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Posted 21 April 2010 - 03:43 PM

Say all you want about him not being the reason we were handcuffed etc.

The guy is still the most one dimensional player I think I've ever seen. 57 points doesn't mean that much when you can't play on a 2nd line because youre not responsible enough defensively

Weird. And I always thought you need to be more defensively responsible when playing in the 3rd line.

By the way. I think it's good that we don't put too much money getting more two-way guys as we already have a bunch of them. Why do we need Hudler to be on the PK? We could get some guy with Hudler's offensive abilities plus great defensive talent but it would also mean much bigger cap hit. We have Zetterberg, Filppula, Datsyuk etc. great two-way players. Zetterberg and Datsyuk both had only 70 points this season. I think we need some pure offense rather than more two-way players.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 03:44 PM

Agreed - although I will say 57 points is pretty impressive considering his ice time, but I dunno if he can repeat, or get even more with the same ice time year after year...Guess we'll find out soon enough.

I'm sure he'll put up good numbers but with more ice time I really doubt he would get alot more points. Playing against better competition would effect his points per time on ice drastically. Plus the fact that he is a PP specialist getting points really stacked his numbers. He also was on a third line that this year has a 30 goal scorer and Flip who has came out as a legit top 6 forward. It wasn't your average third line. I'm not mad to have him coming back but I would be happier trading him for someone that can play offense and defense. 3 million could get us a pretty solid second liner.

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 03:46 PM

I would say it is pretty likely considering he has improved since he started in the NHL.


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Posted 21 April 2010 - 03:49 PM

I'm sure he'll put up good numbers but with more ice time I really doubt he would get alot more points. Playing against better competition would effect his points per time on ice drastically. Plus the fact that he is a PP specialist getting points really stacked his numbers. He also was on a third line that this year has a 30 goal scorer and Flip who has came out as a legit top 6 forward. It wasn't your average third line. I'm not mad to have him coming back but I would be happier trading him for someone that can play offense and defense. 3 million could get us a pretty solid second liner.

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 03:51 PM

I'm sure he'll put up good numbers but with more ice time I really doubt he would get alot more points. Playing against better competition would effect his points per time on ice drastically. Plus the fact that he is a PP specialist getting points really stacked his numbers. He also was on a third line that this year has a 30 goal scorer and Flip who has came out as a legit top 6 forward. It wasn't your average third line. I'm not mad to have him coming back but I would be happier trading him for someone that can play offense and defense. 3 million could get us a pretty solid second liner.

That's how I've always felt; more minutes doesn't always = more points, or better overall performance.

IMHO more ice time for Hudler would most likely = more exposure of his faults ie lack of speed, lack of defensive ability, and getting knocked around more by the other teams top Dmen due to his small frame.

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 03:51 PM

I'm sure he'll put up good numbers but with more ice time I really doubt he would get alot more points. Playing against better competition would effect his points per time on ice drastically. Plus the fact that he is a PP specialist getting points really stacked his numbers. He also was on a third line that this year has a 30 goal scorer and Flip who has came out as a legit top 6 forward. It wasn't your average third line. I'm not mad to have him coming back but I would be happier trading him for someone that can play offense and defense. 3 million could get us a pretty solid second liner.

You really think Filppula was a top6 player last year or Samuelsson a 30 goal scorer? Also, it's not 3m. Don't change things around.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 03:52 PM

I'm sure he'll put up good numbers but with more ice time I really doubt he would get alot more points. Playing against better competition would effect his points per time on ice drastically. Plus the fact that he is a PP specialist getting points really stacked his numbers. He also was on a third line that this year has a 30 goal scorer and Flip who has came out as a legit top 6 forward. It wasn't your average third line. I'm not mad to have him coming back but I would be happier trading him for someone that can play offense and defense. 3 million could get us a pretty solid second liner.


Really?

Stacked?

He scored most of his goals at even strength and had less than half of his points on the powerplay. With such little time who even cares? Our powerplay could use a guy like Hudler.

And who could Detroit pick up at 2.75 or less that would be more valuable than Hudler?

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 03:55 PM

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Wow. A pair of 30 point scorers.

But of course they're real North American boys and not threatening Europeans like Hudler so they'd definitely be better choices for our top6.

Really?

Stacked?

He scored most of his goals at even strength and had less than half of his points on the powerplay. With such little time who even cares? Our powerplay could use a guy like Hudler.

And who could Detroit pick up at 2.75 or less that would be more valuable than Hudler?

I'd also like to see some answers to this question. We don't really need two-way players any more, so all that pretty much matters is offense. Hudler has already put up 57 points and has potential for easily put +60 next year and +70 in the future.

Who can we get with 2.75 or less who puts up points like that? Tell me please anti-hudler guys.

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 03:59 PM

Wow. A pair of 30 point scorers.

But of course they're real North American boys and not threatening Europeans like Hudler so they'd definitely be better choices for our top6.

I'd also like to see some answers to this question. We don't really need two-way players any more, so all that pretty much matters is offense. Hudler has already put up 57 points and has potential for easily put +60 next year and +70 in the future.

Who can we get with 2.75 or less who puts up points like that? Tell me please anti-hudler guys.

A pair of guys that are more rounded than Hudler.Hudler isn't gonna score 70.Get the f*** over yourself.Armstrong will score more than 30 points.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 04:02 PM

Is this why he was "released"? From TSN :

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Reports from Russia say financially struggling Dynamo will merge with Moscow-area club HC MVD.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 04:04 PM

A pair of guys that are more rounded than Hudler.Hudler isn't gonna score 70.Get the f*** over yourself.Armstrong will score more than 30 points.

As I said, we don't need to pay guys for playing PK as already have one of the best two-way forwards in the game. We need offense and I'd think it's stupid to right now pay more for a guy who gives us less offense but better defense.

Colby Armstrong is 2 years older than Hudler. He's had a bigger role in Trashers than Hudler had here. Yet his best season is only 40 points and didn't even break 30 points this season. Hudler had 57 points here while playing in 3rd line. I think the chances that Hudler scores 70 points are much bigger than Armstrong scoring 60 points.

Maybe you're the one who should get over yourself, especially as you have basically no proof for your arguments. If one can even call those arguments.

Maybe you should be a fan of some other team if you don't like European players or players who can actually PLAY the game. You know, play with the puck.

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 04:05 PM

Wow. A pair of 30 point scorers.

But of course they're real North American boys and not threatening Europeans like Hudler so they'd definitely be better choices for our top6.

I'd also like to see some answers to this question. We don't really need two-way players any more, so all that pretty much matters is offense. Hudler has already put up 57 points and has potential for easily put +60 next year and +70 in the future.

Who can we get with 2.75 or less who puts up points like that? Tell me please anti-hudler guys.

What concerns me more than the reg season point totals is what a guy can do in the playoffs...Somewhat slow, defensive liability, lack of physicality aren't traits GMs are looking for when spring arrives.

Hudler's saving grace is his ability for scoring key goals at even strength, and his pp prowess.

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 04:08 PM

What concerns me more than the reg season point totals is what a guy can do in the playoffs...Somewhat slow, defensive liability, lack of physicality aren't traits GMs are looking for when spring arrives.

Hudler's saving grace is his ability for scoring key goals at even strength, and his pp prowess.

I'm not concerned about that as we're still talking about the best offensive guy available on the market for that kinda money.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 04:10 PM

As I said, we don't need to pay guys for playing PK as already have one of the best two-way forwards in the game. We need offense and I'd think it's stupid to right now pay more for a guy who gives us less offense but better defense.

Colby Armstrong is 2 years older than Hudler. He's had a bigger role in Trashers had here. Yet his best season is only 40 points and didn't even break 30 points this season. Hudler had 57 points here while playing in 3rd line. I think the chances that Hudler scores 70 points are much bigger than Armstrong scoring 60 points.

Maybe you're the one who should get over yourself, especially as you have basically no proof for your arguments. If one can even call those arguments.

Maybe you should be a fan of some other team if you don't like European players or players who can actually PLAY the game. You know, play with the puck.

I'm sorry.What does defense win again?championships or something?But thats not an argument i guess.what a load of s***.I like guys that can play defense too.I'm not a big fan of one dimensional players.Sorry.Guess i'm not a true fan.Defense wins championships.Assf***.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 04:14 PM

I'm not concerned about that as we're still talking about the best offensive guy available on the market for that kinda money.

That may be - however these playoffs are a different breed of animal, and it generally rewards teams whom play a solid defensive game mixed in with success on both the pp, and pk .

Hudler will help out on the pp during both the reg season, and playoffs, but IMO his worth at even strength during the playoffs can be a concern.

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 04:15 PM

I'm sorry.What does defense win again?championships or something?But thats not an argument i guess.what a load of s***.I like guys that can play defense too.I'm not a big fan of one dimensional players.Sorry.Guess i'm not a true fan.Defense wins championships.Assf***.

Yeah, but we have Zetterberg, Datsyuk, Filppula, Helm, Eaves, Miller, Draper, Cleary... all good defensive guys. We don't need a guy for our PK.

Our top forwards only had 70 points this season. I don't think that's so much. We need more offense and the fact is that if you want to get a guy with imaginary offense rated 10 and defense rated 5 it's cheaper or much cheaper than a guy with offense rated 10 and defense rated 7. And we wouldn't really even have no real use for that defensive ability. We need to strengthen our offense more than our defense at this time, that's the point.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 04:20 PM

Yeah, but we have Zetterberg, Datsyuk, Filppula, Helm, Eaves, Miller, Draper, Cleary... all good defensive guys. We don't need a guy for our PK.

Our top forwards only had 70 points this season. I don't think that's so much. We need more offense and the fact is that if you want to get a guy with imaginary offense rated 10 and defense rated 5 it's cheaper or much cheaper than a guy with offense rated 10 and defense rated 7. And we wouldn't really even have no real use for that defensive ability. We need to strengthen our offense more than our defense at this time, that's the point.

But all i'm saying is if he was more defensively sound,that would be nice.I'm not saying i hate all Euros,i just hope Hudler shows a more well rounded game this time around.Plus you can never have enough defensive specialists on a team.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 04:21 PM

"defense wins championships". "goaltending wins championships".

you know what wins championships? af****** TEAM wins, or loses, a championship. everything else is just scenery.

hudler will be a part of this TEAM next fall. the TEAM you all claim to root for. case closed. next argument.

seriously, its like listening to NBA fans or something...
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 04:23 PM

"defense wins championships". "goaltending wins championships".

you know what wins championships? af****** TEAM wins, or loses, a championship. everything else is just scenery.

hudler will be a part of this TEAM next fall. the TEAM you all claim to root for. case closed. next argument.

seriously, its like listening to NBA fans or something...

A well-rounded TEAM.Not a one-dimensional TEAM.
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Posted 21 April 2010 - 04:24 PM

What concerns me more than the reg season point totals is what a guy can do in the playoffs...Somewhat slow, defensive liability, lack of physicality aren't traits GMs are looking for when spring arrives.

Hudler's saving grace is his ability for scoring key goals at even strength, and his pp prowess.


His playoff performance last year was a little disappointing. Yes, he did suffer a fairly traumatic hit. The sight of your own blood will do that to ya. Did that make him relatively invisible for the rest of the playoffs? If so then that makes it a little too easy for other teams to limit his effectiveness.





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