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#21 Rivalred



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Posted 24 May 2009 - 06:11 PM

What was BC's +/- rating for today's game?

We all know a negative score in golf means your having a good game...
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Posted 24 May 2009 - 06:12 PM

I'll give him the current hypocritical award from game 3 and the biggest brainfart award from game 2.

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 06:13 PM

Hey Brian Campbell... don't sweat it, man! Keep up the good work!

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 06:13 PM

Campbell's -3 was probably Kronwall's fault for being too gutless.

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 06:14 PM

QUOTE (TCbrizz @ May 24, 2009 - 05:01PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Holy cow...I had no idea he was on the hook for THAT much. He is a horrible defenseman....and I couldn't be happier to be facing him in the WCF...any way he can get traded to Pitt next week? wink.gif

They're on the hook for his $7.14 million until the end of 2015-16. And Huet gets $5.625 million for three more years.

On the other hand, starting on Thursday, they can play Chelsea Dagger on s***ty ghetto blasters all summer long for free, to remember the good days this spring when they could beat an NHL team for four games.

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 06:15 PM

QUOTE (Rivalred @ May 24, 2009 - 05:11PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What was BC's +/- rating for today's game?

We all know a negative score in golf means your having a good game...

A team worst -3 laugh.gif

How's that for yapping your big mouth about dirty hits (pot calling the kettle black).

And the Hawks are stuck with him for years - noone else will be stupid enough to trade for that contract.
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Posted 24 May 2009 - 06:17 PM

He's almost as overrated as Mike Green.
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Posted 24 May 2009 - 06:17 PM

Gutless wonder, that's Campbell. He's been good for the Wings, though, tripping over his own loose lips. Keep up the good work. thumbup.gif



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Posted 24 May 2009 - 06:20 PM

He's probably the biggest defensive liability for a big name big salary player since Coffey. I've said since everyone went nuts last year when he was available at the deadline, I think he's tied with Phaneuf for being the most overrated player in the NHL. I'm highly amused at the fear other teams are supposed to have facing either of them.

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 06:43 PM

Campbell fails in the on-ice game and the game between the games (i.e. giving the Wings something to feed on). Gotta love it.

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 08:16 PM

I don't know why but when they showed his hit on Umberger and talked about it today , it was funny as hell.

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 08:23 PM

I'm so glad Chicago payed Campbell as much as they did instead of using that money on more effective players.

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 01:45 PM

Hip Hip Soupy! Thanks for all your hard work!

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 01:59 PM

QUOTE (mjlegend @ May 24, 2009 - 07:14PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They're on the hook for his $7.14 million until the end of 2015-16. And Huet gets $5.625 million for three more years.

Money well wasted.

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 03:28 PM

Campbell has been awful - I still think he is a better player than what we've seen in this series but definitely not worth more than 4-5M a year.

Chicago has about 20 million in cap space next year with Havlat, Pahlsson and Walker as UFA's. Bolland, Brouwer, Eager, Vertseeg and Fraser are all RFA's.

They are going to have a hard time signing any veterans to anything more than 1 year deals because Kane, Toews and Ladd are going to be RFA's the following season.

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Posted 25 May 2009 - 06:27 PM

i dk what there gonna do when kane and toews are up for new contracts
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