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03-22-2013, 02:35 PM
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I had to delete a couple of posts.

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03-23-2013, 10:43 AM
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Teddy Purcell, Nate Thomson to Dallas for Brenden Morrow and Eric Cole. If we had to add more do it. Morrow adds more veteran leadership to our incoming kids and Cole adds an element of toughness along the boards. To me we need to add a couple more solid veterans to help pave the way for all our youth.

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03-23-2013, 11:00 AM
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Teddy Purcell, Nate Thomson to Dallas for Brenden Morrow and Eric Cole. If we had to add more do it. Morrow adds more veteran leadership to our incoming kids and Cole adds an element of toughness along the boards. To me we need to add a couple more solid veterans to help pave the way for all our youth.
Why? We have plenty of Veterans on the team don't need more. Isn't Morrow a UFA this summer too? If we are moving Purcell it's not to add a forward is to improve the D.

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03-23-2013, 11:06 AM
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Why? We have plenty of Veterans on the team don't need more. Isn't Morrow a UFA this summer too? If we are moving Purcell it's not to add a forward is to improve the D.
With the numbers of young guys on the team we could use the leadership of a guy like Morrow. You would be taking a chance on him walking as a UFA though. If that's the case the deal is Purcell for Cole, and I would much prefer his size and agreesiveness over Purcells skill, we have plenty of skill. The contracts are much the same and we get the grit we need. Somehow I think Yzerman could get Morrow to sign an extension. As far as defense go sorry Hose but most of our problems were solved with Lee gone., now if they can just get rid of Brewer.

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03-23-2013, 12:01 PM
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With the numbers of young guys on the team we could use the leadership of a guy like Morrow. You would be taking a chance on him walking as a UFA though. If that's the case the deal is Purcell for Cole, and I would much prefer his size and agreesiveness over Purcells skill, we have plenty of skill. The contracts are much the same and we get the grit we need. Somehow I think Yzerman could get Morrow to sign an extension. As far as defense go sorry Hose but most of our problems were solved with Lee gone., now if they can just get rid of Brewer.
We have Malone and Pouliot for size and grit, Vinny, Marty and Salo for leadership so we're good on both. Lee wasn't the only one struggling on D, Brewer like you said needs to go and Carle needs to step up his game. If we trade Brewer that's a top 4 spot we need to fill so Purcell for that would be ideal.

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03-23-2013, 12:11 PM
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Come on Hose are you telling me we have enough size and grit ? With MSL 89 and Johnson, you better have a lot of sandpaper from your other forwards. I also don't think Purcell would bring in a trade as much as people think he would.

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03-23-2013, 12:13 PM
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With the numbers of young guys on the team we could use the leadership of a guy like Morrow. You would be taking a chance on him walking as a UFA though. If that's the case the deal is Purcell for Cole, and I would much prefer his size and agreesiveness over Purcells skill, we have plenty of skill. The contracts are much the same and we get the grit we need. Somehow I think Yzerman could get Morrow to sign an extension. As far as defense go sorry Hose but most of our problems were solved with Lee gone., now if they can just get rid of Brewer.
Why do we need Morrow when we have Marty, Vinny, Bugsy, Salo etc etc as our vet presence.

This team finally needs to go through a youth movement IMO.

One addition I would like to see however is the addition of a player like Downie/Bergenheim.

In hindsight I wish we had never let Thor go, I know he is overpaid at $2.75 million a year, but I personally would prefer that (hell he may have even taken a slight discount to stay in Tampa) versus Eric 'plays like flaming garbage' Brewer at $3.75 million a year.

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03-23-2013, 12:14 PM
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Come on Hose are you telling me we have enough size and grit ? With MSL 89 and Johnson, you better have a lot of sandpaper from your other forwards. I also don't think Purcell would bring in a trade as much as people think he would.
We don't have enough size and grit, but you don't change that by altering the make-up of our top 6. You change the checkers around, players with grit and a scoring touch are rare and expensive as hell. Gritty bottom 6ers much less so.

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. As far as defense go sorry Hose but most of our problems were solved with Lee gone., now if they can just get rid of Brewer.
I disagree, did you watch the Leafs game?

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We gonna' be buyers (for next season?) or sellers?

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We gonna' be buyers (for next season?) or sellers?
Dont see Tampa Bay as buyers since there not going to make the playoffs once again this year.

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03-23-2013, 06:54 PM
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Scouts from three NHL Eastern Conference teams are at the Avs-Stars tonight and they are...

The Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators.
https://twitter.com/adater/status/315611760524664832

Not the first time we've been one of only a few teams attending an Avs game recently.

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Can Eric Brewer play the right side? How he looks nowadays and what is the price for him?

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He does play the right side. Doesn't have a ton of value.

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03-23-2013, 08:23 PM
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@BoltProspects: RT @Buccigross: "@JamesHanke: @Buccigross Dan DeKeyser...wouldn't he have to clear waivers?"--No. Free Agent. Wasn't drafted. Late bloomer. $$ on Detroit/TB

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Can Eric Brewer play the right side? How he looks nowadays and what is the price for him?
You can take him if you agree to take Matt Carle. Throw in a 4th round pick if you want.

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Not the first time we've been one of only a few teams attending an Avs game recently.
So are we scouting for us or the Red Wings? If we're essentially out of it, I guess any player playing tonight on the Avs roster can be dealt.....narrow it down and pick a french name...JS Giguere. Gives us an experienced backup to Lindback next year for only $1.5M.

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03-23-2013, 10:35 PM
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So are we scouting for us or the Red Wings? If we're essentially out of it, I guess any player playing tonight on the Avs roster can be dealt.....narrow it down and pick a french name...JS Giguere. Gives us an experienced backup to Lindback next year for only $1.5M.
Nope. Garon will be resigned. Yzerman already stated as much.

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Nope. Garon will be resigned. Yzerman already stated as much.
Hmmm...haven't heard that. Lindback & Garon....again.

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Nope. Garon will be resigned. Yzerman already stated as much.
Just because a couple of two bit PBP guys speculate or even say Yzermam said something to THEM, and NO ONE else, doesn't mean it's true.

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03-24-2013, 12:15 AM
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Nope. Garon will be resigned. Yzerman already stated as much.
Yzerman said that he plans on resigning Garon. If he finds a better option, he will obviously go that route.

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Can Eric Brewer play the right side? How he looks nowadays and what is the price for him?
He can play either side, value isn't great though so a conditional pick(3rd if your team makes it past the first round, 4th if not or misses the playoffs) would be good in my opinion.

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Still say we need a better mix of veteran leadership to help the kids. I think that sometimes we put too much emphasis on who the coach is, and not enough on the on ice leadership on the team. Cooper has great leadership in Syracuse, in Tampa Bay not so much. This is the difference on the two teams.

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