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#461 whitey

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 01:53 PM

Kulfan believes Brunner's number is closer to $4.0 mil...

 

"Hitting the free-agent market Friday, Brunner is expected to find a team this week that will sign him for a multi-year contract worth close to $4 million annually.""

From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitne...9#ixzz2YO4XLtmj



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Posted 07 July 2013 - 01:57 PM

Kulfan believes Brunner's number is closer to $4.0 mil...
 
"Hitting the free-agent market Friday, Brunner is expected to find a team this week that will sign him for a multi-year contract worth close to $4 million annually.""

From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitne...9#ixzz2YO4XLtmj


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Posted 07 July 2013 - 02:42 PM

Brunner is expendable. We dont need him. It would be nice to have him, but we dont have room.


You keep saying the same thing over and over, we get it you're not his biggest fan. But you are not responding with anything of value. You just say Brunner is expendable after a long analysis of why he isn't a proper response would give reasons why you think he is expendable. Otherwise your comments are completely and utterly useless

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 03:06 PM

You keep saying the same thing over and over, we get it you're not his biggest fan. But you are not responding with anything of value. You just say Brunner is expendable after a long analysis of why he isn't a proper response would give reasons why you think he is expendable. Otherwise your comments are completely and utterly useless


Ok. I will explain:

Alfredsson is signed, making Brunner expendable.

You dont need to be a rocket scientist or even a sesquipedalian to understand why Brunner is now expendable. It's quite an easy concept.

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 03:17 PM

While I don't necessarily agree that Brunner is "expendable", I do believe he is highly replaceable. I know they're not right-handed shots, but I think Nyquist and/or Tatar will be able to provide some much needed depth. Depending on which bodies are moved out, one or both of them are going to be able to put up some points.

As mentioned, Alfie and Weiss are going to add some serious offensive as well. It might just be optimism on paper, but I really feel like the PP and overall offensive game of this team is turning around big time. Saw something mentioned about a Z-D-Mule, Kronner-Alfie powerplay unit... tell me that doesn't scream offensive. I think it'll be highly effective, especially if Alfie can run along the half-boards on his off-wing.
 



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Posted 07 July 2013 - 03:31 PM

I kind of have hte feeling he wont get signed by anyone now. It may (or maybe not) to late. Plus he does have a final year left on his EVZ contract.


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Posted 07 July 2013 - 03:39 PM

It's only 2 days after the start of FA, I don't think it's too late. This is normal, the big fish go first, and it's takes longer for the dust to settle and the other FA's to sign. I like Brunner, but I don't think he's proven enough in the short time he's been in the NHL to demand a long term deal between 3-4 million. Tatar is more than a suitable replacement.

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 03:56 PM

It's only 2 days after the start of FA, I don't think it's too late. This is normal, the big fish go first, and it's takes longer for the dust to settle and the other FA's to sign. I like Brunner, but I don't think he's proven enough in the short time he's been in the NHL to demand a long term deal between 3-4 million. Tatar is more than a suitable replacement.

 

Agreed. Not sure whats up with this guy, coming over, playing HALF A SEASON and then acting like he's the big s***. 

 

Go get Garth Snow to throw money at you if thats how you want to play it. 



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Posted 07 July 2013 - 04:04 PM

 

Agreed. Not sure whats up with this guy, coming over, playing HALF A SEASON and then acting like he's the big s***. 

 

Go get Garth Snow to throw money at you if thats how you want to play it. 

 

Well, currently the Islanders have about $22 million in cap space so I wouldn't call it out of the question.

 

I also think it's hilarious that they still owe Alexei Yashin $2.2 mil for the next TWO seasons!



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Posted 07 July 2013 - 04:35 PM

At first I thought if both sides would give a little: Wings + 0,25 to their best offer and Brunners camp minus 0,25 from their demands a deal could be reached, but if he is reall pushing for around 4 m per than sorry, but thats ridiculous and I really like him. If I were Holland, I'd offer 3,25 x 3 take it or leave it.

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 04:36 PM

Yea thats true too...You really cannot compare anything on a half season of work. Just take the damn wings contract Damien.


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Posted 07 July 2013 - 04:37 PM

Problem is Holland already offered 2.5 take it or leave it.

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 04:41 PM

Why doesn't Holland just increase the offer by taking money away from that Cleary contract he was planning on burdening the team with?  

 

I'd rather have Brunner for an overpayment than have him for 2.5, plus Cleary for whatever the hell he was offered.  


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Posted 07 July 2013 - 04:53 PM

Why doesn't Holland just increase the offer by taking money away from that Cleary contract he was planning on burdening the team with?  
 
I'd rather have Brunner for an overpayment than have him for 2.5, plus Cleary for whatever the hell he was offered.  


Great idea just increase the damn offer a bit and sign this guy, he should easily be the top priority right now. If the Wings lose him and re-sign Cleary it would be stupid.

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 04:57 PM

Great idea just increase the damn offer a bit and sign this guy, he should easily be the top priority right now. If the Wings lose him and re-sign Cleary it would be stupid.

 

Although I wonder how much of Holland pursuing Cleary has to do with Brunner not coming back?

 

Signing both Brunner and Cleary would have been stupid to begin with.  Too much cap room wasted.    

 

 

In any case Brunner not returning doesn't mean Holland should go after the ugliest girl at the bar.  


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Posted 07 July 2013 - 05:03 PM


Great idea just increase the damn offer a bit and sign this guy, he should easily be the top priority right now. If the Wings lose him and re-sign Cleary it would be stupid.


 
Although I wonder how much of Holland pursuing Cleary has to do with Brunner not coming back?
 
Signing both Brunner and Cleary would have been stupid to begin with.  Too much cap room wasted.    
 
 
In any case Brunner not returning doesn't mean Holland should go after the ugliest girl at the bar.  


The thing is this should have been done some weeks ago why did he wait so long. It is not like the Wings played till January...if Brunner goes I hope he signs with the Islanders they are a young and coming team him and Tavares would be deadly

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 05:13 PM

Brunner lost his chance with the Wings when they signed Weiss and Alfie.  They no longer have the cap space.  And $4M? Forget it.

 

They will have to shed cap space just to sign Anderson and Nyquist.  Brunner and Cleary both blew their chances, now they will end up signing with non-playoff teams.

 

Brunner was a gamble anyway.  He's not tough and not good defensively.  Best case, he would need to improve his game considerably and who knows if he could last and entire season.

 

Move on.


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Posted 07 July 2013 - 06:39 PM

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SwissHockeyNews
about 4 hours ago
Rumour | Both the Buffalo #Sabres and the Florida #Panthers seem to be interested in signing Damien #Brunner.
 
And, as you know..
 
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georgemalik
about 5 hours ago
Afternoon post updated 4x: @tkulfan believes that Damien Brunner will ink a $4 million contract this week! http://t.co/2u03hglthy

Edited by FireCaptain, 07 July 2013 - 06:41 PM.

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 07:13 PM

As much as I like Brunner but at 4 million? Way too steep for him IF AND ONLY IF THAT RUMOR is true.

 

Both Buffalo and Florida in our division next season, great.

 

We'll be seeing him a lot then



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Posted 07 July 2013 - 07:22 PM

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SwissHockeyNews
about 4 hours ago

Rumour | Both the Buffalo #Sabres and the Florida #Panthers seem to be interested in signing Damien #Brunner.
 
And, as you know..
 

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Afternoon post updated 4x: @tkulfan believes that Damien Brunner will ink a $4 million contract this week! http://t.co/2u03hglthy

Sabres? Maybe he can play on a line with Leino! As a matter of fact, perhaps Sammy will waive his NTC and they can make a line call it the misfit exwings? Awww, we can dream.
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