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08-13-2013, 02:24 PM
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The American team is not having any ice activities. Off ice orientation stuff. Insurance is too high. The Canadians were still looking at insurance rates.
It annoys me that they don't just stick on insurance for the international events to the NHL insurance.

I recon the NHL buys this in bulk. For a single insurer insuring 600 NHL players for the reg. season + the PO's, for a players career, it just can't add much risk top slap on 8 games every other season for a few NHLers in international hockey. As opposed to the Russian federation calling up a insurer asking what it costs to insure AO. He will play 8 games, if he breaks his back they have to pay him 9m per until he is 42 y/o or something...

The PA really wants the option to play in the international tournaments. They should have seen to it that they got international insurance in the last CBA, they could have taken it from their pot. It would be very marginal, and the sum would have gone to Hockey Canada, Hockey Sweden, Hockey Finland and so forth. Now each federation have to insure these players.

Insuring one of the bigger names for one WCH can be around 500k USD.


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Top 8 in the East by my book:

1. Philly
2. Pittsburgh
3. Detroit
4. NYR
5. Montreal
6. Washington
7. Boston
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1. Pittsburgh
2. NYR
3. Columbus
4. Philadelphia
5. NYI
6. Carolina
7. Washington
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08-13-2013, 02:35 PM
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Top 8 in the East by my book:

1. Philly
2. Pittsburgh
3. Detroit
4. NYR
5. Montreal
6. Washington
7. Boston
8. Toronto
You're never shy about ruffling feathers, are you?

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08-13-2013, 02:39 PM
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1. Pittsburgh
2. Boston
3. Rangers
4. Detroit
5. Ottawa
6. Washington
7. Montreal
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08-13-2013, 02:42 PM
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1. Pittsburgh
2. Boston
3. Rangers
4. Detroit
5. Ottawa
6. Washington
7. Montreal
8. Toronto
I would switch Boston and Pittsburgh, and then I think you got it.

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08-13-2013, 02:43 PM
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Who all did Boston lose besides Seguin? Though they replaced him with Erikkson

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Who all did Boston lose besides Seguin? Though they replaced him with Erikkson
Out: Ference, Jagr, Seguin, Peverley
In: Iginla, Eriksson

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08-13-2013, 03:22 PM
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Top 8 in the East by my book:

1. Philly
2. Pittsburgh
3. Detroit
4. NYR
5. Montreal
6. Washington
7. Boston
8. Toronto
Not with that defense/goaltending

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My guess:

1. Pittsburgh
2. Detroit
3. NYR
4. Columbus
5. Philadelphia
6. NYI
7. Washington
8. New Jersey
Did you forget about Boston or don't think they're good enough?

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Did you forget about Boston or don't think they're good enough?
That's our division. Not getting the "top 8 east" posts, it's all divisional under the new realignment.

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That's our division. Not getting the "top 8 east" posts, it's all divisional under the new realignment.
Detroit is not in our division

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My bad then. Oops.

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Montreal and Toronto got off to good starts in the 48 game lockout season. They tailed off a bit towards the end. Would they have made the playoffs in a full season? The Islanders had a great run at the end to get 8th. Arthur Staple of Newsday had a chat today. Islanders management is content with their D after losing Streit. Hamonic. MacDonald. Vishnovsky. Hickey. Carkner. Strait. Donovan as their 7th. Nabokov is 38. No experienced backup goalie.Streit is 35 years old and a minus player but they haven't replaced him. The guy plays 20 plus minutes a game. PP QB. Their leading scoring D. They are not re-signing Boyes. Bouchard and Clutterbuck were brought in from Minnesota. Bouchard replaces Boyes. When was the last time Bouchard played a full season? The Islanders are one team which will take a step back. Tavares is a great player. Moulson is a good player. Hamonic and MacDonald are good defenseman. Too many question marks after that.

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Anyone else think Boston got worse defensively? They definitely got younger now that Krug and that other rookie whose name im forgetting are probably taking the open spots

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Anyone else think Boston got worse defensively? They definitely got younger now that Krug and that other rookie whose name im forgetting are probably taking the open spots
Dougie Hamilton.

They still have Chara, Seidenberg, Boychuk and McQuaid. With Rask behind them, that's still a good group.

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08-13-2013, 05:21 PM
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Chara is getting older. Towards the end of that final series he was getting minuses like they were going out of style. Still one of the best in the league, but he can't play as many minutes as he was able to before.

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08-13-2013, 05:50 PM
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Dougie Hamilton.

They still have Chara, Seidenberg, Boychuk and McQuaid. With Rask behind them, that's still a good group.
I knew of him, I was thinking of Bartkowski

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08-13-2013, 06:09 PM
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So how do the playoff brackets break down? Are there more teams that can make the playoffs now? I am just a little confused to the new format because I honestly haven't paid attention to it

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So how do the playoff brackets break down? Are there more teams that can make the playoffs now? I am just a little confused to the new format because I honestly haven't paid attention to it
http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=416887

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Chara is getting older. Towards the end of that final series he was getting minuses like they were going out of style. Still one of the best in the league, but he can't play as many minutes as he was able to before.
Hip injuries do tend to limit your lateral mobility and pivot ability.

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08-13-2013, 07:35 PM
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So how do the playoff brackets break down? Are there more teams that can make the playoffs now? I am just a little confused to the new format because I honestly haven't paid attention to it
Top 3 in each division make it. The next two teams in the conference make it as "wild cards." Better #1 seed plays lesser wild card. #2 and #3 divisional seeds play within the division. Winner of division leader's series plays winner of that division's 2/3 series. Division finals winners play in conference finals.

So, if you had Pit (110), NYR (105), NYI (100), NJD (95) in the Metro and Bos (109), Tor (105), Det (103), Ott (101), Mtl (97) in the Atlantic, the playoffs would be Pit/Mtl, NYR/NYI in the Metro matchups and Bos/Ott, Tor/Det in the Atlantic matchups. Devils would still miss despite finishing 4th in their division.

Make sense? Thought so.

The only, only thing I don't like about it is, even if you have 4 teams from each division, you still get a crossover wildcard if the lesser team is in the opposite division from the better division leader. (ie, same Metro standings, but put Ott at 94 and Mtl at 93. The Devils make the playoffs instead of Montreal, but they still swap divisions with the Senators because Ottawa had less points).

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08-13-2013, 09:19 PM
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Hip injuries do tend to limit your lateral mobility and pivot ability.
Still, the guy looked tired. Let's not pretend that Chara is some spring chicken either. He'll turn 37 during the next season. The older you get, the harder it is to recover from injuries. Still one of the best in the league, but don't be surprised if his workload gets taken down a notch during the regular season.

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1) Boston
2) Pittsburgh
3) Detroit
4) NYR
5) Philadelphia
6) Washington
7) Ottawa
8) Toronto

Dark horses - NYI, Carolina, Montreal, Buffalo
Nope - Tampa Bay, Florida, Columbus, NJD

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