BringBack19

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  1. BringBack19

    2/28 GDT - Red Wings at Blackhawks - 7:00 PM EST

    Svechnikov needs to be a healthy scratch or sent back to the minors because the NHL isn’t a place to learn... /S
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    ChrisReevesLegs

    Notice the “winky face thing”? It was sarcasm. We disagree on Zadina but agree on Larkin, and that’s ok.
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    ChrisReevesLegs

    I kinda like him and appreciate him even though he can be abrasive. He seems to be quite intelligent and I don’t really view him as a troll. He does go after bad takes, except Mackels , moral of that story is don’t make dumb posts. I always liked him, and I thought he brought an entertaining style to this board as it has gotten quite dull through the last few years. It has become the same two to three takes regurgitated, regardless of topic. Don’t get me started with how the site isn’t operational 50% of the time, and 45% of the time we’re being hacked by Russian bots. Let’s at least go back to the “Russian foreign exchange wife” advertisements. At least those are entertaining since the product on the ice is not. However, one of the mods said he was using homophobic language. So there’s that. I never saw it, but I have no reason to believe it wasn’t true. After that ban, it spiraled out of control for a while with his screen names changing by the hour. Which was entertaining to say the least, since a couple new comers got accused that they were CRL. How is it over at HF boards?
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    World juniors tournament

    Raymond to Soderblom with a nice finish in close...
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    World juniors tournament

    Soderblom and Johansson are better than I expected. Broberg looks good but Seider is better. Broberg had a couple defensive awareness lapses, but offensively looks like a plus player for Edmonton in a few years.
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    2020 Offseason

    You’re 100% correct, that is not how arbitration’s work. You present the facts and evidence to support your decision, and give a narrative to support your position. The red wings wouldn’t even directly address Bertuzzi due to testimony/cross examination not being necessary in a contractual dispute. Disciplinary case hearings are when arbitration’s get more exciting, and in person testimony/cross examination would take place.
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    2020 Free Agency

    Well if you’re interested in mediation I’ll do it pro bono...
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    2020 Free Agency

    I actually don’t mind him, he is quite entertaining. Especially when he is serious he has good hockey takes. I just don’t understand the daily change of names.
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    My wife is threatening me with divorce.

    Alimony is a b**ch but strange is worth the price...
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    2020 Free Agency

    Someone should start a poll guessing what CRL’s name will be tomorrow...
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    2020 Draft Thread

    On #4; anyone with a brain understands that Ottawa & Anaheim were going to take the best D available at 5&6. New Jersey doesn’t need a 1/2 playmaking center, they have that in spades. They need a pure goal scorer. Buffalo is gonna Buffalo. As such, they take the most overrated player in the draft. This isn’t the normal over hyping (Tippett) by the forum. If they didn’t go at 4 it’s not a surprise they would be picked anywhere between 8 & 12. The mistake was drafting Perfetti before Lundell.
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    2020 Draft Thoughts - Forwards.

    The organization is really high on Veleno and they think he will be a good 2C. They seem content with Larkin as a 1C, which he might be with a guy like Raymond on his wing. When Mantha is healthy he looks the part (don’t have the analytics). When Mo isn’t in the lineup, and Blash is blending lines like margaritas then Larks does not appear to be 1C caliber. I could see a Zadina or Mantha trade this year to either get a good young center prospect or an extra 1st round pick in 2021.
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    2020 Draft Thread

    Or Gunler et al is the next best prospect on their list.... wait how the f**k did I fall into a CRL troll job???
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    2020 Draft Thread

    I’m very happy with Raymond being the pick. Everyone needs to quit trying to believe there is some conspiracy. If you listen to Steve’s press conference they had their BPA order set and the scouting team was on board with the pick. Drapers loyalty is to Detroit first, and every other business venture second. I find it far more believable that Raymond was second on their board all along behind Lafreniere which was also rumored. If Draper is pouting about the pick (which he isn’t) we will know soon enough. He will be shipped out and end up with Holland within a couple weeks. Other thoughts on the first round, Lundell is a steal at 12. Also, Quinn being drafted before Rossi Is a head scratcher. Quinn would have been a borderline 1st round talent if Rossi wasn’t driving the play for him the last couple years. That pick will look foolish in a few years. I’m not surprised Rossi/Perfetti fell if they weren’t selected at 4. Ottawa and Anaheim needed to take a high end defender, and New Jersey needed a pure goal scorer since they have two top 6 playmaking centers.
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    2020 Draft Thread

    I never said he wasn’t. If our scouts/Yzerman think he is a future Kucherov type, and Rossi is a 2c then for sure BPA. If talent between the guys is close then positioning should be important. Adding a very good second line center, ala Larkin, is astronomically more important then adding another Mantha/Zadina type.