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02-07-2013, 05:20 PM
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So when does the PC appreciation thread open?
There should always be one open as I think he has only lost 2 trades ever.

Bochenski for Versteeg and Sobotka for Wafsofsky, but those are minor compared to the others that he has fleeced teams form.

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Isles are saying they won't toll his contract.
Thomas still doesn't have leverage. Islanders have till July 1 to decide.

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Chiarelli said he spoke with Tim Thomas about the trade: "He was comfortable with it. He sounded quite at peace with it." #BruinsTalk

Chiarelli is doing a conference call right now.

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02-07-2013, 05:24 PM
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Isles are saying they won't toll his contract.
They probably saying that so TT doesn't decide to be a dick and come back in April to prevent that. lol

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02-07-2013, 05:25 PM
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Before this move the isles were at $49m. When I heard of the trade, I thought it was going to be part of a bigger move: getting DiPietro off the NYI roster. 36 yr old Nabokov has played 8 of 9 games and I'm concerned he'll be burned out.



But, Snow is saying he made the move for roster flexibility, which I'll guess means he's eying another possible move.

Any chance TT feels like playing this season?

http://www.capgeek.com/islanders/
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I wouldn't bet on it.

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So when does the PC appreciation thread open?
Right after the Garth Snow appreciation thread.



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Sochi opens one year from today. I look forward to cheering for Timmy one more time. USA USA!

Yeah, I know. But I've been proven mistaken every time I doubted him.

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Wow we got a second that's awesome. Knowing the Isles it would probably still be a low first in a couple years.

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Wow we got a second that's awesome. Knowing the Isles it would probably still be a low first in a couple years.
Doubt we ever actually see that pick.

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PC:"it gives us some flexibility from cap perspective..I talked before about being proactive...this will give us flexibility immediately"^CS
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Wow we got a second that's awesome. Knowing the Isles it would probably still be a low first in a couple years.
Conditional only if he every plays a game.

At least the cap space is gone, thats good enough for me.

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Doubt we ever actually see that pick.
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The Boston Bruins only get a draft pick from the Islanders for Tim Thomas if he reports to them or any other team if NYI trade his rights

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Wow we got a second that's awesome. Knowing the Isles it would probably still be a low first in a couple years.
In all likelihood they're not getting any draft pick, but who cares? The Bruins got cap space, which is pretty valuable.

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Doubt we ever actually see that pick.
Yeah true.

This is awesome though we get the extra cap to go for someone at or before the deadline.

Hopefully a forward if we still struggle with scoring.

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Oh my bad. I should probably read the post you quoted rather than jump the gun
No biggie. It's sort of a frantic thread.

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Well, I guess it was inevitable.

Thanks for helping to win the cup, Timmy.

Man, I just came on here to see if there was any interesting conversations going on tonight. I never woulda thought I'd see a thread on Thomas actually being traded. Speculation? Sure. But the actual act of it occurring? Don't know why, but I thought he'd want to stay with the team.

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02-07-2013, 05:39 PM
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I dont understand this trade.

Since NYI wont toll his contract at the end of this season it expires? Next season he is a free agent?

Since we tolled his contract his cap wasn't on the books?

What does this trade accomplish?

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I dont understand this trade.

Since NYI wont toll his contract at the end of this season it expires? Next season he is a free agent?

Since we tolled his contract his cap wasn't on the books?

What does this trade accomplish?
Thomas' $5 million cap hit was on the books for Boston. Boston gets his $5 million off the books and the Islanders get $5 million of cap to push them above the floor creating flexibility to trade away guys this year. The Islanders can choose to toll his contract and keep him next year (unlikely) or let it run out making Thomas a UFA.

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I dont understand this trade.

Since NYI wont toll his contract at the end of this season it expires? Next season he is a free agent?

Since we tolled his contract his cap wasn't on the books?

What does this trade accomplish?
We didn't toll anything. He is 5 million cap hit.

We just gained 5 million in space.

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I dont understand this trade.

Since NYI wont toll his contract at the end of this season it expires? Next season he is a free agent?

Since we tolled his contract his cap wasn't on the books?

What does this trade accomplish?
NYI get above the cap floor and the Bruins don't have the cap hit.

NYI are cheap so they don't have to pay him, but his $5 mil counts against the cap.

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