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[CHI/FLA] Versteeg (50% cap hit) + Phillipe Lefebvre for Jimmy Hayes + Dylan Olsen

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11-15-2013, 12:00 AM
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Disregard Bolland Acquire... Versteeg???

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11-15-2013, 12:01 AM
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@2.2 I guess its not bad

smart move for the Hawks depth

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If Versteeg can get his game back on track than this deal is also good for the Hawks, especially considering Florida is eating half his cap hit.

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I get it, he sucked for the Panthers. He fit well in the Hawks style before... to the tune of a Cup. I'm willing to bet 2.2 million he will be there again. If he is, people will shake their heads at a 2.2 mill cap hit for a 45 pt scorer on the third line, wondering how the Hawks keep fleecing Tallon.
Beg to differ.

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11-15-2013, 12:01 AM
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Geez, Versteeg is only 27, but he's really made the rounds around the NHL.

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I get it, he sucked for the Panthers. He fit well in the Hawks style before... to the tune of a Cup. I'm willing to bet 2.2 million he will be there again. If he is, people will shake their heads at a 2.2 mill cap hit for a 45 pt scorer on the third line, wondering how the Hawks keep fleecing Tallon.
Well, maybe he will spark back up. And trust me, I have seen a good Kris Versteeg, he played a great game and played harder than most of the guys on the team, he looked like a great 2nd line forward at one point. But he has lost his game, he just doesn't look there anymore. His motivation isn't there and he acts like he is Patrick Kane. He dangles and dangles and dangles and gets no where.

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11-15-2013, 12:02 AM
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I was angry about this until I saw Florida is paying 50% of his salary and then I was ok with it.
Exactly the same.

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Blackhawks fans who have not watched Kris Versteeg play this season... you have been warned. We got a lot considering how putrid he has played.
He'll still tear it up as a hawk.

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11-15-2013, 12:04 AM
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FLA paying half of Versteeg's salary.

Olsen was Tallon's last 1st rounder in CHI, right?
Yes he was.

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Just because you're on a terrible team doesn't mean the player has to play terrible. This guy makes more turnovers than my grandma makes for thanksgiving. He is garbage coming out of his own zone, and I can't remember one time he actually brought the puck end to end without turning it over. He can't pass for his life, and he misses his shots 75% of the time. Glad we got rid of him, hope the best for you.. but wouldn't count on it.
Well considering the fact he has played well with the Hawks before...we might be able to count on it.

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Tallon gets a monument built for this.

Maybe Versteeg gets his head on straight going back to Chicago, but here he had devolved into a primadonna, selfish, lazy giveaway machine.

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11-15-2013, 12:05 AM
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The Hawks are loaded with prospects at wing. If Versteeg regains his form, good for the Hawks. If not, then he'll be pushed down to Rockford and the Hawks will bring someone else up. They just called up Alex Broadhurst. Lots of interchangable parts for the third/fourth line wingers. Also gives Hayes and Olsen a better shot at making the show b/c it wasnt happening with Chicago. Also clears AHL roster space for the next wave.

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11-15-2013, 12:06 AM
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Disregard Bolland Acquire... Versteeg???
Yes, that was the plan all along...

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“Jimmy is a young, strong, hardworking, versatile forward who brings both size and skill to our team. Dylan, a former first round draft pick, is a young, solid defenseman who adds further depth to our blue line. We thank Kris for his contributions to the Panthers, including helping us win the 2011-2012 Southeast Division Championship, and wish him the best of luck in his return to Chicago.”
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Well considering the fact he has played well with the Hawks before...we might be able to count on it.
He scored 54 points with the Panthers, and at one time was one of the best players on our roster. Not anymore.. guess we will see though, some players just regress. Look at Heatley, or Setoguchi, Havlat, Michalek..

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good trade for the panthers

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Geez, Versteeg is only 27, but he's really made the rounds around the NHL.
And he still can't figure out why.

He looks cool chewing on his mouthpiece though. Stay pretty, Kris.

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Good trade for both teams. Considering how Versteeg was playing in Florida i couldnt see them getting a lot. Olsen is a former 1st round pick while Hayes can provide stuff that the Panthers lack while both being young.

I also believe Versteeg will turn it around in Chicago. He just couldnt get fired up in a team that isnt competing for anything else than 1st overall. Keep in mind he is only 27 yrs old and had a solid season in 11-12. I see no reason why he wouldnt be able to return to that form. While back i was thinking if a contender team picks up Versteeg it could potentially be a steal.

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11-15-2013, 12:08 AM
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Maybe Versteeg gets his head on straight going back to Chicago, but here he had devolved into a primadonna, selfish, lazy giveaway machine.
He was still that back when he played in Chicago the first time around.

I guess the difference is that he clicked well on and off the ice with our core guys.

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Disregard Bolland Acquire... Versteeg???
Bolland's flow is attrocious and his lyrics are weak.

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If there was any confusion

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FLA's retention of half of Versteeg's salary is not just for this season, it's for the balance of Versteeg's contract.

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Could also say, "Blackhawks recall Kris Versteeg from their farm team"

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Really? I mean if recent history tells you anything...
He totally has Vancouver and Chicago in his fave 5.

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Versteeg will now become a 30 goal scorer for the Blackhawaks even though he was playing like crap here.

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FLA's retention of half of Versteeg's salary is not just for this season, it's for the balance of Versteeg's contract.
losing versteeg isn't important to florida

so basically it cost Florida half of Versteeg's contract to gain 2 of Chicago's prospects

it's a good deal

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