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[COL] Colorado signs Andre Benoit (1 year/900k)

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07-05-2013, 01:03 PM
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Avalanches improving that Dcore
The other option the Avs have is to overpay for someone who isn't worth the money. The defensive players in this UFA crop are very weak.

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07-05-2013, 01:13 PM
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Good signing. Benoit is an NHL caliber d-man. Cheap, can skate, good hockey smarts. Can play second PP. veteran guy, even with short NHL career. Good pro to help out younger guys in Colorado.

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07-05-2013, 01:29 PM
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Benoit is a very good defencemen with offencive upside who flew under the radar in Ottawa. MacLean quoted saying he was the most consistent of all the Sens d-men that Ottawa carried. I think this is a good deal for Colorado. Not a franchise defenceman but he can help out the team.

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Has to be an updrade from Zanin and Hunwick IMO

Although i hope its now our only move

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Avs fans pissed about this need to take a reality check. Depth signing... sounds better than Hunwick, O'Brien, O'Byrne and Zanon... so him being a 6th/7th guy that's cheap enough to sit in the pressbox without coach/gm feeling like they have to play him.

I like it. Not expecting a whole lot today for the Avs regardless. A guy like White or Hainsey would be nice, but could be a contract everyone hates in a years time.

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Some inconsistency here:

"Columbus also signed veteran defenceman Andre Benoit to a one-year $900,000 deal."

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=426996

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Avs fans pissed about this need to take a reality check. Depth signing... sounds better than Hunwick, O'Brien, O'Byrne and Zanon... so him being a 6th/7th guy that's cheap enough to sit in the pressbox without coach/gm feeling like they have to play him.

I like it. Not expecting a whole lot today for the Avs regardless. A guy like White or Hainsey would be nice, but could be a contract everyone hates in a years time.
I really wanted Clarkson for 5+ over seven years. That would've been great.

Clarkson will make in one year what Guy Lafleur made in his entire career.

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Some inconsistency here:

"Columbus also signed veteran defenceman Andre Benoit to a one-year $900,000 deal."

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=426996
It's the COL. It screws with TSN and ESPN all the time - Avs have sent out a tweet

https://twitter.com/Avalanche/status...11135052349440

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Some inconsistency here:

"Columbus also signed veteran defenceman Andre Benoit to a one-year $900,000 deal."

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=426996
My guess is that COLorado and COLumbus beginning with the same three letters threw someone off.

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Looks like Colorado doesn't want to overpay and get stuck in a long term deal. Which seems to be what most teams are doing this free agent day.

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it would be pretty funny if this is the carkner thing all over again.


either way, bye bye benny.

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other sens fans hit the nail on the head for his scouting report.
smart, fast, hard working. won't hurt you in your end, very willing to block shots, pretty good at reading the play. he can move the puck out well. doesn't bring much offensively besides a good breakout pass. decent shot and vision i guess, but nothing too special in that department. solid bottom pairing d-man.

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Well if he actually did sign with the Avs I like it. Always a good sign when the other teams fans only have good things to say about the player.

Either he'll be paired with Wilson, or fill in with the inevitable Wilson injury.

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