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Calgary trades Brendan Morrison to the Hawks


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#1 Vladiator

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 02:00 AM

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=386262

I think that the Hawks got the best of this trade. Looks like the Hawks or loading up for a run into the playoffs.

Thoughts?

#2 Doc Holliday

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 02:06 AM

At first I thought it said Brendan Morrow.

I was about to flip my s***.

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 02:18 AM

Pretty insignificant move. Helps their depth at center, but I don't think it really makes than any more dangerous than they already were.

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 02:31 AM

At first I thought it said Brendan Morrow.

I was about to flip my s***.


Yep, my bad...I was thinking the same thing :)

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 02:40 AM

Brendan Morrison is not a big deal. I do not think Holland cares much.

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 03:07 AM

For a minute thought I though it was Brendan Morrow. I would have said "This would be the worse Birthday for me ever." But in reality I don't see old Kenny worrying too much about this one.

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 04:11 AM

Never thought that much to him when he was in his prime, just the guy who passed the puck to Nasland and Bertuzzi. I don't think he's the answer to the Hawks lack of a #2 centre.
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Posted 28 January 2012 - 08:45 AM

At first I thought it said Brendan Morrow.

I was about to flip my s***.

Same here man heart attack there

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 10:02 AM

Same here man heart attack there


I made the same mistake as everyone else. That was a good shock to get me going on a saturday morning.

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 10:16 AM

I didn't realize he was still in the league. Sorry brendan

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 10:48 AM

At first I thought it said Brendan Morrow.

I was about to flip my s***.


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Posted 28 January 2012 - 11:40 AM

Morrison adds almost nothing to their team. If this is the Hawks big deadline move they've been waiting for, color me unimpressed.

This seems exactly like the type of player the Hawks DON'T need.

They spent their offseason acquiring aging over-the-hill players who are well past their primes in Brunette, Mayers, Montador, O'Donnell, and now they sign an undersized 36 year old with serious injury problems.
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Posted 28 January 2012 - 12:30 PM

This isn't the early 2000s Brendan Morrison who played on the Bert-Naslund line.

Very vanilla move.

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 12:54 PM

I updated the topic title to help try and avoid the "Chicago got Brendan Morrow?!?!?!" confusion.

This deal seems more like a move to find someplace for Morrison to play. He had pretty limited ice time in Calgary, from what I've read so far.

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Posted 28 January 2012 - 01:32 PM

The Hawks will be our biggest competitor during the trade deadline. Another original 6 team, with a younger core and a great future in terms of Cup contention.

Holland will have to be brash to outwit their GM.
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Posted 30 January 2012 - 11:00 AM

Didn't expect him to be moved by Calgary.

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