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04-02-2013, 07:01 PM
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People here were freaking out when Nigel Williams was traded.
Thats one of the top threads ever. Man were people pissed.

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So Avs get rid of a guy apparently not liked by Sacco and Stars get rid of a guy not liked by the Stars head coach. Seems like both players needed a change of scenery.

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I'm not sure what you're saying...because when I just go to "hfboards.com" I get to see all of the Forums and Sub Forums for the teams.

So if he sees the "Colorado Avalanche" forum and sees that a thread was created here, why would he assume that we were talking about the Vancouver Gaunce?

If he's referring to the MAIN Trade Forum, well we have no control over that.

So I'm a bit confused
Yeah like he said I meant the home page for hfboards which shows all 30 teams, and shows a single thread per each division. But NBD. And thanks.

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Thats one of the top threads ever. Man were people pissed.
This is true.

LOL.

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You see the last thread that was posted in within the NW Division. But you don't know if it's on the Avs board, the Nucks board, or any other NW board.
OH!! Now I get it....yeah, I could see where that might cause a wee-bit-o confusion!

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Quinn has seen both Gaunce and Vincour play quite a bit. Wonder if Avs involved him in the process here.

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Kobasew's replacement.

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I like this. Gaunce gets a chance to play and I like vincours size and grit.

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04-02-2013, 07:09 PM
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Little interesting tidbit here, with Gaunce gone, Olver is the only player we have left from the 2008 draft.

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Little interesting tidbit here, with Gaunce gone, Olver is the only player we have left from the 2008 draft.
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04-02-2013, 07:14 PM
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Attempted this move on NHL13, Dallas wouldn't even do the deal with a 2nd added, EA really needs to fix the trading in the game

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Well okay. That's a good start. Lets knock out a few more.

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04-02-2013, 07:23 PM
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Gaunce is much better than our organization perceived him to be. He was regularly stuck behind inferior defensemen in every aspect of the game. His defensive game has improved considerably and while plus/minus isn't the greatest statistic, it is indicative when the guy finishes a season +21 and the next closest D is a +3. He is defensively sound, solid first pass, can skate and is just a good two-way defenseman. Always liked him since he captained the Majors here, really hope he gets a shot in Big D.
Gaunce sucks at being dman on pro level.

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Gaunce sucks at being dman on pro level.
I don't know about that, I've got a feeling he'll be a regular soon enough. I'm not saying top 4 necessarily but at least he'll get a shot at a bottom pairing.

This kinda seems similar to the Boychuk deal. Both guys were better than a lot of the crap that got regular minutes for the AVs but for whatever reason the team just signs vets instead of promoting defensive/physical D from inside the organization. They bring up the puck movers but not the stay at home guys.

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I don't know about that, I've got a feeling he'll be a regular soon enough. I'm not saying top 4 necessarily but at least he'll get a shot at a bottom pairing.

This kinda seems similar to the Boychuk deal. Both guys were better than a lot of the crap that got regular minutes for the AVs but for whatever reason the team just signs vets instead of promoting defensive/physical D from inside the organization. They bring up the puck movers but not the stay at home guys.
Could be similar to the Nigel Williams deal as well. We will see in a couple seasons. At worst I think we traded a bottom pairing guy for a AHL player. At best we got a bottom 6 player for a AHL defensemen. Either way there isn't a huge risk.

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I don't know about that, I've got a feeling he'll be a regular soon enough. I'm not saying top 4 necessarily but at least he'll get a shot at a bottom pairing.

This kinda seems similar to the Boychuk deal. Both guys were better than a lot of the crap that got regular minutes for the AVs but for whatever reason the team just signs vets instead of promoting defensive/physical D from inside the organization. They bring up the puck movers but not the stay at home guys.
Reminded me of the Boychuk deal too. I can see some team, be it the Stars or not, that gives him the time in the AHL and brings him up in a small role, then he'll just be a main stay before anyone knows it.

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I like this trade. I didn't have much hope for Gaunce to amount to more than our gaggle of #5-6 defensemen.

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Hope vincour plays with ROR and lando instead of mcleod

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Just got off plane to learn Avs trade Cameron Gaunce to Dallas for Tomas Vincour
Of course.

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So Avs get rid of a guy apparently not liked by Sacco and Stars get rid of a guy not liked by the Stars head coach. Seems like both players needed a change of scenery.
I think there's that and also the fact that Gaunce would need to battle with Barrie, Elliott and Siemens for a spot in a lineup that already has EJ and Hejda along with decent bottom pairing guys like Wilson and O'Brien. Just no room for him.

As far as depth on RW, who do we have? Luke Walker? Garrett Meurs? We're pretty thin on the right side for a team expected to part with Kobasew, perhaps maybe even David Jones and will likely have Hejuk retiring as well.

Gaunce may end up as a bottom pairing d-man in Dallas but he'll certainly need to improve his foot speed.

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Of course.
Lol...that's just so Dater!! Was the Wifi not working on the plane or was it because of his ancient rotary cellphone?

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Of course.

@adater: Gaunce a character kid, just needs chance. Tough to break into Avs' high powered D

Why does every one of his tweets have to be snarky? Obviously he wasn't good enough to break into our "high powered d". Really wish someone else covered the Avs.

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@adater: Gaunce a character kid, just needs chance. Tough to break into Avs' high powered D

Why does every one of his tweets have to be snarky? Obviously he wasn't good enough to break into our "high powered d". Really wish someone else covered the Avs.
Every damn time.
He's just a negative Nancy.

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I wouldn't call this exciting trade deadline. I was expecting more action.

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@adater: Gaunce a character kid, just needs chance. Tough to break into Avs' high powered D

Why does every one of his tweets have to be snarky? Obviously he wasn't good enough to break into our "high powered d". Really wish someone else covered the Avs.
I personally got a chuckle. It's was avs and high powered d. Most preposterous Oxy moron ever.

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