out bad. I think he gets more hate around here than he deserves, though I seriously doubt he has any NHL upside.

And we did pick up another AHL goon, but the sad thing is Tarnasky is actually better at hockey than Hagel or Stortini. Actually, he might be better than Parros.

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I thought Mayer played well early in the season and would keep the Bulldogs in a lot of games. I remember all of us being shocked at how decent he was playing at the start of the ahl season.

I'm happy with these signings, but any AHL vet not named Hagel or Stortini would have made me happy. They were awful.
It's because our standards weren't as high and Cédric was close to terrible. But Mayer still showed his inconsistency. We might ask Montreal what he thinks...sees a lot more games than we do.

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5'9"?!

ST-PIERRE IS A SMURF!!!

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One can only hope they stick Leblanc on the top line. Am I correct in saying that Lefebvre stuck him on the 3rd line last season?
The spot is his to take. He better prove himself

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5'9"?!

ST-PIERRE IS A SMURF!!!
You know who else is a smurf and named Martin Saint-_____?

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Mayer can be an okay backup I guess, St-Pierre will fill the veteran point producer AHL teams need and Tarnasky will protect the kids I like this.

I think we'll see Tarnasky compete with Blunden for a callup if there is alot of injuries on the big team though. With that in mind I could see Bergevin signing a no talent AHL goon like Hagel if Tarnasky is called up.

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My guess on the Dogs lineup as of now:

Andrighetto - St. Pierre - Leblanc
Bournival - Holland - Thomas
Tarnasky - Nattinen - Blunden
Quailer - ? - Fournier

Beaulieu - Pateryn
? - Nygren
? - Ellis
Dietz (or he plays the left side, or 1 of the other 3 RD plays the left side)

Mayer
Tokarski
where are Didier and Bozon??

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It sounds like these guys are all good depth signing. With so many injuries in the game today you need guys down on the far team to be able to step in and help the big club

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My guess on the Dogs lineup as of now:

Andrighetto - St. Pierre - Leblanc
Bournival - Holland - Thomas
Tarnasky - Nattinen - Blunden
Quailer - ? - Fournier

Beaulieu - Pateryn
? - Nygren
? - Ellis
Dietz (or he plays the left side, or 1 of the other 3 RD plays the left side)

Mayer
Tokarski
I would hope Tinordi will start in Hamilton, let's not rush the guy.

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But just great additions with St-Pierre and Tarnasky. Perfect for Hamilton. But Mayer....geez....why is the love??? Sign Tokarski please. No Mayer and Condon for the Dogs...that will be disastrous and I liked Condon in his first day but there's a difference between this and real game situations.
Agreed. Sign Tokarski. He should be Hamiltons #1. He earned it last year and beat out Mayer as for as I'm concerned. He played really well for a really bad team last season.

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I would hope Tinordi will start in Hamilton, let's not rush the guy.
He's ready, he was solid in the NHL at the end of the year and in the playoffs. I see him as a lock to start with the Habs, especially with Emelin out because of his knee injury.

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5'9"?!

ST-PIERRE IS A SMURF!!!
He won't play for the Habs anyway. It's an AHL depth signing. Doesn't really matter much what his height is, as long as he can play and be a leader.

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I would hope Tinordi will start in Hamilton, let's not rush the guy.
What is your lineup for Mtl?

Gorges Subban
Markov Drewiske
Bouillon Diaz



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where are Didier and Bozon??
both cant play in ahl

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where are Didier and Bozon??
Bozon in the WHL. Didier in Denver.

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My guess on the Dogs lineup as of now:

Andrighetto - St. Pierre - Leblanc
Bournival - Holland - Thomas
Tarnasky - Nattinen - Blunden
Quailer - ? - Fournier

Beaulieu - Pateryn
? - Nygren
? - Ellis
Dietz (or he plays the left side, or 1 of the other 3 RD plays the left side)

Mayer
Tokarski
Good job Bergevin, you managed to make the Dogs Top 6 even smaller than the Habs

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Good signings! St-Pierre and Tarnasky are the kind of vets we needed. St-Pierre has probably been one of the most productive AHLer of the past decade (with Aucoin, Giroix, Haydar and Locke).

I don't like the Mayer signing. Hopefully Condon won't spend his entire ELC in the ECHL

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Solid AHL depth. Nothing wrong with these moves, although I still don't understand the Mayer love.

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He's ready, he was solid in the NHL at the end of the year and in the playoffs. I see him as a lock to start with the Habs, especially with Emelin out because of his knee injury.
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What is your lineup for Mtl?

Gorges Subban
Markov Drewiske
Bouillon Diaz


He wasn't that ready IMO, he still need 20-30 games in hamilton ready playing there with absolut physicality like in his second callup in Mtl.

I want the Habs to sign a guy like Alberts, O'Brien, O'byrne, Murray, Fistric for this purpose to have a veteran guy stepping up for Emelin and as a Mtl backup.

I want Drewiske to be a 8th D lol.

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Good job Bergevin, you managed to make the Dogs Top 6 even smaller than the Habs
I guess you don't watch a lot of AHL

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Solid AHL depth. Nothing wrong with these moves, although I still don't understand the Mayer love.
As a backup I don't see any problem, they offered a QO to Tokarski

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I guess you are being sarcastic or you don't understand

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