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#21 Travis

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 01:48 PM

I think we can agree that we'll be seeing Ritola and Kindl next year, correct?

If Hudler comes back, I imagine we lose Bertuzzi and Williams and Lebda will probably be let go regardless. So I say we're looking at:

Holmstrom / Datsyuk / Franzen
Filppula / Zetterberg / Hudler
Abdelkader / Draper / Cleary
Miller / Abdelkader / Eaves
Ritola

Lidstrom / Rafalski
Stuart / Kronwall
Lilja / Ericsson
Kindl

Howard
Osgood

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 04:29 PM

I think we can agree that we'll be seeing Ritola and Kindl next year, correct?

If Hudler comes back, I imagine we lose Bertuzzi and Williams and Lebda will probably be let go regardless. So I say we're looking at:

Holmstrom / Datsyuk / Franzen
Filppula / Zetterberg / Hudler
Abdelkader / Draper / Cleary
Miller / Abdelkader / Eaves
Ritola

Lidstrom / Rafalski
Stuart / Kronwall
Lilja / Ericsson
Kindl

Howard
Osgood

I dont want Hudler back here.I'd rather see Detroit go after Colby Armstrong.
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Posted 16 April 2010 - 04:32 PM

if hudler comes back and lids stays.Bertuzzi has had a good year with the Wings through all the injuries and mixing of lines all season, i think we resign him put him on the 3rd line and have Ritola subbing in and out the line-up thoughout the season, and for Miller i like him but Eaves is worth more in my opinion better PK and ill take Berts 44pts over Millers 19pts. I think if we had this line up next season we should be alright.

Franzen-Datsyuk-Holmstrom
Zetterberg-Filppula-Hudler
Cleary-Abdelkader-Bertuzzi
Eaves-Helm-Draper
Ritola

Lidstrom-Rafalski
Kronwall-Stuart
Lilja-Kindl
Meech

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 04:37 PM

if hudler comes back and lids stays.Bertuzzi has had a good year with the Wings through all the injuries and mixing of lines all season, i think we resign him put him on the 3rd line and have Ritola subbing in and out the line-up thoughout the season, and for Miller i like him but Eaves is worth more in my opinion better PK and ill take Berts 44pts over Millers 19pts. I think if we had this line up next season we should be alright.

Franzen-Datsyuk-Holmstrom
Zetterberg-Filppula-Hudler
Cleary-Abdelkader-Bertuzzi
Eaves-Helm-Draper
Ritola

Lidstrom-Rafalski
Kronwall-Stuart
Lilja-Kindl
Meech

Bertuzzi's had his share of hot and cold streaks.I say release Bertuzzi and trade Hudler's rights to New Jersey for David Clarkson and sign Colby Armstrong.

Franzen-Datsyuk-Holmstrom
Zetterberg-Filppula-Armstrong
Cleary-Abdelkader-Clarkson
Miller-Helm-Eaves
Draper/Ritola
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Posted 16 April 2010 - 06:28 PM

1) Assuming the reports of a $57.7m cap are true
2) Assuming Jiri Hudler returns to the Wings

Then we are looking at a Wings roster starting from a base of seven forwards, five defensemen, and two goaltenders with a combined cap hit of $43,662,876 which means the team needs to sign six more forwards and two more defensemen, plus perhaps one additional skater, and has $14,037,124 in cap space to do it with.

Free agent skaters from this year's roster:

Forwards:
RFA: Abdelkader, Eaves, Helm, Miller, Ritola
UFA: Bertuzzi, Holmstrom, Maltby, May, Williams

Defense:
RFA: Meech
UFA: Janik, Lebda, Lidstrom, Lilja

Likely, the Wings will sign six forwards and three defensemen, and leave the 23rd roster slot empty.

So the situation is, who do you add to the roster?

F: Datsyuk, Zetterberg, Franzen, Filppula, Hudler, Cleary, Draper.
D: Rafalski, Stuart, Kronwall, Ericsson, Kindl
G: Osgood, Howard

The Wings need some bottom-six forwards. They also need to re-sign Lidstrom, or sign another top-pairing defenseman to replace him.
We'll go with a couple of reasonable assumptions here.
1) Older players with a history of injury who have accomplished major goals and suffered major injury recently often end up retiring.
2) The Wings have recently been looking towards getting younger, while retaining a focus on home-grown players as much as possible.
3) The Wings' playing style focuses on two-way play and puck possession, but with an added element of grit and physicality that is often overlooked because their star players are not as gritty as their support players.

So; We'll say that Maltby and Lilja are likely to retire. Holmstrom and Bertuzzi both are possibilities for retirement as well. The Wings will likely re-sign forwards Abdelkader, Eaves, Helm, and Miller, and will probably keep one of Homer or Bert, most likely Homer. Overall, expect a total of $5.5m-$6m spent on these forwards. On defense, Lidstrom is likely to return, and the Wings are unlikely to place either Ericsson or Kindl in a 7th defenseman role; it is more likely they will shake up the defensive pairings and we see less of Lids/Raffi and Kronner/Stuart with Ericsson and Kindl slipping in on shifts with skilled vets. Meech is the most likely defenseman to be signed for the 7th defenseman role, as he has proven effective when called upon, and the Wings are unlikely to sign a defenseman who makes more than Kindl or Ericsson specifically for the 7th defenseman role when for peanuts they can retain a young, home-grown defenseman like Meech who is developing well into a solid all-around defenseman.

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 06:44 PM

1) Assuming the reports of a $57.7m cap are true
2) Assuming Jiri Hudler returns to the Wings

Then we are looking at a Wings roster starting from a base of seven forwards, five defensemen, and two goaltenders with a combined cap hit of $43,662,876 which means the team needs to sign six more forwards and two more defensemen, plus perhaps one additional skater, and has $14,037,124 in cap space to do it with.

Free agent skaters from this year's roster:

Forwards:
RFA: Abdelkader, Eaves, Helm, Miller, Ritola
UFA: Bertuzzi, Holmstrom, Maltby, May, Williams

Defense:
RFA: Meech
UFA: Janik, Lebda, Lidstrom, Lilja

Likely, the Wings will sign six forwards and three defensemen, and leave the 23rd roster slot empty.

So the situation is, who do you add to the roster?

F: Datsyuk, Zetterberg, Franzen, Filppula, Hudler, Cleary, Draper.
D: Rafalski, Stuart, Kronwall, Ericsson, Kindl
G: Osgood, Howard

The Wings need some bottom-six forwards. They also need to re-sign Lidstrom, or sign another top-pairing defenseman to replace him.
We'll go with a couple of reasonable assumptions here.
1) Older players with a history of injury who have accomplished major goals and suffered major injury recently often end up retiring.
2) The Wings have recently been looking towards getting younger, while retaining a focus on home-grown players as much as possible.
3) The Wings' playing style focuses on two-way play and puck possession, but with an added element of grit and physicality that is often overlooked because their star players are not as gritty as their support players.

So; We'll say that Maltby and Lilja are likely to retire. Holmstrom and Bertuzzi both are possibilities for retirement as well. The Wings will likely re-sign forwards Abdelkader, Eaves, Helm, and Miller, and will probably keep one of Homer or Bert, most likely Homer. Overall, expect a total of $5.5m-$6m spent on these forwards. On defense, Lidstrom is likely to return, and the Wings are unlikely to place either Ericsson or Kindl in a 7th defenseman role; it is more likely they will shake up the defensive pairings and we see less of Lids/Raffi and Kronner/Stuart with Ericsson and Kindl slipping in on shifts with skilled vets. Meech is the most likely defenseman to be signed for the 7th defenseman role, as he has proven effective when called upon, and the Wings are unlikely to sign a defenseman who makes more than Kindl or Ericsson specifically for the 7th defenseman role when for peanuts they can retain a young, home-grown defenseman like Meech who is developing well into a solid all-around defenseman.

As far as the defense situation goes,let Lebda and Meech go and bring up Kindl and re-sign Janik.
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Posted 17 April 2010 - 10:04 AM

I like Cleary but he's overpaid for 3rd line winger...
Trade Hudler - there is no roster space for him on 2 top lines...

As far as the defense situation goes,let Lebda and Meech go and bring up Kindl and re-sign Janik.



Bring up Kindl and sign Carkner or Erskine as 7th def...

Lids - Rafalski
Kronwall - Stuart
Ericsson - Kindl

Carkner/Erskine



If Lids is gone - trade for Kaberle and sign Corvo or Kubina

Kaberle - Rafalski
Corvo/Kubina - Kronwall
Stuart - Ericsson/Kindl
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Posted 17 April 2010 - 04:25 PM

1) Assuming the reports of a $57.7m cap are true
2) Assuming Jiri Hudler returns to the Wings

Then we are looking at a Wings roster starting from a base of seven forwards, five defensemen, and two goaltenders with a combined cap hit of $43,662,876 which means the team needs to sign six more forwards and two more defensemen, plus perhaps one additional skater, and has $14,037,124 in cap space to do it with.

Free agent skaters from this year's roster:

Forwards:
RFA: Abdelkader, Eaves, Helm, Miller, Ritola
UFA: Bertuzzi, Holmstrom, Maltby, May, Williams

Defense:
RFA: Meech
UFA: Janik, Lebda, Lidstrom, Lilja

Likely, the Wings will sign six forwards and three defensemen, and leave the 23rd roster slot empty.

So the situation is, who do you add to the roster?

F: Datsyuk, Zetterberg, Franzen, Filppula, Hudler, Cleary, Draper.
D: Rafalski, Stuart, Kronwall, Ericsson, Kindl
G: Osgood, Howard

The Wings need some bottom-six forwards. They also need to re-sign Lidstrom, or sign another top-pairing defenseman to replace him.
We'll go with a couple of reasonable assumptions here.
1) Older players with a history of injury who have accomplished major goals and suffered major injury recently often end up retiring.
2) The Wings have recently been looking towards getting younger, while retaining a focus on home-grown players as much as possible.
3) The Wings' playing style focuses on two-way play and puck possession, but with an added element of grit and physicality that is often overlooked because their star players are not as gritty as their support players.

So; We'll say that Maltby and Lilja are likely to retire. Holmstrom and Bertuzzi both are possibilities for retirement as well. The Wings will likely re-sign forwards Abdelkader, Eaves, Helm, and Miller, and will probably keep one of Homer or Bert, most likely Homer. Overall, expect a total of $5.5m-$6m spent on these forwards. On defense, Lidstrom is likely to return, and the Wings are unlikely to place either Ericsson or Kindl in a 7th defenseman role; it is more likely they will shake up the defensive pairings and we see less of Lids/Raffi and Kronner/Stuart with Ericsson and Kindl slipping in on shifts with skilled vets. Meech is the most likely defenseman to be signed for the 7th defenseman role, as he has proven effective when called upon, and the Wings are unlikely to sign a defenseman who makes more than Kindl or Ericsson specifically for the 7th defenseman role when for peanuts they can retain a young, home-grown defenseman like Meech who is developing well into a solid all-around defenseman.



Uhh..... Lilja is 34 (not retiring). Holmstrom is 37, but has already stated he'd like to return and more than likely will, he's had another strong season. Bertuzzi is 35 (again, not retiring). If Bert will take 1.5 mil again, I wouldn't be suprised if we re-sign him. he's a strong player who can play 2nd line or 3rd line and that's just smart depth, plus his defensive play has picked up and he hasn't taken as many boneheaded penalties so he's become a stronger player with this team.

This is the way I envision it, with minimal changes to the roster from this past season:

Franzen - Datsyuk - Holmstrom (13 mil)
Filppula - Zetterberg - Hudler (11.9 mil)
Cleary - Helm - Eaves (4.8 mil)
Miller - Abdelkader - Draper (3.1 mil)
13th forward swapping out with Draper: Barch, Nichol, Mair (Basically someone who is versatile and possibly physical - ala Brad May) (.600)

Lidstrom - Rafalski (10 mil)
Stuart - Kronwall (6.8 mil)
Lilja - Ericsson (2.2 mil)
Meech or Kindl (I can see us possibly trading Kindl since he hasn't exactly lived up to expectations in GR) (.600)

Howard
Osgood (My thoughts is we'll let his contract run out, but he has been a positive influence on Howard and mentoring him very well, so I say keep him around at least until after next season)
(2.2 mil)


Grand Total: $55.2 Million Dollars

I'm sure I'm way off, but this would be a solid (healthy) roster and we would be in the race again next season. There are a few variables, I figured Lidstrom would resign for $4 mil just like Yzerman took less his last couple of years in order to help the team out. These figures don't include Bertuzzi, however I feel they'll try and fit him in somehow, just not sure if that means they'll let Miller or Eaves go... but I hope not. I could see Miller being expendable, but his PK has been outstanding, could be solid since Maltby is gone now and Draper is next up. Still wish we could add an outright scoring machine much like Hossa or Kovalchuk, but not likely to ever happen.

I like Cleary but he's overpaid for 3rd line winger...
Trade Hudler - there is no roster space for him on 2 top lines...




Bring up Kindl and sign Carkner or Erskine as 7th def...

Lids - Rafalski
Kronwall - Stuart
Ericsson - Kindl

Carkner/Erskine



If Lids is gone - trade for Kaberle and sign Corvo or Kubina

Kaberle - Rafalski
Corvo/Kubina - Kronwall
Stuart - Ericsson/Kindl



As much as I like Kaberle, he is not known to be very strong on the defensive side of the game... Not who i'd like to see replace Lidstrom's role. Although that's going to be a very big pair of skates to fill.

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Posted 17 April 2010 - 11:54 PM

I like Cleary but he's overpaid for 3rd line winger...
Trade Hudler - there is no roster space for him on 2 top lines...


Most of the rosters being posted have Hudler on the first or second line.
To post lines from my roster earlier:

Cleary/Datsyuk/Holmstrom
Franzen/Zetterberg/Hudler
Miller/Filppula/Abdelkader
Draper/Helm/Eaves
Ritola

Lidstrom/Rafalski
Kronwall/Ericsson
Kindl/Stuart
Meech

Howard
Osgood


Bring up Kindl and sign Carkner or Erskine as 7th def...

Lids - Rafalski
Kronwall - Stuart
Ericsson - Kindl

Carkner/Erskine


So spend more than $1m on a guy who will probably play 20-30 games? Intelligent use of the cap
.

If Lids is gone - trade for Kaberle and sign Corvo or Kubina

Kaberle - Rafalski
Corvo/Kubina - Kronwall
Stuart - Ericsson/Kindl


Trading for Kaberle makes sense; the question is, what do we give up?
They might take a 1st pick plus a prospect or two like McGrath or Oulahen. But at that point, you don't have the money or space to ALSO sign Corvo/Kubina. The 5/6/7 will be Ericsson/Kindl and one of Meech or Lilja. The only two questions are whether Lids returns, and whether Meech or Lilja is back. It's even possible that the Wings decide that, if Lids retires, to go with Kronwall/Rafalski/Stuart/Lilja/Ericsson/Kindl/Meech as the defensive corps.

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 12:21 AM

I like Cleary but he's overpaid for 3rd line winger...
Trade Hudler - there is no roster space for him on 2 top lines...




Bring up Kindl and sign Carkner or Erskine as 7th def...

Lids - Rafalski
Kronwall - Stuart
Ericsson - Kindl

Carkner/Erskine



If Lids is gone - trade for Kaberle and sign Corvo or Kubina

Kaberle - Rafalski
Corvo/Kubina - Kronwall
Stuart - Ericsson/Kindl

I'd love to see Carkner or Erskine here.Shane O'Brien would be nice too.I don't think Kindl will be a definite 6th spot pairing with Ericsson.Signing a defensive defensemen with some experience makes sense.The list goes on and on as far as possible shut down defensemen we could bring in for cheap.Lidstrom will be back next year the way i see it.
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Posted 18 April 2010 - 08:46 AM

Most of the rosters being posted have Hudler on the first or second line.
To post lines from my roster earlier:

Cleary/Datsyuk/Holmstrom
Franzen/Zetterberg/Hudler
Miller/Filppula/Abdelkader
Draper/Helm/Eaves
Ritola

Lidstrom/Rafalski
Kronwall/Ericsson
Kindl/Stuart
Meech

Howard
Osgood




So spend more than $1m on a guy who will probably play 20-30 games? Intelligent use of the cap
.



Trading for Kaberle makes sense; the question is, what do we give up?
They might take a 1st pick plus a prospect or two like McGrath or Oulahen. But at that point, you don't have the money or space to ALSO sign Corvo/Kubina. The 5/6/7 will be Ericsson/Kindl and one of Meech or Lilja. The only two questions are whether Lids returns, and whether Meech or Lilja is back. It's even possible that the Wings decide that, if Lids retires, to go with Kronwall/Rafalski/Stuart/Lilja/Ericsson/Kindl/Meech as the defensive corps.



Why would you break up
Franzen - Dats - Homer or
Bert - Flip - Zetterberg ???

Let's not forget that Cleary started season on 1st line - and finished on the 3rd line. He very good 3rd liner but let's be honest here, Cleary on the 1st line is CRAZY.

Flip is 2nd line player and let keep him on 2nd line - more he play, better he plays. Hudler is nice player but is the last thing we need right now - another small/soft skilled player, it should be NO THANKS.

Abdelkader is not winger and he CAN'T play as a winger - he need/play as CENTER - keep that in your mind.

Ericsson top 4 def - not sure about that one either.

Erskine is $1.25M / Carkner is $.5M - You need to replace Lilja (he will never be the same) by one of them or someone similar...


Trading for Kaberle - well I would trade Hudler and maybe a prospect for Kaberle (IF LIDS IS GONE). Going after Corvo or Kubina it's NEED - we have only 1 RH Def. It provides you better option than keeping Williams at the point - something that most of posters also wanted.



EDIT: Good luck with your 2nd PP unit...

Edited by Dominator2005, 18 April 2010 - 08:49 AM.

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 08:54 AM

Most of the rosters being posted have Hudler on the first or second line.
To post lines from my roster earlier:

Cleary/Datsyuk/Holmstrom
Franzen/Zetterberg/Hudler
Miller/Filppula/Abdelkader
Draper/Helm/Eaves
Ritola

Lidstrom/Rafalski
Kronwall/Ericsson
Kindl/Stuart
Meech

Howard
Osgood




So spend more than $1m on a guy who will probably play 20-30 games? Intelligent use of the cap
.



Trading for Kaberle makes sense; the question is, what do we give up?
They might take a 1st pick plus a prospect or two like McGrath or Oulahen. But at that point, you don't have the money or space to ALSO sign Corvo/Kubina. The 5/6/7 will be Ericsson/Kindl and one of Meech or Lilja. The only two questions are whether Lids returns, and whether Meech or Lilja is back. It's even possible that the Wings decide that, if Lids retires, to go with Kronwall/Rafalski/Stuart/Lilja/Ericsson/Kindl/Meech as the defensive corps.



Lidstrom $7,450,000 (2009/2010)

Kaberle $4,250,000 (2009/2010)
Corvo $2,750,000 (2009/2010)
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Posted 18 April 2010 - 10:07 AM

Why would you break up
Franzen - Dats - Homer or
Bert - Flip - Zetterberg ???

Let's not forget that Cleary started season on 1st line - and finished on the 3rd line. He very good 3rd liner but let's be honest here, Cleary on the 1st line is CRAZY.

Flip is 2nd line player and let keep him on 2nd line - more he play, better he plays. Hudler is nice player but is the last thing we need right now - another small/soft skilled player, it should be NO THANKS.

Abdelkader is not winger and he CAN'T play as a winger - he need/play as CENTER - keep that in your mind.

Ericsson top 4 def - not sure about that one either.

Erskine is $1.25M / Carkner is $.5M - You need to replace Lilja (he will never be the same) by one of them or someone similar...


Trading for Kaberle - well I would trade Hudler and maybe a prospect for Kaberle (IF LIDS IS GONE). Going after Corvo or Kubina it's NEED - we have only 1 RH Def. It provides you better option than keeping Williams at the point - something that most of posters also wanted.



EDIT: Good luck with your 2nd PP unit...

Holmstrom plays best with Datsyuk.As far as defense goes,Lidstrom should be back.Let Lilja,Meech,and Lebda walk and bring up Kindl and sign a rugged defensive defensemen such as:

1.Andy Sutton
2.Shane O'Brien
3.John Erskine
4.Matt Carkner
5.Shane Hnidy
6.Sheldon Brookbank
7.Jay Leach
8.Nick Boynton
9.Jeff Woywitka
10.Willie Mitchell
11.Aaron Ward
12.Steve Montador
13.Jim Vandermeer
14.Steve Staios
15.Jason Strudwick
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Posted 18 April 2010 - 12:33 PM

Miller and Eaves why ? we dont need both as much as i like Miller, Eaves is a better player and will be the one that stays. To keep Millers 19pts over Berts 45pts would be crazy almost as crazy as Cleary on line 1.


Franzen-Datsyuk-Holmstrom
Zetterberg-Filppula-Hudler
Cleary-Abdelkader-Bertuzzi
Eaves-Helm-Draper
Ritola

Lidstrom-Rafalski
Kronwall-Stuart
Lilja-Ericcson
Kindl

if Lids retires Willie Mitchell id try and pick up

Kronwall-Rafalski
Mitchell-Stuart
Lilja-Ericcson
Kindl

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 01:25 PM

Miller and Eaves why ? we dont need both as much as i like Miller, Eaves is a better player and will be the one that stays. To keep Millers 19pts over Berts 45pts would be crazy almost as crazy as Cleary on line 1.


Franzen-Datsyuk-Holmstrom
Zetterberg-Filppula-Hudler
Cleary-Abdelkader-Bertuzzi
Eaves-Helm-Draper
Ritola

Lidstrom-Rafalski
Kronwall-Stuart
Lilja-Ericcson
Kindl


I can get behind this line-up. I don't imagine Lids will retire, though.

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 07:33 PM

If Hudler comes back, I really don't see any new additions of significance.


Maybe a backup keeper...
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Posted 23 April 2010 - 09:52 PM

Maybe a backup keeper...


There are no goalies in the league better than Osgood who would cost the Wings as much or less than Osgood.

Goalies who:
1) Have lower cap hits than Osgood
2) Have deals for next season
3) Would potentially be upgrades in skill

Are:

Tuukka Rask, Bos $1.25m
Steve Mason, Clb $905k
Semyon Varlamov, Wsh $822k

Rask is the only goalie there who is not on an entry level deal. He signed a two year deal with Boston coming off his entry level deal, and signed it expecting to back up Tim Thomas, the reigning Vezina winner.

None of these goalies would be acquirable without giving up significant assets. The chances of Howard being a required piece of the deal is likely, meaning to acquire any of them as backup would mean they are backing up Osgood. There are no UFA goalies who would be upgrades, so what exactly do you suggest?

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 10:55 AM

You guys are all dreaming. 23 man roster:

Franzen - Datsyuk - Holmstrom
Bertuzzi - Zetterberg - Filppula
Hudler - Helm - Cleary
Miller - Abdelkader - Eaves
Draper, Ritola

Lidstrom - Rafalski
Kronwall - Stuart
Lilja - Ericsson
Kindl

Howard
Osgood

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 05:22 PM

You guys are all dreaming.

Franzen - Datsyuk - Holmstrom
Bertuzzi - Zetterberg - Filppula
Hudler - Helm - Cleary
Miller - Abdelkader - Eaves
Draper

Lidstrom - Rafalski
Kronwall - Stuart
Lilja - Ericsson
Kindl

Howard
Osgood


If i'm not mistaken, Ritola has to come up like Kindl does or we loose him. I do however have strange new feelings about a Miller - Abdelkader - Eaves line. I likes.

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 06:02 PM

If i'm not mistaken, Ritola has to come up like Kindl does or we loose him. I do however have strange new feelings about a Miller - Abdelkader - Eaves line. I likes.

I hope they re-sign Brad May.
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